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Spreading the word

Spreading the word

Story by Greylyn Tidwell, staff writer

Revolutionary Prayer Movement (RPM) and Serving Others with Unconditional Love (SOUL) merged late last year to make one organization. This year they have reconstructed the group with new ideas and h...

September 20, 2017

Fill’er up

Fill’er up

Story by Joseph Rogers and Connor Powell

At the intersection of Interstate 30 and North King’s Highway, construction is completed for a new travel center. The highly anticipated rest stop features businesses new to Texarkana, such as Dunki...

September 20, 2017

A different setting

A different setting

Story by Anna Grace Jones, staff writer

Stepping into a conventional classroom provides students with a plethora of emotions. Some see the rows or groups of desks and chairs and feel anxiety; others find the consistency and organization to be comforti...

September 20, 2017

Color the morning bright

Color the morning bright

Story by Matt Prieskorn, sports editor

The fourth annual Court Appointed Special Advocates 5K Color Run is happening Saturday, Sept. 23, at Trinity Baptist Church ,3115 Trinity Blvd. There is a children’s race starting at 8:30 a.m. on Saturda...

September 20, 2017

Senior panoramic picture to be on Sept. 21

Senior panoramic picture to be on Sept. 21

Story by Lois LeFors, news editor

The senior class panoramic photo will be taken on Sept. 21. Payment in the form of cash, checks and money orders will be accepted. Bring money the day of, and be sure to make checks out to Goldbeck Com...

September 19, 2017

PSAT to be held on Oct. 11

PSAT to be held on Oct. 11

Story by Langley Leverett, editor in chief

Texas High School is holding the PSAT assessment on Wednesday, Oct. 11. All sophomores and the top 20 percent of juniors are automatically registered for this exam. Any other eighth, ninth or tenth-gr...

September 17, 2017

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The sports side of band

The sports side of band

Story by Molly Kyles, staff writer

Sweaty students march in precise lines across a dew-coated field. Arms ache and feet grow tired from endless drills. Every day, without fail, these athletes swarm the fields to pr...

September 18, 2017

Mile-High struggles

Mile-High struggles

Story by TJ Wall, staff writer

Troy Aikman, Emmit Smith and Michael Irvin. Probably the most well-known trio ever to play for “America’s Team”, otherwise known as the Dallas Cowboys. However, that was back...

September 18, 2017

Every HighStepper journey begins with a single kick

Every HighStepper journey begins with a single kick

Story by Joseph Rodgers, news editor

Friday's football game against Liberty Eylau seemed normal; the band performed their halftime show, the cheerleaders energized the crowd and the student section supported their...

September 18, 2017

Tigers wins battle of the big cats

Tigers wins battle of the big cats

Story by Connor Brooks and Anna Grace Jones

The Texas High Tigers faced off against the Liberty-Eylau Leopards tonight at Grim Stadium. The game ended with 37-23 victory for the Tigers. The Leopards executed a short series of offe...

September 16, 2017

Lady Tigers end three year losing streak against Sulphur Springs

Lady Tigers end three year losing streak against Sulphur Springs

Story by Matt Prieskorn, sports editor

The Lady Tiger Volleyball team faced off against the Sulphur Springs Lady Wildcats on Sept. 12 at the Tiger Center. The Tigers and Wildcats first set was a back-and-forth battle th...

September 15, 2017

Tigers fall to Razorbacks

Tigers fall to Razorbacks

Story by Joseph Rodgers, Jackson Cheney, and Nick Mitchell

The Texas High Tigers faced their cross town rival, the Arkansas Razorbacks tonight at Razorback Stadium. The game ended with a 7-0 victory for the Razorbacks as both sides st...

September 9, 2017

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Faith by grace

Faith by grace

Story by Maddie Gerrald, staff writer

I have not written since July. My mind has been filled with words, but nothing in me has been willing to print those thoughts on paper. It has never been hard for me to o...

September 22, 2017

#Imwithher

#Imwithher

September 21, 2017

The 2016 Presidential Election was one of the most controversial to date. Two candidates that could not be more different fought a brutal fight that ended in an astonishing outcome; Donald Trump was sworn...

Cloud of dread

Cloud of dread

September 13, 2017

I first felt the “college creep” my eighth-grade year: the ever-looming black cloud of dread and anxiety that comes with college admissions and taking the SAT and ACT. Counselors and teachers constan...

Where my trust is without borders

Where my trust is without borders

September 11, 2017

Students take the chance to travel to countries across the world to spread their faith. Mission trips are often at times scary and intimidating, but full of enriching and rewarding experiences.

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Music is an outlet for the soul

Music is an outlet for the soul

Story by Kaitlyn Gordon, staff writer

She always thought she would have the chance to get one more hug, have one more laugh, see his smile one more time. How could she have known that the last time they saw him...

September 22, 2017

Don’t flip out

Don’t flip out

September 22, 2017

His breath is heavy and it takes every muscle in his body to stop him from wiping the sweat rolling into his eye. Every single move he makes must be precise; there can be no mistakes. With a single stre...

A new choir teacher in town

A new choir teacher in town

September 22, 2017

Music is her passion. She loves to sing, she loves to play instruments. She loves hearing beautiful melodies and harmonies. New choir teacher Jennifer Colton-Fowler comes to work every morning to teach ...

A different setting

A different setting

September 20, 2017

Stepping into a conventional classroom provides students with a plethora of emotions. Some see the rows or groups of desks and chairs and feel anxiety; others find the consistency and organization to be comforti...

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Best 2000s Disney TV show

Best 2000s Disney TV show

Story by Savannah Downs, staff writer

Almost all of us grew up watching some sort of television show. Disney shows are one of the most watched kids' channels ever. A survey was made asking students what their...

September 20, 2017

The neXt smart phone is coming

The neXt smart phone is coming

September 19, 2017

Ever since its original release in 2007, the iPhone has transformed the world of technology. From face-to-face communication to music streaming services, smartphones over time have taken many pages from...

Not clowning around

Not clowning around

September 15, 2017

Austere balloons linger behind your shadow waiting for you. An inconspicuous figure follows you into the depths of your nightmares. Stephen King’s iconic bestseller “It” meets expectations of devoted f...

Show ends on a death note

Show ends on a death note

September 15, 2017

As rain and wind roll into a Seattle high school, a teenage boy sits outside on a tabletop, noticing a strange black notebook fall from the sky. He walks over cautiously. Picking up the notebook from th...

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