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Academic Pride Assembly honors students

Academic Pride Assembly honors students

By Juliette Tisseur and Allegra Wesson

May 6, 2016


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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

By Hannah Curry and Tor Gullholm

May 6, 2016


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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

By Desirae Lewis, Student writer

May 4, 2016


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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

By Jalane Hailu, Student writer

May 4, 2016


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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

By Danny Lyons, Student writer

May 4, 2016


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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 ...

What, me worry?

By Amanda Aman and Desirae Lewis

April 22, 2016


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THS is providing a workshop and support system for those struggling with anxiety or depression. Its purpose is to give students and parents a better understanding of emotions and how to cope with them. “We want to give resources to families about how they can talk about anxiety and depression with t...

Representing Tigard High in Washington D.C.

By Juliette Tisseur, Student writer

March 29, 2016


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Three of our students have been selected to go to a conference in Washington D.C. where they will meet state senators, house representatives and possibly the president. On March 5-9 junior Zarah Hashmat and seniors Nicole Bintliff and Marie Piatski are flying to D.C. with other students from different...

Tigard voices sing their way to the top

By Amanda Aman, Student writer

March 17, 2016


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Each year choir students showcase their voices at the Solo Ensemble Contest. This year the contest was held at West Linn on Feb. 20 and showcased a variety of voices. Sopranos, Altos, Basses, etc sang in front of a judges and few audience members consisting of family and friends. The experience diff...

Art revealed

Art revealed

By Kyleen Jones, Student writer

February 5, 2016


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On the evening of March 29 is the opening day of this year's art show. However, the 30th is the first day it will be open to the public, and it will run until the 7th, informed Mrs. Socolofsky. The art show used to be called the Senior art show. But this year the show is specifically for students tha...

Leadership brings publicity wall to life

Leadership brings publicity wall to life

By Jacob Jones, Online newspaper editor

February 3, 2016


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

While the names on the publicity wall are made known to lots of students, the people behind the publicity wall often go unrecognized. Nicole Bintliff, senior ASB leadership student, is in charge of a small committee whose job it is to select names of students and put them up on the publicity wall, whi...