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Sit in for unity draws students and staff

Sit in for unity draws students and staff

Tor Gullholm
November 10, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

Between second lunch and fourth block, students gathered in the commons for a sit in protest. The purpose of the sit in was to make one thing clear: Tigard High School is a place of acceptance and love, and is a school for all students. Principal, Andy Van Fleet gave a short speech at the start of th...

Heard in the halls: students’ reactions to the outcome of the presidential election

Heard in the halls: students’ reactions to the outcome of the presidential election

Collective Effort of "The Paw" Staff
November 9, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

For the most part our students may not be able to cast a vote yet, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have a voice. They definitely had some opinions about the outcome of yesterday’s election. Here is sampling of what they had to say during 2nd lunch today. “The American population is challenged and do...

Moore brings engineering electives to junior hall

Moore brings engineering electives to junior hall

Evan Riley
October 16, 2016
Filed under News

Based on student input, new STEM elective classes were introduced this year. Two of these new classes are taught by Kristina Moore who is new to the district this year. Moore has a degree in electrical engineering working for both the Navy and the Oracle Corporation prior to becoming a teacher. She ...

A look at this election’s third-party options

Caleigh Smith
October 8, 2016
Filed under News

With all of the news and controversy surrounding the two main parties of this presidential race, many people seem to miss the details of the other third party candidates on the ballot. Based on various polls, interviews, and more, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are by far the most disliked president...

Band plays on through the storm

Band plays on through the storm

Eddie Bednarek
October 7, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories, Video

The THS marching band started their season very strong with an extremely successful competition at the Pacific Coast Invitational at Sprague High School on Oct. 1. Marching band competitions are divided into two portions. In preliminary competition, bands are divided into three classes based on the...

Back to School Assembly welcomes new and returning Tigers

Back to School Assembly welcomes new and returning Tigers

Emma Aldrich
September 25, 2016
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  Leadership welcomed back the student body with an exciting and interactive “Back to School” Assembly on Sept. 9. The assembly was full of performances and a sneak peek at Tigard's leadership team. ASB Assemblies leader, Megan Priaulx and her committee organized the assembly to bring the st...

MEChA bonds with other area chapters

MEChA bonds with other area chapters

Carla Gonzalez
May 24, 2016
Filed under News

MEChA is a Chicano student movement on a mission to spread cultural awareness; however, the club welcomes anyone and everyone working towards that same goal. On April 31 the MEChA club headed to their annual statewide conference at Gresham High School. At this conference all the MEChA chapters of the...

Cara Filler touches THS with her story

Francesca Bazzo
May 23, 2016
Filed under News

On May 20 Tigard High School hosted an assembly to educate students to prevent car accidents. Prom 2016 is right around the corner, and it’s one of the most important events of the whole year. Graduation is also extremely close, and with it grad parties are too. Those are really fun events, but...

Academic Pride Assembly honors students

Academic Pride Assembly honors students

Juliette Tisseur and Allegra Wesson
May 6, 2016
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On Friday, April 29 the Academic Pride Assembly signified the end of Academic Week, celebrated students who won awards and entertained with a couple other events like the Brain Bowl and science experiments from IB chemistry students. Jordan Samuels kicked off the assembly with the reverberating...

Tualatin High School speaks up with #GirlsWithGuts

Tualatin High School speaks up with #GirlsWithGuts

Hannah Curry and Tor Gullholm
May 6, 2016
Filed under News

According to Rape Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN), 97 out of every 100 rapists walk away from their victims without spending any time in jail. A majority of rape victims keep to themselves when attacked because when brave ones that speak up say something, they often get shut down. Former...

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