Tiger Times

Russian to Moscow

Russian to Moscow

Story by Victoria Van and Joseph Rodgers, editors in chief

June 15, 2018


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Traveling across the globe, members of TigerVision were presented a chance to collaborate with an exchange program in order to film and interview individuals during the FIFA World Cup. Submission to the Student Television Network (STN) competition resulted in their trip to Moscow, Russia, and partner with Russian film students. “We entered into a contest with the STN,...

A piece of history

A piece of history

Story by Joseph Rodgers, editor in chief

June 5, 2018


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Black words on a page seemed like no more than black words as they fancifully described the French Revolution. European History AP students had read this all year, well familiar with Napoleon Bonaparte. These black words came to life while the students witnessed guillotines, aristocrats and a classic love ...

Music to our ears

Music to our ears

Story by Jhovany Perez, editor in chief

June 4, 2018


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The fluttering of the flutes. The belting of the choir singers. The vibrato of the violins and cellos. They all have something in common: musicality. Yet, they are not unified at school, but band director Steve Bennett plans on changing the disconnectivity between the musical department of the schoo...

Tigers earn their stripes

Tigers earn their stripes

Story by Katie Biggar, staff writer

June 4, 2018


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With six TISD schools, over 100 special need students and 300 plus volunteers all participating, the first annual Tiger Strong Field Day was held at the Texas Middle School soccer field. Student Council advisor Susan Waldrep’s A2 Leadership class hosted the event and put it together from top to bot...

Tigers tackle Europe

Tigers tackle Europe

Story by Molly Kyles, feature editor

June 3, 2018


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This summer, while most of Texarkana takes on some sunscreen and shades, one group of students, teachers, and parents will be taking to the skies. The group will depart for a ten-day trip to London, Paris, Munich and the Swiss Alps on July 6. Teachers Erin Buchanan, Lance Kyles and Danny Williams are am...

Principal Brad Bailey Accepts Position as TISD Chief Operating Officer

Principal Brad Bailey Accepts Position as TISD Chief Operating Officer

Story by Joseph Rodgers and Victoria Van, editors in chief

May 31, 2018


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After serving as principal for 11 years, Brad Bailey will serve as TISD’s Chief Operating Officer beginning July 1 after former Chief Operating Officer Casey Nichols accepted the position of Superintendent for Ashdown ISD. “I am excited for the new opportunity and look forward to working to help build on t...

Where there’s smoke, there’s fire

Where there’s smoke, there’s fire

Story by Joseph Rodgers and Victoria Van, editors in chief

May 25, 2018


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You huff. And you puff. And you blow a fat cloud. But unlike asthma, there is no medicine for vaping. Ever since Americans realized the consequences of smoking cigarettes, the tobacco industry has developed various methods to replace nicotine in the cessation, or halting, of smoking. Nicotine patches, n...

The dog days of summer

The dog days of summer

Story by Emily McMaster, copy editor

May 24, 2018


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TISD will host various summer camps and programs for a wide range of students. There are opportunities for high school students to learn, expand their thinking and assist teachers in the programs for younger students. “High school students who want to be involved in the camps, but are in the upper gra...

Everything is bigger in Texas

Everything is bigger in Texas

Story by April Alvarado, viewpoint editor

May 21, 2018


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The Texas High Multicultural Club on May 11-13 traveled to Austin, TX, to tour the city. Club sponsor Alejandra Hernandez decided to take this trip for the benefit of the members and to expand their cultural roots. “When I tell people I went to Mexico they imagine resorts, beaches, and tour destin...

Chick-fil-A renovating

Chick-fil-A renovating

Story by Greylyn Tidwell, copy editor

May 21, 2018


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The standalone Chick-fil-A on Richmond Rd. will be closing this summer to renovate the building. This renovation will allow the restaurant to help allow more people to be served at a time and update some outdated material. Until the remodel is over, the Chick-fil-A in the Central Mall of Texarkana i...

Computing success

Computing success

Story by Celeste Anderson, editor in chief

May 17, 2018


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Senior Macheala McAdams and junior Kaitlyn Gordon attended an award ceremony for the National Center for Women and Information Technology on March 28 where they were honored with the 2018 DFW Affiliate Winner of the NCWIT Award for aspirations in computing, marking them among the top ten female studen...

Racial bias at Starbucks

Racial bias at Starbucks

Story by Emma Anderson, staff writer

May 16, 2018


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The alarm buzzes as she wakes up to get ready for a normal day of work. She puts on her green apron equipped with straws and walks in the door. However, she finds that it is closed for the day. She walks in and puts down her belongings, preparing for a long day of training. Junior Kearstan Williams, a local Starbucks ...