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It’s going to be ugly before it gets pretty

It’s going to be ugly before it gets pretty

By Olivia Young and Megan Le

May 25, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

The parking situation at THS has been a heated topic recently.   Because of construction, the number of parking spaces will be drastically cut, and students who are able to drive themselves to school are left to wonder what the parking lot situation is going to be like for the next two ye...

First International Night a success

First International Night a success

By Allegra Wesson

May 24, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

International Night offered  participants a small taste of cultures different from their own.   The March 18 event combined two traditional events,  Japan Night and Noche Latina, into one festival. A few smaller clubs were also involved, including the Asian American Student Union (AASU),...

Homegoing? What’s that?

Homegoing? What’s that?

By Megan Le and Kaitlyn Wornath

May 24, 2018


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What’s homegoing? It’s a new term heard in the halls this week to describe spring spirit days. It is intended to generate the spirit and fun of homecoming only at the end of the year as seniors are close to going away.   Leadership advisor Mckenzie Coulson explained the origins of Hom...

Speech and Debate goes to state

Speech and Debate goes to state

By Jared Debban

May 22, 2018


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Tigard High’s Speech and Debate Team sent seven people to state championships this season to compete in various events. Meanwhile, students, parents and volunteers fought through a rough year trying to keep the program alive.   This season went quite well for the team. There were many moving...

New club has big plans

New club has big plans

By Allegra Wesson

May 18, 2018


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The Asian American Student Union (AASU) aims to fight stereotypes, spread knowledge about Asian culture, and provide an opportunity for some students to reconnect with their Asian heritage.   Sophomore Derek Nguyen, the founder of AASU, aims for the club to be inclusive for all and create ...

Amazing Tigers

Amazing Tigers

May 16, 2018


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The fame, the fortune, and the bragging rights––nine pairs of students competed with everything on the line in Tigard High’s first ever Amazing Race.   Throughout the week of April 22, these pairs battled in mind-boggling challenges and ruthless activities, a pair being eliminated after each...

Unified Soccer season comes to a close

Unified Soccer season comes to a close

By Jared Debban

May 11, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Unified has their last game of the season Saturday at Wilsonville High School. They’d appreciate a cheering section.   This season Unified Soccer has once again brought students together with another successful soccer season. The team filled with athletes eager to play and students willi...

Rocket Fizz bubbles with character

Rocket Fizz bubbles with character

By Avery Smith

May 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

     When you first enter the Rocket Fizz Soda-pop and Candy Shop. you will be greeted by a statue of a silver protocol droid from “Star Wars” gently ushering you into a sugar-filled utopia of sweets, goofy toys, and unrealistically flavored sodas. Shopping at Rocket Fizz is undoubtedly considered ...

Only four more

Only four more

By Grace Curry

May 10, 2018


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“The Drowsy Chaperone” opened last weekend, and will be followed by performances on May 10-12. This musical comedy is narrated by the Man in the Chair as he takes the audience through his life stories, all while listening to a nostalgic record of his favorite musical. “There’s some misadventures on the way, ...

TTSD talks school safety

TTSD talks school safety

By Olivia Young

May 9, 2018


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     As students, we are living in a post-Parkland society.      Knowing how easily a perpetrator could enter Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and take the lives of 17 teenagers, a national discussion has ensued on how we can make our schools safer.      There are many people in our ...