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  • Wilsonville High School Named OSAA 5A Cup Winner for 2021-22

    Posted by West Linn-Wilsonville on 6/24/2022 9:00:00 AM

    Wilsonville girls soccer poses with the trophy after winning the 5A State Championship.

    Wilsonville High School was recently named the 2021-22 OSAA 5A Cup Winner for the 2021-22 school year. This is the highest award given by th4e OSAA and exemplifies overall excellence in academics, activities, and athletics. It honors Wilsonville High students, teachers, coaches, and the entire school community.

    Congratulations to our entire Wilsonville community!
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  • Primary School Field Day

    Posted by West Linn-Wilsonville on 6/23/2022

    Before finishing the school year, our primary school students celebrated field day! See all the fun and excitement from this year’s special day across the West Linn-Wilsonville School District.

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  • Last Day of School Year 2021-22

    Posted by West Linn-Wilsonville on 6/22/2022

    It’s the final day of school! See the kids at Boones Ferry Primary School head home for the last time in this school year. Thank you to the teachers and staff at all of our schools for your hard work in 2021-22!

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  • Wilsonville City Council Proclaims Wilsonville Wildcats Week in Recognition of Girls Golf State Championship

    Posted by West Linn-Wilsonville on 6/21/2022 4:00:00 PM

    The Wilsonville High School Girls Golf Team was recognized by the Wilsonville City Council on June 20.

    The Wilsonville High School Girls Golf Team was recognized during the Wilsonville City Council Meeting on June 20.

    Mayor Julie Fitzgerald read a proclamation declaring June 20-24 as “Wilsonville Wildcats Week” in recognition of the team’s 2022 Class 5A State Championship. The golfers cruised to a 31-stroke victory during the two-day State tournament on May 16-17. Congratulations to all of our student-athletes!

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  • West Linn-Wilsonville Honors Retiring Educators

    Posted by West Linn-Wilsonville on 6/17/2022 8:00:00 AM

    Teacher Debi Briggs-Crispin is recognized.  Two teachers are honored with kind words of appreciation.  Dennis Burke is recognized by principal Kelly Schmidt.

    Thirty-one incredible educators and West Linn-Wilsonville team members will retire at the conclusion of the 2021-22 school year. The West Linn-Wilsonville Education Association hosted a special celebration to recognize educators on June 2.

    School principals, supervisors, and colleagues shared words of appreciation as each retiring team member was recognized with a plaque acknowledging their contributions to students in West Linn-Wilsonville. Thank you to all of our amazing team members! Retirees include:

    Athey Creek Middle School: Carol Zuercher, Deb Melnychenko, and Kim Streuli

    Boeckman Creek Primary School: Lindy Sproul

    Bolton Primary School: Jean McCormick

    Boones Ferry Primary School: Andrew Webster, Linda Meisner

    Cedaroak Park Primary School: Stephen Spooner

    Lowrie Primary School: Elisa Garcia

    Wood Middle School: Joyce Summers

    Meridian Creek Middle School: Kemble Schnell

    Rosemont Ridge Middle School: Alison Steinberg, Debi Briggs-Crispin

    Trillium Creek Primary School: David Munoz, Lynn Pattison, Mary Teel,

    West Linn High School: Ann Breyne, Doug Sommer, MJ Steele, Sandi Gray

    Wilsonville High School: Cindy Anderson, Dennis Burke, Gretchen Peake, Joyce Liden, Julie Etzel

    District Operations Center: Jeri Nelson, Toni Bullock, Tresa Davis

    Administration Building: Iva-Marie Connall, Patrice West, Roxanne Ellingboe

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  • 2022 West Linn High School Graduation

    Posted by West Linn-Wilsonville on 6/16/2022

    Last week we honored the West Linn High School Class of 2022 with a graduation ceremony at Providence Park. See all the celebrations that made it a special night, recognizing the 445 seniors who are now graduates. We are so proud of this year’s West Linn High School senior class! Congratulations!

