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:    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”

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”

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”

Activities for Halloween instead of Trick or Treating

By Hannah Page October 27, 2020 Halloween in 2020 is going to be different compared to past Halloween nights. COVID-19 has changed Halloween from candy, costumes, and parties to masks, social distancing, and no trick or treating. The Oregon Health Authority recommended that this Halloween no one should trick or treat. As sad as itContinue reading “Activities for Halloween instead of Trick or Treating”

Introducing the Lake Oswego Mayoral Candidates

By Arya Lewis  October 30, 2020 Do the names Joe Buck, John LaMotte, and Theresa Kohlhoff ring a bell? If they do, it’s likely because you’ve seen them on campaign signs scattered across Lake Oswego for the last couple of months. These are the candidates to become mayor for the next four years. Eligible citizensContinue reading “Introducing the Lake Oswego Mayoral Candidates”

How has COVID-19 Affected Our Community?

By Addison Loomis October 27, 2020 Adam Barron, business owner of Project 360, a private gym in Lake Oswego, tells  how he has been affected by the nation’s outbreak in Covid-19 cases. He also gives ways residents can help support other local businesses. At the beginning of the year, Project 360 was a booming businessContinue reading “How has COVID-19 Affected Our Community?”

Doing Good for our Community

October 9, 2020 Students took advantage of not having school on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020 to make an impact around the Lake Oswego community. While this day looked different than it has in prior years, it was still a beautiful, sunny day where students had a chance to do good. Here are a few highlightsContinue reading “Doing Good for our Community”