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Happily ever after, all week long

Happily ever after, all week long

By staff

October 11, 2018


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Homecoming isn’t just a single day or event. It’s an entire week of activities.   Spirit Dress Days     During homecoming week, students dressed up for a different theme each day. On Monday, people dressed in green or included memes into their outfits. Tuesday was both superhero day...

If you can’t beat them, join the crowd

If you can’t beat them, join the crowd

By Liz Blodgett

September 25, 2018


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With all the ongoing construction, the student body is noticing how crowded Four Corners and all the hallways have become.     Though some believe the construction is the issue, others speculate the crowding to be a side effect of the school year just starting.    Many upperclassmen are fru...

Students rush to join at Club Rush

Students rush to join at Club Rush

By Maria Sotelo

September 21, 2018


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      Club Rush is a yearly gathering that provides students with time to look at and sign up for new and old student-led organizations.     On Thursday Sept. 20 traditional clubs, like MECha, Sparrow and Key Club, and incoming ones, such as the Calligraphy Club, THS Trap Shooting Team, Jewi...

Sitting a little closer this year

Sitting a little closer this year

By Allegra Wesson, Editor in Chief

September 19, 2018


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    Without the commons this year, students are finding themselves packed into the cafeteria or trying to find some place else to eat.       Principal Andy Van Fleet and the rest of the administration prepared the cafeteria for the transition by including more tables and adding t...

Back to the books

Back to the books

September 7, 2018


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The upbeat rhythm of Tigard High’s anthem welcomed old and new faces alike as the student body shuffled past the demolished commons and into the gym for this year’s back-to-school assembly on Friday. The leadership-organized gathering featured emcees Nicole Mazzeo and Diego Lopez, a performance...

We are not the enemy

We are not the enemy

By Meghan Turley, Online Editor

August 15, 2018


Filed under News, Opinion, Top Stories

The following Op-Ed is part of the national call from the Boston Globe for press across the country to react to the constant barrage of  claims that their work is fake news. The Paw's Meghan Turley is glad to join over 350 publications across the country, both from liberal and conservative publications, to ...

Hundreds gather in Sherwood for ‘Keep Families Together’ rally

By Meghan Turley, Online Editor

July 2, 2018


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On Saturday morning, an estimated 150+ families and participants gathered in front of J. Clyde Hopkins Elementary School in Sherwood to take a stand against President Trump’s “Zero Tolerance” immigration policy and protest the separation of families at the border. The gathering was one of the 700+...

Kicking off construction

Kicking off construction

By James Favot, Editor-in-Chief

June 8, 2018


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The band’s cheerful fanfare of instruments marked the beginning of Tigard High’s groundbreaking ceremony yesterday. Students and community members alike showed up to the event to celebrate the kickoff of the school’s renovation. Superintendent Ernie Brown and Principal Andy Van Fleet both gav...

It’s going to be ugly before it gets pretty

It’s going to be ugly before it gets pretty

By Olivia Young and Megan Le

May 25, 2018


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The parking situation at THS has been a heated topic recently.   Because of construction, the number of parking spaces will be drastically cut, and students who are able to drive themselves to school are left to wonder what the parking lot situation is going to be like for the next two ye...

Homegoing? What’s that?

Homegoing? What’s that?

By Megan Le and Kaitlyn Wornath

May 24, 2018


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What’s homegoing? It’s a new term heard in the halls this week to describe spring spirit days. It is intended to generate the spirit and fun of homecoming only at the end of the year as seniors are close to going away.   Leadership advisor Mckenzie Coulson explained the origins of Hom...