Tiger Times

Stroke of creativity

Stroke of creativity

Story by Victoria Van, editor in chief

October 10, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES, Uncategorized

One piece of art contains the power to break international barriers and bring joy to a child’s life. This embodies the impact Art Club produced by participating with The Memory Project organization. Club members were paired with an Afghani child to draw and return back as a treasured gift. Member...

Walking for apraxia

Walking for apraxia

Story by Nathan Morriss, staff writer

October 8, 2018


Filed under NEWS

John Wood is 14 years old. He is also one of the many children across the world with apraxia. As stated by John’s stepmom, Carla Wood, apraxia is a “neurological speech disorder that prevents children from being able to speak correctly, and in particular, it tends to cause some level of paralysi...

Wining and dining

Wining and dining

Story by Caden Rainwater, staff writer

October 6, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The fourth annual Dine on the Line was held on Oct. 6 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on State Line in front of the downtown post office. The day was filled with live music, dining and shopping from many local stores. “Everything from my point of view went very smoothly,” senior Tirzah Bailey said. “...

Writing for sport

Writing for sport

Story by Salem Karr, staff writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

Writing can seem strenuous to some, but to others it’s a hobby and passion that calls for early Saturday mornings, lots of planning, writing and thoughtful class discussions. UIL Ready Writing is a competition made especially for these people. “UIL Ready Writing is a competition where contestants receive ...

A musical weekend

A musical weekend

Story by Craig Crawford, in-depth editor

October 4, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

World-renowned flutist, Sir James Galway, and his wife, Lady Galway, are coming to Texarkana as part of his Living Legend of the Flute tour to play  Thursday, Oct. 4 at the Perot Theatre at 7:45 p.m. Galway, born in Belfast, Ireland, received training from renowned flutist Jean Pierre-Rampal and quickly...

Restoring the glory

Restoring the glory

Story by Peyton Sims, staff writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

The grand opening of the Grim Hotel was in 1925. When a person entered the doors marble flooring lined the ground right underneath their feet and directly above them hung glass chandeliers. Musicians played jazz music outside of the open doors. The rooftop held  gardens and could be transformed into a...

Call it a night

Call it a night

Story by Raelyn Albert, staff writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

The annual National Night Out is an event where the community comes together to celebrate the partnership between law enforcement community. Thousands of people gathered at Kings Park in Wake Village on Oct. 2 to celebrate the community’s police force. Alisa Willborn and Tish Hicks have been in c...

No note, more problems

No note, more problems

Story by Addison Cross, news editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

Students often find it hard to make time to get help in classes they struggle with, so many attempt to find help from teachers before school. However, only with a note from a teacher may a student access assistance in the morning before school. The note policy has become an area of concern among student...

Jury of our peers

Jury of our peers

Story by Craig Crawford, in-depth editor

September 28, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

Judge Bill Miller came to Texas High on Tuesday to talk to Hunter Davis’ A3 Government AP class period. Davis’ third period class is studying the three branches of government. Davis brought in judge Miller to talk more about the judicial branch and his field of work. Bill Miller is the father o...

From trash to treasure

From trash to treasure

Story by TJ Wall, sports editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

The head of the culinary arts department, Cory House, has received approval to transform the old TigerVision truck into a food truck. TigerVision obtained an ambulance that they are in the process of remodeling in order to make it suitable for its purpose— a mobile production vehicle. “[TigerVision is] ...

Join the TEAMS

Join the TEAMS

Story by Joseph Asher, staff writer

September 26, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

This summer, KnoMi was terminated, ending the website where people could access grades along with other resources. Although this way to connect has been erased, there is a solution through a free app that is both accessible and operational. Before, everyone had a KnoMi account and could log into KnoMi...

Clear bag policy now in place at Marshall ISD

Clear bag policy now in place at Marshall ISD

Story by Craig Crawford and Charli Hueter

September 22, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

A new policy at Marshall Independent School District, as of Sept. 10, reads: “Marshall ISD will be instituting a Clear Bag Policy at ALL athletic events. A copy of the policy is available at the Maverick ticket office. Bags must be clear and not exceed 12 inches by 12 inches by 6 inches, or be a cl...

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