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Gifts that give back

Gifts that give back

Tate Watson, Staff Writer
December 16, 2013
Filed under Features

While it’s easy to get caught up in the commercialism of Christmas, Hanukkah, or any other gift giving holiday, take a step away from the hustle and bustle of buying the latest electronic or fashion trend. Instead, give gifts that will not only be a great gift for the people on your list, but ones tha...

Where did these crazy traditions come from?

Maddie Fiorante, Staff Writer
December 12, 2013
Filed under Features

Every year we celebrate the holidays with our favorite traditions. Eating too many cookies, hiding presents around the house, or picking out and decorating your tree… they are customs to look forward to during the season. Some of these cheery activities seem unexplainable, though. What are their mea...

THS choirs perform winter songs at the Holiday Choral Concert

THS choirs perform winter songs at the Holiday Choral Concert

Rebecca Ramirez, staff writer
December 11, 2013
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Seats of the auditorium were filled as the Tigard High choir program celebrated the holiday season with the “Winter Song” holiday choral concert. The evening began with Treble Choir, introduced by emcees junior Jezeth Zaragoza and senior Harrison Herzog. Treble Choir performed three songs includi...

Cold Weather Style Guide

Cold Weather Style Guide

Tate Watson, Staff Writer
December 4, 2013
Filed under Features

As the days get darker and the weather gets colder, looking cute in the morning takes a backseat to the warmth your huge Northface jacket brings. If you’re realizing this is the fourth day in a row you’ve worn the same fuzzy jacket and pair of boots, it’s time to change it up. Looking warm and sta...

Black Friday madness: the top 3 stores to visit

Linh Le, Staff Writer
November 28, 2013
Filed under Features

With countless advertisements on the radio, television, and newspaper, it’s hard to know which store to shop at on Black Friday. It’s also difficult to choose a store that has the best sales such as who really means it when they say “up to 80% off” and items that are money’s-worth. Here are the...

THS parents learn about the effects of social media on their teens

Rebecca Ramirez, Staff Writer
November 27, 2013
Filed under Features

Social media is unavoidable. Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, Tumblr, Reddit, Ask, etc., there are infinite ways to connect with people online. While cyberbullying is not statistically on the rise, there are still cases that affect students at Tigard High. Technology Night was held for parents ...

A new way to top off your Thanksgiving meal

Elisabeth White, Staff Writer
November 27, 2013
Filed under Features

  Thanksgiving is a holiday that is all about the food, but what about dessert? Most people have pumpkin pie, but that is just a basic Thanksgiving dessert. These are some Thanksgiving desserts to spice up your Thanksgiving meal. If it is hard to part with pumpkin pie, but you want to make you...

Remembering JFK – 50th Anniversary of the Assassination

Remembering JFK – 50th Anniversary of the Assassination

Linh Le, Staff Writer
November 22, 2013
Filed under Features

“My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” These are the unforgettable words said by John Fitzgerald Kennedy, America’s youngest man to ever be elected president. And the youngest to die in office. In 1963, Kennedy was trying to mend ...

The trend growing on us

The trend growing on us

Maddie Fiorante, Staff Writer
November 12, 2013
Filed under Features

Pack up the pumpkins and start browsing for Thanksgiving recipes, the month of November is upon us! Most associate the cooling air and holiday decorations with aspects such as less school, more food, and the beginning of sweater weather. An alternative feature of this particular month, however, is th...

Coffee: a brewed awakening

Coffee: a brewed awakening

Linh Le, Staff Writer
November 12, 2013
Filed under Features

Nowadays, most high schoolers get their main source of energy from a cup of coffee. With just one sip, they have enough drive to start the school day. There have been myths saying that coffee isn't good for a person's health because of the large amounts of caffeine in the beverage. That's not entirely...

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