Lake Views

Lakeridge Middle School bathroom plans face exasperated opposition

Cameron Iizuka and Penelope Spurr

February 27, 2020

“As probably the only trans person in that room, it was very disappointing and demoralizing to listen to all these people promote misconceptions… rather than fact,” said Elliott Lloyd, an LOHS senior, when describing ho...

LO district staff undergo mandatory training following Title VI civil complaints

Kyla Schmitt, Copy Editor, Columnist

January 6, 2020

“Coaching Peace” speaker Diana Cutaia led LOHS staff members through mandatory training on Wednesday, Dec. 4 following Title VI (pertaining to race, color or national origin) civil complaints that were filed against the Lake Oswego school di...

What’s wrong with the current health curriculum

Adrianna Mabin, Social Media Manager

November 30, 2019

There are many benefits to health classes. It is important for high schoolers to learn skills such as healthy communication and to be informed about drugs - and the health teachers are all amazing and teach the material well. We have...

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...

Dr. de la Cruz takes role as LOSD superintendent

Grace Goverman, News Editor

November 24, 2019

At the beginning of the school year, Dr. Lora de la Cruz started her role as superintendent of Lake Oswego School District. She brings with her 25 years of educational leadership experience, having worked in several different rol...

LOSD Hires Second School Resource Officer

Jackson Rickert, Opinions Editor, Columnist

October 26, 2019

Over the summer, LOSD hired a second School Resource Officer (SRO). The hire was part of an extensive response to an 850 page report by True North Consulting, according to the Lake Oswego Review. “It hasn’t changed what I d...

New tech is a transition for teachers

Makenna Klein, Staffer

October 26, 2019

If you are a returning student of LOHS, you may have noticed an influx of new technology; new iMacs in the Pub Lab, iPad Pros distributed among teachers and Apple TVs installed in every classroom. This flood of new technology is due to an increas...

Main lobby reconfigured for schoolwide safety

Bianca Kennedy, Staffer

October 26, 2019

LOHS, along with the rest of the Lake Oswego School District, revamped its security this summer. The main lobby has been reconfigured to include  new glass wall. According to Assistant Principal Ryan Rosenau, these security ch...

God save the band: high school football games shouldn’t need a DJ

Penelope Spurr, News Editor

October 26, 2019

Maybe I don’t seem the type, but I greatly anticipate football season. If you know me, you may now know that deep, deep down, I love football. Not exactly for football itself--I’m not a fanatic for contact sports--but at the ...

Students enter the workforce over the summer

Sophia Wang and Mimi Jeandheur

October 24, 2019

The paradox of the summer is that two months manage to pass by in two seconds whether or not anything happened during that time. Some wreck their sleep schedule to the point where the day starts at 1 p.m. and ends at 4 a.m.. S...

New Raptor security system screens visitors for offenses for start of 2019-20 school year

Andrea Yang, Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2019

Raptor is “a computerized visitor management system,” defined LOSD Safety and Security Administrator John Parke, that helps control access to all school buildings in LOSD and the district’s central office. The screening k...

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