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Seniors have the chance to walk the old halls

Seniors have the chance to walk the old halls

By Jessica Krueger, Staff Writer

May 24, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

Seniors will be kicking off a new tradition: the Grad Walk. After the Senior Awards Assembly on June 6, the class of 2019 will be bussed to Tigard’s feeder elementary and middle schools: Durham, Templeton, Mary Woodward, Metzger, CFT, Twality and Fowler.

Chloe Skinner, Tigard Youth Volunteer of the Year, has a passion for helping others

Chloe Skinner, Tigard Youth Volunteer of the Year, has a passion for helping others

By Olivia Young, News Editor

May 15, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

     Chloe Skinner is the Tigard Youth Volunteer of the Year award. The award was formally presented to her during the Shining Stars Community Awards Gala on May 3. Skinner, who’s president of Key Club, Super Friends, as well as co president of Sparrow and National Honors Society, has had many vo...

Coulson and Abell change things up with Leadership

Coulson and Abell change things up with Leadership

By Maria Sotelo, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019


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The upcoming leadership class of 2020 will be much smaller than in previous years, and taught by Jesse Abell. He will be replacing current leadership advisor McKenzie Coulson.

Thousands gather in downtown Portland to rally for Student Success Act

Thousands gather in downtown Portland to rally for Student Success Act

By Meghan Turley, Online Editor

May 9, 2019


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    On Wednesday, an estimated 20,000 educators from across the state gathered at Tom Mccall Waterfront to call on legislators to pass the Students Success Act. The walkout lead to the closure of 600 schools statewide, in districts such as Beaverton, Tigard-Tualatin, and Portland Public Schools....

Let’s Stop Hate Speech

Let’s Stop Hate Speech

By Maddie Cooke and Jalane Hailu

May 9, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

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.

Anticipated statewide teacher walkouts lead to TTSD cancellation

Anticipated statewide teacher walkouts lead to TTSD cancellation

By Meghan Turley and Olivia Young

May 7, 2019


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The Tigard Tualatin school district has decided to close school this Wednesday, May 8, in anticipation of the teacher walkouts planned statewide.

Tori Lopez, Rose Festival Princess, celebrates her last day of high school

Tori Lopez, Rose Festival Princess, celebrates her last day of high school

By Jessica Krueger, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019


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 Maria (Tori) Lopez, class of 2019 was announced as a Rose Festival princess. She has been heavily involved with Tigard High School, and is a member of Sparrow club, Speech and Debate, National Honor Society, and many more clubs and organizations. She is an amazing student as well. But with the Rose Festival coming up, Lopez gets out of school early–today in fact.

Finance Fest a success

Finance Fest a success

By James Favot, Editor in Chief

April 30, 2019


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Business teacher Sue Suttich, in collaboration with FinMango, held Tigard High’s first “Finance Fest” last Thursday. The three-hour event was open to all and comprised of various informational sessions which promoted an understanding of personal finance and investing.

McIsaac back from Boston

McIsaac back from Boston

By James Favot, Editor-in-Chief

April 29, 2019


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 Tigard High’s very own business teacher Chris McIsaac was one of the 30,000 participants in this year’s Boston Marathon.

Tigard Pride Assembly celebrates growth

Tigard Pride Assembly celebrates growth

April 26, 2019


Filed under Top Stories

From brain bowl questions to Distinguished Alumni, from departmental awards to the Turnaround Award, the assembly celebrated many aspects of Tigard.