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  • Sadie Hawkins dance to be held Saturday
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    Sadie Hawkins dance to be held Saturday

    Story by Eleanor Schroeder, news editor

    The annual Sadie Hawkins dance will be held Saturday, Feb. 25, in the Dan Haskins Student Center from 7-10 p.m. Tickets will be available for purchase during lunch in the cafeteria on Wednesday. They will cost $8 and you must have your student ID to p...

    Juniors Keenan Parker and Gabe Lee dance at last year's Sadie.

    Photo by Madeline Parish

  • Silence of suicide
    In-depth

    Silence of suicide

      There is no closure in suicide. It is not an infectious disease; it is not a criminal. There is nothing to hate when everything is over. There is no way to get revenge. There is only the face of a loved one who dealt with pain to such a degree that the...

  • The urge to end it
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    The urge to end it

    Story by Tiger Times Staff

    According to the Center for Disease Control, someone in the United States commits suicide every 15 minutes, adding up to a staggering 35,040 victims annually. For every completed act, there is an estimated 100-200 attempts. Simultaneously, this topic is...

    Photo illustration

    Photo by Colton Johnson

Budding businesses

Budding businesses

Story by Eleanor Schroeder, news editor

The Entrepreneurship Showcase was held during third period in the cafeteria on Feb. 10. Hosted by DECA, the showcase featured students from around the school with businesses...

February 13No Comments

DeVos confirmed as Secretary of Education despite controversy

DeVos confirmed as Secretary of Education despite controversy

Story by Jillian Cheney, editor in chief

Betsy DeVos was confirmed by the Senate on Feb. 7 to be the Secretary of Education. The vote was 51-50, won with a historic tie-break vote from Vice President Mike Pence. ...

February 9No Comments

Today last day for Literary and Art Magazine submissions

Today last day for Literary and Art Magazine submissions

Story by Lois LeFors, staff writer

A pensive silence. The prompt freshly accumulated, one can almost hear the gears of individuality revolving ceaselessly as minds work to express creativity amidst lined paper. ...

February 3No Comments

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Swimmers compete in state meet

Photo by Racheal Sizemore

Senior Ohema Barnes competes in the State Swim Meet in Austin, TX. Barnes qualified for the finals and placed 8th in her heat.

Swimmers compete in state meet

Story by Matt Francis, entertainment editor

The Tigersharks swim and dive team traveled to Austin for the 5A state swim meet, held on Feb. 17-18. The team got in the finals for two events, the one meter diving and 50 yard freestyle. Senior Ohemaa Barnes came in 15th in the 50 yard freestyle after fini...

February 22No Comments

Tigers roll in playoffs on high note

Photo by Auryeal Parker

Junior Elias Thurman blocks a shot from the opposing team. The Tigers defeated Hallsville 64-58 taking a win on senior night.

Tigers roll in playoffs on high note

Story by Thalia Hawkins, staff writer

Junior Elias Thurman blocks a shot from the opposing team. The Tigers defeated Hallsville 64-58 taking a win on senior night.The senior night game for boys varsity basketball was on Feb. 10. The Tigers pulled through last minute after an intense close g...

February 12No Comments

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Literary lover’s paradise

Literary lover’s paradise

Story by Victoria Van and Omar Matos

Lights flicker on as she promptly opens the doors and greets eager students waiting to be engulfed in books, jazz music and the never-ending beauty of the library. She swif...

January 20No Comments

Hidden in the shadows

Hidden in the shadows

Story by April Alvarado, special contributor

There's nothing more heartbreaking than seeing your family being taken away from you and knowing that maybe you won't see them in years or maybe never. Silvia Alvarado...

January 13No Comments

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