The Paw

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.

The issue with our grades

The issue with our grades

By Sophie Brands, Guest Writer

June 7, 2019

Sophie Brands is a Tigard Tualatin School Board Student Representative for Tigard. In her essay for her application, she wrote about the problem of grades. After a meeting with one of the board members, she decided to write an article and discuss the issue in full.

What’s the scoop?

By Citlally Mexicano-Nukaga, Staff Writer

May 30, 2019

     From classic flavors to chocolate rose petals, there is an ice cream flavor for you! Do you know where the best ice cream shops are? I went to five ice cream businesses to give you the inside scoop on which shops offer ice cream that is worth every penny. Each store was judged by the present...

Let’s Stop Hate Speech

Let’s Stop Hate Speech

By Maddie Cooke and Jalane Hailu

May 9, 2019

Derogatory language commonly heard and spoken in the halls and bathrooms of Tigard High. From racial slurs to ableist commentaries, hateful language is casually spoken every day by Tigard students and is overheard by peers as they pass by on their way to class. That doesn’t mean it’s okay.

6 options better than an 8 period day

6 options better than an 8 period day

By Meghan Turley, Online Editor

May 7, 2019

In anticipation of Tuesday's 8 block day, The Paw staff came up with 6 alternative and more student-friendly options.

Living the American Dream in Hiding

Living the American Dream in Hiding

By Meghan Turley and Maddie Cooke

May 1, 2019

For hundreds of students across the country, their immigration status creates daily struggles that are different from those a citizen student would experience. We asked one about their experiences.

Pineapple pizza, a disgrace to humanity

Pineapple pizza, a disgrace to humanity

By Jessica Krueger, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019

Pineapple on pizza is perhaps one of the greatest controversies to rock the United States and even the world. Originating from a small restaurant in Canada, pineapple pizza has been actively destroying families and friendships since 1962. While a small minority enjoy this interesting combination of flavors, many despise it.

Din Tai Fung

Din Tai Fung

By James Favot, Bonifacio Yuzon, Editor-in-Chief, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

Crowds flocked last December to check out Din Tai Fung’s new location at Washington Square Mall. Though the chain restaurant is popular across the Pacific (operating from Taiwan to California), the recently opened location is their first in Oregon.

Unfair, but not unexpected

Unfair, but not unexpected

By Meghan Turley, Online Editor

April 10, 2019

The admissions process was designed for the benefit of wealthy and upper middle class families. Things that are considered in the “holistic” admissions process– extracurriculars, SAT scores, awards, and honors–already put students who can afford it at an advantage.