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Volunteer firefighter and Texas High School junior Bella Cornelius points to gifts in the shopping cart while participating in Shop with a Cop. This year, shoppers spent $150 on their holiday gifts.

Shop with a cop and firefighter

Story by Lyric Curtis, Staff Writer December 5, 2023

Sirens sound as police officers, firefighters and EMT services round the corner of Target. Excited children line up on the sidewalk as the first responders ride by smiling and waving. Local first responders...

Topping the Holiday Billboard Top 100 Chart for over a decade, Mariah Careys All I Want for Christmas reigns supreme again this year. As of Dec. 1, 2023, Careys song once again occupies the top spot for 58 straight weeks of the holiday season.

Thawing out Mariah Carey

Story by Jordan Womack, Staff Writer December 1, 2023

As the new Christmas season approaches, Mariah Carey’s classic “All I Want For Christmas'' plays throughout the month of December. Whether you hear it on the speakers of your favorite store or just...

And that’s a wrap

And that’s a wrap

Story by Nashita Kalam, Editor-in-Chief December 1, 2023

Excited chatter fills the classroom as students gather around to share their phone screens one by one. Catchy tunes play through the phone’s speakers and colorful graphics fill the screen while surprised...

Senior Mally Lumpkin smiles as she goes to the service line in a pre-season game against Sulphur Springs Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2023. Lumpkin was selected to be recognized as the 2023-2024 volleyball Face of the Game.

Mally Lumpkin

Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor December 1, 2023

Sliding on her knee pads and braiding her hair, senior Mally Lumpkin walks onto the court for another volleyball game, no different than the past ten years of her life.  Beginning in the third grade...

Looking towards his class, science teacher John Baker teaches in his classroom. Baker immigrated from Russia 23 years ago and married Amy Baker, fellow science teacher.

The Journey of John Baker

Story by Nashita Kalam, Editor-in-Chief November 30, 2023

Up in Room 214 of the Math and Science Building, science teacher John Baker stands in front of a classroom, casually teaching a room full of students. His students might know the basics about him such...

Sign shown on Black Friday at Old Navy. The store offered 50% off prices and discounts along with many others in the area.

Black Friday fiasco

Story by Blaise Larry-Cox, Culture Editor November 28, 2023

As many celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday and the time with family, for millions of workers nationwide one dark inevitability lingers in the back of their minds as they count down the hours: Black Friday. Black...

Tom Blyth and Rachel Zegler in The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. (Murray Close/Lionsgate/TNS)

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

Story by Kailyn Williams, Kailyn Williams November 27, 2023

The Hunger Games series added a fifth movie, based on the novel “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes”. The Hunger Games movie series is entirely based on the book series written by Suzanne Collins....

Texas High Schools culinary cookie printer designs a cookie on Nov. 14, 2023. Culinary recently purchased the printer.

Culinary adds cookie printer to kitchen

Story by Jordan Womack, Staff Writer November 22, 2023

During the 2023 school year, the Texas High Culinary Arts Academy added a new addition to their kitchen that combines the warm smell of baked goods with design: a cookie printer. “A Cookie printer...

Junior Tre Ellis slashes through defenders in practice Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023. The Tigers are going into the new season with a brand new head coach, Eric Cross.

New beginnings

Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor November 21, 2023

Lacing his court shoes, junior Alex Orr walks into practice as he would any day during any basketball season. Only this time, he is met by a new face.  Eric Cross took over the Texas High basketball...

New head basketball coach, Eric Cross, coaches senior Vonderrick Perkins during practice on Nov. 14, 2023. Cross took over the basketball program starting in the 2023-2024 school year.

Q&A with Eric Cross

Story by Annie Smith, staff writer November 20, 2023

Where were you before you started working at Texas High? I was at Estem Charter School in Little Rock Arkansas last year and before that I was in Ashdown for 4 years.  How was the transition to...

Junior Isaiah Dowden and sophomore Eshayland Cooper kiss the Area Championship trophy at the end of the round two playoff game against Mansfield Summit on Nov. 17, 2023. Dowden was named player of the game.

Reaching the Summit

Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor November 18, 2023

The Tigers scraped by the Mansfield Summit Jaguars Friday, Nov. 17, 2023, in round two of the UIL state playoffs in Sulphur Springs. The Tigers came out of the gates rough early offensively, with junior...

Senior Jenna Humphrey reaches for a pair of socks to fill her a bag. Student Council filled one bag each with necessities for the homeless population of Texarkana on Nov. 15, 2023.

THS Leadership works with AHS to help homeless

Story by Nashita Kalam and Liberty Maldonado-Cowan November 16, 2023

Chatter fills the room as dozens of students work together with a smile on their faces. They fill bags with blankets, gloves and hygiene products, with the intent of distributing them to a good cause.  On...

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