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Welcome Back Assembly was out of this world

Welcome Back Assembly was out of this world

By Ashley Sample, Delena Do, Noah Vu, Abbi Elliott, staff writers

September 6, 2019

     Eyes turned towards the door as an alien ran through the gym.       Two leadership members, junior Abdi Mohamoud and senior Andrew Carter, chased a green figure across the gym floor to start the Welcome Back Assembly.       Freshman Bobbi Mackenzie (Chambers) sang the National Anthem. Senior class...

Frosh are the focus

Frosh are the focus

By Students in Intro to Journalism class, staff writers

September 4, 2019

Link Crew keeps the first day fun for freshmen

Van Fleet announces leave

Van Fleet announces leave

By James Favot, Copy Editor

June 15, 2019

Van Fleet's departure from Tigard was officially announced by Superintendent Dr. Sue-Rieke Smith on June 10. After four years at Tigard High, Principal Andy Van Fleet will officially assume the principal role of Fowler Middle School come July. He will be taking the place of former Fowler principal D...

How art students finish the year–a SMACKDOWN

How art students finish the year–a SMACKDOWN

By Delena Do, staff writer

June 11, 2019

“We were invited by PCC...to be a part of this smackdown. It was like a boxing match for painters and it was THS, versus Wilson High school versus PCC versus Clackamas Community College, and the one rule was we were to paint from a still life which is objects that we have brought in, but we could a...

When the students become the teachers

When the students become the teachers

By Maria Sotelo, Staff Writer

June 5, 2019

Oregon needs more teachers of color. What if they can change this for the next generation?

Seniors have the chance to walk the old halls

Seniors have the chance to walk the old halls

By Jessica Krueger, Staff Writer

May 24, 2019

Seniors will be kicking off a new tradition: the Grad Walk. After the Senior Awards Assembly on June 6, the class of 2019 will be bussed to Tigard’s feeder elementary and middle schools: Durham, Templeton, Mary Woodward, Metzger, CFT, Twality and Fowler.

Coulson and Abell change things up with Leadership

Coulson and Abell change things up with Leadership

By Maria Sotelo, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

The upcoming leadership class of 2020 will be much smaller than in previous years, and taught by Jesse Abell. He will be replacing current leadership advisor McKenzie Coulson.

Thousands gather in downtown Portland to rally for Student Success Act

Thousands gather in downtown Portland to rally for Student Success Act

By Meghan Turley, Online Editor

May 9, 2019

    On Wednesday, an estimated 20,000 educators from across the state gathered at Tom Mccall Waterfront to call on legislators to pass the Students Success Act. The walkout lead to the closure of 600 schools statewide, in districts such as Beaverton, Tigard-Tualatin, and Portland Public Schools....