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The Student News Site of Wilsonville High School

Wilsonville Broadcast Network

The Student News Site of Wilsonville High School

Wilsonville Broadcast Network

Lydia Harms defends a crease-roll during the Cats’ game against Clackamas. Harms is a versatile player for the Cats, as she plays defense, midfield, and attack.
Increased pressure, decreased fun?
Fiona Dunn, Editor-in-Chief • May 20, 2022

Let me paint a picture for you: a low-hanging sun casts its orange glow upon a high school football stadium; a summer-esque warmth permeates your thin uniform. You stand on the edge of the field, the tips of your cleats brushing...

Student thoughts and opinions on cancel culture
Student thoughts and opinions on cancel culture
Jasmine Brown, Arts Editor • May 5, 2022

In our current everyday life, cancel culture has been normalized and seen in a lot of popular celebrity drama. For those who don’t know, cancel culture is a term to describe the calling out of a person and their disapproved...

Spark poster advertising for their shows in May! Photo provided by Mr. Katz.
The new "Spark" in Wilsonville Theater
Jasmine Brown, Arts Editor • May 1, 2022

This May, Wilsonville Theater will be performing “Spark,” a dystopian-type story created by Tom Arvetis, for their spring play! This play, only written a few years ago, takes a much different turn than the past ones our...

Behind the scenes of Springfest! Featuring host of the event, Lauren Bresnahan, along with videographer and Hot Takes Host Alina Jakobson, and Siona Ruud.
Springfest 2022
Siona Ruud, Staff Writer • May 1, 2022

On Friday, April 22nd, we hosted our 20th Springfest! This celebrates students' talent and special guests, along with our very own Springfest court. Some special acts included singing, dancing, and comedy skits. All participants...

Two teens pick out their snacks in a nearly empty theater. Despite the drop in movie theaters popularity in the past two years, many people have begun to return to the box office for their movie needs.
There's more to horror movies than meets the eye
Malia Case, Guest Writer • May 21, 2022

The movie theater looked old and creaky, as if it belonged in the horror movie we were going to see. The pandemic took its toll on everything,...

Doughnuts fill the trunk of Kristi Halstead car. At the end of the fundraiser, the team had raised over $2000!
Boy Scouts Fundraiser
Harrison Halstead, Staff writer • May 8, 2022

On Sunday, March 27, 2022, I helped sell donuts for local Boy Scouts. We were selling them at Dutch Bros Coffee in Wilsonville, Oregon.  We...

Un imagen que demonstra las differencias en contra de carrera y universidad.
Carrera o universidad
Luz Cruz Hernandez, Translator • May 24, 2022

Las escuelas secundarias/universidades y CTE/escuelas vocacionales preparan a los estudiantes para la vida posterior de maneras muy diferentes....

Senior Ben Pinoli hits a serve against Tualatin. Pinoli has had a great performance all season, and it paid off at state.
Wildcat tennis competes at state
Elia Bartlett, Managing Editor • May 23, 2022

The Wilsonville tennis teams played three days of their district tournaments on the 9th, 10th, 11th of May, and after the final day, the boys...

Trey Arzie proudly poses with excitement. It will be thrilling to see which path he ends up choosing!
Futuro bombero
May 23, 2022

Trey Arzie espera con ansias su viaje después de la escuela secundaria. Actualmente se debate entre ser bombero o plomero. El Departamento de...

Megan Eagles plans on attending beauty school this fall. She looks forward to getting started on her work right away!
Una futura esteticista
May 23, 2022

Senior Megan Eagles ha debatido entrar en una carrera de belleza durante muchos años. Originalmente, Eagles planeaba emprender una carrera en...

Un imagen que demonstra las differencias en contra de carrera y universidad.
Carrera o universidad
Luz Cruz Hernandez, Translator • May 24, 2022

Las escuelas secundarias/universidades y CTE/escuelas vocacionales preparan a los estudiantes para la vida posterior de maneras muy diferentes. Las escuelas CTE ayudan a los estudiantes a explorar diferentes carreras, mientras...

Connor Larsen walking down the Hallway. He is trying to get done with the school day.
The final stretch
Lorianne Servignat , Academics Editor • May 20, 2022

The end of the year is approaching very quickly and students are feeling it. The lack of motivation is hitting students and the lack of motivation has started to take over the home life.  The last day of school is June...

Ainsley is excited to spend the next four years at New York University.
The process of getting accepted into NYU
Elizabeth Harris and Ainsley Mayes May 18, 2022

Elizabeth: “How did you personally prepare for your college applications?”   Ainsley: “When it comes to personally preparing, I guess you could say I’ve been preparing since I started high school… I tried...

A stressful week comes to an end
Lorianne Servignat, Connor Larsen , Academics Editor • May 12, 2022

A stressful week packed with AP testing has come to an end, and students feel the weight lifted off their shoulders. Sophomores have had an interesting experience with AP testing this year because their last test was online...

Planes para después de la escuela secundaria
Planes para después de la escuela secundaria
Sydnie Bierma, Student Life Editor • May 23, 2022

Con el final del último año, muchos estudiantes están comenzando a descifrar sus planes después de la escuela secundaria. Para muchos, la universidad es el siguiente paso, mientras que muchos otros están considerando...

Ainsley is excited to spend the next four years at New York University.
The process of getting accepted into NYU
Elizabeth Harris and Ainsley Mayes May 18, 2022

Elizabeth: “How did you personally prepare for your college applications?”   Ainsley: “When it comes to personally preparing, I guess you could say I’ve been preparing since I started high school… I tried...

Senior Ben Pinoli hits a serve against Tualatin. Pinoli has had a great performance all season, and it paid off at state.
Wildcat tennis competes at state
Elia Bartlett, Managing Editor • May 23, 2022

The Wilsonville tennis teams played three days of their district tournaments on the 9th, 10th, 11th of May, and after the final day, the boys returned as the winners of their tournament, with the girls taking a close second...

Graphic showing the different things athletes balance. This can be overwhelming for many athletes.
End the stigma of athletes and mental health
Maddie Holly , Sports Editor • May 22, 2022

Katie Meyer, Robert Martin, Sarah Shulze, Lauren Bernett, and Jayden Hill. These are five college athletes who have passed away from March to May. In a short span of three months, five well-respected collegiate athletes have...

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The Upperclassmen Podcast cover art designed by Elizabeth Harris.
The Upperclassmen Podcast
Elizabeth Harris and Regan Loonstyn April 18, 2022

Elizabeth Harris and Regan Loonstyn walk the halls of Wilsonville High School to get advice form upperclassmen to help the underclassmen...

The current book club pick is Any Sign of Life by Rae Carson. This month, their theme is science fiction.
Podcast: book recommendations from the leaders of the WHS book club
Elia Bartlett, Managing Editor • March 18, 2022

In this podcast, book club co-presidents Anthea Goh, Macy Moore, and Elia Bartlett discuss books of different genres that high schoolers with...

Senior Anna Burkhead enjoying her blended coffee drink at the Corner Coffee Shop. The cafe is located here in Wilsonville.
Podcasts: Caffeine Addicts
Sydnie Bierma and Emma Dougherty March 9, 2022

Caffeine is a stimulant relied on all over the world to help improve one's focus and alertness. Many different forms of caffeine are available...