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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...

Epilogue of the eclipse

Epilogue of the eclipse

By James Favot, News Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

For over a year, Tigard High’s Technology Team had been working with NASA on an enormous project. They were preparing for eclipse day, when they would launch a balloon to record the beautiful overlap of the moon and sun. For the thousands of residents or visitors in Oregon, this natural phenomeno...

A club for everyone

By Grace Curry and Kaitlyn Wornath

September 22, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Club members handed out free stuff from S.T.U.D.D. headbands to candy to bracelets, while a person ran around in a pizza costume.  All in all, Club Rush went smoothly once again. The effort seemed to have paid off for the club members who had meticulously painted their colorful posters and signs t...

Tech team’s mission is out of this world

Tech team’s mission is out of this world

By James Favot, Copy Editor

July 15, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

As Tech Team Coach Steve Fulton navigates through the remote grassy hills in a four-wheel drive truck, a group of students bouncing alongside him, everyone is starting to get weary. The Flying Tigers had launched their test balloon days ago, but the recovery team is still having trouble getting it back....

Sayounara, Sensei

By Allegra Wesson

June 15, 2017


Filed under Features

This year is the last year that Tigard High will have its well renowned Japanese teacher, Noriko Roberts, as she has decided it’s time to retire. Roberts is recognized at the school for not only being the sole Japanese teacher, but also for being an excellent one at that. She started the Tigard Japanese Nat...