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  • Texas bathroom ordinance renewed
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    Texas bathroom ordinance renewed

    Story by Colton Johnson, Eleanor Schroeder, and Jay Williamson

    On Sunday, the Texas House of Representatives voted regarding a controversial “bathroom bill.” This legislation was approved with a vote 91-50 and will prohibit transgender students in public schools from using the restroom that matches their gender...

    John Erler, dressed as Moses, holds signs as members of the Senate State Affairs Committee debate and hear public testimony over Senate Bill 6, the transgender bathroom bill, on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at the Texas State Capitol in Austin, Texas. The bill would require transgender Texans to use public restroom facilities that match their birth gender. (Rose Baca/Dallas Morning News/TNS)

  • Legislation banning transgender athletes introduced
    News

    Legislation banning transgender athletes introduced

    Story by Langley Leverett, editor in chief

    A bill concerning transgender student athletes will soon come into the realm of discussion in the Texas Senate. This legislation, titled Bill 2095, will allow high school athletic organizations to decide whether or not transgender participants will b...

    Mack Beggs, state wrestling champion and 17-year-old transgender student from Euless Trinity, at his home in Hurst, Texas on February 28, 2017.

  • Shifting gears
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    Shifting gears

    Story by Langley Leverett, feature editor

    She stares at the screen, fingers flying over the keyboard. Designs and ideas whirl around inside her head as she thinks of her future and what it might entail. A woman in the STEM field is a rarity, but she overlooks this notion with ease. Junior Ma...

    Junior Macheala McAdams is pursuing a career in computer science and mathematics. She is passionate about technology and wants to encourage other young women to chase their ambitions.

    Photo by Alyssa Kift

  • A little party never killed nobody
    News

    A little party never killed nobody

    Story by Eleanor Schroeder, news editor

    The annual Gatsby Celebration took place in the cafeteria yesterday. After reading “The Great Gatsby” and completing a project over the novel, the junior class dressed up as characters from the 20s and recreated a party from the era. “I enjoyed d...

    Students gather in the Dan Haskins center to celebrate the "The Great Gatsby."

    Photo by Kaitlyn Gordon

ACT prep session to be held June 9

ACT prep session to be held June 9

Story by Langley Leverett, editor in chief

Students will be able to strengthen their ACT strategies at a prep session on June 9 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. It will be held in the Math and Science Center at Texas High...

May 11, 2017No Comments

TRAHC hosts annual art exhibition

TRAHC hosts annual art exhibition

Story by Victoria Van, staff writer

The Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Council (TRAHC) Annual Student Juried Exhibition will be on display for the public on May 20 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Multiple...

May 9, 2017No Comments

When lightning strikes

When lightning strikes

Story by Joseph Rodgers, Staff writer

Texarkana searched for answers after electrical failures crippled the community on April 18 and 26. These recent power outages on campus and throughout the city have pr...

May 9, 2017No Comments

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Kickstarting the 2017-2018 football season with Spring Game

Photo by Alyssa Kift

Junior Riley Russell makes a pass at the Spring Game. This tradition was renewed under the new Athletic Director.

Kickstarting the 2017-2018 football season with Spring Game

Story by John Morgan, Matt Prieskorn, and Connor Brooks

A tradition full of food, carnival games and school spirit, the Spring Game was held on May 16 at Grim Stadium. This event was the first for the upcoming season, and the first game overseen by the new Athletic Director, Gerry Stanford. Texas High’s ...

May 18, 2017 • Comments closed

Building Blocks

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Building Blocks

Story by John Morgan, staff writer

Over the span of three days, hundreds of millions of dollars wound up in the hands of athletes who have put their blood, sweat and tears into the sport that they love. The 2017 NFL Draft saw various teams rejuvenate their rosters in hopes of one day hoi...

May 12, 2017No Comments

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

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Searching for an adventure

Searching for an adventure

Story by Jhovany Perez, staff writer

She hugs her babbo, father,  for the last time on her home soil. Their hug seems to be eternal but it is broken by the word. “Addio.” Goodbye. She walks away from them a...

May 18, 2017No Comments

Student entrepreneur starts successful haircut business

Student entrepreneur starts successful haircut business

Story by Connor Brooks, staff writer

He looks into the mirror as an inexperienced young teen and wonders how he is going to progress with cutting his hair for the first time. He eventually begins the cut that will ch...

May 5, 2017No Comments

Sophomore uses negativity as motivation to lose weight

Sophomore uses negativity as motivation to lose weight

Story by Lindsey Egger, staff writer

No longer wanting to be known as a “big” girl, she used others' negativity to push herself to lose weight and become more body positive. Sick of the deteriorating comments...

May 1, 2017No Comments

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