Dozens of LO students place in honors groups

Dozens of LO students place in honors groups

Pacers and Lakers earn seats in All-State and All-Northwest music ensembles Almost four dozen...

Celebrating Thanksgiving in LO schools

Celebrating Thanksgiving in LO schools

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Lake Grove kids learn lessons in caring

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Lake Oswego's Education

RATHJE
November 27, 2014

School Notes

by Jillian Daley
Local student is Rhodes Scholar A Lake Oswego High School graduate has been named a Rhodes Scholar. University of Puget Sound senior William J. Rathje (LOHS class of 2011), who is majoring in…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Riverdale Grade School seventh-graders Claire Hamilton and Zach Clairmont study the properties of DNA.
November 20, 2014

Riverdale making major tech upgrades

by Jillian Daley
School district has almost one electronic device per student Riverdale Grade School science teacher Jill Leve used a ceiling-mounted projector with overhead speakers last Friday to present…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: JAMES MCGREW - At a competition on Saturday, Laker dancers earned first place in Large Varsity Pom and second place in Small Varsity Jazz (bested only by Southridge High): back row, from left: Donavan Murray, Sierra Battan, Gracie Ketterling, Jenna Rossiter; and front row, from left: Katherine Szot, Kendall Ivey and Lauren Cooper.
November 20, 2014

Lakers qualify for state championships

by Jillian Daley
Triumphing over gravity, Lake Oswego High School dancers flew into the air and captured two trophies at a competition Saturday. During the event at Wilsonville High School, the Laker girls…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: SUZANNE YOUNG - The Pacer Dance Team (pictured here) and Junior Pacer Dance Team are inviting the community to a performance today and Friday at Lakeridge High.
November 20, 2014

Pacer dancers to showcase skills

by Jillian Daley
Performing at Lakeridge High in myriad of dance styles today and Friday Featuring tap, ballet, jazz, hip hop and more, the third annual Showcase of Excellence will offer a whole lot of dancing…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: LISA DANNA - Bringing fairy houses, and magic, to children at Legacy Emanuel hospitals: Back row, from left: Troop 45115 co-leader Sandy Radtke, Troop 45115 co-leader Melanie Weddle, Victoria Radtke, McKenzie Helle, Emma Doyle, Mossy Brae Fairies owner Carol Yamada and Nidhi Nair; and front row, from left: Itzy Beirne, Ingrid Weddle, Sophia Aldrich, Abby Danna, Julia Shafer, Ashlyn McConkie and Katie Sinclair.
November 20, 2014

Local children support fairy house project

by Jillian Daley
Girl Scouts help Mossy Brae Fairies owner decorate her miniature homes for children at Legacy Emanuel hospitals Some children believe magic exists, and some children need to believe it does.…
ZHANG
November 20, 2014

The cross country paradox

by Ada Zhang
Laker Notes As far as I can tell, most people who run cross country fall into one or both of the following categories: people who run fast and run well, and people who can run without getting…
November 20, 2014

Simplifying the college application process

by Jillian Daley
Students can use one online form to apply for 500 scholarships, another to access 500 colleges Applying to college and finding ways to pay for it can be a complicated and time-consuming…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - The Student Writers Advisory Group met for the first time last week and will continue to meet each month to discuss topics of interest to the community. Front row (from left): Christine Hong, Sophie Brooke, Kavya Sreedhar, Mikhaila Bishop. Back row (from left): Anisha Arcot, Mckenna Murray, Meghana Mysore and Tess Wolvert.
November 13, 2014

Local papers tap teen talent

by Jillian Daley
Students from Lake Oswego, West Linn, Wilsonville and Portland form the new Student Writers Advisory Group Meet the members of SWAG: the new, regional Student Writers Advisory Group. They hail…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Lake Oswego mom Beth Taylor is either involved or has been involved in a laundry list of organizations: Lake Oswego Schools Foundation, Oregon State University Alumni Association Board and Student Advisory Committees for Forest Hills Elementary, Lake Oswego Junior High and Lake Oswego High schools.
November 13, 2014

Education Hero: Beth Taylor

by Jillian Daley
LO mom says volunteering connects her to the community Back in 2011, Beth Taylor’s son Grant was struck in the back of the neck during a Lake Oswego High School football game, going down on the…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: SUZANNE YOUNG - The Pacer dancers took first place in the jazz division during a dance competition on Saturday.
November 13, 2014

