Tiger Times

Coronavirus preparations

Photo courtesy of Public Health Image Library

Story by Addison Cross, editor in chief

March 13, 2020

As concerns around the spread of Coronavirus grow, students and faculty also fret over potentially coming in contact with the virus while at school. TISD officials have discussed possible outbreak protocol, but no definitive decisions have been reached.  “Protocols for school districts are ever c...

Faith amongst flames

Photo courtesy of TXK Today

Story by Doug Kyles, staff writer

March 10, 2020

Horrified faces filled with disbelief, gazed upon plumes of smoke billowing from Texarkana’s largest church, and local monument, on the afternoon of March 8th. Members of First Baptist Texarkana watched seemingly helplessly as their beloved place of worship was threatened by the flames. Texarkana firefi...

How to save a life

How to save a life

Story by Peyton Sims, culture editor

March 8, 2020

Dogs and cats sit behind bars, morning and night. More strays are brought in day after day, with not enough people looking to adopt. These animals are deprived of having a home of their own, so if you’re looking for a new addition to your family, take a look at the current pets of Texarkana Animal Care a...

Giving back

Submitted photo

Story by Logan Diggs, news editor

March 5, 2020

Teachers Association of Future Educators (TAFE) is one of the newest Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSO) recognized by the Texas Education Agency. The club has recently decided to give back to their community. By collecting a large variety of hygiene items, they plan on providing for stud...

Drawing out your dreams

Drawing out your dreams

Story by Peyton Sims, culture editor

March 5, 2020

Freshman Chloe Alzaga is beginning high school with artistic recognition from the state of Texas. Alzaga’s drawing is one of only 100 pieces selected to be part of the Texas Arts Education Association (TAEA) Youth Art Month Exhibit.  On March 1-7, the 2020 exhibit will begin with a display in the ...

Swept the stage

Submitted photo. Texas High Photography Staff poses with their awards after the ATPI 2020 Winter Conference.

Story by Margaret Debenport, opinion editor

March 3, 2020

The time was 7:45 a.m. when the Texas High Photography staff packed up two Ford Expeditions, one carrying their weekend’s worth of clothes and the other a hefty bank account’s worth of gear. Sipping coffees just to keep them awake enough to get in the car, the photogs were ready to take a rest for t...

Super Tuesday

Super Tuesday

Story by TJ Wall, sports editor

March 2, 2020

Super Tuesday is fast approaching and is the first opportunity for many high school seniors around the country to make their voices heard through voting. On this day, the presidential primaries will be held in 14 states, will comprise of 40 percent of the U.S. population and about one-third of delegates will be up for grabs. This will be another step in t...

Circus of dreams

Photos courtesy of Mrs. Crane

Story by Phoebe Neff, staff writer

February 22, 2020

Adorned in black and white, ringleader and Philosophy Club sponsor Michelle Crane addresses the feasting audience. She introduces the Illusionist, a table for discussions about the unknown and lifting the veil. Next, the Lion Tamer, a place for the ethics of animals, behavior and society. Finally, the crowd...

The race to VASE

The race to VASE

Story by Peyton Sims, culture editor

February 20, 2020

Artists from Texas High will be traveling to Pittsburg, Texas to compete in the 26th annual Visual Arts Scholastic Event on Saturday, Feb. 20. Students had the opportunity to enter up to two pieces ranging from paintings, drawings, sculptures and photographs. Judging will take place on site of the ev...

Matters of the heart

Graphic by Anna Grace Jones

February 13, 2020

It can hit anytime. It can hit in the first minute of practice. It can hit at the first play of the game. It can hit going into the locker room. It can hit away from the school, away from the field or court when there’s nobody there to respond. Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is an electrical malfunct...

Up in smoke

Graphic by Kaitlyn Rogers

Story by Doug Kyles, staff writer

February 7, 2020

Australia. The Outback. The Land Down Under. The vast continent is largely seen as one of the last areas of untouched wilderness left on Earth. And now, it’s on fire. Australia’s identity is intertwined with it’s flora and fauna. For many, the landmass is a mystery apart from images of koalas...

5Ks for days

Graohic by Caden Rainwater

Story by Caden Rainwater, sports editor

February 6, 2020

A local 5k can provide any sort of amenities from providing exercise to competing against local athletes. Here is a list of upcoming races that you and your friends can participate in. Run the Line Half Marathon The Run the Line Half Marathon is a new take on the destination of a 13.1 mile race. The r...

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