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How art students finish the year–a SMACKDOWN

How art students finish the year–a SMACKDOWN

By Delena Do, staff writer

June 11, 2019

“We were invited by PCC...to be a part of this smackdown. It was like a boxing match for painters and it was THS, versus Wilson High school versus PCC versus Clackamas Community College, and the one rule was we were to paint from a still life which is objects that we have brought in, but we could a...

When the students become the teachers

When the students become the teachers

By Maria Sotelo, Staff Writer

June 5, 2019

Oregon needs more teachers of color. What if they can change this for the next generation?

Seniors have the chance to walk the old halls

Seniors have the chance to walk the old halls

By Jessica Krueger, Staff Writer

May 24, 2019

Seniors will be kicking off a new tradition: the Grad Walk. After the Senior Awards Assembly on June 6, the class of 2019 will be bussed to Tigard’s feeder elementary and middle schools: Durham, Templeton, Mary Woodward, Metzger, CFT, Twality and Fowler.

Coulson and Abell change things up with Leadership

Coulson and Abell change things up with Leadership

By Maria Sotelo, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

The upcoming leadership class of 2020 will be much smaller than in previous years, and taught by Jesse Abell. He will be replacing current leadership advisor McKenzie Coulson.

Thousands gather in downtown Portland to rally for Student Success Act

Thousands gather in downtown Portland to rally for Student Success Act

By Meghan Turley, Online Editor

May 9, 2019

    On Wednesday, an estimated 20,000 educators from across the state gathered at Tom Mccall Waterfront to call on legislators to pass the Students Success Act. The walkout lead to the closure of 600 schools statewide, in districts such as Beaverton, Tigard-Tualatin, and Portland Public Schools....

Anticipated statewide teacher walkouts lead to TTSD cancellation

Anticipated statewide teacher walkouts lead to TTSD cancellation

By Meghan Turley and Olivia Young

May 7, 2019

The Tigard Tualatin school district has decided to close school this Wednesday, May 8, in anticipation of the teacher walkouts planned statewide.

Tori Lopez, Rose Festival Princess, celebrates her last day of high school

Tori Lopez, Rose Festival Princess, celebrates her last day of high school

By Jessica Krueger, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

 Maria (Tori) Lopez, class of 2019 was announced as a Rose Festival princess. She has been heavily involved with Tigard High School, and is a member of Sparrow club, Speech and Debate, National Honor Society, and many more clubs and organizations. She is an amazing student as well. But with the Rose Festival coming up, Lopez gets out of school early–today in fact.

Finance Fest a success

Finance Fest a success

By James Favot, Editor in Chief

April 30, 2019

Business teacher Sue Suttich, in collaboration with FinMango, held Tigard High’s first “Finance Fest” last Thursday. The three-hour event was open to all and comprised of various informational sessions which promoted an understanding of personal finance and investing.

Speech and Debate team takes on State

Speech and Debate team takes on State

By Maddie Cooke, Multimedia Editor

April 29, 2019

April 18 through April 20, the speech and debate state qualifiers started their journey for state at 5:30 a.m. in the Tigard high school parking lot, where they headed towards Western Oregon University.