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Penelope Kim gives back to the sport she loves

Grace Lee, Staff Writer
June 1, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Stories

As sweat drips down her chin, an exhausted Freshmen Penelope Kim sits on the sidelines, watching her middle school pupils bumping a white volleyball back and forth. While many students at Tigard High don’t go farther than playing their favorite sport, some go above and beyond. Kim coaches children ...

SBAC opt out rates hit Tigard High hard

SBAC opt out rates hit Tigard High hard

staff editorial
May 23, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Since we printed “SBAC opt out rates hit Tigard High hard” May Hi-Spots, we have updated our statistics for opt out rates of Smarter Balanced Testing. 13 people have turned in opt out forms since we ran the story. As of May 23, 55 of 144 IB students opted out of the test, that is about 3...

Tigard excels in OSAA Academic All-State this school year

Tigard excels in OSAA Academic All-State this school year

Kaitlyn Wornath, Staff Writer
May 23, 2017
Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

Tigard High students have made it clear that academics are just as important to them as their athletics and activities. This year, we have done better than ever before when placing in our spring sports and activities in the OSAA Academic All-State. Whether it be softball, band, or girls tennis, OSAA has...

Tech teams up with NASA

Tech teams up with NASA

Eddie Bednarek
May 22, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

" order_by="sortorder" order_direction="ASC" returns="included" maximum_entity_count="500"]The Tigard High Tech team will be collaborating with NASA for the Eclipse Ballooning Project to fly a balloon during the Aug. 21 solar eclipse. The team will be providing photos and video of the state as the eclipse i...

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