WL-WV readers compete in OBOB regionals

WL-WV readers compete in OBOB regionals

Boones Ferry Primary School hosts annual competition March 14 The entire room was silent; the...

Focused on more than college

Focused on more than college

As a second-semester senior in high school there’s no one more immediately well versed in...

Middle-school musical goes 'green'

Middle-school musical goes 'green'

Annual production will be 'Shrek: The Musical,' with performances starting April 9; tickets on...

A strong start

A strong start

High school robotics team finishes second at first competition of 2015 season The West...

Student Speak

Student Speak

LOWRIE PRIMARY SCHOOL “Will you do anything to keep your brain busy over spring break, or...

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Wilsonville's Education

March 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…
BISHOP
March 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
March 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…
Local board members are supporting The Promise of Oregon campaign and are asking Salem legislators to provide schools with more funding, from left: Sarah Howell, John Wendland, Patti Zebrowski and Liz Hartman.
March 11, 2015

School board members reach out to Salem

by Jillian Daley
Lake Oswego school officials are joining education advocates from across the state in urging lawmakers to “put Oregon back on top” and increase funding in the next biennium by at least $265…
March 11, 2015

'Martin Marten' presents mysteries of wildlife

by Barb Randall
Lake Oswego author Brian Doyle will release a new novel April 7 about all sorts of mammals, including a boy and a pine marten living on Mount Hood over the course of a year. In “Martin Merten,”…
Niyati Bhaskah
March 11, 2015

Student Speak

by Kate Hoots
BOECKMAN CREEK PRIMARY SCHOOL "If you could change one rule that affects you at home or at school, what would it be?" "Coloring at home after school. At night, you're not allowed to color. I…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: KATE HOOTS - Stephanie Stamnes, a senior at WHS, unloads staff members donations March 6.
March 11, 2015

WHS students 'can' do

by Kate Hoots
Annual ASB food drive wraps up next Wednesday with a dodgeball tournament at 7:30 p.m. When planning the school’s annual canned food drive, running this year through March 13, Wilsonville High…
March 11, 2015

School Briefs

by Kate Hoots
Register for kindergarten in WL-WV Kindergarten registration for the 2015-2016 school year is in full swing. A full-day program, with no tuition costs, will be provided to all kindergartners…
March 11, 2015

School board roundup: Open enrollment set

by Kate Hoots
Also, updates on dark fiber and plans for new assessments The West Linn-Wilsonville School Board met for a regular meeting March 2, following a work session Feb. 17. During the work session, the…
SOQUI
March 11, 2015

Keep things in perspective

by Ravenna Soqui
I still had five more to lay down, with just 20 seconds remaining. At this point in my life, I didn’t have all the rules of division mastered, leaving me with no clue about how much time I had…

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TUCKER
Mar 04, 2015

College search starts for class of 2016

by Kate Hoots
WHS hosts Junior Family College Night to kick start the process Their graduation day is more than a year away. But according to Wilsonville High School’s college and career counselor, now is the…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Roborines are eighth-graders at Inza R. Wood Middle School.
Mar 04, 2015

Roborines advance to state

by Kate Hoots
A group of eighth-graders from Inza R. Wood Middle School has built a solid track record of success in robotics. The Roborines competed Feb. 7 at a FIRST Tech Challenge qualifying tournament and…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - 'Democracy', by Lauren Burns, a sophomore at Wilsonville High School, was a winner at this years Scholastic Art Awards.
Mar 04, 2015

WHS artists strike 'Gold'

by Kate Hoots
6 students receive coveted Gold Key awards in 2015 Scholastic Art competition In a year with a record-breaking number of submissions, students from Wilsonville High School’s art department…
WHS sophomores Haley Russe, Kris Wieland and Hayden Wilde present their research on the potential of algae as both a bio cleaner and a biofuel.
Mar 04, 2015

Student scientists show their work

by Kate Hoots
More than 200 students display work in 14th annual CREST-Jane Goodall Science Symposium The West Linn-Wilsonville School District held its 14th annual CREST-Jane Goodall Science Symposium last…
Brooks Carter
Mar 04, 2015

Student Speak

by Kate Hoots
BOONES FERRY PRIMARY SCHOOL “What makes someone a good friend?” “If you treat a friend well, they’ll think, ‘I should treat someone well.’ If you keep doing that, you’ll get more and more…
MCMANUS
Mar 04, 2015

Fight against impending senioritis

by Ashlyn McManus
There are many factors that influence the daily life of a student in high school. We find ourselves facing challenges as large as delivering a speech and as small as reading the textbook…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF THE OREGON STATE ARCHIVES - The preamble to the Oregon Constitution is part of the historic document that needs vital repairs.
Feb 25, 2015

Schoolchildren asked to help restore Oregon Constitution document

by Shasta Kearns Moore
A $60,000 campaign would restore and permanently display the 158-year-old document To address a longtime funding shortage, the Oregon secretary of state's office has issued a challenge to…
Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: KATE HOOTS - Inza R. Wood Middle School seventh-grader Camryn Pettenger-Willey's project is judged best of show in the school districts middle school science fair. She studied the interaction of bats and wind turbines to determine the best strategies for detering bats and keeping them safe.
Feb 25, 2015

Science fair season kicks off with Wood event

by Kate Hoots
High school science symposium scheduled for this Friday at WHS With projects that have been in the works for months, the efforts of students throughout the West Linn-Wilsonville School District…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY OF PORTLAND REIGN PHOTOGRAPHY - Families enjoyed a visit from supporters of Dolly Parton's Imagination Library at the public librarys storytime Feb. 19. DPIL is a free program that mails age-appropriate books to children from birth to age 5, and it's available to all children in Wilsonville.
Feb 25, 2015

DPIL supporters celebrate 3 years of reading

by Kate Hoots
With support from Wilsonville's Kiwanis Club and the library, Dolly Parton's Imagination Library wants to give books away Children’s storytime at Wilsonville’s public library featured a…
Joslin Jones
Feb 25, 2015

Student Speak

by Kate Hoots
BOECKMAN CREEK PRIMARY SCHOOL “What’s one skill you would like to gain or something you would like to change in 2015?” “I want to make a change in the New Year that maybe kids could pick the…




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