June 4, 2014

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Senior wills

I, Andy Alfonso, pass the Laker band drumming major mace and duties to Casey Lum and anybody in the graduating class of 2015 with the strong belief that they will do a great job leading our awesome band. I, Matt Agritelley, will (the real) D-squad to Linn Rising and Jase Jacobson, my sass to Ms. […]

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June 4, 2014

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Boys golf drives in a third state championship

BY CLAIRE TORKELSON Boys golf concluded their exceptional season by regaining the state champion title for LOHS. For a third consecutive year senior Kendal Kitzinger; juniors Cole Madey, Riley Elmes, Alex Wrenn; and sophomore Brock Anderson, and rose above the unfavorable conditions in order to remain victorious. Lead by coach Jason Owens, Laker golf went […]

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June 4, 2014

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2014 Starlight Parade proves a victory for all

On Saturday, LOHS performed in the 2014 Starlight Parade. The dance team was the first to perform, followed by band and then cheer. The LO band, cheer team and dance team performed well, with the band earning first place in Open Division. All teams possessed great enthusiasm for the event. Senior Jamie Zimmerman, a drum […]

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June 3, 2014

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Senior poll

Earlier this month, the Lake Views editorial board conducted a poll of 70 members of the senior class and now the results are in. Are you planning on returning to LO as an adult? yes: 28.2% no: 26.7% unsure: 45.1% On a scale of 1-10, how hard was senior year for you? (1 being the […]

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June 2, 2014

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Seniors plow into alternative post-high school futures

BY RUBY KING Stephanie Buckner and Connor Wilson, two LOHS graduating seniors, are getting ready to get their hands dirty as they prepare to spend next year working with organic farms through WWOOF–Willing Workers on Organic Farms—which is a loose network of national organizations that facilitate placement of volunteers on organic farms. Participants are required […]

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June 2, 2014

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Senior advice – Class of 2014

Andy Alfonso Join band. You will make lots of friends, travel to many places, and learn many things. The Laker Band program helped me grow as a person and a clarinet/saxophone player. Julia Anderson Always do your homework and never get bean sprouts on your phad thai at Dang’s. Megan Anderson Work hard early so […]

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June 2, 2014

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“1 4 the record books”: Senior memories, Class of 2014

Andy Alfonso Being the Drum Major (parade leader) to the Laker Band at both the Homecoming and Starlight Parades. Like Mr. Matthys says, the Starlight Parade is the band’s largest audience. Julia Anderson My senior night for volleyball at LOHS. Natalie Arakelian Senior Year. It all feels so real. It required me to slow down […]

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June 2, 2014

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West takes off in alternative approach

BY DAN WILLIAMS College is not required after high school. Let’s say it again: College is not required after high school. Get it? Good. People much too often associate success and long-term happiness with a collegiate atmosphere but that’s not always true. There are many interesting options, ones that stem off of personal interest, experience […]

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June 2, 2014

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Raunchy may fete skits cause controversy

BY JACK MCLEAN May Fete has been a part of LOHS for over 60 years, highlighting the talents of students of all classes. It is supposed to be a bonding experience for the student body, yet in recent years, the skits have become increasingly raunchy and inappropriate. Some classes have even tried to get themselves […]

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May 28, 2014

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LOHS says goodbye to integral part of math department

BY ZOË WONG After 15 years of teaching at LOHS, math teacher and department chair Peter Dodson is resigning and moving to Wausau, Wisconsin. “My plans in Wisconsin are to support the efforts of my wife as she begins her new career as the Dean of Medical School of Wisconsin, Central Wisconsin campus,” said Dodson. […]

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May 20, 2014

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West Linn senior prank hits LO halls

BY CASSIE CUMBERLAND On Tuesday May 20, 50 West Linn High School seniors entered LOHS as part of their senior prank. The students had entered Wilsonville High School during their first period and then came to LOHS. The students socialized with LO seniors during break and then proceeded to enter classes and pretend to be […]

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