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These boots are made for rockin’

These boots are made for rockin’

Story by Addison Cross, news editor

April 19, 2019


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The Highsteppers’ annual Spring Show will be held April 26 and 27 at 6 pm in the Sullivan Performing Arts Center. The theme is “Rock of Ages”, featuring various rock songs from the late 20th century. The team works for months in advance on the dances for the show. “All of the dances we take...

Cash for gas

Cash for gas

Story by Addison Cross, news editor

April 11, 2019


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Road Runner partnered with TISD to give back to the community. Now, every gallon of gas bought at a Spirit Pump gives a 3 cent donation to TISD’s Partners in Education Program, a program dedicated to building relationships with businesses in the school district. “It's a 3 cent donation, so your gas is th...

Where the stories never end

Where the stories never end

Story by Andrea Loredo, staff writer

April 9, 2019


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The place where fiction can become reality, and imagination is free to roam. A place where the stories are no longer just stories, but an escape from reality. With the opportunity to discover stories from around the world with issues to relate to. The library club attended the North Texas Teen Book Festival in ...

A weekly change

A weekly change

Story by Peyton Sims, staff writer

March 31, 2019


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It’s 12:30 in the morning, and you still have an uncountable amount of homework and tests to study for. You desire a weekend where you have no plans, and you can receive a healthy amount of sleep. Schools across America are starting to alter their schedule from a school week of Monday–Friday to Mond...

Tracking terror

Tracking terror

Story by Peyton Sims, staff writer

March 26, 2019


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From the moment you leave for school to the moment you arrive home, your phone tracks your every step without you even knowing. Have you ever received an alert on your phone that states “take this route, the traffic is light,” or “the quickest route to school is…?” If the location of your phone i...

Fiction becomes a reality

Fiction becomes a reality

Story by Andrea Loredo, staff writer

March 21, 2019


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Library Club attended the North Texas Teen Book Festival in Irving, TX yesterday. This was the club’s second year attending the festival. Teens can buy books written by various authors and learn about upcoming works. The teens also have the opportunity to engage in a question-and-answer session with authors through ...

High Kicks and High Praise

High Kicks and High Praise

Story by Addison Cross, news editor

March 9, 2019


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The Texas Highsteppers competed at the Danceline Competition on March 2 and came back with a multitude of honors. The team has worked since November to perfect their performances. “We start learning contest dances after Thanksgiving and the team auditions for them the first day we come back from Christ...

One Act Play troupe advances to bi-district

One Act Play troupe advances to bi-district

Story by Addison Cross, news editor

March 7, 2019


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The Tiger Theatre Company’s UIL One Act Play troupe placed second at the district meet in Sulphur Springs on Tuesday. They will now advance to the bi-district phase of competition. “I’m super stoked we’re going to bi-district because a lot of us were worried about not advancing,” stage manager...

Theatre company prepares for contest

Theatre company prepares for contest

Story by Addison Cross, news editor

March 4, 2019


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The Tiger Theatre Company’s UIL One Act Play troupe performed their rendition of Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” this past Sunday at 2 p.m. The company has put on a new twist on the classic play, transforming the commentary on the McCarthy trials and the American fear of communism in the 1950s...

Therapy alternatives

Therapy alternatives

Story by Peyton Sims, staff writer

March 1, 2019


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Many students have the constant recurring feeling deep inside them that they keep to themselves. It is easy for people to assume they are alone with their problems, but the more they push them away, the harder it is to cope. Depression and anxiety are a few examples many teens are faced with on a daily...

Return of a classic drama

Return of a classic drama

Story by Cate Rounds, staff writer

February 27, 2019


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The American Shakespeare Company is back in Texarkana for their touring performance of “Antigone” featuring a pre-show filled with live music from the actors. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27 with the pre-show beginning at 7 p.m. at the Sullivan Performing Arts Center. Admission to the show ...

Influenza outbreak causes some area schools to close

Influenza outbreak causes some area schools to close

Story by Peyton Sims, staff writer

February 26, 2019


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Recently, multiple area schools have closed for a few select days due to low attendance of students absent due to being sick with the flu. TISD parents and students have questioned if any schools should be temporarily closed because of this contagious disease. “I don’t see [us] closing for this reaso...

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