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Bixler
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The School Newspaper of Texas High School

Tiger Times

Bixler
The School Newspaper of Texas High School

Tiger Times

Bixler
Its just a phase

It’s just a phase

April 5, 2024

Senior Miguel Don Juan tests out Solarbration themed solar eclipse glasses in preparation for the upcoming solar eclipse on April 8. A total solar eclipse will pass through Texarkana for the first time in 375 years.

TISD schools close for historic eclipse event

Story by Kunan Anjum, Staff Writer March 27, 2024

Residents and travelers in Texarkana gather together as a once-in-a-lifetime phenomenon hovers over them. Crowds stand in awe as the air becomes cool, and they watch as they’re surrounded by total solar-darkness.  On...

Junior Justin Gentry emerges from a hidden passage in Texas Highs production of Murder on the Orient Express. Gentry has acted in many of Texas highs productions throughout his high school career. (submitted photo)

Texas High today, Broadway tomorrow

Story by Kateleigh Crowson, Staff Writer March 25, 2024

The lights go down. The auditorium falls quiet. When the spotlight turns on, junior Justin Gentry’s face appears as he takes the stage for yet another production.  Gentry fell in love with theatre...

Its not uncommon for people to try to mimic celebrities social media accounts. Checkmarks illuminate the risk of a fake or fan account being mistaken for a real account. (photo illustration)

Vying for verification

Story by Blaise Larry-Cox, Culture Editor March 22, 2024

In the chronically online culture we live in, the idea of getting a social leg up on our peers is an alluring topic. With social media being a major part of all of our lives mixed with influencer culture...

Junior Birklie Kimble prepares to toss her flag into the air. Texas High winter guard practices their performances in the multipurpose center.

Flags flying high

Story by Riley Roberts, Staff Writer March 21, 2024

Winter guard members fill the Multi-purpose center as they prepare to dance to a beat. They get in position,  hearts beating fast with anticipation, to twirl their flags around.     The new color...

Many new movies are being criticized by the media for not disclosing their musical  aspect in trailers and previews. This leads people to wonder what other big hits werent originally suppose to be musicals.

Musical madness

Story by Kateleigh Crowson, Staff Writer March 8, 2024

Amidst the hype of the remake of “Mean Girls,” one popular question involves its rise and presence on social media: What made the creator decide to make this version a musical? To answer this question,...

EDITORIAL: The new frontier?

EDITORIAL: The new frontier?

Story by TigerTimes Staff March 7, 2024

In 1957, Sputnik 1, the first satellite to be launched into space by man, marked the beginning of the Space Race. In 1961, the first man flew into space. In 1969, Neil Armstrong iconically took, “one...

Although the district is divided between three zip codes, TISD approaches the schools as one big family.

EDITORIAL: Are you your zip code?

Story by TigerTimes Staff March 5, 2024

History has shown time and time again that where people come from matters because society uses this minute detail to define their value, their importance and their position. It becomes their defining characteristic....

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Seeing double

Story by Sophie Keller and Oviya Justin March 4, 2024

High school can be a long and winding road with twists and turns all throughout, and a lonely road if you enter alone; however, for a select 23 students in Texas High’s freshmen class, that will never...

Freshman Robin Thomson jumps into a toe touch during the kick routine. The Texas High Steppers performed their competition dances for friends and family at their annual Show-offs.

Texas High Steppers hold annual ‘Show-offs’

Story by Sophie Keller, Editor-in-Chief February 28, 2024

Dancers leap across the shining gym floor. The blaring music dies down. Applause fills the air. The Texas Highsteppers hosted their annual “Show-offs” on Feb. 28 in the Tiger Center gym. ‘“Show-offs’...

Tiger Times Feb.- 2024

Tiger Times Feb.- 2024

February 28, 2024

Team 3350C won the Design Award at state robotics contest. This award now makes them the first Texas High team to qualify for world championship.

Texas High qualifies for robotics world championship

Story by Nicholas Spivey, Staff Writer February 27, 2024

As the roaring sounds of the arena blast throughout the halls of Miller Grove, teams 3350C and 75503Y go up against teams 4148V and 1394A in the quarterfinals. On Feb. 24, the Texas High T-Bots competed...

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