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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


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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...

Amazing Tigers

Amazing Tigers

May 16, 2018


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The fame, the fortune, and the bragging rights––nine pairs of students competed with everything on the line in Tigard High’s first ever Amazing Race.   Throughout the week of April 22, these pairs battled in mind-boggling challenges and ruthless activities, a pair being eliminated after each...

Only four more

Only four more

By Grace Curry

May 10, 2018


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“The Drowsy Chaperone” opened last weekend, and will be followed by performances on May 10-12. This musical comedy is narrated by the Man in the Chair as he takes the audience through his life stories, all while listening to a nostalgic record of his favorite musical. “There’s some misadventures on the way, ...