LOHS, Lakeridge make their case at state Mock Trial competition

LOHS, Lakeridge make their case at state Mock Trial competition

Lakeridge takes home second-place trophy from the annual Mock Trial event on Saturday

Lake Oswego Schools Foundation campaign continues after passing $1 million halfway mark

Lake Oswego Schools Foundation campaign continues after passing $1 million halfway mark

Phone-a-thons over, but school fundraisers still in full swing for the teacher-funding nonprofit

An Evening of STEAM

An Evening of STEAM

Oak Creek Elementary School students delve into science, technology, art and mathematics during a...

Acknowledging Archetypes

Acknowledging Archetypes

Laker Notes: Sarah Kwartler puts the archetype on trial for creating unrealistic expectations

LOHS students launch 'Pledge to Be Kind Online'

LOHS students launch 'Pledge to Be Kind Online'

Dozens of people have added their name to an LOHS list that's open to everyone

Stepping onto the 2nd Stage

Stepping onto the 2nd Stage

Lakeridge High School one-act plays, which open this Thursday, push the boundaries

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Lake Oswego's Education

SUBMITTED PHOTO: TIFFANIE QUATRARO - The ODT Inspire team wants your help to get to a national cheer event.
March 16, 2017

ODT Inspire looking to compete at nationals

by Jillian Daley
Three Lake Oswego youths are members of ODT Inspire cheer team looking for help heading to nationals
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Lake Oswego High School took three teams to a National Ocean Sciences Bowl event.
March 16, 2017

LOHS team wins third at National Ocean Sciences Bowl event

by Sarah Kwartler
Lakers had three teams competing in National Ocean Sciences Bowl
March 16, 2017

School Notes

by Pamplin Media Group
What's new in education? The school-level spelling bee winners have been announced, robo teams won honors, Lakeridge is holding a fundraiser for Make A Wish and Oswego BRAVE has another event coming up soon


March 16, 2017

Lakeridge High DECA performs well at state

by Pamplin Media Group
Several Pacers take home hardware from DECA tourney last month
(Image is Clickable Link) LO REVIEW - 3.16.17
March 16, 2017

Lake Oswego High School - Student All Stars - March 16, 2017

by Kendra McGowan
Lake Oswego High School Student All Stars sponsored by Pacific West Bank.
EUCKER
March 09, 2017

It is a beautiful life

by Ava Eucker
Pacer Notes columnist Ava Eucker says life shouldn't be taken for granted
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - In her fourth year of selling cookies, Melanie Gabriel is aiming to sell 2,017 boxes and earn the year's top prizes, which include a sleeping bag and tent.
March 09, 2017

Setting her sights high

by Patrick Malee
LO Girl Scout aiming to sell 2,017 boxes of cookies in support of troops overseas
March 09, 2017

School Notes

by Jillian Daley
What's new on the Education beat? Lakeridge and LOHS Mock Trial teams are heading to state, and there's an LOHS choir concert coming up
(Image is Clickable Link) LO REVIEW - 3.9.17
March 09, 2017

Lake Oswego High School - Student All Stars - March 9, 2017

by Kendra McGowan
Lake Oswego High School Student All Stars sponsored by Pacific West Bank.
REVIEW PHOTO: JILLIAN DALEY - 'In Boy Meets Girl: A Young Love Story,' directed by LOHS senior Chloe Quinn, characters Katie (junior Carmen Thomsen) and Sam (junior Gareth Hart) move through the painful stages of a relationship, but as 5-year-olds mirroring the adult world.
March 08, 2017

Seven love stories

by Jillian Daley
LOHS seniors take on directing their own short plays, which open this week as a series
REVIEW PHOTO: JILLIAN DALEY - Lakeridge High School ceramics students and teacher Mike Helle invite you to attend Empty Bowls on March 16.
March 08, 2017

Empty Bowls returns

by Jillian Daley
Annual Lakeridge fundraiser featuring from-scratch soups and hand-made dishware is coming up March 16
GENTRY
March 02, 2017

Reconsidering prestige in college

by Tim Gentry
Maverick Notes columnist Tim Gentry shares his college application experiences
REVIEW FILE PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Westridge Elementary has a host of problems that the May school bond would repari. Note how many shingles are missing from the siding, for example.
March 02, 2017

School Notes

by Pamplin Media Group
What's new in LO Education news? There's a school bond rally Saturday, and The Review's still looking for Amazing Kid nominees (please help us out!)
SUBMITTED PHOTO: PETER JURNEY - Westridge Elementary School students have their noses in their new books.
March 02, 2017

Rotary dictionary distribution returns

by Jillian Daley
Lake Oswego students learn new words, multiplication tables, the periodical table and more
(Image is Clickable Link) LO REVIEW - 3.2.17
March 02, 2017

Lakeridge Junior High School - Student All Stars - March 2, 2017

by Kendra McGowan
Lakeridge Junior High School Student All Stars Kiersten Weiler, Madeline Kramer and Cody Tayor sponsored by Pacific West Bank.
SUBMITTED PHOTO: RICHARD HETZLER - The Fellowship of the Robot, a Lake Oswego team, received the PTC Design Award at the state championships last weekend.
March 01, 2017

