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Students bring senior citizen prom full circle

Students bring senior citizen prom full circle

Megan Le and James Favot
February 17
Filed under Features, News

More photos from the senior citizen prom can be found under the "Event Photos" tab The Senior Citizen Prom is an annual tradition that has been held at Tigard High School for over a decade. It serves as an event for senior citizens and students alike to interact and have fun together. The prom was ...

Dealing with Stress

Allegra Wesson
February 2
Filed under Features

Finals are around the corner, which gives many high school students a great deal of stress as their entire grade may change with a single test. It can be extremely difficult to stay calm when the tests are combined with extracurricular activities and heaps of homework. Although stress is very common,...

Attending school on campus and online

Lily Erickson
October 5
Filed under Features

Most students attending THS do just that- attend THS. And most students attending Tigard Tualatin Online Academy really only attend that school, as well. But there is actually an option in between. The district also provides the opportunity for students to attend both online and regular high school ...

Barbee breaks barriers in STEM

Shaenna Soon
June 14
Filed under Features

In a sea of faces at a robotics competition, hers is easily identifiable among the many males. She doesn’t quite fit with the stereotypical male engineer because, well, she isn’t a male. Emma Barbee is one of the few women on the engineering/technology team at THS. The engineering field has a...

Beating the odds at graduation

Carla Gonzalez
June 14
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...

Unified soccer team breaks boundaries between students

Unified soccer team breaks boundaries between students

Juliette Tisseur, Student writer
March 18
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...

Getting to know your security guard

Alec Metcalf, Student writer
March 17
Filed under Features

Pete the security guard can be viewed as an intimidating figure as he scopes out students that do bad things in this school, the reason why is because he is always giving kids green notes and getting them in trouble. So I decided to see if the was a more nice side to him. And sure enough there was, s...

Best and Most Winners

February 13
Filed under Features

Best Dressed- Sam Larson and Brittney Tran Best Hair- Angel Keymolen and Taylor Wilhoit Best Laugh- Delan Huang & Emi Dardis Best Smile- Anthony Surataruna, Maddie Fiorante, and Lauren Garrison Most Spirited- Bridget Taylor and Cameron Oldham Worst Driver- Adam Stack and Kate Thresher M...

Leadership brings publicity wall to life

Leadership brings publicity wall to life

Jacob Jones, Online newspaper editor
February 3
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...

Future of T.H.S.

Avonlea Raschdorf and Grace Ariniello
November 5
Filed under Features

We all were like them,we all know them, and as upperclassmen we overlook them. Yes, they’re the lowly freshman, but this year the the attitude towards freshman is different. Under the guidance leadership’s Link Crew, Tigard began to work on making sure freshman feel involved. Principal Mr. Andre...

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