Counting down the days

Counting down the days

Maverick Notes There are 82 days left until I leave for college, 12 days until graduation and...

So long and farewell

So long and farewell

SWAG members recognize loved ones who are going away and those they are leaving behind Before...

Playing a part

Playing a part

Lakeridge High School incoming senior Grayson Hennelly performs in "The A-List," which was...

In Anna's honor

In Anna's honor

Local 11-year-old inspires fundraiser this Sunday for Knight Cancer Institute The Lake Oswego...


Lake Oswego's Education

SANDERS LI
May 28, 2015

School Notes

by Jillian Daley
LOHS student named National Merit Scholar Lake Oswego High School senior Sanders Li has been named a National Merit Scholar. Li, who intends to study engineering in college, received a $2,500…
May 28, 2015

U.S. News rankings favor LO schools

by Jillian Daley
LOHS and Lakeridge are listed among the best in the state and also receive a coveted national ranking Lakeridge High and Lake Oswego High both earned a place among the most exceptional schools…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Lakeridge band students pause to take in the moment during a state competition at LaSells Stewart Center in Corvallis.
May 21, 2015

School Notes

by Jillian Daley
OSAA results are in Several Lakeridge High and Lake Oswego High schools’ ensembles qualified for state and performed well at the competition. The LOHS wind ensemble took 14th and the Lakeridge…
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UETAKE - Seniors Lucas Rosevear (left) and Patricia Torvalds are leading the XV: Autos hands-on engineering and coding class, teaching students such as sophomore Matthew Gilbert how to create an autonomous vehicle.
May 21, 2015

'A GREAT TEAM'

by Jillian Daley
Seniors Patricia Torvalds and Lucas Rosevear lead a hands-on engineering and coding class Within 25 years, vehicles could be driving themselves. The technology is in its early stages, and buying…
BERRY
May 21, 2015

My turn to donate

by Elizabeth Berry
Maverick Notes I have never been afraid of needles, but I wouldn’t say we are on the best of terms. No one likes the anxiety associated with the sharp prick of pain that a needle delivers.…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: CHASE ALLGOOD - PCC President Jeremy Brown was removed from his position Monday night, May 18, weeks after it was reported that he applied for a job in Arkansas.
May 21, 2015

PCC board ousts college president

by Pamplin Media Group
College and Brown said to be 'heading in different directions' The Portland Community College board voted Monday night to part ways with Jeremy Brown, the college president. Board members…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Fifth-grader Tino Mehaffey lavishes attention on Oak Creek Elementary School teacher Maria Strycker, who is retiring at the end of this year after 26 years with the Lake Oswego School District.
May 14, 2015

Appreciating educators everywhere

by Jillian Daley
Local schools celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Week Local educators took their places in the limelight last week during National Teacher Appreciation Week. At Hallinan Elementary,…
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Jack Dickinson, who plays Mike Connor, and Yelena Friedman, who plays Tracy Lord Haven, rehearse for 'The Philadelphia Story,' which opens tonight.
May 14, 2015

Lakeridge tells 'The Philadelphia Story'

by Jillian Daley
Seniors Molly Walker and Lucas Friedman will direct the show that will open tonight “The Philadelphia Story” is a Broadway-to-film dramedy that first hit the silver screen in 1940. But for…
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Visitor Craig Flynn instructs Lake Oswego Junior High School students Malaika Murphy (left) and Adrian Edwards on how to fire a civil war cannon.
May 14, 2015

LOJ exploding with educational activities

by The Review
Civil War re-enactors a the school last week to spotlight history Civil War re-enactors recently visited Lake Oswego Junior High School, firing cannons filled with gunpowder — but not…
ZHANG
May 14, 2015

This wasn't supposed to be an advice column

by Ada Zhang
Laker Notes April showers bring May flowers, and though we’ve not had much rain in recent weeks, my life has certainly been blossoming. Which is my clichéd, metaphorical way of saying that…

Don't miss the local news

May 14, 2015

College Notes

by Jillian Daley
The Lake Oswego Review regularly prints lists of college graduates, academic dean’s list honorees, scholarship winners and new college students. Here’s the latest information sent to the…
REVIEW PHOTO: JILLIAN DALEY - The cast and some of the crew of 'You Can't Take It With You' take five during a rehearsal.
May 14, 2015

LO Junior High puts on 1938 screwball comedy

by Jillian Daley
'You Can't Take It With You' showing this week For a concise take on the heart of the play “You Can’t Take It With You,” ask Lake Oswego Junior High School seventh-grader Cara Starke. “The whole…
May 14, 2015

School Notes

by Jillian Daley
Riverdale holding one-act series in LO Riverdale High School’s Drama Club will present “A Festival of One Act Plays” next week at the Lakewood Center for the Arts. The club is trying something…
KAVYA SREEDHAR
May 07, 2015

School Notes

by Jillian Daley
Two local students win National Merit Scholarships Two area students have earned a $2,500 National Merit Scholarship, one from Lake Oswego High and one from Lakeridge. Adary Zhang of LOHS and…
CALO
May 07, 2015

Help wanted

by Katie Calo
Pacer Notes The sweet, rich days of spring are upon us. School is winding down, the temperature is climbing, and many teenagers are looking for summer employment. In both my observation and own…
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Lakeridge juniors Jacob Krauss (left) and Richard Tuffs are riveted by the wisdom shared by ceramic artist Frank Boyden.
May 07, 2015

Shaping the future

by Jillian Daley
Clay colossus Frank Boyden gives Lakeridge ceramics students lessons on pottery and possibilities Frank Boyden, the founder of the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology and a renowned potter whose…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - G4 members deliver a presentation at a recent event.
May 07, 2015

Local robotics students giving and winning

by The Review
G4 and Lake Monsters exemplify Lake Oswego talent and caring Local robotics students can’t seem to stop excelling — and giving of their time. The G4: Girls Gotta Get Going all-girls robotics…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: DAVID ROLLINS - The Lakeridge High School prom court is (from left): front row: Katie Calo, Corina Pigg, Kate Kamerman, Emma Bartel, Madi Mayfield, Erin Elliott, Olivia Onustock, Emily Pearson and Morgan Wise; and back row: Matt Stephens, Kyle Delfatti, Bruno Homedes, Jake Spurgeon, Murray Bartho, Eric Dungey, Michael Kiever, Jon Grace and Lucas Friedman.
May 07, 2015

Local students celebrate spring

by Jillian Daley
Lakeridge students held prom last week, while LOHS was immersed in the May Fete tradition Spring is a bittersweet time of “lasts,” full of experiences that create lifelong memories. Among the…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Pink Piggies are seeking the public's help to fund their trip to the Destination Imagination Global Finals.
Apr 30, 2015

Local students place at state DI competition

by Jillian Daley
Westridge team lands first in Fine Arts, while a Hallinan-Lake Grove-Oak Creek team takes third in Brand Aid Local students haven’t lost their sense of wonder — in fact they’re being celebrated…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: LIZ RANDALL - Riverdale students honor the late Freddie Mercury with a trilogy of Queen classics (from left): senior Torrin Kelly, sophomore Isabel Pereira, senior Leksi Kostur, senior Nate Pereira singing lead and junior Brian Gentry on piano.
Apr 30, 2015

Riverdale Arts Show bursting with sights and sounds

by The Review
Music and artwork come together for April 22 event Riverdale High School was packed with portraits and sculptures and students were singing, strumming guitars and running their hands over…




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