Tiger Times

Stroke of creativity

Stroke of creativity

Story by Victoria Van, editor in chief

October 10, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES, Uncategorized

One piece of art contains the power to break international barriers and bring joy to a child’s life. This embodies the impact Art Club produced by participating with The Memory Project organization. Club members were paired with an Afghani child to draw and return back as a treasured gift. Member...

Writing for sport

Writing for sport

Story by Salem Karr, staff writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

Writing can seem strenuous to some, but to others it’s a hobby and passion that calls for early Saturday mornings, lots of planning, writing and thoughtful class discussions. UIL Ready Writing is a competition made especially for these people. “UIL Ready Writing is a competition where contestants receive ...

A musical weekend

A musical weekend

Story by Craig Crawford, in-depth editor

October 4, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

World-renowned flutist, Sir James Galway, and his wife, Lady Galway, are coming to Texarkana as part of his Living Legend of the Flute tour to play  Thursday, Oct. 4 at the Perot Theatre at 7:45 p.m. Galway, born in Belfast, Ireland, received training from renowned flutist Jean Pierre-Rampal and quickly...

Restoring the glory

Restoring the glory

Story by Peyton Sims, staff writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

The grand opening of the Grim Hotel was in 1925. When a person entered the doors marble flooring lined the ground right underneath their feet and directly above them hung glass chandeliers. Musicians played jazz music outside of the open doors. The rooftop held  gardens and could be transformed into a...

Call it a night

Call it a night

Story by Raelyn Albert, staff writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

The annual National Night Out is an event where the community comes together to celebrate the partnership between law enforcement community. Thousands of people gathered at Kings Park in Wake Village on Oct. 2 to celebrate the community’s police force. Alisa Willborn and Tish Hicks have been in c...

No note, more problems

No note, more problems

Story by Addison Cross, news editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

Students often find it hard to make time to get help in classes they struggle with, so many attempt to find help from teachers before school. However, only with a note from a teacher may a student access assistance in the morning before school. The note policy has become an area of concern among student...

Jury of our peers

Jury of our peers

Story by Craig Crawford, in-depth editor

September 28, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

Judge Bill Miller came to Texas High on Tuesday to talk to Hunter Davis’ A3 Government AP class period. Davis’ third period class is studying the three branches of government. Davis brought in judge Miller to talk more about the judicial branch and his field of work. Bill Miller is the father o...

From trash to treasure

From trash to treasure

Story by TJ Wall, sports editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

The head of the culinary arts department, Cory House, has received approval to transform the old TigerVision truck into a food truck. TigerVision obtained an ambulance that they are in the process of remodeling in order to make it suitable for its purpose— a mobile production vehicle. “[TigerVision is] ...

Join the TEAMS

Join the TEAMS

Story by Joseph Asher, staff writer

September 26, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

This summer, KnoMi was terminated, ending the website where people could access grades along with other resources. Although this way to connect has been erased, there is a solution through a free app that is both accessible and operational. Before, everyone had a KnoMi account and could log into KnoMi...

Clear bag policy now in place at Marshall ISD

Clear bag policy now in place at Marshall ISD

Story by Craig Crawford and Charli Hueter

September 22, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

A new policy at Marshall Independent School District, as of Sept. 10, reads: “Marshall ISD will be instituting a Clear Bag Policy at ALL athletic events. A copy of the policy is available at the Maverick ticket office. Bags must be clear and not exceed 12 inches by 12 inches by 6 inches, or be a cl...

Helping out hunger

Helping out hunger

Story by Nathan Morriss, staff writer

September 19, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

Harvest Texarkana kicked off Hunger Action Month this September. For each day throughout the month, the organization has a theme which offers ways you can help the community through donations and other deeds. “Hunger Action Month was started by the food banks that make up the Feeding America n...

En garde!

En garde!

Story by Cate Rounds, staff writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

Over Labor Day weekend, eight theater students went to Houston for the annual Texas Intensive Stage Combat Workshop. After being wiped out by Hurricane Harvey last year, they were ready to get the program back on track. The workshop has been held for 15 years at the University of Houston. “My buddy Bri...

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