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The Constitution Club

By Sophie Brown, Reporter

December 7, 2015

Filed under Clubs, Education

Sadie Adams, social sciences teacher at Cleveland, is introducing a new club this year called the Constitution Club. They will compete against schools like Grant and Lincoln in competitions with questions from the book, “We the People.” Although it is only a club this year, next year it will become a class with a vigorous a...

I.B. Learner Profile

By Sophie Brown, Reporter

December 7, 2015

Filed under Education

Last spring, International Baccalaureate social studies teacher at Cleveland High School, Matthew Sten, had a new idea regarding something called the “I.B. Learner Profile.” Recognizable from posters around the school, the learner profile consists of 10 traits describing the ideal full I.B. diploma candidate. Sten’s idea...

SBAC testing results in ‘poor’ grading

SBAC testing results in ‘poor’ grading

November 19, 2015

The Common Core controversy has reanimated after a recent article in the Oregonian that labeled Cleveland...

Middle School Speech and Debate Tournament

By Sophie Brown, Reporter

November 19, 2015

Filed under Clubs, Education

On Tuesday, Nov. 10, six programs competed in a middle school speech and debate tournament, hosted by the Cleveland speech and debate team. Patrick Gonzales, speech and debate teacher at Cleveland, also coaches the Hosford speech and debate team.They were present at the event, along with Lake Oswego, West Sylvan, Metro Eas...

Opportunity Alert: free college for Oregonians

By Annalena Eckton, Reporter

November 19, 2015

Filed under Columnists, Education, News

Did someone say free college? No, not a credit, full tuition for four consecutive years at one of 17 community colleges. Thanks to Senate Bill 81, aka "The Oregon Promise" that passed in July, free higher education will now be accessible to lucky Oregonians. We are only the second state (behind Tennessee) to adopt legislation...

History? How about her-story

History? How about her-story

By Siana Ramos, Reporter

November 17, 2015

Filed under Commentary, Education

For the 12 years I’ve been in school, I have been taught loads of history. However, history has rarely eve...

Joke’s over: freshman study hall becomes class

By Quinn Gonzales, Reporter

November 17, 2015

Filed under Education, News

Recently, many students have been curious about the clump of students they see in the closed off back corner of the library. Believe it or not, a class is being held. It is a new required class for freshman that has taken place of study hall called the Academic Success class. These freshmen meet in the library rather than a c...

Cleveland High School’s mall is open for business

Cleveland High School’s mall is open for business

November 14, 2015

The place to find espresso drinks, your very own Cleveland apparel, or snacks to get you through your...

California college predicament

California college predicament

October 26, 2015

It’s fall season, and that means one thing for seniors: college apps. With the clock winding down and...

This year’s National Merit Scholars

This year’s National Merit Scholars

October 26, 2015

Saying “PSAT” usually provokes a grim response or stressed sigh, but for three seniors, it elicits...

Exchange Students: Lotte Pen from the Netherlands

Exchange Students: Lotte Pen from the Netherlands

October 26, 2015

This year at Cleveland there are six foreign exchange students, traveling as much as halfway around the...

Where are they now?: AVID students of 2015 discuss college

By Caroline Diamond, Reporter

October 26, 2015

Filed under Education

Cleveland's hardworking AVID students continue striving to be their greatest selves in college, while others finish out their high school career and make brave plans for the future. AVID, Advancement Via Individual Determination, is a global non-profit program that helps prepare all students for college and postsecondar...

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