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Continuing to Give Back

By Mia Johnson, Reporter

January 14, 2019

This winter marks Cleveland’s fourth annual CHS Gives Back fundraiser which exceeded its $5,000 goal, raising a total of $8,253. This year, Cleveland partnered with the Arlene Schnitzer Foundation in an offshoot called Communicare, a grant program that matches money raised by students by ten to be distributed to a charity...

Voter Suppression in 2018 Midterm Elections

By Mia Johnson, Reporter

January 14, 2019

Looking back on the 2018 midterm elections, voter suppression has again become a commonly discussed and relevant issue. Although the democrats have much to celebrate in the House of Representatives, it is important to emphasize that we are not past discrimination and suppression. Stacey Abrams, Democratic candidate for govern...

Jan stands proudly in front of Cleveland.

50 Years and Counting

October 31, 2018

You may know Jan Watt from the hallways, assemblies, Bridging the Gap, or simply because she’s Jan ...

McCormick competes in a distance event at the world championships in England during summer 2018

Maxine McCormick: Best Female Flycaster in the World

October 10, 2018

Cleveland sophomore Maxine McCormick is 14 years old and already is a world champion fly caster. She ...

AVID: Successes in Our School

By Mia Johnson, Reporter

June 8, 2018

    The AVID program celebrated 11 graduating seniors May 15 at a ceremony to honor them for their successes at Cleveland and future plans. Of the 11 students, 10 are going to a four year university and one is taking a gap year. In addition, eight of the students attending college received some sort of scholars...

The Verses of Verselandia

By Mia Johnson, Reporter

June 8, 2018

    The night of Wednesday April 11 was Cleveland’s seventh annual Verselandia poetry competition. Held in the library, Verselandia is an opportunity for students to share their art and express their ideas. This year there were 10 competitors with a judging panel comprised of special guests and Jan Watt. Th...

Malcolm Asher: Embodying the (Prudential) Spirit of Community

By Mia Johnson, Reporter

June 8, 2018

    Malcolm Asher has done it again. Around Cleveland, Asher is well known for his aspirations and commitment to service, and on April 28 he will be recognized on a national level for his achievements in Washington DC. In March, the junior learned that he had received a national award and scholarship he appli...

IB Art Showcase 2018

By Mia Johnson, Reporter

March 19, 2018

  From March 19-23, eight senior IB art students will be showcasing their cumulative two year projects. Students choose a theme for this exhibit, in total creating a portfolio of between 8-12 pieces of art in varying mediums. Each student’s topic is unique and represents their own interests. IB art teacher Ter...

Students have fun and support school spirit

Stepping Back into Regular Dances

March 19, 2018

Exciting music blared as students flocked to the gym. Tissue paper flower decorations evoked images of sp...

Graphic by Sophie Weir

Government Now

February 21, 2018

Located in Southeast Portland, Cleveland has a reputation for a politically liberal environment, along with...

Go Team!- Melissa Carrasco and Jessica Pineda prepare to show school spirit

Cleveland Cheer Welcomes First Deaf Students

January 11, 2018

  Deaf students Melissa Carrasco and Jessica Pineda joined Cleveland’s varsity cheer team this year, b...

Winter Music Assembly 2017

By Mia Johnson, Reporter

January 11, 2018

  The 2017 Winter Assembly was short and sweet. Held on Dec. 8, the band and choir performed in the auditorium for the annual event while students and staff gathered to watch. Jan Watt, special projects coordinator, announced the performers as usual, starting off with two festive songs by the band, “Festive Ens...

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