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Got Spirit?

By Raymond Corral, HiSpots Design Editor

December 11, 2011


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It's that time of year, the time you get to show off your school spirit. Our spirt days are back for the holidays for our last day week of school in the year 2011. On Monday, show off the coolest holiday hats you've got in "Holiday Hat Day". Wouldn't you want to be one of Santa's little helpers? On...

Jazz concert tonight for the holiday season

By Jamie Burgess, Staff Writer

December 8, 2011


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If you love jazz music and you want to help support the band program, come to the jazz band concert on Thursday night. It starts at 7 p.m. in the Deb Fennell auditorium. They will be playing a great set list of songs including some seasonal tunes to kick off the holidays. Tigard high is also welcomi...

Winter choir concert tonight

By Teddi Faller, Staff Writer

December 7, 2011


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Get ready to be serenaded by the choirs in the auditorium at 7:30 p.m. tonight at the Winter Choir Concert. Choralation, Mens' Choir, Treble Choir, Beginning Womens' Choir will be performing winter holiday music. There will also be some solos and small ensemble pieces, including Emma Johnson's rendi...

Tigerettes provide clinic for young budding dancers

By Amanda Lam, Staff Writer

December 2, 2011


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Elementary school students (Kindergarten to 5th grade) are invited to join the Tigard Tigerettes for a kiddie clinic on Saturday December 3 in the Tigard High School small gym. The clinic begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 11:30, registration is at the door and the cost is only $20, the fee will help pay...

Cyber bullying presentation brings awareness

By Hadi Rahal-Arabi, Guest Writer

December 2, 2011


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Second block was extended yesterday to bring awareness to cyber bullying through student discussion and a video from Jostens entitled "Pause Before You Post". Students were given tips on safe social networking, and how to avoid cyber bullying. The focus was being wary of what you post, because you don't...

Play – ‘Almost, Maine’

Play – ‘Almost, Maine’

By Sophie Peterson, Staff Writer

November 17, 2011


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Almost, Maine is a light-hearted, touching and intimate (in more ways than one!) production that you definitely should not miss. The story takes place in the small, fictional town of Almost, Maine. In each scene, a small piece of magic occurs that captivates the audience while still complementing the unde...

Show off your ugly sweaters to get into HiSpots holiday issue!

By Raymond Corral, HiSpots Design Editor

November 15, 2011


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Do you have an ugly sweater you dislike so much that it's fashion suicide even trying to attempt to wear it? Now there is finally a use for it! Publications is allowing anyone to send in a photo of them wearing their ugly sweater for a contest to get into the Holidays Issue of HiSpots this December....

Thanksgiving Day Run at Cook Park again this year

Thanksgiving Day Run at Cook Park again this year

By Kari O'Donnell, Staff Writer

November 15, 2011


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The annual Thanksgiving Day Run is Nov. 24, 2011, starting at Cook Park in Tigard. Each of the 500 runners will receive his or her own start time, made possible by world-class timing equipment. They will be given between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. to pick it up. Kids ages 13-and-under race free. The 1K Run/Walk...

Omnitouch makes screens obsolete

Omnitouch makes screens obsolete

By Teddi Faller, Staff Writer

November 11, 2011


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Chris Harrison, a Carnegie Mellon grad and employee of Microsoft, has been working on a series of products to make computers more mobile without making them larger, but with the benefits of a large screen. "The central idea is that you can't make mobile devices bigger without losing the primary benefit...

Can drive a success

By Amanda Lam, Staff Writer

November 8, 2011


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The Drive-By Can Drive hosted by the Fashion Club took place during the second half of October to raise money on the behalf of the Caring Closet. It was a huge success, thanks to many students of elementary, middle and high schools. The Fashion Club was able to raise a total of $4,600. There were...