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Alphabet soup

Alphabet soup

Story by Addison Cross, editor in chief

October 18, 2019

October is awareness month. From breast cancer to pasta, this time of year is jam packed with causes to celebrate fundraise, and research. With so many events in only 31 days, it’s easy for things to get overshadowed, such as dyslexia awareness.  TISD is one of many school districts across Americ...

Thrills of the Perot

Thrills of the Perot

Story by Peyton Sims, culture editor

October 18, 2019

The Perot Theatre will be hosting ghost tours and screening classic Halloween movies this upcoming weekend. On Oct. 18, people can purchase tickets through the perot website for a haunted tour featuring the history of the Perot. There's a 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. tour for that Friday night. On Oct. 19, there w...

Marching in a crown

Marching in a crown

Story by Addison Cross, Molly Kyles, and Anna Grace Jones

October 4, 2019

The Friday night lights hadn’t even illuminated when 10 girls graced the field. The homecoming court stuck their heels in the dark green turf as flags waved and the drill team’s poms shook against each other, soaking in every moment while anxiously awaiting the results.  Drum major Skyler Black was crowned Homecomi...

Another night for the books

Another night for the books

Story by Raelyn Albert, staff writer

October 3, 2019

People from all over Texarkana gathered at Kings Park in Wake Village on Oct.1 for National Night Out. National Night Out is an annual event where the community comes together to celebrate the partnership between law enforcement and the community.  National Night Out first came to Wake Village 11 years ago. Many...

Rise, shine and be peppy

Rise, shine and be peppy

Story by Molly Kyles, editor in chief

October 3, 2019

Though football season is far from over, the time of stomping on gym bleachers and student stampedes has come to an end. As the sun peeks over the Math and Science building and the first drops of dew sparkle in the pit, school spirit will already be in full swing. For the remainder of the home games, pep ral...

Futures shift into gear

Futures shift into gear

Story by Molly Kyles, editor in chief

October 1, 2019

Two cars out of the hundreds in McClarty Ford’s parking lot will serve a purpose more extensive than transportation. Though most of the cars in the lot are destined for sale to customers, these two cars are a gift from the dealership to the school and represent the partnership that came about through Texarka...

A bark for help

A bark for help

Story by Aislyn Echols, staff writer

September 30, 2019

When people hear the words animal abuse, the first thing that might pop into their head is a shivering, dirty, wounded puppy looking up at them with tear stained eyes or a kitten whose leg is in a cast, or, worse, gone. However, animal abuse doesn’t always have to be so extreme. Animal abuse is ...

Leading to success

Leading to success

Story by Peyton Sims, culture editor

September 29, 2019

A new leadership program implemented this year is expected to help create a more positive environment throughout the school. Leader in Me, a program based on Stephen Covey’s “7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” addresses the areas of academics, culture and leadership by empowering students to be mo...

A new place for politics

A new place for politics

Story by Doug Kyles, staff writer

September 27, 2019

Two of our school’s most controversial clubs, at odds with each other for years, are no more. The Teenage Republicans and Young Democrats clubs disbanded at the end of last school year. From the ashes, the Texas High Political Society was designated as the new place for politics on campus. An unprecedented mov...

Strumming a new chord

Strumming a new chord

Story by Phoebe Neff, staff writer

September 18, 2019

Music plays an important role in many people’s lives. It is universally known for bringing masses together and allowing people to express themselves in different ways. Junior Lia Graham established a club where members can play music as a group and give back to the community. Graham established The Guitar Club with the ...

The age of alcohol

The age of alcohol

Story by Stephanie Jumper, staff writer

September 17, 2019

Sometimes, the most basic of human desires can morph into an unhealthy obsession, impacting one’s psychological or biological state for years, if not a lifetime, to come. Recent THS almuna Jane Doe has experienced this phenomenon first hand in the form of inebriated mistakes, violent encounters, and...

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