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Eva Bryner Wins Marmoset

By Sophie Brown, Reporter

June 3, 2016

The Independent Media Production class at Cleveland High School teaches students how to tell stories using production techniques. Recently, the independent media class entered a video competition with an online company called Marmoset. Junior Eva Bryner took home first place with a ‘50s infomercial about the health benefits of s...

Andrew Jackson to be replaced on the $20 bill

Andrew Jackson to be replaced on the $20 bill

By Sophie Brown, Reporter

May 9, 2016

Harriet Tubman is set to replace our seventh president, Andrew Jackson, on the front of the $20 bill. ...

Pok Pok on Division rocks!

By Sophie Brown, Reporter

May 9, 2016

Starting as a food cart in Portland, Pok Pok’s Thai cuisine has left customers satisfied for years. Now Pok Pok has two other locations, one in New York, and another in Los Angeles. The restaurant serves traditional Thai street foods, with a Whiskey Soda Lounge in the back of the restaurant. PDX Pok Pok is located on Division street. ...

National Honor Society Induction Ceremony

By Sophie Brown, Reporter

May 9, 2016

On April 14, the new initiates from the class of 2018 and 2017 were inducted to the National Honor Society in a half-hour long ceremony at Cleveland. The induction was held in the library because of renovations to the auditorium. The event began with opening remarks from NHS advisor Kathleen Fuller and Principal Tammy O’Nei...

Merrick Garland Nominated for Supreme Court

By Sophie Brown, Reporter

April 11, 2016

On Feb. 13, Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia died from natural causes in his hotel room at the age of 79. Appointed by President Ronald Reagan in 1986, Scalia was the leading conservative judge on the Supreme Court. Immediately following his death, controversy reigned over whether President Barack Obama should pick a rep...

Bernie Sanders Rally in Portland

By Sophie Brown, Reporter

April 11, 2016

On March 25, thousands of people greeted Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders for a rally at the Moda Center in Portland. Later, social media erupted after a bird flew on Sander’s podium in the middle of his speech. “I think, I think there might be some symbolism here. I know it doesn’t look like it, but ...

Guest Speaker Clémence Nogret-Pradier Visits French Class

By Sophie Brown, Reporter

March 8, 2016

Coming from Aix-en Provence in France was guest speaker and francophone, Clémence Nogret-Pradier. She came to tell the French classes about foreign exchange programs, daily life in Aix-en, the French healthcare system, and most of all, the French educational system. In France, kids are required to attend school from age six to 1...

Culinary Arts Speaker Chef Louisa Satori Demos for Class

By Sophie Brown, Reporter

March 8, 2016

On Feb. 3, Chef Louisa Satori from The Art Institute of Portland was a guest speaker in the Culinary Arts elective. She spoke about the college and opportunities for education and occupations in the arts before demonstrating a recipe. The Art Institute provides bachelor degrees and associate degrees in Design, Media Arts, Fashio...

Sanders’ education plan is a hit with young voters

By Sophie Brown, Reporter

February 17, 2016

On Monday, Feb. 1, the Iowa caucuses took place, the first of the primary elections. On the Democratic side, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders started and ended the day neck and neck. Clinton won by a margin of less than one percent, and 26 Iowa delegates to Sanders’ 21. Although this is seen as a loss for Sanders, his speech followin...

The CHS stage is (almost) set

By Sophie Brown, Reporter

January 19, 2016

A remodeling of the Cleveland auditorium will take place this spring. It will be done in time for the annual Springtasia performance, furnished with up to date lights, curtains, and riggings. The electrical equipment used in the auditorium was given a 20-year lifespan in 1958. It hasn’t been replaced. The electrical board, r...

The Constitution Club

By Sophie Brown, Reporter

December 7, 2015

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

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...

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