Tiger Times

Charming new additions

Charming new additions

June 2, 2015

Over the past month, ULTA, Charming Charlie’s and Dress Barn have come to Texarkana. Just in case you haven’t had the time to visit any of them, here are some short reviews of the stores. ULTA Cosmetics ULTA is the epitome of all beauty supply stores. It can only be described as a mixture of Bat...

Love the skin you're in

Love the skin you’re in

June 2, 2015

It’s called colorism. You can see it plastered all over social media, #TeamLightskin, #TeamBrownskin or #TeamDarkskin. Attached to Tweets, post, and Instagram pics, identifying yourself with one of them, if you’re African American, is overwhelmingly common. Colorism is discrimination against individuals...

Capture the flag

Capture the flag

June 2, 2015

Color guard tryouts were held after school on May 14. The team had been practicing for several weeks prior to the tryouts. This year, the tryouts were held differently; non-band members were allowed to try out. “I decided to let non-members try out so we could bring in more talented people,” band...

Bettering the community

Bettering the community

June 2, 2015

Alongside RailFest, Better Block Texarkana was all day Saturday, May 16. During Better Block, small business owners occupy buildings along Broad Street and sell their products to visitors. “I love Downtown Texarkana, Texas and Arkansas,” BL Tees Apparel owner and Better Block vendor Cassidy...

Now watch me limp

Now watch me limp

June 2, 2015

Two months and the crutches. Two months, fifteen days, and the boot. Three months and nothing, but literally, nothing. Everyone said the recovery process would be the easy part. Hi, I'm Lauren, I'm a fitness addict, and the recovery process is not easy. I'm going crazy not being able to run. I...

Faces of the game- Chealsea Slider

Faces of the game- Chealsea Slider

May 27, 2015

  The bat stays the same. The rules stay the same. The ball is different. The field is different. The love of the game still remains. She lines up at home plate and concentrates on her swing. The ball flies toward her and she lets it go by. She didn’t like the pitch. Another one comes and...

A second chance

A second chance

May 27, 2015

After further evaluation, administration has decided to hold another tryout opportunity for students that did not make drill team in the Spring. There was a mandatory parent and student meeting to discuss the tryout on Tuesday, May 26. The tryout will take place on Saturday, May 30 in the Tiger Center....

Seniors Rachel Stuart and Caroline Thomas pass on their committee chair.

Traditions take root

May 27, 2015

On May 13, the girls of Rosebuds Garden Club participated in their annual end of the year progressive dinner. The entire club met up for appetizers and dessert and had their main course with their grade level. “Progressive dinner was really fun,” President senior Caroline Purtle said. “Everything...

All we do is win

All we do is win

May 15, 2015

Multiple students competed in the UIL Regional Academic competition that took place April 25. Out of the seven competing, four students placed and three will advance to state. During the regional meet, students were busy preparing for their respective events. “If we weren’t competing, we were...

A powerful experience

A powerful experience

Story by Luke Smith, staff writer

May 14, 2015

Powerhouse youth group of Church on the Rock is hosting an event on May 15 called “Crash Night” for everyone ages 13 to 18. “Its a really good opportunity to get to know other people, obviously and to cooperatively praise Jesus,” senior Lexi Watkins said. “[It’s] not just stick to our...

Senior Katherine Doan receiving her crown from Principal Brad Bailey.

If the crown fits

May 14, 2015

This year’s Miss THS pageant was held on April 18. 12 girls competed for the honor to be called 2014-2015 Miss THS. The pageant included some new changes because this was the first year it was run by cheer. "I think we did pretty good since it was our first year to run it," sophomore Marley Crawford...

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A step above the rest

May 7, 2015

Now that the new drill team has been selected, director Kristi Robinson is looking forward to its continued success. “The Texas HighSteppers have always been a successful drill team,” Kristi Robinson said. “We have a great group of young ladies joining the 2015-2016 HighSteppers, and I look...

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