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The North Korean Threat

Luke Nearwood and Alex Wacker

November 14, 2017

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, News, Top Stories

  Over the last seventy years, North Korea has continued to expand their nuclear knowledge and weaponry. Today, North Korea is believed to have around one-thousand ballistic missiles. Some of which can potentially reach...

Counselor Chosen From MHS

Shelby Schrein, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2017

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, News

Roberto Aguilar, Oregon’s Counselor of the Year, has one of the hardest jobs a human can do in education and this Milwaukie counselor has exceeded the job itself. It takes a special type of person to deal with real people and th...

North Clackamas DACA Policies

Rosalie Mitchell and Kerryann Heyberger

November 9, 2017

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, News, SSC Stories

The current political climate has proven itself to be extremely volatile, garnering disapproval from much of the population. Government decisions are affecting people daily, but two policies currently discussed will heavily affect o...

The Curse Ends For The Kingsmen

Henry Parker and Marissa Bradshaw

November 9, 2017

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, News

Every year at Rex Putnam High School, hundreds of students participate in the legendary RPHS homecoming week. The thing that sets this celebration apart from the way most schools do homecoming is the after party. An average h...

Little Blue Whale

Shelby Schrein and Jasmine Noe

October 31, 2017

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, Features, News, SSC Stories

Beth Ferry pens a tale for children while teacher Lisa Mundorff creates the characters for a new book being released this month.  The two women were brought together by their agent to make a book aimed at children.. Litt...

Guns In America

Sedona Lofton, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2017

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, News

  Gun violence has been a major issue across the country since the late 80’s and early 90’s. Between 2001 and 2011, 11,385 people died from firearms. Yet the estimated amount of guns in the U.S. is 3 million, one third of the American population. 35 to 42 percent o...

Clackamas Board Visits SSC

Publisher

October 23, 2017

Filed under News, SSC Stories

Clackamas County Commissioners Jim Bernard and Ken Humberston, along with the County Administrator and other staff, toured the Sabin-Schellenberg Professional Center Monday morning.   The tour focused on the Broadcasting...

Freshman Chosen As Editor In Chief

Publisher

October 23, 2017

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, News, The Compass Information, Top Stories

Ruby Webb has been named the Editor-In-Chief of the Compass Online Newspaper for the North Clackamas School District. The Milwaukie High School freshman will be managing the staff of 25 during the 2017-18 school year.   This...

Gorge Fire Update

Bryndon Campbell, Reporter

October 23, 2017

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, News, Top Stories

“Throwing a firework into an area that’s tinder dry is not a sound decision.” says Jonathan Scheirman, with Clackamas Fire District 1, Station 15. Scheirman spent nine days on the front lines of the fire as an inc...

NFL Protests

Henry Parker, Reporter

October 23, 2017

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, News

In the NFL many football players are protesting police brutality by kneeling during the National Anthem. There’s a lot of disagreement on the issue, and it seems very polarizing. Many news outlets have reported on the situation,...

Looking In The Mirror

Alex Wacker

October 23, 2017

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, News

Most Oregonians may agree that there are certain advantages and disadvantages to being a specific race. Whether that be the way you’re talked to, the likelihood of you being arrested, or many other inequalities. However, a p...

Burn, Baby, Burn

Ruby Webb, Editor-In-Chief

October 23, 2017

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, News

Unidentified teen starts a forest fire on national land in Oregon causing schools to close.   Of the many Oregon acres of forest land on State-National lands, 48,800 of it is burned to black this year. In the State of beav...

Judging Chicken Nuggets

Staff

October 20, 2017

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, CHS Stories, News, SSC Stories

Clackamas High Senior Josue Andrade is traveling to Indianapolis, Indiana this week to compete with over 200 students who are expected to showcase their understanding of chickens, eggs, and nuggets.  The competition, part...

NCSD response to DACA

NCSD response to DACA

September 8, 2017

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