Soul'd Out set for national competition

Soul'd Out set for national competition

WHS a cappella group is in New York for ICHSA finals April 25 Attendance at Wilsonville High...

WL-WV presents draft charter for Three Rivers

WL-WV presents draft charter for Three Rivers

Superintendent Bill Rhoades on Monday presented the school board with a draft charter agreement...

The hardest word to say

The hardest word to say

This month, I learned the importance of the word “No.” Unfortunately, I learned this...

WL-WV high schools among best in state

WL-WV high schools among best in state

West Linn and Wilsonville’s high schools both were named again to the Washington Post’s...

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Wilsonville's Education

April 23, 2014

School Briefs

by Kate Hoots
Learn about WL-WV schools budget The West Linn-Wilsonville School District will host a budget information session April 24 at 6:30 p.m. at Stafford Primary School, 19875 SW Stafford Road.…
April 23, 2014

College Notes

by Kate Hoots
Oregon State University A number of Wilsonville residents were named to the scholastic honor roll for the winter term at Oregon State University. The following students earned straight A grades…
April 23, 2014

WL-WV honors 18 teachers

by Kate Hoots
Annual event celebrates teachers move from probationary to contract status A group of teachers from West Linn and Wilsonville schools have celebrated a rite of passage, participating in an…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Eighth-graders from Inza R. Wood Middle School took time for sightseeing in between their appearances at the We the People competition in Washington, D.C.
April 16, 2014

'D.C. kids' from Wood are second in nation

by Kate Hoots
Wood Middle School team places in national Consitition competition in Washington, D.C. The journey officially began at 7:54 a.m., when a group of 30 eighth-graders from Inza R. Wood Middle…
by: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Ryan Kelly, 1425's mechanical team lead, keeps a close eye on the Wilsonviille team's robot.
April 16, 2014

A tough loss for Team 1425

by Kate Hoots
West Linn-Wilsonville’s high school robotics team, FIRST Team 1425, went into the state championship last weekend with an equal mix of anticipation and confidence. The team had a solid history…
by: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - This is just one of dozens of pieces of art that will be on display at the April 19 West Linn-Wilsonville School District art show at Art Tech High School in WIlsonville.
April 16, 2014

WL-WV celebrates the arts

by Kate Hoots
Annual districtwide art festival set for April 19 at Arts and Technology High School Now in its sixteenth year, West Linn-Wilsonville’s annual district-wide art show is starting to receive a…
April 16, 2014

Two from WL-WV compete at state geography bee

by Kate Hoots
Two young geography whizzes from West Linn and Wilsonville competed in the Oregon state geographic bee for a chance to attend the 26th annual National Geographic Bee in Washington, D.C. Justin…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - From left, National PTA President Otha Thornton, Lowrie PTA President Chelsea Martin, Oregon PTA President Susan Hamann and Oregon PTA Vice President for Leadership Betty Reynolds celebrate at the Oregon PTA conference April 4.
April 16, 2014

Lowrie parent honored by Oregon PTA organization

by The Spokesman
PTA president Chelsea Martin named local leader of the year by statewide organization The number of West Linn and Wilsonville residents attending the Oregon PTA conference in Portland April 4…
by: FILE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Wilsonville High School college and career counselor Lyndi Tucker provides a list of scholarships available to graduating WHS seniors.
April 16, 2014

'Tis the season to score a scholarship

by Kate Hoots
Seniors at Wilsonville High School are starting to focus on graduation and what comes next. They should not let their focus on the future keep them from securing the financing they will need to…
April 16, 2014

School Briefs

by Kate Hoots
Lowrie announces first auction plans The PTA at Wilsonville’s newest primary school, Lowrie, is gearing up for its first-ever auction and is seeking community support. Local residents and…

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by: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Wilsonville High School Springfest 2014 Queen Madison Rasmussen and King Andrew Farrington take their honorary walk after being crowned Friday night.
Apr 15, 2014

A night to remember

by Kate Hoots
Wilsonville High School welcomed the community Friday night at the school's annual Springfest celebration. Talented WHS students entertained the crowd with instrumental numbers, dance routines…
by: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: JAIME VALDEZ - Springfest Court members have been meeting regularly at the school to practice. Back row: Andrew Fairrington, Brendan Tonkin, Alex Tomlinson, Michael Town, Levi Rule, Jason Kummerman, John Hodson and Austin Miller. Front row: Carolina Ramirez Islas, Kylie Whittaker, Annika Oetken, Justine Cohen, Paige Peterson, Rachel Hawkins, Madison Rasmussen and Jessica Small.
Apr 09, 2014

Springfest returns to WHS

by Kate Hoots
Annual celebration of spring to be held Friday at 7 p.m. In Wilsonville, the return of the robins and the beautiful flowering trees and plants everywhere are harbingers of spring. For many in…
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.
Apr 09, 2014

Middle school students are 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…
Apr 02, 2014

CCC explores potential bond measure

by The Spokesman
$90 million bond would continue college's 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 02, 2014

Cleaning off the shelves

by Perrin Dean
I recently cleaned out my room. Now, I know that doesn’t sound particularly interesting. OK, I know it doesn’t sound interesting at all. However, I promise that this is going to turn into a deep…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO: JORDAN VANSISE - Jordan VanSise's self-portrait is one of 10 finalists in the Sony World Photography Awards.
Apr 02, 2014

Marylhurst student named a finalist in world photography…

by The Spokesman
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,…
Apr 02, 2014

School 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: 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.
Apr 02, 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: SPOKESMAN 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 26, 2014

Wilsonville students compete at OBOB regionals

by Kate Hoots
Pages were turning at Stafford Primary School on March 8 when teams from 58 primary schools around the area gathered for an Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB) regional competition. Teams of four…
by: SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO: 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 26, 2014

West Linn-Wilsonville robotics team wins again

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…




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