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Tigard defeats Newberg 51-21

Tigard defeats Newberg 51-21

Eddie Bednarek
September 25, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The THS football team kept this season’s momentum going with another huge victory over the  Tigers from Newberg High School. Sept 23 was a cool and temperate night that began with minimal to no rain and a Tigard student section decked out in all green. THS started on defense with senior Garrick...

Back to School Assembly welcomes new and returning Tigers

Back to School Assembly welcomes new and returning Tigers

Emma Aldrich
September 25, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

  Leadership welcomed back the student body with an exciting and interactive “Back to School” Assembly on Sept. 9. The assembly was full of performances and a sneak peek at Tigard's leadership team. ASB Assemblies leader, Megan Priaulx and her committee organized the assembly to bring the st...

Beating the odds at graduation

Carla Gonzalez
June 14, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Being foreign to a language and expected to immediately meet the standards of native speakers is a feat that is often overlooked by those who do not have to face it. It is difficult to learn with such little assistance. The struggle of handling life, learning a different language and graduating high...

Leveling the Playing Field

Leveling the Playing Field

Carla Gonzalez and JC Sautao
May 5, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Ten members of the Lake Oswego girl’s softball team, student athletes ranging in age from 14-18, have filed a Title IX lawsuit against the Lake Oswego School District. Title IX, part of the 1972 Education Amendment Acts, states “no person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be...

Unified soccer team breaks boundaries between students

Unified soccer team breaks boundaries between students

Juliette Tisseur, Student writer
March 18, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Special education students will come together this spring with other Tigard High School students for a season of soccer playing and unity through the Tigard Unified Soccer Team. Unified soccer gives students with disabilities the opportunity to participate in a school sport. Each athlete has a partne...

Art revealed

Art revealed

Kyleen Jones, Student writer
February 5, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

On the evening of March 29 is the opening day of this year's art show. However, the 30th is the first day it will be open to the public, and it will run until the 7th, informed Mrs. Socolofsky. The art show used to be called the Senior art show. But this year the show is specifically for students tha...

Leadership brings publicity wall to life

Leadership brings publicity wall to life

Jacob Jones, Online newspaper editor
February 3, 2016
Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

While the names on the publicity wall are made known to lots of students, the people behind the publicity wall often go unrecognized. Nicole Bintliff, senior ASB leadership student, is in charge of a small committee whose job it is to select names of students and put them up on the publicity wall, whi...

Meet the new administration

Meet the new administration

Eddie Bednarek and Tor Gullholm
October 2, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

Tigard High School has an almost completely new administration, bringing new points of view and a fresh drive to work this year. There are two new Associate Principals and a Dean of Students. Along with these additions, our former Associate Principal, Mr. Andrew Van Fleet, has taken Mr. Mark Neffend...

Class of 2016 powder puff threepeat

Class of 2016 powder puff threepeat

Devon Frank and Soriya Poeu
October 2, 2015
Filed under Features, Sports, Top Stories

The senior girls team handily won this year’s powder puff flag football tournament making it a threepeat for this talented group of girls. Powder puff turns the tables on the sexes. Instead of the girls cheering for the boys, the girls are being cheered by the boys. Powder puff games are a tradition ...

Q&A with new faculty

Q&A with new faculty

Madi Compos and Kyleen Jones
October 2, 2015
Filed under Features, Top Stories

This year, many new teachers became part of the Tigard Army including Mr. Robert Hawthorne, Ms. Connie Herington, and Mr. Jesse Abell. They teach health, choir and child development, and they all offer different skills  and perspectives to the school. Mr. Robert Hawthorne -  Choir Q: How do you...

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