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Support THS and blast back to the 80’s

Rebecca Ramirez, staff writer
April 25, 2014
Filed under News, Top Stories

Take a “Journey Back to the 80’s” at the 2014 Tigard High School Auction. Taking place on Saturday, April 26 at the Crown Lake Plaza in Lake Oswego, the auction will be held to raise money for the high school. Last year, the main focus of funds raised at the auction was the message board in fron...

Tigerettes dance to impress

Tigerettes dance to impress

Maddie Fiorante, Staff Writer
March 2, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Celebrating this weekend is the Tigerettes dance team, who competed against other skillful dance teams at the Metropolitan Dance Festival, hosted at Centennial High School, on Saturday night. A daunting competition to prepare for, the girls gave their all and accomplished second place overall. Taking fi...

Tigard cheer competes at state for the first time in over ten years

Tigard cheer competes at state for the first time in over ten years

Tate Watson, Staff Writer
February 18, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The 2014 Oregon high school cheerleading state championships took place at the Veteran Memorial Coliseum in Portland on this last Saturday, Feb. 15. The cheerleading teams competed in accordance with the division their school is in, with state championships being given in 7 different divisions. Tigard compe...

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...

Fending off the flu

Fending off the flu

Maddie Fiorante, Staff Writer
February 5, 2014
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Take precautions against sickness! This season’s influenza is spreading rapidly throughout the U.S., and peaks in January to February. Although unpredictable in severity, the flu hits every year. Oregon’s flu season this year appears worse than California and Washington. Hospitalizations have dramati...

Tips for a good semester start

Tips for a good semester start

Maddie Fiorante, Staff Writer
January 28, 2014
Filed under Features, Top Stories

New classes, teachers, and grades start the semester off with a clean slate. Follow these tips to keep up grades and begin the second half of the school year on the right track! 1. Be on time. Arriving in class before the bell rings will create a less stressful environment and let you adjust to your ne...

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...

Style guide: holiday parties 2013

Style guide: holiday parties 2013

Tate Watson, Staff Writer
December 11, 2013
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

When the weather gets colder and the nights get longer, everyone starts to get ready for the holiday season. Along with baking cookies and decorating a tree, parties seem to be a choice event this time of year. If your social calendar is full and you're not sure what the appropriate outfit is for each...

THS choirs perform winter songs at the Holiday Choral Concert

THS choirs perform winter songs at the Holiday Choral Concert

Rebecca Ramirez, staff writer
December 11, 2013
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Seats of the auditorium were filled as the Tigard High choir program celebrated the holiday season with the “Winter Song” holiday choral concert. The evening began with Treble Choir, introduced by emcees junior Jezeth Zaragoza and senior Harrison Herzog. Treble Choir performed three songs includi...

Tigard loses to Central Catholic in the O.S.A.A. 6A football semifinals

Tigard loses to Central Catholic in the O.S.A.A. 6A football semifinals

Amanda Lam, Newspaper Editor
November 30, 2013
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The undefeated Tigard Tigers met up with the also undefeated Central Catholic Rams today in the O.S.A.A. 6A football semifinals at Jeld-Wen field. The Tigers had their eyes set on a repeat of the 2003 state championship game, nearly a decade ago. Unfortunately, they fell short of their goalof making...

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