Wilsonville High School athletes are fit for life

Wilsonville High School athletes are fit for life

Anyone who has spent much time around teenagers knows that it’s not always easy to motivate...

Saying 'Thanks' while saying 'Goodbye'

Saying 'Thanks' while saying 'Goodbye'

As the academic year draws to a close it gives all students a chance to reflect on the year. With...

Suit up for some fun summer reading

Suit up for some fun summer reading

Wilsonville Public Library takes a superhero theme for summer reading, science program Every kid...


Wilsonville's Education

Anne-Marie Wieland
July 01, 2015

H.O.M.E away from Home

by Anne-Marie Wieland
Wilsonville is my home. If H.O.M.E was an acronym describing my experiences it would stand for Helped Overjoyed Mentored and Engaged. I thank the people of Wilsonville for molding me into who I…
June 24, 2015

WL-WV recognizes bilingual grads

by Kate Hoots
School district participates in pilot program from ODE, recognizes seven members of class of 2015 with bilingual seal The West Linn-Wilsonville School District has helped the Oregon Department…
June 24, 2015

High schoolin hindsight

by Ravenna Soqui
Sitting on my friend’s living room armchair, they endeavored to trick me into questioning whether the place I occupied was the right one. I could hear the intonation of their sentences rise and…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Hale, center, had seen the video that Sould Out submitted to the Boost the Volume contest. 'They're amazing,' she said. 'It blows my mind that's coming from human noises.'
June 17, 2015

Soul'd Out for a good cause

by Kate Hoots
WHS a cappella group sings with TV star Lucy Hale to help prevent a deadly disease, meningococcal meningitis Soul’d Out has consistently impressed audiences in Wilsonville and gotten notice when…
McMANUS
June 17, 2015

Wilsonville seniors say goodbye

by Ashlyn McManus
This past school year has been one full of incredible opportunities. Students have participated in several music and art productions, dominated over other teams at sports competitions and…
June 17, 2015

WL-WV School Board passes 2015-16 budget

by Kate Hoots
Votes unanimously to approve budget committee's recommendations The West Linn-Wilsonville School Board has voted to accept the budget approved by the district’s budget committee. At its regular…
June 17, 2015

College Notes

by Kate Hoots
Cornell University Kalia Bistolas of Wilsonville has been awarded the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. She is currently enrolled in Cornell University's Ph.D. program,…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: KATE HOOTS - Madison Montalvan, 5, tests her strength on the monkey bars at Boeckman Creek Primary School June 5. She and her future classmates were taking a peek at the school they will attend as kindergarteners next fall.
June 10, 2015

Welcome, kindergarteners

by Kate Hoots
The day after the Wilsonville High School class of 2015 received their diplomas and said goodbye to Wilsonville’s schools, another group — the class of 2028 — took a tiny step toward their…
June 10, 2015

College Notes

by Kate Hoots
California Lutheran University Monica Kelly of Wilsonville made the dean’s list at California Lutheran University for the fall semester. She is studying criminal justice at the university,…
BISHOP
June 03, 2015

So long and farewell

by SWAG
SWAG members recognize loved ones going away and those they're leaving behind Before they wave goodbye to loved ones this June, members of the Student Writers Advisory Group (SWAG) weigh in on…

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PHOTO COURTESY OF PORTLAND REIGN PHOTOGRAPHY - Astin Powell, Luke Prier, Andrew Pollman, Devon Johnson, Chasen Winkler, Zachary Canales. Middle row, left to right: Logan McIntyre, Nathan Smith, Cole Wilbur, Kyra Burniston, Taylor Brown, Ethan Rumph, Alexa Holloman. Bottom row, left to right: Milleena Lefever, Tabitha Dutcher, Achaia Riley, Irvin Sanchez, Peter Fogarty, Christopher Fleck. Not pictured  Austin Coleman, Mary Cumpston, Karalyn Davis, Kathleen Hillary, Corey Meadows, Jordan Webb.
Jun 03, 2015

Hats off to ATHS grads, Class of 2015

by Kate Hoots
Arts & Technology High School celebrated its annual commencement ceremony June 3 at the Gregory Forum at Clackamas Community College. Congratulations to the ATHS Class of 2015!
SHEARER
Jun 03, 2015

The infamous senior summer

by Laura Shearer
There are plenty of things that come to mind when I hear the phrase “senior summer,” and for everyone the ideal summer consists of different adventures and obligations. Notoriously, the senior…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: KATE HOOTS - Fourth-graders pose with the power tools they used to make mason bee homes like the one held by Caroline Kang, kneeling. From left, Jadyn Platt, Riley Adams, Carson Puppo, Alexis Mcilmoil and Daniel Mendoza.
Jun 03, 2015

Bee boosters

by Kate Hoots
Boones Ferry fourth-graders build homes for gentle native mason bees Wilsonville made national news two years ago when incorrectly applied pesticide led to the largest bumblebee die-off on…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Class of 2015 poses for the traditional class photo on the football field. Each year, the departing seniors stand in formation to represent the year of their graduation.
Jun 03, 2015

Congratulations to Wilsonville High School Class of 2015

by Kate Hoots
Students will graduate tomorrow in 7 p.m. ceremony at Rolling Hills Wilsonville High School’s Class of 2015 will receive their diplomas in the school’s annual commencement ceremony tomorrow,…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Wilsonville High School's Grant Kresge, left, received honors for the science project he completed with Evan Lavery
May 27, 2015

WL-WV students shine at international science fair

by Kate Hoots
WHS's Grant Kreske brings home honors, cash award Eleven students from West Linn and Wilsonville returned last Saturday from in international competition in Pittsburgh with slightly heavier bags…
Ashley Meisner
May 27, 2015

Student Speak

by Kate Hoots
BOONES FERRY PRIMARY SCHOOL “If you could be invisible for a day, what would you do?” “I would do whatever I want when my mom isn’t looking. I would make rainbow loom bracelets. I would steal…
WIELAND
May 27, 2015

Seniors' inner turmoil

by Anne-Marie Wieland
The senior class’s days are numbered at Wilsonville High School. I walk in the doors and see the countdown number change from 8 to 7 to 6. Many thoughts whirl through my mind as the reality of…
May 20, 2015

Oregon schools scramble for $60 million in priority funding

by Peter Wong
Early childhood programs might end up the winners Early childhood programs, though their scope is yet to be defined, are the likely winners in the scramble for $60 million that Oregon’s…
May 20, 2015

Student columnists needed

by Kate Hoots
WLHS students invited to apply for 2015-16 school year Student columnists needed By KATE HOOTS The Spokesman The Wilsonville Spokesman is seeking four high-school columnists from Wilsonville…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Civil rights and social justice activist Minnijean Brown Trickey visited all three middle schools in West Linn and Wilsonville to talk with students about her experiences as a member of the Little Rock Nine, a group of students who were the first to integrate Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., in the 1950s.
May 20, 2015

WL-WV welcomes civil rights icon

by Kate Hoots
Little Rock Nine member Minnijean Brown Trickey visits Inza R. Wood, Rosemont and Athey Creek middle schools It’s not often that middle school students get the chance to interact with an…




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