Local robo teams pocket hardware at state

by Jillian Daley
Lake Oswego teams Fellowship and Axis win awards at robotics championship event in Portland
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Fourth-grader Hayden Molen adds her box to the stack of finished homeless kits.
March 01, 2017

Forest Hills helps homeless

by Jillian Daley
Forest Hills Enrichment Club spearheads project to support people in need
SUBMITTED PHOTO: COURTESY OF LOHS - Lake Oswego High School students excelled at the state DECA event.
February 23, 2017

LOHS students wow at state DECA event

by Pamplin Media Group
Lake Oswego High School students pocket awards at state DECA event, with Jackson Dyal and the Bekzod Adams/Jake Ferdig team earning first place
ZHANG
February 23, 2017

I have wings, and I am meant to soar

by Serena Zhang
Laker Notes columnist Serena Zhang says, after a recent success, she has gained the confidence to follow her dreams
SUBMITTED PHOTO: COURTESY OF ERICA CHIANG - Erica Chiang and Matthew Seeley were among nine All Stars in the regional Science Bowl competition on Feb. 11.
February 23, 2017

LOHS students named All Stars in Science Bowl

by Jillian Daley
Two LOHS teams make it into the Top 20, one in 5th place, one in 13th
February 23, 2017

School Notes

by Pamplin Media Group
This week's briefs cover a host of activities: enjoy a choir concert, bid on bourbon, attend a slumber party and listen to Nita Van Pelt solo on clarinet
(Image is Clickable Link) LO REVIEW  - 2.23.17
February 23, 2017

Lake Oswego Junior High School - Student All Stars - Feb. 23, 2017

by Kendra McGowan
Lake Oswego Junior High School Student All Stars Will Johnson, Ruby Hyun and Calvin Macy sponsored by Pacific West Bank.
REVIEW PHOTO: JILLIAN DALEY - Jenny Kwon is a Lake Oswego High School senior who helps special needs students on the swim team (and the cross-country team as well) to grow as athletes.
February 22, 2017

A tough cookie

by Jillian Daley
LOHS senior Jenny Kwon coaches special needs students and raises funds for nonprofits
SUBMITTED PHOTO: IVY AUGUSTA - The cast of Lakeridge Highs production of "You Can't Take It With You," which opens this Thursday, poses in costume. From left: front row, Claire Williams, Michael Fain and Isabella "Isa" Melendez; back row, Logan Hart, Cole Sanchez, Amanda Powers, Sarah DeYoung, Riley Watkins and Scott Hermanns.
February 23, 2017

'More important than money or jobs'

by Jillian Daley
Lakeridge's rendition of 'You Can't Take It with You' maintains classic message of love
REVIEW FILE PHOTO: JILLIAN DALEY - Lakeridge Junior High School is slated for replacement in the May 16 school bond measure . A rally will be held at LJHS on March 4.
February 21, 2017

Rally in the valley

by Pamplin Media Group
Lake Oswego Schools First event on tap March 4 at Lakeridge Junior High School

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Feb 16, 2017

School Notes

by Pamplin Media Group
What's happening in Lake Oswego education news? A few tidbits include a local scholarship, the Science Bowl and Amazing Kids
(Image is Clickable Link) LO REVIEW - 2.16.17
Feb 16, 2017

Lakeridge High School - Student All Stars - Feb. 16, 2017

by Kendra McGowan
Lakeridge High School Student All Stars Cara Fleseriu, Stuart Allen and Alyssa Rivera sponsored by Pacific West Bank.
WILLIAMS
Feb 16, 2017

A hero of mine

by Claire Williams
Pacer Notes: Columnist Claire Williams shares her memories of her girlhood hero
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Foundation board member Lara James fills out a donation form at the Jan. 31 fundraiser luncheon.
Feb 15, 2017

Foundation Phone-A-Thon raises $447,000

by Jillian Daley
After 'record-breaking' event, nonprofit Lake Oswego Schools Foundation is about halfway to its $2 million fundraising goal for 2017
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Student Writers Advisory Group weighs in on the pressures for teens today. SWAG members hail from from Lake Oswego, Lakeridge, West Linn and Wilsonville high schools.
Feb 15, 2017

SWAG members weigh in on 'college game'

by Jillian Daley
Student writers from Lakeridge, Lake Oswego, West Linn and Wilsonville high schools
SUBMITTED PHOTO: COURTESY OF RIVER GROVE - Fourth-grader Kyle Farnsworth is the winner of both the Spelling Bee and Geo Bee at River Grove Elementary School.
Feb 16, 2017

Spotlight: Kyle Farnsworth

by Jillian Daley
Young man wins Spelling Bee and Geography Bee at River Grove Elementary
HULL
Feb 09, 2017

The right to ask for more

by Moriah Hull
Maverick Notes: Moriah Hull talks about the Trump presidency's affect on her
Feb 09, 2017

School Notes

by Pamplin Media Group
The latest education briefs cover Rose Festival, Geo Bee, Oregon Humane Society and volunteer contest honorees
(Image is Clickable Link) LO REVIEW - 2.9.17
Feb 09, 2017

