Changing the negative connotations of 'shyness'

Changing the negative connotations of 'shyness'

Laker Notes I’m a quiet kid. I’m an exceptionally poor small-talker, and will take any...

Longtime LOHS teacher retires

Longtime LOHS teacher retires

Susan Branam leaves after 35 years with school district, but will remain as tennis coach this...

Blossom the ogre's self-discovery in Lake Grove play holds key to her joy

Blossom the ogre's self-discovery in Lake Grove play holds key to her joy

Blossom the ogre's self-discovery in Lake Grove play holds key to her joy At first, Blossom the...

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Swimming together

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(Image is Clickable Link) LAKE OSWEGO REVIEW - Feb. 4, 2016
February 05, 2016

Lakeridge High School - Student All Stars - Feb. 3, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Talia Chen, Jack Dickinson and Cole Evered of Lakeridge High School for being selected as the Lake Oswego Review's Student All-stars. The Review's Student All-stars program is a community service sponsored…
KAUFMANN
February 04, 2016

School Notes

by Jillian Daley
Lakeridge student performing solo at PYP Association concert Lakeridge High School junior Owen Kaufmann will be featured during a major concert on Sunday, Feb. 14. The Portland Youth Philharmonic Association’s Portland Youth…
LAKE OSWEGO REVIEW - Jan. 28, 2016
January 29, 2016

Lake Oswego Junior High School - Student All Stars - Jan. 28, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Ella Fuentes, Heather Thom and Dylan Layne of Lake Oswego Junior High School for being selected as the Lake Oswego Review's Student All-stars. The Review's Student All-stars program is a community service…
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE  - Madison Carlson puts a layer of frosting on her team's cake.
January 28, 2016

Final exam a piece of

by Barb Randall
Preparing for final exams is rarely a piece of cake, unless you are enrolled in Christine Rulli’s Advanced Foods and Nutrition class at Lakeridge High. The students’ final project was a Cake War, a competition to bake the…
GOLDMAN
January 28, 2016

Working toward a solution

by Alex Goldman
Pacer Notes We’ve all thought of it: Lakeridge and Lake Oswego high schools, combining to form one school, no longer separated by the boundary we see as a lake. Now the idea doesn’t seem so far-fetched, because a planning…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Team Tobor Tech celebrates its victory at a qualifying First Tech Challenge event earlier this month. Front row, from left: Carl Bergstrom, Kevin Tsai, Sophie Villenevue and Niki Monsef. Back row, from left: Clayton Skeen, Jeffery Sun and Jack Bride.
January 28, 2016

LO's Tobor Tech advances in robo competition

by Jillian Daley
Team takes Inspiration Award and Winning Alliance Captain Award Lake Oswegans shone at a robotics competition earlier this month at Lake Oswego High School. Team Tobor Tech pocketed the Inspiration Award and Winning Alliance…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Lake Oswego High School placed third in the statewide We The People competition Jan. 16.
January 28, 2016

LOHS team takes third in state

by Jillian Daley
We The People event features U.S. Rep Suzanne Bonamici as a judge Lake Oswego High School placed third in the statewide We The People competition Jan. 16, even though — at 13 members — the team was half the size of its…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Hallinan Elementary School fifth-graders (from left) Charlotte Pence, Allison Jaffe, Danielle Jaffe and Chloe Kim beam with their collection after a coin drive.
January 28, 2016

Hallinan team donates thousands to Humane Society

by Jillian Daley
Local fifth-graders vastly exceed their $250 coin drive goal Hallinan Elementary School’s Midnight Ninjas, Curfew at 7 have struck again — in a really good way. The all-girl, fifth-grade team wanted to help animals as part…
January 28, 2016

School Notes

by Jillian Daley
Future Lakers and Pacers invited to visit high schools Lake Oswego and Lakeridge high schools are holding events for future Pacers and Lakers next month. LOHS will offer its Eighth Grade Parent Night from 6-7:30 p.m. on…
LAKE OSWEGO REVIEW - Jan. 21, 2016
January 22, 2016

Lakeridge High School - Student All Stars - Jan. 21, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Albert Wang, Olivia Ricketts and Brennan Watkins of Lakeridge High School for being selected as the Lake Oswego Review's Student All-stars. The Review's Student All-stars program is a community service…
REVIEW PHOTO: JILLIAN DALEY - Lakeridge High School students are working hard this week on a musical medley, 'Dream a Little Dream,' which opens tonight and has showings on Friday and Saturday.
January 21, 2016

