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Tigard students are getting back into the spirit

Tigard students are getting back into the spirit

Around 175 students attend first spirit section, final football game
By Cheyanne Blevins April 30, 2021

     Tigard students are finally getting back into the spirit of things.       With the crazy year that students have had to endure, there really haven’t been any opportunities to relish...

Deja Fitzwater and her grandmother play cribbage. Fitzwater has been living with her grandparents since distance learning began.

Time to be with family

Deja Fitzwater finds the silver lining of quarantine
By Deja Fitzwater, Staff Writer June 12, 2020

     The week after the postponing of Unity Day was a blur for me, and I can’t remember doing anything other than some household chores or finishing up some random school assignments that were given...

Although the courtyard is still a mud pit, the building is coming along around it. The business wing, commons and athletic wing will be ready for students in the fall.

Final Inspection

After four years of reporting, James Favot writes one last construction article.
June 4, 2020

     On the first day of our freshman year, my peers and I walked into a building where everything was new and uncertain. The future lay ahead of us, as unknown and mysterious as all the halls and...

Mitchell Cross enjoys hunting. He was a founding member of the Trap Club.

The face-off with Trap Club continues

Two staff writers debate the existence of the controversial Trap Shooting Club
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...

We see you there behind that silly heart. Keep the PDA to yourselves please and thank you.

Pause the public displays of affection

PDA. You hate to see it.
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...

A picture of former LA Lakers' player Kobe Bryant playing against the Washington Wizards on December 3rd, 2014. Bryant's basketball skills were an inspiration to many on and off the court.

Mamba Out

Kobe Bryant may be gone, but his legacy lives on.
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...

A student is pictured entering the counseling office. The doors must open outward due to safety regulations.

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...

Student taking a nap in between their study sessions. Many students feel the need to catch up on sleep during the day due to late nights of studying.

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...

The cover of Stephen King's book

Review of Steven King’s novel “On Writing”

Staff Writer Rachel Jacobsen dives deep into Steven King's writing, and how his book "On Writing" can help influence new writers down their creative path.
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,...

Advertising poster for Frozen 2. Features main characters Anna, played by Kristen Bell, and Elsa, played by Idina Menzel.

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

The hit movie "Frozen" is back with a sequel. Check out the review from Advertising Manager Katelyn Wilhoit before going to watch it this holiday season.
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...

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