• Congressman Kurt Schrader Talks About Impeachment Inquiry to the Compass Wednesday.
  • Congressman Kurt Schrader Talks About Impeachment Inquiry to Compass Wednesday.

The Compass

Students of Color

Zion Mesfin, Faith Stutzman, and Serena Mason

December 11, 2019

On May 17, 1954, one of the most monumental supreme court rulings was made. It was the day when segregation was made illegal in schools. Since then students of color have had to face new obstacles, many of which go unnoticed. Fro...

Is Summer School A Crutch in North Clackamas?

Natalia Godoy, Sunny Urben, Ashton Hooper, and Hana Newcomb

November 18, 2019

The rising attendance of summer school in the North Clackamas School District has been a consistent issue for years. Whether it be due to the shorter schedule or smaller classes, students have begun to flock to summer school rathe...

Social Media: A Cheater’s Paradise

Lacey Joseph, Senior News Reporter

November 15, 2019

Social Media is something this generation uses on a daily basis. Many teens spend a massive amount of time, give lots of attention and even spend tons of money on sites for gaming, dating, and other interests. Students are solely d...

STD Crisis Outbreak

Claire Gosson and Lacey Joseph

October 31, 2019

Health officials have recently raised alarm about the STD crisis in the United States. Cases of gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis have risen significantly resulting in 2.4 million infections diagnosed this last year alone. Since the...

Hate On Instagram

Salina Thongsisavath, Reporter

October 25, 2019

Cyberbullying is nothing new to the world. Every teenager has some sort of social media app downloaded to their phone. Whether it’s to text their friends, share photos, or reconnect with family members, teenagers have their e...

The Message Sent By Trisha Paytas

October 25, 2019

Recently, a YouTube star by the name of Trisha Paytas made a video claiming she was Transgender (FTM). While most people try to respect and support everyone, her “coming out” wasn’t convincing. This is what Clackamas High Sch...

Feeling Safe in the Learning Place

Jayden Trawick-Junta, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2019

The national conversation about racism continues across the country.  But, how are students communicating and reacting to the issues related to discrimination and other impacts of racism? Some Rex Putnam High School students...

Republicans and The President

Ruby Oakes Oatfield, Reporter

October 24, 2019

President Donald Trump has had quite a bit of attention drawn to him during his term in office, especially these past few months. If you read or watch any news you have probably heard many Democratic opinions on Trump, but what abo...

Climate Change Walkout

Climate Change Walkout

September 20, 2019

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