WL-WV celebrates the arts

WL-WV celebrates the arts

Annual district-wide art festival scheduled for April 19 at Arts and Technology High School Now...

A need for new voices

A need for new voices

Survey the first 10 high school juniors you meet and, odds are, they’ll have an opinion on a...

A tough loss for Team 1425

A tough loss for Team 1425

West Linn-Wilsonville's high school robotics team ends its season at the Portland regional...

WL-WV presents draft charter for Three Rivers

WL-WV presents draft charter for Three Rivers

School board approves calendar, receives financial update and reviews potential capital...

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West Linn's Education

April 17, 2014

Two from WL-WV compete at state geography bee

by Kate Hoots
One student each from Athey Creek and Wood middle schools advance to state round Two young geography whizzes from West Linn and Wilsonville competed in the Oregon state geographic bee for a…
by: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: VERN UYETAKE - Hyrum Worth, an eighth-grader at Wood, plays the lead role of Ren McCormack, a city teen whose move to a small town causes waves in the musical Footloose.
April 10, 2014

Middle school students cut 'Footloose'

by Kate Hoots
Annual middle school musical opens April 10 The curtain is ready to rise on the West Linn-Wilsonville school district’s 2014 middle school musical. Young actors from the district’s three middle…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Bolton students like fifth-grader Oliver Chapdelaine, left, use the schools garden for outdoor fun and learning.
April 10, 2014

Boost Bolton garden with online votes

by Kate Hoots
Bolton Primary School’s “outdoor classroom,” the school’s garden, could receive a huge boost if the garden committee is successful in its quest for a grant from Seeds of Change. All that’s…
April 10, 2014

Education Briefs

by Kate Hoots
Help girls gain confidence Girls from ages 10 to 13 are invited to sign up for series of empowerment and mentoring sessions presented by West Linn parent and psychotherapist Diane Gans in…
by: TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Seventh-grader Aiden Anderson gets into the spirit of the event at Athey Creek Natural Helpers zumba dance party.
April 10, 2014

Unified - and dancing

by Kate Hoots
Athey Creek leadership group sponsors Zumba event to benefit Unified Sports Students at Athey Creek Middle School in West Linn celebrated Disability Awareness the week of March 17. In the…
Caleb Smith
April 10, 2014

Student Speak

by Kate Hoots
Stafford Primary School What is the best way to spend time outdoors now that the weather is warming up? "Find eggs and stuff from the Easter Bunny. Unless they're regular eggs. I hate regular…
Anderson
April 10, 2014

Two perspectives on an essay

by Keeley Anderson
As a graduating senior, my life is beginning to change as I prepare for the greatest adventure of my younger years. New responsibilities begin to pile up as I enter into the world of adulthood.…
by: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: VERN UYETAKE - Michele Jaffe's children attend schools in both West Linn and Wilsonville. She is organizing garage sale fundraisers to benefit groups at Athey Creek Middle School and Wilsonvile High School.
April 03, 2014

Turning trash to treasure

by Kate Hoots
Athey Creek, WHS parent leads two garage sale fundraisers for school groups Some might call Michele Jaffe a savvy fundraiser. Others might call her a glutton for punishment. It all depends on…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO: JORDAN VANSISE - Jordan VanSise's self-portrait is one of 10 finalists in the Sony World Photography Awards.
April 03, 2014

Marylhurst student named a finalist in world photography…

by The Tidings
Marylhurst University student Jordan VanSise is a finalist in the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards Student Focus competition. VanSise is in his sophomore year at Marylhurst. His photograph,…
April 03, 2014

CCC explores potential bond measure

by The Spokesman
$90 million bond would continue colleges average tax rate After an independent survey commissioned by Clackamas Community College in January showed that 60 percent of residents surveyed support…

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Apr 03, 2014

The West Linn walk

by Madison Staten
You know the overused Franklin D. Roosevelt quote, “We have nothing to fear but fear itself”? It's printed on everything from bookmarks to coffee mugs, and it is apparently a nationwide…
Apr 03, 2014

Education Briefs

by Kate Hoots
Buy tickets for middle school musical The West Linn-Wilsonville School District’s middle school musical is back. This year’s production of “Footloose” will have you singing and dancing in the…
by: SUBMITTED FILE PHOTO - West Linn High school is a four-year comprehensive school with about 1,600 students, 81 certified staff members and an average class size of 31.
Apr 03, 2014

Oregon bill changing dual credit becomes law

by Jillian Daley
Underclassmen encouraged to pursue college credit while in high school A change in state law furthers Gov. John Kitzhaber’s education reform efforts, clarifying who can participate in dual…
by: FILE PHOTO - Opened in 2012, Trillium Creek Primary School has received numerous awards for its architecture and design. The school recently received an award for sustainability education.
Apr 03, 2014

West Linn school recognized for sustainability

by The Tidings
Trillium Creek earns Oregon Sustainable Schools award for education efforts Trillium Creek Primary School is already a winner, having received several accolades for its architecture and design.…
by: TIDINGS PHOTO: KATE HOOTS - From left, Boeckman Creek readers Kyle Lam, Peyton Tolboe, Cameron Koenig, Ellie Count and Eliab Bautista take a break between matches.
Mar 27, 2014

WL students compete at OBOB regionals

by Kate Hoots
Teams of readers from WL primary school participate in regional book competition Pages were turning at Stafford Primary School on March 8 when teams from 58 primary schools around the area…
by: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: JOSH KULLA - Adrian Shotola-Hardt, left, and Kjel Petterson-Willey fine-tune FIRST Team 1425's robot ahead of the regional competition at Wilsonville High School March 21 and 22.
Mar 27, 2014

Robotics team cruises to another win

by Kate Hoots
Error Code Xero takes first place at regional competition West Linn-Wilsonville School District’s high school FIRST robotics team did more than just host the regional competition at Wilsonville…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - From left, Leann Gallien, Steven Walsh, Cameron Bray and Sara Bray celebrate after their polar plunge March 1.
Mar 27, 2014

So cool they're cold

by Kate Hoots
Athey Creek's Cool Cougars take the Polar Plunge After months of rigorous training and a delay caused, ironically, by a winter snowstorm, a group of teachers from Athey Creek Middle School…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Yoga was one of the exercise options for families to explore at Sunset Primarys Family Fitness and Nutrition night.
Mar 27, 2014

Sunset families get fit

by Kate Hoots
School holds inaugural Family Fitness event March 7 Families had the opportunity to get fit while having fun at Sunset Primary School March 7 when the school hosted its inaugural Family Fitness…
by: TIDINGS PHOTO: J. BRIAN MONIHAN - The Debs show routine earned the team a fifth-place finish at the competition.
Mar 27, 2014

Debs win at OSAA competition

by Kate Hoots
West Linn High Schools dance team has done it again. The Debutantes competed in the OSAA dance and drill state championship last weekend, placing fifth overall in the show division. Here are…
Oliveras
Mar 27, 2014

Breaking high school stereotypes

by Sarah Oliveras
(Editor’s note: Inspired by the movie “The Breakfast Club,” student columnist Sarah Oliveras chose to create a five-part series based on a famous quote from the 1985 film’s conclusion. The movie…




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