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“Senior superlatives are rigged”

“Senior superlatives are rigged”

By James Canfield, Photo Editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

After the voting for senior superlatives ended and the results were released, students came to Twitter to vent their frustrations about how the voting turned out. Senior superlatives, or “bests and mosts,” have been a part of Tigard’s yearbook since 1955, when seniors voted on titles su...

10 ideas for spring break

10 ideas for spring break

By Kaitlyn Wornath

March 20, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

The end of the school year is approaching fast which means spring break is right around the corner. And with having seven days completely open, the possibilities of what you can do are endless.   If you’re an upcoming senior it may be a good idea to visit colleges you are interested in. ...

Thank a classified employee today

Thank a classified employee today

March 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Q&A, Top Stories

It’s Classified Employee Appreciation Week. The publications staff took some time to talk to some of the classified employees who make our lives at Tigard a little easier. Often they are the first faces we see in the morning and the last we see in the halls at night. Take some time this week to tha...

Happy Valentine’s Day THS

Happy Valentine’s Day THS

February 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Tigard Described

Tigard Described

February 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Grid Container, Top Stories

Stress coping tips for finals

Stress coping tips for finals

By Megan Le, Design Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

With the end of the semester coming up, students and teachers alike are experiencing the harsh symptoms that occur with stress. Finals can cause anxiety for students, and teachers undergo the stress of grading and ensuring that they are correct and in on time. Stress is a mental and physical response ...

The many jobs of Brenda Anderton

The many jobs of Brenda Anderton

By Ella Cowley and Jaylun Davis

December 5, 2017


Filed under Q&A, Top Stories

You may know her as the friendly face in the Student Services office, but she is so much more. She worked in the business world for years before making her transition to schools, first as a lunch lady before taking her job at Tigard.   Q: How was  being a lunch lady at an elementary school? ...

Mayor Cook offers advice on making the most of high school

Mayor Cook offers advice on making the most of high school

By Olivia Young

November 23, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

As Mayor John Cook walks into his executive assistant’s office, he is eager to share how he and his associates have shaped the city over the past five years. With unmistakable confidence and his City of Tigard pin on his lapel, his drive is incontrovertible. For as long as he can remember he’s had a...

Finding school balance

Finding school balance

By Megan Le and Meghan Turley

October 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Going back to school is a difficult transition. The earlier wake up time, hours of homework and increased stress for many students make it difficult to come back. The transition is not only hard for students, but it is also tiring for teachers and counselors who are returning to school. With...

A march to victory

By Trinity Henderson, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports

Hoping to bring home a win at their first competition, the Tigard High School Marching Ensemble is hard at work on the football field at their regular Wednesday night rehearsal.   They may be small, but the THS marching band is mighty. With only a few more than 50 members, the group is an...