Tiger Times

Going digital

Going digital

Story by Peyton Sims, staff writer

December 25, 2018


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It’s time for students to drop their pen and paper and replace it with a computer. In 2019, the end of course exams will be taken online in more than 15 states across the U.S., including Texas. “The kids say they like it and they think that it’s easier,” said Charlotte Leon, assistant princ...

Lost its flavor

Lost its flavor

Story by Joseph Rodgers, editor in chief

December 24, 2018


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After a bombshell report showed that the use of e-cigarettes among high school students increased 80 percent since 2017, the FDA is implementing a ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. One of the most popular e-cigarette brands, Juul, stopped accepting orders of its mango, fruit, creme and cucumber ...

What on Earth

What on Earth

Story by Margaret Debenport, culture editor

December 24, 2018


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America rests upon the rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness -but how long life will last on earth depends upon the decisions humanity makes today. Both the United Nations and the United States have released reports regarding the state of the climate and the impacts we are likely to fac...

Holiday dance to benefit animal shelter

Holiday dance to benefit animal shelter

Story by Madison Brown, managing editor

December 22, 2018


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A holiday dance will be held Dec. 29 to raise money for the Texarkana Animal Shelter. The theme: Ski Lodge. Associated with their semester project for their leadership class, seniors Hartley Spaulding and Kearstan Williams are hosting this dance to benefit a good cause and plan a fun time for high scho...

Teenage Republicans visit Bush Library

Teenage Republicans visit Bush Library

Story by Cameron Murry, staff writer

December 18, 2018


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The Teenage Republicans travelled to the George W. Bush Presidential Library at Southern Methodist University in Dallas on Dec. 12. Club members learned about Bush and his White House administration during their tour. They engaged in interactive political strategizing and listened as tour guides exp...

Career fair

Career fair

Story by Lindsey Egger, editor in chief

December 13, 2018


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The junior and senior class attended a career fair in the Sullivan Performing Arts Center on  Dec. 7. The event encouraged students to think about job opportunities in town. Several businesses set up venues to show students why they should consider working for them. The multitude of options allowed st...

Spreading the holiday cheer

Spreading the holiday cheer

Story by Raelyn Albert, staff writer

December 9, 2018


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American Sign Language teacher Britni Huggins and special education teacher Samantha Autrey coordinated an event where special education students went to see Santa. The event took place at the Central Mall and in Room 49A on Dec. 5. “I take my kids to see Santa, and I don’t know specifically ...

Shop with a cop

Shop with a cop

Story by Logan Diggs, staff writer

December 5, 2018


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Shop with a Cop is an annual event that gives police officers the chance to give back to less fortunate children every Christmas. The event starts off with an abundance of kids and their guardians — given the opportunity to be a part of this event by their caseworkers or CPS — waiting on both side...

Doorstep donating

Doorstep donating

Story by Nathan Morriss, staff writer

December 4, 2018


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The thought of the Christmas season approaching can bring either happiness or distress to one, depending on their situation. Although the holidays bring joy to many, others may harbor worries thinking about how to balance buying gifts and paying for basic monthly commodities, especially food. The Boy Scouts...

Necessity of vaccinations

Necessity of vaccinations

Story by Cameron Murry, staff writer

November 29, 2018


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Band-Aids adorn the arms of every Kindergartener as they pass through the halls. Sore shoulders and tear-stained cheeks decorate every classroom. These tikes may be miserable, but they are protected. The 2018-2019 flu season is here, and health officials are encouraging everyone to be vaccinated as soon as possible. Many clinics offer the vaccination for li...

Teens and technology

Teens and technology

Story by Maddie Anderson, opinion editor

November 28, 2018


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They smile at each other as they walk down the hallways of the school. Her hand resting on her growing belly, his hand wrapped around her waist. Junior Nicole Kennedy and her boyfriend of nearly four years are expecting their first child, all in part due to technology.   “Technology played a hu...

A holly jolly theatre

A holly jolly theatre

Story by Addison Cross, news editor

November 26, 2018


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The Texas High Tiger Theatre Company is preparing to host its third annual Drama Day Camp, an event hosted by students every year in which kids from kindergarten to sixth grade can come and learn about theater for a day. The event will be Dec. 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at a cost of $40 per child, and on...

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