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Youth Transition Program emphasizes hands-on training

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Arts and Technology to graduate 33 seniors

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Boones Ferry's STEM night incorporates fun with science

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Wilsonville's Education

May 24, 2017

Education briefs

by Andrew Kilstrom
High school band takes sixth in state championship, Reynolds re-elected as treasurer for NSBAC
Katie Trese
May 20, 2017

Full bloom at Wilsonville High

by Katie Trese
Wilsonville High senior Katie Trese discusses all that's currently taking place at her school
SPOKESMAN PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE - Ashlyn Rose, top left, and Nathan Rasmussen, top right, rehearse a scene from 'Pride and Prejudice.'
May 17, 2017

Wilsonville High presents 'Pride and Prejudice'

by Andrew Kilstrom
Wilsonville High School gears up for its last theatre production of the year starting May 18


Lauren Burns
May 13, 2017

College provides the fresh start seniors crave

by Lauren Burns
Wilsonville High School senior Lauren Burns looks back on her high school experience and ahead to college
SPOKESMAN PHOTOS: ANDREW KILSTROM - Baile Folklorico dancers put on a show for community members Thrusday, May 4 at Wilsonville High School.
May 11, 2017

WILSONVILLE CELEBRATES AT CINCO DE MAYO CELEBRATION

by Andrew Kilstrom
Wilsonville High School plays host to West Linn-Wilsonville students for Cinco de Mayo gathering
SUBMITTED PHOTOS - Wood's team of 36 eighth-graders finished third in the nation last week in Washington D.C.
May 10, 2017

Wood students conquer the constitution

by Andrew Kilstrom
Wood Middle School eighth-graders finished third in the nationwide 'We The People' competition last week in Washington D.C.
SPOKESMAN PHOTOS: ANDREW KILSTROM - Boeckman Creek Primary's Sage Farrell shares his German culture with classmates at International Night Friday, April 28.
May 05, 2017

Wilsonville schools overflow with cultural celebrations

by Andrew Kilstrom
Boeckman Creek and Lowrie primaries host international festivals, including representation from some 30 countries
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: ANDREW KILSTROM - Zander Hill's senior portfolio was one of many on display Tuesday, April 25.
May 03, 2017

Exhibit shows WHS students' art journey

by Andrew Kilstrom
Community can view Wilsonville High student artwork through May 4
SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO - Wilsonville High's graduation rate was 93 percent in 2015-16, which played a significant role in its high ranking.
May 03, 2017

U.S. News says Wilsonville High School among state's best

by Andrew Kilstrom
Wilsonville High School ranks fourth in Oregon out of 328 high schools
SUBMITTED PHOTO - From left, JJ Bartlett, Kenley Whittaker, Campbell Lawler, Kate Gore and Cammy Gore celebrate their regional win against Boeckman Creek Primary in March.
May 03, 2017

Boones Ferry students end OBOB season on high note

by Andrew Kilstrom
The Polka Dots finish fifth in state, outlasting thousands of competitors
Daisi Faville
April 30, 2017

School reform should include choice

by Daisi Faville
Daisi Faville discusses her ideal school and how West Linn-Wilsonville schools might get there
Julie Etzel's work titled 'Boat' is on display at the Wilsonville Fred Meyer Starbucks now.
April 29, 2017

West Linn-Wilsonville School District staff share art at public show

by Andrew Kilstrom
Multiple teachers from schools throughout the school district display their artwork at the Wilsonville Fred Meyer Starbucks
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Nate Rasmussen and Ashlyn Rose were finalists at the State Thespian Competition.
April 29, 2017

Education news

by Pamplin Media Group
CREST readies for plant sale, Oregon Tech makes another national list and Wilsonville High thespians place at state among other educational news this week
SPOKESMAN PHOTOS: ANDREW KILSTROM - West Linn-Wilsonville School Board candidates gathered at the Wilsonville Library Wednesday, April 19 for a candidate forum.
April 26, 2017

Candidates take part in education association forum

by Andrew Kilstrom
West Linn teachers' questions for school board hopefuls center on potential cuts
SPOKESMAN PHOTOS: ANDREW KILSTROM - The Springfest Court says it's enjoyed getting to know one another over the past several months.
April 26, 2017

Springfest marks the home stretch for seniors

by Andrew Kilstrom
Sixteen seniors make up this year's Springfest Court, which will take place Friday, April 28 in the Wilsonville High gym
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: ANDREW KILSTROM - From left, Lola Kleiner, Ashley Sheirbon and Maddie Holly are in the midst of a fundraising campaign for Syrian refugees.
April 20, 2017

