The Paw

On Friday Jan. 7 the 3rd period yearbook class has many empty seats. Half of the students in the class were absent. The news the first week back to school after winter break was dominated by the absences of staff and students created by the omicron variant.

Will omicron put us back online?

By Jesse Lucas, staff writer January 7, 2022

Back to school      It would be a lie to say that the transition back to in-person school amidst a pandemic has been smooth. It hasn't been smooth at all. But the student body has managed. However...

A student pulls out her laptop to take notes in class. Technology has changed the way students learn.

Pencil or keyboard?

By Jesse Lucas, staff writer January 7, 2022

     During class my teacher told us now would be a good time to take notes. I instinctively reached for a pen and paper and was greeted with the sight of everyone in my class reaching for their chromebooks...

Students weigh in on Starbucks holiday flavors. In the video, Junior Megan Cavanagh and freshman Addison Flint tried out four different drinks.

Thumbs up, thumbs down for holiday flavors

By Megan Cavanagh, staff writer December 15, 2021

     It is the time of year when the air is getting colder and there is talk of snow in the air. Getting ready for the warm cheerful feelings that this season brings. In response, coffeeshops are...

The bathrooms in the lower science are closed due to vandalism. Students in the language and science hall have had a long walk to get to the bathroom.

The long walk

By Molly Fast, Staff Writer November 10, 2021

     On Oct. 18, there was a surprise taped on bathroom doors around campus. It was a pale pink sign that read, “These bathrooms are closed due to vandalism.” Almost a month later the bathrooms...

Fall brings seasonal flavors to local coffee shops

By Megan Cavanagh, Staff Writer October 4, 2021

     The fall season is coming up fast, and so are the seasonal flavors. From Starbucks to the local coffee shop Primo Espresso, on Hall Blvd. next to Plaid Pantry, coffee shops around the city are...

Rihanna always rises to the occasion with her costumes at the Met Gala. This year she wore a black overcoat and black beanie, but this 2017 file photo showed that she has stunned before.

Celebrities impress in high fashion costumes at Met Gala

By Moth Newman, Staff Writer September 17, 2021

The Met Gala is an exciting event for anyone who likes to keep up with fashion or celebrities.      Usually, the gala would have been hosted on the first Monday of May, but this year it was delayed...

Tigard students are getting back into the spirit

Tigard students are getting back into the spirit

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

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

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

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...

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