Tiger Times

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From gown to grown

Story by Reese Langdon, staff writer November 9, 2020

For last year's seniors, it seemed like everything but their graduation cap was up in the air. They can best understand the struggles that the 2021 seniors are going through, and they want to help out...

Teaching through COVID-19

Teaching through COVID-19

Story by Macy Maynard, staff writer November 5, 2020

They anticipated the day for months. Classrooms were clean and organized. Lesson plans were thoughtfully prepared.  Aug. 19, 2020. The day back to school. All the teachers were ready to be back. “I...

Mrs. Ochoa lectures Reach students about life lessons on Oct. 8,2020. The talk enlightened students in the class and served as an eye opener to the real world.

Chickening out 

Story by Stephanie Jumper and Zoe Rushing November 1, 2020

Her eyes quivered with guilt as she endured another scolding from her mother in Spanish regarding grades. Despite the fact she understood only a small fraction of the English language, her mother expected...

Seniors Mason Smallwood and Zane Johnston rehearse for the upcoming fall play

Places for scene two

Story by Zoe Rushing, staff writer October 29, 2020
Practicing for hours all throughout the week. Auditioning for the roles they desire. Performing at the end of it all and getting a round of applause.
A TISD teacher eyes the computer before her that currently acts as a virtual classroom for her online students. Teachers rearranged their curriculum in order to comply with the at-home learners.

Pandemic vs. teachers

Story by Aislyn Echols, opinion editor October 22, 2020

With the recent pandemic, schools have had to rearrange their teaching and curriculum to accommodate in-school as well as online learners. Most people think of how this change will affect the students,...

As COVID-19 hysteria draws to a close, let’s look back on how this year has impacted students’ personalities and outlooks on life.

Corona-cation transformations

Story by Stephanie Jumper, feature editor October 19, 2020

March 13, 2020. The day that will live in infamy. On this day, we unknowingly said goodbye to in-person classes and for the rest of the semester, endured online school and not seeing friends for months...

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The talk

Story by Peyton Sims, editor in chief October 16, 2020

The clock is ticking. Voices wait to be heard. Protesters line the streets. This movement has only just begun. The more the issue is ignored, the more it will grow and fester. The Black Lives Matter Movement...

Mary Claire Wright stands outside of the Highstepper's dance studio. Wright was selected to lead as the team's 2020-2021 Captain.

Dancing queen, only 17

Story by Reese Langdon, staff writer October 6, 2020

The lights blinded young Mary Claire Wright as she walked into Tiger Stadium for the first time in the sixth grade. During halftime, she got her first glimpse of the girls in the sparkly hats, white boots...

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It’s time for young people to vote

Story by Maria Rangel, staff writer October 3, 2020
With social equality issues and a rampant global pandemic, 2020 has been overwhelming for Americans. On top of that, it’s an election year, and our candidates’ opposing positions on both issues have sparked interest in politics and intense partisanship. As a result, voter interest among young people has been at an all-time high. Election Day is just around the corner and registered Texas High students have much to say about voting this Election Year.
Debbie Nicholas sits in front of her most recent painting she's been working on. Numerous other pieces of art are displayed throughout ARTS on Broad.

The art of retirement

Story by Cate Rounds, Editor in Chief July 12, 2020
After teaching for 37 years, with 20 of those years being at Texas High, art teacher Debbie Nicholas has retired. While some would take this time to settle down and take things slow, Nicholas packed up her paint brushes and jumped forth on a new project. The former art teacher took her skills and used them to open her own art gallery, ARTS on Broad, located in downtown Texarkana.
Submitted photo. Ellen Allard works on sewing masks and caps to donate to local hospitals and citizens. Many people had scraps of fabric around their house that they wanted to use effectively.

Behind the mask

Story by Peyton Sims and Kate Morgan May 25, 2020

In these trying times, it’s no secret that heroes are walking the hospital halls day and night. However, their safety would be far more at risk without the helping hands of community members that...

10 different high school students posed for their photo after discussing their future plans.

10 people, 10 paths

Story by Peyton Sims, Culture editor May 22, 2020

One question can go a long way. With hundreds of students passing through the halls, class after class, no one gets to hear their story. Students’ ambitions portray the character of an individual more...

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