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Success For Cleveland at the PIL Jazz Competition

Success For Cleveland at the PIL Jazz Competition

December 12, 2019

Jazz bands from across the Portland Public School district dueled it out in epic musical fashion at ...

Meet Michael Payne: Cleveland’s New Theater Teacher

By Madeline Sweet, News Editor

December 10, 2019

Michael Payne teaches intro to theater, IB theater (HL and SL) and intermediate theater at Cleveland. Not only is he new to the school, Portland is a new city to him as well. Payne grew up an only child in Dallas, Texas. He didn’t live near many other kids, so he put on one-man shows in his tree house. “I had no idea w...

‘Almost, Maine’ Performed by Cleveland Students

By Madeline Sweet, News Editor

December 10, 2019

The Cleveland High School drama department put on a beautiful performance of “Almost, Maine” by John Cariani on Nov. 13-15. The play received great praise from the audience and the auditorium grew in numbers each night.  “Almost, Maine” follows nine different love stories in the course of one Friday night in the fic...

 CHS Artist Takes Aim On Gun Laws  

Michelle Roehm McCann's new book about how students

By Rael Wendrow, Arts Editor

December 6, 2019

Katie Hill, a sophomore at Cleveland, was published on Oct. 8 as the illustrator for the book, Enoug...

Video Game Back Alley: Blame It On The Goose

Video Game Back Alley: Blame It On The Goose

December 6, 2019

When the calendar turned over another page, I could feel it. The wind became chilly, the days were sh...

Bootlegs and B-Sides

Bootlegs and B-Sides

December 6, 2019

The Raveonettes-Chain Gang of Love Sune Rose Wagner and Sharin Foo form The Raveonettes, a noiris...

Congratulations to the Crossword Solvers!

Congratulations to the Crossword Solvers!

November 15, 2019

Seniors Mitchell Rose and Elliot Williams-Hutfilz were the first to finish the Fall Issue crossword....

Disappearances Inc. Short Story

By Ally Keefe

October 28, 2019

Disappearances Inc. His job may not be well paying, or have great benefits, but it was steady and honest work. He was a faerie, so the work could be, and was, frequently condemned in other circles as “unethical,” “taking advantage of innocents,” or just plain “kidnapping.” Which it wasn’t. Those humans did all t...

Stay Fresh with Salmon Run

Stay Fresh with Salmon Run

October 18, 2019

read about my opinions surrounding Nintendo's Splatoon 2

Video Game Back Alley: Not Many Layers to

Video Game Back Alley: Not Many Layers to “Layers of Fear”

September 30, 2019

This summer, I participated in an event that can only be defined as “Boys Night.” Three friends (Calvin...

IT Chapter 2 Barely Floats

All Rights go to Warner Brothers Pictures

By Graham Jones, Reporter

September 20, 2019

Horror writer Stephen King has never had a perfect record with his book-to-movie adaptations. Other than the occ...

Crossword Answer Key

By Elizabeth Long, Reporter

May 31, 2019

Here are the answers to the Summer Issue crossword. Apologies for the rough format.  

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