School District News

  • West Linn-Wilsonville Recognizes School Board Appreciation Month

    Posted by West Linn-Wilsonville on 1/4/2022 9:00:00 AM

    School Board Superheroes Recognition Month, January 2022. Board member names are listed.

    The West Linn-Wilsonville School District thanks the School Board for their tireless dedication to students and staff this school year. Their leadership has paved the way during another challenging year, allowing our talented staff to create learning environments for the greatest thinkers and most thoughtful people for the world. 

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  • Wilsonville High Students Give Back to Doernbecher Children's Hospital

    Posted by West Linn-Wilsonville on 12/14/2021 8:00:00 AM

    Wilsonville High School students decorate the Doernbecher's Children's Hospital.

    Every year, Wilsonville High School students collaborate with students and families across the district to collect resources for the Doernbecher Children's Hospital. WVHS students continued the tradition this December, with representatives visiting the hospital to provide winter wonderland decorations through the Kids Making Miracles program. Wilsonville High students Sophia Gordon and Kate Kurata were joined by Meridian Creek Art Teacher Leigh Gordon for a surprise visit last week. Thank you to our students and WLWV community for their generosity!

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  • WLWV Educators Engage in Meaningful Professional Development During Thanksgiving Break

    Posted by West Linn-Wilsonville on 11/23/2021 8:00:00 AM

    Teachers engage in professional development through collaboration.West Linn-Wilsonville teaching staff spent the week of Thanksgiving engaging in professional development with colleagues across the district.

    Staff collaborated in a variety of subject areas, sharing teaching practices and learning about what each other have implemented into the classroom this year. Educators worked in core content areas, specialty areas, and social-emotional areas during professional development work. Staff will use their newfound knowledge in their own lesson planning and teaching with students.  

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  • Stafford Primary Joins Other WLWV Schools in Food Donation Fundraiser

    Posted by West Linn-Wilsonville on 11/22/2021 9:00:00 AM

    Stafford students donated more than 2,000 food items. Students stand with canned food.Stafford Primary joined schools all across the district in collecting food donations for the holiday season. Stafford students collected and donated more than 2,000 food items in November, going to local families and the West Linn Food Pantry.

    Thank you to all of our schools and community partners for your generous donations!

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  • Lowrie Primary Students Participate in Ruby Bridges Walk to School Day

    Posted by West Linn-Wilsonville on 11/17/2021 8:00:00 AM

    Students gather together before walking to school on Nov. 17.   Lowrie students share words of encouragement before walking to school.  Students begin walking to school.

    Lowrie Primary students gathered early Wednesday morning to participate in the first national Ruby Bridges Walk to School Day, recognizing the integration of schools in the 1960s.

    Organized by the Lowrie PTA, students gathered at Sofia Park in Wilsonville before sharing some words about Ruby Bridges, who made history at 6 years old when she integrated William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans and became a national icon for the civil rights movement in 1960.

    Students then made the journey to school together, hoisting signs highlighting the important day. Students and families will also participate in an author reading both at school and during a virtual event later in the day.  

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  • West Linn-Wilsonville High School Students Shine in Co-Curricular Activities

    Posted by West Linn-Wilsonville on 11/15/2021 10:00:00 AM

    Wilsonville High School girls soccer players take a picture with their first place trophy.

    Students from West Linn and Wilsonville high schools dominated on the hardwood, the pitch, and on the stage during the past few weeks, finishing among the best in the state in volleyball, soccer, and cross-country in addition to drama productions and musical performances at multiple schools. 

    Wilsonville girls soccer and West Linn girls volleyball both won state championships in their respective leagues, while West Linn boys soccer finished second in the state championship on Nov. 13. Student athletes in cross-country experienced success of their own, Wilsonville High volleyball finished second in state, and both Wilsonville and West Linn football teams will compete in the third round of the 5A and 6A playoffs this Friday.  

    Wilsonville High School students performed their production of "Once Upon a Mattress" during the week of November 11, while West Linn High School students will perform "The Pirates of Penzance" through November 20. Orchestra, choir, and band students also showcased their talents in several venues during the months of October and November.

    Congratulations to all of our student athletes and performers on a successful fall season!

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  • Primary Students Enjoy Outdoor Learning Centered On Environmental Sciences

    Posted by West Linn-Wilsonville on 10/27/2021 9:00:00 AM

    Students use hammers in their science learning.  Students engage in outdoor reading while sitting on hay bails.   Students watch as juice is pressed from apples.

    Primary students from across West Linn-Wilsonville have enjoyed a variety of outdoor science-based learning this week. Following a fall and Halloween theme, students have engaged in hands-on learning at the Center for Research for Environmental Sciences and Technologies (CREST). From apple cider-making to pumpkin picking, students incorporated fun into their science lessons.

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  • Family Empowerment Center Distributes Calculators to WLWV Schools

    Posted by West Linn-Wilsonville on 10/13/2021 5:00:00 PM

    Four staff members take a picture outside Meridian Creek Middle School holding calculators.   Two staff members take a picture holding calculators.  A staff member and Wilsonville Rotarian take a picture with donated calculators.

    The Family Empowerment Center distributed calculators to West Linn-Wilsonville middle and high schools during the week of Oct. 4. Calculators were donated by the Rotary Club of Wilsonville, providing much-needed math tools for students all across the district. Thank you to our community partners!

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  • Celebrating Indigenous Peoples' Day in West Linn-Wilsonville

    Posted by West Linn-Wilsonville on 10/11/2021 9:00:00 AM

    10/11/2021. Indigenous Peoples' Day. Let us uphold the rights of our indigenous community.

    West Linn-Wilsonville Schools celebrated Indigenous Peoples' Day on Monday, Oct. 11. 

    2021 is the first year the State of Oregon is recognizing Indigenous Peoples' Day, marking an important milestone in our state's history. Last school year, students from Bolton Primary created a Land Acknowledgement for the West Linn-Wilsonville School District, highlighting the Native Tribes that originally inhabited areas of West Linn and Wilsonville. 

    Please help us in celebrating this critically important holiday. 

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  • Homecoming Parade Returns to Wilsonville High School

    Posted by West Linn-Wilsonville on 10/4/2021 9:00:00 AM

    Freshmen students showcase their float as they walk through the neighborhood.   The Wilsonville High marching band plays and walks down the street.  Senior students showcase their float as they walk down the street.

    Wilsonville High School welcomed back a long-time tradition on Oct. 1, once again hosting its storied Homecoming Parade. Floats created by Wilsonville High School students wound their way through Wilsonville neighborhoods on Friday night, sharing school spirit while connecting with the larger community. 

    The freshman Class of 2025 impressed with a "Mickey Mouse" themed float. The sophomore class went with a "Dora the Explorer" themed mystery wagon, meanwhile, and the junior class showcased a "Scooby Doo" Mystery Van float. The senior class rounded out the parade's festivities with their "Spongebob Squarepants" float. 

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