The Beginning of the End of Portland Smokepocalypse

The Beginning of the End of Portland Smokepocalypse

September 19, 2020

The evening of September seventeenth a lightning storm woke Portlanders across the city with characteri...

What’s Cookin’ : March Edition

Step 6. Mix and enjoy!

By Lena Tinker, Arts&Life Editor

March 9, 2020

“What’s Cookin” is our newest monthly column in which your Clarion staff will share old and new re...

Tamanawas Falls

December 10, 2019

I wake up late in the morning  and drink tea to help wipe away the drowsiness and goo over my eyelids. Once I drain my cup and gaze at the bits of tea leaves stuck to the bottom of the mug I pull wool socks over my feet and head out the door.    Leaves crunch under my boots as I slog out to the car and my mind wanders alo...

What’s Going On With Vaping?

By Ally Keefe and Sylvia Strupp

October 28, 2019

Photo Credit: Jordan Sindelar Vaping may not be a recent thing, but information on people getting sick and dying from it is. As of Oct. 18, the death total is 33 in the United States, but many more have gotten sick―right now, over a thousand cases of vape-related lung injury have been confirmed in 49 states and one U.S. territor...

A Short Guide to Sustainable Eating

A Short Guide to Sustainable Eating

By Elizabeth Long, Reporter

May 24, 2019

Summer is the optimal time to make changes in life, and food consumption. But it's hard to know how “su...

Clocker: The Self Care Locker

Clocker the self care locker

By Lena Tinker, Reporter

April 10, 2019

Self-care industries have been popping up all over America as the radical notion of self-love has swept t...

Being Mindful: A Class, An Attitude, A Lifestyle

Being Mindful: A Class, An Attitude, A Lifestyle

By Nicolas Brown, reporter

February 7, 2019

It is not widely known, but there is a class about mindfulness at Cleveland. What’s that? According to its...

Portland Students and Activists Converge to Build Consent Culture

By Mirabella Miller, Editor in Chief

January 15, 2019

Over the last few months, students, activists, and organizations from all over the Portland community had been working toward a common goal: hosting an event that educates about the importance of consent culture and how to achieve it. The result of countless hours of preparation and planning was the Consent Convergence on Nov....

Michelle and Abby sort and clean a recycling bin as members of the band prepare for the Winter Music Assembly.

Work Ready

December 12, 2018

Students in Elizabeth DuBois’ special education classroom spend their Tuesday and Thursday afternoons...

Students can now safely drink from several fixtures around the building.

Water Fountains Are Coming Back On

October 31, 2018

For the first time since 2016, Cleveland students may finally be able to drink from water fountains i...

Confidential Advocates to Begin Serving Cleveland Community

By Mirabella Miller, Reporter

May 8, 2018

Confidential Advocates (CA’s) from the Raphael House and Volunteers of America have finally received approval to begin advocacy services at Cleveland. The CA’s, Julia Noble from the Raphael House and Pamela Zigo from Volunteers of America, are set to officially begin serving the Cleveland community on April 10. They wil...

Confidential Advocates Julia Noble (left) from the Raphael House and Pamela Zigo from the Volunteers of America have been given the green light to help teens on campus. They will hold regular office hours starting April 10.

Cleveland Welcomes “Confidential Advocates”

April 11, 2018

“[The program] is controversial in some regards because there is no precedent for having people who are not mandatory reporters in schools,” said Cleveland social worker Kate Allen. “I find it exciting that PPS has ability to show leadership in a new way, to really support young people.”

The student-run newspaper of Cleveland High School