Teenage complexity

Teenage complexity

My mom likes to remind me of the simplicity of her high school experience. Students were asked to...

Rites of spring

Rites of spring

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Spring brings art shows to WHS

Spring brings art shows to WHS

Student art on display at Wilsonville High School, with artist reception scheduled next Tuesday...

Prep, cook, eat

Prep, cook, eat

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Wilsonville's Education

April 15, 2015

College Notes

by Kate Hoots
Oregon State University A total of 889 students earned straight As (4.0 grade point average) and a spot on the honor roll at Oregon State University for the 2014 winter term. Another 3,767…
April 15, 2015

Board discusses budget realities, construction plans

by Kate Hoots
Online calendar allows public to follow 2014 capital bond plans, progress One of the top topics at the April 6 meeting of the West Linn-Wilsonville School Board was the state school funding for…
April 15, 2015

School Notes

by Kate Hoots
Attend district art show Saturday Showcasing works of art from students, elementary to high school, the West Linn Wilsonville District Art Show will be held April 18 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Art Tech…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The  members of FIRST Team 1425 - Error Code Xero - has qualified for an international competition, to be held in St. Louis, Mo., later this month. The team qualified after competing at the Pacific Northwest Regional competition in Cheney, Wash., last weekend.
April 08, 2015

Robotics team advances to world competition

by Kate Hoots
West Linn-Wilsonville's high school robotics team to compete at international event Wilsonville’s high school robotics team began the Pacific Northwest championship event last weekend with a…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Hunter Hoshaw, right, and Gavin Kim get ready to launch their rockets at last year's event.
April 08, 2015

Cub Scouts have a blast

by Kate Hoots
Cub Scouts isn’t just fun in Wilsonville — it’s a blast. At least that’s the message from Wilsonville’s Boy Scout Troop 194. The Troop will be at Boones Ferry Primary School April 12 from 2 to 4…
McMANUS
April 08, 2015

Studying student attendance at WHS

by Ashlyn McManus
In order for students to be successful in school, it is important that they regularly attend classes to learn the material and demonstrate proper understanding. Studies have shown that success…
April 01, 2015

A volunteer 'graduates'

by Kate Hoots
It took a dozen years, but Jerri Bohard realized a long-held goal last November when voters approved a school bond measure that would allow the West Linn-Wilsonville School District to build a…
SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO - Art Tech High School's Isaac Hascall, a freshman at the time, straightens a painting as he helps prepare his school to host last year's district-wide art show. The annual event will be held at ATHS this year on April 18.
April 01, 2015

Add district art show to calendars

by Kate Hoots
The West Linn-Wilsonville School District Art Show is scheduled for April 18 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Arts and Technology High School, 29796 SW Town Center Loop East in Wilsonville. This year’s show,…
April 01, 2015

College Notes

by Kate Hoots
Seattle Pacific University Kaylyn Jean Springer of Wilsonville was named to the 2014 autumn quarter dean’s list at Seattle Pacific University. Students on the list have completed at least 12…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: VERN UYETAKE - A team of students have learn the art of dragon mastery to bring one of 'Shrek's' central characters to life.
April 01, 2015

Bringing a Dragon to life

by Kate Hoots
Sometimes, the hardest workers are the least visible. In the West Linn-Wilsonville School District’s annual middle-school musical, some of the hardest working students are a team of students…

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Apr 01, 2015

School Notes

by Kate Hoots
Shop to support Jr. Scoop Jr. Scoop Ice Cream will hold its annual clothing drive this Saturday, April 4, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The nonprofit organization, run entirely by students Inza R. Wood…
POUNDS
Apr 01, 2015

Testing, testing

by Kaitamaria Pounds
With Spring Break finished, students are preparing for the last months of the school year with only a few days off. This last portion of the semester brings many challenges, including exams.…
SHEARER
Mar 25, 2015

Focused on more than college

by Laura Shearer
As a second-semester senior in high school there’s no one more immediately well versed in the stress of future planning than I am. In the next few weeks I’ll be forced to make perhaps the most…
Mar 25, 2015

School Notes

by Kate Hoots
Learn about Oregon assessments A 28-member work group from the Oregon Education Association, Oregon Education Investment Board and Oregon Department of Education has collaborated on a white…
PHOTO COURTESY OF CARLY CARPENTER PHOTOGRAPHY  - Team members Macy Moore, Elia Bartlett, Alexis Gessler and Ella Nielson are intent during their battle at the regional Oregon Battle of the Books - or OBOB - competition held at Boones Ferry Primary School.
Mar 25, 2015

WL-WV readers compete in OBOB regionals

by Kelly Bartlett
Boones Ferry Primary School hosts annual competition March 14 The entire room was silent; the tension was uncharacteristic in a room filled with students and their families. The Dragonfly…
PAMPLIN  MEDIA GROUP: VERN UYETAKE - Two talented casts traditionally present the annual middle-school musical. This year, the M cast features Matthew Snyder as Donkey, Angela Tinio as Fiona and Cameron Massey as Shrek.
Mar 24, 2015

Middle-school musical goes 'green'

by Kate Hoots
Annual production will be 'Shrek: The Musical,' with performances starting April 9; tickets on sale now It takes something special to draw together more than 100 students from three middle…
Emmalyn Turco
Mar 18, 2015

Student Speak

by Kate Hoots
LOWRIE PRIMARY SCHOOL “Will you do anything to keep your brain busy over spring break, or are you planning to give your mind a vacation?” “Sometimes my mom reads me a book at night. And…
BISHOP
Mar 18, 2015

United in grief

by SWAG
Maybe it is the idea of promise cut short, of potential and possibilities erased. How else to explain the heart-wrenching headlines and community-wide pain when a teenager dies in a car crash?…
WIELAND
Mar 18, 2015

Spring has sprung on school

by Anne-Marie Wieland
The sun is beginning to break through the clouds, lighting on students in all activities. Spring has sprung upon Wilsonville High School. Seniors are in their last uphill stretch towards a…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: VERN UYETAKE - Although only a small group actually drives the robot during matches, it takes a full team to keep Team 1425 competitive. From left, Tristan Briggler, Ryan Kelly, Andrew Kassab and Sami Edwards.
Mar 18, 2015

A strong start

by Kate Hoots
High school robotics team finishes second at first competition of 2015 season The West Linn-Wilsonville School District’s high school robotics team got its competition season off to a strong…




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