Tiger Times

A blessing in disguise

A blessing in disguise

Story by Kate Morgan, staff writer

December 7, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

The bright lights of theater’s backstage hallway blind her as she pushes her way through the two sets of glass doors. She enters the first classroom on the right to see all of her classmates laughing with glee on the tattered plaid couch. A small purple gift bag filled with white tissue paper awaits ...

Walking the line

Walking the line

Story by Charli Hueter, staff writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

Car windows are shrouded in the morning fog. Drivers, both those recently acquainted and those well-accustomed to the wheel, follow the car ahead in the influx of preschool traffic. Amid the blaring line of smoldering exhaust and hazy, red hazards, two yellow figures subtly morph into distinction against ...

Finding her “Worth”

Finding her “Worth”

Story by Salem Karr, staff writer

November 29, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

The sound of pencil scribbling across paper fills the quiet room. A glance at the clock shows that it’s 3 a.m., but she doesn’t care. She is far too engrossed in her story. What started out as a dream quickly became a reality for senior Trinitee Noel.  “Worth: Selfless,” written by Noel, is a sto...

The tale of DC Gomez

The tale of DC Gomez

Story by Margaret Debenport, culture editor

November 27, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

In one lifetime, a person may dream of learning a second language. They may dream of serving their country through service in the military, or of influencing young lives by becoming a youth minister. Some may dream of writing a fiction series or children’s books or aspire to go to film school at New...

Tales of Turkeys

Tales of Turkeys

Story by Charli Hueter, staff writer

November 24, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

There is plenty to be thankful for this Thanksgiving season, including our wonderful teachers and tiger alumni, who have built the school we know and love today. Many times we forget to take into account the fact that our predecessors are just as human - and just as capable of mistakes - as we tend to be....

One for the record books

One for the record books

Story by Joseph Rodgers, editor in chief

November 19, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, SPORTS

While the Tigers and the Razorbacks clashed on the field back in September, a special guest looked down on the famous rivalry. 1979 Texas High graduate Eference Murphy made a special appearance at the game and ran the timer for the 103rd Battle of the Axe. “I’m on a crew and I told them [that if]...

A special population

A special population

Story by Molly Kyles and Connor Powell

November 18, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, Uncategorized

Special education. Those two words shouldn’t be so jarring, shouldn’t carry an undertone of discomfort when spoken aloud. Yet somehow, the words special education carry their own aura, one of mystery and whispers, as if everyone knows what the secret is, but no one’s brave enough to say anything....

Collaboration for education

Collaboration for education

Story by Charli Hueter, staff writer

November 18, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, Uncategorized

When it comes to special education, students in need of instructional aid often struggle in typical scholastic settings. From social constraints to personal rates of comprehension, the attention they require is often a task much too formidable for one teacher alone to handle. What these students need...

Opening a closed door

Opening a closed door

Story by Anna Grace Jones, in depth editor

November 18, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, IN-DEPTH

Room 49, a composition of rooms that quarters several classes that serve the special populations of Texas High. Within its boundaries, a self-contained class, vocational and life skills classes, and speech pathology offices can be found. For students who have no reason to travel to Room 49, the distin...

Cruise control

Cruise control

Story by Logan Diggs, staff writer

November 16, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

The begging and pleading for a ride in high school is a common question among students. Most teens at our school do not have cars, but there are a lucky few. Cars are generally expensive and leave you at an advantage point regarding where one can and cannot go. Having this privilege can potentially affect...

History of hangouts

History of hangouts

Story by Cate Rounds, staff writer

November 14, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

From burgers and root beer floats at the local A&W to nuggets and sweet tea at the renowned Chick-fil-a, the history of hangouts has left its mark on Texarkana. Throughout the years, hangouts have evolved from drive-ins, to parking lots off State Line, to the multiple restaurants of today. Durin...

Behind the yellow tape

Behind the yellow tape

Story by Ashlyn Winters, staff writer

November 13, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

He walks into the EZ-Mart along with the camera that has seen of a million faces, to uncover the most heinous crime he has seen in his entire career. The case that haunts him to this very day, and remains in his darkest nightmares. The case was of a young girl, 20 years of age, who was shot seve...

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