The student-run newspaper of Cleveland High School


The Quest for Better Technology

The Quest for Better Technology

December 5, 2017

  Currently, six Chromebook carts circulate Cleveland for in-class use, but Principal Ayesha Freem...

CHS CARE Club Transforms into a Class

CHS CARE Club Transforms into a Class

October 31, 2017

The Cleveland Alliance for Racial Equity (CARE) Leadership has taken a step forward in their role at...

Second Year, No Contract

Second Year, No Contract

October 10, 2017

Portland Public Schools officials and the Portland Association of Teachers have been unsuccessful in thei...

2017 Asian Pacific Islander Award

By McKenzie Potter-Moen and Jennifer Singh

June 9, 2017

Filed under Education

The Asian Pacific Islander Award hosted its second annual recognition ceremony for a grand total of 23 students from all public high schools in PPS. These awards are given to recognize the marginalized voices that are Asian/ Pacific Islander for the excellence they accord to their community. It is meant to honor their leaders...

Student Complaint Prompts School Review of Sundancer Name

By Ashley Lytle, Editor-in-Chief

May 30, 2017

Filed under Clubs, Education, News, Politics

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, ...

Principal O’Neill is Leaving PPS for Clackamas High School

Principal O’Neill is Leaving PPS for Clackamas High School

April 24, 2017

Just two years ago, Principal Tammy O’Neill took the role of Cleveland’s principal after the retirement ...

Biftu Amin is Selected as Cleveland’s 2017 Rose Princess

April 13, 2017

Senior Biftu Amin was crowned Cleveland’s Rose Princess on March 20, in an afternoon assembly in the...

Culinary Arts Explores Traditions in Food

March 10, 2017

Two years ago, Cleveland introduced a new elective to its roster - a culinary arts class. The course...

The Class of 2017 Facebook Page Heats Up

The Class of 2017 Facebook Page Heats Up

February 26, 2017

More than 120 countries joined together on Feb. 7 to celebrate Safer Internet Day. A day organized b...

A Preview of this Year’s I.B. Extended Essays

By Caroline Diamond, Copy editor

February 18, 2017

Filed under Education, News

The infamous Extended Essay: finally coming to a close. Full I.B. students have spent a year and a half crafting 4,000 word essays that explore a topic of their interest. On Feb. 22, the culminating presentation will occur, in which all full I.B. students will discuss their work with an audience of parents and students. The fo...



February 2, 2017

Following Cleveland’s ninth cancellation of school due to the illustrious “snow-apocalypse,” Portland...

Raphael House Addresses Concerns

By Kira Chan and Jennifer Singh

January 5, 2017

Filed under Education, Health, News

Cleveland students and faculty gathered in the library during flex on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 as The Raphael House of Portland provided an open space to ask questions and learn about sexual assault and consent and how to address it. The Raphael House of Portland describes themselves as a “multi-faceted domestic violence agency de...

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