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Cleveland presents the film, “The Mask You Live In”

Cleveland presents the film, “The Mask You Live In”

May 9, 2016

Gender normalities standout as an important issue in our society, one that often keeps people from b...

Pok Pok on Division rocks!

By Sophie Brown, Reporter

May 9, 2016

Filed under Reviews

Starting as a food cart in Portland, Pok Pok’s Thai cuisine has left customers satisfied for years. Now Pok Pok has two other locations, one in New York, and another in Los Angeles. The restaurant serves traditional Thai street foods, with a Whiskey Soda Lounge in the back of the restaurant. PDX Pok Pok is located on Division street. ...

“The Boys Next Door”, a Cleveland comedy classic

By Bart Brewer, Reporter

May 9, 2016

Filed under Arts, Performing Arts

“The Boys Next Door” is one of the latest productions put on by the drama department, and is definitely one of the best I’ve seen. The play has elements of comedy, drama, and was a great time overall. Let us not wait any further, and dive into “The Boys Next Door.” The play is about the lives four mentally-challenged roommates ...

Band and choir’s sweet melodies earn them a place at state

By Ashley Lytle, Reporter

May 5, 2016

Filed under Arts, Performing Arts

Cleveland’s band and choir programs are growing in esteem as evident in their state qualifying scores achieved in their 2016 PIL competitions. They will each be able to compete in their respective state competitions, they learned, after having to enter a tape pool. Cleveland’s A Choir placed second, just one point shy of Gran...

Mixtape: Coping with Spring

April 15, 2016

Getting back into the groove of school after break can be difficult, especially when spring is finally bringin...

Tooting our own horn

By Jared Watson, Better than David Rappe

April 13, 2016

Filed under Performing Arts

Underclassmen and symphonic band don’t normally mix.  In 6A competitions, the best in Oregon are pitted against one another, and this rarely leaves room for newer players.  At Cleveland however, our top band is embracing the younger members in its ranks.   Band teacher Gary Riler is attempting to produce a future for Cl...

Cleveland Bands Perform Late Night Concert With Warner Pacific College

By Kira Rea, Reporter

April 13, 2016

Filed under Arts

  Band teacher Gary Riler led his concert and symphonic bands through another amazing performance on the evening of April 5 in an effort to gain support in purchasing new marching band uniforms. Taking place at Warner Pacific College in Northeast Portland and in collaboration with their own orchestra, the Cleveland st...

Tastebuds: Koi Fusion worth the extra dollars

By Conor Bergin, Editor-in-Chief

April 13, 2016

Filed under Reviews

I am walking down bustling Division street on a Saturday evening; it’s one of the first days of beautiful sunshine Portland has seen all year. After weeks of rain, Portlanders are taking in their reward. The street is jumping--bikers and pedestrians flooding the scene. As I walk, the loud noise and chatter engulfs me from the...

Unlikely song gets the PIL win for Melissa Patterson and Sylvan Talavera

By Adriana Milian-Hernandez, Reporter

April 11, 2016

Filed under Performing Arts

Junior Melissa Patterson and sophomore Sylvan Talavera were the only two Cleveland band students to win the PIL for solo-ensemble March 5 at Wilson High.   Students prepare a solo or ensemble for a duration of time and then perform it at the district competition. All the pieces are evaluated from a scale of four to one ...

Cleveland Singer wins PIL

By Anna Rollins and Caroline Diamond

April 11, 2016

Filed under Arts, News, Performing Arts

Cleveland sophomore Mikaela Clarke took first in the PIL mezzos individual singing competition, winning with a score of 99 out of 100. This is the competition that qualifies singers for state. It is a one-on-one recital between the student performer and a judge in which the student must sing two pieces, at least one must...

Woodshop class makes a treasure from trash

Woodshop class makes a treasure from trash

By Anna Rollins, Reporter

March 22, 2016

Filed under Arts

What object is your grandma’s best friend, a new mother’s partner in crime, and the big toe on y...

Tastebuds: Look no further than Burgerville for lunch

By Marc Duhamel, Reporter

March 10, 2016

Filed under Health, Reviews

Have you ever been looking for somewhere to get some good food but you couldn't find the perfect place? Look no further, there has been a place right under your nose: Burgerville. The franchise has been around for 52 years. Our local Burgerville on 26th and Powell has been cooking up burgers for 20 years and they support...

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