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How the West Linn-Wilsonville School District spent $7…

How the West Linn-Wilsonville School District spent $7…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
The district uses annual funding from the Student Success Act to hire new staff, host mental health trainings and add learning specialists to schools
Girls take the lead in West Linn and Wilsonville robotics…

Girls take the lead in West Linn and Wilsonville robotics…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
Statewide robotics event aims to steer girls in STEM activities and career paths. 
Boeckman Creek Primary School Fun Run raises $35,000

Boeckman Creek Primary School Fun Run raises $35,000

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
The annual event is the Parent Teacher Association's largest money maker and raises cash for student-focused activities and materials.
How inflation is impacting West Linn-Wilsonville's capital…

How inflation is impacting West Linn-Wilsonville's capital…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
Due to rising material and labor costs, the school district projects it will come in $13.3 million over its original estimates for new Wilsonville…
West Linn-Wilsonville school social workers to host suicide…

West Linn-Wilsonville school social workers to host suicide…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
School district intends to gear families with tools to recognize signs of suicidal ideation.
West Linn-Wilsonville School District test scores fall…

West Linn-Wilsonville School District test scores fall…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
Education officials say distance learning may have played a role in proficiency results for English, math and science compared to pre-pandemic years. 
West Linn-Wilsonville School Board celebrates new staff,…

West Linn-Wilsonville School Board celebrates new staff,…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
Board met Monday, Sept. 12, to discuss updates to the Frog Pond elementary school.
West Linn-Wilsonville School District removes COVID-19…

West Linn-Wilsonville School District removes COVID-19…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
Community members will no longer see reports of possible exposures within their students' school.
West Linn-Wilsonville schools' safety features nationally…

West Linn-Wilsonville schools' safety features nationally…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
District gets high marks for security systems and protocols that serve as model.
City renews officers for Wilsonville schools

City renews officers for Wilsonville schools

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
Zach Keirsey will continue to serve as a school resource officer for Wilsonville schools. 
West Linn-Wilsonville School District completes audit,…

West Linn-Wilsonville School District completes audit,…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
Pauly Rogers & Co. presented its findings for the district after complications with the last accounting firm led to a delay. 
Become a student writer with the Wilsonville Spokesman

Become a student writer with the Wilsonville Spokesman

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
Students will write monthly, short columns on issues impact schools and our communities. 
West Linn-Wilsonville School District to host open house…

West Linn-Wilsonville School District to host open house…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
Residents can hear details, offer input about the 10-acre property in Wilsonville's Frog Pond area.
CREST camp blends nature and art

CREST camp blends nature and art

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
West Linn and Wilsonville kids learn about science and beauty through hands-on activities.
Wilsonville, West Linn students invited to career summit 

Wilsonville, West Linn students invited to career summit 

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
Uplift Leadership workshop will help youth gain the job readiness skills that were lost during the pandemic. 
Wilsonville Public Library kicks off summer reading and…

Wilsonville Public Library kicks off summer reading and…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
Community members of all ages are encouraged to pick up a book,and learn a thing or two about science this summer. 
Lowrie Primary School welcomes new principal 

Lowrie Primary School welcomes new principal 

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
Patrick Minor announced Thursday, June 23 he would leave his principalship position at Willamette Primary to join the Lowrie Wolfpack.
West Linn-Wilsonville School Board increases superintendent…

West Linn-Wilsonville School Board increases superintendent…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
After a lengthy discussion, the board approved a 10% increase to Superintendent Kathy Ludwig's salary.
'I'm going to be thankful for the rest of my life':…

'I'm going to be thankful for the rest of my life':…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
Wilsonville High School SRO and staff save a soon-to-be graduate's life after he experiences cardiac arrest. 
'You have so much to offer the world' 

'You have so much to offer the world' 

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
In a bittersweet event, the last seniors of Arts and Technology High School graduated as the school closes its door this summer. 
West Linn-Wilsonville School Board prohibits firearms on…

West Linn-Wilsonville School Board prohibits firearms on…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
The West Linn-Wilsonville School Board met on Monday, June 6, to engage in conversation around concealed weapons on campus for visitors.
West Linn-Wilsonville School Board to mull firearms policy

West Linn-Wilsonville School Board to mull firearms policy

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
New rule would prohibit visitors from entering school grounds with a gun, regardless of a concealed-carry permit. 
Students enhance habitat at Boones Ferry Primary

Students enhance habitat at Boones Ferry Primary

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
After a two-year wait, shovels finally hit dirt as kids add native plants, complete bioswale.
'If this is not passed, students will die'

'If this is not passed, students will die'

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
West Linn-Wilsonville School Board partially OKs gender and sexuality curriculum 
West Linn-Wilsonville School District celebrates two…

West Linn-Wilsonville School District celebrates two…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
From interactive nature exploration to feeding a snake, community members paid tribute to a program unlike any other. 
Wilsonville High students take stage for 'Spark'

Wilsonville High students take stage for 'Spark'

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
Drama department tackles dystopian fantasy that features real-world themes May 18-21.
Court upholds ruling that West Linn-Wilsonville School…

Court upholds ruling that West Linn-Wilsonville School…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
Oregon Court of Appeals says abuse by former educator Jonathan Peachey was unforeseeable. 
Boeckman Creek student raises over $1,500 to aid Ukrainian…

Boeckman Creek student raises over $1,500 to aid Ukrainian…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
Showing that you can help those beyond your city lines, 9-year-old Lincoln Bonfiglio is raising proceeds to help Ukrainian children. 
West Linn-Wilsonville School District missed deadline for…

West Linn-Wilsonville School District missed deadline for…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
Superintendent Kathy Ludwig says there won't be repercussions from state funding delay due to reserves. The school board approved the rehiring of…
West Linn-Wilsonville School District missed deadline for…

West Linn-Wilsonville School District missed deadline for…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
Superintendent Kathy Ludwig says there won't be repercussions from state funding delay due to reserves. The school board approved the rehiring of…

Meridian Creek Middle School hosts Shred Day

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Meridian Creek Middle School hosts Shred Day
After a two-year pause, Wilsonville residents are invited to discard unneeded confidential papers.

