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Reflections on Smarter Balanced

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Forest friends find home in River Grove

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SWAG members share views on teen drivers

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Lake Monsters douse the competition

Lake Monsters douse the competition

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Library to offer Early Literacy Workshop

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Lake Oswego's Education

April 16, 2015

School Notes

by Jillian Daley
School board forum coming up A School Board Public Forum is slated for April 21 at Lakeridge Junior High School. Two positions on the Lake Oswego School Board are open in the May 19 special…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Lake Oswego Junior High eighth-grader Emmy Markgraff took first in the speech category of a Lake Oswego Rotary Club contest.
April 09, 2015

Rotary lauds LOJ, Lakeridge students

by Jillian Daley
Middle-schoolers won prizes this week for their essays and speeches The Lake Oswego Rotary Club honored four local students this week for writing and speaking about the humanitarian principles…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Junior Pacer dancers land first place at state championship.
April 09, 2015

Local dancers are all standouts

by Jillian Daley
Junior Pacers win first place in state, Junior Lakers take second Lakeridge Junior Pacers leapt into first place at the Oregon Junior Dance Team Championships on Saturday — and Lake Oswego…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Lake Monsters four-member robot drive team includes (from left) Cade Doebele, Kristin Taylor, Michael Gilroy and Tristan Thompson.
April 09, 2015

Programmed for success

by Jillian Daley
Lake Monsters head to international competition for the second time in team history The Lake Monsters Robotics team has landed a spot in the international FIRST Robotics Competition, and the…
CALO
April 09, 2015

Beauty beheld in my brown eyes

by Katie Calo
Pacer Notes As a young woman, one of the challenges I’ve had to face is society’s concept of beauty. After years of struggling to grasp it, I have made little progress and I know that it will be…
SUBMITTED - Ann Karneus earned a Gold Medal for her drawing, 'Trillions of Twigs.'
April 09, 2015

School Notes

by Jillian Daley
Students dominate national art competition Local students cleaned up in the 2015 National Scholastic Art Awards. Results of the contest were announced last month and Lakeridge High School’s art…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Team Axis, which received the Control Award at a regional competition, shares a moment together (from left): Crystal Liu, Lauren Cooper, Jacklin Chang, William Miller, Colin Mitchell (captain), Annika Matthys, Daniar Imanbayev, Rob Leavitt, Peter Sukamto, Chuck Lu, Peter Liu, Owen Chu and Max Chu.
April 02, 2015

LOHS robotics team headed to national competition

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Six teams in Portland metro area will advance from regional competition Six Portland-area robotics teams are on their way to the national championships in St. Louis after winning their divisions…
April 02, 2015

School Notes

by Jillian Daley
Lakeridge Company event coming up Lakeridge High School’s show choir, Company, will offer Lake Oswegans a chance to drink in a vibrant display of song and dance this month when it presents “Take…
April 02, 2015

Science-minded students succeed

by Jillian Daley
LOJ kids honored at Intel Northwest Science Expo By Jillian DaleyReporter503-636-1281, ext. 109email: jdaley@lakeoswegoreview.comFollow me on TwitterVisit us on FacebookSeveral Lake Oswego…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Six Lake Oswego High School students will attend an international DECA competition this month in Florida.
April 02, 2015

DECA-laring victory in state competition

by Jillian Daley
LOHS, Lakeridge students qualify for the international DECA contest later this month Students from Lake Oswego and Lakeridge high schools scooped up a slew of awards at the recent state DECA…

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SUBMITTED PHOTO: ROBYN ROSE - Lake Oswego High School student Speech and Debate Team members strike a pose. Student Zohar Hoter relaxes horizontally in the very the front row.
Apr 02, 2015

Local students speak up

by Jillian Daley
LOHS and Lakeridge students place in Speech and Debate tourney Local students proved their prowess for arguing a point and speaking their mind during a recent tournament at Lakeridge High…
TORVALDS
Apr 02, 2015

A tale of two seniors

by Patricia Torvalds and Sydney Roberts
Maverick Notes Review columnist Patricia Torvalds, a senior at Riverdale High School, applied to 11 colleges, all but three of which had acceptance rates below 20 percent. Torvalds has been…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: JAMES MCGREW - Laker dancers show off their moves at state.
Mar 26, 2015

LOHS dancers take title

by Jillian Daley
Lakeridge dancers claim third place in their division at OSAA competition Lake Oswego might as well be Dance Town, USA. Lake Oswego High School dancers triumphed at state in the 6A Intermediate…
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Riverdale students (from left) Hadley Kohnstaram, Kate Hollingshead, Madeleine Abrams and Cole Bemis are organizing the International Bridge Building Competition event in Portland.
Mar 26, 2015

Riverdale students sweep bridge-building contest

by Jillian Daley
Two Mavericks will head to the international competition in April Most people have no idea about the interconnected roles that torsion, compression and tension play when it comes to building…
NUDELMAN
Mar 26, 2015

School Notes

by Jillian Daley
LOHS alum earns honor A Lake Oswego high School graduate recently was elected president of the Student Government Association of Chapman University in Orange, Calif. Josh Nudelman, LOHS Class of…
Gresham High School
Mar 22, 2015

IN PHOTOS: State Dance - Large and Small Dance Division

by Brian Monihan
Gresham and Valley Catholic High Schools take top honors at this weekend's state dance championships. Photos by J. Brian Monihan (unless otherwise noted) Local high school dance teams did well…
REVIEW PHOTO: JILLIAN DALEY - Lily Barna, 14, (right) shows off some of the dresses she and her mom Stacy Barna collected for Abbys Closet, a nonprofit organization.
Mar 19, 2015

'A lot of not giving up'

by Jillian Daley
Lily Barna spearheaded a project to support Abby's Closet, collecting more than 150 dresses One Lake Oswego 14-year-old is making sure girls get their Cinderella moment. Portland Jewish Academy…
CHO-RICHMOND
Mar 19, 2015

LOHS teen earns place in pageant

by Jillian Daley
A Lake Oswego High School senior has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Oregon Pageant. Madison Cho-Richmond, 17, will be participating in the Miss Oregon Teen (ages…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Riverdale High School earned third place at the 2015 State Mock Trial Competition in Portland last week.
Mar 19, 2015

Teens take on the courtroom

by Jillian Daley
LOHS and Lakeridge compete at state Mock Trial event; Riverdale High places third Local teens know how to argue — some of them as well as legal professionals. Riverdale High School students took…
ZHANG
Mar 19, 2015

Generation 'Me'

by Jillian Daley
Laker Notes If I had to give my generation a nickname, I think I’d call us the “Me” generation. (I’m sure somebody’s already offered this clever tagline, but just bear with me for now.) The…




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