WL-WV students shine at international science fair

WL-WV students shine at international science fair

WLHS's Li, Tang, Miller and Wurscher bring home honors and cash awards Eleven students from West...

Enjoy the view

Enjoy the view

Standing tall and proud, going out on a limb, remembering your roots, drinking plenty of water...

- WL-WV welcomes civil rights icon -

- WL-WV welcomes civil rights icon -

Little Rock Nine member Minnijean Brown Trickey visits Inza R. Wood, Rosemont and Athey Creek...

Martin, Reynolds sweep to victory

Martin, Reynolds sweep to victory

Both candidates ran unopposed in election to WL-WV school board Voters on Tuesday returned Betty...


West Linn's Education

May 21, 2015

West Linn student columnists needed

by Kate Hoots
WLHS students invited to apply for 2015-16 school year The West Linn Tidings is seeking high-school columnists from West Linn High School for the 2015-2016 school year. Columnists will write…
DOWNS
May 14, 2015

Downs to expand leadership role

by Kate Hoots
Wilsonville principal will move to district admin position July 1; search is on for his replacement During the course of 16 years working in the West Linn-Wilsonville School District, Aaron Downs…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Members of FIRST Team 1425 - Error Code Xero - made it to the final rounds in their field at the global championships in St. Louis, Mo., last month.
May 14, 2015

Robotics success

by Kate Hoots
Team returns from championships, schedules open house The West Linn-Wilsonville School District’s high school robotics team capped a successful season with a trip to the FIRST global…
May 14, 2015

Education Briefs

by Kate Hoots
Donate to schools foundation The West Linn-Wilsonville Education’s Count Me In campaign is currently underway. The foundation’s goal for this year is to raise enough money in the campaign to…
HOOTS
May 14, 2015

Just jump in

by Beth Hoots
I used to think that being an “engineer” meant you worked on a train. I knew there had to be people who designed our cars, bridges, phones and alarm clocks, but I never understood that those…
May 14, 2015

College Notes

by Kate Hoots
Azusa Pacific University Two West Linn residents made the academic dean's list at Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, Calif. Madison Mills and Kennedy Myers are honored for earning a grade-point…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Coolio Shrimp Doolios are eighth-graders at Athey Creek Middle School. Their Destination Imagination team is heading to the DI global competition next week.
May 14, 2015

Destination: Knoxville

by The Tidings
Two teams from West Linn are packing their bags and preparing to compete at the Destination Imagination Global Finals next week. They will be among more than 9,000 students representing more…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Jennifer Spencer-Iiams gives introductory remark to honoree Nicole Tessmer, a school psychologist.
May 07, 2015

WL-WV honors 35 teachers

by Kate Hoots
Thirty-five teachers from 11 West Linn-Wilsonville schools were honored April 23 at a celebration to mark their passage from probationary to contract status after successfully completing three…
TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - May Day royalty helped West Linn High School and the larger community welcome the season last Friday.
May 07, 2015

Welcome, May

by Kate Hoots
Annual high school tradition celebrates May Day, student talent On a warm sunny May Day, the gymnasium at West Linn High School was turned into an enchanted forest and peopled with royal couples…
May 07, 2015

Education Briefs

by Kate Hoots
Explore Three Rivers Charter School Three Rivers Charter School invites interested families from West Linn and Wilsonville to attend an information meeting for the 2015-16 school year. Three…

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May 07, 2015

Girls on the Run inspires elementary-age girls

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Girls on the Run inspires elementary-age girls Seated criss-cross-applesauce in a back hallway of their school, a dozen girls turn their attention to their coach. She’s talking this afternoon…
TIDINGS PHOTO: KATE HOOTS - Ethan Bogle, a kindergartener, adds a personal touch to his classroom's mural, under the direction of artist in residence Taryn Kuenzi.
May 07, 2015

Adding a personal touch at Cedaroak

by Kate Hoots
Working with an artist in residence, students create classroom murals to adorn the school gym Nearly 300 students at Cedaroak Park Primary School will achieve lasting fame later this month, when…
WEITZ
May 07, 2015

A peek behind the scene at May Day

by Sivan Weitz
Last week West Linn High School put on its annual May Day celebration. There were princesses, princes, dances, songs and lots of talent. The gym was covered with lavish decorations as it was…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Isaac Sebastian makes a rubbing of one of the names engraved on a memorial wall at the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Busan, South Korea.
Apr 30, 2015

Remembering the 'Forgotten War'

by Kate Hoots
Athey Creek Middle Schoolers create connections with service members' survivors This spring, 23 students from Athey Creek Middle School, accompanied by three staff members and two parent…
NELSON
Apr 30, 2015

May Day returns to West Linn

by Kate Hoots
West Linn High School will add another layer to a nearly century-old tradition when students gather with community members to celebrate another May Day on Friday. Since the beginning, the WLHS…
STATEN
Apr 30, 2015

Reading in the Rye

by Madison Staten
My grandmother says, condescendingly, “You have all the time in the world.” At least I take it condescendingly. Her smile is full of wisdom knowledge, and a smug look with a double meaning — in…
Apr 30, 2015

Education Brief

by Kate Hoots
Destination: Doughnut Help two teams from Athey Creek reach the Destination Imagination global finals in Nashville, Tenn., by purchasing Krispy Kreme doughnuts. The team will be selling the…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - BJ Cerny stands with a couple of her fellow fomer WLHS Debs dance coaches, after she received the DDCA Lifetime Achievment Award. From left: Debbie Bujanski, Olivia Opton, Wisa Opton and BJ Cerny. Wisa Opton and Cerny also danced as Debs with Bujanski as their coach.
Apr 23, 2015

WHS's BJ Cerny receives lifetime award

by Kate Hoots
WHS's BJ Cerny receives lifetime award What comes next after you win a lifetime achievement award before you’ve turned 50? For Wilsonville High School’s BJ Cerny, the answer to that question…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: VERN UYETAKE - Angela Inama, a West Linn High School senior, hangs a piece of artwork ahead of the April 17 district art show at Arts & Technology High School.
Apr 23, 2015

A gala event for the arts

by Kate Hoots
The West Linn-Wilsonville School District held its annual districtwide art show April 17, and the weather could not have been more perfect. Temperatures still in the upper 70s when the show…
WLHS Lions
Apr 23, 2015

WLHS winners

by Kate Hoots
In between homework, activities and athletic events, many of the students at West Linn High School find time to excel in academic and artistic endeavors. Here are a few areas where WLHS students…




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