Tiger Times

Malcolm Mitchell greets students at Highland Park Elementary. The Read with Malcolm program was founded to encourage children to read.

The magic of reading

April 10, 2017

A gym full of students waits with anticipation for their awaited guest, clutching their books tightly and daring to break the rules and sit on their knees just for a moment, if it means they’ll catch a glimpse of the superstar about to enter the room. NFL wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell began the Re...

Justice Anthony Kennedy swears in Neil Gorsuch as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court during a ceremony at the White House Rose Garden April 10, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

A nuclear confirmation

April 10, 2017

Four hundred and twenty two days, two nominees and the triggering of the nuclear option later, the seat left vacant by the passing of the renowned Justice Antonin Scalia has been filled. Neil Gorsuch, nominated by president Donald Trump, was confirmed by the United States Senate to be the 113th Supreme ...

Construction workers assemble the frame of the wall during class. The publications room was divided in half so the photography class could be nearby.

A staff divided will stand

April 4, 2017

A recent political election incorporated a notion of building a wall between the United States and Mexico. Closer to home, these same renovations are taking place. The publications classroom, Rm. 50, is being split into two. As publications consists of newspaper, yearbook and photography, the changes ar...

Students protest against President-elect Donald J. Trump's nominee for education secretary, Betsy DeVos, on Jan. 19, 2017 in Portland, Ore.

DeVos confirmed as Secretary of Education despite controversy

February 9, 2017

Betsy DeVos was confirmed by the Senate on Feb. 7 to be the Secretary of Education. The vote was 51-50, won with a historic tie-break vote from Vice President Mike Pence. The main concern with her nomination was that DeVos has no experience with public education as a teacher or an administrator. ...

Texarkana police spread holiday cheer

December 9, 2016

He rounds the corner aisle, and his eyes light up. To him, the rows and rows of toys are skyscrapers of magic and excitement; anything he can see could be his if he wants it badly enough. She reaches for jeans and sweaters hung above her head, guided by her mother. They just have to make sure ever...

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Discover a new world of magic

November 18, 2016

Missing Hogwarts? Craving chocolate frogs, butterbeer and every flavor beans? Find yourself “playing Quidditch” with a broom while you intend to perform simple household chores? Don't worry; we've all been there. For Harry Potter fans and those new to the franchise, J.K. Rowling’s new film “Fa...

Tigers finish regular season undefeated

November 5, 2016

The Texas High Tigers faced off against the Pine Tree Pirates in the last district game tonight at Tiger Stadium at Grim Park. The final score was Texas 38-3, making the Tigers undefeated in district play with a 10-0 record for the first time since 2006. “A state championship is all I need under ...

Connor Anderson, Rachel Sorenson, and Jera Davis accept award from LifeNet workers.

LifeNet honors students for heroic actions

October 28, 2016

Three students were awarded the LifeNet Life Saver Award in honor of their efforts to help senior Mayten Lumpkin at the scene of his recent diving accident. Seniors Connor Anderson and Rachel Sorenson along with junior Jera Davis were presented with the honor on Oct 13. “The award goes to folks who...

Meet Bobby

October 28, 2016

Tigers crush Lions 45-19 in Homecoming game

October 22, 2016

Mistakes made early on by the Greenville Lions gave the Tigers plenty of opportunities to dominate the field, leading to a 45-19 victory tonight at Tiger Stadium at Grim Park. The Tiger’s first drive began on the 40-yard line. A 37-yard run by running back Devuntay Walker followed by a touchdow...

Custodian Katrina Flatt stands in front of the cafeteria courtyard between lunches.

Your mess is not her job

October 14, 2016

Dirty trays piled high with the remains of food litter the tables in appalling numbers as students take their bags and make for the door. Custodians make their way to each table, clamoring through trays and stacking them on carts so that they may be washed, rinsed and dried. Those not involved i...

Chuck Zach poses with his #WhyITeach bubble for social media. Photo by @czach91 on Twitter.


August 19, 2016

Three lunches and a longer school day aren’t the only changes coming to Texas High this year. Teachers campus-wide aim to make this year a more positive one for students and staff with the Why I Teach movement. Texas High teachers Brittny Ray-Crowell, Alonza Mitchell, Brooke Ferguson and Jenny Walker...

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