West Linn-Wilsonville NEWS
The West Linn High School Journalism program didn't just show up to compete, it came to dominate, sweeping all the major awards at the Northwest Scholastic Press Association's Fall Press Day in mid-December. [FULL STORY]
If the all-girls robotics team G.E.A.R.S. --Girls Engineering and Robotics Superstars -- looks or sounds familiar, it's because they've been in this spot a time or two before. [FULL STORY]
The West Linn-Wilsonville School District announced Wednesday that Annikke Olson will serve as the first principal of Meridian Creek Middle School when it opens for the start of the 2017-18 year. [FULL STORY]
For the past 11 years Grace Chapel has worked with the West Linn-Wilsonville School District as part of the church's annual Joy Drive. This year was extra special thanks to the added surprise of Portland Trail Blazer, Festus Ezeli taking part in the gift giving. [FULL STORY]
Last week Boeckman Creek Primary celebrated the Mexican tradition Los Posadas with a celebration in the school's cafeteria. Las Posadas often involves processions singing carols around the community before finishing with a celabratory meal, which usually includes posole, a hominy stew. [FULL STORY]
“There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there's so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.” – Zayn Malik
I’m not a “big” One Direction fan, but my daughter is. So, it was a surprise to me to read pop singer Zayn Malik’s quote and actually find that I could resonate with the young adult’s advice. This year promises to be one filled with new “pages” for our school district and our students as we: open Meridian Creek Middle School; re-open Sunset Primary School; invite our West Linn High School students back into their remodeled 700-building for science and STEM learning; enjoy productions in the performing arts renovation and addition at Wilsonville High School; expand our preschool program to two more primary schools; and celebrate the accomplishments and milestones of our graduating seniors. While it’s easy to linger in the accomplishments of 2016…turning the page reminds us that “there’s so much more to the book”!