Tiger Times

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...

Boosting up the Tigers

Boosting up the Tigers

Story by Cate Rounds, staff writer

November 10, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

Band needed to go to a competition. Booster club provided. Theater needed projectors and equipment for shows. Booster club provided. When the athletic department needed computers for the swim team, booster club provided. They have been able to feed students and get them whatever they need to make it t...

A foggy decision

A foggy decision

Story by Ashlyn Winters, staff writer

November 9, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

Decisions we make have consequences that can show up later on in life. This was a reality that caught up with former smoker Mike Thompson a few years ago. At the age of 19, he began to smoke cigarettes and continued to do so for over 40 years. The health problems that came as a result of smoking hi...

A revolutionary design

A revolutionary design

Story by Charli Hueter, staff writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

Few students recall a time when there was nothing but an empty field beside Summerhill road, void of the high school yet to engulf its blank field. For those nostalgics who do, however, they no doubt see visions of the 1960s at Texas High. Their school had become like that of a university, spacious ...

Big paws to fill

Big paws to fill

Story by Charli Hueter, staff writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

Grim Stadium was only seven years old, and Texas High was basking in the glory of their fresh football field. Teenagers buzzed up and down the stone bleachers; resplendent in their pedal pushers, blue suede shoes and new “dungarees”. Students were not energized due to the pregame hype alone - wha...

The unsung heroes of the stage

The unsung heroes of the stage

Story by Cate Rounds, staff writer

October 22, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

The audience falls silent. Color illuminates the stage to reveal the elaborate set. Actors’ voices fill up the gigantic room. You are transported to a different world. Theatre wouldn’t be possible without the minds behind the tech. Theatre has been around for ages, but only in recent years has i...

From twirling fire to teaching freedom

From twirling fire to teaching freedom

Story by Charli Hueter, staff writer

October 21, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

Emily Szymanski has progressed from the Texas Middle School campus where she will be teaching on a broader scale than that of her former subject on United States History. Szymanski was a baton-twirler in High School, so her passion for higher grades is evident. From her initial job teaching seventh an...

The plunge into Tigerland

The plunge into Tigerland

Story by Charli Hueter, staff writer

October 13, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES, Uncategorized

Bloomburg High School. A lone building. Small, familial and cramped daily with bustling students in 1A hallways. Only two central highways separate kindergarten from high school, with even less space between freshmen and seniors. The entire campus, elementary and all, spans the length of two footbal...

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