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Sophomores claim Powderpuff victory

Sophomores claim Powderpuff victory

Rebecca Ramirez, Staff Writer
October 16, 2013
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Fans filled the stands and cheered for the players as male cheerleaders did cartwheels and shouted towards the field. However, this wasn’t an ordinary football game, it was an all girls Powderpuff game. The freshman “Taxi Drivers,” sophomore “Entertainers,” junior “Hipsters,” and senior ...

“First to say hello… Last to say goodbye”

“First to say hello… Last to say goodbye”

Linh Le, Staff Writer
October 16, 2013
Filed under Top Stories, Uncategorized

Attention all seniors! Graduation may be a few months away, but time flies. It’s time to get ready for that once-in-a-lifetime moment. This Thursday on Oct. 17, employees from Royal-T/Herff Jones will be in the commons during both lunches to take orders for graduation cap and gowns. They will also...

Lunchtime challenges provided to get students pumped for Homecoming

Lunchtime challenges provided to get students pumped for Homecoming

Luis Gutierrez, Staff Writer
October 15, 2013
Filed under News, Top Stories

One of the goals of Homecoming week is to get students excited and involved. To kick things off, lunchtime challenges will be taking place Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday during both lunches at the commons. All events will be free, but limited to a certain amount of people; there will be no s...

Creative homecoming invites

Creative homecoming invites

Rebecca Ramirez, Staff Writer
October 12, 2013
Filed under Features, Top Stories

As homecoming gets closer girls are running around looking for a dress and shoes while guys are whipping up creative ways to pop the question, “Will you go to homecoming with me?” Freshman Teagan Langseth-Depaolis spent her Wednesday afternoon working in the Templeton Elementary kindergarten, expe...

Best of Italy: summer 2014

Best of Italy: summer 2014

Tate Watson, Staff Writer
October 7, 2013
Filed under News, Top Stories

Don’t have any plans for next summer? Want to travel across the world and learn about a different culture? Do you like pasta? If the answer to any of the above questions is a "yes", english teacher McKenzie Coulson and social studies teacher Steve Naylor have the perfect trip planned for you. In Jun...

Oregon “mega storm” is the remnants of typhoon from Japan

Oregon “mega storm” is the remnants of typhoon from Japan

Tate Watson, Staff Writer
October 1, 2013
Filed under News, Top Stories

Sunday night the remnants of a typhoon from Japan came through the Pacific Northwest blowing down trees, flooding sewers, and even interrupting the finale of Breaking Bad for some viewers. The storm helped create the highest September rainfall records in Oregon history and left many in the Portland are...

Speech and Debate presents the Fall Forensics Workshop

Speech and Debate presents the Fall Forensics Workshop

Maddie Fiorante, Staff Writer
September 28, 2013
Filed under Features, Top Stories

High school speech and debate students met at THS on the rainy morning of Saturday, Sept. 28th for the Fall Forensics Workshop. The goal of the workshop was to give returning students an opportunity to learn about and practice new events, and give new members an insight to what the competitions are like...

Tigard football performs a 58-0 shut out against McMinnville

Tigard football performs a 58-0 shut out against McMinnville

Amanda Lam, Newspaper Editor
September 27, 2013
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Tonight, the rain definitely didn't seem to stop the Tigard football team from playing their best. On Friday, Sept. 27, the Tigers ran out onto their home field beating McMinnville 58-0. Even with the heavy rain, the Tigers seemed strong and showed their desire to stay in the No. 2 spot in the 6A di...

Get High on Life, Not Drugs

Get High on Life, Not Drugs

Caitlin Britch, Staff Writer
September 26, 2013
Filed under Features, Top Stories, Uncategorized

With a new year comes some changes. STUDD club (Stop Tigard Underage Drinking and Drugs) has new changes for the school year, such as getting more involved at events, spreading the word to younger students, and being a resource to talk to. At club rush, over 100 students signed up to join and be a...

Colleges pay a visit to THS

Colleges pay a visit to THS

Jamie Burgess, Yearbook Editor
September 26, 2013
Filed under News, Top Stories

For most seniors, the beginning of this school year has been stressful. College research, test scores, and essay writing has dominated all of their time. Trying to decide which college is the right college is a daunting process and sometimes the seniors and some ambitious juniors don’t have the res...

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