Lowrie Primary activists raise money for Syrian refugees

by Andrew Kilstrom
Wilsonville fifth-graders start a fundraiser for Syrian refugees after spending the better part of the fall and winter researching the crisis
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: ANDREW KILSTROM - Boones Ferry preschool teacher Cathy Scoggins reads a book to her class Thursday, March 23.
April 19, 2017

West Linn-Wilsonville explores benefits of preschool

by Andrew Kilstrom
School district to add preschool at Boeckman Creek and Cedaroak Park next year
April 19, 2017

Meridian Creek to start with approximately 320 students

by Andrew Kilstrom
West Linn-Wilsonville School Board looks ahead to budget cycle, work session
(Image is Clickable Link) WSP - 4.19.17
April 19, 2017

Athey Creek Middle School - Student All Stars - April 19, 2017

by Kendra McGowan
Wilsonville Spokesman Student All Stars presented by Elite Realty Group
Katie Trese
April 17, 2017

Katie Trese discusses what she calls 'The College Mafia'

by Katie Trese
Wilsonville High senior Katie Trese takes a look at the College Board and the grip it has over the college application process

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SPOKESMAN PHOTO: ANDREW KILSTROM - Stafford Primary's Kasie Hansen accepts an award on behalf of Stafford Primary Friday, April 8.
Apr 14, 2017

Stafford takes successful plunge for Special Olympics

by Andrew Kilstrom
Stafford Primary raised more money for the Special Olympics Oregon Polar Plunge than any other elementary school
SUBMITTED PHOTO: JASMIN COLLINS - Students and community members alike joined together Saturday, April 8 to view various works of art created by West Linn-Wilsonville high school students.
Apr 12, 2017

Art Tech hosts district-wide art show

by Pamplin Media Group
West Linn-Wilsonville students from all three high schools present artwork
SPOKESMAN PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE - From left, Chance Kirk as Cogsworth, Nathalia Nicolade as The Wardrobe and Peyton Henry as Mrs. Potts.
Apr 12, 2017

Middle schoolers to perform 'Beauty and the Beast'

by Andrew Kilstrom
The West Linn-Wilsonville Middle School Musical kicks off April 20 at the West Linn High School Performing Arts Center
(Image is Clickable Link) WILSONVILLE SPOKESMAN - 4.12.17
Apr 12, 2017

Inza R Wood Middle School - Student All Stars - April 12, 2017

by Kendra McGowan
Inza R Wood Middle School - Student All Stars - April 12, 2017
Giovani Sanchez
Apr 07, 2017

Student Speak

by Andrew Kilstrom
Boeckman Creek Primary students discuss their parents' jobs and just what it is they do at work
Pinoli
Apr 05, 2017

What role should technology play in the classroom?

by Pamplin Media Group
High school students from Wilsonville, West Linn and Lake Oswego discuss technology's role in education today and the pros and cons that come with it
Lauren Burns
Apr 02, 2017

Humility allows for growth, especially in adversity

by Lauren Burns
Wilsonville High senior Lauren Burns takes a deeper look at an observation she made during the Oscars
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Count Me In Campaign signs can be found all over West Linn and Wilsonville, like in front of Bolton Primary.
Mar 31, 2017

Education Foundation's Count Me In Campaign is in full swing

by Andrew Kilstrom
West Linn-Wilsonville Education Foundation gathers donations to add teachers to school district
(Image is Clickable Link) WILSONVILLE SPOKESMAN - 3.30.17
Mar 30, 2017

Wilsonville High School - Student All Stars - March 30, 2017

by Kendra McGowan
Wilsonville Spokesman's Student All Stars of Wilsonville High School sponsored by Elite Realty Group.
SUBMITTED PHOTOS - World of Speed has three race car simulators, including a Lotus, Indy Car and NASCAR simulator.
Mar 29, 2017

World of Speed opens registration for unique summer camps

by Andrew Kilstrom
Wilsonville-based education museum offers a variety of offerings for all kinds of car enthusiasts
SUBMITTED PHOTOS - Kristopher Wieland and Savannah Pina unveiled their joint-Fred Meyer art exhibit Tuesday, March 21.
Mar 30, 2017

WHS seniors combine efforts for local art exhibit

by Andrew Kilstrom
Savannah Pina and Kristopher Wieland display artwork at Fred Meyer Starbucks
Mar 26, 2017

Education news

by Andrew Kilstrom
The West Linn-Wilsonville School District is changing primary school start times and Wilsonville High students recently competed in OMEA regional