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  • Heading to the clubs
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    Heading to the clubs

    Story by Joseph Rodgers, staff writer

    A former tradition at Texas High is being brought back. Club Night will be Monday, Aug. 29 in the cafeteria from 5:30-6:30 p.m. The event will showcase many clubs and extracurriculars, and will boost student involvement in these organizations. Each club will have their own booth with a unique activity at each table to represent that association. ... READ MORE »»

  • Presidential Preferences: Trump vs. Hillary
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    Presidential Preferences: Trump vs. Hillary

    With the election of 2016 approaching fast, it is more important now than ever to be politically active. That political activity doesn't just extend to eligible voters, however. Students in high school are the future presidents, governors, congressmen and voters of America, so having an opinion on the upcoming election and the presidential candidates... READ MORE »»

    Photo by Emily Meinzer

  • #WhyITeach
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    #WhyITeach

    Story by Jillian Cheney, editor in chief

    Three lunches and a longer school day aren’t the only changes coming to Texas High this year. Teachers campus-wide aim to make this year a more positive one for students and staff with the Why I Teach movement. Texas High teachers Brittny Ray-Crowell, Alonza Mitchell, Brooke Ferguson and Jenny Walker were chosen to attend the ECET conference in... READ MORE »»

    Chuck Zach poses with his #WhyITeach bubble for social media. Photo by @czach91 on Twitter.

  • We’re one in a melon
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    We’re one in a melon

    Story by Grace Hickey, viewpoint editor

    Watermelon supper will take place this Saturday beginning at 6 p.m. The pep rally will be held in the gym at the beginning of the event, featuring performances from cheer, drill team, the color guard and band. The pep rally is to be followed by the traditional watermelon feast. It will be held in the courtyard, if weather permits. Howeve... READ MORE »»

    Photo by File photo

  • Senior Sunrise Rescheduled
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    Senior Sunrise Rescheduled

    Story by Raga Justin, editor in chief

    Tradition. It’s what drives Texas High and fuels our devotion to our school and the people in it. Texas vs. Arkansas week and its myriad of annual events, dances, pageants, Friday night football- all tried-and-true, all eagerly awaited every year. It’s easy to get lost in the customs already maintained, but there is always room for more, and this ... READ MORE »»

Tiger football prepares for upcoming season

Photo by Dawson Kelley

Varsity offense and defense square off at a football practice in the multipurpose facility. The Tigers have been working for several weeks indoors because of recent bad weather.

Tiger football prepares for upcoming season

Story by Tye Shelton, sports editor

In previous years, the football team has been doing the same old dance to the same old song. Success in the regular season has been a friend of the Tigers, but the postseason has proved to be a unbeatable foe. However, the tides seem to be turning as...  Read More »

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Outlawed Olympians

Story by Joseph Rodgers, staff writer

Stroke after stroke in the fierce water. Submerged after diving several meters. One foot after the other sinks into the track. The Olympics is the pinnacle of all sports events in all of human history. Even to participate in the games is a great honor. ...  Read More »

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Q&A With Mrs. Holt

Story by Anna Cannon, editor in chief

Sheila Holt has stepped up from a year as a long-term sub to teach freshman geometry. Holt graduated from Texas A&M University Texarkana. This will be her first contract...  Read More »

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Prepare for Baird

Story by Matt Francis, entertainment editor

After 27 years in the educational field, Kelly Baird has worn many hats in his time. From Calculus teacher to head principal, Baird has done things in his life and impacted...  Read More »

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