Interim Principal Paul Cook settles in to his old post

Principal Cook smiling at his desk

By Nate Davis, Reporter

March 4, 2020

Leo Lawyer shocked the school by announcing his sudden resignation during a staff meeting held before sch...

U.S. Students Fall Behind International Assessment

By Sylvia Strupp, Reporter

March 4, 2020

In the few weeks since Dec. 3, US news outlets were reporting dire news over the future of our students. The reason? An international test showed that US students scores were plateauing and the economic class gap in scores had widened. A little over a year ago, students around the world were given a test called the Progr...

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...

An Early Look At Cleveland’s Future Face

By Sylvia Strupp, Reporter

March 2, 2020

The Cleveland remodel project is taking its first steps, and revealed the conceptual renderings of what the high school could look like at its Conceptual Master Planning Committee meeting on Dec. 9 in the library. The committee outlined in this conceptual stage that they are working out the loose, bare design of the school, ...

Students Vote For Rose Festival Princess

Pearl Cook and Zoey Weesner at the Rose Princess Assembly

By Yanling Joslin, Reporter

February 27, 2020

It’s that time of year when schools in the greater Portland metro area choose  young women to represe...

New Safety Measures

By Rael Wendrow, Reporter

February 14, 2020

Prior to winter break, everyone has seen men in orange installing speakers around the school. They’ve been placed in the hallways, auditorium, cafeteria, and even the bathrooms in order to help alert students and staff for emergencies, drills and announcements outside of the classroom. “One of the challenges that we have right ...

Principal Lawyer Resigns

By Patrick Brown, reporter

February 12, 2020

Leo Lawyer, Cleveland High School’s principal, announced his resignation today, ending a brief tenure at the Southeast Portland high school. Lawyer, hired in June, 2019 from Neah-Kah-Nie Middle School, announced his resignation via letter Wednesday morning. While he didn’t give an explicit reason for the resignation, he expr...

CHS Gives Back assembly. Laurel Cameron pies math teacher Erik Running.

Cleveland Gives Back

February 6, 2020

One of the most prolific charity programs that we have at school is CHS Gives Back, an initiative to ra...

First Pokemon Game On Console Is Out!

First Pokemon Game On Console Is Out!

January 14, 2020

Pokemon Sword & Shield is out! read about the new adventure.

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...

NWGSD president Ali King

NWGSD Career Talk

December 12, 2019

You may not have heard of Nasty Women Get S--- Done (NWGSD), but you’ve probably seen an “In Our Amer...

Mr. Nims after his interview


December 10, 2019

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced an impeachment inquiry Sept. 24. The reason fo...

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