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Cleveland Speech And Debate Team Rich in Talent, but Short on Volunteers

By Sylvia Strupp, Reporter

January 7, 2020

Cleveland’s speech and debate team, the Cannibals, coached by John “Gonzo” Gonzales and Matthew Parker, has had no shortage of talent over the past decade. In the last eight years, the Cannibals have won six Oregon School Activities Association speech and debate titles. The team is comprised of three squads (two beginning se...

Cleveland Reacts to Hate Speech Found on Jewish Student Union Posters

(left to right) JSU Co-Presidents Sasha  Birk-Stachon, Maya Cogan, and Jesse Orkin.

By Lainie Pennington and Kira Chan

January 23, 2019

Increased instances of anti-Semitism have sparked discussions around safety and respect in the Cleve...

Period products are now available in the women's and gender neutral bathrooms

Free Period Products Come to Cleveland Bathrooms

October 26, 2018

A part of every woman’s life is her period, and coming with that time of month is the demand for pads...

Club founder Stephanie Singh, on far right, alongside friends Sofia Higgins and Vivi Hurley ready to pass out care packages.

Helping the Homeless

April 26, 2018

Sophomore Stephanie Singh’s club, Helping the Homeless, lived up to its name, as she and several cl...

Speech and Debate: The March to the Championship

Graphic by Lily Beeson-Norwitz

By Lily Beeson-Norwitz, Reporter

December 12, 2017

Defeated by the Lincoln speech and debate team in 2016-2017, the Cleveland Cannibals have already begun th...

Key Club Reaches Further

By Jennifer Singh, Reporter

October 31, 2017

Key Club students are known for their volunteering efforts throughout the Portland community. However, this time the organization got the entire school involved with a project that is giving hope to those who need it most. On Wednesday Oct. 4, every third period Cleveland classroom competed to raise money for KCCP, the Kiwan...

Portland’s Youth Walks to End Slavery

Members of YES walk downtown holding signs and chanting

By Mia Johnson, Reporter

October 25, 2017

On Saturday, Sept. 30, Youth Ending Slavery (YES) held their sixth annual “Walk to End Slavery” in do...

Cleveland's Animal Advocacy Club members Melissa Patterson (Second left), Jayne Frost (Third left), and Macy Jenks (Second Right) pose for a photo at the conference. Photo provided by Macy Jenks.

Animal Advocacy Club Attends Conference in Washington D.C.

October 1, 2017

Three Cleveland students ventured to Washington D.C. over the summer to attend the Animal Rights Natio...

Frosh Elections 2017

By Mia Johnson, Reporter

September 30, 2017

Our incoming class of 2021 eagerly took on high school with a whopping total of 14 candidates running for various student council positions. What a strong way to start off the 2017-18 school year. Five candidates ran independently for class president, along with four vice president candidates and two for both publicity r...

Student Complaint Prompts School Review of Sundancer Name

By Ashley Lytle, Editor-in-Chief

May 30, 2017

The name of the Cleveland dance team--the Sundancers--is in review after a Native American student has stepped forward and asked for it to be changed, calling it appropriation of Native American culture. When sophomore Nia Williamson attended the homecoming assembly this year she was excited, that is until “they announced, ...

Seniors Alexander Baird-Appleton, Jaden Berger, and Lauren Cress

Pigmice is Giving the Community a Push

May 17, 2017

Pigmice, Cleveland’s robotics team, created a brighter future for two young ones. International B...

Mock Trial: Gold and Green teams.

Mock Trial and the Wrap Up

March 16, 2017

Cleveland’s Mock Trial finished their season on Saturday, March 4 with their annual regional competit...

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