The History of Lake Oswego

By: Mikayla Riggs Lake Oswego…the town we call our home. If you look outside your window, most of what you see was probably not there in the 1800’s, so let’s step back in time and discover the history of Lake Oswego. The originally so-called town of Oswego, was founded in 1850 by Miranda and AlonzoContinue reading “The History of Lake Oswego”

LOJ’s Production of “Mystery at Shady Acres”

By: Anna Bates The Lake Oswego Junior High Drama Club is proud to present, “Mystery At Shady Acres”! “Mystery at Shady Acres” is written by Michele R. Davis. The play is about the Fairfaxes, who visit a rundown hotel. Mrs. Fairfaxe’s (Blanche) expensive necklace gets stolen. This leads to a whodunit mystery with a giganticContinue reading “LOJ’s Production of “Mystery at Shady Acres””

Why You Should Join The LOJ Choir!

By Mikayla Riggs and Liam Alberte  If you’re a 6th or 7th grader starting to consider what electives to choose for your next year at LOJ, you are going to want to put choir as your top choice!  Do you like performing arts? In choir, we perform at concerts three times a year! It’s aContinue reading “Why You Should Join The LOJ Choir!”

The Difference Between Men and Women; Why Loving Yourself is Important

By: Mia Jensen. WARNING! This is a sensitive topic so if you are triggered easily, you might want to check out some other articles. Editor’s note: I (the editor) am a boy and this article is mostly to inform girls. If you are a boy, then this can provide a perspective on the life ofContinue reading “The Difference Between Men and Women; Why Loving Yourself is Important”

Drama Club’s James and the Giant Peach Jr

By Anna Bates and Liam Alberte Did you know that Lake Oswego Junior High School (LOJ) is producing James and the Giant Peach Jr? James and the Giant Peach Jr uses the acting and music skills of the students of LOJ and under the guidance of Ms. Pecoff, LOJ’s drama teacher. Dr. McKiernan, LOJ’s choirContinue reading “Drama Club’s James and the Giant Peach Jr”

The Standard Response Protocol

Most students and teachers in America know about the Standard Response Protocol (SRP).  If you don’t, the SRP is used in emergencies. SRP connects students, teachers, parents, administrators, and law enforcement with common language and symbols. The I Love U Guys foundation was formed because of a 2006 school shooting. In the shooting Emily KeyesContinue reading “The Standard Response Protocol”

The Real Important Questions

By Rohan Sekar All the time, people are asking the really unimportant questions, like “Where is it?”, “What’s on the news?” and “When is my job interview?” But not today. Today, I interviewed a group of people on the most pressing questions of today. You’re probably wondering, “What are these questions?”, and that’s a reallyContinue reading “The Real Important Questions”

School Lunches Around the World

By: Anna Bates (6th Grade) Have you ever wondered what our school lunches in America are like compared to school lunches in other countries? If you have, you are in luck! This article will inform you about the school lunches of four other countries.  School lunches in England are quite the treat! School lunches mustContinue reading “School Lunches Around the World”