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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...

Alexis Carter signs onto Clemson University

Alexis Carter signs onto Clemson University

Lizzie Slate, Staff Writer
November 19, 2013
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

It was a proud moment for senior Alexis Carter who signed on to Clemson University in South Carolina to play basketball on Monday, Nov. 18. The signing took place during second lunch in the small gym where many people came to support Carter for her accomplishment. “I visited Clemson in September ...

All-League players represent Tigard

All-League players represent Tigard

Sydney White, Staff Writer
November 15, 2013
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

To make the team, and actually play is one thing, but being awarded an all league player, is just what most athletes strive for. They work their hardest and put in all they have and some of whom are lucky enough to be at the top of their game. Football, soccer and volleyball teams awarded their all leagu...

Typhoon Haiyan causes great damage in the Philippines

Lizzie Slate, Staff Writer
November 14, 2013
Filed under News, Top Stories

The Philippines were hit hard by a disastrous typhoon on Saturday, Nov. 9 which impacted Northeastern Vietnam first and took everyone by surprise. On Tuesday, Nov. 12 the government raised the official death toll to 1,744, but with the amount of scattered bodies surrounding the land, the estimated t...