'Dream a Little Dream' about an 'Animal Farm'

by Jillian Daley
Lakeridge and LOHS classes put on theatrical productions this week Take a trip to Lakeridge High this week for pure musical majesty, or stop by Lake Oswego High for some straight-up theater. The LOHS Performance Seminar…
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Lake Oswego High School senior Emma Rose Taylor, 17, put on a forum to raise awareness about the barriers that exist to girls' and women's education.
January 21, 2016

LOHS student explores girls' barriers to education

by Jillian Daley
Emma Rose Taylor gathers nonprofits experts to show challenges females face, including being targeted by sex traffickers A dearth of educational opportunities for girls, both in developing countries and locally, inspired…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: SHAYNA PAULEEN - Blaze and head coach Paul Henderson cheer on Riverdale High junior Chandler Gilges before a game against Portland Christian.
January 21, 2016

Blaze of glory

by Jillian Daley
Portland Trail Blazers mascot spreads cheer at Riverdale High game Spinning about the Riverdale High School gym earlier this month was a fast-moving, uniformed creature fondly known as Blaze. The Portland Trail Blazers’…
HURLIN
January 21, 2016

The word of the year

by Skye Hurlin
Maverick Notes Grammar books used in high schools insist that using “they” instead of “he/she” is incorrect. But as we know, language evolves with time. And language evolves with the people who use these words. “Internet,”…
January 21, 2016

College Notes

by Jillian Daley
The Review regularly prints lists of college graduates, academic dean’s list honorees, scholarship winners and new college students. Here is the latest information sent to the newspaper by parents and schools: Coastal…
January 20, 2016

School Notes

by Jillian Daley
LOSF luncheon features speaker from The Princeton Review Rob Franek, senior vice president-publisher at The Princeton Review, will be the featured speaker at the Lake Oswego Schools Foundation's annual luncheon. The event is…
KWARTLER
January 14, 2016

Finals week philosophies

by Sarah Kwartler
Laker Notes It’s that time of year when high school students begin to feel Walden. As though every door we try to open has a Locke. So to escape these upperclassmen blues, I’ve turned to some philosophers for cues. Socrates,…
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Fossil fuels and the environment were on the minds of members of the Student Writers Advisory Group. Theres a place to charge your electronic vehicle on A Avenue in front of the Shell station in Lake Oswego.
January 14, 2016

'Hope remains' in youths

by Jillian Daley
Experts may warn of global warming, but local teens pledge to protect the environment When faced with the prospect of global warming, something akin to the lyrics of a Bad English song may run through adults’ heads:…
January 14, 2016

College Notes

by Jillian Daley
The Review regularly prints lists of college graduates, academic dean’s list honorees, scholarship winners and new college students. Here is the latest information sent to the newspaper by parents and schools: Colorado State…
LAKE OSWEGO REVIEW - Jan. 14, 2016
January 14, 2016

Lakeridge Junior High School - Student All Stars - Jan. 14, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Bella Yannello, Barbara Roehm and Grace Mayfield of Lakeridge Junior High School for being selected as the Lake Oswego Review's Student All-stars. The Review's Student All-stars program is a community…
ROGERS
January 07, 2016

Keeping creativity alive

by Christena Rogers
Pacer Notes When I was younger and full of boundless energy, creative writing used to be easy. I wasn't sure how everyone didn't just become authors, because that seemed like the easiest thing ever — short of astronauts,…
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Drishti Singh, 7, has fun creating a work of art with Play-Doh at the Parks & Recreation Department's indoor playground at Palisades.
January 07, 2016

The Great Indoors

by (none)
Sure, it’s raining and cold outside. But that doesn’t mean youngsters have to be cooped up at home while their older brothers and sisters head off to school. The Parks & Recreation Department’s indoor playground is the ideal…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: CRAIG PIERINGER - Andrew Pieringer shakes hands with Lake Oswego Hunt manager Katie Purdy after completing his Eagle Scout project, which involved rebuilding a set of stairs for the Hunt.
January 07, 2016

LOHS junior earns highest Boy Scout rank

by Jillian Daley
Andrew Pieringer celebrated his Eagle Scout accomplishment with family last month A Lake Oswego High School junior has earned his Eagle Scout rank. Boy Scouts of America Troop 432 member Andrew Pieringer, 17, celebrated his…
January 07, 2016

Honor Roll: Lakeridge Junior High School

by Jillian Daley
Hundreds of Lakeridge Junior High School students in grades six through eight earned a place on the honor roll for the first trimester. Eighth grade, 4.0 GPA Afrasiabi, Maximus S.; Bryant, Cole I.; Choi, Grace J.; Coder,…
January 07, 2016

