Tiger Times

Senior Nabil Kalam runs at the Trinity cross country meet back in the fall. Kalam has been a member of the cross country team for two years.

Ready for the long run

May 6, 2019

His alarm buzzes when the clock reads 5:30 a.m. He slowly makes his way out of his bed to pack up the homework he was up late working on the night before, throws on his running clothes, and mentally prepares himself for the cross-country practice that awaits him at Spring Lake Park. Soon, out the door h...

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Tracking terror

March 26, 2019

From the moment you leave for school to the moment you arrive home, your phone tracks your every step without you even knowing. Have you ever received an alert on your phone that states “take this route, the traffic is light,” or “the quickest route to school is…?” If the location of your phone i...

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Who ya gonna call?

March 20, 2019

A knock in the night, a voice calling out. You hear the subtle noises and get the eerie feeling that accompanies you while you walk down the hallway of your near silent house. You decide to look into it, but do not know where to begin. After a little research, you come across a local group that ...

Several junior girls jump in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France. A group of students visited various European countries in summer 2018.

Traveling teacher

March 9, 2019

Many children in Texarkana grow up never traveling outside of the state, or even outside of town. Imagine witnessing a child experience life outside of such a small town like Texarkana and becoming exposed to all that the world has to offer. Texas High staff member Brittney Huggins has been traveling with...

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High kicks and high praise

March 9, 2019

The Texas Highsteppers competed at the Danceline Competition on March 2 and came back with a multitude of honors. The team has worked since November to perfect their performances. “We start learning contest dances after Thanksgiving and the team auditions for them the first day we come back from Christ...

Sophomore Cate Rounds, junior Addison Cross, and seniors Rachel Johnson and Abby Cannon point and gaze offstage in horror. The Tiger Theatre Company's UIL One Act Play troupe placed second at the district meet on Tuesday.

One Act Play troupe advances to bi-district

March 7, 2019

The Tiger Theatre Company’s UIL One Act Play troupe placed second at the district meet in Sulphur Springs on Tuesday. They will now advance to the bi-district phase of competition. “I’m super stoked we’re going to bi-district because a lot of us were worried about not advancing,” stage manager...

Senior Kemper York serves as the goalie on the Boys Varsity Soccer Team. Kemper transferred to Texas High at the beginning of this year.

Kicking it

March 7, 2019

Kemper York is a new student this year and plays for the boys' varsity soccer team. His passion for soccer started at a young age and has been an integral part of his life ever since. “I started playing when I was five years old,” York said. “I decided to play because my parents wanted to p...

Juniors Addison Cross and Shelby Steele wail while performing in Arthur Miller's

Theatre company prepares for contest

March 4, 2019

The Tiger Theatre Company’s UIL One Act Play troupe performed their rendition of Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” this past Sunday at 2 p.m. The company has put on a new twist on the classic play, transforming the commentary on the McCarthy trials and the American fear of communism in the 1950s...

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Therapy alternatives

March 1, 2019

Many students have the constant recurring feeling deep inside them that they keep to themselves. It is easy for people to assume they are alone with their problems, but the more they push them away, the harder it is to cope. Depression and anxiety are a few examples many teens are faced with on a daily...

A student grabs a Kleenex after sneezing during the flu season. The recent flu outbreak has caused some schools to close for a few days at a time.

Influenza outbreak causes some area schools to close

February 26, 2019

Recently, multiple area schools have closed for a few select days due to low attendance of students absent due to being sick with the flu. TISD parents and students have questioned if any schools should be temporarily closed because of this contagious disease. “I don’t see [us] closing for this reaso...

Texarkana, Arkansas Sgt. Jeremy Gordon explains to senior Garrett Burks what he does on his laptop while on patrol. The Explore Program has allowed students to learn more about law enforcement careers for over 25 years.

New sheriff in town

February 25, 2019

For over 25 years, the Explore Program has served students interested in the aspects of law enforcement to experience day to day situations by pairing recruits with professions such as forgery detectives, patrol officers and dispatchers to see which field interests them. Police Sergeant Kristi Benatte was once an E...

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A major question

February 20, 2019

There it is. The dreaded blank. You click on the dropdown menu and select from hundreds of options. You gaze at the screen and log off due to your uncertainty. This is the fear for so many graduating seniors looking to further their education in college and decide on a major. They question if the...

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