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Ms. Neish

Ms. Neish

By Ashley Sample, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018


Filed under Grid Chapter, Top Stories

Carolynne Neish is excited to teach English and speech and debate for her first year at Tigard High.   Q: Why did you choose to be an English teacher? A: I chose to be a teacher because I wanted to serve others somehow. I find that to be the most rewarding work because no matter what you...

What’s all that laughing during class?

What’s all that laughing during class?

By Olivia Young, News Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

     In preparation for an upcoming feature on Principal Van Fleet–we’re calling it a Van Fleature–writers junior Katelyn Wilhoit and junior Olivia Niemi made an odd discovery, that Andy Van Fleet’s favorite ice cream flavor was black licorice. While it’s an unconventional choice for an...

Cross country hits the ground running

Cross country hits the ground running

September 28, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

       After a long summer of conditioning, the cross country teams opened the season with a couple successes. With only four meets, it’s too early to say where they will stand, but both teams are optimistic for the season.          On Sept. 19, the teams attended the TRL preview meet, wh...

Terms and censorship

Terms and censorship

By Bonifacio Yuzon, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

      Although the First Amendment guarantees free speech to all citizens, this is not the case when it comes to social media.     Almost all social media networks nowadays require that users agree to their terms and conditions regarding proper usage. These policies condemn impersonation, spam,...

If you can’t beat them, join the crowd

If you can’t beat them, join the crowd

By Liz Blodgett

September 25, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

With all the ongoing construction, the student body is noticing how crowded Four Corners and all the hallways have become.     Though some believe the construction is the issue, others speculate the crowding to be a side effect of the school year just starting.    Many upperclassmen are fru...

Students rush to join at Club Rush

Students rush to join at Club Rush

By Maria Sotelo

September 21, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

      Club Rush is a yearly gathering that provides students with time to look at and sign up for new and old student-led organizations.     On Thursday Sept. 20 traditional clubs, like MECha, Sparrow and Key Club, and incoming ones, such as the Calligraphy Club, THS Trap Shooting Team, Jewi...

Sitting a little closer this year

Sitting a little closer this year

By Allegra Wesson, Editor in Chief

September 19, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

    Without the commons this year, students are finding themselves packed into the cafeteria or trying to find some place else to eat.       Principal Andy Van Fleet and the rest of the administration prepared the cafeteria for the transition by including more tables and adding t...

Eat a better burger

Eat a better burger

By James Favot, Bonifacio Yuzon

September 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Bailey’s Burger Shop, comfortably located on Main Street, is the perfect place to eat with friends or grab a quick bite. The appetizing food and welcoming environment make for a terrific restaurant that’s not too far from home. Right when they enter the building, customers are greeted with a distinct at...

Testing the smoke alarm

Testing the smoke alarm

By Jared Debban, Sports Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

     The past two years have seen sports practices and games canceled due to smoke from wildfires. At a time when sports practices were holding tryouts or ramping up for the season, many coaches and athletes had to make creative plans to get in a workout. Is this the new normal?       ...