Tiger Times

Mentally ill about the mentally ill

Mentally ill about the mentally ill

Story by Emma Anderson, staff writer

April 17, 2018


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Nikolas Cruz entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and fatally shot 17 people on Feb. 14. In light of recent events, more speculation on the rights of the mentally unstable has increased. The stigma that all mentally ill people are dangerous is slowly growing, especially due to recent event...

Stunned at Student Television Network

Stunned at Student Television Network

Story by April Alvarado, staff writer

April 16, 2018


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Four TigerVision students will travel to Moscow, Russia to attend and film the 2018 FIFA World Cup this summer after they sent in a video to enter into a student exchange contest and won.  Juniors Colton Capps, Briley Court, Abbott Lawrence and Kaden Lloyd will also collaborate with Russian students...

The memory project

The memory project

Story by Victoria Van, entertainment editor

April 13, 2018


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Art Club has begun making artwork for The Memory Project, which is a charitable nonprofit plan that invites art students and teachers to create portraits of children from Third World countries and send them back as forever treasured gifts.  Art Club pursued the project in order to gain a more well-rounded perspective on a place where war and poverty run rampant and wh...

Renovated pride

Renovated pride

Story by Joseph Rodgers, news editor

April 12, 2018


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Texas High will begin to undergo various district and campus-wide improvements, including the renovation of the construction technology building located beside the PAC into a multipurpose building that will feature a dance studio and locker room for the Texas HighSteppers, a new studio for TigerVision,...

Remember the magic

Remember the magic

Story by Emily McMaster, copy editor

April 6, 2018


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Spring break holds many hopes for relaxation and vacations for students. For Texas HighStepper junior Madison Brown and seniors Emily McMaster, Sara Ottinger and Sarah Stark, the time off from school brought an opportunity of a lifetime: A Walt Disney World official performing arts experience. “During ...

Speaking out through creativity

Speaking out through creativity

Story by Victoria Van, entertainment editor

April 5, 2018


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On Saturday, YESS Equality held an event where a multitude of people gathered at the Spring Lake Park Pavilion from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. to promote the club as well as feature poetry, singing and art pieces. There was an art auction and bake sale that will donate the money to increasing books about LGBT ...

UIL teams prepare for Regionals

UIL teams prepare for Regionals

Story by John Morgan, sports editor

March 30, 2018


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Primary headline: Secondary headline: Ten students advance to UIL regional meet Pencil to paper. Fingers to keys. Mind to work. Students competed at the UIL Academic district meet in Hallsville on March 24. The school placed fourth overall and had ten students advance to the regional meet at Prosp...

Equality speaks

Equality speaks

Story by Victoria Van, entertainment editor

March 29, 2018


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The YESS Equality club is hosting an event on Saturday at the Spring Lake Park Pavilion from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. The goal of the event is to raise funds and bring awareness to the new organization. “We want a lot of people to come and enjoy themselves,” sophomore Katherine Page said. “As I’ve been helping organize the...

Bibles and bowls of soup

Bibles and bowls of soup

Story by Langley Leverett, editor in chief

March 28, 2018


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The scent of vegetable stew lingers in the air, and the familiar melody of “I’ll Fly Away” drifts through the atmosphere. People are lined up and down the parking lot, waiting to share a hot plate of food with their family, and fellowship with the volunteers who donated their work and time to ...

UIL Ready Writing heads to Regionals

UIL Ready Writing heads to Regionals

Story by Langley Leverett, editor in chief

March 26, 2018


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Their sleepy eyes crack open at 6 a.m. They slowly get dressed and try to get their brains prepared to write essays as they board the bus. The engine starts and the wheels creep forward, accelerating speed toward Longview, Texas, where the UIL Ready Writing team would soon compete in district. After enduring two hours of competit...

HighSteppers sweep national competitions

HighSteppers sweep national competitions

Story by Emily McMaster, copy editor

March 26, 2018


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The Texas HighSteppers attended the Danceline USA National Championship competition this past Friday and Saturday at SeaWorld San Antonio. This was the second and final competition they attended this year. The team, under the direction of Amber Reynolds, received the highest team award as National Champions. “As...

Photographers sweep ATPI awards

Photographers sweep ATPI awards

Story by Kaitlyn Gordon, staff writer

March 22, 2018


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THS Publications staff photographers traveled to Austin, Texas for ATPI (Association of Texas Photography Instructors) Winter Conference. Before and at this conference, photographers competed in contests and took home numerous awards. Here is a complete list of winners: 1st Place Advance Portfolio - Auryeal Parker...