College Notes

by Jillian Daley
The Review regularly prints lists of college graduates, academic dean’s list honorees, scholarship winners and new college students. Here is the latest information sent to the newspaper by parents and schools: Central Oregon…

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LAKE OSWEGO REVIEW - Jan. 7, 2016
Jan 07, 2016

Lake Oswego High School - Student All Stars - Jan. 7, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Emily Leach, Miles Rigby and Daniar Imanbayev of Lake Oswego High School for being selected as the Lake Oswego Review's Student All-stars. The Review's Student All-stars…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: NANCY DUIN - Lake Oswego School District made a two-day conference available to its teachers, and many local administrators also learned new skills at the event. From left, are teachers on the fifth-grade team at Westridge Elementary School receiving help from a tech expert: Karen Kenney, Jeff Kelso (director of computer network services), Karen Carter, Kristen Shambaugh and Kathy Jaco.
Jan 05, 2016

Lake Oswego teachers take time to learn

by Jillian Daley
Presenters share the success of a new conference-style training for educators and administrators with members of the school board All of the more than 380 teachers in the Lake Oswego School…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - One of the hottest stories for 2015 in The Review's Education section was about the Gold Key and Silver Key winners of the Portland Metro Scholastic Art Awards. Riverdale High School student Brooke Housers photo, Askew Reality, earned a Silver Key in the Digital Art category.
Dec 31, 2015

Year of the kid

by Jillian Daley
A roundup of some of 2015's top stories from The Review's Education section Shakespeare said in “Julius Caesar” that the good people do is often buried with them — more specifically, “oft…
Dec 31, 2015

School Notes

by Jillian Daley
Lake Oswegan completes Oregon National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program Lake Oswego resident William Price was among the 134 students to graduate in December from the Oregon National Guard Youth…
GENTRY
Dec 31, 2015

The importance of empathy

by Brian Gentry
Maverick Notes Empathy: the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. Most of us have experienced some sort of empathy, even if it’s only on the most primal level. You meet a…
REVIEW PHOTO: JILLIAN DALEY - Lake Oswego High School's Associated Student Body was in charge of the Lakers' canned food drive.
Dec 29, 2015

Local schools collect thousands of cans of food

by Jillian Daley
LOHS and Lakeridge support the Oregon Food Bank, Tualatin School House Pantry and Hope Sparrow Services The holidays just got a lot happier for some local families in need because of canned food…
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Lakeridge High School dancers put on a showcase for the community.
Dec 29, 2015

Dancing for joy

by Jillian Daley
Lakeridge High School's Pacers and dancers from throughout the area put on a showcase last week for the community The spotlight landed squarely on the strong shoulders of the Pacer Dancers…
KAY
Dec 29, 2015

A day in the life of a junior high student

by Lucy Kay
Lightning Notes She scrambles through her multiple duvet covers (because without them, she wouldn’t be surprised if she woke up to frostbite on her toes) to find the buzzing sensation coming…
MYSORE
Dec 29, 2015

A belated thank-you

by Meghana Mysore
Laker Notes I know it’s past Thanksgiving, but I feel as though a surge of thankfulness has suddenly decided to burst out of me, even if it is a few weeks late. Since my freshman year, I’ve…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - River Grove fifth-grader Kate Peters placed 21st out of 294 girls, ages 9 and 10, in the U.S.A. Track and Field National Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships on Dec. 12 in Albuquerque, N.M. Placing in the top 25 makes her an All-American athlete.
Dec 29, 2015

All-American girls

by Jillian Daley
Lake Oswego sisters Ana and Kate Peters are among the top 25 in a national cross country event Lake Oswego sisters Ana and Kate Peters placed in the top 25 in the U.S.A. Track and Field National…
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - 'The Elixir of Love' protagonist Nemorino, played by Matt Chittick (left), is being overshadowed by rival Sgt. Belcore, played by Rameen Chaharbaghi, for the affections of the wealthy Adina, played by Ainsley Soutiere. Nemorino resorts to buying a love potion from charlatan Dr. Dulcamara, played by Rocky Sellers (not pictured). Students at Park Academy in Lake Oswego enjoyed a performance of Elixir by Portland Opera to Go last week.
Dec 29, 2015

Park Academy savors 'Elixir'

by Jillian Daley
Students enjoy a musical visit from Portland Opera to Go Park Academy students drank in Portland Opera to Go’s “The Elixir of Love” during a performance Dec. 16 at the private, nonprofit Lake…
Dec 29, 2015

School Notes

by Jillian Daley
City leash law enforcement on hold Lake Oswego School District officials have announced that they are still working with local police on the details of an effort to enforce city leash laws on…
Dec 29, 2015

