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Another night for the books

A mother and child participate in the National Night Out festivities at King Park in Wake Village, Texas on Oct. 1, 2019. National Night Out brought neighborhood residents to eat, fellowship and play games in an effort to get to know one another.

Story by Raelyn Albert, staff writer

October 3, 2019

People from all over Texarkana gathered at Kings Park in Wake Village on Oct.1 for National Night Out. National Night Out is an annual event where the community comes together to celebrate the partnership between law enforcement and the community.  National Night Out first came to Wake Village 11 years ago. Many...

Rise, shine and be peppy

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Story by Molly Kyles, editor in chief

October 3, 2019

Though football season is far from over, the time of stomping on gym bleachers and student stampedes has come to an end. As the sun peeks over the Math and Science building and the first drops of dew sparkle in the pit, school spirit will already be in full swing. For the remainder of the home games, pep ral...

Futures shift into gear

TISD and Ford representatives stand with graduate Alejandro Zarate after press conference

Story by Molly Kyles, editor in chief

October 1, 2019

Two cars out of the hundreds in McClarty Ford’s parking lot will serve a purpose more extensive than transportation. Though most of the cars in the lot are destined for sale to customers, these two cars are a gift from the dealership to the school and represent the partnership that came about through Texarka...

A bark for help

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Story by Aislyn Echols, staff writer

September 30, 2019

When people hear the words animal abuse, the first thing that might pop into their head is a shivering, dirty, wounded puppy looking up at them with tear stained eyes or a kitten whose leg is in a cast, or, worse, gone. However, animal abuse doesn’t always have to be so extreme. Animal abuse is ...

Leading to success

Physics teacher Seth Schrimer discusses Leader in Me with students. Senior Julia Whitehorn implemented the program as a part of her independent research project.

Story by Peyton Sims, culture editor

September 29, 2019

A new leadership program implemented this year is expected to help create a more positive environment throughout the school. Leader in Me, a program based on Stephen Covey’s “7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” addresses the areas of academics, culture and leadership by empowering students to be mo...

A new place for politics

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Story by Doug Kyles, staff writer

September 27, 2019

Two of our school’s most controversial clubs, at odds with each other for years, are no more. The Teenage Republicans and Young Democrats clubs disbanded at the end of last school year. From the ashes, the Texas High Political Society was designated as the new place for politics on campus. An unprecedented mov...

Strumming a new chord

Junior Lia Graham leads the guitar club in a

Story by Phoebe Neff, staff writer

September 18, 2019

Music plays an important role in many people’s lives. It is universally known for bringing masses together and allowing people to express themselves in different ways. Junior Lia Graham established a club where members can play music as a group and give back to the community. Graham established The Guitar Club with the ...

The age of alcohol

The age of alcohol

Story by Stephanie Jumper, staff writer

September 17, 2019

Sometimes, the most basic of human desires can morph into an unhealthy obsession, impacting one’s psychological or biological state for years, if not a lifetime, to come. Recent THS almuna Jane Doe has experienced this phenomenon first hand in the form of inebriated mistakes, violent encounters, and...

Welcome to the club

Graphic by Kaitlyn Rogers

Story by Peyton Sims, culture editor

September 17, 2019

The annual club drive will be held this upcoming week on Sept. 17-20 in the cafeteria. Students will be given the opportunity to learn more about the clubs offered at Texas High School and will have the chance to join any of their preference.  “I am currently in Rosebuds and I’m joining BPA [Business Pr...

Song for a cause

Students perform the

Story by Addison Cross, editor in chief

September 6, 2019

Texas High is a school built on traditions. From bacon fry to painting the pit, the student body rallies with each other using the traditions that have been around since before almost anyone currently on campus. The student body can also rally against the loss of a tradition. Such is the case with the affectionately nam...

A game day like no other

Seniors Dewoine Leeks, Rocioa Gabriel and Mathew Gass cook bacon on a propane griddle at the annual Bacon Fry the morning of the 2019 Texas vs. Arkansas football game. Seniors prepared breakfast for the rest of the student body and community.

Story by Anna Grace Jones, editor in chief

September 6, 2019

At the end of every Texas vs. Arkansas week, students rise before the sun. Members of all organizations and grades join together in support of Texas High School and the varsity football team. They gather to feast on eggs, biscuits, donuts and, most importantly, bacon. On Sept. 6, seniors gathered in the courtyar...

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