Pacer dancers leap into first place

by Lake Oswego Review
Lakeridge team triumphs in the jazz division during a Saturday dance event The Pacer Dance Team from Lakeridge High School took first place in the jazz division during a dance competition on…

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Photo Credit: REVIEW FILE PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Lake Oswego Schools Foundation Executive Director Sara Patinkin shares how her nonprofit organization functions.
Nov 13, 2014

Five Questions: Sara Patinkin

by Jillian Daley
Lake Oswego Schools Foundation executive director offers insight into the organization (Editor’s Note: Five Questions is an occasional series designed to shine a spotlight on the people who are…
CALO
Nov 13, 2014

The beginning of an end

by Katie Calo
Pacer Notes As the early days of autumn pass and the rain sets in for the long haul, along comes the inevitable end of the fall sports season. At Lakeridge High School, the final game played on…
RALSTON
Nov 06, 2014

Lake Oswego 16-year-old accepted into college

by Jillian Daley
Amy Ralston is attending Bard College at Simon's Rock in Massachusetts Many 10th-graders aren’t even thinking about college, and most of them sure don’t expect to be accepted into college. But…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: EMILY PEARSON - The senior class winners of the HOPE (Helping Other People Everywhere) Club Book Drive at Lakeridge High included, from left: (back row) Elissa Carlson, Kate Kamerman, Salma Kadir, Justin Clark, Timothy Jordan and Will Larson; and (front row) Bridget Delaney and Eric Dungey.
Nov 06, 2014

Book Drive winners receive their honor

by Lake Oswego Review
Lakeridge seniors earn recognition in The Review for their hard work From Oct. 1-22, the HOPE (Helping Other People Everywhere) Club at Lakeridge High School hosted a Children’s Book Drive,…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Lake Oswego High School students do a number during rehearsal, from left: Harrison King, Andrew Firmin, Galileo Pacioni, Nick Harrod, Thomas Curran Taylor Larson and Alec North.
Nov 06, 2014

LOHS students cut loose - 'Footloose'

by Jillian Daley
Curtain rises on the school's fall musical next week Like many characters in the upcoming Lake Oswego High School musical, “Footloose,” Nick Harrod, who plays the lead, is a senior who’s about…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Westridge community collected 1,023 pairs of socks for homeless people at Good Neighbor Center, Clackamas Womens Services, Yolanda House for Women and Children and Goose Hollow Family Shelter. Among the sock collectors are, from left: (back row) Derek Spear, Michael Foote, Principal Tin Kha and Wyatt Miller; (front row) Lucy Fidler, Danette Fidler, Kamryn Fleck, Morgan Foote and Payton Walker.
Nov 06, 2014

Kid President fan holds own Socktober at Westridge

by Jillian Daley
School collects 1,023 pairs of socks for homeless people Hanging in the Westridge Elementary School lobby is a sign that says, “Westridge rocks the socks.” Third-grader Derek Spear’s sign pays…
TORVALDS
Nov 06, 2014

What I did at school today

by Patricia Torvalds
Maverick Notes "What did you do today?" my mom asks me every day as I come home from school. “Nothing,” I inevitably respond, because the minute my car pulls out of Riverdale’s parking lot, I…
Nov 06, 2014

School Notes

by Jillian Daley
Lakeridge Junior High tells truth about fairytales Lakeridge Junior High students are putting on a production featuring one-act plays of popular fairytales infused with a grain of salt. The…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: SUSAN ALVAREZ - These Lake Oswego Junior High sixth-graders  were selected to be representatives in the tree planting ceremony at the end of Outdoor School, from left: Emily Glascock, Ryan Meerdink, Aiden Porter, Ellie Fehlman and Josi Hewes. The Outdoor School name of the staff member in the ceremony is Osprey.
Oct 30, 2014

The Outdoor School experience

by Jillian Daley
What do sixth-graders learn about the natural world while they're in it? Local sixth-graders continued a decades-old tradition this fall: hands-on learning out in the field — literally — at…
SREEDHAR
Oct 30, 2014

Spreading HOPE

by Kavya Sreedhar
Pacer Notes There is a difference between having 13 books for every child and one book for every 300 children, but you don’t have to travel far to see that disparity: It’s the difference between…




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