November 10, 2014

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2014 ballot measure endorsements

FROM THE LAKE VIEWS EDITORIAL BOARD Oregon voters will decide on a diverse range of measures this year. This is how you should vote. Vote YES on Measure 86: Upper education costs have ballooned in recent years, and accompanying student debt has skyrocketed: average student debt has increased by more than 500 percent since 1999, […]

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November 10, 2014

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2014 Pre-Election Reflections

BY DANIEL VOGEL Oregon voters will mark yay or nay on seven different ballot measures this year, ranging from the legalization and taxation of cannabis to the labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Here is a short overview of each: Fund for Post-Secondary education: Referred to voters by the State Legislature, Measure 86 would amend […]

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November 10, 2014

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LOHS welcomes new teachers

Molly Clark Tell us about yourself: I am a mother of two boys: Desmond is five, and Everett is a little over two years old. I grew up in Montana, so I feel like I have a deep appreciation for the outdoors, but I also love the NW: food/coffee, culture, exploring neighborhoods, art, beach and […]

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November 10, 2014

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LOHS introduces Google Classroom

BY STEPHEN MORE The new school year has come with many changes but possibly the biggest change was the implementation of Google Classroom. Google Classroom is a new kind of teaching software that integrates Google Drive and Gmail, and makes it possible to do homework and classwork online. After being exposed to Google Classroom just […]

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November 10, 2014

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Not all sports are equal at LOHS

Photo by Haley Bertelsen

BY LAUREN ANDERSON Lake Oswego High School is the epitome of athletic excellence. We’ve got the best football team in the state, and talented young men from the program are constantly committing to play higher level football for respected colleges. Our boys basketball program is rivaled by no other, with alumni like Kevin Love and […]

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November 10, 2014

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Ferguson reminds us that “tolerance” is not enough

BY HALEY BERTELSEN This summer, a previously faceless Missouri town was brought to the front pages of every newspaper in the country. Ferguson, Missouri was the playing field for this year’s biggest slap in the face: it’s the 21st century and, apparently, it’s still illegal to be black. If you don’t know the full story […]

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November 3, 2014

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New athletic director Brigham Baker joins Laker Family

BY IRFAN FILIPOVIC This year LOHS has a new Athletic Director, Brigham Baker, who has come from Estacada High School, where he worked for seven years. Baker is an experienced Athletic Director who believes in the past strengths of LOHS’ sports teams. He is looking forward to his first year at LOHS. The Athletic Director […]

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October 25, 2014

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Students seek religious acceptance and understanding

BY LAUREN ANDERSON Everyday students walk through the halls of LOHS and are judged by their peers. Judged for what they wear, how they look, who their friends are and judged for so many inconceivably small things that really have nothing to do with who they are as a person. Judging people is a natural […]

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October 24, 2014

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Foreign exchange students join LOHS

BY BRIDGET MYERS This year, Lake Oswego High School has a total of five exchange students enrolled as sophomores to seniors, from Paraguay to Germany. All spoke highly of their experiences thus far this year and are looking forward to what the rest of their American high school year has to offer. Louise Begue Louise […]

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October 24, 2014

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Teachers share struggle with students

BY NATHAN REDINBO When asked to talk about their teachers, many students automatically think of the bad: the homework that they assign, the tests they grade and the papers they read. Look beneath the crusty outside though, and teachers share many of the same traits and troubles that students have. “People sometimes forget we have […]

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October 24, 2014

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Lakers return with a student section louder than ever

BY JENNY KWON As the new school year starts, there is always one tradition that will never change. The LOHS students not only await the weekend, but the unforgettable football games as well. Whether it be a pink out in support of breast cancer or all camo for a civil war game, students are always […]

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