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Meet the new school kiosk

Meet the new school kiosk

By Bonifacio Yuzon, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018


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     Many students noticed the appearance of a large wooden desk earlier this week at the intersection between the Main Hall and North Hall.      “We thought we probably need to have a better adult presence in the halls,” Principal Andy Van Fleet said. The desk was added with the intent of p...

District passes education levy

District passes education levy

By James Favot, Editor-in-Chief

November 16, 2018


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     Measure 34-285 passed with a 74 percent approval rate in the Oregon midterm elections on Nov. 6. The measure renewed an existing education levy which provides $50 million in supplemental funding to Tigard-Tualatin schools for staff resources.      This levy serves to fill “[...] what would have been a...

Emotional and persistent: the story behind ‘The Miracle Worker’

Emotional and persistent: the story behind ‘The Miracle Worker’

By Olivia Young, News Editor

November 15, 2018


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     Every year, THS’s Theater puts on a fall production to entertain their community and display the talent and skill of the people in their department. This year they are doing the Miracle Worker, a play that highlights the struggles and triumphs of Helen Keller in her childhood and her careta...

Seniors Campbell Gray and Gabby Brown signed to play at collegiate level

Seniors Campbell Gray and Gabby Brown signed to play at collegiate level

By Maddie Cooke

November 15, 2018


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     With heads in the game and hearts in the sport, seniors Campbell Gray and Gabby Brown signed on Nov. 14 to play their sports at a collegiate level.      Gray, who has played basketball since she was four, signed to play for UC Davis as a point guard.       “I think the time I ...

Country roads, take me home to Tigard High’s Veterans Day Assembly

Country roads, take me home to Tigard High’s Veterans Day Assembly

By Liz Blodgett, Features Editor

November 9, 2018


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Photos: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1ycQaifS4LeXfJn4kKP8GyTbzENOR5vmU      On Nov. 9 veterans from around the Portland metropolitan area came to school for a breakfast and an assembly to honor them for all they did for the country.     As everyone walked into the assembly, the band played upbeat tunes to get everyone excited. After everyone gathered in the gym, teacher Tim Hummel stepped...

Watch Courtney run!

Watch Courtney run!

By Meghan Turley, Online Editor

November 6, 2018


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      Courtney Neron, a former foreign language teacher at Tigard High, is running to be a representative of House District 26, which encompasses Wilsonville, Hillsboro, Sherwood, and some parts of Bull Mountain.      Neron taught for nine years and resigned at the end of last year to pursue h...

Happily ever after, all week long

Happily ever after, all week long

By staff

October 11, 2018


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Homecoming isn’t just a single day or event. It’s an entire week of activities.   Spirit Dress Days     During homecoming week, students dressed up for a different theme each day. On Monday, people dressed in green or included memes into their outfits. Tuesday was both superhero day...

If you can’t beat them, join the crowd

If you can’t beat them, join the crowd

By Liz Blodgett

September 25, 2018


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With all the ongoing construction, the student body is noticing how crowded Four Corners and all the hallways have become.     Though some believe the construction is the issue, others speculate the crowding to be a side effect of the school year just starting.    Many upperclassmen are fru...

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...