School or Screen Time?

By Taylor Sheldon   “Even teaching, which has evolved in recent decades to emphasize fewer lectures and more collaborative lessons, must change.”- The New York Times Will students be able to return to their school soon, or will school continue to revolve around zoom?Link to LOJ school image: pamplinmedia.com    Link to Zoom meeting image:Continue reading “School or Screen Time?”

The Experiences of Club Baseball in Oregon this Summer

By Tyler Leykam The Oregon Club Baseball spring season of 2020 was a wild one.  In March, the season was postponed after one tournament! A compromise was made so that there was practice in late June and games in July-Aug. There were rules however. The games had to be played in Keiser and Eugene; thoseContinue reading “The Experiences of Club Baseball in Oregon this Summer”

How Online School is Affecting Students at Lake Oswego Junior High

By Hannah Page March 13, 2020, was the last day of what was previously known as a normal school day. The Lake Oswego community had been hearing about a deadly virus, known as COVID-19,  which postponed normal school days to some unknown day in the future.  There are many opinions on whether online school isContinue reading “How Online School is Affecting Students at Lake Oswego Junior High”

Black Lives Matter Takes on Lake Oswego

Lake Oswego citizens stand in the center of Millenia Plaza holding signs and listening to a speech. By Sienna Larsen  Protests for Black lives has been happening all over the United States. People in the local community have taken part in this important matter. Many Lake Oswego citizens took part in this. One of theContinue reading “Black Lives Matter Takes on Lake Oswego”

Online bullying is the new trend of 2020

As almost all parts of life in 2020 have moved online, cyber bullying has reemerged as a challenge for students isolated by the pandemic and virtual school  By Sierra Leverich The ding of the phone is like a scene in a horror movie where the monster jumps out. Your insides turn to ice, and you’reContinue reading “Online bullying is the new trend of 2020”

Lake Oswego Hunt Club Provides Space for Evacuated Animals

By Valerie Stephan  The  fires that raged across Oregon affected many people. But what about those with large animals?  Most people with livestock had to get up and go as fast as they could, leaving some pets behind. Even for the more fortunate people who did have time to take their animals and get themContinue reading “Lake Oswego Hunt Club Provides Space for Evacuated Animals”

What’s trending for Lake Oswego?

Above: Charli, Dixie, and their fellow Tiktokers pose for a group picture. By Maya Moran 2020 brought numerous new hacks, styles, video games, TV shows, fashion statements and oddly, cactus and succulent plants, to life. Even through the whole course of this odd and wonky year, we’ve brought out and also brought back some popularContinue reading “What’s trending for Lake Oswego?”

The Rock: The People’s Champion

From Wrestler to Movie Star By Ethan Sayer Dwayne Douglas “The Rock” Johnson is well  known for his many talents He was a world famous wrestler, who was also an American and Canadian football player, then became an actor. He is now one of the highest paid movie stars in Hollywood. He was a thirdContinue reading “The Rock: The People’s Champion”

Social Media, is it Helpful or Hurtful?

By Eliana Partain        Everyday people all over the world use social media.   Many people use it because they can communicate with friends and family, but also be entertained. Some people enjoy it, but others don’t. Social Media is comprised of many different apps on phones, ads and other devices and include Instagram,Continue reading “Social Media, is it Helpful or Hurtful?”

Discovering Lake Oswego’s “Respond to Racism” and Why LO’s History Shows the City Needs It

By Sarah Al Qirem October 20, 2020 Lake Oswego is a beautiful suburb of Portland, Oregon known for its captivating lake, however the city has made the news multiple times for many incidents of racism. In 2017, the  people of Lake Oswego took it into their own hands and the organization Respond to Racism (RtR)Continue reading “Discovering Lake Oswego’s “Respond to Racism” and Why LO’s History Shows the City Needs It”