The Paw

The face-off with Trap Club continues

The face-off with Trap Club continues

By Meghan Turley, Co-Editor in Chief

March 3, 2020

Tigard’s Trap Club started last year with just eight students on the roster. The March 2019 issue of the magazine ran a story about the program, explaining how the team worked and how a student could join. The inaugural season was a success with the team finishing third in their conference. No one...

Pause the public displays of affection

Pause the public displays of affection

By Sophie Fenton, Staff Writer

February 26, 2020

     Story originally published in the January 2020 edition of The Paw, our quarterly magazine. It’s a common occurrence, a student is walking down the hall in a rush to class when suddenly they are face to face with one of Tigard’s couples aggressively making out. A situation wi...

Mamba Out

Mamba Out

By Maria Sotelo, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

     Former Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna were among the victims whose lives were tragically lost on Jan. 26 when the helicopter they were aboard crashed into a hillside in Calabasas, CA. The Bryants and their close friends were flying to Thousand Oaks, CA for a basketball tourn...

Why do the Counseling Office doors open the wrong way?

Why do the Counseling Office doors open the wrong way?

By Caroline Frisiras, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

     The new wings of the school were built with state-of-the-art, innovative designs. And counseling office doors that swing the wrong way.      While most people are accustomed to the classic push-or-pull-door, they don’t typically put thought into which direction a door swings. Why would th...

Tigard students struggle with their sleep schedule

Tigard students struggle with their sleep schedule

By Delena Do, Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

     Teenagers are recommended eight to 10 hours of sleep per night in order to healthily function in the day. However, many students do not reach this requirement due to various reasons. Sleep acts as food for the brain and allows the body and mind to recover from the activities done on a daily ...

Review of Steven King’s novel “On Writing”

Review of Steven King’s novel “On Writing”

By Rachel Jacobson, Staff Writer

December 28, 2019

     Say there’s this idea floating around your head: no matter what you do, the little voice of the idea just won’t stop begging to be put onto paper. To satiate that idea and make it go away, you decide to write a book. Question is, how do you start? Stephen King, publisher of about 61 books, at...

“Frozen 2” stuns the box office and family’s hearts

“Frozen 2” stuns the box office and family’s hearts

By Katelyn Wilhoit, Advertising Manager

December 24, 2019

     After a long 6 years of waiting, “Frozen 2”, co-directed by Chris Buck with screenwriter Jennifer Lee, has finally come to theaters across the world. The movie follows Anna, her magical sister Elsa, and their magical snowman Olaf, all played by Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, and Josh Gad, res...

From Lofi to Drake- Music tastes around Tigard are widespread

From Lofi to Drake- Music tastes around Tigard are widespread

By Noah Vu, Staff Writer

December 16, 2019

     Music plays a big role in many people’s lives; it has the power to influence someone’s mood, create communities, and form friendships. I decided to go interview some of my peers to get an understanding of the different music tastes around the Tigard community and compare it to my own.  ...

The same-day situation

By Noah Vu, Delena Do, Staff Writers

October 15, 2019

     Homecoming is a day of excitement for many as students all around anticipate a night of fun and adventure. During homecoming, it’s common for students to go with people from other schools—whether it be their date or just a friend they brought along.       This “tradition” was interrupted...

Exam study is no problem with these great study spots

Exam study is no problem with these great study spots

By Delena Do, Staff Writer

June 13, 2019

Studying? But it's almost summer.