Bethel Recycling Round Up

EUGENE, Ore. — Students and teachers collected tons of recyclables at the annual Bethel recycling round-up Saturday. People brought anything from electronics to mattresses and even vacuum cleaners to Willamette High School. The electronics will go to Next Step Electronics, and a whole truck full of household items will be headed to St. Vincent De … Continue reading »

WHS Breaks Ground for Science Building

EUGENE, Ore. — Members of the Bethel community are celebrating an exciting day with Willamette High School. The district held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new science building in front of the school. School board members and staff, along with Mayor Kitty Piercy, came to support the achievement. The superintendent says the $10 million project … Continue reading »

A Life Well Lived

EUGENE, Ore. — Here in Western Oregon, there’s never a shortage of outstanding high school students, but one girl at Willamette High stands out as a cut above the rest. “I am here, I think, for a purpose that’s larger than myself,” said Willamette High School senior MacKenzie McCausland. Every morning, while most kids at … Continue reading »

Willamette HS Evacuated After Fire

EUGENE, Ore. — A close call at Willamette High School. The stage curtains in the auditorium caught fire. The fire started a little before 7 p.m. Monday night as a band was getting ready to take the stage. Firefighters say a light that was on stage was too close to the curtains. The heat from … Continue reading »

Students and Neighbors React to Arrest

EUGENE, Ore. — A man is in jail Friday after turning himself in to police for sexually abusing a minor. Timothy Schley was arraigned earlier Friday for sexual abuse of a minor. Schley, an athletic trainer at Willamette High School, turned himself in to Eugene police yesterday. Willamette High School students say most of them … Continue reading »

Roundball Wrap – January 3, 2014

High school basketball season is underway. For the first Roundball Wrap of 2014, watch highlights from 11 games from around Western Oregon, including our Game of the Week between Churchill and Central Catholic. Jake Zivin and Erik Elken kick off our 2014 prep basketball coverage with scores as well.

Students Build Electric Cars

EUGENE, Ore. — Students from Willamette High School will be showcasing some of their motor skills in the Eugene Celebration Parade. Students in the Electrathon Car Program have been working on electric vehicles for the event, and after the parade, they will host races with other schools. High school senior Alexander Clark says that while … Continue reading »

Project Hope Helps Thousands of Kids

EUGENE, Ore. — Thousands of local kids got a little help to prepare to go back to school. It was all part of the annual Project Hope event. This was the first year the project has divided the give away into four sites across the city. At Willamette High School, parents and children who received … Continue reading »

Willamette Girls Basketball Wins State

EUGENE, Ore, — The Willamette High School girls basketball team has much to celebrate Friday, a champion’s assembly was held to recognize the team’s state championship win. The girls beat Springfield High School after narrowly losing to them last year. “This year I felt like our younger kids have matured, and I felt like we … Continue reading »

Students Prep for Mr. Wolverine

EUGENE, Ore. — The Kids Helping Kids pageants raised nearly $400,000 last year, but this year one school hopes to make more than any of the others. “We have a goal of $50,000, which is the most we would ever have raised at Willamette High School,” said Lanae Gayle, Mr. Wolverine Head Coordinator. In fact, … Continue reading »

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