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A look at this election’s third-party options

Caleigh Smith

October 8, 2016


Filed under News

With all of the news and controversy surrounding the two main parties of this presidential race, many people seem to miss the details of the other third party candidates on the ballot. Based on various polls, interviews, and more, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are by far the most disliked president...

Band plays on through the storm

Band plays on through the storm

Eddie Bednarek

October 7, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories, Video

The THS marching band started their season very strong with an extremely successful competition at the Pacific Coast Invitational at Sprague High School on Oct. 1. Marching band competitions are divided into two portions. In preliminary competition, bands are divided into three classes based on the...

Back to School Assembly welcomes new and returning Tigers

Back to School Assembly welcomes new and returning Tigers

Emma Aldrich

September 25, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories

  Leadership welcomed back the student body with an exciting and interactive “Back to School” Assembly on Sept. 9. The assembly was full of performances and a sneak peek at Tigard's leadership team. ASB Assemblies leader, Megan Priaulx and her committee organized the assembly to bring the st...

MEChA bonds with other area chapters

MEChA bonds with other area chapters

Carla Gonzalez

May 24, 2016


Filed under News

MEChA is a Chicano student movement on a mission to spread cultural awareness; however, the club welcomes anyone and everyone working towards that same goal. On April 31 the MEChA club headed to their annual statewide conference at Gresham High School. At this conference all the MEChA chapters of the...

Cara Filler touches THS with her story

Francesca Bazzo

May 23, 2016


Filed under News

On May 20 Tigard High School hosted an assembly to educate students to prevent car accidents. Prom 2016 is right around the corner, and it’s one of the most important events of the whole year. Graduation is also extremely close, and with it grad parties are too. Those are really fun events, but...

Academic Pride Assembly honors students

Academic Pride Assembly honors students

Juliette Tisseur and Allegra Wesson

May 6, 2016


Filed under News

On Friday, April 29 the Academic Pride Assembly signified the end of Academic Week, celebrated students who won awards and entertained with a couple other events like the Brain Bowl and science experiments from IB chemistry students. Jordan Samuels kicked off the assembly with the reverberating...

Tualatin High School speaks up with #GirlsWithGuts

Tualatin High School speaks up with #GirlsWithGuts

Hannah Curry and Tor Gullholm

May 6, 2016


Filed under News

According to Rape Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN), 97 out of every 100 rapists walk away from their victims without spending any time in jail. A majority of rape victims keep to themselves when attacked because when brave ones that speak up say something, they often get shut down. Former...

Tigard Tigers at work

Desirae Lewis, Student writer

May 4, 2016


Filed under News

Lots of THS students are taking on the responsibility of having a part time job. Once they have turned 16 years old, there are countless places that students could apply. As of October 2014, youth enrolled in high school had an employment rate of 18 percent according the Child Trends Databank. Senio...

How Donald Trump is seen through Tigard High students’ eyes

Jalane Hailu, Student writer

May 4, 2016


Filed under News

Donald John Trump is currently the frontrunner for the Republican Party nomination for President. Clearly he has many fans, but the reaction of two student leaders at Tigard is negative. Many believe that his unapologetic attitude will cost him the election. He has called women he dislikes unattractive...

Radon testing in the district

Radon testing in the district

Danny Lyons, Student writer

May 4, 2016


Filed under News

Tigard-Tualatin School District gets a five year head start on radon testing. Radon is a radioactive, colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that is known to cause lung cancer. Testing for radon is a new law and it requires the district's plans for testing to be due on Sept. 1. The actual testing date ...