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These new forecasting options are first class

New class options for next year

Digital Design and Fabrication 2 (CAD 3)

One of the new classes being offered next year to sophomores and up is a third level to the Computer Assisted Design courses. CAD3 expands on the tools and techniques learned by having students work on bigger projects instead of focusing on individual units.   “I’m actually having kids from my second level class submit project ideas, so if they have a great idea, they can let me know,” ...

CS for All

Computer Science for All is a new class being introduced into the Tigard IT curriculum. It is for students who have no clue what to do in the technology program but think they might be interested.   Tigard High is famous for having a big IT program with many receiving professional certifications for their work. It may seem intimidating coming to Tigard, wanting to join the technology pro...

Race and the 21st Century

Throughout history, racism has been a huge issue. Even though we are in the 21st century, it is still an issue. Many people don’t know how to address this topic and start discussions around it. Race and The 21st Century will start that discussion. In this class, students will be given the opportunity to reflect and react to stories from other classmates. As detailed in the Forecasting Guide, this c...

He, She, Me: An Intro to Gender

“He, She, Me: an Intro to Gender” is a class about masculinity and femininity in America. In this class you’ll be studying various thoughts from scientists, sociologist, and artists about gender, as well as gender roles and other material related to gender. In addition to the regular curriculum, you’ll also learn about the roles of people in households and careers, current events, the med...

Intro to Forensics Science

The idea of offering forensic science came from the counselors and the administration. Then the idea was passed on to the science department, who developed it into an elective that is offered next year.   “I’ve always thought it was interesting and I’ve thought about it as a career path before,” junior Ellie Hajduk said.   Forensic scientists usually have a four-yea...

Visual Merchandising/School Store

Visual Merchandising / School Store is a new business class is being introduced to Tigard High this year. The Tigard Cage, which had been run by leadership in the past, will now be run by students in this class. Any student who has taken intro to business and marketing, sales and promotion, or retail management, which are prerequisites for the class, would be a perfect fit for the new student store. ...

IB Literature and Language 11 (SL)

If none of the current junior English classes seem too appealing, there’s a brand new option for juniors next year. IB Literature and Language will offer students an IB class with the same academic standards but with less of the rigor and workload as the high-level IB Literature class.   Kristi Latimer teaches IB English 12 and heads the English department. “IB Literature and Language tak...

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