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Students rush to join at Club Rush

Students rush to join at Club Rush

By Maria Sotelo

September 21, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

      Club Rush is a yearly gathering that provides students with time to look at and sign up for new and old student-led organizations.     On Thursday Sept. 20 traditional clubs, like MECha, Sparrow and Key Club, and incoming ones, such as the Calligraphy Club, THS Trap Shooting Team, Jewi...

Sitting a little closer this year

Sitting a little closer this year

By Allegra Wesson, Editor in Chief

September 19, 2018


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    Without the commons this year, students are finding themselves packed into the cafeteria or trying to find some place else to eat.       Principal Andy Van Fleet and the rest of the administration prepared the cafeteria for the transition by including more tables and adding t...

Eat a better burger

Eat a better burger

By James Favot, Bonifacio Yuzon

September 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Bailey’s Burger Shop, comfortably located on Main Street, is the perfect place to eat with friends or grab a quick bite. The appetizing food and welcoming environment make for a terrific restaurant that’s not too far from home. Right when they enter the building, customers are greeted with a distinct at...

Testing the smoke alarm

Testing the smoke alarm

By Jared Debban, Sports Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

     The past two years have seen sports practices and games canceled due to smoke from wildfires. At a time when sports practices were holding tryouts or ramping up for the season, many coaches and athletes had to make creative plans to get in a workout. Is this the new normal?       ...

Back to the books

Back to the books

September 7, 2018


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The upbeat rhythm of Tigard High’s anthem welcomed old and new faces alike as the student body shuffled past the demolished commons and into the gym for this year’s back-to-school assembly on Friday. The leadership-organized gathering featured emcees Nicole Mazzeo and Diego Lopez, a performance...

We are not the enemy

We are not the enemy

By Meghan Turley, Online Editor

August 15, 2018


Filed under News, Opinion, Top Stories

The following Op-Ed is part of the national call from the Boston Globe for press across the country to react to the constant barrage of  claims that their work is fake news. The Paw's Meghan Turley is glad to join over 350 publications across the country, both from liberal and conservative publications, to ...

Hundreds gather in Sherwood for ‘Keep Families Together’ rally

By Meghan Turley, Online Editor

July 2, 2018


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On Saturday morning, an estimated 150+ families and participants gathered in front of J. Clyde Hopkins Elementary School in Sherwood to take a stand against President Trump’s “Zero Tolerance” immigration policy and protest the separation of families at the border. The gathering was one of the 700+...

Cellphone rules? Say what?

Cellphone rules? Say what?

By Allegra Wesson, Grace Curry and Olivia Young

June 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

    It’s become an art form for students to hide their cellphone usage during class.     Whether it is checking it during bathroom breaks, concealing it in books and calculator sleeves, or texting friends while a teacher’s back is turned, many students have found ways to still browse their ph...

Looking back, looking forward

Looking back, looking forward

By Liz Blodgett, Features Editor

June 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

As the year comes to a close, many seniors are figuring out what the next phase of their lives will look like. Some will be playing sports, and others will be performing in the arts. In email and text interviews, the following 10 seniors open up about what made Tigard special and their hopes for the...