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State colleges visiting to discuss future options

State colleges visiting to discuss future options

Brett Higgins, Copy Editor

October 11, 2011


Filed under News

Wednesday, Oct. 12, Oregon colleges such as Oregon State University, Portland State University, Southern Oregon University, Eastern Oregon University, Oregon Institute of Technology, Western Oregon University, Portland Community College, and University of Oregon will be holding a meeting in the main...

To pie or not to pie?

To pie or not to pie?

Ashton Babcock, Online Editor

October 11, 2011


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At the Homecoming Assembly Oct. 21, one lucky student will be throwing a pie at three chosen teachers as part of a fundraiser for Mr. Wilson's Shakespeare class field trip to Ashland in November. Raffle tickets are $1, and you can buy them at both lunches wherever they're sold (usually the Commons),...

Assembly peps up students for Tualatin game

Assembly peps up students for Tualatin game

Teddi Faller, Staff Writer

October 7, 2011


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Leadership rallied everyone together for the pep assembly about the Tigard v. Tualatin football game Oct. 7. The cheerleaders opened with a dance to Lady Gaga's "Edge of Glory". Then senior Valeria Vila sang the national anthem. It was a little rocky in the beginning, but she quickly laughed it off...

Library sells used books and other media in Book Sale

Library sells used books and other media in Book Sale

Anna Roberts, Staff Writer

October 5, 2011


Filed under News, Top Stories

The Tigard Library is having a book sale Friday Oct. 7 and Saturday Oct. 8 in the Community Room. Friday it starts at 9 a.m. and goes until 5 p.m. Saturday it starts at 9 a.m. and goes until 3 p.m. Hardbacks are two dollars, softcovers are one dollar. If that's too expensive, paperbacks are only...

The babies are back

The babies are back

Sophie Peterson, Staff Writer

October 1, 2011


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As you may have already noticed, the extremely creepy yet somehow cute fake babies are back! Mr. Hummel’s Health 2 students are given the option (don’t worry baby-haters, this assignment isn’t required) to take care of these amazingly realistic robot-babies for 50 extra credit points. The Real...

‘Above the Influence’

‘Above the Influence’

Raymond Corral, HiSpots Design Editor

September 29, 2011


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Stop Tigard Underage Drinking Club (STUD) will be hosting an "Above the Influence" contest. Anyone will have the chance to enter a drawing, painting or picture that will demonstrate being "above the influence" and relate to the anti-drug campaign. It must be school appropriate. STUD will disqualify...

Get signed up for your PSAT

Sophie Peterson, Staff Writer

September 25, 2011


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As we all know, it takes a lot to get into college these days, including good SAT scores. Luckily, pre-SATs are being offered at Tigard High. The PSATs are open to sophomores and juniors who are interested in getting a head start on those daunting SATs. This year, the test will only cost $25 as...

Facebook users don’t ‘like’ changes

Facebook users don’t ‘like’ changes

Emily Pfeiffer, Staff Writer

September 22, 2011


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In the past six months, Facebook has added many advancements to their website. One of the most recent advancements has been the new chat system. The new chat now separates your online friends into two different sections. In the upper portion of your chat sidebar, it shows people with whom you chat the...

Tigard Rotary Club gets ready to send students abroad

Tigard Rotary Club gets ready to send students abroad

Jamie Burgess, Staff Writer

September 22, 2011


Filed under News

Every year, Tigard High School welcomes students from all around the world. They come from tons of different places to learn about American culture and schooling. But, have you ever thought of going to visit their schools? The Rotary Club of Tigard is getting ready to take a look at our students and...

International Baccalaureate Information Night is back

International Baccalaureate Information Night is back

Sophie Peterson, Staff Writer

September 21, 2011


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International Baccalaureate (I.B.) Night is sneaking up on us already. For all of you aspiring to get an I.B. Diploma, listen up! I.B. Night will held on Wednesday, Sept 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the library. Families of juniors and sophomores are encouraged to attend if their student is interested in the...