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A compilation of different Islamic objects is shown. Muslims around the world observe the month of Ramadan from March 11 to April 9.

No, not even water

Story by Nashita Kalam, Editor-in-Chief April 9, 2024

The alarm goes off at a time where the rest of the neighborhood sleeps, but one house is wide awake. Inside that house, a family gathers at a table with breakfast as they indulge in food. A few minutes...

Its just a phase

It’s just a phase

April 5, 2024

Senior Miguel Don Juan tests out Solarbration themed solar eclipse glasses in preparation for the upcoming solar eclipse on April 8. A total solar eclipse will pass through Texarkana for the first time in 375 years.

TISD schools close for historic eclipse event

Story by Kunan Anjum, Staff Writer March 27, 2024

Residents and travelers in Texarkana gather together as a once-in-a-lifetime phenomenon hovers over them. Crowds stand in awe as the air becomes cool, and they watch as they’re surrounded by total solar-darkness.  On...

Sophomore Roman Wyatt passes the baton to his teammate during a relay race. Wyatt is recognized as an outstanding athlete by his coaches.

Face of the game- Roman Wyatt

Story by Annie Smith, Staff Writer March 25, 2024

Being a good athlete means more than simply being good at your sport. The qualities and character that an individual possesses are what truly make a good athlete. The benefits of having a strong leader...

Junior Justin Gentry emerges from a hidden passage in Texas Highs production of Murder on the Orient Express. Gentry has acted in many of Texas highs productions throughout his high school career. (submitted photo)

Texas High today, Broadway tomorrow

Story by Kateleigh Crowson, Staff Writer March 25, 2024

The lights go down. The auditorium falls quiet. When the spotlight turns on, junior Justin Gentry’s face appears as he takes the stage for yet another production.  Gentry fell in love with theatre...

Its not uncommon for people to try to mimic celebrities social media accounts. Checkmarks illuminate the risk of a fake or fan account being mistaken for a real account. (photo illustration)

Vying for verification

Story by Blaise Larry-Cox, Culture Editor March 22, 2024

In the chronically online culture we live in, the idea of getting a social leg up on our peers is an alluring topic. With social media being a major part of all of our lives mixed with influencer culture...

Junior Birklie Kimble prepares to toss her flag into the air. Texas High winter guard practices their performances in the multipurpose center.

Flags flying high

Story by Riley Roberts, Staff Writer March 21, 2024

Winter guard members fill the Multi-purpose center as they prepare to dance to a beat. They get in position,  hearts beating fast with anticipation, to twirl their flags around.     The new color...

Many new movies are being criticized by the media for not disclosing their musical  aspect in trailers and previews. This leads people to wonder what other big hits werent originally suppose to be musicals.

Musical madness

Story by Kateleigh Crowson, Staff Writer March 8, 2024

Amidst the hype of the remake of “Mean Girls,” one popular question involves its rise and presence on social media: What made the creator decide to make this version a musical? To answer this question,...

EDITORIAL: The new frontier?

EDITORIAL: The new frontier?

Story by TigerTimes Staff March 7, 2024

In 1957, Sputnik 1, the first satellite to be launched into space by man, marked the beginning of the Space Race. In 1961, the first man flew into space. In 1969, Neil Armstrong iconically took, “one...

Texas High School student Jason Hubbard died after being struck by gunfire in the early morning hours of March 3, 2024.

Former Texas High student shot, killed off campus

Story by Anna Bell Lee, Managing Editor March 5, 2024

Police responded to the emergency call on March 3, 2024, to a residence on the 1000 block of College Dr. around 1:30 a.m., where they found the victim deceased from a gunshot wound inside an apartment....

Although the district is divided between three zip codes, TISD approaches the schools as one big family.

EDITORIAL: Are you your zip code?

Story by TigerTimes Staff March 5, 2024

History has shown time and time again that where people come from matters because society uses this minute detail to define their value, their importance and their position. It becomes their defining characteristic....

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Seeing double

Story by Sophie Keller and Oviya Justin March 4, 2024

High school can be a long and winding road with twists and turns all throughout, and a lonely road if you enter alone; however, for a select 23 students in Texas High’s freshmen class, that will never...

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