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Stories from Tigard High School
Tackling gender norms: meet Tigard’s girl football players
Sports

Ashley Sample | October 22, 2019

Two female football players, Jordan White and Ada Yake, made their Tigard debut at the freshman game on Sept. 5 against Sunset.

The Football Association, an organization that oversees all football organizations…

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Student Success Act secures the bag on funding
News

James Favot | October 22, 2019

The Tigard-Tualatin School District needs volunteers to help decide how to spend some extra money. A lot of it. The Student Success Act, one of Oregon’s largest education bills in recent history, was…

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The new spirit app brings out the best (and worst) in students
Features

Ashley Sample | October 15, 2019

Leadership introduced a new app called Spirit this year hoping to get students more involved with school events. It motivates students to go to events by making attendance competitive. Whenever an event…

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Seniors have the chance to walk the old halls
News

Jessica Krueger | May 30, 2019

     Seniors will be kicking off a new tradition: the Grad Walk. After the Senior Awards Assembly on June 6, the class of 2019 will be bussed to Tigard’s feeder elementary and middle schools: Durham,…

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Anticipated statewide teacher walkouts lead to TTSD cancellation
News

Meghan Turley | May 24, 2019

    The Tigard Tualatin school district has decided to close school this Wednesday, May 8, in anticipation of the teacher walkouts planned statewide.

    The District’s decision was caused by…

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Living the American Dream in Hiding
Features

Meghan Turley | May 16, 2019

Student names have been changed for confidentiality and safety of those involved.

Christine immigrated to the United States from Mexico when she was three years old. “I feel like a lot of people who…

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Thespians go to state and qualify for nationals
Arts & Entertainment

Liz Blodgett | May 14, 2019

     From the opening lights to the final bow, the Tigard Thespian Troupe stick together through every play, achievement, and competition. This year, 15 members of the troupe had the opportunity to…

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Behind the curtain
News

Maria Sotelo | April 11, 2019

Last Thursday, the auditorium went silent as the room dimmed. At the center of the stage, brightly colored spotlights gave their focus on empty seats. Leadership members wearing neon orange shirts surrounded…

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Becoming one with the Press, one with Michelle Obama
News

Maddie Cooke | April 10, 2019

Broadway Books welcomes Michelle
On Tuesday, former first lady Michelle Obama came to Portland, as she is touring for her memoir, “Becoming”.

Ahead of her evening appearance at the Moda Center,…

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Mindfulness class
News

Allegra Wesson | March 31, 2019

     Tigard High hosted a mindfulness class earlier this year to provide tools for students to cope with trauma as well as anxiety and self-criticism. The class (split into eight after-school sessions…

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Swim center air quality needs to be addressed
Sports

Olivia Young, Noah Vu and Abbi Elliott | March 7, 2019

A number of varsity swimmers have inhalers. The environment at the Tigard Swim Center may be contributing to their health issues, and it is time for people to take a serious look at this issue.

Several…

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Hi-Spots article on air quality prompts close look at TTAD pools
News

Olivia Young | March 7, 2019

    An opinion piece in the January edition of Hi-Spots, Swim center air quality needs to be addressed, called upon the Tigard Tualatin Aquatic District  to look into the air quality at the Tigard…

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Parkland: one year later
Features

Maddie Cooke, Meghan Turley | February 25, 2019

On Feb. 14th, 2018, a 19 year old took an assault rifle to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. He entered the freshman building and killed 17 students and staff members, injuring…

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Introducing Tigard’s anonymous journal
Features

Olivia Young | December 26, 2018

     Students passing quickly through the halls see colorful posters, the faces of their peers, and teachers standing in their doorways.

     With this brief interaction, it’s hard to imagine…

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Jorja Smith and Ravyn Lenae bring enchanting vocals and a memorable performance to the Roseland Theater
Arts & Entertainment

Maddie Cooke | December 17, 2018

Lines of eager fans wrapped around the Roseland Theater on Wed. Nov. 21 as they welcomed the well-known artists, Jorja Smith and Ravyn Lenae, to Portland.

On tour for her latest release, Lost &…

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Meet the new school kiosk
News

Bonifacio Yuzon | December 17, 2018

Many students noticed the appearance of a large wooden desk earlier this week at the intersection between the Main Hall and North Hall.

“We thought we probably need to have a better adult presence…

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Watch Courtney run!
Midterm Elections

Meghan Turley | December 12, 2018

Courtney Neron, a former foreign language teacher at Tigard High, is running to be a representative of House District 26.

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