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Not-so-holiday movies out Christmas Day

Not-so-holiday movies out Christmas Day

Maddie Fiorante, Staff Writer
December 21, 2013
Filed under Features

Traditions are so widely celebrated during the holidays, we dedicate songs, food, movies, and more to them. Festive or not, opening movies featured at cinema theatres on Christmas Day become packed as families come to spend the day together. Fit for all ages is The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, direc...

Hot list Christmas gifts

Hot list Christmas gifts

Caitlin Britch, Staff Writer
December 20, 2013
Filed under Features

Your guide to popular and most wanted gifts for the holidays Your mom, your dad, your friends, your lover: there’s a lot of gifts to give! But what do you surprise people on your list with? With sites such as Amazon, eBay, and etsy, shoppers have the capability to generously gift at their fingertips. Wh...

Christmas traditions around the world

Elisabeth White, Staff Writer
December 18, 2013
Filed under Features

In America, many cultures celebrate many different holidays, such as Christmas, Kwanzaa, and Hanukkah. However, most Americans and most countries celebrate Christmas. Americans have a lot of Christmas traditions, but other countries have traditions of their own, such as France, Australia and Egypt. ...

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...

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