Tiger Times

Silence in the theater

Silence in the theater

Story by Addison Cross, staff writer

February 21, 2018


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The Tiger Theatre Company’s UIL One Act Play troupe’s competition season is quickly approaching. The public performance of “Silenced on Barbour Street” will be held March 5 at 7 p.m. in the Sullivan Performing Arts Center. All admission is free. “Out of all the shows I’ve done for Texas...

HighStepper competition a success

HighStepper competition a success

Story by Hollan Borowitz, staff writer

February 16, 2018


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The Texas HighSteppers attended the Marching Auxiliaries competition in Tyler, Texas on Feb. 10 and took home major awards in solo, duet, trio, officer and team categories. Awards include: Division 1 Senior Solo ratings for Hollan Borowitz, Madison Bowers, Perin Creek, Allie Graves, Emily McMaster, Is...

Turning in intellectual property

Turning in intellectual property

Story by Maddie Anderson, staff writer

February 16, 2018


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Every student is familiar with Turnitin. A for-profit software designed to detect plagiarism within student submitted work. However, as the site expands and is integrated into more and more school, students and teachers alike are questioning the softwares validity and legality. The software is s...

All the information you need

All the information you need

Story by Jenna Williamson, staff writer

February 15, 2018


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Cheer tryouts are quickly approaching. Texas High School cheer tryouts for the Freshman, Junior Varsity and Varsity teams will be held on March 9. “Starting on March 6, the tryout clinic will begin with current senior cheerleaders teaching the material. “During the week of the tryout clinic is ...

‘Meant to be’ a theater kid

‘Meant to be’ a theater kid

Story by Amanda Garmon, staff writer

February 14, 2018


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Kids beam with eagerness as teenagers teach songs and dances and play games with them. They admire them. Instantly, there is a seed planted in each of their minds that theater is something they could look forward to when they attend high school. Texas High School Tiger Theatre Company hosted Drama...

Time to shine

Time to shine

Story by Victoria Van, entertainment editor

February 12, 2018


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The Tim Tebow Foundation sponsored The Night to Shine prom at the Arkansas Convention Center on Feb. 9 from 6-9 pm. This worldwide movement for special needs kids celebrates their individuality and gives each child a chance to express themselves with like-minded people. This was Texarkana’s first year to ...

Another bot bites the dust

Another bot bites the dust

Story by April Alvarado, staff writer

February 9, 2018


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The Texas High TBOTS club members traveled on the weekend of Feb. 3 to Nevada, Texas for the clubs first robotic competition. The members were given certain tasks to complete so they can move forward in the competition. “We inspect the robot provided to us and make sure it's safe to play on th...

Reaching out through science

Reaching out through science

Story by Margaret Debenport, staff writer

February 9, 2018


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Science Club members traveled to Westlawn Elementary and helped fifth grade students explore the use of mechanical energy by creating javelin rockets on Thursday, Nov. 9 and Friday, Jan. 26. The purpose of the activity was to teach the fifth graders to investigate the effect of force applied to a rubber band on ...

Winter Guard sweeps first competition

Winter Guard sweeps first competition

Story by Misty Lopez, feature editor

February 5, 2018


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“Ladies and gentlemen, here to perform ‘Circle Song Six’ is the Texas High Winter Guard.” Hearts are beating. Flashes of practices cross their minds, reflecting how hard they’ve worked for this moment as they anxiously wait for their music to start. The music plays, and the magic begi...

Calling all future HighSteppers

Calling all future HighSteppers

Story by Emily McMaster, copy editor

February 2, 2018


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The Texas HighStepper line tryouts will be held after school on Feb. 27 until March 2 at the Tiger Center. Those who are attending Texas High during the 2018-2019 school year and have not been on the team for two years are required to tryout in order to be a member of the team. “I feel like pe...

Know your rights

Know your rights

Story by Kaitlyn Gordon, staff writer

January 31, 2018


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It’s the right to express whatever religion you choose freely. It’s being able to speak freely. It’s the freedom of the press. It’s your right to come together peaceably and to petition the government. It’s your First Amendment right. However, as a student and student journalist, this right changes...

Cut to the chase

Cut to the chase

Story by Victoria Van, entertainment editor

January 31, 2018


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Six legs. One goal. The annual Six Leg Fun Run and 5k was held on Front Street Texarkana on Sunday, Jan. 28 from 12:30-4:30 p.m. This year’s goal was to raise funds for an adoption trailer. A total of $28,000 was needed and a staggering $12,000 were raised at the conclusion of the event. “We raise...