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West Linn High School

West Linn High School
5464 West "A" Street
West Linn, OR  97068
Office Hours: 7:00am - 4:00pm
Phone:  503-673-7800
Fax:      503-657-8710 
Attendance Office:

Bus Company (First Student)

We are West Linn STRONG
Parents both Current and New:   Please take a moment to sign up for the Email ListServe which keeps you current and informed on all things WEST LINN HIGH, and the FlashAlert so you will be informed when weather/emergencies impact the school schedules.
June 27-July 22 Summer School  @ WLHS
July- All Students Mailer goes out with Registration Info 
August 10 (11:30am-4pm)- Fall Athletic Clearances
August 11 (10am-2pm)- Fall Athletic Clearances. Additional opportunities for Athletic Clearance will be Aug. 12, 16-19 8am-3:30pm in the Athletic Office. All forms are available online under "athletics". The Athletic Office will be closed Aug 15th all day.
August 15- Athletics Daily Double Fall Practices begin 
Aug 24-25 New to District Student Registrations begin
Aug 26- FB @ Sunset
August 29 - All Student Registration, Student Schedules Picked-Up and ALL Students/All Grades Picture Day 
Aug 30- Seniors may pick-up their parking passes from the Attendance Office
September 1st- (12:30-3:30pm) Incoming Freshman (Class of 2020) Orientation with Link Crew
September 14- (6:30 pm) Back to School Night 
WLHS Senior Parking  for NEXT YEAR 2016-2017  
Parking applications for Incoming Seniors were accepted Monday, June 6th- 8th.    A current Oregon driver’s license is not required to be included in the lottery. However, a valid Oregon driver’s license must be obtained by August 29, 2016 to receive a parking hanger. If a valid Oregon license is not provided your parking spot and hanger will be forfeited.  Parking for seniors is assigned by lottery. We fill the “Senior” lot first and the “Tripp” lot second. Lottery winners are now posted outside the Attendance Office.  Parking spots and hangers will not be issued until August 29th.
School Calendar now available for NEXT school year 2016-2017.  See "calendar" tab at left for viewing copy
Important Dates for the Next School Year 2016-2017
August 29th - Picture Day and all Students Register/Receive their Schedules 
Sept. 6th-School Begins
Sept. 14th-Back to School Nite
Nov 21-25 Fall Break NO SCHOOL
Dec 21-Jan 2 Winter Break NO SCHOOL
Jan 25-27 Finals for Semester One
March 27-31 Spring Break NO SCHOOL
June 14-16 Finals for Semester Two
June 14th (7:30pm)- Graduation 
June 16-Last Day of School (provided no snow days taken) 
NEW PROCEDURE for Attendance and Reporting Absences or Excusing your Student Early:
When your student is going to be or has been absent please notify via email our Attendance Secretary, Brenda Freeman at or call @ 503-673-7812. Leave a message with the date, time and reason for your student’s absence and please spell your students last name.
If your student has a last minute appointment or you have an urgent message please email Brenda at   Please state the time you would like to pick up your student (or the urgent message) and let her know if you are planning on meeting your student in front of the school or at the Attendance Office. Due to the increased number of students, and the larger call volume, we are needing to use email as much as possible for the urgent communications. Please refer to the WLHS Website for Attendance Policies and Procedures
WLHS Profile
West Linn High School Recognized:
America's Best High Schools
Gold Award US News/World Report 
2011 and 2012
College Board's AP Honor Roll
Challenge Index: Top 1900 High Schools Award from
Washington Post

America's Best High Schools Award from Newsweek
2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015
America's Best High Schools
Silver Award US News/World Report
Since 2007
Highest Rating on Oregon Report Card
Our Faculty

• 81 certified staff members
• 1 staff member with Doctorate Degree
• 71 staff members with Master's Degrees
• 10 staff members with Bachelor's Degrees
• Average years of teaching experience : 14.2
Oregon Outstanding Biology Teacher Award from NABT
University of Oregon High School Teacher of the Year
Siemens AP Sci/Math State
Teacher of the Year Award
Christa McAuliffe Fellowship Award
Oregon Teacher of the Year Award
National Environmental Education Award
Oregon Second Language
Teacher of the Year Award
Oregon Teacher of the Year Award
Milken National Educator Award