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All-League players represent Tigard

All-League players represent Tigard

Sydney White, Staff Writer
November 15, 2013
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

To make the team, and actually play is one thing, but being awarded an all league player, is just what most athletes strive for. They work their hardest and put in all they have and some of whom are lucky enough to be at the top of their game. Football, soccer and volleyball teams awarded their all leagu...

Typhoon Haiyan causes great damage in the Philippines

Lizzie Slate, Staff Writer
November 14, 2013
Filed under News, Top Stories

The Philippines were hit hard by a disastrous typhoon on Saturday, Nov. 9 which impacted Northeastern Vietnam first and took everyone by surprise. On Tuesday, Nov. 12 the government raised the official death toll to 1,744, but with the amount of scattered bodies surrounding the land, the estimated t...

THS Twitter feeds swarm with anonymous accounts

THS Twitter feeds swarm with anonymous accounts

Rebecca Ramirez, staff writer
November 13, 2013
Filed under News, Top Stories

Anonymous Twitter accounts are taking over the feeds of hundreds of students. The trend has been going on at multiple Oregon high schools but recently Tualatin High students created the account “TuHS Matchups” (@TMatchups), and in response, a Tigard version was made. The account, THS Matchups (@THSMa...

Tigard football plays shaky first half but comes through with a 57-29 win

Tigard football plays shaky first half but comes through with a 57-29 win

Amanda Lam, Newspaper Editor
November 9, 2013
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Coming off an undefeated regular season, a league championship, and a much deserved bye-week; Tigard football had high expectations sitting on their shoulders for their first playoff game against Gresham High School. “Preparation wise we were preparing differently but we came out ready,” said se...

THS choirs perform for Music of the Night Variety Show

THS choirs perform for Music of the Night Variety Show

Rebecca Ramirez, staff writer
October 29, 2013
Filed under News, Top Stories

The league champions of Tigard’s choir department kicked off this year with the fall variety show. As a homage to the approaching holiday of Halloween, the concert was themed “Music of the Night.” Choir director Susan Hale started off the night by introducing Choralation. “This part of the...

Students pledge to make healthy decisions during Red Ribbon Week

Students pledge to make healthy decisions during Red Ribbon Week

Caitlin Britch, Staff Writer
October 29, 2013
Filed under News, Top Stories

As tradition, this week,  S.T.U.D.D (Stop Tigard Underage Drinking and Drugs) promotes healthy decisions and being drug-free. Events for this week include pledge hand printing and tulip planting. S.T.U.D.D. leader, sophomore Morgan Chamberlain said, “Red Ribbon week has been a success in the past and...

Tigard students partner with Red Cross to save lives

Tigard students partner with Red Cross to save lives

Rebecca Ramirez, staff writer
October 21, 2013
Filed under Features, Top Stories

“The need is constant. The gratification is instant. Give blood.” This is the slogan for the American Red Cross blood drive. For over 10 years, Red Cross has been coming to Tigard High to put on a blood drive. Over 100 students of 16 years or older participated in the blood drive by donating a pin...

Tigard football outscores Newberg 63-21 on homecoming

Tigard football outscores Newberg 63-21 on homecoming

Amanda Lam, Newspaper Editor
October 18, 2013
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Homecoming is a sacred tradition that has been around since the 1900’s but this years homecoming game was extra special. For the first time ever, Tigard had their pink out game to spread breast cancer awareness on the night of homecoming. On top of that, the Tigard Tigers played against the Newberg ...

Treat for Tigard: homecoming parade

Treat for Tigard: homecoming parade

Maddie Fiorante, Staff Writer
October 18, 2013
Filed under News, Top Stories

Anticipation for homecoming is all around us. Girls are determined to shop till they drop for perfect dresses, shoes, and accenting jewelry, while guys come up with creative ways to pop the “will you go with me” question. Many students look forward to the pink out homecoming game, taking place at Ti...

Sophomores claim Powderpuff victory

Sophomores claim Powderpuff victory

Rebecca Ramirez, Staff Writer
October 16, 2013
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Fans filled the stands and cheered for the players as male cheerleaders did cartwheels and shouted towards the field. However, this wasn’t an ordinary football game, it was an all girls Powderpuff game. The freshman “Taxi Drivers,” sophomore “Entertainers,” junior “Hipsters,” and senior ...