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The Band Across the Hall headlines at Tigerpalooza. The Guitar 2 band played a set of five songs. Members included Dulce Vasquez, Deih Jaff, Jacquelyn Lopez and Wayne Dalton.

The Band Across the Hall headlines Tigerpalooza

By Manha Mukhtar, staff writer May 20, 2022

     Tigerpalooza, an outdoor concert for students in Guitar 1 and 2, took place on April 28.      Mr. Steinmetz, Guitar 1, 2, and 3/4 teacher, is well known for throwing very successful guitar...

CE2 celebrates turning 50. It started as a pilot-program in 1972 and spread through the nation.

CE2 celebrates 50th anniversary

By Abbi Elliott, Editor in Chief May 19, 2022

     Tigard High School’s program for Community Experience for Career Education (CE2) turns 50 this month. Students and business participants in the CE2 alternative program are invited to the milestone...

Jennifer Lynn Barnes ushers readers into a world of puzzles and secrets in the first book of a trilogy

Jennifer Lynn Barnes ushers readers into a world of puzzles and secrets in the first book of a trilogy

By Kass Fullerton, staff writer May 18, 2022

     "The Inheritance Games" by Jennifer Lynn Barnes follows main character Avery through a winding, mysterious Cinderella story.       The story begins with Avery being summoned to the front...

Sophomores Ava Hernandez and Adrien Palomo check out the job board in front of the College and Career Center. It is a great time to look for a summer job.

For Hire: Here’s how to get a summer job

By Sarah Dear, staff writer May 12, 2022

     Summer is coming in less than seven weeks, and I already know that I’m definitely going to get a job as soon as I get out of school. And I'm sure many other impressionable people like me and...

Should 16 year olds be able to vote?

Should 16 year olds be able to vote?

By Molly Fast, staff writer May 12, 2022

     A movement across the nation to lower the voting age from 18 years old to 16 has been gaining momentum for nearly a decade, but should teenagers be allowed to vote?       Unlike the...

During the Voices assembly, students spoke on

Behind the curtain again

By Meileen Arroyo May 12, 2022

     For the first time since 2019, Tigard High’s voices assembly made its return. Tigard introduced the voices assembly during the 2018-2019 school year as a way for student speakers to anonymously...

Junior Tasneem Jabrah explains that everyone has implicit biases that impact the way they perceive others but its their responsibility to humanize those that dress modestly or immodestly. I understand youre showing your skin because you feel like it, and not because you want to give anybody attention just like how Im wearing what I want to wear for me, Jabrah said. I mind my business and I hope people do the same for me.”

Cultural dress code: a discussion

By Meileen Arroyo, Staff Writer April 5, 2022

     Why do we dress the way we do? The answer seems obvious, “because it’s my style and I like it. What else?” A few weeks ago, I wore a slightly bolder outfit and was planning on wearing it...

Students gather in the courtyard in protest against recent passage of the dont say gay bill. They carry pride flags and signs with them.

Students protest “don’t say gay” bill

By Molly Fast, Staff Writer April 1, 2022

     On Mar. 8, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed what has become known as the “Don’t Say Gay” bill into law. This law prohibits teachers to discuss topics of gender identity and sexual orientation...

In Cosmos, author Carl Sagan traces the origin knowledge of scientific methods and theorizes about the future of science. The novel teaches readers more about their place in the universe.

Cosmos: a review

By Jack Blouin, Staff Writer April 1, 2022

     Cosmos by Carl Sagan is a science book originally published in 1980, ranging from the topics of cosmology to the history of human discoveries. The book was well received by many who read it, whether...

Masks are now optional at TTSD. Students spent the week trying to decide what they should do.

TTSD lifts mask mandate

By Kass Fullerton, Staff Writer March 18, 2022

     As of 12:00 a.m. March 12, the mask mandate was lifted in the state of Oregon. After much discussion, the TTSD school district decided to leave the decision of whether or not to wear a mask in...

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