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Hundreds gather in Sherwood for ‘Keep Families Together’ rally

By Meghan Turley, Online Editor

July 2, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

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...

Kicking off construction

Kicking off construction

By James Favot, Editor-in-Chief

June 8, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

The band’s cheerful fanfare of instruments marked the beginning of Tigard High’s groundbreaking ceremony yesterday. Students and community members alike showed up to the event to celebrate the kickoff of the school’s renovation. Superintendent Ernie Brown and Principal Andy Van Fleet both gav...

The first of many lasts

The first of many lasts

By Olivia Young, Staff Writer

June 8, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

     It was the first of many lasts.     Seniors filed into the gym, wearing their caps and gowns, cords and medals adorned the necks of some.  The annual senior awards assembly had begun.     There was a large number of students recognized for a variety of categories. There were the sh...

Catching success as a young team

Catching success as a young team

By Makayla Schmierer, Online Editor

June 8, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

They may have been young, but that didn’t stop them from making the playoffs like old pros. Varsity girls softball had their last playoff game on May 25 in North Medford, closing their captivating season. Starting off strong and intense, the girls team went 11-3 in their league play ending 2nd ...

Seniors, it’s award time

Seniors, it’s award time

June 7, 2018


Filed under Top Stories

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It’s going to be ugly before it gets pretty

It’s going to be ugly before it gets pretty

By Olivia Young and Megan Le

May 25, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

The parking situation at THS has been a heated topic recently.   Because of construction, the number of parking spaces will be drastically cut, and students who are able to drive themselves to school are left to wonder what the parking lot situation is going to be like for the next two ye...

First International Night a success

First International Night a success

By Allegra Wesson

May 24, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

International Night offered  participants a small taste of cultures different from their own.   The March 18 event combined two traditional events,  Japan Night and Noche Latina, into one festival. A few smaller clubs were also involved, including the Asian American Student Union (AASU),...