The Cardinal Times

PPS changes use of JUULs at school to an automatic suspension

Oscar Harold

October 29, 2018

Filed under News, Student Life

Juul, an E-cigarette, is a 15 billion dollar company and over the past two years has become an essential school supply to many students, along with other popular E-Cig brands like the Sauron Drop or Phix. In Oregon, the mini...

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Former teacher loses teaching license due to sexual misconduct

Sagarika Ramachandran and Kayla Rae

September 20, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Former social studies and Constitution Team teacher, George Ten Eyck, had his Educator license revoked this summer by the Teachers Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC) for sexual misconduct with students. Both The Oreg...

Fall Sports Suspended Due to Wildfire Smoke

Cole Pressler

September 20, 2018

Filed under Features, News, Sports, Student Life

For the second straight year, wildfire smoke has interfered with fall sports practices in Portland. Firefighters across the Western US have been battling dozens of large fires which, as of Sept. 14, include 236,401 acres of ...

A recap of the last four years…

Wyatt Lincoln and Reese Nelson

May 30, 2018

Filed under Features, Seniors, Student Life

2014-15 June: Rio World Cup February: Ebola outbreak June: same sex marriage is legalized in all 50 states August 9: Michael Brown shooting August 11: Death of Robin Williams Flappy Bird removed from the App Store Relea...

Understanding the 60 day rule

Angela Mashroutechi

May 11, 2018

Filed under Features, Student Life

Since April, posters have been up on the walls around school about the “60 day rule.”  The 60 day rule is also known as “the commencement disqualification rule: [it] requires that seniors be disqualified from participation in...

Clean Label Initiative aims to provide students with healthy food

Archie Barnes

May 9, 2018

Filed under Features, Student Life

Questions some students ask themselves about school lunch are where did this come from? What’s in it? For the past six years, PPS's Clean Label Initiative has been working to increase the quality of food in school lunches by...

Are locked doors over the top?

Evan Reynolds

May 8, 2018

Filed under Features, Student Life

Imagine being held up in line at Starbucks for a few minutes too long, running the risk of being late to class. Sprinting to the building and attempting to enter, a frightening discovery is made: the door is locked! Shock! Horr...

A dream college might mean nightmare debt

Ama Allen

May 8, 2018

Filed under Features, Student Life

Young inexperienced teens often feel pressure to attend expensive private universities. While some students may be accepted to a “dream college,” they may not know how they will finance it. Loans are often an option. ...