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Free menstrual products are available in bathrooms throughout the school. The Period Clubs at the two district high schools brought the need to the school boards attention, and a resolution was passed in January, four months before the Oregon legislature passed a similar law.

New in the School: Free Menstrual Products

By Addison Flint and Molly Fast, Staff Writer September 24, 2021

 When students walked into the bathrooms on the first day of school, they saw something new—dispensers that provide free menstrual products.      On Jan. 25 school board members unanimously voted...

Freshman Luke Schwab and junior Cate Dover are no match for science teacher Geoffrey Jarman during the pie eating contest. The Welcome Back assembly on Sept. 17 included a performance by the dance team and some cheering by the cheer team in addition to pie eating.

Fresh air, fresh spirit

By Elle Ervin, Staff Writer September 20, 2021

The first assembly all together since the COVID-19 shutdown was on Friday, Sept. 17. Students and staff gathered in the football stadium to build excitement for the upcoming year.       Masks...

Vice Principal Tyler Davila shows students how to find their first period classroom during the freshman (and sophomore) orientation. Many students had not ever been in the building.

Freshmen and Sophomores fill the halls

By Abbi Elliott, Editor in Chief September 10, 2021

After 544 days since students experienced a “normal” day of school, freshmen and sophomores made their way through the high school doors for orientation on Sept. 8.      On Track Coordinator...

POV: Youre on Online School

POV: You’re on Online School

By Deja Fitzwater and Sophie Fenton February 24, 2021

“I am going to present my tab for the SEL lesson in Nearpod! Tell me if I am on mute, and please type your answers in the chat if your cameras are not on since you only woke up five minutes ago.”    Since...

A common sight during vaccination season as a nurse extracts medicine to give to a patient.

Germs, Flu, Cold, and Corona

By Deja Fitzwater, Editor January 24, 2021

   “Covid is a type of coronavirus, similar to swine flu. The virus infects the lungs and air sacs, causing fluid and inflammation,” RN Sadie Fitzwater said.       Fitzwater worked on OHSU’s...

Students Angered by Riots at the Capitol

Students Angered by Riots at the Capitol

By Sophie Fenton and Deja Fitzwater January 19, 2021

Around 10:00 EST, Jan. 6, 2021:  United States President Donald J. Trump held a rally inspiring the Save America March down Pennsylvania Avenue. “We’re supposed to protect our country, support...

Google profile picture changes shock students. By 4th period on Monday, many students in Hillary Curriers Introduction to Publications class still had last years photo as their Google Meet icon.

Profile picture change surprises students

By Talia Bair, Intro to Pubs November 24, 2020

     Over the weekend, the profile pictures of all the TTSD students changed to their previous year’s school photo.       The district office sent an email to students explaining that teachers...

During Freshman Orientation 2019, freshman Isaac Lafohn and junior Anthony Salazar tried to pop balloons back-to-back. It wasnt as easy as it looked.

Link Crew switches things up

By Aubrey Jordan, Yearbook Editor, Staff Writer October 12, 2020

     Link Crew Leaders help freshmen stay connected during their first year of high school.       In the past Link Crew has been responsible for leading freshmen through their first day of school...

Student and community volunteers work to sanitize food before sorting it. So far, Packed with Pride has collected commitments from over 500 volunteers.

Persevering with Packed with Pride

By Meghan Turley, Co-Editor in Chief March 18, 2020
The program aims to unite community volunteers to collect food, books, and other supplies for families in need during the Coronavirus outbreak
Although TTSD cancels school on March 13, students could come in and pick up books and computers. A group of junior boys wandered through the empty science hall.

Life as a student: canceled until further notice

By Katelyn Wilhoit and Olivia Niemi March 13, 2020

     COVID-19 caused by the novel coronavirus has become the word of the day after the country, state, and this school district have come out with closures, rules and regulations on how people are meant...

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