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The new spirit app brings out the best (and worst) in students

The new spirit app brings out the best (and worst) in students

By Ashley Sample, Staff Writer

October 12, 2019

Leadership introduced a new app called Spirit this year hoping to get students more involved with school events. It motivates students to go to events by making attendance competitive.

Tigard High’s thoughts on new building

By James Favot, Copy Editor

September 27, 2019

Q: What do you think of your new room? Jodi Mello: So far, I like it a lot. The rooms are really nice now that the temperature is back to normal[…] The room is nice and clean, and the big windows really help. Denise Thornton: I really like it. I think it’s great that we have windows because...

Bailey gets the grade

Bailey gets the grade

By James Favot, Copy Editor

September 18, 2019

 The student body didn’t just meet a new building at the start of the month—they also met a new principal. New principal Brian Bailey has many years of school administrative work under his belt and is hoping to employ this knowledge to better the Tigard community.

Q&A with Debbie Ebert

By Bonifacio Yuzon, Staff Writer

June 15, 2019

Debbie Ebert is the HR director for the Tigard-Tualatin School District. Earlier this week, she held a meeting during lunch at Tigard High for any curious students to inquire about the hiring process for the school's new principal.   What qualities do you look for in a principal? We are looking for so...

Nothing but Pride

Nothing but Pride

By Maddie Cooke, Multimedia Editor

June 7, 2019

Senior Daniel Au proudly shares his identity and continues to embrace it, despite struggles he faces at home

Student-led campaign amplifies student voice in the community

Student-led campaign amplifies student voice in the community

By Jared Debban, Sports Editor

June 3, 2019

Ben Bowman  won the School Board election taking over 50 percent of the votes in the election on May 21.

A chance to prepare before stepping out into the terrifying, real world that is post-graduation.

A chance to prepare before stepping out into the terrifying, real world that is post-graduation.

By Maria Sotelo and Citlally Mexicano-Nukaga

May 30, 2019

Community Experience for Career Education (CE2) is a vocational program offered by Tigard High and other schools that supports students who are struggling with school. According to the TTSD website, the program has existed since 1972, starting out as just a small project created by the Northwest Regional Educational Library.

The symptoms of senioritis strike the class of 2019

The symptoms of senioritis strike the class of 2019

By Allegra Wesson, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 21, 2019

    It’s less than fifteen school days until seniors can graduate and go onto the next leg of their life. At this point, many may be feeling “senioritis” and start to skip school or not do their homework. The last stretch may start to feel like the hardest out of all of them to complete.

Chloe Skinner, Tigard Youth Volunteer of the Year, has a passion for helping others

Chloe Skinner, Tigard Youth Volunteer of the Year, has a passion for helping others

By Olivia Young, News Editor

May 15, 2019

     Chloe Skinner is the Tigard Youth Volunteer of the Year award. The award was formally presented to her during the Shining Stars Community Awards Gala on May 3. Skinner, who’s president of Key Club, Super Friends, as well as co president of Sparrow and National Honors Society, has had many vo...

Thespians go to state and qualify for nationals

Thespians go to state and qualify for nationals

By Liz Blodgett, Feature Editor

April 23, 2019

From the opening lights to the final bow, the Tigard Thespian Troupe stick together through every play, achievement, and competition.