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Tigard excels in OSAA Academic All-State this school year

Tigard excels in OSAA Academic All-State this school year

By Kaitlyn Wornath, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017


Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

Tigard High students have made it clear that academics are just as important to them as their athletics and activities. This year, we have done better than ever before when placing in our spring sports and activities in the OSAA Academic All-State. Whether it be softball, band, or girls tennis, OSAA has...

Tech teams up with NASA

Tech teams up with NASA

By Eddie Bednarek

May 22, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

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SKID assembly impacts students before prom

SKID assembly impacts students before prom

By Eddie Bednarek, Editor-In-Chief

May 3, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Crying parents, a Life Flight helicopter and the fictional death of a fellow student was the image that juniors and seniors were given at the graphic and powerful SKID (Stop Kids Intoxicated Driving) assembly. Coordinated by leadership, the assembly featured several students acting out the lead-up and afte...

Distinguished alumni honored

Distinguished alumni honored

By Jamie Favot

April 29, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

As part of the grand finale of Tiger Pride Week, two more brilliant minds were inducted into the Distinguished Alumni of Tigard High School. Chet Bowers and Dr. Allison Taylor Furey were recognized for their powerful contributions to global society, as well as their sheer ability to strive for success a...

Croft says “adios amigos” to Tigard

By James Favot, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017


Filed under News, Staff

 After teaching here for 37 years, Spanish teacher leaves her mark A teacher, a traveler, a musician, and an inspiring achiever — it seems like Spanish professor Nathalie Croft has done it all. She has left a positive image on educators and learners alike during her years at Ti...

Students bring senior citizen prom full circle

Students bring senior citizen prom full circle

By Megan Le and James Favot

February 17, 2017


Filed under Features, News

More photos from the senior citizen prom can be found under the "Event Photos" tab The Senior Citizen Prom is an annual tradition that has been held at Tigard High School for over a decade. It serves as an event for senior citizens and students alike to interact and have fun together. The prom was ...

Senator Merkley’s town hall draws a crowd

Senator Merkley’s town hall draws a crowd

By Tor Gullholm

January 28, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

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Dibinga motivates student body

Dibinga motivates student body

By Jamie Favot, Staff Writer

January 9, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

The student body assembled in the gym to meet a motivating, optimistic, humorous and inspirational personality -- Omékongo Dibinga, PhD: rapper, musician, and motivational speaker. Dibinga had met with leadership students before and gone to many other schools and events as well, even speaking at the...

Annual assembly honors veterans

Annual assembly honors veterans

By Ryan Dexheimer

November 11, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories

On Friday, Nov. 4, Tigard High School maintained its over 20 year tradition of recognizing the veterans that live in our community. The assembly took place a week before Veterans Day, but both the students and veterans were there to keep the tradition. During the assembly about 75 veterans, including fo...

Sit in for unity draws students and staff

Sit in for unity draws students and staff

By Tor Gullholm

November 10, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories

Between second lunch and fourth block, students gathered in the commons for a sit in protest. The purpose of the sit in was to make one thing clear: Tigard High School is a place of acceptance and love, and is a school for all students. Principal, Andy Van Fleet gave a short speech at the start of th...