Tiger Times

Students strut along the STEM building in their cultures club and storm the field for the 2018 Texas vs. Arkansas game.

Treasure it or trash it

Story by Staff May 23, 2022

Favorite Social media Several Instagram accounts have united the student body this year. Near the beginning of this year, Instagram user @texashigh.badparking made their first post. The account...

A RealCare Baby lies next to a picture of an elderly man. An anonymous students shares his experience with grief throughout a child development project.

Robot reincarnation

May 20, 2022

I’ve always liked the name James. It was classic — a name recognized for centuries without sounding pretentious enough to be out of place in 21st century America. From Monroe to Bond, it’s a name...

Students labeled as gifted early on in their school career often end up feeling overwhelmed with expectations and school.

Feel the burnout

Story by Stephanie Jumper, Editor-in-Chief May 18, 2022

The dreary eyes. The brain that exerts all of its energy on assignments only to end up drooling on them when the exhaustion is too much to bear. The heartbreak of receiving a less than stellar grade when...

A woman speaks in several different languages. Texas High offers various languages other than English.

Bilingual benefits

Story by Kamryn Jean, Staff Writer May 17, 2022

With a variety of cultures already occupying the United States, not to mention all of the foreign cultures we have yet to experience but understand, learning a new language is vital. Language learning...

Sophomore Nashita Kalam comforts her robotic baby for her child development class. During this project, she discovered the struggles behind motherhood.

A weekend of terror

Story by Nashita Kalam, Staff Writer May 16, 2022

I lie awake at 3 a.m. as I hear the screaming and crying of the robotic baby next to me. I slowly get up, exhausted, and place my arm over its chest so my bracelet will align with the sensor.  I brought...

Photo illustration: Athletes face multiple stressors, triggering anxiety and depression.

Mind over matter

Story by Kailyn Williams, Staff Writer May 13, 2022

Katie Meyers, University of Stanford, goalie and team captain. Sarah Shulze, University of Wisconsin, elite track and cross country star. Lauren Bernett, James Madison University, CAA Player of the...

Rates of students and their bags being searched has increased exponentially in March.

Students, not suspects

Story by Doug Kyles, Editor In Chief May 12, 2022

TISD’s goal is to create a “trusting, supportive and mutually respectful environment.”  I believe the above-mentioned “objective” listed in the TISD Mission Statement page is a principle...


Freddy’s impact

Story by Zoe Rushing, Advertising Editor May 12, 2022

On Aug. 8, 2014, Scott Cawthon released a brand new indie horror survival game titled Five Nights at Freddy’s. In the first game, players played as Mike Schmidt, the new night security guard, at a restaurant...

Junior Khuslen Ganbat reflects on his time spent as a foreign exchange student. He spent the year in America from his home country of Mongolia.

Q&A with Khuslen Ganbat

Story by Nashita Kalam, Staff Writer May 5, 2022

What were some major differences you noticed when you first landed in America? [The first things I noticed] would be the people and the whole environment. Mongolia is a really cold country. The temperature...

Junior Celia Moreno Gonzales, freshman Kynlee Flippen and alumnus Willis Green stand with pride. Gonzales is a foreign exchange student from Spain, Flippen shared a memorable experience with her father and Green was a high school student during the era of educational integration.

Three stories. 300 words.

Reporters were asked to write stories with only 300 words. This proves that it is not the quantity of words on a page that makes a story captivating but the quality of words. Every perfect stranger has...

A multicolored brain rests in a neurodivergent womans head. The amount of women with disorders such as ADHD and autism may be vastly underreported.

Gender genes

Story by Stephanie Jumper, Editor-In-Chief May 2, 2022

She perched on her desk observing her peers giggling, conversing, connecting. Yet most of them had no interest in engaging with her. Her mind wanted to form bonds with others, but her mouth couldn’t...

A man in a graduation cap prepares for battle. The possibility of Americans being drafted for the war in Ukraine is a concern to many.

Putting a stop to Putin

Story by Doug Kyles, Editor-In-Chief April 27, 2022

Global Pandemic. Riots in cities. Maybe, the possibility of heading toward WWIII ought to have been expected. UKRAINE­ ­— Feb. 24, 2022. Tanks, armored vehicles and artillery, all painted with a “Z,” ...

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