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The School Newspaper of Texas High School

Tiger Times

The School Newspaper of Texas High School

Tiger Times

TigerVision adviser Charles Aldridge reacts emotionally to a video of past students, colleagues and friends congratulating him on winning the Student Television Network Teacher of the Year Award on May 7, 2024, in the TigerVision Studio on the campus of Texas High School. Over 50 people nominated Mr. Aldrige for this honor because of his dedication to scholastic broadcast education through the Student Television Network.

Tigervision adviser named Student Television Network Teacher of the Year

Story by Ashley Davis, News/feature Editor May 13, 2024

Overcome with emotion, Tigervision adviser Charles Aldridge wipes away tears of joy as he watches a video of former students, colleagues, and friends congratulating him on being named the Student Television...

Sophomore Roman Wyatt passes the baton to his teammate during a relay race. Wyatt is recognized as an outstanding athlete by his coaches.

Face of the game- Roman Wyatt

Story by Annie Smith, Staff Writer March 25, 2024

Being a good athlete means more than simply being good at your sport. The qualities and character that an individual possesses are what truly make a good athlete. The benefits of having a strong leader...

Despite House Bill 114, students will now be sent to ISS rather than DAEP if caught in possession of a vape. This
is due to DAEP’s inability to accomodate the sudden influx of students since the passing of the bill.

Up in smoke

Story by Haley Waddell, Staff Writer March 4, 2024

A student reaches for the vape in their pocket, just to be sure it’s still there. They sneak off to the bathroom during passing periods, despite knowing that their discovery means a 45 day stint in DAEP....

Tractors move dirt during the ongoing construction of a new building for Wake Village Elementary. The construction is supported by the funding of Proposition A of the 2022 Bond.

Wake Village undergoes major reconstruction

Story by Anna Bell Lee, Managing Editor/Webmaster February 9, 2024

The sound of construction machinery and an elementary school bell clash as students transition through a typical day at Wake Village Elementary.  Using the opportunity given by the 2022 Texarkana Independent...

Looking to her bandmate, senior Lourdes Quijas performs during half time at a football game. Quijas has been in band since her freshman year.

Playing my heart out

Story by Lourdes Quijas, Staff Writer February 6, 2024

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Junior starts modeling career

Story by Jordan Womack, Staff Writer January 31, 2024

Some high schoolers run on a track, others run club meetings, but junior Lila McKay runs the runway. McKay has taken on the challenge of modeling while still in high school. Lila McKay is in Advanced...

The Federal Application for Student Aid is now open and ready for applicants to fill out the application. A workshop will be held Jan. 29, 2024 from 6-8 P.M.

FAFSA released with major changes

Story by Nashita Kalam, Editor-in-chief January 26, 2024

A bright screen blaring “FAFSA” in blue block letters fills the screen of a laptop as an anxious student sits trying to navigate around the website. All of their applications were sent in and the last...

Light shining on her, senior Riley White sits in front of a camera while students practice their UIL Film skills.

A new shot

Story by Kateleigh Crowson, Staff Writer January 25, 2024

Over the last month, Texas High’s new theatrical film class put in multiple hours of work on their short films to submit to the UIL competition for videography/short films. Originally intended to...

Many schools no longer offer sex education classes to their students. This proves as a controversial topic to the public.

The birds and the bees

Story by Kamryn Jean, Opinion editor January 23, 2024

For as long as I have lived, I have known sex to be bad. Sinful. Taboo. Inherently wrong. Living in a conservative southern town, rooted deep in the doctrines of Christianity, I grew up around the notion...

The Moya sisters hold items that represent their business. The sisters each run individual businesses.

Sisters in business

Story by Luis Aguilar, Staff Writer January 19, 2024

Need a bouquet of flowers for your date or just as a present for mom? What about needing your nails done to go out Saturday night? Sisters Sindy and Leslie Moya each have their own businesses that taught...

Several snacks, popular with students in every grade level and every demographic, were used to raise money for various clubs and athletic organizations--that is until recently.

Health Hypocrisy

Story by Oviya Justin, Copy Editor January 15, 2024

Caramel chocolate bars, Skittles, Fritos, Rice Krispie Treats--all snacks that are admittedly not the healthiest, but which used to be ubiquitous across the hallways of Texas High. Why? Those snacks, popular...

Young Celie (Phylicia Pearl Mpasi) and Nettie (Halle Bailey) in The Color Purple.

The Color Purple

Story by Kamryn Jean, Opinion Editor January 12, 2024

On Dec. 25, 2023, the movie “The Color Purple” was released in theaters across the nation. Directed by Blitz Bazawule, the film was a reimagination of the novel by Alice Walker and 1985 film; but with...

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