Tiger Times

Driven to succeed

Driven to succeed

Story by Cameron Murry, staff writer

March 18, 2019


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

Pencil shavings and textbooks litter his desk as his fingers fly across the illuminated keyboard. Between the physics homework and his paper due at 10 p.m., most students would crack. The pressure would become too much, and they’d request a schedule change. For Carson McCarver, it’s a delight. He pu...

Thinking elementally

Thinking elementally

Story by Grey Johnson, culture editor

March 14, 2019


Filed under Editorials, OPINION, TOP STORIES

Mental health plays an integral part in every student’s academic career, directly affecting their ability to conduct themselves in everyday situations, classroom environments, and professional settings. A student’s success may be in jeopardy if their mental health inhibits their focus and their ...

Traveling teacher

Traveling teacher

Story by Ashlyn Winters, staff writer

March 9, 2019


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

Many children in Texarkana grow up never traveling outside of the state, or even outside of town. Imagine witnessing a child experience life outside of such a small town like Texarkana and becoming exposed to all that the world has to offer. Texas High staff member Brittney Huggins has been traveling with...

High Kicks and High Praise

High Kicks and High Praise

Story by Addison Cross, news editor

March 9, 2019


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

The Texas Highsteppers competed at the Danceline Competition on March 2 and came back with a multitude of honors. The team has worked since November to perfect their performances. “We start learning contest dances after Thanksgiving and the team auditions for them the first day we come back from Christ...

Swimming with Sharks

Swimming with Sharks

Story by Nathan Morriss, staff writer

March 8, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

The Tigersharks came to compete at this year’s 5A state meet. Through hard work and determination, the Tigersharks were able to do well and place in a variety of events. The boys team, led by Captain Jackson Shellogg, was able to place eighth out of 53 teams. The girls placed 51st. “Swimming at ...

Missed the mark

Missed the mark

Story by Maddie Anderson, opinion editor

March 8, 2019


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

Thousands of students and adults bowed their heads in a moment of silence. Feb. 14 marked the one year anniversary of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting in Parkland, Florida that killed 17 people. The moment of silence began at 10:17 a.m., denoted to the 17 slain. Stoneman Douglas students arri...

One Act Play troupe advances to bi-district

One Act Play troupe advances to bi-district

Story by Addison Cross, news editor

March 7, 2019


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

The Tiger Theatre Company’s UIL One Act Play troupe placed second at the district meet in Sulphur Springs on Tuesday. They will now advance to the bi-district phase of competition. “I’m super stoked we’re going to bi-district because a lot of us were worried about not advancing,” stage manager...

Passion for fashion

Passion for fashion

Story by Peyton Sims, staff writer

March 7, 2019


Filed under CULTURE, TOP STORIES

Fashion trends come and go, and as we embark into a new year, people are becoming interested in new clothing combinations. However, it can be quite difficult to put together an outfit that you’re pleased with, and trends can simply be too difficult to keep up with. Considering we’re not far into the year, ...

Kicking it

Kicking it

Story by Joseph Asher, staff writer

March 7, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

Kemper York is a new student this year and plays for the boys' varsity soccer team. His passion for soccer started at a young age and has been an integral part of his life ever since. “I started playing when I was five years old,” York said. “I decided to play because my parents wanted to p...

The cards you’re dealt

The cards you’re dealt

March 5, 2019


Filed under IN-DEPTH, TOP STORIES

Childhood traumas, also known as Adverse Childhood Experiences, have been tied to heart disease, diabetes, alcoholism, cancer and other medical conditions. These are the cards we're often dealt, but how we choose to play our hand is entirely up to us.

The kick that fits

The kick that fits

Story by Logan Diggs, staff writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under CULTURE, TOP STORIES

Nike and Adidas have been competitors since what feels like the beginning of time. Both brands have proved to be worth every penny in the quality and durability they're made with. Billions of people all across the world wear clothing that appeals to the masses of where they're at. In fact, Adidas see...

Advanced appliances

Advanced appliances

Story by Nathan Morriss, staff writer

March 4, 2019


Filed under TOP STORIES

The day is young as the morning routine starts. You turn on the toaster, which by now has learned the preferred degree of toasting and proceeds to make it. As the ironing oven presses clothes, an alert from the fridge announces the leftovers from a week ago are most likely bad. The appliances of the ...

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