A letter to health insurance companies

A letter to health insurance companies

Dear Health Insurance Companies, First and foremost, please recognize that this letter is not...

Missoula's 'The Jungle Book' springs to life

Missoula's 'The Jungle Book' springs to life

For the third consecutive year, Missoula Children’s Theatre visited Willamette Primary,...

Middle schools experiment with science

Middle schools experiment with science

West Linn-Wilsonville School District’s brightest young minds came together Jan. 29 to...

SWAG discusses climate change

SWAG discusses climate change

Editor’s note: Climate change is one of the world’s biggest issues at the moment and...

Rosemont Ridge explodes with science projects

Rosemont Ridge explodes with science projects

Winter break wrapping up and the arrival of the New Year marks the start of science fair season...

Robotics team makes recycling easy for WL

Robotics team makes recycling easy for WL

When it comes to the FIRST Lego League — the robotics league that primary and middle school...

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West Linn's Education

(Image is Clickable Link) WEST LINN TIDINGS - Feb. 4, 2016
February 05, 2016

West Linn High School - Student All-stars - Feb. 4, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Blaine Bell, Emily Warmemhoven and Jacob Brown from Rosemont Ridge Middle School for being selected as the West Linn Tidings' Student All-stars. The Tidings' Student All-stars…
Beth Hoots
January 29, 2016

To my vacation-bound parents

by Beth Hoots
While I was very excited to hear that my parents are going to Costa Rica (happy 20th anniversary, or whatever), there is something very disturbing about their plan. It would appear that they…
Grady Nelson
January 29, 2016

LRPC adds experience with area cop

by Andrew Kilstrom
Most parents wake up around 6-7 a.m., in time to get their kids ready and out the door for school before heading off to work or other responsibilities. Grady Nelson is among those parents who…
WEST LINN TIDINGS - Jan. 28, 2016
January 29, 2016

West Linn High School - Student All-stars - Jan. 28, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Emily Hamel, Emmy McCurry and Nathaniel Snyder from West Linn High School for being selected as the West Linn Tidings' Student All-stars. The Tidings' Student All-stars…
January 28, 2016

All-State band/choir teams packed with WL-WV students

by Andrew Kilstrom
WL-WV all-state musicians All-State Middle School Band Averyl Hartje - Wood Jordyn Blasko - RRMS Isaak Heald - Wood Kate Hedgepeth - RRMS Nicholas Kim - ACMS All-State Middle School Orchestra…
TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Athey Creek Middle School Principal Joel Sebastian (left) gives a welcoming gift to Eonyang Principal Wi-ja Ryu during the Jan. 11 ceremony.
January 25, 2016

Athey Creek hosts Korean exchange students

by Andrew Kilstrom
Athey Creek Middle School spent the past two weeks playing host to its Korean sister school, Eonyang, housing more than 20 students with various West Linn and Wilsonville families. The exchange…
WEST LINN TIDINGS - Jan. 21, 2016
January 22, 2016

Three Rivers Charter School - Student All-stars - Jan. 21, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Orion Forest, Elijah Cirioli, and Evan Delanty from Three Rivers Charter School for being selected as the West Linn Tidings' Student All-stars. The Tidings' Student All-stars…
January 19, 2016

Education news

by Andrew Kilstrom
Clackamas Regional Skills Competition coming up Clackamas Community College (CCC) will host the annual Clackamas Regional Skills Competition Feb. 25. This event is open to all high school…
TIDINGS PHOTO: ANDREW KILSTROM - A scene in 'Hoodie' depicts a mother and father confused by the behavior of their teenagers.
January 18, 2016

WLHS play tackles social issues in schools

by Andrew Kilstrom
West Linn High School's Children's Theater and Tech II classes put on their production of "Hoodie" in four separate shows last week, culminating in a final performance Saturday, Jan. 9 at the…
Maxi Muessig
January 15, 2016

How to fulfill those pesky New Year's resolutions

by Maxi Muessig
I unfortunately have to admit that I am one of those people who is exeptionally bad at keeping New Years resolutions. I’m fairly certain that I’ve never carried a resolution through a whole year…

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TIDINGS PHOTO: ANDREW KILSTROM - From left, Derek Holloway, Anneke Hlady, Jordan Crapo, Morgan Middleton, Dana Tenoso, Brianna Papish, Caleb Richards, Salisa Parrish and Tegan Richards gather during one of their club meetings.
Jan 14, 2016

Changing perceptions one conversation at a time

by Andrew Kilstrom
It’s a movement that’s increasingly gaining momentum, yet has seemingly become as misunderstood as it is popular. That’s why a group of students at West Linn High School hoped to quell the lack…
WEST LINN TIDINGS - Jan. 14, 2016
Jan 14, 2016

Athey Creek Middle School - Student All-stars - Jan. 14, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Hunter Shepersky, Jadon Schultz, and Kate Sousley from Athey Creek Middle School for being selected as the West Linn Tidings' Student All-stars. The Tidings' Student All-stars…
Summers
Jan 08, 2016

Sleep deprivation in teens: Who's to blame?

by Andrew Kilstrom
Editor’s note: While teenagers are supposed to get around eight hours of sleep a night, it’s not uncommon for high school students to go weeks without hitting that mark. Is it an issue of too…
Sarah Oliveras
Jan 07, 2016

Humans of West Linn: Liz Lofurno

by Sarah Oliveras
Having grown up outside of this town, I have somewhat of a different perspective than those who have. To me, West Linn is diverse, unique and strong. To me, West Linn represents the feeling of…
Metson
Jan 07, 2016

Student Speak

by Andrew Kilstrom
STAFFORD PRIMARY What was your favorite thing that happened in 2015? What are you looking forward to the most next year? “Backpacking with my daddy. He got me my own backpack without me even…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - From left, Jaclyn, Najla and Hannah Deeb stand out front of Google Headquarters.
Jan 07, 2016

Deeb family gets Google HQ wish

by Andrew Kilstrom
West Linn High School senior Hannah Deeb received the chance of a lifetime just before Christmas when she took a special tour Dec. 21 of Google Headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.— her dream…
Jan 07, 2016

Education news

by Andrew Kilstrom
WL-WV School Board meeting postponed The West Linn-Wilsonville School Board was set to meet Monday, Jan. 4, but postponed its regularly scheduled meeting until Monday, Jan. 11 due to inclement…
TIDINGS FILE PHOTO - Wilsonville Robotics, which includes West Linn High School students, qualified for the FIRST International competition in St. Louis this past year.
Dec 31, 2015

Looking back at another eventful year for schools

by Andrew Kilstrom
A lot can happen in a year. That was the case, and then some, with the West Linn-Wilsonville School District during the past 365 days. From the exciting new things the district experienced —…
Beth Hoots
Dec 31, 2015

Hope for the holidays from West Linn High School

by Beth Hoots
Following recent terrorist attacks around the world, xenophobia — an intense dislike or irrational fear of people from other countries — has manifested itself in the minds of too many United…
Dec 25, 2015

Education news

by Andrew Kilstrom
Volunteer for the CREST-Jane Goodall Science Symposium The CJGSS is a regional science fair sponsored by the West Linn-Wilsonville School District, and is affiliated with the Northwest Science…



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