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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.

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.