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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...

Annual assembly honors veterans

Annual assembly honors veterans

Ryan Dexheimer
November 11, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

On Friday, Nov. 4, Tigard High School maintained its over 20 year tradition of recognizing the veterans that live in our community. The assembly took place a week before Veterans Day, but both the students and veterans were there to keep the tradition. During the assembly about 75 veterans, including fo...

Sit in for unity draws students and staff

Sit in for unity draws students and staff

Tor Gullholm
November 10, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

Between second lunch and fourth block, students gathered in the commons for a sit in protest. The purpose of the sit in was to make one thing clear: Tigard High School is a place of acceptance and love, and is a school for all students. Principal, Andy Van Fleet gave a short speech at the start of th...

Heard in the halls: students’ reactions to the outcome of the presidential election

Heard in the halls: students’ reactions to the outcome of the presidential election

Collective Effort of "The Paw" Staff
November 9, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

For the most part our students may not be able to cast a vote yet, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have a voice. They definitely had some opinions about the outcome of yesterday’s election. Here is sampling of what they had to say during 2nd lunch today. “The American population is challenged and do...

Band plays on through the storm

Band plays on through the storm

Eddie Bednarek
October 7, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories, Video

The THS marching band started their season very strong with an extremely successful competition at the Pacific Coast Invitational at Sprague High School on Oct. 1. Marching band competitions are divided into two portions. In preliminary competition, bands are divided into three classes based on the...

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