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The Paw

The Effects of the Eagle Creek Fire

James Favot, Jared Debban, PJ Doolin, Liam Futrell, Megan Le, Tim Galvan, Allegra Wesson, James Canfield, Makayla Schmierer, Grace Curry, Avery Smith, Aidan McDonald, Kaitlyn Wornath,, Staff Writers

September 19, 2017


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  As the orange sun rose into the hazy grey sky on the first day of school, the seniors had a Senior Sunrise unlike any other due to the Eagle Creek Fire that still raged on in the Gorge.   Timeline   Starting at around 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 2, the Eagle Creek ...

Welcome back Tigers

Welcome back Tigers

Jamie Favot, Liam Futrell, Megan Le and Kaitlyn Wornath

September 8, 2017


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The band roared and the crowd cheered; the cheerleaders danced and the choir students sang their hearts out. The back-to-school assembly, as per usual, was filled with positive energy to welcome the student body back to Tigard High. The assembly began when the choir sang “The Star-Spangled Bann...

Tech team’s mission is out of this world

Tech team’s mission is out of this world

James Favot, Copy Editor

July 15, 2017


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As Tech Team Coach Steve Fulton navigates through the remote grassy hills in a four-wheel drive truck, a group of students bouncing alongside him, everyone is starting to get weary. The Flying Tigers had launched their test balloon days ago, but the recovery team is still having trouble getting it back....

Saying Goodbye: Fields moves to Seattle

Saying Goodbye: Fields moves to Seattle

Allegra Wesson, Copy Editor

June 19, 2017


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Amber Fields’ final days as an assistant principal at Tigard may be winding down, but she hopes she has created a better school for all. One of her legacies is that she helped incoming freshmen feel more comfortable coming into Tigard High by devising the house system, where freshmen are put into gro...

Seniors share their thoughts on the ib diploma

Allegra Wesson, Copy Editor

June 15, 2017


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List of diploma candidates: Arman Alavizadeh     Kate Waggoner           Emma Barbee      Jacob Walter   Emma Blodgett      Cole Swanson    Morgan Bonds     ...

Parish makes history

Parish makes history

Makayla Schmierer, Online Editor

June 9, 2017


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Sophomore Kennedy Parish will be competing in National History Day June 11, after winning 1st place at Oregon’s National History Day. Parish was trying to find a contest that mixes her love for history with her desire to challenge herself beyond what she thinks she is capable of doing, and she found...

Juarez-Venegas joins the marines

Yulissa Santana, Staff Writer

June 9, 2017


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The 2016-2017 school year is ending, the flowers are blooming and summer is just around the corner. While other seniors are gathering things for their college dorms or looking for a roommate, Isabel Juarez-Venegas is preparing herself to be committed to the Marines. It was not an easy decision to leave family ...

Fowler hosts city council

staff

May 25, 2017


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Fowler Middle School is presenting a special opportunity to meet the leaders of the Tigard community. Come down to Fowler on the 31st to eat hot dogs and cookies with members of Tigard’s city council and youth advisory council, as well as the mayor himself.   Wednesday, May 31, 6-8 pm 10865 SW Walnut...

Tigard excels in OSAA Academic All-State this school year

Tigard excels in OSAA Academic All-State this school year

Kaitlyn Wornath, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017


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Tigard High students have made it clear that academics are just as important to them as their athletics and activities. This year, we have done better than ever before when placing in our spring sports and activities in the OSAA Academic All-State. Whether it be softball, band, or girls tennis, OSAA has...

Tech teams up with NASA

Tech teams up with NASA

Eddie Bednarek

May 22, 2017


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" order_by="sortorder" order_direction="ASC" returns="included" maximum_entity_count="500"]The Tigard High Tech team will be collaborating with NASA for the Eclipse Ballooning Project to fly a balloon during the Aug. 21 solar eclipse. The team will be providing photos and video of the state as the eclipse i...