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XLB: off of the cutting board and into the steamer

XLB: off of the cutting board and into the steamer

By Xavier Walker, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019


Filed under Arts & Leisure, Top Stories

     The way we are used to eating dumplings is very simplistic to say the least, soft dough-like exteriors surrounding hunks of meat or vegetables. They can be eaten by hand or with chopsticks, but very rarely do we find ourselves eating them with a spoon.     I recently went to a restaurant in ...

Goodbye 2018

Goodbye 2018

December 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

As the publications staff reflects on 2018 this New Year’s Eve, we have come up with a list of events, both local and global, that have shaped our community and a list of the students who, in their own small ways, have made our hallways a better place.   Events   Liz: March f...

Football players react to Ruecker’s retirement

Football players react to Ruecker’s retirement

By Jared Debban, Sports Editor

December 20, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

As 2018 comes to a close, so does head football coach Craig Ruecker’s time on the football sidelines. After 48 years of coaching, 10 of those at Tigard, Ruecker announced his retirement on Tuesday.       Ruecker is one of the most successful high school football coaches in Oregon w...

Varsity wrestlers pin down Canby

Varsity wrestlers pin down Canby

By Maria Sotelo, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Chanting arose from the crowd as the team shouted, "Come on, you can do it!” The Tigers prevailed against the Canby Cougars with a score of 45-28 at their first home duel on Dec. 13. Wrestling coach Kaleb Reese was proud of the team’s performance as Canby is often a difficult opponent. “I ...

Winter formal makes a comeback

Winter formal makes a comeback

By Sophie Fenton

December 14, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

For the first time in over 10 years, Tigard is bringing back the glitz and glam of the Winter Formal. This dance is highly anticipated by many students. Sophomore Noah Hofmann may have been a little sarcastic or over-the-top when he heard about it, but he was excited.  “The Winter Formal is such ...

Tiger Cage still homeless

Tiger Cage still homeless

By Bonifacio Yuzon, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

     The plan to move the Tiger Cage to the shack near the cafeteria has been cancelled for logistical reasons.      “We just couldn’t get electricity or water to there,” Visual Merchandising student Dani Lyons said. After discussing the plan with administration, it was decided that con...

What to do over winter break?

What to do over winter break?

By Allegra Wesson and Jessica Krueger

December 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

     Students have a variety of ideas for how they plan to spend their winter break. Some will travel to different states or countries, while others will be having a more relaxed break at home. Still others have different plans in mind.        Many will have homework to begrudgingly work on over the...

Construction budget soars, “value engineering” begins

Construction budget soars, “value engineering” begins

By James Favot, Editor-in-Chief

December 12, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

     As winter break nears, the school administration is talking budget and deadlines concerning the remodel. Principal Andy Van Fleet shared the current plans for what will be done over vacation and what students returning in January can expect to see of the building.      The staircase in the new commons are...

Miracle Minute, Miracle Mya

Miracle Minute, Miracle Mya

By Katelyn Wilhoit, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

     On Friday afternoon at 3:04 p.m., with only a minute left in the school day, students raised $706.40.      It was called the Miracle Minute. Runners with buckets ran into the audience and collected the spare change people had in their backpacks. When the minute was over, students went home not k...

Sparrow assembly coming to Tigard

Sparrow assembly coming to Tigard

By Kaitlyn Wilhoit, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

     Tomorrow we are on a afternoon assembly schedule to introduce our Sparrow Mya.      The idea for Sparrow Club began in 1992, when  young Michael Leeland was in need of a bone marrow transplant and his family had no money for the operation. Leeland’s father was a teacher and one of h...