A carwash for Connor

A carwash for Connor

Friends of Connor Tiffany raise money for autism support groups It’s a story that begins 10...

WHS faces void in student leadership

WHS faces void in student leadership

As the 2014-15 school year draws closer, for the first time Wilsonville High School will not have...

A tale of two teens

A tale of two teens

n WHS freshman Ross Pollen participates in Spanish exchange program When Ibedrola Renewables went...

Growing to college

Growing to college

Conor and Caitlin McCabe raise pumpkins to pay for college costs With the summer sun pounding...

Kindergarten choices

Kindergarten choices

WL-WV parents are in the last year of tuition-based all-day kindergarten option There’s one...

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Wilsonville's Education

by: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Juliet Tadema, 4, and her sister, Eliana, 2, explore the book shelves in the Lowrie Primary School library last week as part of the school's open library program during July.
July 16, 2014

Wilsonville kids enjoy reading opportunities

by Kate Hoots
Primary school open their libararies every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday in July So you think school is closed for the summer? Think again. All this month, Wilsonville’s primary schools are…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Ella Brodsky shows the contraption she made to help her egg hopefully survive a high drop at Camp Kensington last summer.
July 09, 2014

Calling all campers

by Kate Hoots
Camp Kensington offers children fun and learning, raises money for MAP and the education foundationtion After a successful foray into summer camp territory last year, Katie Topping is doing the…
by: SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Ben Grady makes a journal entry reflecting on what he learned that day.
July 09, 2014

Explore folk art traditions with Children's Art Institute

by Kate Hoots
Annual art experience for grades 1 through 12 returns for nine-day session starting July 21 An art tradition returns to Wilsonville and West Linn next week when the school-district sponsored…
July 09, 2014

College Notes

by Kate Hoots
North Shore Community College Wilsonville’s Michele Anderson graduated from North Shore Community College in May. The college is located in Danvers, Massachusetts. Oregon State University Oregon…
July 09, 2014

School Notes

by Kate Hoots
Mark WHS dates on calendar Wilsonville High School will host student registration and fall athletic clearance from Aug. 12 to 15 according to the following schedule: New students, Aug. 12 from…
Stirling
July 09, 2014

Concussions and unknown angst

by Ravenna Stirling
My name is Ravenna, and I am a concussion victim. After getting knocked out pre-game, I have become an initiate into a group of students who are far more numerable than openly perceived,…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Willie Fit runner Marilyn Maldonado looks relexed and ready as she prepares for the Helvetia Half Marathon June 7.
July 02, 2014

Willie Fit finishes seventh season with half marathon

by Kate Hoots
36 WHS students complete Helvetia Half Marathon June 7 If there’s one thing that, on the surface, sounds less appealing to a typical high-school student than an early morning run every Saturday…
Dean
July 02, 2014

The last hurrah

by Kate Hoots
I know that I’ve written a lot of cheesy and clichéd articles. This one will also be cheesy and clichéd. But it’s my last article, so it’s expected and completely excusable — or so I’m hoping.…
by: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Wilsonville student Emily Stott will be going into the fifth grade this fall at Boones Ferry Primary. She is a longtime participant in the Wilsonville Librarys summer reading program and visits the library every week. 'Oh yeah, I do it every year,' she said.
July 02, 2014

Books, fun, prizes at Wilsonville library

by Kate Hoots
With programs for kids and teens, there's no reason not to read this summer There’s something at Wilsonville’s public library to entice and inspire every child in the city — from birth on up to…
July 02, 2014

School Briefs

by Kate Hoots
Learn about college options The nonprofit group Colleges That Change Lives will host a college fair in the ballrooms of the Oregon Convention Center July 27. The Portland event will begin at 1…

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by: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: KATE HOOTS - Assistant Professor Dawn Taylor shows off the equipment available for high school students to use in the laboratory when they enroll in the medical detectives course at Oregon Tech this summer.
Jun 25, 2014

