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Cleveland High Schools newest principal, Jo Ann Wadkins, in front of Cleveland on freshmen registration day

Jo Ann Wadkins – Our Neighborhood Principal

August 29, 2020

On June 25 Cleveland High School announced their newest principal, Jo Ann Wadkins, after the resignat...

Students while distance learning - Graphic by Stella Tinker

Distance Learning with the Cleveland Students

June 22, 2020

Over the past three months, students have accomplished something never seen before in education: a com...

Distance Learning with the Cleveland Staff

The tools of distance learning: Students had to have a computer in order to connect with their teachers and classmates once distance learning became mandated.

By Lena Tinker, Arts and Life Editor

June 11, 2020

Wednesday, June 10, marked the official end of distance learning in Portland Public Schools and in school di...

Senior Ruby Beard

IB Extended Essay Showcase

March 11, 2020

Wednesday, Feb. 4 marked the annual tradition of Cleveland High School’s IB Extended Essay showcase.  ...

Members and representatives of the members of the 2020 Hall of Fame class, inducted on Feb. 21.

Cleveland’s Hall Of Fame Welcomes New Members

March 4, 2020

Cleveland welcomed five new inductees, along with an entire team, to its 27-year-old Mel Krause Athl...

Jasmine Estrada-Hernandez, senior, had her art displayed at heART of Portland. Her piece was a painting of a pinata to symbolize her Mexican-American heritage.

Sweet Reward for Cleveland Art Student

December 18, 2019

The HeART of Portland is a Portland Public School tradition, where students in kindergarten through senior year ...

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...

Forging a Future

By James Dryden, Reporter

May 10, 2019

  Cleveland junior Stephen Rautio is using his unique talents to make some incredible weapons. There are certainly some wild professions out there, but one that has almost completely faded out of style is that of the blacksmith. You think of a blacksmith and you see a medieval castle, a person hammering in a forge i...

Amber Starks, Hap Tivey, Mikylah Myers, and Doug Werschkul accept their plaques for distinguished work in their respective fields post graduation from Cleveland High School

Four Cleveland Alumni Awarded Distinguished ‘Order of the Feather’

March 21, 2019

Hap Tivey: Zen Artist   Hap Tivey is a Portland-based contemporary artist. Graduating with the class of 1965, he took advanced classes, was involved in...

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 ...

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...

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...

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