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Tigard Library organizes new Teen Scene

Tigard Library organizes new Teen Scene

By James Favot, Copy Editor

November 10, 2019

     Whether students are looking for a place to study or simply relax outside of school hours, the Tigard Library’s newly made “Teen Scene” offers something for everyone.      Lisa Elliott heads the library’s Young Adult program as well as the Teen Library Council, a group of st...

Climate Club taking action to make change

Climate Club taking action to make change

By James Favot, Copy Editor

November 1, 2019

     Among many clubs new to the Tigard High scene this year is Climate Club, a service-based group dedicated to climate-focused activism. The club’s officers have been busy forming their “plan of action” since meetings began last month.      Junior Dryden Raschdorf, one of the club’s activist ...

Ready, set, game!

Ready, set, game!

By James Favot, Copy Editor

October 22, 2019

     Studio Gemini was one of three Tigard High teams last year participating in the Oregon Game Project Challenge (OGPC), an annual student video game development competition. Although they faced a few setbacks, the team is coming back strong this year and ready to give OGPC another go.  ...

Tackling gender norms: meet Tigard’s girl football players

Tackling gender norms: meet Tigard’s girl football players

By Ashley Sample, Staff Writer

October 21, 2019

     Two female football players, Jordan White and Ada Yake, made their Tigard debut at the freshman game on Sept. 5 against Sunset.      The Football Association, an organization that oversees all football organizations and levels, originally banned females from playing football, but towar...

The new spirit app brings out the best (and worst) in students

The new spirit app brings out the best (and worst) in students

By Ashley Sample, Staff Writer

October 12, 2019

Leadership introduced a new app called Spirit this year hoping to get students more involved with school events. It motivates students to go to events by making attendance competitive.

Tigard High’s thoughts on new building

By James Favot, Copy Editor

September 27, 2019

Q: What do you think of your new room? Jodi Mello: So far, I like it a lot. The rooms are really nice now that the temperature is back to normal[…] The room is nice and clean, and the big windows really help. Denise Thornton: I really like it. I think it’s great that we have windows because...

Bailey gets the grade

Bailey gets the grade

By James Favot, Copy Editor

September 18, 2019

 The student body didn’t just meet a new building at the start of the month—they also met a new principal. New principal Brian Bailey has many years of school administrative work under his belt and is hoping to employ this knowledge to better the Tigard community.

Q&A with Debbie Ebert

By Bonifacio Yuzon, Staff Writer

June 15, 2019

Debbie Ebert is the HR director for the Tigard-Tualatin School District. Earlier this week, she held a meeting during lunch at Tigard High for any curious students to inquire about the hiring process for the school's new principal.   What qualities do you look for in a principal? We are looking for so...

Nothing but Pride

Nothing but Pride

By Maddie Cooke, Multimedia Editor

June 7, 2019

Senior Daniel Au proudly shares his identity and continues to embrace it, despite struggles he faces at home

Student-led campaign amplifies student voice in the community

Student-led campaign amplifies student voice in the community

By Jared Debban, Sports Editor

June 3, 2019

Ben Bowman  won the School Board election taking over 50 percent of the votes in the election on May 21.