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Spooky haunted houses to attend

By Hannah Curry, Staff Writer

October 26, 2015


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Halloween is a time to be scared or scare your friends, and what better way to do that than go to a haunted house! Trick-or-treating is fun, but as years go on, high school students just don’t seem interested in dressing up and going door to door to get candy. Many haunted houses are open through Hall...

Meet the new administration

Meet the new administration

By Eddie Bednarek and Tor Gullholm

October 2, 2015


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Tigard High School has an almost completely new administration, bringing new points of view and a fresh drive to work this year. There are two new Associate Principals and a Dean of Students. Along with these additions, our former Associate Principal, Mr. Andrew Van Fleet, has taken Mr. Mark Neffend...

A season of change

By Zach Otto

October 1, 2015


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Many changes have come to Tigard High School as we get into this new year. “We’re not changing a lot; we’re just improving what we know we do well,” said new Principal, Mr. Andrew Van Fleet. Perhaps the catalyst for some of these changes was the retirement of Mr. Mark Neffendorf and the initi...

New clubs and new members at Club Rush

New clubs and new members at Club Rush

By Jacob Jones and Tim Galvan

September 28, 2015


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New clubs held the floor at Club Rush Wednesday, Sept. 23. Baking Club made its debut while Anime Club came out of retirement, and many students were re-joining clubs or joining for the first time. “We have a few new clubs trying to get started,” said Miss McKenzie Coulson, the advisor of Clu...

Annual Ashland trip

By Taylor Wilhoit, Staff Writer

March 17, 2015


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For some students the two days off for parent teacher conference meant sleeping in and relaxing all weekend, but for some students it was a weekend they would never forget. Twenty students went down to Ashland, Oregon for the Shakespeare festival. It wasn't sponsored, but senior Jessica Carter, orga...

Ebola survivor sues hospital

By Sydney White, Staff Writer

March 4, 2015


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 Nina Pham, a 26 year old nurse, personally faced an unimaginable epidemic that troubled the thoughts of millions of civilians across the world. Pham overcame Ebola's possibly fatal threats and fought against the hospitals lack of preparation along with her lack of privacy during her illness. However, the...

Alice in Wonderland preview

By Sydney White, staff writer

February 19, 2015


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With the passing of the winter play, Two’s a Crowd, preparation has begun for the upcoming spring play. The 2015 spring play will be Alice in Wonderland; auditions will be held monday, February 23 and call backs will follow on wednesday and friday.  An informational meeting covering the play will...

Kate Brown takes office as Oregon’s governor

Kate Brown takes office as Oregon’s governor

By Sydney Dauphinais, Staff Writer

February 19, 2015


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Following the scandals and resignation of former Oregon governor John Kitzhaber, Democrat Kate Brown took his place this Wednesday morning. The switch will not only provide cultural polarity with stark differences from Kitzhaber, but with Brown’s firm activism, some immediate changes will take place. ...

NHS Blood Drive

By Sydney Dauphinais, Staff Writer

February 10, 2015


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Small red posters have been popping up around school telling people that they are “somebody’s type.” This play on words is reference to the blood drive going on Wednesday, February 11th. Students who are at least 16 years of age with a parent signature are encouraged to donate. The  blood drive ...

Canterbury Killer

By Sydney Dauphinais, Staff Writer

February 6, 2015


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Homicide has made itself even more present in the Tigard area. Last Friday night, 36 year old Jerry Duy Nguyen was found shot outside of his condo on Canterbury Lane. Officers responded after the sound of gun shots being reported. They found the victim shot outside of his ex-wife’s home, where Nguye...