Cannibals win sixth consecutive PIL title

The Cleveland Cannibals, fresh off their recent district championship, are trying to go for yet another state title, their fourth in a row, on the strength of 29 participants. The team has won the state championship from 2012-2014. Now they will look... Read more »

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PPS students visit Selma for 50th anniversary of civil rights march

PPS students visit Selma for 50th anniversary of civil rights march

By Katherine Dean and Isabella Garcia

Fifty  years ago, thousands of people marched from Selma to Birmingham, Alabama in the name of civil rights, carrying the body of an innocent man named Jimmy Lee Jackson. Less than 50 days ago, Cleveland...  Read More »

School Board fires Patrick Kanealey

School Board fires Patrick Kanealey

By Isabella Garcia, Reporter

As of March 30, the PPS school board made the decision to fire government and economics teacher Patrick Kanealey over his recent charges for patronizing a prostitute.  Kanealey has yet to face his trial...  Read More »

Career expo draws 6,000 Portland-area students

Career expo draws 6,000 Portland-area students

Nearly 6,000 high school students from all over Portland took advantage of an opportunity to have a career learning experience at the Oregon Convention Center on March 17. Students connected with employers,...  Read More »

Cannibals advance three debaters to Nationals

Cannibals advance three debaters to Nationals

By Camille MacLean, Reporter

Three Cleveland students will be advancing to the national speech and debate tournament in Dallas, Texas for a week this June. The tournament features students from 110 districts, competing in 11 different...  Read More »

Cleveland abuzz with debate on SBAC tests

Cleveland abuzz with debate on SBAC tests

By Emily Diamond, Reporter

Cleveland hallways have been buzzing with new information and passionate debates about an extremely controversial topic: Common Core. Otherwise known as Smart Balance (SBAC) tests, Common Core State Standards...  Read More »

SAFER brings students together to discuss important issues

SAFER brings students together to discuss important issues

By Emily Diamond, Reporter

120 students packed into one classroom to discuss a prevalent issue in our society: rape culture. A new club called SAFER, which is an advocacy...  Read More »

Staff flash mob highlights 2015 Versus assembly

Staff flash mob highlights 2015 Versus assembly

By Conor Bergin, School Sports Editor

When career coordinator Heidi Sause was signed up to compete in the dance competition for the recent Versus Assembly, she knew her performance would have to be something spectacular to beat the talented student dancers. “She...  Read More »

Cleveland students practice mindfulness during Peace Week

Cleveland students practice mindfulness during Peace Week

By Annalena Eckton, Reporter

Select Cleveland students participated in an experiment called Peace Week last month.  It required practicing some form of meditation for at least 10 minutes a day for the duration of one week. Students who participated...  Read More »

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Marina and the Diamonds sparkle in “FROOT”

Marina and the Diamonds sparkle in “FROOT”

By Eva Bryner and Sunflower Rangel

Indie-pop artist Marina and the Diamonds recently released her long-awaited third album, and it is just as good as we hoped. Marina and the Diamonds is the stage name for...  Read More »

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Spring Sing choir concert delights

Spring Sing choir concert delights

By Ashley Lytle, Reporter

I took my seat inside the freezing auditorium March 19, along with many members of the community. I wished I were home--in my bed, wrapped in my warm blankets--but by the...  Read More »

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Girls lacrosse gets their first win in two years

Girls lacrosse gets their first win in two years

By Emily Diamond, Reporter

The girls lacrosse team walked off Central Catholic’s home turf feeling proud, accomplished, and ecstatic. The Warriors defeated the Rams 10-5 for their fourth game of the season, marking the first time...  Read More »

Studs and Duds: Calipari rakes in the awards

Studs and Duds: Calipari rakes in the awards

By Cyrus Lyday, Community Sports Editor

Studs John Calipari: Despite the Final Four loss to Wisconsin, Coach Cal and his Kentucky Wildcats had an incredible season. The Wildcats started 38-0 before suffering a 71-64 loss to Wisconsin on April...  Read More »

Girls first, boys second at PIL Relays

Girls first, boys second at PIL Relays

By Tucker Johnson, Editor-in-Chief

Cleveland’s boys and girls track teams had strong showings at the 2015 PIL Relays, held at the Cleveland Stadium on April 1. The girls team eked out a win with 74 points, Lincoln was second with 70....  Read More »

Boys Tennis off to strong start

Boys Tennis off to strong start

By Bella Forrest, Reporter

This season, the rain and lightning haven’t been stopping the boys tennis team from hitting their aces as they get pumped for the switch to 6A--discovering what the new competition will mean for the...  Read More »

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