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Senior panoramic picture to be on Sept. 21

Senior panoramic picture to be on Sept. 21

Story by Lois LeFors, news editor

September 19, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

The senior class panoramic photo will be taken on Sept. 21. Payment in the form of cash, checks and money orders will be accepted. Bring money the day of, and be sure to make checks out to Goldbeck Company. Prices are below: $45- large laminated panoramic, one medium panoramic and ‘18 formation $35- la...

PSAT to be held on Oct. 11

PSAT to be held on Oct. 11

Story by Langley Leverett, editor in chief

September 17, 2017


Filed under Briefs, News, Top Stories

Texas High School is holding the PSAT assessment on Wednesday, Oct. 11. All sophomores and the top 20 percent of juniors are automatically registered for this exam. Any other eighth, ninth or tenth-grade student who would like to take the test may register with Charlotte Leon Sept. 18-29. To sign up, p...

New curriculum changes for 2018-2019 year

New curriculum changes for 2018-2019 year

Story by Madison Brown, entertainment editor

September 17, 2017


Filed under Briefs, News, Top Stories

The 2018-2019 school year will offer an additional course to the English department. Students will no longer be required to take English I to English IV to graduate high school. Instead, Business English will now be offered as a class anytime during one’s high school career. “The focus of the...

A splash of color

A splash of color

Story by Alexis Runnels, staff writer

September 15, 2017


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Wednesday, Sept. 27, Northside Assembly of God Church is holding a color war for students of 7th-12th grade. It will be held at 5801 Summerhill Road, Texarkana Texas. The event is starting at 6:30 p.m. and ending at 7:30 p.m. Attendees should bring a towel and wear all white clothing for the best experien...

Watch out for blood

Watch out for blood

Story by Anna Grace Jones, staff writer

September 13, 2017


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Texas High will be hosting a LifeShare Blood Drive Sept. 18 and 19 from 8:30 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. in the gym. Sign up will be open in the cafeteria during all lunches. Everyone 16 years and older are encouraged to donate, but students that are 16 require a signed permission slip by a parent or legal guard...

Kindness is as easy as 1-2-3

Kindness is as easy as 1-2-3

Story by Jenna Williamson, staff writer

September 12, 2017


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Teacher Nicole Ayers has constructed a cart of positivity that will be placed at various teachers’ rooms starting Monday morning. The cart of positivity contains pens, sticky notes, tape and a multitude of other objects used to create encouraging notes. “This cart has lots of purposes,” Ayers ...

Don’t jump down the rabbit hole

Don’t jump down the rabbit hole

Story by Greylyn Tidwell, staff writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Entertainment, News, Top Stories

Texarkana College is putting on a play called “Rabbit Hole,” which is about a family who loses a child at a young age and how they cope with the loss. The show will take place in the Stilwell Theatre on the TC campus. The performances began last weekend and will continue from Sept. 15, 16 and 17. Dates...

A fair day

A fair day

Story by Joseph Rodgers, news editor

September 12, 2017


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After the opening weekend and the annual Four States Fair Parade, the 73rd Annual Four States Fair & Rodeo will continue to be hosted from Sept. 11 to Sept. 17 from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m during weekdays, noon to 11 p.m. on Saturdays and 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Sundays. General admission tickets for adults are $7,...

Bacon fry to go down in history

Bacon fry to go down in history

Story by Katie Biggar, staff writer

September 9, 2017


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It’s never really about the bacon. It’s about the memories that come from it. It’s about the 6 a.m. mornings that the seniors share completely covered in grease and thriving in it. The bacon fry is a symbol of growth above all else. It resembles the transition from the excitement of freshman year...

The legacy you leave behind

The legacy you leave behind

Story by Colton Johnson, Editor in Chief

September 8, 2017


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There are three kinds of people in this world. People who walk into a room and sink into the shadows. People who walk into a room who demand the beaming spotlight. And people like Leonard Parks, who walk into a room with a gentle glow that overpowered the darkness.   Senior Leonard Parks died, Sept. 2 in his sl...

Let’s go get some bacon

Let’s go get some bacon

Story by Addison Cross, staff writer

September 8, 2017


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Students fill the halls wearing black, red, and orange get-ups with the most intimidating phrases they can think of. Most of them homemade, the ensembles worn by the students took time, effort and plenty of Tiger spirit. The annual Apron Day was on Wednesday Sept. 6 as Texas High students wore the apr...

Goin’ to the club

Goin’ to the club

Story by Savannah Downs, staff writer

September 8, 2017


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Student Council will hold a club night on Monday, Sept. 11, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria. Most clubs will have a booth, and students have the chance to talk with the sponsors and find an organization that is right for them.   “Club night is an opportunity for all the clubs and organizati...