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Left to right: Joe, Nick, and Kevin in 2019

Why You Should Take Boybands Seriously: The Jonas Brothers

March 24, 2019

When the Jonas Brothers returned to the music scene on March 1 with the release of their hit single “...

Walmart vs. Their Workers: Why Walmart’s New Company Policy May Put 1000 Physically Disabled Employees Out of Work

Walmart vs. Their Workers: Why Walmart's New Company Policy May Put 1000 Physically Disabled Employees Out of Work

By Kira Chan, Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2019

Anyone walking into a Fred Meyer or Walmart has encountered the person standing at the door saying “...

How Jussie Smollett's Alleged Lies May Harm Future Hate Crime Victims

How Jussie Smollett’s Alleged Lies May Harm Future Hate Crime Victims

March 3, 2019

Singer and actor Jussie Smollett of the hit Fox show “Empire” gained national attention in late Janu...

Cleveland Math Department Pushes For Female Representation

By Kira Chan, Editor-in-Chief

May 20, 2018

Female students and staff at Cleveland are currently challenging the historically male-dominated STEM field curriculum and pursuing high level math classes. Cleveland’s math department has five female math teachers and five male math teachers, the only PPS school with an equal amount. The two highest level classes in the ...

Cleveland’s Building Issue History

By Kira Chan and Lainie Pennington

April 29, 2018

Cleveland celebrated 100 years in 2016 and since, perhaps as an extended anniversary present, the building, which opened its doors in 1929, has experienced a growing number of issues. Leaking pipes, peeling paint, and exposure to potentially toxic chemicals are some examples that Cleveland students regularly encounter, but in the...

Cleveland Senior Helps Pass Senate Bill for Native American Curriculum in Schools

By Kira Chan, Copy Editor

March 19, 2018

Senior Larae Ellenwood played a crucial role in the passing of a Senate Bill about Native American education through voicing her experiences to Oregon legislators. Senate Bill 13 requires Oregon schools to develop and teach a Native American education curriculum. This bill was officially passed on August 7, 2017, largely due t...

IB Extended Essay Showcase

February 14, 2018

The IB Extended Essay Showcase on Feb. 12 exhibited this year’s Extended Essays, allowing parents and spectators to view the work that has been in the making for the past several months. Every year, seniors pursuing the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma write a 4,000 word essay called the Extended Essay. This essay ...

Cleveland Junior Releases Debut EP

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By Kira Chan, Copy Editor

January 16, 2018

Junior Nora Burkhartsmeier released her debut EP “With Time” onto major music platforms, includin...

The Environmental Impact Caused by the Eagle Creek Fire

By Kira Chan, Copy Editor

November 23, 2017

The Eagle Creek Fire continues to burn intensely in the Columbia River Gorge; while luckily no human lives were lost, the event took an immense toll on the environment, and the future of the Gorge is still uncertain. As of Sept. 22, the fire burned 48,600 acres and was 46 percent contained. The fire began on Sept. 2 when fireworks wer...

Homecoming Week 2017

Homecoming Week 2017

November 2, 2017

Serving as one of Cleveland’s first school-wide events for the year, and a classic school spirit builder,...

Cleveland's Animal Advocacy Club members Melissa Patterson (Second left), Jayne Frost (Third left), and Macy Jenks (Second Right) pose for a photo at the conference. Photo provided by Macy Jenks.

Animal Advocacy Club Attends Conference in Washington D.C.

October 1, 2017

Three Cleveland students ventured to Washington D.C. over the summer to attend the Animal Rights Natio...

Morgan Demetre

Cleveland Student Accepted into Prestigious Theater and Music Intensive

July 2, 2017

Incoming junior Morgan Demetre was accepted into a prestigious summer music and theater intensive taught...

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