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Key Club hosts Special Olympics

Sydney Dauphinais, Staff Writer

November 5, 2014


Filed under Features

This last Sunday, an approximate 200 athletes participated in the Special Olympics at 20th Century Bowling Lanes. The event was hosted by our Tigard Key Club. “It was a really cool experience.” says Key Club member, sophomore Jacob Walter. “You could really tell that [the participants] were havin...

Sweet or spooky?

Sydney White, Staff Writer

October 30, 2014


Filed under Features

Walking from one room to another, children dressed as their favorite animal or disney character came to the themed rooms put together by Tigard High clubs. Tonight, the 2014 halloween rooms were a hit with little kids and their families. Children came dressed in their costumes for a night of fun, receiving...

Alzheimers Disease

Eva McConnell, Staff Writer

October 20, 2014


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

   What is Alzheimer's Disease? Some of you may have heard the term or know of someone who has it, but not many know the meaning and effects behind the label. Alzheimer's Disease is a serious progressive mental detioration in the brain that can occur when you’re middle aged or older. This disease...

Think pink

Sdney White, Staff Writer

October 10, 2014


Filed under Features

October is national breast cancer awareness month, having a month dedicated to this cause helps bring attention to the seriousness of this world-wide health issue. According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, one out of every eight women are diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. If...

October thrillers

Eva McConnell, Staff Writer

October 1, 2014


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

With fall comes spooky. As Halloween gets closer, horror/thriller themed television shows and movies start to come out. After the success of ghosts living in the murderhouse, Nuns running an asylum, and witches protecting their coven, starting on Oct. 8th on FX, American Horror Story will be premieri...

Music from across the pond

Hannah Wyatt, Staff Writer

May 27, 2014


Filed under Features

This years end of the year band concert featured a collection of songs written with heavy influences from England, Ireland, and Scotland. However there was a twist thrown in right from the start. The show opened with a percussion feature called Cupla Cups by: John Hearns, It was performed by the percus...

Ultimate nerd party

Maddie Fiorante, Staff Writer

May 22, 2014


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This evening’s Physics Extravaganza put on at Tualatin High School with Tigard guests wowed the audience once again. From explaining inertia to giant bubbles to examples of a neutron star collapsing to a giant floating shark, there was always something to look at and be fascinated by. Kinetic energ...

Tigard orchestra collaborates for last concert

Rebecca Ramirez, staff writer

May 22, 2014


Filed under Features, Poplife

As the school year nears its end, the Tigard High Orchestra performed its last concert of the year, a cafe concert with a “downtown Portland” vibe. Before the orchestra performed full ensemble pieces, soloists were able to showcase their talent as audience members socialized and snacked. Fowler student D...

Protect the skin you’re in!

Tate Watson, Staff Writer

May 20, 2014


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

As the weather heats up and everyone starts to spend more time outside in the sun wearing less clothing, it can be easy to forget about how damaging sun exposure can be while you’re trying to achieve the perfect tan. Keep your skin looking young and healthy (and yes, still tan!) with these tips. As fa...

After prom party ideas

Tate Watson, Staff Writer

May 8, 2014


Filed under Features

Prom is almost upon us and while you may have all of the logistics figured out for where you’re going to dinner, how you’ll get to the Tiffany Center, and what you’ll be wearing. However, the party doesn’t end at 11 pm when the DJ packs up. Here are some fun after prom ideas if partying isn’t your...