Lake Oswego High School - Student All Stars - Feb. 9, 2017

by Kendra McGowan
Lake Oswego High School Student All Stars Jack Evenson, Cher Feng and JP Miska sponsored by Pacific West Bank.
REVIEW PHOTO: JILLIAN DALEY - Jane Lierman's fifth-grade class listens to Sofie Bacher present about her Flopsie charity.
Feb 08, 2017

More than a Flopsie

by Jillian Daley
Oak Creek teacher Jane Lierman uses fundraiser to teach students not only about giving, but also to offer advanced lessons
REVIEW PHOTO: JILLIAN DALEY - PACTT program coordinator Kathy Loter watches over Marvin the black Lab while Lakeridge students worship his cuteness. Students are, from left: Margaret Zackery, Riley Opoka and Josh Newman.
Feb 09, 2017

Lakeridge, LOHS welcome therapy dogs

by Jillian Daley
City's Youth Action Council arranged the visits last week to ease finals stress
SUBMITTED PHOTO: COURTESY OF LAKERIDGE HIGH - Lakeridge High senior Janine Zawideh won a Gold Key for her 'Sunset at the Beach' painting and many other pieces in the Portland Metro Scholastic Art Awards competition.
Feb 07, 2017

Local students earn Scholastic Art Awards

by Pamplin Media Group
LO residents showered with Gold, Silver keys and Honorable Mentions
SUBMITTED PHOTO: MAIA INSINGA - Lakeridge High School's morp court features (from left): front row, Mackenzie Coder, Lauren Richards, Ava Eucker, Ava Seyle, Megan McCormack, Abby Beckley and Molly Bradley; and back row, Mitch Rose, John Struik, Nolan Mayfield, Max Herrera, Claire Williams, Brye Damas, Jacob Skidmore, Maithri Perera, Cooper Justice and Caiden Biege-Wetherbee.
Feb 02, 2017

Winter formals survive winter storms

by Pamplin Media Group
Winter formal dances at Lakeridge and Lake Oswego affected by snow days
Feb 02, 2017

School Notes

by Jillian Daley
Learn more about Lake Oswego school happenings, with briefs on the LOHS canned food drive, high school open houses and more
(Image is Clickable Link) LO REVIEW - 2.2.17
Feb 02, 2017

Lakeridge Junior High School - Student All Stars - Feb. 2, 2017

by Kendra McGowan
Lakeridge Junior High School Student All Stars Eliza Buchanan, Jenna Whipple and Jake Rubenstein sponsored by Pacific West Bank.
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Hollywood screenwriters Dan (left) and Kevin Hageman were the featured speakers Tuesday at the Lake Oswego Schools Foundation luncheon. Local schools helped shape their careers, they said.
Feb 01, 2017

Lakeridge High alums who made it in Hollywood return for…

by Jillian Daley
Lake Oswego Schools Foundation has raised half a million dollars so far in its 2016-17 campaign
REVIEW FILE PHOTO: JILLIAN DALEY - Lakeridge Junior High has released its honor roll.
Feb 01, 2017

Lakeridge Junior High first-trimester honor roll released

by Pamplin Media Group
Lakeridge Junior High School's first-trimester honor roll was released to The Review last week
SUBMITTED PHOTO: JOE THEISSEN - The cast runs through a scene for Fiddler on the Roof, which runs Feb. 9-11 at Lake Oswego Junior High School. From left: Cassidy Miller (Yente), Ellie DeVine (Golde), Emily Joyce (Tzeitel), Chanel White (Hodel) and Preston Barlow (Motel).
Feb 01, 2017

A 'Fiddler' tradition

by Jillian Daley
LOJ takes on classic musical, 'Fiddler on the Roof,' next week
SUBMITTED PHOTO: CLAIRE PETERSEN - SWAG member Claire Petersen was inspired by the snowflakes that adults can find annoying.
Jan 26, 2017

Holiday memories in the snow

by Jillian Daley
Student Writers Advisory Group shares winter-break and snow-day memories
SUBMITTED PHOTO: COURTESTY OF LOHS - Lake Oswego High School students took fourth in the state We The People competition.
Jan 26, 2017

School Notes

by Pamplin Media Group
In this round of school briefs, learn about the LOHS performance at We The People, the Foundation fundraisers, the Westridge auction, Nita Van Pelt's solo and more
(Image is Clickable Link) LO REVIEW - 1.26.17
Jan 26, 2017

Lakeridge High School - Student All Stars - Jan. 26, 2017

by Kendra McGowan
Lakeridge High School Student All Stars Kate Schwarz, Annie Johnson and Cole Lambo sponsored by Pacific West Bank.
SUBMITTED PHOTO: DAVID KINDER - Taylor Larson and Kaitlyn Olsen (Macbeth and Lady Macbeth) said they had to unlock heady emotions and some old-world language to get into their roles.
Jan 24, 2017

A timeless tale retold

by Jillian Daley
Lake Oswego High School students take on 'Macbeth,' which opens on Wednesday, Jan. 25



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