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Acknowledging their achievements
Story by Cate Rounds, editor in chief • October 15, 2020

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has recently named seniors Jenna and Kate Woodard as semifinalists in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program. Out of 1.5 million applicants across the United States, only 16,000 individuals were chosen as...

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Recruitment standstill
Story by Graci Henard, Staff writer • October 14, 2020

The NCAA has been regulating college athletics since 1906. They create and enforce rules for intercollegiate sports, manage rules for recruiting, and play a primary role in getting high school athletes to the collegiate level. Although they update their...

Senior Ashlyn Stiger expresses her shock after hearing her name announced as the homecoming queen. Stiger was escorted onto the field by both of her parents.
Make way for the queen
Story by Peyton Sims, editor in chief • October 9, 2020

Friday Night Lights holds a more profound meaning to 16 girls tonight. The Highsteppers still kick, the band still plays, color guard still tosses their flags and the cheerleaders still wave their pom-poms. None of this stops 16 girls from anticipating...

The homecoming court nominees stand together with their roses in hand. The top row left to right: Fezeka Barnes, Ashlyn Stiger, Reagan Potts, Malley Wallace, Madison Givens, Tatum Haugh, Mary Claire Wright and Cayli Clack. The bottom row left to right: Cate Rounds, Jane Rounds, Lily Sewell, Korie Hamilton, Evelyn Patterson, Endsley Norman, Cashlin Gooden and Adrienne Armstrong. 
Order in the court
Story by Peyton Sims, editor in chief • October 2, 2020

With all 16 roses that were passed out, 16 girls ecstatically accepted them. On Oct. 1, the 2020 Homecoming results were announced over Tigervison.  The court consists of Fezeka Barnes, Ashlyn Stiger, Reagan Potts, Malley Wallace, Madison Givens,...

Dancing queen, only 17
It’s time for young people to vote

It’s time for young people to vote

October 3, 2020

With social equality issues and a rampant global pandemic, 2020 has been overwhelming for Americans. On top of that, it’s an election year, and our candidates’ opposing positions on both issues have sparked interest in politics and intense partisanship. As a result, voter interest among young people has been at an all-time high. Election Day is just around the corner and registered Texas High students have much to say about voting this Election Year.

The art of retirement

The art of retirement

July 12, 2020

After teaching for 37 years, with 20 of those years being at Texas High, art teacher Debbie Nicholas has retired. While some would take this time to settle down and take things slow, Nicholas packed up her paint brushes and jumped forth on a new project. The former art teacher took her skills and used them to open her own art gallery, ARTS on Broad, located in downtown Texarkana.

Senior Graci Henard practices her drives during practice. Henard has faced the trials of applying to college during a pandemic.
A test in patience, perseverance
Story by Graci Henard, Staff Writer • October 14, 2020

My parents did everything right. They entered me in the highest quality tournaments, knowing college coaches would be watching. My dad and I began emailing college coaches...

Senior Rian Cellers scrambles as he looks for a receiver. Texas High Tigers took down the Forney Jackrabbits Friday Oct. 9 49-10.
Tigers dominate the Jackrabbits
Story by Braden McKinnon, staff writer • October 10, 2020

The Tigers jumped past the Forney High School Jackrabbits tonight at Tiger Stadium at Grim Park to win their homecoming game, 49-10. The Tigers started off strong with...

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October 3, 2020
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Modifying the mask
Social media showdown
Suck on this
A presidential showdown
Who has it worse?
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