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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...

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 phone, tablet or computer to check The Compass for the resources needed to answer these questions in the "Links" box on the low...

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.

Breaking News

February 6, 2014

Study states sports positively affect student performance

Cole Boyd, Beginning Journalism Student

January 16, 2014

Filed under CHS Stories, MHS Stories, RPHS Stories, Sports

Common stereotypes are athletes don’t excel academically. But a recent study supports what athletes and coaches have always believed to be true;  sports help students academically. “When you are a student athlete you hav...

RPHS Graduation

Edgar Sanchez, Beginning Journalism Student

June 12, 2013

Filed under Archives

Two hundred sixty-eight  RPHS students graduated June 3 at the Chiles Center at the University of Portland. Five students graduated as valedictorians and 17 graduated as full International Bachelorette (IB) diploma candidates. Eddie...

NCSD students, staff prepare for Finals

Carmen Lukowski, Beginning Journalism Student

June 6, 2013

Filed under Archives

Finals for NCSD high school students will be starting this Friday, June 7 and students are preparing with study guides and reviewing past lessons. It is crucial for students to make sure they are prepared for their final exams,...

How to manage AP summer homework

Jessica Lely, Staff Writer

May 31, 2013

Filed under Features

Summer is quickly approaching which means for incoming AP students, AP teachers are already assigning homework to be completed over the summer. If you are taking an AP class next year, here are some helpful tips on how start a...

Relay for Life

Joe Jesse & Abby Delehant, Beginning Journalism Student

May 31, 2013

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

This year, the North Clackamas Relay for Life, comprised of over 400 participants, attempted to raise their goal of $30,000 to donate to cancer research and treatments. Relay for Life is an annual event sponsored by the American...

Where to eat before prom

Hana Watari, Staff

May 3, 2013

Filed under Features, Proms

Prom is right around the corner and many people are scrambling to find a dress, rent a tux, buy tickets and find what to do before prom. This part is one of the most important. It’s what starts off the night and food plays a...

Things to do this spring

Jessica Lely, Staff

March 15, 2013

Filed under Features

As the winter blues fade away and the sun is bright and shining, it’s time to get ready for the abundance of activities that come with spring. Here are some fun events that will be taking place in and out of the district this...

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