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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...

Religion is an important part of the Hispanic culture.

A different normal

Story by Andrea Loredo, Staff Writer May 14, 2020

Everyone is raised differently. When we look at people we don't really think about the way that they were raised because of how similar most people can be, yet some people are raised completely different...

Without in-class instruction, some students struggle with online school.

School from home

May 13, 2020

School work can be time consuming and at times overwhelming. Students create a schedule outside of school to be able to do all of the work that they need to do and work around things that come up in their...

Junior Tatiana Shishenina, a foreign exchange student from Kyrgyzstan, will return home in May.

Living in two worlds

Story by Ruth Heinemann, Staff Writer May 13, 2020

Leaving one life behind to start a new one 7,000 miles away from home is a risk not everybody is willing to take. Being an exchange student can be a rewarding but also a challenging experience.  When...

Senior Autumn Parrott celebrates being accepted into multiple Ivy League colleges.

Moving along

Story by Margaret Debenport, opinion editor May 12, 2020

She sat in a spotless room, one she had unrelentlessly cleaned as the clock inched toward decision time. In the background, Australian band 5 Seconds of Summer’s live album kept time with her beating...

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