The Clypian Blog

National Language Exams

National Language Exams for Spanish and French students are being held in March during school.  The exams are an opportunity for students to demonstrate their knowledge by taking the test and scoring in the required percentile to be eligible for an award...

Spring Break Equals Food

Spring Break is a time for many things; to hang out with friends, visit one’s family, and last, but not least, to eat. Oregon is most commonly known for things like having many trees, raining often, and Hells Canyon, but what people...

March Madness

Since 1939, the NCAA D1 [Division 1] Men’s Basketball Championship, known as March Madness, has been one of the most watched sports tournaments. In 2015, the NCAA tournament had an average of 11.3 million total viewers. The single elimination tournament originally hosted...

New Varsity Baseball Coach for the Saxons

This 2017 Baseball season, the Saxons will be welcoming a new head varsity baseball coach to the staff. Max Jesse Price has been an assistant coach and English teacher at North for the past three years. Although Price will be coaching at...

International Day of Happiness

Mar. 20 marks the fifth international day of happiness being celebrated, with the purpose of creating a cheerier world. The intent of World Happiness Day is to create a shift in attitudes all around the world, and make a goal to improve...

Color Wars of 2017

The Color Wars of 2017 was held on Saint Patrick’s day, Mar. 17, was held at 9 a.m. in the main gym.  Color Wars is a South tradition that is held every year.  The war gives all students a chance in participating...

Panic At The Disco Concert

This month, the highly anticipated Panic! At the Disco concert will be held in Portland. With that in mind, The Clypian has put together a playlist of both the band’s hits, and some of their more underappreciated songs for listeners to enjoy....

Artist Spotlight: Clyde McPhatter

A well known tenor of the 1950’s and early 60’s, Clyde McPhatter was known for R&B and doo-wop hits such as “Money Honey” and “A Lover’s Question.” With success as the lead singer of his vocal group the Drifters, and in his...

South Salem Girls Varsity falls to Oregon City 46-54

The Saxons girls basketball team lost to the Oregon City Pioneers to a score of 46-54 at the Chiles Center last night. The Saxons top performer was Evina Westbrook with 25 points 2 assists and 1 block, but was not enough to...

Saxon Girls Basketball Beats Sunset 55-48

Saxon Girls Basketball Beats Sunset 55-48

The Saxons girls basketball team beat the Sunset Apollos 55-48 in last night’s game at the Chiles Center. The Saxons top performer for the game was Evina Westbrook. Westbrook totaled 25 points 4 assists and 1 block to lead the Saxons to...