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The fury rises from the field

The fury rises from the field

April 25, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

      Midway through the 2018 lacrosse season, players feel a lack of support from the school.      On March 17 tempers flared after the fundraiser game for the girls and boys lacrosse program abruptly ended when the lights timed out for the night mid-game.      This wasn’t the first tim...

“Senior superlatives are rigged”

“Senior superlatives are rigged”

By James Canfield, Photo Editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

After the voting for senior superlatives ended and the results were released, students came to Twitter to vent their frustrations about how the voting turned out. Senior superlatives, or “bests and mosts,” have been a part of Tigard’s yearbook since 1955, when seniors voted on titles su...

Students gathered for April 20 sit-in

Students gathered for April 20 sit-in

By Allegra Wesson

April 20, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

To keep pushing for gun reform, a group of students walked out of their classrooms to participate in a sit-in held in the school cafeteria on April 20.   The event date marked the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High school shooting that left 13 students dead.   The students...

Skating through the SBAC

Skating through the SBAC

By Allegra Wesson

April 15, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

The next two days will be a grand experiment in having all juniors complete their Smarter Balanced testing at the same time. Almost every computer available to students on campus will be in use so that the school can complete the required, annual round of standardized tests. Besides a new way of tes...

Tigers sign to Oregon schools

Tigers sign to Oregon schools

By Jocelyn Paulus and CJ Hilgaertner

April 6, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

On Friday April 6, seniors Ashley Davis and Nathan Mallory signed letters of intent. Softball player Davis plans to attend George Fox in Newberg. Golfer Mallory plans to attend Northwest Christian University in Eugene.   Davis thought it was exciting and special that people came to see her sign h...

March For Our Lives

March For Our Lives

By Elizabeth Blodgett

March 26, 2018


Filed under Top Stories

Despite the rain and cold temperature, on March 24, thousands of people gathered in downtown Portland, Oregon to have a peaceful protest over the matter. With chants such as “More Chocolate, Less Guns!” and “Hey! Hey! Ho! Ho! The NRA has got to go” filling the air, Portlanders did not want t...

10 ideas for spring break

10 ideas for spring break

By Kaitlyn Wornath

March 20, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

The end of the school year is approaching fast which means spring break is right around the corner. And with having seven days completely open, the possibilities of what you can do are endless.   If you’re an upcoming senior it may be a good idea to visit colleges you are interested in. ...

IB Literature and Language 11 (SL)

March 16, 2018


Filed under Top Stories

If none of the current junior English classes seem too appealing, there’s a brand new option for juniors next year. IB Literature and Language will offer students an IB class with the same academic standards but with less of the rigor and workload as the high-level IB Literature class.   ...

Visual Merchandising/School Store

March 16, 2018


Filed under Top Stories

Visual Merchandising / School Store is a new business class is being introduced to Tigard High this year. The Tigard Cage, which had been run by leadership in the past, will now be run by students in this class. Any student who has taken intro to business and marketing, sales and promotion, or retail ...

Reactions to recent assembly

Reactions to recent assembly

By Liz Blodgett, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018


Filed under Top Stories

On March 5, the THS community had an unusual change of schedule to host a special end of the day assembly to create awareness about the dangers of drug addiction. Former NBA player Chris Herren was the guest speaker. Many of Tigard High’s students were moved by Chris Herren’s powerful words during...