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  • More than 13 reasons to watch
    Entertainment

    More than 13 reasons to watch

    Story by Madison Brown, staff writer

    The Butterfly Effect: a butterfly flaps its wings over the ocean and there’s a hurricane in Asia. It is the concept that all things are connected, and that small actions can have large effects. "13 Reasons Why" is a huge butterfly effect: thirteen diff...

    Katherine Langford, left, and Alisha Boe play frenemies in the Netflix series "13 Reasons Why." Photo by Beth Dubber/Netflix

  • Financial help available for prom tickets
    News

    Financial help available for prom tickets

    Story by Colton Johnson, feature editor

    For high school students, prom is the one night romanticized in movies and television shows as being the dance where anything could happen. It is portrayed as being the magical night that will be remembered forever. That is, if you can afford to get in first....

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  • The debate heard ’round the world
    Entertainment

    The debate heard ’round the world

    Story by Ricky Cooks, in-depth editor

    Over the past few years, online music streaming has been the craze. According to Forbes, over “317.2 billion songs streamed in 2015.” People are able to conjure up music at the touch of a fingertip, and have access to the extensive world of audio playback. “Music i...

    Graphic by Alex O'Gorman.

  • UIL show gives junior new perspective of theater
    Viewpoint

    UIL show gives junior new perspective of theater

    Story by Colton Johnson, feature editor

    “I can’t, I have rehearsals.” This phrase quickly became integrated into my everyday speech. For 15 actors and actresses, four techies and four alternates, it became the repeated decline to plans. A day off was rare, almost unheard of during...

    Junior Colton Johnson receives help from senior Grace Hickey with putting on his stage makeup. Johnson played the role of Pascal in “The Axeman’s Requiem.” Photo by Odin Contreras

Rosebuds dance to be held April 19

Rosebuds dance to be held April 19

Story by Ashlyn Sander, business manager

This year’s Rosebuds Dinner Dance will be held Wednesday, April 19, from 6-8 p.m. at Texarkana Country Club.  All members can bring a date if they wish. Members can get their...

April 18, 2017No Comments

The magic of reading

The magic of reading

Story by Jillian Cheney, editor in chief

A gym full of students waits with anticipation for their awaited guest, clutching their books tightly and daring to break the rules and sit on their knees just for a momen...

April 10, 2017No Comments

A nuclear confirmation

A nuclear confirmation

Story by John Debenport, staff writer

Four hundred and twenty two days, two nominees and the triggering of the nuclear option later, the seat left vacant by the passing of the renowned Justice Antonin Scalia has been...

April 10, 2017No Comments

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Let’s play ball

The stadium stood for the national anthem before the game between the Minnesota Twins faced the Kansas City Royals on Monday, April 3, 2017 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minn. Photo by Jeff Wheeler, courtesy of MCT Campus.

Let’s play ball

Story by John Morgan, staff writer

Peanut shells are cracked and thrown on the floor. Caps of various colors and styles are on display around the marvelous venue. Fans stand on their feet and sing a timeless classic in the seventh inning stretch. After months of winter, ...

April 10, 2017No Comments

Keeping up the tradition

Photo by Kayleigh Moreland

Sophomore Grant Rommel lunges for the ball during the last match of the district tennis tournament. The tournament took place on April 5-6 at Texas High.

Keeping up the tradition

Story by Ali Richter, copy editor

The Tiger tennis team pulled out a first place victory on the both the boys and girls side at their district tournament held April 5-6 at the home courts. This is the 27th time time consecutively that the tennis team has been the district champions on...

April 10, 2017No Comments

Girls softball takes down Bobcats

Photo by Lauren Maynard

Sophomore Kaitlyn Cross exits the batters box after a base hit in the third inning in the Lady Tigers game against Greenville March 31, 2017. Texas High defeated Greenville 10 - 0.

Girls softball takes down Bobcats

Story by Joseph Rodgers, staff writer

The Texas High Lady Tigers continued their softball district season with an outstanding 10-0 victory against the Hallsville Bobcats on March 31. “We had one of our best games of the season,” coach Robbie Hatfield said. “We had great pitch and defens...

April 6, 2017No Comments

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Sophomore accepted into prestigious college program

Sophomore accepted into prestigious college program

Story by Joseph Rodgers, staff writer

He studies. He reads. He writes. He calculates. He takes AP classes. He attends meeting after meeting. He fills out document after document. He applies. He is accepted. ...

April 10, 2017No Comments

Having parents as teachers can be complicated

Having parents as teachers can be complicated

Story by Misty Lopez, staff writer

Stressed and tired. Stressed and tired. Only a little girl in elementary school, she was too young to detect any uneasiness that settled upon her parents. She was ...

March 29, 2017No Comments

Subtracting life’s negatives

Subtracting life’s negatives

Story by Thalia Hawkins, staff writer

She swerves around the desks at the signal of each of her student’s hands shooting into the air. Chemistry, Pre-Calculus, Algebra II–whatever the subject, she is always ther...

March 10, 2017No Comments

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