Student Speak

Student Speak

Boones Ferry Primary School "Who do you share your Halloween candy with?" "Not with my dad. Last...

A run to fund

A run to fund

Students at Boones Ferry fun run dodge raindrops in annual fundraiser The threat of rain —...

Conquering the checklist

Conquering the checklist

The alarm blares, jarring you awake, and you hastily fling aside the blankets. It feels as though...

Seniors shine in 'Sound of Music'

Seniors shine in 'Sound of Music'

Seven senior students play roles in latest WHS drama production When you think of “The Sound...

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Wilsonville's Education

October 29, 2014

School Notes

by Kate Hoots
Learn about robotics at Wilsonville Library Robotics teams from schools in West Linn and Wilsonville will be demonstrating their robots’ abilities and sharing their research projects at the…
Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - This old-fashioned cider press was one of the top attractions of the harvest festival at the CREST farm Oct. 17.
October 29, 2014

CREST farm celebrates successful season

by Kate Hoots
West Linn-Wilsonville’s CREST Center capped a successful harvest on its farm by wisely choosing to hold its harvest festival the weekend before the changing seasons brought torrential rains to…
Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Booster Club Secretary Julie Tolboe takes a turn staffing the clubs concession booth at a Wilsonville home football game. The club returns funds received through concession sales and other sources, to the tune of over $42,000 last school year.
October 22, 2014

Boosters by the numbers

by Kate Hoots
WHS Booster Club to promote membership drive at Friday's football game Wilsonville High School’s Booster Club posted some impressive numbers at the end of the last school year. The biggest…
Stirling
October 22, 2014

The myth of 'senioritis'

by Ravenna Stirling
Senioritis is debatably the most common derogatory term used to describe high school seniors. The label becomes ubiquitous as soon as people get a hint that a senior has failed to uphold all his…
Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: KATE HOOTS - WHS senior Anne-Marie Wieland will display this untitled painting at the Charbonneau Arts Festival this weekend.
October 22, 2014

Charbonneau festival mixes professional, student artwork

by Kate Hoots
Free show Sunday showcases student artists from Wilsonville High School Art lovers in the Wilsonville area have a unique opportunity to indulge their passion while supporting art education at…
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October 22, 2014

Student Speak

by Kate Hoots
Boeckman Creek Primary School "What is the most beautiful thing you have ever seen?" "A flower; a rose. I see some on TV, and sometimes I see them outside." — Abdil Bautista, first grade "My…
October 22, 2014

School Notes

by Kate Hoots
Swap snow gear Did you know that you can get your family outfitted for the winter season and support the Wilsonville High School snowboard team at the same time? The team is holding a snowboard…
October 15, 2014

School board roundup: enrollment numbers and financial outlook

by Kate Hoots
District adds new online Common Core resources for parents The West Linn-Wilsonville School Board held its monthly board meeting Oct. 6. Here are highlights from the session. Enrollment figures…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The sand paintings of West Linn High School art teacher Diane Gauthier will be on display through Nov. 1 as part of the ninth annual Beyond the Demos exhibition.
October 15, 2014

Wilsonville art tradition continues

by Kate Hoots
Ninth annual Beyond the Demos show runs through Nov. 1 A Wilsonville art tradition, Beyond the Demos, is happening right now in two locations in the city. The gallery spaces at ALT Creative…
McManus
October 15, 2014

Wildcat support, family style

by Ashlyn McManus
For the students at Wilsonville High School, the autumn weather brings with it the familiarity of school. This early in the school year, students still have a somewhat decent supply of pencils…

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Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - The Alice in Wonderland float featured all the main characters from the book and also a tea party.
Oct 15, 2014

WHS celebrates a homecoming win

by Kate Hoots
The high school's student body enjoys traditional activities including a parade and dance Before Wilsonville High School’s football team faced off against Parkrose Thursday night, WHS students…
Oct 08, 2014

A charter school on the move

by Kate Hoots
Three Rivers announces plans to build a school, starting next summer, on Ek Road West Linn-Wilsonville’s charter school, Three Rivers, is on the move with recently announced plans to build a…
Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Excitement was the word of the day at Lowrie Oct. 3, when students headed out into a beautiful fall day to ride their wheels around the school building.
Oct 08, 2014

Students go green for Lowrie fundraiser

by Kate Hoots
Principal Patrick Meigs celebrates PTA fundraising goal by dying hair, beard green for annual Wheel-a-thon The organizers of Lowrie Primary School’s third annual Wheel-a-thon couldn’t have…
Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - From left, Andrew Worth, Sara Stewart, Malia Case and Erin Lauthner play the youngest Von Trapp children in the WHS production of 'The Sound of Music.'
Oct 08, 2014

New stars storm Wilsonville stage

by Kate Hoots
WHS production of 'Sound of Music,' opening Nov. 5, stars actors from primary and middle schools Four youngsters may risk running afoul of the law when Wilsonville High School drama department…
Pounds
Oct 08, 2014

Stress in excess

by Kaitamaria Pounds
Almost a month into school, students are starting to feel the pressure building. The first round of colds is hitting. Sports are in full swing. Clubs are sprouting up everywhere, focusing on…
Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Alina Boyd and her friend Trinity, both fourth-graders taught by Traci Hallock-Gross, show that you don't have to be limited by disability to help the cause by pushing classmate Issac Dreyling during the annual Boeckman Creek Fun Run last Friday.
Oct 01, 2014

A fine day for a fun run

by Kate Hoots
Boeckman Creek's PTA holds its annual fun run fundraiser Sept. 26 Students at Boeckman Creek Primary School moved up — temporarily — to Wilsonville High School Sept. 26, as crowds of students,…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Emily Meisner proudly displays the family pass that she won in the grand prize drawing at the end of the Wilsonville Library's summer reading program. Emily and her family will get to visit the zoo for a full year.
Oct 01, 2014

Kids win big in library's summer programs

by The Spokesman
There was no shortage of prizes at the Wilsonville Public Library this summer. In addition to the thousands of children who won gift certificates to local businesses and took home free books as…
Shearer
Oct 01, 2014

Travel matters

by Laura Shearer
Sitting on the beach at Martha's Vineyard in the summer of 2013, eavesdropping on a group of rising high school seniors from the Boston area, I noticed a common theme in all their stories. Each…
Oct 01, 2014

School notes

by Kate Hoots
Sign up for Student Support School The next Student Support School session at Wilsonville High School will be help Oct. 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Students who are struggling or are in…
Oct 01, 2014

College Notes

by Kate Hoots
Eastern Washington University Yochanan Proctor of Wilsonville made the dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester at Eastern Washington University, located in Cheney, Wash. Students who qualify…



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