College Notes

by Jillian Daley
The Review regularly prints lists of college graduates, academic dean’s list honorees, scholarship winners and new college students. Here’s the latest information sent to the newspaper by…
LAKE OSWEGO REVIEW - Dec. 23, 2015
Dec 23, 2015

Lakeridge Junior High - Student All Stars - Dec. 23, 2015

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Elina Deshpande, Jeongjin Kim and Mya Gordon of Lakeridge Junior High School for being selected as the Lake Oswego Review's Student All-stars. The Review's Student All-stars…
Dec 17, 2015

School Notes

by Jillian Daley
Hop aboard The Merry Wagon The Lake Oswego High School DECA Chapter is inviting people to ride The Merry Wagon. The cheerily named comfort-item drive for adult patients at Oregon Health &…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The CircuitBreakers celebrate advancing to regionals in the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Lego League Robotics competition during a qualifying tournament on Sunday. From left: Anton Choo, Max Schechter, Farley Lofton (behind), Tyler Blake, Zach Bloom, Catie Harding, Nathan Bloom (behind), Kyle Zhang and James Harding.
Dec 17, 2015

Another LO robotics team triumphs

by Jillian Daley
The CircuitBreakers qualify for regional competition at Sunday tournament The CircuitBreakers are the second Lake Oswego robotics team to advance to a regional tournament in the For Inspiration…
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Deanne Knipple (left), Oak Creek Elementary's school-wide Hour of Code event co-organizer, works with Gabriel Ruffer on a coding exercise.
Dec 17, 2015

CODING FOR THE FUTURE

by Jillian Daley
Lake Oswego students get an introduction to computer science at Hour of Code events Lake Oswego students were bent over electronic devices and peering into computer screens Dec. 7-13, deep into…
REVIEW PHOTO: JILLIAN DALEY - Every fifth-grader at Lake Grove Elementary School helped out with the annual toy drive, including (from left): back row, Dylan Dougherty, Sara Dougherty, Blake Hilliker and Lauren Shimota; and front row, Kyle Brennan and Megan Ko.
Dec 17, 2015

Driving compassion

by Jillian Daley
Lake Grove students collect 600 toys during annual toy drive Lake Grove Elementary fifth-graders collected 600 toys for children in need during the school’s annual toy drive this month. The toys…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Heavily laden with Christmas gifts, the Elite soccer team of Lake Oswego gets ready to descend upon a lucky family on Saturday.
Dec 17, 2015

Better than Santa Claus

by Cliff Newell
Soccer team provides 'overwhelming' Christmas for family When it comes to the Christmas spirit, the Elite soccer team of Lake Oswego has truly lived up to its name. What the team of 13-year-old…
GOLDMAN
Dec 17, 2015

Analyzing economic stereotypes

by Alex Goldman
Pacer Notes It is common knowledge that Lake Oswego has the stereotype of being a very affluent, prosperous community. Now, while that notion holds true to some extent, people often fail to look…
CINQUINI
Dec 17, 2015

Civic Scholars reveal keys to educating about controversies

by Peter Wong
Lakeridge teacher Janell Cinquini among presenters at The Political Classroom conference in Salem Gun control. Immigration. Marijuana. Can controversies about these matters and others be taught…
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Riverdale High School senior Sarah Gordon, previously featured in The Review for her involvement with the United Nations' Girl Up campaign, has been chosen as one of 80 recipients of a $10,000 Nordstrom College Scholarship Program. There were 6,000 applicants. The Nordstrom Prize Patrol surprised her with her award on Dec. 9. From left: Riverdale High School Principal Paula Robinson, Nordstrom Human Resources Manager Janet Chipman, Nordstrom store manager Courtney Posey and Sarah Gordon, with her parents Lora Gordon and Keith Gordon.
Dec 17, 2015

Riverdale High senior receives major award

by Jillian Daley
LAKE OSWEGO REVIEW - Dec. 17, 2015
Dec 18, 2015

Lake Oswego High School - Student All Stars - Dec. 17, 2015

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Taylor Stuart, McKenna Murray and Blake Mindemann of Lake Oswego High School for being selected as the Lake Oswego Review's Student All-stars. The Review's Student All-stars…
LAKE OSWEGO REVIEW - Dec. 10, 2015
Dec 11, 2015

Lake Oswego Junior High - Student All Stars - Dec. 10, 2015

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to George Danzelaud, Lily Garrett, and Ellie Tanimura of Lake Oswego Junior High School for being selected as the Lake Oswego Review's Student All-stars. The Review's Student…



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