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Conflict in Ukraine

Maddie Fiorante, Staff Writer
March 4, 2014
Filed under News

The efforts put out by Ukraine to try to distance themselves from Russia is becoming more complicated after tense standoffs between the two countries these past few months. The crisis they’re facing is due to Russian authorities trying to take control over the Crimean peninsula, which had been part of...

Spring into the season

Sydney White, Staff Writer
March 2, 2014
Filed under News

Within the past couple months, the winter sports teams at Tigard High School have been working hard during their season to make the most of it. However, the spring athletes have also been working working out in preparation for the season. All tryouts, whether it be for track, softball, baseball, te...

Tigard- Tualatin school district graduation rate increases to 84% in 2013

Sydney Dauphinais, Junior Staff Writer
February 24, 2014
Filed under News

Graduation rates in the Tigard-Tualatin school district has grown surprising amounts within the past year. Rising almost 3% from 2012, the staff at T.T.S.D. couldn’t be any happier. According to the Oregon Department of Education, 83.8% of the 970 students enrolled at the Durham Center, Tigard Hig...

THS game night was a hit

Sydney White, staff writer
February 21, 2014
Filed under News, Uncategorized

The sound of music and students shouting and cheering fills the empty halls after the busy school day. After the long, education filled day, students are relaxing and having a great time playing games together. Game night was from 4-6 p.m. in the commons earlier tonight. Students and teachers were we...

Tigard Human Rights assembly celebrates diversity

Tigard Human Rights assembly celebrates diversity

Rebecca Ramirez, Staff Writer
February 13, 2014
Filed under News, Top Stories

To celebrate Human Rights Week, the Tigard High School leadership team organized an asembly for the student body. Senior McKinley Smith began the assembly with a speech, emphasizing on the importance of respecting peers. Smith then introduced various students such as senior Nina Williams, senior Kayla W...

N.H.S. blood drive today in the small gym

Linh Le, Staff Writer
February 12, 2014
Filed under News, Uncategorized

One out of seven people entering a hospital in the United States require a blood transfusion. However, only around three percent of the U.S. population currently donates blood out of their kind soul. Thanks to these donors, 43,000 pints of donated blood are used each day in North America. Want to save a life...

A (snow) storm of trouble

A (snow) storm of trouble

Tate Watson, Staff Writer
February 12, 2014
Filed under News

While the majority of the student body was overjoyed to have two days off of school to sleep, watch movies, and play in the snow multiple events were canceled due to the weather. Among them included the Tigard vs. Tualatin basketball games, all performances of Ink 5, the dance competition hosted by the...

Winter Olympics 2014: how safe is Sochi?

Winter Olympics 2014: how safe is Sochi?

Tate Watson, Staff Writer
January 28, 2014
Filed under News, Top Stories

As the 2014 Winter Olympics are set to start on February 7th in Sochi, Russia, many are concerned for the safety of the thousands of athletes and fans traveling to Russia to witness the games. Although around 70% of the available tickets for the events have been sold, the majority of them have gone to...

“American Hustle” wins big at 2014 Golden Globes

“American Hustle” wins big at 2014 Golden Globes

Elisabeth White, Staff Writer
January 13, 2014
Filed under News, Poplife

The crowd applauded as Tina Fey and Amy Poehler walked onto the stage to host the 2014 Golden Globes. On Sunday night, there were a total of 19 actors and actresses and 7 movies and T.V. shows that won a Golden Globe. One of the winning movies was “American Hustle.”  It won for best motion pictu...

Deadlines, deadlines, deadlines

Deadlines, deadlines, deadlines

Caitlin Britch, Staff Writer
January 8, 2014
Filed under News

Students work hard to meet deadlines for scholarships Scholarships help students pay for college, whether the amount is big or small. Prices can range from hundreds to thousands of dollars, all adding up to help students pay for room, board, and tuition. Senior Erin Graham says she is, "applying for scholar...

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