West Linn High School

West Linn High School
5464 West "A" Street
West Linn, OR  97068
Office Hours: 7:00am - 4:00pm
Phone:  503-673-7800
Fax:      503-657-8710 
Attendance Office:

Bus Company (First Student)

We are West Linn STRONG
Parents both Current and New:   Please take a moment to sign up for the Email ListServe which keeps you current and informed on all things WEST LINN HIGH, and the FlashAlert so you will be informed when weather/emergencies impact the school schedules.
April 29 - MayDay Events (1:45pm and 7:30pm) at WLHS 
April 28-30 State Solo & Ensemble
May 2-13 AP Testing 
May 5-7 "Shorts 17" Plays in the Black Box Theatre 
May 9-12 (5:30-7:30pm) Dance Team Tryouts in Gym
May 11- 7pm National Honor Society (NHS) Induction Ceremony @ PAC
May 12- 7pm National Arts Honor Society Induction Ceremony
May 14- PROM at the Portland Zoo Ballroom. Tickets on sale thru Bookkeeper starting Monday May 2nd. If you are bringing a non-WLHS guest to Prom, you must get a Dance Guest Pass completed and processed thru Mrs Little in the Main Office. 
May 18- Honors Humanities Night
May 20-21 - Honors Acting Showcase in the PAC
May 24- 7pm National Math Honors Society Induction Ceremony
May 25- Early Release Day Lunch @ 12:30/Buses depart at 1:15pm
May 26 - 7pm Band Concert @ PAC 
May 30- NO SCHOOL Memorial Day Holiday
May 31- 7pm Choir Concert @ PAC
June 1 - 7pm Orchestra Concert @ PAC 
June 2- Evening of Excellence for Seniors
June 3- Seniors Last Day
June 5- Baccalaureate
June 8-10 FINALS (Half Day Schedule)
June 10 Last Day of School
June 10- 8:30am Senior Breakfast & Practice for Graduation 
June 10- Graduation 7:30pm at the Chiles Center at the Univ of Portland. No Tickets are required, doors open at 6:30pm 
Important Dates for the School Year (2015-2016):
Dances:   All non-WLHS Students need to have Host Student get Dance Guest Pass Approved prior to Dance
May 14- (8-11pm) PROM @ the Zoo
May 5-7 Shorts 17
May 27-28 Classical Menagerie 2

May 26- Band  
May 31- Choir
June 1-Orchestra
Early Release Days(Lunch 12:30pm/Buses 1:15pm):
April 27
May 25

BREAKS/Non School Days
May 30 -Holiday (Memorial Day) 

June 10, 2016 Graduation Day and Last Day of School for Students
NEWly Adopted School Calendar now available for NEXT school year 2016-2017.  See "calendar" tab at left for viewing copy
Important Dates for the Next School Year 2016-2017
August 29th - Picture Day and all Students Register/Receive their Schedules 
Sept. 6th-School Begins
Sept. 14th-Back to School Nite
Nov 21-25 Fall Break NO SCHOOL
Dec 21-Jan 2 Winter Break NO SCHOOL
Jan 25-27 Finals for Semester One
March 27-31 Spring Break NO SCHOOL
June 6th- Graduation 
June 14-16 Finals for Semester Two
June 16-Last Day of School (provided no snow days taken) 
NEW PROCEDURE for Attendance and Reporting Absences or Excusing your Student Early:
When your student is going to be or has been absent please notify via email our Attendance Secretary, Brenda Freeman at freemanb@wlwv.k12.or.us or call @ 503-673-7812. Leave a message with the date, time and reason for your student’s absence and please spell your students last name.
If your student has a last minute appointment or you have an urgent message please email Brenda at freemanb@wlwv.k12.or.us   Please state the time you would like to pick up your student (or the urgent message) and let her know if you are planning on meeting your student in front of the school or at the Attendance Office. Due to the increased number of students, and the larger call volume, we are needing to use email as much as possible for the urgent communications. Please refer to the WLHS Website for Attendance Policies and Procedures
WLHS Profile
West Linn High School Recognized:
America's Best High Schools
Gold Award US News/World Report 
2011 and 2012
College Board's AP Honor Roll
Challenge Index: Top 1900 High Schools Award from
Washington Post

America's Best High Schools Award from Newsweek
2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015
America's Best High Schools
Silver Award US News/World Report
Since 2007
Highest Rating on Oregon Report Card
Our Faculty

• 81 certified staff members
• 1 staff member with Doctorate Degree
• 71 staff members with Master's Degrees
• 10 staff members with Bachelor's Degrees
• Average years of teaching experience : 14.2
Oregon Outstanding Biology Teacher Award from NABT
University of Oregon High School Teacher of the Year
Siemens AP Sci/Math State
Teacher of the Year Award
Christa McAuliffe Fellowship Award
Oregon Teacher of the Year Award
National Environmental Education Award
Oregon Second Language
Teacher of the Year Award
Oregon Teacher of the Year Award
Milken National Educator Award