WLHS teacher back for sci-fi encore

WLHS teacher back for sci-fi encore

When Steve Davala finished his first book, “The Soulkind Awakening,” in 2013, it was...

Tonkin Challenge not your typical fundraiser

Tonkin Challenge not your typical fundraiser

It’s OK to admit it, school fundraisers can get tiresome. While it’s obviously...

WLHS 2016 prom

WLHS 2016 prom

West Linn High School celebrated its 2016 prom Saturday, May 16 at the Oregon Zoo. Members of the...

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Gracie Arnone
May 23, 2016

What meat should we eat?

by Andrew Kilstrom
In recent years, there has been a huge push toward eating organic foods, particularly meat. But why? How does paying the additional amount benefit us? Organic meat may be expensive but it’s a…
May 20, 2016

Budget committee votes on 2016-17 budget

by Andrew Kilstrom
It took some time and a heated discussion, but the West Linn-Wilsonville School District’s budget committee eventually approved a proposed budget for recommendation to the school board at its…
(Image is Clickable Link) WEST LINN TIDINGS - May 19, 2016
May 20, 2016

West Linn High School - Student All-stars - May 19, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Skylar Gray, Kate Hudson and Samad Tanveer of West Linn High School for being selected as the West Linn Tidings' Student All-stars. The Tidings' Student All-stars program is a…


Sarah Oliveras
May 16, 2016

Humans of WL - Jacqueline Del Bene

by Sarah Oliveras
On a sunny Wednesday afternoon, I received a text message suggesting we conduct the interview outside due to the beautiful weather that we were experiencing. As I walked outside to the baseball…
May 13, 2016

Wilsonville Spokesman seeking student columnists

by Andrew Kilstrom
The Wilsonville Spokesman is seeking four high-school columnists from Wilsonville High School for the 2016-2017 school year. Columnists will write columns on a rotating schedule — about once…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - 2014 WLHS graduate Riley Olson (blue jacket) and the University of Oregon mock trial team finished 19th in the nation this season.
May 13, 2016

West Linn High School grad makes collegiate mock trial impact

by Andrew Kilstrom
West Linn High School’s mock trial team will go for national glory when it takes on the other top teams in the country starting Thursday, May 12 in Boise, Idaho. While current WLHS students look…
(Image is Clickable Link) WEST LINN TIDINGS - May 12, 2016
May 13, 2016

Athey Creek Middle School - Student All-stars - May 12, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Kaitlyn Fletter, Brigitte Chenevert and Geaorgia Mee from Athey Creek Middle School for being selected as the West Linn Tidings' Student All-stars. The Tidings' Student…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Error Code Xero capped off another successful season April 30, battling with 600 of the top robotics teams in the world in St. Louis, Mo.
May 12, 2016

Error Code Xero makes it to quarterfinals at international…

by Andrew Kilstrom
Wilsonville Robotics FIRST Team 1425 Error Code Xero saw its season end April 30, but not before the group of Wilsonville and West Linn high school students left their mark at the FIRST…
TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Twenty-three WLHS students placed at the OSAA State Solo and Small Ensemble Contests April 30.
May 12, 2016

West Linn High School music students take seven championships…

by Andrew Kilstrom
West Linn High School has had an unprecedented year in terms of success. Its football team narrowly missed out on its first state championship in the fall and the boys basketball team remarkably…
May 11, 2016

Education news

by Andrew Kilstrom
Science fair winners The 33rd annual Intel Northwest Science Expo was held at Liberty High School Saturday, April 23, where 402 middle school students across the state competed for 256 awards.…

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Trese
May 09, 2016

Family history means something different for everyone

by Andrew Kilstrom
Editor’s note: Student Writers Advisory Group (SWAG) is made up of high school students from Wilsonville, West Linn, Lake Oswego, Lakeridge and Riverdale High Schools. They meet once a month to…
(Image is Clickable Link) WEST LINN TIDINGS - May 5, 2016
May 06, 2016

Three Rivers Charter School - Student All-stars - May 5, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Rachel Johnstone, Logan Murai-Wong and Ethan Sovde from Three Rivers Charter School for being selected as the West Linn Tidings' Student All-stars. The Tidings' Student…
TIDINGS PHOTO: BRIAN MONIHAN - The May Court celebrates the conclusion of its dance.
May 05, 2016

May Day dazzles

by Andrew Kilstrom
West Linn High School’s May Day tradition began in 1929. Friday, April 29, the tradition continued with another celebration, displaying some of West Linn’s brightest and most talented students.…
TIDINGS PHOTO: ANDREW KILSTROM - Senior Kyle Fulton, middle, directs his cast in rehearsals for 'The Still Alarm.' Fulton is a first-time student director.
May 05, 2016

Students do it all in student-directed plays

by Andrew Kilstrom
The talent that manifests onstage during any West Linn High School theatrical production is undeniable. From the technical team to the stage managers, from the orchestra to the actors…
May 05, 2016

Proposed budget, bond projects highlight meeting

by Andrew Kilstrom
West Linn-Wilsonville School District Budget Committee met for the first time May 2 and got its first look at the upcoming fiscal plan. This year’s West Linn-Wilsonville School District’s…
Beth Hoots
May 03, 2016

Is it summer yet?

by Beth Hoots
Last summer I learned what a busy summer vacation means. So when I was recently invited to speak at West Linn High School’s World Language Honor Society Induction Ceremony about my experience as…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Bob Carlson puts the finishing touches on a kiwi berry plant.
May 02, 2016

CREST, McDonald's team up for Earth Day

by Andrew Kilstrom
When Randi Ray came to CREST Director Bob Carlson about a potential partnership with her local McDonald’s restaurant he immediately jumped at the idea. While the pairing might seem somewhat…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: ANDREW KILSTROM - Jennifer Reinmuth-Birch, left, identifies an invasive species for ORCA students alongside her son, Jack Haldeman.
Apr 29, 2016

ORCA students clean up Mary S. Young

by Andrew Kilstrom
Mary S. Young Park hosts hundreds of people every day during the spring and summer months, whether it’s those utilizing the dog park or others taking advantage of the nearly eight miles of…
(Image is Clickable Link) WEST LINN TIDINGS - April 28, 2016
Apr 29, 2016

West Linn High School - Student All-stars - April 28, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Meghan Carbiener, Bill Wang and Kamelah Noel of West Linn High School for being selected as the West Linn Tidings' Student All-stars. The Tidings' Student All-stars program is…
TIDINGS PHOTO: ANDREW KILSTROM - Some students performed a 'fan' dance that r equire perfect unison with one another.
Apr 28, 2016

Willamette Primary feels the beat once again

by Andrew Kilstrom
For the past 25 years Willamette Primary has prided itself on its Rhythms program — a school-wide celebration of music and dancing that culminates in two separate performances for the West Linn…