The Compass

Education Funding Matters Rally

Advanced Journalism, Senior Reporters

May 7, 2019

Filed under News, Top Stories

Hundreds of teachers across the state of Oregon will be absent from their classrooms tomorrow. Instead of teaching, they will be rallying for better school funding, more staff, and additional resources within their school districts. ...

SSC DECA Student Takes Top Award

Ruby Webb, Editor-in-Chief

May 2, 2019

Filed under News, Top Stories

Annika Marshall, a senior from Clackamas High School and first year DECA member has taken 1st Place Overall in the Human Resources Management category at the national DECA competition in Orlando, Florida.   Marshall...

Showdown to May 8th

Miles Mingo, Reporter

April 29, 2019

Filed under News, Top Stories

On February 18th, 2019, 2500 educators in the state of Oregon marched in Salem demanding for better school funding. On April 4th, the Joint Committee for Student Success gave an answer with an investment plan that would cover early edu...

The Tragedies Continue

Venessa Theonia, Reporter

April 29, 2019

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, News, Top Stories

Since the 9/11 tragedy, Islamophobia has reigned over the United States. The situation is made worse with the constant violence portrayed in the news. For instance, the most recent one, the Sri Lanka church bombing that drew ...

Sex Trafficking in Oregon

Sex Trafficking in Oregon

January 29, 2019

Ending the Shutdown Before the Next One Begins

Kayla Ingraham, Reporter

January 29, 2019

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, News, Top Stories

On December 22, 2018, the United States went into its longest, and ongoing, government shutdown. Passing up the 21-day shutdown of 1995-1996, and there's no sign of the shutdown coming to a close any time soon. Members of t...

Housing vs. Income Crisis in Milwaukie Affecting Students

Sasha Nielson, Reporter

January 29, 2019

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, News, Top Stories

The discrepancy between housing prices and income is seen as an issue primarily affecting adults, but children and teens are widely affected by this issue as well. The prices of housing, mortgages, and rent in Milwaukie, OR are f...

Students From Over The Sea

Luna delAmor, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2019

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

Many of the foreign exchange students at Milwaukie High School have put a tremendous amount of effort into experiencing what those born in the USA are given freely. The question that comes to mind is, “What has their experience...

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...

Oregon Ranked Worst in US for Mental Health

Isabelle Silva

December 7, 2018

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, Top 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, ...

How Students Prepare For College And Work

McKenna Weaver

December 7, 2018

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, Top 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 ...

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