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Trail Blazers stand 3-1 in playoffs series

Rebecca Ramirez, staff writer
April 28, 2014
Filed under Features

Last night the Portland Trail Blazers won their third game against the Houston Rockets, making the score for this playoff series a lucky 3-1. The Trail Blazers began the series on Sunday, April 20, and have been busy breaking records since then. Lamarcus Aldridge scored an average of 44.5 points dur...

How to ace the ACT

How to ace the ACT

Tate Watson, Staff Writer
April 21, 2014
Filed under Features, Uncategorized

On Wednesday April 23rd the halls will be more somber than they usually are, due to the numerous tests that will be taking place (ACT for juniors and PLAN for the lowerclassmen). Instead of kids lounging around four corners before class, they’ll be rushing to find a pencil sharpener that will make th...

How to make the final college decision

How to make the final college decision

Tate Watson, Staff Writer
April 21, 2014
Filed under Features

As a high school senior during the last couple months of high school, it seems like the number one and sometimes the only thing people want to know is “where are you going to school next year?” For those who have already made their decision a long time ago, this question brings excitement and stories ...

THS Key Club spreads care to the world

Rebecca Ramirez, staff writer
April 17, 2014
Filed under Features

Every 4.6 seconds a child dies from a preventable disease. This is just one of the astonishing facts that Medical Teams International aims to educate their visitors about. Tigard’s Key Club has joined forces with Medical Teams International to assist with the team’s medical facilities that send...

Tigard’s still got talent

Rebecca Ramirez, Staff Writer
April 15, 2014
Filed under Features

This year's round of Tigard's Got Talent showcased a vast range of skills; from yoyo tricks to tap dancing, the performers had it all. Tigard teachers Joe Dessert and Kristi Latimer were the judges of the talent show, and when the performances were through the two judges were faced with the challenge...

THS senior Bryan Berg named Pacific Conference Player of the Year

Rebecca Ramirez, Staff Writer
March 17, 2014
Filed under Features

After leading the Tigard boys basketball team to the second round of playoffs, senior Bryan Berg was named the Pacific Conference Player of the Year. This title is awarded to players who are not only a skilled player but also a team leader. Berg is the third consecutive boy from Tigard to be named Pla...

2014 Guitar Concert showcases talents of THS musicians

Rebecca Ramirez, staff writer
March 6, 2014
Filed under Features

The Tigard High guitar program showcased 18 guitar students who performed songs ranging from Led Zeppelin to Jack Johnson at the 2014 Guitar Concert. Guitar student teacher Ian Stephens introduced the first performers and the rest of the show went on led by the students. The concert began with the so...

Nailed It

Nailed It

Tate Watson, Staff Writer
February 28, 2014
Filed under Features

As the winter weather makes it’s way out and starts to welcome spring, what better way to express the changing season than on your nails? The conclusion of New York Fashion Week always brings new colors and trends for manicures. Here are the tops tricks and trends to help you celebrate the season a...

Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics come to a close

Rebecca Ramirez, Staff Writer
February 25, 2014
Filed under Features

The 16 day event of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics finally came to a close last night. NBC aired the closing ceremony on Sunday Feb. 23, leaving various impacts on viewers. “I cried when they ended,” said junior Hannah Fullmer. The closing ceremony contained fireworks, a light show, dancers, an...

USA goes for the gold at Sochi

Rebecca Ramirez, Staff Writer
February 19, 2014
Filed under Features

As the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics continue, USA fights for a spot near the top for gold medal count. USA is currently tied with the Netherlands with 6 gold medals, and has a total of 20 medals. The first gold medal of Sochi was won by Sage Kotsenburg, 20, in the first ever olympic slope style ski compe...