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Student Success Act secures the bag on funding

Student Success Act secures the bag on funding

By James Favot, Copy Editor

October 17, 2019

 The Student Success Act aims to generate an extra $1 billion annually to be distributed statewide among all Oregon schools. On top of that, the act promises a slight reduction in personal income tax rates. The money for the act will come from a raised business tax.

Freshman Wheel Rolls Out

Freshman Wheel Rolls Out

By Delena Do, Staff Writer

October 4, 2019

This story originally appeared in the June 2019 issue of The Paw. In the fall of 2020, freshmen will begin taking nine-week-long elective courses rather than full-semester electives. This concept, dubbed the “Freshmen Wheel,” was proposed by Superintendent Dr. Sue Rieke-Smith. Smith previous...

What’s the password?

What’s the password?

By Zoey Westby, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

Students no longer have access to the Wi-Fi at school... unless someone leaks the password

Counselors await office upgrade

Counselors await office upgrade

By Olivia Young, Online Editor

September 26, 2019

Tigard’s new renovations have resulted in the temporary relocation of the counseling office.

CLUB FOCUS: STUDD, An Eye Opening Wheel

CLUB FOCUS: STUDD, An Eye Opening Wheel

By Ashley White, Staff Writer

September 24, 2019

     Stop Tigard Underage Drinking and Drug use (STUDD), alongside Tigard Turns the Tide, held a stand on the streets of downtown Tigard for the Tigard Family Fest Street Fair on Sept. 14.      STUDD works to resolve problems created by drug use in Tigard, and educates others about said drug use prob...

Crushing on clubs

Crushing on clubs

By Delena Do, Staff Writer

September 23, 2019

It’s that time of the year again, club rush is here

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...