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Juniors Elle Bidwell and Katy Bennet pose in front of one of their classrooms.

Do students like block schedules?

Regan Loonstyn, Technical Director September 17, 2021

Traditionally Wilsonville High School has had a weekly schedule that includes a mix of six periods for two days, and three days with four longer periods. The 2020-2021 school year schedule was changed...

Freshmen doing icebreakers on the field.

Do Students Actually Like Academic Seminar?

Alina Jakobson, Staff Writer September 16, 2021

Academic Seminar is a new addition to the Wilsonville High School curriculum. It is a class that is held every so often as a period for students to get announcements and to play social games. But what...

The CDC recently updated their mask guidleines to allow vaccinated individuals to go maskless in many places.

New Mask Rules Outlined by the CDC

Gus Ericson, Staff Writer May 26, 2021

On May 13th the CDC rolled out new guidelines for masks in the United States which stated that fully vaccinated people no longer have to wear masks indoors or outdoors with a few exceptions. This announcement...

Sophomore Fiona Dunn gets her vaccine at Walgreens in Wilsonville.

Should universities require COVID-19 vaccines for students in the fall?

Gus Ericson, Staff Writer May 26, 2021

As the United States moves towards 40% of the population being fully vaccinated (the current number is 36.7%), many universities have stated that they will require students to be vaccinated in the fall....

A non-exhaustive look at AP Calculus homework. Seniors Maddy and Kate take different stances on the necessity for homework or lack thereof.

Are there real benefits to homework?

Maddy DuQuette, Copy Editor, Online Editor May 25, 2021

The debate on homework is one that has been going on for years. With students early morning activities, school, extracurriculars and more is it fair to even give students homework and are they even benefiting...

2020 and 2021 standardized tests have been optional giving many students the chance to finally opt out.

Standardized testing: the thief of individuality

Bella Glastra van Loon, Staff Writer May 18, 2021

Throughout the educational process, students face many forms of standardized testing such as the smarter balance test, oaks test, the SAT, and a few others. One such standardized test, the SBAC, takes...

Seniors Maddy DuQuette and Mikayla Brehm work at an AP Biology study group. Both are well versed in many AP classes and share their opinions on their experiences.

A Wildcat’s guide to AP classes

Maddy DuQuette, Copy Editor, Online Editor May 10, 2021

For students who opt for a challenge in their schedule, each year the question of which AP classes to take looms. Which are going to be too difficult? Which will bombard you with work? And which will be...

One of the AP Biology classes on the first day back in the hybrid schedule. AP Biology was a quarter one and three class where students have a three week break between the end of class and their AP test.

The quarter schedule affects AP classes

Halle Isaak, Editor-in-Chief May 7, 2021

As we’ve reached the month of May, we’ve reached the month of AP testing. Normally, students finish up the material needed for their AP test early to mid April, leaving almost the entire month of April...

Whether youre sitting in class or running around on the field masks are required. Wilsonville high school wants to ensure the safety of all the students on campus.

Masks and sports don’t mix

Abigail Maoz, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

Every year many Wilsonville students look forward to participating in one or more of the variety of sports offered at Wilsonville High School. With school finally hybrid now, students are able to sign...

Wii Sports Resort was released in 2009 as a sequel to Wii Sports. Since then, 33 million copies have been sold.

One for the ages: Wii Sports Resort

Mikayla Brehm, Staff Writer March 16, 2021

The classic Nintendo game Wii Sports Resort was--dare I say--revolutionary for its time, being one of the first games to require the Wii MotionPlus accessory. Released in 2009 and composed by Ryo Nagamatsu,...

Ranking recent Superbowl halftime performances

Ranking recent Superbowl halftime performances

Halle Isaak, Editor-in-Chief February 10, 2021

Superbowl LV has happened and what a blowout that game was. While Chiefs fans began getting nervous, The Weeknd took the stage during halftime to give fans an entertaining intermission before the Buccaneer's...

Online comments generate venomous attacks.  Rather than promoting free speech, the internet seems to stifle it.

Unchecked hostility creates a toxic online environment

Emme McCord, Guest Writer February 9, 2021

One click on a screen is starting to change many people’s lives. Videos being posted of words someone said while angry, a tweet that’s posted without the proper word usage, or just simple misinformation...

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