The Compass

School Success and Attendance

Dayo Babatunde

December 11, 2018

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, Features, Top Stories

The North Clackamas School District is a very good school district for kids to learn as they are one the very best districts in the state in terms of dropout rate. Although the district provides their students with all the nee...

New Program Changes the Life of a Teen Parent

Chloe Wygal, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2018

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, Features

Nayeli has a longer, more difficult day than most high school students. While they’re hitting the snooze button, Nayeli is busy making her best effort to get out of the house with two people: herself, and her eight month old...

Do Extracurriculars Affect Grades?

Sasha Neilson

December 7, 2018

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories

Many students attending North Clackamas Schools participate in extracurricular activities including sports, music, dance, and more. Statistics show that students who participate in extracurriculars may do better in school, showin...

Oregon Ranked Worst in US for Mental Health

Isabelle Silva

December 7, 2018

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories

1 in 4 people has a mental health issue. Out of all 50 states, Oregon is ranked the lowest and the worst at recognizing mental health issues and providing adequate treatment. Oregon has very few psychiatrists, social workers, ...

Classes They Have and Have Had: MHS Courses

Luna Warren

December 7, 2018

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories

Milwaukie High School has educated students for over a hundred years. As generations of Mustangs have passed through, the school has gone through changes in many areas, including curriculum. The classes offered are constantly ...

What Makes a Good Teacher?

Finley Dibert-Burgwin

December 7, 2018

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories

Teachers have a huge impact on our lives whether we realize it or not. They have the power to make us look forward to class or do everything we can to avoid it. So, what qualities do certain teachers possess that make students enjo...

Hunger and Crisis During the Holidays

Cassandra Roshu

December 7, 2018

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories

  Crisis during the holidays has been an everlasting issue for families across the globe, including ones in the North Clackamas District. Many students anticipate the school break that comes with the season, but for those ...

How Students Prepare For College, Work, And do Well in School

McKenna Weaver

December 7, 2018

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories

Going to school for 7 hours a day, working a part-time job, maintaining good grades, doing extra curricular activities, having a social life, and preparing for college seems like a strenuous never- ending task. Many often wonder ...

Tension Rises with Climate Change

Peter Olden

December 7, 2018

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories

Climate change is the reality that isn’t going away and will follow humans for as long as they exist. Earth’s climate is changing faster than any point in history of modern civilization, and according to scientist’s it i...

Tension Rises with Climate Change

Peter Olden, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, Features, MHS Stories, News, Top Stories

Climate change is a reality that isn’t going away and will follow humans for as long as they exist. Earth’s climate is changing faster than any point in the history of modern civilization, and according to scientist’s it...

How Students Prepare For College, Work, And do Well in School

McKenna Weaver, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, Features

Going to school for 7 hours a day, working a part-time job, maintaining good grades, doing extracurricular activities, having a social life, and preparing for college seems like a strenuous never-ending task. Many often wonder...

Lew Frederick: An Oregon State Senate’s Perspective on Life

Cassandra Roshu, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, Features

Lew Frederick, a member of the Oregon Senate from the 22nd district serving in the Oregon legislature, believes that living a successful life means to have made things better for the generations that come after him. Many of his...

How the NCSD Levy will affect schools

Fiona Wagner, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, News

              Mitzi Bauer in an interview with KNCB news on the Levy This November, voters will decide on a number of important measures, such as The North Clackamas School ...

Milwaukie Construction: Are the Pods Safe?

Sasha Neilson, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2018

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, Features, MHS Stories

Milwaukie High School, otherwise known as "Modwaukie," is currently undergoing a full reconstruction. As the school year continues, there have been growing student concerns about safety and the future of the school. Located on the f...

School and Teens

School and Teens

May 4, 2018

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