Catching up with Cleveland graduate Amber Starks, the 1999 Rose Festival Queen

Amber Starks, a California-born Cleveland graduate from the class of 1999, is a professional model and a business owner. In her years, she has also accomplished numerous other achievements including not... Read more »

News

AVID seniors honored at reception

AVID seniors honored at reception

By Emily Diamond, Editor in Chief

  From a total of 19 graduating seniors who participated in the AVID program, they collectively earned over $275,000 in scholarships for their first year in college. All of the students are heading...  Read More »

Gordin passes NHS torch

Gordin passes NHS torch

By Tseten Zanskar, Reporter

English teacher Alex Gordin has spent 29 years of his life dedicated to his students and to Cleveland High School. He is far from done teaching, but Gordin has decided to pass the torch of National Honors...  Read More »

Adana self-publishes motivational book

Adana self-publishes motivational book

By Siana Ramos, Reporter

We all cross paths with many people in our lives, and they all impact us in some way or another. Cleveland is full of amazing people: staff members and students alike. We each impact each other differently. Camille...  Read More »

Cleveland says goodbye to four staff members

Cleveland says goodbye to four staff members

By Theo Bourquin and Katherine Jones

To many people, students and staff alike, Cleveland High School is more than a school; it’s a community. It’s more than a building; for some, it is a home. The staff puts a tremendous amount of effort...  Read More »

A Choir holds Nepal benefit concert

A Choir holds Nepal benefit concert

By Isabella Garcia, Reporter

After being blocked out of this year’s choral state competition by the OSAA, Cleveland’s A Choir decided to find a way to share their music anyway. After a suggestion by the department’s dedicated...  Read More »

Sports

Sultessa gets two silver medals, school record at state meet

Sultessa gets two silver medals, school record at state meet

By Tucker Johnson, Editor-in-Chief

Neither of Cleveland’s returning 5A State Champions successfully defended their titles at the 6A OSAA State Championships on May 22 and 23, though most of the team felt the meet was still a fruitful...  Read More »

Girls tennis fifth in PIL

Girls tennis fifth in PIL

By Conor Bergin, School Sports Editor

The girls tennis team did not send any players to state this year, but the team finished a solid fifth in the PIL standings and junior Bridget Garland brought home the singles consolation final at the...  Read More »

Brant places 27 at 6A golf championships

Brant places 27 at 6A golf championships

By Cyrus Lyday, Community Sports Editor

The boys golf team competed in a postseason tournament that did not go as well as hoped. The team played teams from the Metro League of the 6A division, and the result was a resounding loss. Reflecting...  Read More »

Boys tennis fourth in PIL

Boys tennis fourth in PIL

By Bella Forrest, Reporter

With a fourth place finish in the 6A PIL, the tennis team unfortunately doesn’t see state qualification in the cards. “We have a better team this year than last year and were well prepared, winning...  Read More »

Cleveland athletics department honors college-bound seniors

Cleveland athletics department honors college-bound seniors

By Tucker Johnson, Editor-in-Chief

The Cleveland athletics department held a ceremony at lunch on May 15 for seniors who will be competing for varsity sports teams next year at their respective universities. The ceremony, arranged by athletic...  Read More »

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Commentary

We need more female superheroes

We need more female superheroes

By Sunflower Rangel and Eva Bryner

Superhero royalty, DC and Marvel, are currently at their economic peaks with multiple movie franchise including “The Avengers,” “Guardians of the Galaxy,” the “Batman”...  Read More »

Cleveland Constitution doesn’t require presidents to take Leadership

Cleveland Constitution doesn’t require presidents to take Leadership

By Tucker Johnson, Editor-in-Chief

Every year, the junior class discovers that most of them cannot run for student body president because of the requirement that they take Cleveland’s leadership class. In...  Read More »

Patriotism lacking among the student body

Patriotism lacking among the student body

By Ally Grimaldi, Reporter

America is land of the free and home of the brave—but apparently not of the proud. After an earnest Vietnamese substitute raised this question to my fairly unpatriotic chemistry...  Read More »

Have an open heart: America’s transgender moment

Have an open heart: America’s transgender moment

By Ally Grimaldi, Reporter

“You know inside what you are,” said transgender model Geena Recero, “and that question burns in your heart.” In 1776, our Founding Fathers promised that all men would...  Read More »

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Grover's Corner

Feeling Good: Refreshing fruit drinks

Feeling Good: Refreshing fruit drinks

By Cleo Bethel, Editor-in-Chief

With the end of school approaching, warm weather is on the horizon. Even though it stays cold and rainy until about mid-July in Portland, the summer vibes are already strong....  Read More »

May 30, 2015 • 0 comments

Senior Staff Biographies: We’re sad to see them go

Senior Staff Biographies: We’re sad to see them go

By Senior Staff

TUCKER JOHNSON Much has already been said about the changing face of newspapers.  Increasingly, technology has made printed news obsolete.  The Internet has been...  Read More »

May 30, 2015 • 0 comments

Tastebuds: The laid-back Latin style of Teote

Tastebuds: The laid-back Latin style of Teote

By Annalena Eckton, Reporter

Walking into Teote, the first thing I noticed was color. The restaurant inhabits an old converted house near the bottom of Hawthorne (Ladd's Addition area) that has been reconstructed...  Read More »

May 28, 2015 • Comments Off

Mixtape: Summer-focused tracks to make memories

Mixtape: Summer-focused tracks to make memories

By Ben Dorfman, Reporter

It’s been an awesome year with you guys, and I’ve loved writing about music for all of you. So, without further ado, allow me to present my goodbye gift. A mixtape geared...  Read More »

May 28, 2015 • 0 comments

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