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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...

Auditions for fall play ‘Almost, Maine’

Hayley Merrick, Staff Writer
September 18, 2011
Filed under News

Auditions for Almost, Maine will take place on Monday, Sept. 19 in the auditorium. To audition, sign up for a time slot on the bulletin board in the auditorium and prepare a 1 minute monologue. Almost, Maine will be running Nov 17, 18, 19; as well as Dec 1, 2 and 3.

Free food at the Cultural Meet ‘n’ Eat at Cook Park next Friday

Emily Pfeiffer, Staff Writer
September 15, 2011
Filed under News

Every year Tigard high school holds a free Cultural Meet 'n' Eat for all students. The Cultural Meet and Eat is an opportunity for all students to become more aware of other cultures and to become more connected as a student body. The event is put together by Multi Cultural Coordinator Mrs. Rivera. The...

Are you ready for this?

Emma Johnson, Staff Writer
September 9, 2011
Filed under News

The Welcome Back Assembly started out with a performance of the National Anthem. Siblings EJ and Shannon Dela Cruz harmonized for a screaming crowd ready with their praise. Next was a homemade video by two junior friends who showed their undying love for eachother. There was beach time, romantic football,...

Principal explains zero-tolerance harassment policy at individual class meetings

Amanda Lam, Staff Writer
September 8, 2011
Filed under News

Today Principal Mark Neffendorf addressed each class separately in the Auditorium to give his traditional class meetings. His main point was to explain to the students that harassment of any kind will not be tolerated, but also included a few jokes to lighten the mood. Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors...

Publications students rewarded for their hard work

Nancy Mayer, Adviser
September 8, 2011
Filed under News

For the third year in a row, the Tiger yearbook has won a silver medal from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. While the kids are hungry for the gold, a silver medal still means the yearbook is one of the best in the United States. In addition, both HiSpots (our print newspaper) and the yearbook...

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