Lakeridge High School community steps up

Lakeridge High School community steps up

Pacers raise $105,000 and band together to tidy up school grounds A few months ago, the Lake...

Barbecue's an LOJ tradition

Barbecue's an LOJ tradition

Families flock to annual event at junior high Imagine a barbecue for hundreds of middle...

All-girls robotics team draws crowd

All-girls robotics team draws crowd

An open house for kids interested in joining an all-girls robotics team drew 64 girls. Diana...

School Notes

School Notes

Memorializing a teacher The Lake Grove Elementary School community will hold a ceremony and...

Other Pamplin Media Group sites


Lake Oswego's Education

September 11, 2014

School board approves new committees

by Jillian Daley
Lake Oswego School Board members okayed the creation Monday of Facilities Advisory, Fundraising Equity and Safety and Technology committees. The three temporary committees will help shape policy…
September 11, 2014

It's senior year at long last

by Patricia Torvalds
My senior year is finally here. To be honest, I often feel like I should have graduated a while ago. I’ve pretended to be a college student on at least one plane ride already, and said, “Oh,…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - There's a new all-girls robotics team forming. There have been a good number of girls who participated in robotics teams in Lake Oswego before, but they are in the minority. The Xploding RoboWheels was among several robotics teams from Lake Oswego that were successful at a competition last December. Team members, from left, front row, are: Kira Takara, Natalie Peterman, Katie Oppenheimer, Larissa Chan, Sera Lew and Ryan Lew; and, back row, from left: coaches Dale Kresge, Lillian Oppenheimer and Ron Lew.
September 04, 2014

School Notes

by Jillian Daley
Girls’ robotics team forming this fall An all-girls robotics team is coming together this fall. Lake Oswego Robotics is sponsoring at least one FIRST Lego League robotics team for girls. Last…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Charlie Wakefield gets a warm welcome from his second-grade teacher, Diane Mather.
September 04, 2014

Back-to-school info for families

by Jillian Daley
Important dates for local parents to put on their calendars Backpacks are on the clearance rack at department stores. Yellow buses trundle around town in the mornings and afternoons. Homes are…
Anisha Adke
September 04, 2014

The first goodbye

by Anisha Adke
Half my friends have left for college and I’m still here, feeling quite alone. It’s a profound sense of abandonment that many of them are leaving me, much like the feeling I got when my sister…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - The League of Women Voters helped eligible Lakeridge High School students register during class registration last week. Pictured are LHS junior Annie Mayfield and League of Women Voters Katie Lu helping Holden Catlett fill out his voters registration form.
August 28, 2014

Women get Lakeridge teens voting

by The Review Tidings
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Lake Oswego High School grads Paul Lantow, left, and Sam Lantow took on the Pacific Crest Trail.
August 28, 2014

'Brothers on the adventure of a lifetime'

by Jillian Daley
Two LO men take on the Pacific Crest Trail Imagine any cross-country road trip you’ve taken, full of harrowing moments, long hours and beautiful sights. Now imagine doing it on foot. A…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: JILLIAN DALEY - Chris Barhyte is a community leader who is heading the fundraising campaign for the Lakeridge stadium project.
August 28, 2014

Education Hero: Chris Barhyte

by Jillian Daley
LO man makes a difference at Lakeridge High and Westridge Elementary Chris Barhyte will tell you that it took a lot of people to create Westridge Elementary School’s new playground, and that…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: KAREN OSTER - Karen Oster captured a photo of her 14-year-old daughter, Sidney, who created the mural that now adorns Lakeridge Junior High Schools gym. Sidney objected to holding a paintbrush because she used markers, but her mom explained that it would be cute.
August 28, 2014

Lakeridge Junior High mural honors painted-over Bryant artwork

by Jillian Daley
A year after Lakeridge Junior High School Principal Kurt Schultz painted over a mural at Bryant Elementary School, another work of art has taken its place. Bryant was closed as an elementary…
Amy Chen
August 28, 2014

