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Aelta Fang, Sophomore was Cleveland's lone state champion. She placed first in Literary Interpretation for English language learners.

Cleveland Cannibals Claim Second at State

May 6, 2019

The Cleveland Speech and Debate team performed at an elite level among tough competition to finish sec...

Government Shutdown Continues, Democrats Look for Relief as they Take Over House

By Mirabella Miller, Editor in Chief

January 15, 2019

The partial shutdown of the United States Federal Government began on Dec. 22, 2018 and is ongoing at time of publication. The shutdown is due to President Trump and Congress being unable to pass bills to fully fund the government in a timely manner. This is the third partial shutdown in the last year, although the other two on...

Portland Students and Activists Converge to Build Consent Culture

By Mirabella Miller, Editor in Chief

January 15, 2019

Over the last few months, students, activists, and organizations from all over the Portland community had been working toward a common goal: hosting an event that educates about the importance of consent culture and how to achieve it. The result of countless hours of preparation and planning was the Consent Convergence on Nov....

Police in Schools Do Not Make Them Safer

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By Mirabella Miller, Editor in Chief

January 15, 2019

On Dec. 11, the Portland Public Schools Board agreed to pay over $1.2 million a year for nine full-ti...

Clarion Over-Under: Winter Issue

By Mirabella Miller, Editor in Chief

January 15, 2019

Hello Cleveland Clarion readers, As Commentary Editor-in-Chief, I regard it as my utmost responsibility to bring stimulating discourse to the public. A good commentary is thorough, with a multitude of supporting evidence that strengthens the author’s argument. But sometimes, the most polarizing and influential opinion p...

Month in Music: Winter Issue

By Mirabella Miller, Editor in Chief

January 15, 2019

NOT ALL HEROES WEAR CAPES - Metro Boomin   After a brief break from the spotlight, St. Louis-born and Atlanta-based rap producer Metro Boomin returns with an album that builds on his established portfolio of dark and ominous beats. “Not All Heroes Wear Capes” features a multitude of guest appearances from artists that...

Field Frustrations at Cleveland

By Mirabella Miller and Jennifer Singh

October 31, 2018

Over the summer, Cleveland’s field was re-turfed in order to make it safer for athletes. However, the project has caused major delays for fall sports teams, leading to confusion, longer commutes to makeshift fields, and cancelled practices and games. Student athletes were expecting a new field towards the beginning of the summe...

Blue Tide in Texas: How Beto O’Rourke Turned a Long Shot Race into a Toss-Up

By Mirabella Miller, Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2018

Texas has not elected a Democratic candidate to a statewide office since 1994. No Democrat with Robert “Beto” O’Rourke’s unique background has even come close: he’s been arrested, he’s bilingual, and he played in a punk rock band. He skateboards through Whataburger drive-thrus and livestreams his events. And to ...

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The Rise of the Netflix Original

October 31, 2018

The odds that you binge-watched (or rewatched) a Netflix original show over the summer are pretty high...

Horoscope: Fall Issue 2018

By Mirabella Miller, Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2018

ARIES (March 21-April 19):  The sun moves into your organized sixth house on Sept. 22., meaning that fall is the time for you to harness your motivation and apply it toward an agenda, Aries. You have such a strong and intense drive that there’s no telling what you can accomplish! TAURUS (April 20-May 20):  The new moon in Virgo on Sept. 9 ...

Month in Music: Fall Issue 2018

Month in Music: Fall Issue 2018

By Mirabella Miller, Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2018

Noname - Room 25   With the superb “Room 25”, Noname, born Fatimah Warner, solidifies the in...

Nick Paesler Becomes First Student Representative from Cleveland on PPS Board

Nick Paesler

June 8, 2018

Cleveland’s own Nick Paesler was selected by the district student council to succeed Benson student Moses...

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