Student Speak

Student Speak

BOLTON PRIMARY SCHOOL "Who do you share your Halloween candy with?" "I share with my friend....

Sustaining the pride

Sustaining the pride

Homecoming week is the height of West Linn pride. Walking down the hallways, you start to forget...

'Oklahoma!' for all ages

'Oklahoma!' for all ages

WLHS drama production offers fresh take on classic musical — plus all the songs you love to...

Educating parents, students on drug dangers

Educating parents, students on drug dangers

After listening for more than two hours, audience members in the West Linn High School auditorium...

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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 30, 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: TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Lauren Melvin gets ready to do the cake walk.
October 30, 2014

'Rosemonsters' celebrate the season

by Kate Hoots
Middle-schoolers celebrate October with a Monster Mash Oct. 24 Middle-school students earned the name “monster” Oct. 24, when Rosemont kids enjoyed a Monster Mash party, courtesy of the school’s…
October 30, 2014

Education Briefs

by Kate Hoots
Support wrestling fundraiser West LInn High School’s wrestling team will be selling Krispy Kreme Donuts every Saturday in October. You will find the tasty treats at the corner of 8th and 10th…
Photo Credit: TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Kayla Goodman, 3, excitedly tries on a princess costume.
October 23, 2014

Ready for treats - no tricks

by Kate Hoots
The PTA at Trillum Creek Primary School continued a “green” tradition Oct. 17 with its annual pre-Halloween costume swap. Students were encouraged to bring in a gently used costume and to pick…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Caroline Glausi is one of 21 students named to Oregon's 2015 All-State band and choir. She and hundreds of other band and choir students will be performing Oct. 30 at the high school's annual Noodles and Notes fundraiser.
October 23, 2014

WLHS to send 21 to all-state music festival

by Kate Hoots
Choir, band to perform in Eugene concert Twenty-one students from West Linn High School have been selected to participate in Oregon’s All-State bands and choir. The programs are sponsored each…
Weitz
October 23, 2014

How was your day?

by Sivan Weitz
A child comes home from the first day of kindergarten, and a mother asks, “How was your day?” The child responds, “Fine.” That child comes home from the last day of senior year, and the mother…
Rowan Morrison
October 23, 2014

Student Speak

by Kate Hoots
Cedaroak Park Primary School "What is the most beautiful thing you've ever seen?" "When I went to Seattle, I saw the Mariners' game. The screen, it was cool. I could see all the players, and I…
October 23, 2014

Education Briefs

by Kate Hoots
Mark early release dates on calendar The West Linn-Wilsonville schedules eight professional growth dates for teachers throughout the district, setting aside two-hour blocks of time on Wednesdays…
Photo Credit: TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - The West Linn student section gets rowdy prior to the start of the game.
October 23, 2014

Lions celebrate Homecoming

by Kate Hoots
The weather was wet, and Tigard prevailed on the field. But the West Linn High School student body’s Lion spirit stayed strong throughout a week of homecoming activities that culminated in the…
October 16, 2014

Education Brief

by Kate Hoots
The West Linn High School dance team is now selling poinsettias to raise money for competitions and costumes. Plants are available in red, white and pink and cost $16 for medium size or $24 for…

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Photo Credit: TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Lisia Farley, a sixth-grade social studies teacher at Rosemont Ridge Middle School, received the Civic Education Award from the League of Oregon Cities last month.
Oct 16, 2014

Rosemont teacher receives civic engagement award

by Kate Hoots
Lisia Farley, a sixth-grade social studies teacher, honored for her work around government education A West Linn middle school teacher was honored by the League of Oregon Cities for her work…
Staten
Oct 16, 2014

These teens buck stereotypes

by Madison Staten
Super Bowl-winning coach and sports analyst Jimmy Johnson once said, “The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.” Johnson suggests that to be successful a person…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Anne Robinson places breadsticks on plates destined for hungry diners at last year's fundraising dinner.
Oct 16, 2014

Enjoy Noodles and Notes at WLHS

by Kate Hoots
Annual band, choir, orchestra fundraiser, set for Oct. 30, will feature spaghetti and performances Concert-goers often are treated to a double or even triple billing at a show. But when was the…
Photo Credit: TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Ally Cannon, right, and Alexia Cook practice their duet for Athey Idol at a dress rehearsal Oct. 9. The pair will sing 'Wide Awake' by Katy Perry.
Oct 16, 2014

'Idol' returns to Athey stage

by Kate Hoots
11th annual choir, drama fundraiser set for Oct. 24 at Athey Creek Middle School Talented students will take the stage at Athey Creek Middle School Oct. 23 and 24, when the school’s choir and…
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.
Oct 16, 2014

West Linn High School art on display

by Kate Hoots
Ninth annual Beyond the Demos show runs in Wilsonville through Nov. 1 A Wilsonville art tradition, Beyond the Demos, is happening right now in two locations in the city. The gallery spaces at…
Oct 09, 2014

School board roundup: enrollment numbers, 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: 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 09, 2014

West Linn student joins cast of Wilsonville High musical

by Kate Hoots
WHS production of 'Sound of Music,' opening Nov. 5, Four youngsters may risk running afoul of the law when Wilsonville High School drama department launches its production of “The Sound of…
Oct 09, 2014

School notes

by Kate Hoots
Support wrestling fundraiser West LInn High School’s wrestling team will be selling Krispy Kreme Donuts every Saturday in October. You will find the tasty treats at the corner of 8th and 10th…
Henry Curdy, first grade
Oct 09, 2014

Students speak

by Kate Hoots
Stafford Primary School "Who is your hero?" "My dad, because he makes dinner for me and helps me stay alive. He gives me water when I can't reach it." — Henry Curdy, first grade "My mom. She…
Oliveras
Oct 09, 2014

Finding peace in permanence

by Sarah Oliveras
For my junior year in high school, I decided to enroll in an honors humanities class as my social studies requirement. In this class, we are studying various philosophical ideas. For our first…



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