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One Act(s) and Three Successes

By Madeline Sweet, Reporter

November 30, 2018

Cleveland’s drama students successfully put on the One Acts Nov. 9-11 despite the challenges the participants faced. The first One Act of the night was “Twitch,” written by Stephen Gregg and directed by seniors Anaïs Lowe and Natalie Alper. Next was “The Tales of Professor Jonathan P. Ducksworth,” co-written an...

Columbia River Gorge Update

By Madeline Sweet, Reporter

October 31, 2018

“Fire isn’t new to the forest,” said Maegan Jossy, the Outreach Manager for Friends of the Columbia River Gorge. Since the 2017 Eagle Creek Fire, the forest shows signs of recovery and holds many open trails in the near future. One of the first native plants to return to the gorge was trillium and fireweed. Jossy ...

Fall Hikes

By Madeline Sweet, Reporter

October 31, 2018

Since the 2017 Eagle Creek Fire, it seems like there aren't many places to hike. However, there are many great trails all over Oregon and Washington. Don’t let unfamiliarity with other areas keep you inside, just remember to be prepared, map out the trail, and tell someone where you are going.  Here are some hikes to discov...

Annie MacKay skating with her duo partner.

CHS Student Headed to World Roller Skate Championship

September 24, 2018

After 14 years of competitive roller skating, sophomore Annie MacKay qualified to compete in the Wor...

Keep it Simple

By Madeline Sweet, Reporter

May 8, 2018

Finally, after a long day of school, you walk into your room. Piles of clothes lay on the floor, the bottom layer forgotten. Books collect dust on their shelf as they become squished against added novels. Old elementary school art and papers sit under the bed, and start to yellow. Funky frames with aged pictures hang crooked...

Poisoned Pop?

By Madeline Sweet, Reporter

March 19, 2018

Sugar. We know too much is bad for us, yet we are addicted. This sugar addiction comes from several sources. One cause of sugar addiction is the dopamine release when we consume sugar. Everytime people eat, see or think about sugar, dopamine neurotransmitters send signals to the brain and play a major role in reward-motivated be...

CHS Ski Team at State

By Madeline Sweet, Reporter

March 19, 2018

Ski team competed well at state March 7-9 on Mt. Bachelor. The whole boys Cleveland ski team participated and so did senior Jacquelyn Johnson for the girls. Skier Cross started on the first day and Jake Johnson, Carter Dewees, Ben Harding, and Tucker Hoffman all competed. Johnson, a sophomore, placed fifth, the highest ...

Reasonable New Year Goals

By Madeline Sweet, Reporter

January 16, 2018

It’s January, and even a few weeks after the new year people’s resolutions start to sputter out. “It was too hard,” “I’m just really lazy,” and “I totally forgot” are common reasons for dismissed goals. Every year, no one follows through with their goals. Yet, every year resolutions are shared over champagne and s...

All Eyes on the New Film by Cleveland Seniors

By Madeline Sweet, Reporter

December 5, 2017

“Impression,” written by Cleveland students Adam Nayak and Hannah Madans, comments on the social norms surrounding beauty and became a finalist in the All American High School Film Festival. Madans and Nayak, both seniors at Cleveland, created the video during IB Art last winter and decided to enter it into the festi...

All that Remains: The Aftermath of the Eagle Creek Fire

All that Remains: The Aftermath of the Eagle Creek Fire

December 5, 2017

Although people caused the Eagle Creek Fire, forest fires can heal themselves and bring more good to the ecos...

Shred Season is Back

Shred Season is Back

By Madeline Sweet, Reporter

December 5, 2017

Due to fluctuations in temperature between ocean and atmosphere caused by La Niña, a season full of f...

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