Opportunities abound at Oregon Tech

by Kate Hoots
Two summertime courses specially designed for high school students offered at fraction of regular college cost Ah, the lazy days of summer. Remember the joys of relaxing in the backyard hammock…
McManus
Jun 25, 2014

Representing WHS as a family

by Ashlyn McManus
Having been a member of the Wood Middle School Band Program for three years and of the Wilsonville High School Band for almost four years, concerts and performances have become things in which I…
Jun 25, 2014

School Notes

by Kate Hoots
Clackamas Community College Clackamas Community College awarded 1,428 certificates and degrees this spring. The following students with ties to Wilsonville earned degree or certificate during…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Lowrie Primary School's 479 students took to the streets May 30 for the two-year-old school's second annual Wheel-a-thon.
Jun 18, 2014

Another year rolls by at Lowrie

by Kate Hoots
Students enjoy the school's second annual Wheel-a-thon May 30 Opening a new school requires more than hiring teachers, buying desks and choosing books for the library. It also requires creating…
by: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Boones Ferry Primary School fifth-graders George Kraecklow (front) and Logan Carpenter encounter a sea of well-wishers, both fellow students as well as teachers, parents and ambassadors from Wood Middle School.
Jun 18, 2014

Walking toward their futures

by Kate Hoots
Boones Ferry fifth-graders participate in 13th annual Walk to Wood It may have been a short walk, but in terms of significance, it was huge. Fifth-graders at Boones Ferry celebrated the end of…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Choose from a variety of flowers, shrubs and trees at the annual plant sale and silent auction Saturday. The Boy Scout fundraiser is supported by donations from local merchants and nurseries.
Jun 18, 2014

Shop, support Scouts at annual sale

by Kate Hoots
Boy Scout fundraiser Saturday supports trips, equipment, adventures The phrase “something for everyone” may be overused. But it’s hard to avoid when you describe Boy Scout Troop 194’s annual…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO: PORTLAND REIGN PHOTOGRAPHY - Top row, from left: Sascha Ellis, Cooper Jolley, Zachary Artman, Janet Salas-Martinez, Leif Yonally, Christopher OMalley, Stevee Appleton, Christopher Duley, Curran McLawhorn, Kennady Henderson, Logan Carter, Maria Alexandre, Brandon Wood, Mary Cumpston, Rook Clark and Alek Macks. Front row, from left:  Alexis Mazdzer, Shelbie Nove, Chloe Rogers, Katherine Lopez-Rodriguez, Thais Rodrigue, Rikkie Hampton, Chad Romine, Frankie Aguilera, Peter Fogarty, Robyn Cockrell, Alek Newton, Christopher Fleck and Cheyenne Jones. Not pictured: Abigale Generazzo.
Jun 11, 2014

ATHS graduates 30 students

by Kate Hoots
Thirty students graduated from Arts & Technology High School June 4. The graduation exercises were held in the Gregory Forum at Clackamas Community College. Congratulations to the ATHS Class of…
by: TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Samantha Edwards joined the high school robotics team as a rookie freshman. Here, she visits Boeckman Creek Primary School as part of the teams outreach strategy, encouraging younger students to get involved in robotics.
Jun 11, 2014

Robotics team reaches out

by Kate Hoots
Students attending WL-WV high schools in the fall are invited to robotics open house Most of the youngsters attending a robotics open house at Inza R. Wood Middle School June 2 had eyes only for…
by: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: VERN UYETAKE - CREST farm educator Holly Markham is back at the farm after completing a floral design apprenticeship in San Francisco.
Jun 11, 2014

From field to vase at CREST

by Kate Hoots
Farm educator Holly Markham will offer a flower growing, arranging apprenticeship this summer The word “farm” makes most people think of fields of fresh produce and animals grazing in bucolic…
Dean
Jun 11, 2014

A disrupted routine: The herd approaches

by Perrin Dean
Do you ever realize how caught up we get in our routines? We get so used to doing things exactly the same way, at the same time, every day, every week, every month and every moment. That’s not a…




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