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 Zulfia Islam (mom), Md Kalam (dad), and Nabil Kalam (brother) stand in a rose garden in Conn. a year after immigrating to the United States. (submitted photo)

Motivation for immigration

Story by Nashita Kalam, News/Feature Co-Editor February 1, 2023

People always just see me as someone who tries hard in school to get good grades. But they never ask why I try so hard. Even though I want academic validation, and I want to get into a good college, those...

Senior embraces her Indian culture

Senior embraces her Indian culture

Story by Nashita Kalam, News/Feature Co-Editor February 1, 2023

How has growing up in America affected your perception of your culture? I would honestly say that it hasn’t affected me much. My parents always made it a priority to show me and my brother what...

Texas Highs cultures and traditions are changing every year. The ethnic diversity at THS is truly a melting pot.

Rich in culture

February 1, 2023

“There’s a lot of things in my culture that I input into my moral values. It correlates with my relationships with people and how I treat people. I feel like usually, I tend to be more respectful to adults. That’s just how I was raised because I’m filial piety, and things like that are a big deal in Cambodian culture. I implement that into my life a lot. I feel like the defining things of my culture are religion rooted in Buddhism, music and clothes.”

Unity is power

Story by Reese Langdon, Editor-In-Chief February 1, 2023

Texas High showcases a beautiful array of diversity. Students from all different backgrounds, cultures, ethnicities and traditions all smoothly blend into the student body. THS has created its own melting...

Life is being brought back to the historic Grim Hotel. It will be renovated and opened back up as apartments in downtown Texarkana.

Making history . . . again

Story by Anna Lee, Staff Writer December 9, 2022

The sound of construction fills the corners of downtown Texarkana, Texas. Banging, screeching and huge trucks surround the streets of the famous Grim Hotel.  The Grim Hotel was built and opened in...

Books sit on a cart apart from the rest of the library texts with a note to students. TISD removed the books from the library on Sept. 28, 2022 as part of a review for educational suitability.

TISD removes books from THS library

Story by Reese Langdon, Joseph Haynes-Stewart and Sophie Keller September 30, 2022

Two shelves of books sit isolated in librarian Brooke Ferguson’s office on an orange, metal cart. Far away from all the other jaw-dropping, heart-wrenching, information-rich books that make the library...

Cheer Escort Captain Daniel Lee waves a Texas Tigers flag in front of the crowd. The cheer escorts traveled with the cheer team and ran flags at the AT&T Stadium.

Cheer’s muscle

Story by Blaise Larry-Cox, Staff Writer September 27, 2022

The crowd cheers, the sirens exclaim, the cheerleaders flip and tumble as the Tigers score another touchdown. But there’s one group on the field not like the others: the cheer escorts, dressed in khaki...

Lizzie Debenport and Mackenzie Loudermilk receive their crows at the ceremony on Sept. 23, 2022 at Tiger Stadium. Debenport and Loudermilked tied in the voting for homecoming queen.

Twin crowns

Story by Sophie Keller, Web Master September 23, 2022

Eleven glowing girls grace the field. Shining smiles and glittering gowns fill the big screen as the sound of cheering echoes through the stadium. On Sept. 23, seniors Lizzie Debenport and Mackenzie...

Juniors Aamireyon Moore, Keira Thomas and  Senae Walker read over the requirements needed to join THS Student Council. Clubs set up booths around the cafeteria in attempt to bring in new members.

Open Opportunities

Story by Anna Lee, Staff Writer September 8, 2022

Texas high hosted club week for a week in late August. The school offers over 35 clubs with various opportunities for everyone. Students from each club set up a booth in the cafeteria,  patiently waiting...

Giving = Living

Giving = Living

Story by Anna Lee, Staff Writer September 8, 2022

Texas High School students gathered in the foyer of the Sullivan Performing Arts Center to give blood on Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, 2022. Health Science teacher, Joe Nolen, worked with LifeShare to put together...

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