Tiger Times

A coach remembered

A coach remembered

Story by Anna Grace Jones, Editor in chief

June 8, 2019


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There is a general consensus that high school students are highly impressionable. They are naive and unaware of the realities of adulthood, in most cases. Those that are given the opportunity to lead, teach or mentor them and accept the challenge are admirable. Texas High School golf coach Jay Brewer was ...

Smoky Situation

Smoky Situation

Story by Peyton Sims, culture editor

May 20, 2019


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You’re dragged to a party by your friends, music is blaring from speakers and careless high schoolers bounce around the room. People around you are smoking and vaping but you assume that if you don’t participate in doing these you won’t be affected. However, secondhand smoke can be just as dangerous,...

New year, new cast

New year, new cast

Story by Addison Cross and Molly Kyles, news and feature editors

May 8, 2019


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Audition packets for the 2019-2020 school year are now available outside PAC room one. All students attending Texas High next year may apply, and these auditions determine the UIL One Act Play cast and crew as well as the Advanced Theatre Performance class. The UIL One Act Play class will produce two ...

To dip or not to dip

To dip or not to dip

Story by Peyton Sims, staff writer

May 6, 2019


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You're eating at a restaurant with your friends, and one of your friends goes to dip their chip in salsa after already taking a bite. It’s now too late; you disappointedly look at the contaminated bowl of salsa that you’re no longer going to consume. Many have grown up being taught about how im...

The Roaring Twenty-First century

The Roaring Twenty-First century

Story by Grey Johnson, culture editor

April 27, 2019


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To the freshman, the day seems like a flashback far before their time. To sophomores, they come to expect this event. To juniors, they come to anticipate it. Year after year, juniors imitate the Roaring Twenties in their celebration of “The Great Gatsby.” But, to the students of today, the event gr...

Making a musical

Making a musical

Story by Kate Morgan, staff writer

April 27, 2019


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Musicals have many different forms from classics, like “Oklahoma” and ”Sound of Music,” to modern productions, such as “Hamilton” or “Dear Evan Hansen.” They have been around since the mid-eighteenth century, entertaining their audiences with their enchanting music and riveting dialogue. ...

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 ...

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