The last days

by Amy Chen
“There is a time for departure, even when there’s no certain place to go.” — Tennessee Williams Unlike most of my friends, who have started or are going to start college this August, I head off…

Don't miss the local news

Aug 28, 2014

Last call for Amazing Kids contest nominees

by Review
Know a stand-out Lake Oswego kid who deserves kudos? Well, we’ve got just the thing for you. The Review is now accepting nominations for boys and girls — from elementary school students to high…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - J.R. Ralls is a 36-year-old Lake Oswego resident who's making his own movie.
Aug 21, 2014

Lake Oswego man makes 'Dark Dungeons' movie

by Jillian Daley
LOHS grad J.R. Ralls will show his film in Lake Oswego on Sept. 5 What’s the best place to debut a film about role-playing games and dark magic? For Lake Oswego High School graduate J.R. Ralls,…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: KEITH DICKERSON - Members of the Lakeridge football team collected food for Hope Sparrow Services. The volunteers were, from left, top row: Malik Newton, Austin Peters, Coach Chad Carlson, Massen Newton, Head Coach John Parke and Ben Thrasher; bottom Row: Michael Kiever, Spencer Gregg, Michael Kuhn, Keaton Wood and D.J. Dalzell.
Aug 21, 2014

Lakeridge football team collects - literally - a ton of food

by Jillian Daley
Lakeridge football players and supporters have collected more than one ton of boxes and cans of food for charity. To gather 2,227 pounds of nonperishable food, team members on Saturday set up…
Sean Kelly
Aug 21, 2014

On leaving the nest

by Sean Kelly
I’m sure everyone remembers the good old days when back-to-school shopping meant searching for items on a pretty simple list — things like colored pencils, crayons, glue sticks and the like.…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED GRAPHIC: USDA - The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 required the USDA to set nutrition standards for food sold in schools.
Aug 14, 2014

What's in local schools' vending machines?

by Jillian Daley
Local parents might be surprised by what school officials are doing to help prevent children from becoming obese or overweight. Lunch programs have become healthier over the years as schools…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: JILLIAN DALEY - Lake Oswego High School drama teacher Bob McGranahan earned a place in The Juilliard Schools Directing Workshop for Theater Educators.
Aug 14, 2014

LOHS teacher earns a place in Juilliard workshop

by Jillian Daley
Bob McGranahan chosen from a national pool of applicants When The Juilliard School — the private conservatory that is practically synonymous with “best drama school in the country” — put on an…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Award-winning author Margi Morris Evans is a former Lake Oswego resident.
Aug 14, 2014

Former Lake Oswego resident wins literary award

by Jillian Daley
LOHS grad garners a Purple Dragonfly Award Three children and a host of trolls and leprechauns have magicked a former Lake Oswego resident into first place in the Science Fiction/Fantasy…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Scholarship recipient Madison Cameron plans to attend the University of Oregon.
Aug 14, 2014

2014 LOHS grad wins Bigelow scholarship

by Jillian Daley
The Rotary Club of Lake Oswego has awarded its Robert Bigelow Memorial Scholarship to a 2014 Lake Oswego High School graduate. Scholarship recipient Madison Cameron said she is “really, really…
Patricia Torvalds
Aug 14, 2014

For my mom

by Patricia Torvalds
A few weeks ago, I was on my morning drive to Portland State University with my mom in the passenger seat. She always drives with me to PSU so that we don’t have to pay for parking during the…
Aug 11, 2014

Do you know an Amazing Kid?

by Jillian Daley
The Review is accepting nominations now for boys and girls who represent the best of Lake Oswego Know a stand-out Lake Oswego kid who deserves kudos? Well, we’ve got just the thing for you. The…



Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

67°F

Lake Oswego

Partly Cloudy

Humidity: 59%

Wind: 0 mph

  • 15 Sep 2014

    Mostly Clear 90°F 56°F

  • 16 Sep 2014

    Partly Cloudy 81°F 59°F