Lake Views


Cell tower threatens scenery of Cooks Butte

Jon Wood and Michael Murray

November 28, 2019

The Lake Oswego City Council announced that Cooks Butte Park would no longer be considered as a potential site for a telecommunications tower at its Nov. 5 regular session meeting. The announcement comes after the heirs of the ...

LOSD Community Engagement pool meeting ends ambiguously

Penelope Spurr, News Editor

November 28, 2019

The Lake Oswego School District held a Community Engagement Meeting to present and discuss upcoming plans for the district’s pool on Wednesday, Nov 6. The District’s architecture consultants present met unanticipated ambition from...

Pressured by community, city votes against Foothills bridge

Michael Murray and Jon Wood

November 28, 2019

The Lake Oswego City Council voted 5-2 at its Nov. 5 meeting to withdraw the city from any future involvement with the proposed Oak Grove-Lake Oswego pedestrian/bike bridge. The decision came after weeks of heated debate amongs...

Youth ERA goes underused by student body

Grace Goverman, Managing Editor

November 28, 2019

Upon entering their second year at LOHS, the “pop-up Youth drop” has seen dwindling attendance. According to its website, Youth ERA is an Oregon-based nonprofit that provides “accessible support services to all young p...

Ceramics students gain insight at East Creek kiln

Penelope Spurr, News Editor

November 28, 2019

Over three November weekends, seven students from the LOHS ceramics program have traveled to a secluded, old growth rurality of Hillsboro to participate in this fall’s ceramic woodfiring at the East Creek anagama kiln. Since L...

Students reflect summer Rotary conference, the World Affairs Seminar

Grace Goverman, Managing Editor

November 24, 2019

Last summer, three intrepid LOHS students attended the World Affairs Seminar to expand their horizons and contemplate worldwide issues. Senior Sabrina Safari and juniors Liza Wadell and George Danzelaud were Lake Oswego High School’s...

LOJ doesn’t have enough gym space for their sixth graders

Jackson Rickert, Staffer

November 24, 2019

Since the start of this school year, LOJ sixth graders have been using LOHS athletic  facilities for their P.E. classes.  “The LOHS gym is an upgrade from having to go to Uplands last year,” said sixth grade P.E. teach...

What is Brexit?: From a student’s perspective

Samuel Treasarden, Broadcast Manager

November 24, 2019

Over three years ago, on June 21, 2016, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland held a referendum in which two options were presented. One was to remain in the European Union, and the other was to leave it. Afte...

Trump’s impeachment inquiry is underway

Olivia Ellerbruch, Staffer

November 24, 2019

On Tuesday, Sept. 24, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced the news of a formal inquiry of the impeachment of President Donald Trump. The current charges against Trump are that he betrayed his oath of office and the nati...

The LOHS theater department takes on ‘Chicago’

Andrea Yang, Editor-In-Chief

November 13, 2019

Roxie Hart (senior Kelly Simmons) and Velma Kelly (senior Abigail Brown), vie for the spotlight in LOHS’ performance of “Chicago.” Powerful voices rock the stage through characters like “Mama” Morton and Billy Flynn, ...

Lockdown! Locks, Lights, Out of Sight

Mimi Jeandheur, Staffer

November 12, 2019

On Nov. 5, between 2:30 and 3 p.m., LOHS was placed under a schoolwide lockdown, where students and faculty spent half an hour in the dark. Here’s what went down during that half hour of uncertainty. Assistant principal Ryan Rosenau explained, ...

Lake Views takes on the bathrooms

The Editorial Board

November 4, 2019

With the graduation of former “Toilet Paper” editor-in-chief Jonah Evonuk, Lake Oswego High School students lost an integral part of their every-day experience. Last year, Evonuk worked to create a weekly paper with articles, p...

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