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CHS’ Musical goes to State – at a price

Emily Chan, Editor in Chief

March 28, 2016

Filed under CHS Stories, News, Top Stories

“Once on this Island,” CHS’ fall musical, was only musical to be performed during the Oregon State Thespian Festival on April 1, however they must pay expensive fees to transport their production to Salem. Students will... Read more »

RPHS welcomes new School-Based Health Center on campus

Taylor Hammer, Beginning Journalism Student

January 26, 2016

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, News, RPHS Stories

Thanks to local clinic Outside In, RPHS will open its very first school-based health center on campus, available to students starting Feb. 3rd, on Wednesdays and Fridays. A van will be parked on the property, allowing students... Read more »

SAT changes coming for 2016

Mindy Nguyen, Staff

June 8, 2015

Filed under CHS Stories, MHS Stories, News, RPHS Stories, SSC Stories

The College Board revised the SAT to mirror the ACT’s to gain more test takers. The first, official redesigned SAT will be released March 2016. Since the last SAT revision in 2005, the number of ACT-takers has closed in on... Read more »

Smarter Balance Testing cause controversy for RPHS students

Stephen Brusse, Beginning Journalism Student

June 4, 2015

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, News, RPHS Stories, Top Stories

Oregon’s push for the new Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium test comes with controversies over students opting out and many other challenges for teachers students’ and parents this spring. Students in Oregon this spring... Read more »

AVID to NCSD schools through Nike grant

Mindy Nguyen, Staff

June 1, 2015

Filed under CHS Stories, MHS Stories, News, RPHS Stories

“I’ve been teaching for 20 years. It’s the most excited I’ve ever been,” Michael Freeborn, AVID instructor, said.

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Unity Idol unifies students by voice

Emily Chan, Managing Editor

March 5, 2015

Filed under CHS Stories, News

Update: Joseph Milsark, sophomore, and Sharon Baik, junior, were this year's CHS Unity Idol winners, and received Subway gift cards as their prize. The Finals of Unity Idol were held Mar. 6 in the gym, divided into two as... Read more »

Fun and fundraising continues at Oregon Trail Winterfest

Erika Donn, Staff

March 3, 2015

Filed under CHS Stories, News

“It really warms my heart to see little kids smiling,” Hung Le, Key Club Bulletin Editor, said.

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Breaking Down the Walls leaves little lasting effects

Jake Thiessen, Beginning Journalism

January 21, 2015

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, CHS Stories, MHS Stories, News, RPHS Stories, Top Stories

Three months after Breaking Down the Walls (BDTW) was hosted in NCSD high schools, students felt the intended effects were only temporary. The one-to-three day program allowed students to participate in activities and games... Read more »

MHS celebrates 70th annual Tournament of Plays

Mick Hagland-Skill, Editor-in-Chief

January 14, 2015

Filed under MHS Stories, News

Milwaukie High School will commemorate their 70th annual one-act play festival “Tournament of Plays” (TOP) by battling it out election style on Jan. 15, 16 and 17 at 7 p.m. TOP features four student directed one-act plays.... Read more »

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