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  • 2022 Wilsonville High School Graduation

    Posted by West Linn-Wilsonville on 6/15/2022

    The 26th senior class from Wilsonville High School officially graduated last week. See all the excitement and celebrations from the 292 seniors as they received their diplomas. We are so proud of the Class of 2022 for overcoming every hurdle to still achieve their goals!

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  • 2022 Arts & Technology High School Graduation

    Posted by West Linn-Wilsonville on 6/14/2022

    Last week we celebrated the final senior class of Arts & Technology High School. In a special ceremony held at Wilsonville High School, the graduates reached their goals and earned their diplomas. We are so proud of you Class of 2022 and the legacy you’ll leave behind of Arts & Technology High School.

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  • WLWV Staff, Clackamas County School Resource Officer Save Student's Life Following Medical Emergency

    Posted by West Linn-Wilsonville on 6/10/2022 10:00:00 AM

    On Thursday, June 9, Wilsonville High School Senior Jair Gamez-Carrasco walked across the graduation stage to receive his high school diploma. He celebrated with friends, family, and the rest of the Class of 2022 — an opportunity that wouldn’t have been possible if it weren’t for the life-saving measures of West Linn-Wilsonville staff and a Wilsonville Police Department School Resource Officer (SRO) just a few days prior.Jair Gamez-Carrasco receives his high school diploma.

    On May 31, during an outdoor wellness class, Jair collapsed unexpectedly and began experiencing cardiac arrest. Immediately, West Linn-Wilsonville staff and SRO Officer Zach Keirsey jumped into action.

    West Linn-Wilsonville Maintenance Member Lance Entzel, Wilsonville High School Teacher Laura Beko, and Nurse Mary Groh began administering CPR before SRO Zach Keirsey arrived to take over. Assistant Principal Tate Olson and Sergeant Matt Swanson were on scene just moments later with an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to restore Jair’s heartbeat. All Emergency Response Team (ERT) trained, the group of staff members and law enforcement traded off administering life-saving measures while paramedics and other first responders arrived on site.

    Jair was transported to a local hospital where he received immediate treatment, eventually undergoing surgery to receive a pacemaker. Jair remained in the hospital for multiple days before getting the all clear to return home. On June 8, just days after his traumatic experience, he returned to school to finish his high school career.

    Jair Gamez-Carrasco takes a picture with Nurse Mary Groh, Teacher Laura Beko, and SRO Zach Keirsey.“I want to share with other families just how important it is for the schools to have people that are trained and have access to defibrillators for these situations,” said Jair’s mother, Maria Gamez. “The cardiologists were impressed with how fast the school and police officers acted because there was no time. From their experience, if it would have happened even 3 minutes later, he could have had brain damage or could have died.

     “They went above and beyond to save my son’s life. It was amazing and we’re just so grateful for everyone that responded.”

    Now a Class of 2022 graduate, Jair has plans to attend trade school to become an electrician.

    “I can already notice a difference in him,” Maria said. “It’s almost like he has a new outlook on life.”

    Both West Linn-Wilsonville staff and Wilsonville Police Officers are ERT trained in CPR and the use of AED. District staff and local first responders meet regularly to partner on school safety topics and initiatives. To learn more about emergency preparedness and response, community members are encouraged to visit the West Linn-Wilsonville and Clackamas County Sherriff’s Office websites.

    The City of Wilsonville contracts with the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office to provide law enforcement services to the city.

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  • Graduation Celebration for Arts & Technology Class of 2022

    Posted by West Linn-Wilsonville on 6/8/2022

    Graduation Week kicked off today by honoring the legacy of Arts & Technology High School with its final senior class. We celebrated with a graduation ceremony to highlight all the hard work and accomplishments of the Class of 2022. Congratulations to our newest graduates!

    Graduating student is awarded diplomaGraduating student shows off diplomaGraduating class sitting on stage

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