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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 ...

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...

North Clackamas School District Levy

November 6, 2018

Filed under News, Top Stories

The NCSD Levy as of the midpoint of the midterm election is passing. If passed the Levy would provide funding for 170 teaching options and a full school year for all schools in North Clackamas area. It would also provide an estimated...

2018 Oregon Governors Race – Midway Point

November 6, 2018

Filed under News, Top Stories

As we reach the halfway point in the midterm elections of 2018, Kate Brown for the Democratic Party is at 50% with 669,466 votes. Coming in at a very close second is Knute Buehler from the Republican Party with 44.2% and 591,739...

Breaking News – Projection For The House And Senate

Shelby Schrein, Publisher

November 6, 2018

Filed under News, Top Stories

The Projection live from CNN is that the Democratic Party will take over the House Of Representatives and the Republican Party will remain in control of the Senate.

Clackamas High Lockout

Clackamas High Lockout

September 24, 2018

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