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A season of change

Zach Otto
October 1, 2015
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Many changes have come to Tigard High School as we get into this new year. “We’re not changing a lot; we’re just improving what we know we do well,” said new Principal, Mr. Andrew Van Fleet. Perhaps the catalyst for some of these changes was the retirement of Mr. Mark Neffendorf and the initi...

New clubs and new members at Club Rush

New clubs and new members at Club Rush

Jacob Jones and Tim Galvan
September 28, 2015
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New clubs held the floor at Club Rush Wednesday, Sept. 23. Baking Club made its debut while Anime Club came out of retirement, and many students were re-joining clubs or joining for the first time. “We have a few new clubs trying to get started,” said Miss McKenzie Coulson, the advisor of Clu...

Annual Ashland trip

Taylor Wilhoit, Staff Writer
March 17, 2015
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For some students the two days off for parent teacher conference meant sleeping in and relaxing all weekend, but for some students it was a weekend they would never forget. Twenty students went down to Ashland, Oregon for the Shakespeare festival. It wasn't sponsored, but senior Jessica Carter, orga...

Ebola survivor sues hospital

Sydney White, Staff Writer
March 4, 2015
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 Nina Pham, a 26 year old nurse, personally faced an unimaginable epidemic that troubled the thoughts of millions of civilians across the world. Pham overcame Ebola's possibly fatal threats and fought against the hospitals lack of preparation along with her lack of privacy during her illness. However, the...

Alice in Wonderland preview

Sydney White, staff writer
February 19, 2015
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With the passing of the winter play, Two’s a Crowd, preparation has begun for the upcoming spring play. The 2015 spring play will be Alice in Wonderland; auditions will be held monday, February 23 and call backs will follow on wednesday and friday.  An informational meeting covering the play will...

Kate Brown takes office as Oregon’s governor

Kate Brown takes office as Oregon’s governor

Sydney Dauphinais, Staff Writer
February 19, 2015
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Following the scandals and resignation of former Oregon governor John Kitzhaber, Democrat Kate Brown took his place this Wednesday morning. The switch will not only provide cultural polarity with stark differences from Kitzhaber, but with Brown’s firm activism, some immediate changes will take place. ...

NHS Blood Drive

Sydney Dauphinais, Staff Writer
February 10, 2015
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Small red posters have been popping up around school telling people that they are “somebody’s type.” This play on words is reference to the blood drive going on Wednesday, February 11th. Students who are at least 16 years of age with a parent signature are encouraged to donate. The  blood drive ...

Canterbury Killer

Sydney Dauphinais, Staff Writer
February 6, 2015
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Homicide has made itself even more present in the Tigard area. Last Friday night, 36 year old Jerry Duy Nguyen was found shot outside of his condo on Canterbury Lane. Officers responded after the sound of gun shots being reported. They found the victim shot outside of his ex-wife’s home, where Nguye...

The horrors of dog breeding

The horrors of dog breeding

Sydney White, Staff writer
February 1, 2015
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In 2012, 2.7 million adoptable dogs and cats were euthanized. While some people purchase dogs and cats from breeders or puppy mills, other animals are sitting in cages in a shelter, waiting for a home they may never get. Out of the millions of dogs and cats adopted each year, some are adopted from s...

Let it snow

Taylor Wilhoit, Staff Writer
February 1, 2015
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A raging storm has swept across the northeast, changing the landscape into a winter wonderland. From Maine to Ohio to Virginia, snowfall averages ranged from one to twenty-four inches or more. Starting on Saturday, the storm has passed, leaving behind problems that accompany 2 feet of snow. The east coast is mu...

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