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The School Newspaper of Texas High School

Tiger Times

The School Newspaper of Texas High School

Tiger Times

Delores Caamano is a Senior Director of Partner Development for Equal Opportunity Schools. She works with the organization to encourage more diversity in advanced high school curriculums.

Minority mission

Story by Stephanie Jumper, Editor-In-Chief May 20, 2022

Her skin smelled of ashes. Her pockets were drained of change. And the beginning of her life was rife with misfortune. Just the smoke stench of her clothes was evidence enough that Dolores Caamano was...

A woman speaks in several different languages. Texas High offers various languages other than English.

Bilingual benefits

Story by Kamryn Jean, Staff Writer May 17, 2022

With a variety of cultures already occupying the United States, not to mention all of the foreign cultures we have yet to experience but understand, learning a new language is vital. Language learning...

Sophomore Nashita Kalam comforts her robotic baby for her child development class. During this project, she discovered the struggles behind motherhood.

A weekend of terror

Story by Nashita Kalam, Staff Writer May 16, 2022

I lie awake at 3 a.m. as I hear the screaming and crying of the robotic baby next to me. I slowly get up, exhausted, and place my arm over its chest so my bracelet will align with the sensor.  I brought...

Junior Khuslen Ganbat reflects on his time spent as a foreign exchange student. He spent the year in America from his home country of Mongolia.

Q&A with Khuslen Ganbat

Story by Nashita Kalam, Staff Writer May 5, 2022

What were some major differences you noticed when you first landed in America? [The first things I noticed] would be the people and the whole environment. Mongolia is a really cold country. The temperature...

Junior Celia Moreno Gonzales, freshman Kynlee Flippen and alumnus Willis Green stand with pride. Gonzales is a foreign exchange student from Spain, Flippen shared a memorable experience with her father and Green was a high school student during the era of educational integration.

Three stories. 300 words.

Reporters were asked to write stories with only 300 words. This proves that it is not the quantity of words on a page that makes a story captivating but the quality of words. Every perfect stranger has...

A multicolored brain rests in a neurodivergent womans head. The amount of women with disorders such as ADHD and autism may be vastly underreported.

Gender genes

Story by Stephanie Jumper, Editor-In-Chief May 2, 2022

She perched on her desk observing her peers giggling, conversing, connecting. Yet most of them had no interest in engaging with her. Her mind wanted to form bonds with others, but her mouth couldn’t...

A man in a graduation cap prepares for battle. The possibility of Americans being drafted for the war in Ukraine is a concern to many.

Putting a stop to Putin

Story by Doug Kyles, Editor-In-Chief April 27, 2022

Global Pandemic. Riots in cities. Maybe, the possibility of heading toward WWIII ought to have been expected. UKRAINE­ ­— Feb. 24, 2022. Tanks, armored vehicles and artillery, all painted with a “Z,” ...

A hand signs Texas latest order regarding transgender children. The decision is widely regarded as a threat for minors across the state struggling with gender identity.

Outlawed identities

April 22, 2022

On Feb. 22, 2022, Gov. Greg Abbott ordered the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services to investigate parents and healthcare providers who provide minors with gender-affirming care, including...

Freshman Linnie Lee, junior Ka’Leah Williams, freshman Dominique Ware and junior Kris Simington exhibit their award-winning prosthetic leg at an FCCLA conference in Dallas.

Convening for careers

Story by Stephanie Jumper, Editor-In-Chief April 14, 2022

Their hands operate in unison, perfecting their creation of dixie cups and cardboard, swiftly placing tape to cement their work. Sure that it bends in the ways it is supposed to and does not bend in the...

Senior Beth Dietze and her mother gather treats for refugees in Ukraine.

Helping hand

Story by Sydney Watts, Staff Writer April 8, 2022

Ukrainian citizens are currently trying to make their way across the Ukrainian-Polish border to seek refuge, many of them with starving stomachs, nowhere to call home and minimal clothes in their possession....

Members of TISD cheer as the orange ribbon is cut, signifying the opening of the new welcome center.

A warm welcome

Story by Joseph Haynes-Stewart, News Editor March 11, 2022

Officials and community members flooded the newly-renovated room with a sentiment of excitement and anticipation. This was a time for celebration as Texarkana Independent School District officially opened...

Hands grab at a plate of cookies. Senior Aislyn Echols investigated the legitimacy of the placebo effect through a taste test.

Distrustful tastebuds

Story by Aislyn Echols, Opinion Editor March 10, 2022

The placebo effect is a psychological theory in which a patient with a non-viral or bacterial alignment is told they are being given a drug to cure them when in actuality they are given a fake drug. The...

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