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The School Newspaper of Texas High School

Tiger Times

The School Newspaper of Texas High School

Tiger Times

Mapping out a future

Mapping out a future

May 19, 2021

They move their tassel to the left as they gaze into a crowd they’ve anticipated seeing for the past 18 years. Their previous accomplishments from their past four years remain behind them, but this is...

The 2021 graduation is scheduled for May 29 at Tiger Stadium at Grim Park. The ceremony will begin at 10a.m., and each student will receive six guest tickets.

Glad to have grad

Story by Peyton Sims and Doug Kyles February 5, 2021

The day every senior has anticipated is steadily approaching. While COVID-19 is infamous for canceling and rescheduling events, TISD administration has been tentatively following the latest CDC guidelines...

An introduction like no other

An introduction like no other

Story by Logan Diggs, Managing editor February 1, 2021

8th grade orientation has proven to be a very eye opening experience for kids coming to Texas High School from the Texarkana area and beyond. Being the largest school in the area, Texas High has a very...

On Jan. 26, Texas High School students evacuated to the track due to a bomb threat. The Texarkana College Police Department provided extra security as students were escorted back to class.

THS bomb threat

Story by Peyton Sims, Doug Kyles and Sophie Spakes January 26, 2021

During fourth period on Tuesday, Jan. 26, all Texas High staff and students evacuated due to a bomb threat sent via email to the school. It’s unclear at this point who was responsible, but Texarkana...

Forty three students from the Tiger Band have been named to honor band. Along with 8 students choosen as area qualifiers the Tiger Band during a year like no other still finds ways to prevail against all odds.

Musical honors

January 22, 2021

During competitive, recorded auditions held in December, 43 band students earned placement in the Texas Music Educators Association All-Region Honor Band.  Eight students advanced to earn All-Area Qualifier...

Consider the amount of schools that have gone test optional because of the disruption COVID-19 caused on standardized test taking. Although seniors still face many challenges compared to those of past graduates, they should still acknowledge the importance of FAFSA.

Better now than later 

Story by Logan Diggs, Managing editor November 3, 2020

As the end of the first semester approaches, seniors face numerous different deadlines to apply to their colleges of interest. The admission process taking place this year is unprecedented. Consider the...

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has recently named seniors Jenna and Kate Woodard as semifinalists in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Acknowledging their achievements

Story by Cate Rounds, editor in chief October 15, 2020

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has recently named seniors Jenna and Kate Woodard as semifinalists in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program. Out of 1.5 million applicants across the United...

Graphic by Jasmine Geyer

Pigment of imagination

Story by Cameron Murry, staff writer November 1, 2018

The 2019 Literary Magazine is now open for submissions ranging from literary works to illustrations and photography. The Literary Magazine is a long-standing tradition that showcases student work and...

Registration for AP exams is March 28. Each test costs 94$, with reduced prices available. Graphic by Langley Leverett

Testing season is around the corner

Story by Langley Leverett, Editor in chief March 14, 2018

As spring exams quickly approach, so do the dreaded AP exams. Registration for the tests is March 28, with each test costing 94$. Reduced prices are available; students need only contact the College and...

Blood drive to be held Monday

Blood drive to be held Monday

Story by Lindsey Egger, viewpoint editor January 23, 2018

Texas High’s blood drive in cooperation with Lifeshare Blood Centers will be held next Monday in the gym. Anyone 16 or older can donate blood, but 16-year-olds have to provide a signed parent permission...

Time to get crackin

Time to get crackin’

Story by Emily McMaster, copy editor December 1, 2017

The annual Texarkana Community Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker” will be held this weekend. This is the Texarkana Community Ballet’s 50th anniversary. Multiple Texas High students auditioned...

Texas thespians

Texas thespians

Story by Connor Powell, staff writer November 9, 2017

Theater students will attend the Texas Thespians State Festival at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Dallas, Texas, on Nov. 16 through the 18. Texas Thespian Festival is a place for...

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