The West Linn-Wilsonville School District added 22 new teaching positions over the summer. The school board voted in June to fund 16 new FTE, and increased enrollment over the summer led the district to create an additional six FTE. These are the new teachers who will be working in West Linn schools. [FULL STORY]
Like many of the oldest pioneer settlements in Oregon, Wilsonville still bears the names of many of those original settlers.
Of those original settlers, however, one of the most familiar names in Wilsonville remains that of the Boeckman family. [FULL STORY]
The Fourth Annual Battle for the Bridge was held at Pioneer Stadium in Oregon City last Saturday and the competition, once again, was a huge success in raising money for Cystic Fibrosis Research. The event continues to expand each year, with this summer also seeing the inception of a golf tournament to raise funds. In the past three years, organizers have raised nearly $60,000 combined for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and they hope to eclipse their record this summer. [FULL STORY]
Over the past two years, the West Linn-Wilsonville School District has been reaping the rewards of a carefully nurtured relationship with the Confucius Institute at Portland State University. The most obvious result is the growing Chinese language program in WL-WV. [FULL STORY]