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Nick Paesler Becomes First Student Representative from Cleveland on PPS Board

Nick Paesler Becomes First Student Representative from Cleveland on PPS Board

June 8, 2018

Filed under Education, News, Politics, Profiles

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

Cleveland Dance Team Officially Changes Name

Cleveland Dance Team Officially Changes Name

June 8, 2018

Exactly one year ago, the Clarion reported that two Native American students brought some concerns about the name of the Cl...

To Assemble or Not to Assemble

By Camilia Saulino, Reporter

June 8, 2018

Filed under Education, News

The bell rings and students flood into the halls and out the doors. Most of them are headed to the assembly, but a few try to escape, hoping no one will notice, only to be escorted back into the crowd by administration waiting on the sidewalk. For a long time, assemblies have been a major part of Cleveland, but, of course, ...

Equity Warriors

Equity Warriors

June 8, 2018

The responsibility for the disparities among our young people rests with adults, not the children.  ...

AVID: Successes in Our School

By Mia Johnson, Reporter

June 8, 2018

Filed under Education, News

    The AVID program celebrated 11 graduating seniors May 15 at a ceremony to honor them for their successes at Cleveland and future plans. Of the 11 students, 10 are going to a four year university and one is taking a gap year. In addition, eight of the students attending college received some sort of scholars...

The Verses of Verselandia

By Mia Johnson, Reporter

June 8, 2018

Filed under Arts, Education, Entertainment, News, Performing Arts

    The night of Wednesday April 11 was Cleveland’s seventh annual Verselandia poetry competition. Held in the library, Verselandia is an opportunity for students to share their art and express their ideas. This year there were 10 competitors with a judging panel comprised of special guests and Jan Watt. Th...

“Earth Day for Environmental Justice”

“Earth Day for Environmental Justice”

April 26, 2018

2018’s Earth Day was extended to an entire “Earth week” for Cleveland. Each weekday starting Monday, A...

IB Art Showcase 2018

By Mia Johnson, Reporter

March 19, 2018

Filed under Arts, Education, Fine Arts, News

  From March 19-23, eight senior IB art students will be showcasing their cumulative two year projects. Students choose a theme for this exhibit, in total creating a portfolio of between 8-12 pieces of art in varying mediums. Each student’s topic is unique and represents their own interests. IB art teacher Ter...

Living in the Era of “Screenagers”

Living in the Era of “Screenagers”

By Lainie Pennington, Copy Editor

March 19, 2018

Filed under Education, News, Technology

It’s a daily occurrence for a teacher to tell their class the common phrase, “Get off your phones!...

Learning to Hear Cleveland’s Deaf Community

Learning to Hear Cleveland’s Deaf Community

February 28, 2018

“What hearing people can do is just try. Acknowledge that they’re there, and have eye contact, an...

Second Year, Finally a Contract

By Mirabella Miller, Reporter

February 23, 2018

Filed under Education, News

Portland Public Schools teachers were without a contract for close to two years. Ultimately, after five days of continuous negotiations, the Portland Association of Teachers (PAT) settled on a tentative contract agreement with PPS in the early morning hours of Jan. 16. This agreement followed various setbacks, changing lead...

Government Now

Government Now

February 21, 2018

Located in Southeast Portland, Cleveland has a reputation for a politically liberal environment, along with...

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