Tiger Times

Saved by the bell

Saved by the bell

May 24, 2016

When the first bell rings for the new school year, returning students will flow into the bustling hallways, excited to start a new year while adapting to major changes in the bell schedule. School will now start at 8:25 a.m. in an attempt to abide by a new law that counts mandatory school time in minute...

Working the stage without the wage

Working the stage without the wage

May 24, 2016

A rental group appears, and a weary coalition of students appears at the catacombs of the theatre to attend to them. They work long, hard hours, and at the end of the day, they get nothing to show for it. These students are members of the Tiger Theatre Company who run the technical equipment for any...

Federal clarification of Title IX now mandates gender-inclusive school bathrooms

May 13, 2016

Friday morning proved to be an eventful one for public schools nationwide. The Department of Education and Department of Justice have issued a statement that allows transgender students to use the bathroom of their preferred gender. Schools that refuse to comply could lose a portion of their federal ...

It’s going to be a PROM-ising night

It’s going to be a PROM-ising night

April 28, 2016

Long flowing dresses, crisp black tuxes, and luxurious stretch limos are all a part of a night upperclassmen will never want to forget. Texas High will be hosting this year’s long-anticipated prom at the Truman-Arnold Center on May 14. The dance festivities will begin at 8 p.m. and Project Celeb...

Shattered Dreams

April 21, 2016

We're having a meltdown

We’re having a meltdown

April 21, 2016

The world is going to end soon. In the near future, we’ll see ancient walls of ice crashing down and melting, billions of gallons worth of tidal waves surging into oceans. Sea levels rising to unprecedented levels, swallowing islands whole and magically erasing coastlines. Great cities, magnificent...

Standardized testing cracks foundation in US education system

Standardized testing cracks foundation in US education system

April 19, 2016

As a 7:30 a.m. alarm sounds on a select Saturday in America, numerous students roll out of bed to take the ACT. Some students are athletes who had a game the previous night, or had three AP class tests the day before, and of course, there is the student who lacks the desire to succeed for school but is be...

Food without the fuel

Food without the fuel

April 19, 2016

He looks in the mirror. He’s hungry, but you couldn’t tell. Though the number on the scale continues to rise and it looks as if he has enough in his belly to sustain himself for decades, he needs nutrients. He goes to school, rushes to the lunch line and grabs everything he can get. He’s full for now...

Face of the game — Kip Williams

Face of the game — Kip Williams

April 15, 2016

With his moustache kit in hand and a fresh rim of sweat brewing amongst his brow line, he begins the final touches to his famed moustache, one that can rival the likes of former professional pitcher Rollie Fingers. A long toss, a bullpen session, and moustache wax seem to be the only components to th...

Morris' 5th grade class to perform

Morris’ 5th grade class to perform “Lion King”

April 8, 2016

After months of preparation, Morriss Elementary fifth graders will be performing a version of Disney's “The Lion King ” at the Sullivan Performing Arts Center on Friday, April 8, at 6:30 p.m. “My friends and I will be nervous and excited on the night of the play,” fifth-grader Christopher G...

CPR tutorial

April 7, 2016

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