West Linn-Wilsonville School District confirms next…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
West Linn-Wilsonville School District confirms next…
Board outlines upcoming events designed to enhance student literacy and science skills.

Wilsonville High student-athletes sign commitment…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
Wilsonville High student-athletes sign commitment…
Wilsonville student-athletes heading to Willamette, Linfield universities, University of Redlands, Abilene Christian University.

West Linn-Wilsonville School District students…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
West Linn-Wilsonville School District students…
Middle school youth find friendship amid the storyline of some of author's greatest works.

Wilsonville High School educator creates mural for…

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Wilsonville High School educator creates mural for…
Angennette Escobar is one of the members of a Latino artist team creating a 30-foot mural for the venue. 

West Linn-Wilsonville School District changes name…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
West Linn-Wilsonville School District changes name…
Because Union River High had a possible unseemly nickname, the board voted to change the name to Riverside High.

West Linn-Wilsonville School Board chooses name for…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
West Linn-Wilsonville School Board chooses name for…
The school board mulls a new listening session, employee bonus and a letter to the governor

West Linn-Wilsonville students return to class…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
West Linn-Wilsonville students return to class…
Students reported nervousness, excitement and overall weirdness surrounding the lift of the mask mandate. 

West Linn-Wilsonville School Board workshops new…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
West Linn-Wilsonville School Board workshops new…
The board plans to host a series of listening sessions this year and improve district communication for families.

Boeckman Creek Primary School welcomes new…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
Boeckman Creek Primary School welcomes new…
Starting July 1, Greg James will join the Bobcat team. James said he hopes to continue equity and inclusion work in the school district. 

West Linn-Wilsonville School District will lift…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
West Linn-Wilsonville School District will lift…
Starting March 12, students and staff will no longer be required to wear face coverings while on school grounds.

Wilsonville High set to perform Shakespeare

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
Wilsonville High set to perform Shakespeare
Student-actors will tackle A Midsummer Night's Dream in their return to the stage this week.

Meridian Creek Middle School welcomes new principal 

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
Meridian Creek Middle School welcomes new principal 
As of July 1, the Wilsonville school will have new but familiar leadership. 

West Linn-Wilsonville School Board discusses masks…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
West Linn-Wilsonville School Board discusses masks…
Board also expressed appreciation to district employees and considered bonuses.

Wilsonville High teens sign commitment letters

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
Wilsonville High teens sign commitment letters
On Feb. 9, student-athletes choose which university they will represent during event.

Wilsonville Public Library celebrates 10 years of…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
Wilsonville Public Library celebrates 10 years of…
The library partners with the local high school art society to celebrate the anniversary. 

Wilsonville High Booster Club seeks donations to…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
Wilsonville High Booster Club seeks donations to…
Community members can drop off produce, soup or cooking gear for Winter Wellness Bar.

West Linn-Wilsonville School District holds third…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
West Linn-Wilsonville School District holds third…
Community members are asked to reflect: 'What biases hold us back from creating an inclusive community for all?'

Virtual learning a possibility for West…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
Virtual learning a possibility for West…
COVID-19 protocols, public comments and Oppenlander property sale agreement are hot topics at the Jan. 10 school board meeting.

'Challenges persist': Substitute teacher shortage…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
'Challenges persist': Substitute teacher shortage…
Despite a temporary slash to the education requirement for substitute teachers, the shortage in school districts continues. 

West Linn-Wilsonville School District alters…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
West Linn-Wilsonville School District alters…
With the rise in omicron cases, the school district has temporarily tweaked safety guidelines for co-curricular events. 

West Linn-Wilsonville, Lake Oswego schools not…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
West Linn-Wilsonville, Lake Oswego schools not…
Lake Oswego will tweak athletic protocols for competitions, while WL-WV has no changes planned yet after new state guidance.

School board talks public comment guidelines,…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
School board talks public comment guidelines,…
West Linn-Wilsonville School Board has lengthy conversations about how to make meetings effective and policies inclusive. 

West Linn-Wilsonville School District takes next…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
West Linn-Wilsonville School District takes next…
After a few slight hiccups due to supply chain issues and rescheduling, construction of the West Linn High stadium resumes. 

Artists honor Wilsonville community members

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
Artists honor Wilsonville community members
As part of the Community Portrait Project, artists from the Arts and Culture Council illustrated over 80 portraits of people who help make…

Wilsonville students walk to school in honor of…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
Wilsonville students walk to school in honor of…
On Wednesday, Nov. 17, students and families of Lowrie Primary School came together to commemorate a historic walk to school. 

Wilsonville High School celebrates collegiate…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
Wilsonville High School celebrates collegiate…
On Nov. 10, student-athletes inked commitments to play sports in college

'End of an era' - Wilsonville High School prepares…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
'End of an era' - Wilsonville High School prepares…
The Wilsonville High School drama department will perform 'Once Upon a Mattress' starting Nov. 11

Boone Bridge Children's Choir returns

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Boone Bridge Children's Choir returns
After over a year of not singing together, the Wilsonville group met Nov. 3 for their first practice. 

WL-WV School Board mulls wellness day, land…

Wilsonville Spokesman - Schools
WL-WV School Board mulls wellness day, land…
Scheduling a non-instructional day and a property purchase were hot topics at the Nov. 1 school board meeting. 

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