The Paw

Tryouts for nationally ranked dance team begins Monday

By Amanda Lam, Staff Writer

May 8, 2012

Do you like to dance? Come tryout for the Tigard dance team on May 7- 9 from 6 - 8:30 p.m. in the small gym. All 8th- 11th graders are invited to tryout.  Members of the new team will dance at halftime games, participate in parades,...

Cheer coach Kristin Kinnie has high hopes for future of team

By Amanda Lam, Staff Writer

April 23, 2012

Many changes have been made to the cheer team for the upcoming 2012-2013 season. The new head coach, Kristin Kinnie began coaching our cheer team in the middle of the 2011-2012 season after former coach David Long left the team...

Three Tigard teams make winter academic all-state top ten

By Amanda Lam, Staff Writer

March 2, 2012

Tigard's wrestling, boys basketball, and dance team all made the Dairy Farmers of Oregon Academic All- State Winter Top Ten List this year. Each earning 25 points for the 2011-2012 Oregonian Cup. The Oregonian Cup was established...

Tigerettes take home another 1st place trophy at Parkrose

By Amanda Lam, Staff Writer

February 23, 2012

After a long day of competition the Tigerettes took home another 1st place trophy on Saturday Feb. 18. The competition took place at Parkrose High School, where 24 teams competed. Tigerettes coach David McCall was hoping to improve...

Tigerettes surprise crowd with outstanding projection and places 1st at Canby High School

By Amanda Lam, Staff Writer

February 8, 2012

The Tigerettes competed at their first winter season competition Saturday Jan. 28 at Canby High School. They placed 1st in the 6A division with a final SQS of 73.72 and qualified for the Dance/Drill Championships in March. This...

Clean up your closet by participating in the clothing drive

By Amanda Lam, Staff Writer

January 10, 2012

To ensure that you’re not already breaking your New Years resolution to de-clutter your life (including your closet), the Fashion Club is holding a clothing drive throughout the month of January to benefit the Caring Closet. It’s...

Band classes playing holiday music at winter concert Thursday evening

By Amanda Lam, Staff Writer

December 13, 2011

The Tigard High School band program will be holding their annual winter band concert on Thursday Dec. 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Deb Fennell auditorium. All 3 of the band classes will be playing at the concert, as a combined band...

Tigerettes provide clinic for young budding dancers

By Amanda Lam, Staff Writer

December 2, 2011

Elementary school students (Kindergarten to 5th grade) are invited to join the Tigard Tigerettes for a kiddie clinic on Saturday December 3 in the Tigard High School small gym. The clinic begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 11:30,...

Protégé proves that Tigard Dance is a force to be reckoned with

By Amanda Lam, Staff Writer

November 15, 2011

Tigard Dance proves to be an all around force in the dance community by bringing home 5 trophies this weekend. Protégé, Tigard’s junior varsity dance team contributed to this by taking home two wins at Wilsonville High School,...

Tigerettes aim high but with their chins even higher for Saturday’s competition

By Amanda Lam, Staff Writer

November 10, 2011

The Tigerettes dance team will be competing at their last fall competition of the 2011- 2012 season on Saturday Nov. 12 at Clackamas High School. They will will be competing the same routines that they did at Gladstone last...