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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

New curriculum changes for 2018-2019 year

New curriculum changes for 2018-2019 year

Story by Madison Brown, entertainment editor

The 2018-2019 school year will offer an additional course to the English department. Students will no longer be required to take English I to English IV to graduate high school. Instead, Business Engli...

September 17, 2017

A splash of color

A splash of color

Story by Alexis Runnels, staff writer

Wednesday, Sept. 27, Northside Assembly of God Church is holding a color war for students of 7th-12th grade. It will be held at 5801 Summerhill Road, Texarkana Texas. The event is starting at 6:30 p.m. ...

September 15, 2017

Watch out for blood

Watch out for blood

Story by Anna Grace Jones, staff writer

Texas High will be hosting a LifeShare Blood Drive Sept. 18 and 19 from 8:30 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. in the gym. Sign up will be open in the cafeteria during all lunches. Everyone 16 years and older are encourag...

September 13, 2017

Kindness is as easy as 1-2-3

Kindness is as easy as 1-2-3

Story by Jenna Williamson, staff writer

Teacher Nicole Ayers has constructed a cart of positivity that will be placed at various teachers’ rooms starting Monday morning. The cart of positivity contains pens, sticky notes, tape and a multit...

September 12, 2017

Don’t jump down the rabbit hole

Don’t jump down the rabbit hole

Story by Greylyn Tidwell, staff writer

Texarkana College is putting on a play called “Rabbit Hole,” which is about a family who loses a child at a young age and how they cope with the loss. The show will take place in the Stilwell Thea...

September 12, 2017

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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

Only time will tell

Only time will tell

Story by Nick Mitchell, staff writer

Snake. Ring chaser. Cheater. These are among the names fans called NBA superstar Kevin Durant after he left Oklahoma City Thunder to join the team they lost to two years ago in t...

September 6, 2017

College football games to watch this weekend

College football games to watch this weekend

Story by John Morgan, Sports Editor

Tailgaters set up outside the stadium as the smells of game day foods fill the autumn air. Fans wearing two distinct colors file in to witness a treasured pastime. The opening ...

September 2, 2017

The Friars fry the Tigers

The Friars fry the Tigers

Story by Connor Brooks and Joseph Rodgers

The Texas High Tigers faced off against the Bishop Lynch Friars tonight at Grim Stadium in Texarkana. The game ended with a 24-7 victory for the Friars. After a series of fa...

September 2, 2017

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Cloud of dread

Cloud of dread

Story by Maddie Anderson, staff writer

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. Cou...

September 13, 2017

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.

The greatest of these is love

The greatest of these is love

September 11, 2017

Watching from the window, my awestruck gaze sweeps over the billowing green hills and patchwork fields. As I marvel at the ruins of structures once so formidable and steadfast, a wave of excitement, apprehens...

An un-Belize-able experience

An un-Belize-able experience

September 11, 2017

Daydreams of interacting and sharing my faith to a different culture captured my thoughts for years. I prayed daily for the time to come, that I would be allowed to go, and that I would receive the co...

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The start of something new… and terrifying?

The start of something new… and terrifying?

Story by Amanda Garmon, staff writer

Graduation: caps and gowns and tears and high heels and many, many photos. The tension. The excitement. The never-ending wonder of how your life will turn out after it’s...

September 18, 2017

New year; new staff

New year; new staff

September 14, 2017

Each school year comes with a change, but this year, 28 new teachers and faculty members were added. The most asked about addition to the staff will tell you to “have a seat” in the cafeteria. He...

A musical rush

A musical rush

September 14, 2017

He gets up at six a.m. for an activity that people barely pay attention to. To him, being named “band geek” doesn’t faze him. He was born for this and no one can stop him from what makes him happy. ...

For the love of the game

For the love of the game

September 13, 2017

He stands in line in the math and science foyer awaiting his last schedule pickup. As he stands to the side with all of his friends comparing lunches and classes, he notices one thing is different than it ...

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The neXt smart phone is coming

The neXt smart phone is coming

Story by John Morgan, sports editor

Ever since its original release in 2007, the iPhone has completely transformed the world of technology. From face-to-face communication to music streaming services, smart...

September 19, 2017

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...

A nerd’s paradise

A nerd’s paradise

September 13, 2017

Walking in, you see the stands of endless comics, observing gloss in the pages of new books and others so old you can see the dust on the protective bags. Cosplayers dressed as warriors looking as if they...

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