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The students behind the curtains

The students behind the curtains

Riley Young

November 15, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

There’s more to a play than just the actors and actresses you see performing up on stage. From lighting to lobby, approximately 90 students are working behind the scenes to create “Radium Girls”, the fall play Behind the scenes is made up of small crews of students that have a particular job to c...

Gailey and Goodell sign letters of intent

Gailey and Goodell sign letters of intent

James Canfield

November 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Two of Tigard’s incredible student-athletes, Victoria Gailey and Spencer Goodell, committed to their colleges of choice on Wednesday, both receiving full-ride scholarships to their respective schools.   Golf and Gymnastics, Gailey and Goodell’s respective sports, are relatively underrepresen...

Football team fights on

Football team fights on

Jared Debban

November 15, 2017


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The lights stayed on this past weekend as Tigard topped Tualatin, 34-9 in their second match up in two weeks. Tigard has made it to the quarterfinals in their playoff run, beating Barlow and Tualatin at home. Tigard’s next game will be away at West Linn, their biggest test in this playoff run so far...

Suttich repeats as Educator of Year

Suttich repeats as Educator of Year

November 8, 2017


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Out of 2,000 Personal Finance teachers in Oregon, THS’s own Sue Suttich received the Educator of the Year award. Financial Beginning’s volunteers vote for the award . They spent time observing teachers in their classrooms all across the state in order to choose their recipient. Turns out the winner...

Long time no see, Tualatin

Long time no see, Tualatin

Jared Debban

November 7, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Hello, Tualatin. It’s been so long since we last met. The Tigers are playing the Timberwolves Friday for the second time in two weeks.   The Tigers won their first playoff game against Barlow in a close battle at home, with a final score of 42-35. The second round is at home again. It is ...

Wyden talks to students at town hall

Wyden talks to students at town hall

Meghan Turley

November 7, 2017


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On Friday, Nov. 3 Oregon State Senator Ron Wyden visited Tigard High School for a town hall meeting and to take questions from students. Wyden has been a senator for over 26 years, since being first elected in a 1996 special election.   During the town hall, Senator Wyden discussed multiple topics in...

A tribute to our veterans

A tribute to our veterans

Madeline Hagood, Trinity Henderson, and Mackenzie Hotchkiss

November 3, 2017


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Tigard High students showed utmost respect during the Veteran’s Day Assembly. On Friday, Nov. 3 approximately 60 veterans from all branches of the armed forces attended the annual breakfast and assembly.   Many of Tigard’s own staff members served, including this year’s speaker, Technology ...

Keeping it in the family

Keeping it in the family

Allegra Wesson, Features Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Pedro Simonetti is the new JV 2 freshman coach. He played on the varsity soccer team for four years in high school, and now finds a way to continue his passion for soccer as a coach.   His freshman year was spent at Southridge High School, and then he transferred to Tigard High School and graduat...

Teachers constructively criticize school remodel

Teachers constructively criticize school remodel

James Favot, News Editor

November 1, 2017


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For about a year, Bassetti Architects and Tigard High’s design team have been developing their schematic plans for the reconstruction of this school. Design representatives recently met with teachers to gather feedback on the latest version of the plans, but a number of teachers are unhappy that th...

The adventures of Paper Jam

The adventures of Paper Jam

November 1, 2017


Filed under Cartoon, Top Stories