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SKID assembly impacts students before prom

SKID assembly impacts students before prom

Eddie Bednarek, Editor-In-Chief
May 3, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

Crying parents, a Life Flight helicopter and the fictional death of a fellow student was the image that juniors and seniors were given at the graphic and powerful SKID (Stop Kids Intoxicated Driving) assembly. Coordinated by leadership, the assembly featured several students acting out the lead-up and afte...

Prom is right around the corner

Prom is right around the corner

Kaitlyn Wornath, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Get ready to pull out the elaborate ball gowns and tuxedos--prom is right around the corner.  Whether you are trying to figure out the right promposal or just making dinner plans, students love the tradition of prom. But one of the biggest social events of the year is now more pricey than e...

Distinguished alumni honored

Distinguished alumni honored

Jamie Favot
April 29, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

As part of the grand finale of Tiger Pride Week, two more brilliant minds were inducted into the Distinguished Alumni of Tigard High School. Chet Bowers and Dr. Allison Taylor Furey were recognized for their powerful contributions to global society, as well as their sheer ability to strive for success a...

Tiger Pride Assembly Photos

Tiger Pride Assembly Photos

April 29, 2017
Filed under Top Stories

Find the photos under Event Photos.

Spring Fling Photos

Spring Fling Photos

Zahra Hashmat, Photographer
April 10, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Looking for photos from last Saturday night's dance. Look no further. They are under event photos OR follow this link. https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0BzgCd6O66p92V0dHVTVDOVBOOGs  

Classified appreciation week: Q & A with Patti Mason

Classified appreciation week: Q & A with Patti Mason

Q&A by Erykah Dodson
March 6, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Stories

This week is appreciation week for our classified staff. These staff members might not stand in front of us in the classroom, but they are an important part of helping us learn. The publications staff wants to say thank you for everything that they do to help us. We couldn't do it without them. To start...

Seven seniors sign on Feb. 1

Seven seniors sign on Feb. 1

Ryan Dexheimer and Jared Debban
February 2, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Although their high school football careers are over, seven Tigard athletes have taken a gigantic step on National Signing Day by committing to play football in college. Justin Lyons, Brock Klosterman, Ryan Worthley, Ryan Minniti, Jash Allen, Jordan Fullerton, and Jared Stewart  signed on Feb. 1....

Senator Merkley’s town hall draws a crowd

Senator Merkley’s town hall draws a crowd

Tor Gullholm
January 28, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

" order_by="sortorder" order_direction="ASC" returns="included" maximum_entity_count="500"]Saturday morning, Tigard High School hosted a town hall forum for U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley. At his first town hall for 2017, the school cafeteria overflowed with a crowd of vocal spectators. There was seating for 205, b...

Dibinga motivates student body

Dibinga motivates student body

Jamie Favot, Staff Writer
January 9, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

The student body assembled in the gym to meet a motivating, optimistic, humorous and inspirational personality -- Omékongo Dibinga, PhD: rapper, musician, and motivational speaker. Dibinga had met with leadership students before and gone to many other schools and events as well, even speaking at the...

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