Welcome to the Kaleidoscope website! The Kaleidoscope is the West Linn High School literary and arts magazine. Our goal is to promote student arts and writing at WLHS. The Kaleidoscope has both an online magazine and a printed magazine will be available at the end of the school year. The Kaleidoscope is entirely composed of student work, and would love submissions of all types and … Continue reading Welcome to the Kaleidoscope!
*Featured Photo by Nicole Lang The Kaleidoscope is on the hunt for submissions and is venturing out in the classroom to find new writers and artists! In the next couple of weeks, a Kaleidoscope representative will be coming in to every English and Art class to reach the West Linn community like never before. They will give a short presentation to give a little more … Continue reading Coming to a Classroom Near You!
We love the West Linn High School Theater Department! While they are, obviously, spectacular performers, many of them are also talented writers. Every year, Acting II students workshop their skills and create original monologues that they eventually perform for their class. This year we are hoping to post several monologues, and we are starting off strong with A Speck Among the Wheatfields by WLHS senior Dylan Leebrick! When asked … Continue reading Monthly Monologue: October
This week we had some of our students respond to the following prompt: 7 days, 7 lines. Write a poem about every day of the week. If you respond to the prompt, comment your response below or submit your response to our Google Classroom. (Remember, our join code is fxblev) Continue reading Prompt of the Week: 10/15
Last year we finally had a published edition of the Kaleidoscope after a several year hiatus. This week, we wanted to show off some of our favorite pieces that we featured in last years print. We’ve been considering regularly publishing work from past editions, so if that is something you’d like to see, please leave a comment down below! Symphony by Abby Manley You were the … Continue reading Throwback Favorites: 2018 Edition
One of our favorite classes at West Linn High School is Creative Writing. Creative Writing provides a space to explore various writing styles, experiment with different genres, improve your skills, as well as providing time to work on your own writing passion projects. The Creative Writing students are frequently asked to respond to the prompts we post on our Google Classroom (join the classroom with … Continue reading Featured Work: Prompt Responses
We are getting our Google Classroom set up for the year and would love for you to be a part of it! Sign up using the code fxblev and submit or respond to a few prompts! In regards to prompts on Google Classroom, we will be having Start with Art Mondays, Writing Wednesdays and Photography Fridays to encourage creativity and submissions! Continue reading What’s Happening on Google Classroom?