The Paw

Changes in the science hall and dean’s office

Changes in the science hall and dean’s office

By Ashley Sample, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

     The new semester has brought new changes to the science department. Holly Paris, IB Biology and Ecology teacher has become the school's new dean of students. Ian Garrett and Kaleb Reese have taken over her classes.       Paris defined a dean as a relationship navigator. She helps s...

Amanda and Tyler Davila: A long history of Valentine’s Days

Amanda and Tyler Davila: A long history of Valentine’s Days

By Katelyn Wilhoit, Advertising Editor

February 13, 2020

     Not many couples can say they’ve seen each other in the school hallways since kindergarten.       Tigard’s very own learning specialist and NHS advisor Amanda Davila and vice principal Tyler Davila both attended Aken Elementary school in Ontario, Ore. Through the years they became ...

Model United Nations makes the world a little smaller

Model United Nations makes the world a little smaller

By Delena Do, Staff Writer

February 8, 2020

     They do it in Japan.       They do it in New York.       They do it at Tigard.      Model United Nations, often called MUN or Model UN, is an extracurricular club offered in thousands of schools around the world ranging from junior high to college tier. Students are ...

Creativity flows in the life of Cat Terrell

Creativity flows in the life of Cat Terrell

By Ashley White, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

     Senior Cat Terrell is a friendly person who likes to share her extroverted personality through her artistic talents. At the beginning of this school year she was more introverted, frequently spending time alone, but little by little, Terrell started to warm up to more and more people. Now, h...

Coachless speech and debate

Coachless speech and debate

By James Favot, Copy Editor

February 5, 2020

     Tigard’s speech and debate team is picking up the pieces and working to get the team back on track for next year after facing complications due to a lack of an adult coach at the beginning of the year.      The school does not formally allow any clubs to operate without an adult advisor,...

What’s that building over there? Discover Tigard’s Seminary program

What’s that building over there? Discover Tigard’s Seminary program

By Ashley White, Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

     The small white house with purple flowers and a tree in front may not look like a high school building, but ever since 1960, students have streamed in and out of the house across the street during every A day passing period. Anyone who gets close enough will notice a black granite sign att...

CE2 brings certified excellence through captivating employment

CE2 brings certified excellence through captivating employment

By Rachel Jacobson, Staff Writer

January 1, 2020

     Senior Jackson Fisk has attended Tigard High since their freshman year. Over the past three years, Fisk came to discover that the traditional schooling system didn’t work for them. Fisk had an easier time with academics in middle school, but once they hit high school, things started to p...

Building a new career path

Building a new career path

By Olivia Niemi, Multimedia Editor

December 20, 2019

Story originally published in the November 2019 edition of The Paw, our quarterly newspaper     Administrators added a yearlong construction class to the list of possible electives to choose from for sophomores, juniors and seniors. “Community Improvements through Construction” has given an out...

Record breaking musical brings a bullying lesson to Tigard’s auditorium

Record breaking musical brings a bullying lesson to Tigard’s auditorium

By Ashley White, Staff Writer

December 18, 2019

     For Tigard's fall musical, the theatre department put on the high school version of "Shrek, the Musical". This musical is a comedic spin on a children’s fairy tale, with an overall message of never losing hope and supporting those around you. The storyline begins with the main character Shrek, ...

New school, new safety

New school, new safety

By Caroline Frisiras, Staff Writer

December 16, 2019

Story originally published in the November 2019 edition of The Paw, our quarterly magazine   Tigard High School is taking precautions to ensure the safety of their students. With the remodel, the recently constructed main entrance to the school has adopted a new way to control who is coming in an...