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Assembly peps up students for Tualatin game

Assembly peps up students for Tualatin game

Teddi Faller, Staff Writer
October 7, 2011
Filed under News

Leadership rallied everyone together for the pep assembly about the Tigard v. Tualatin football game Oct. 7. The cheerleaders opened with a dance to Lady Gaga's "Edge of Glory". Then senior Valeria Vila sang the national anthem. It was a little rocky in the beginning, but she quickly laughed it off...

Library sells used books and other media in Book Sale

Library sells used books and other media in Book Sale

Anna Roberts, Staff Writer
October 5, 2011
Filed under News, Top Stories

The Tigard Library is having a book sale Friday Oct. 7 and Saturday Oct. 8 in the Community Room. Friday it starts at 9 a.m. and goes until 5 p.m. Saturday it starts at 9 a.m. and goes until 3 p.m. Hardbacks are two dollars, softcovers are one dollar. If that's too expensive, paperbacks are only...

The babies are back

The babies are back

Sophie Peterson, Staff Writer
October 1, 2011
Filed under News, Top Stories

As you may have already noticed, the extremely creepy yet somehow cute fake babies are back! Mr. Hummel’s Health 2 students are given the option (don’t worry baby-haters, this assignment isn’t required) to take care of these amazingly realistic robot-babies for 50 extra credit points. The Real...

‘Above the Influence’

‘Above the Influence’

Raymond Corral, HiSpots Design Editor
September 29, 2011
Filed under News, Top Stories

Stop Tigard Underage Drinking Club (STUD) will be hosting an "Above the Influence" contest. Anyone will have the chance to enter a drawing, painting or picture that will demonstrate being "above the influence" and relate to the anti-drug campaign. It must be school appropriate. STUD will disqualify...

Get signed up for your PSAT

Sophie Peterson, Staff Writer
September 25, 2011
Filed under News

As we all know, it takes a lot to get into college these days, including good SAT scores. Luckily, pre-SATs are being offered at Tigard High. The PSATs are open to sophomores and juniors who are interested in getting a head start on those daunting SATs. This year, the test will only cost $25 as...

Facebook users don’t ‘like’ changes

Facebook users don’t ‘like’ changes

Emily Pfeiffer, Staff Writer
September 22, 2011
Filed under News

In the past six months, Facebook has added many advancements to their website. One of the most recent advancements has been the new chat system. The new chat now separates your online friends into two different sections. In the upper portion of your chat sidebar, it shows people with whom you chat the...

Tigard Rotary Club gets ready to send students abroad

Tigard Rotary Club gets ready to send students abroad

Jamie Burgess, Staff Writer
September 22, 2011
Filed under News

Every year, Tigard High School welcomes students from all around the world. They come from tons of different places to learn about American culture and schooling. But, have you ever thought of going to visit their schools? The Rotary Club of Tigard is getting ready to take a look at our students and...

International Baccalaureate Information Night is back

International Baccalaureate Information Night is back

Sophie Peterson, Staff Writer
September 21, 2011
Filed under News

International Baccalaureate (I.B.) Night is sneaking up on us already. For all of you aspiring to get an I.B. Diploma, listen up! I.B. Night will held on Wednesday, Sept 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the library. Families of juniors and sophomores are encouraged to attend if their student is interested in the...

Back to School Night this week

Back to School Night this week

Jamie Burgess, Staff Writer
September 20, 2011
Filed under News

It’s the beginning of the year and that means Back to School Night! Parents will have the chance to meet teachers and learn about their curriculum. Some teachers are looking forward to seeing how parents deal with things that students do on a daily basis, such as maneuvering around the hallways and...

THS Marching Band starts the 2011 season

Jamie Burgess, Staff Writer
September 19, 2011
Filed under News, Poplife

For the past few years, the Tigard High School Marching Band has proved to be entertaining as well as talented. Last year they won first place at state in the class A division and are praised for their wonderfully funny and creative shows.  During half-time at the first football home game, the band...