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Hannah Hilton branches out at LOHS

Iris Breckenridge, Staffer

February 18, 2020

Sophomore Hannah Hilton moved from West Hills Christian school in Portland two years ago. Going from 50 kids in her class to over 300 was an adjustment, but nothing Hilton couldn’t handle. While changing schools is always a ha...

Intro science classes provide exposure

Penelope Spurr, News Editor

February 18, 2020

Last spring, a diverse selection of classes were proposed and introduced to the LOHS student body. Among them were Introduction to Chemistry and Introduction to Physics, each one semester long. As of last week, Intro. to Chemistry ...

Students explore new perspectives while spending first semester abroad

Lainey Chi, Features Editor

February 18, 2020

For most seniors, their last year of high school consists of Friday night football games, homecoming dance and applying to colleges. But for seniors Katie Freeman and Arielle Bloom, theirs began with a passport and a plane ticke...

Tips for being more eco-friendly from Green Team

Esther Szeto, Creative Design Editor

February 18, 2020

I think that it is important to be mindful about what you are using and how you are using it. We are incredibly wasteful; we use single-use items all the time and people rarely consider what happens to that stuff after it gets...

It’s not all bad news: stories of global climate progress

Sophia Wang, Staffer

February 18, 2020

Looking at the news, it’s easy to come to the conclusion that the earth is slowly burning up and humans are at the root of this destruction. While this may be the part of the truth that is reflected in most headlines, it’s also p...

LO teachers take on green initiative

Sophia Wang, Staffer

February 18, 2020

Many LOHS teachers have started taking action to help the environment, ranging from biking to school every day to getting involved in community efforts and student organizations. Green Team adviser, Spanish and social studies teach...

Green Team and NHS sponsor ivy pull

Iris Breckenridge and Jackson Rickert

February 18, 2020

To help improve the environment around our school the Green Team planned three community service ivy pulls to remove invasive plants by the tennis courts. The first took place in early November, the second one in mid December ...

Ecology students foster environmental passion

Esther Szeto, Creative Design Editor

February 18, 2020

Ecology is a science class unlike any other. For one, students spend much of their time in the outdoors, learning from their surroundings. Jonathan Oltmans has taught Ecology at LOHS for the past 18 years. His intensive background an...

Lauren Joyce releases new song

Casey Graver, Staffer

February 18, 2020

Senior Lauren Joyce is known around the school for her superstar singing at assemblies, sporting events and in the choir.  She was awarded this year with an All- Northwest team for her efforts in Windjammers.  During winter bre...

Community anticipates LOReads this February

Mimi Jeandheur, Staffer

February 13, 2020

The month of February is the month of LOReads, a citywide organization of events centered around celebrating a book and its author. This year’s book, chosen by a committee of librarians, high school teachers and community mem...

The agenda for the week before finals

Serena Lum, Editor-In-Chief

January 15, 2020

With one week left before finals, we have officially entered into so-called dead week. Although I don’t know about you, but I have two tests this week. However, before we all hole up for the weekend studying, or not studying if Ro...

New clubs form through the senate

Sophia Wang, Staffer

January 9, 2020

Here are some of the new clubs and their main goals: Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Senior Yoonie Shin started the Leukemia and Lymphoma society club with the goal of raising money to fund research in the area of blood c...

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