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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... 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 »

Inclement weather

November 14, 2014

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

Ever wonder whether the weather has closed school or resulted in power outages? Use your smart... Read more »

Schools closed Nov. 13

Mick Hangland-Skill, Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2014

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

NCSD announced this morning all schools will be closed today, Nov. 13. For more information, click here.

Students, staff return to classrooms following smoke

Mick Hangland-Skill, Editor-in-Chief

November 12, 2014

Filed under MHS Stories, News

MHS students and staff have returned to their classrooms after smoke filled the first floor early this morning. According to an email sent from administration, a fan belt malfunctioned in the heating system and caused the... Read more »