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Start your future at YEBW

By Amanda Prince, Staff Writer

May 3, 2015


Filed under Features

Planning on graduating with a business major? Then YEBW Young Entrepreneur Business Week is just right for you! Sign up for a week of learning leadership, communication, business fundamentals, and financial literacy skills. This week long camp gives you experience before you are out of high school, ...

2015 music festivals

By Eva McConnell, Staff Writer

April 9, 2015


Filed under Features

As the weather gets warmer and school nears towards break, music festivals begin to pop out for the spring and summer time. Some may begin to wonder how music festivals work and the basic questions that comes along with it. For those interested in attending well known festivals such as Coachella, Lollapalooza...

Show must go on

By Taylor WIlhoit, Staff Writer

January 5, 2015


Filed under Features

When the Theatre Department found out there was to be no winter play, most of the students were filled with anger and resentment. The winter play used to be student written, cast and directed by the members of the advanced theatre class. Many felt they were being cheated out of their favorite play. Two st...

Dan Sacks Is Alone album out now

Dan Sacks Is Alone album out now

By Sydney Dauphinais, Staff Writer

November 30, 2014


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Tigard students can typically be caught downloading the hottest new songs on the iTunes Top 10, but this holiday season, you can find them listening to music that’s a bit more local. This November 22nd, Tigard HighSenior Daniel Sacks released a self-made album titled, “Dan Sacks Is Alone’. It...

Fall play “Dearly Departed”

By Taylor Wilhoit, Staff Writer

November 25, 2014


Filed under Features

If you think your family is dysfunctional, try planning a funeral in the heart of the south with the Turner family, where “white trash” meets “big personality”. With colorful characters including a pious lady, her demonic son, and a beauty queen stuck in the past, the funeral plans take twists ...

Student hikers lost on Mount Hood

Student hikers lost on Mount Hood

By Maddie Fiorante, Newspaper Editor

November 24, 2014


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

    Students of Tigard High, junior Tyler Sims and senior Cole Cameron, found themselves lost on Mount Hood on November 8 after what was supposed to be simple weekend hike. Originally, the experienced hikers planned to follow the main trail head, Top Spur, to hike the Snow Dragon Ice Caves; but the...

Night of the livin’ blues

By Sydney Dauphinais, Staff Writer

November 15, 2014


Filed under Features, News

With months of preparation behind their belt, Tigard High Jazz Bands and Guitar Ensembles performed their sets Saturday night for “Night of the Livin’ Blues” to a cafeteria full of almost 300 supporters. Candles were the centerpiece of every circular table, giving the venue a dim lighting. Col...

Key Club hosts Special Olympics

By 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?

By 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

By 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...