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Prom is right around the corner

Prom is right around the corner

Kaitlyn Wornath, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Get ready to pull out the elaborate ball gowns and tuxedos--prom is right around the corner.  Whether you are trying to figure out the right promposal or just making dinner plans, students love the tradition of prom. But one of the biggest social events of the year is now more pricey than e...

Tech team robots roll out

James Favot, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017


Filed under Features

Robotics program develops student engineers There is an area in Tigard High that stays bustling with energy even after classes end at 3:05 p.m. After school, Tigernet is a community of engineers, programmers, and thinkers, all members of the extracurricular tech team.&nbs...

Spring Fling Photos

Spring Fling Photos

Zahra Hashmat, Photographer

April 10, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Looking for photos from last Saturday night's dance. Look no further. They are under event photos OR follow this link. https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0BzgCd6O66p92V0dHVTVDOVBOOGs  

Stupendous scholarships

Makayla Schmierer, Online Editor

April 5, 2017


Filed under Features

Two seniors students recently received full ride scholarship offers from high level universities. Seniors Alex Lopez and Nia Murat, have received prestigious offers from their top choices to further pursue their learning. Alex Lopez received the Avid 12 Act Six scholarship from George Fox University. A...

Getting to know your teachers

March 7, 2017


Filed under Features

Abell Q: Who is your role model? A: Brad Pigstaff, my High school science teacher.   Q: What about your role model Inspires you? A: Brad was a good teacher and he walked the walk and talked the talk, he was also a super invested coach which is something I look up to.   Q:Whe...

Classified appreciation week: Q & A with Patti Mason

Classified appreciation week: Q & A with Patti Mason

Q&A by Erykah Dodson

March 6, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

This week is appreciation week for our classified staff. These staff members might not stand in front of us in the classroom, but they are an important part of helping us learn. The publications staff wants to say thank you for everything that they do to help us. We couldn't do it without them. To start...

Roche makes a change one smile at a time

Evan Riley, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017


Filed under Features

“Making one person smile can change the world; maybe not the whole world, but their world,” Liam Roche said.  Sophomore, Liam Roche lives by this motto every day, making it his mission to put a smile on someone’s face. A couple months prior to the start of 2nd grade, Roche had to adjust to ...

Students bring senior citizen prom full circle

Students bring senior citizen prom full circle

Megan Le and James Favot

February 17, 2017


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, 2017


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,...