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America swept up in fear about Ebola

Amanda Prince, Staff Writer

October 26, 2014

Filed under News

Ebola is everywhere- on the news, in the newspaper, on the radio, and across the internet. After the past few weeks, you probably know that this is a real and terrible health crisis in Africa, but not as harmful in the United states, where one person has died from this virus. Americans need to “Keep calm and carr...

Ebola epidemic

Taylor Wilhoit, Staff Writer

October 9, 2014

Filed under News

A deadly disease has taken over the coast of West Africa once again, though never as deadly as this. Ebola is widespread throughout three main countries: Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as of October 8 there has been 8033 cases, with ...

United Nations agree to prevent global warming

Sydney Dauphinais, Staff Writer

October 3, 2014

Filed under News, Uncategorized

Important announcements were made by more than 100 Heads of State and Government and leaders from the private sector and civil society at the Climate Summit this last Tuesday, September 23rd. The Climate Summit was hosted by United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon. Ki-Moon asked the present rep...

Arabian Night

Arabian Night

Hannah Curry, Staff Writer

September 28, 2014

Filed under News

Tigard High students were joined together for an 'Arabian Night' to remember. This year's homecoming was a little different, however. Instead of being in the cafeteria like it usually is, a tent was set up in the swim center parking lot. "It's really different, and I think it's kind of cool," said...

One Love

Tate Watson, Staff Writer

May 22, 2014

Filed under News

Monday at noon, a federal judge threw out Oregon’s same-sex marriage ban and Oregon became the 18th state to legalize gay marriage. Many same-sex couples rushed to courthouse to get married and celebrate the 13th consecutive legal victory for gay marriage advocates. This legal battle started on Octob...

Spring musical “Guys and Dolls” a love story about gamblers and dancers in the 1940’s

Linh Le, Staff Writer

May 1, 2014

Filed under News, Uncategorized

As the two-hour dress rehearsal comes to an end, the students in the performing arts department call it a wrap and prepare for opening show tomorrow night. The school proudly presents this year's spring musical "Guys and Dolls", a love story between two couples. Junior Jezeth Zaragoza plays fema...

Reputation no longer Sterling

Caitlin Britch, Staff Writer

April 28, 2014

Filed under News

LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling finds himself in trouble after making crude comments. It has been a rocky season for the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team. Besides the normal ups and downs of the regular basketball seasons, the Clippers are facing a huge problem: their owner. Sterling shared...

Support THS and blast back to the 80’s

Rebecca Ramirez, staff writer

April 25, 2014

Filed under News, Top Stories

Take a “Journey Back to the 80’s” at the 2014 Tigard High School Auction. Taking place on Saturday, April 26 at the Crown Lake Plaza in Lake Oswego, the auction will be held to raise money for the high school. Last year, the main focus of funds raised at the auction was the message board in fron...

Boston marathon shows support

Maddie Fiorante, Staff Writer

April 22, 2014

Filed under News

A year after the tragic Boston Marathon bombing, killing three people and injuring 260, a return of nearly 36,000 participants lined the streets to run the best times they can possibly achieve. Thousands of people ran for their own passion. Some finished the race they were unable to accomplish last y...

Forecasting facts

Maddie Fiorante, Staff Writer

April 18, 2014

Filed under News

Apart from seniors leaving their high school years behind, other students are scrambling to choose their classes and get credits taken care of. Monday, April 28 is the deadline for students to turn in their forecasting sheets to the counseling office. The online forecasting window will be open from We...