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Spring has sprung

Story by Katey Pappas, staff writer April 20, 2021

All of the four seasons are wonderful in their own ways. In the summertime, one can spend time lounging by the pool and traveling the world. In the fall, people get to experience the excitement of starting...

Sometimes, the key to happiness is looking for joy in the little things; from a cup of tea to a walk, it's the details that make all the difference.

Ways to be happier

Story by Katey Pappas, staff writer April 18, 2021

If there’s one thing all teenagers can agree on, it's that some days the best thing to do is go home, kick off your shoes and forget about your homework and everything else for a few hours. There are...


From waste to win

Story by Makenzie Hofert, staff writer April 17, 2021

Composting is an amazing and healthy way to get rid of your disintegratable “trash,” such as fruits and vegetables. All you really have to do is get a storage container such as a box or cart and fill...

Distance makes the heart grow fonder

Distance makes the heart grow fonder

Story by Mikayla Zverina, culture editor April 16, 2021

It is no secret that this year has had its trials, especially with the notorious strains the coronavirus has put on individuals. One person’s family in particular has been greatly affected by this seemingly...

Two seniors and one freshman made school history when they formed the first girls powerlifting team. Seniors Mariza Paez and Mollie Johnson and freshman Makenley Chandler advanced from district to regionals. Paez went on to the state meet where she placed fifth, becoming the first girl to do so.

Lift like a girl

Story by Graci Henard, staff writer April 15, 2021

This year, seniors Mariza Paez, Mollie Johnson and freshman Makenley Chandler made Texas High history by becoming the first girls powerlifting team ever. Texas High School has had female powerlifters in...

A price to pay

A price to pay

Story by Doug Kyles, News Editor April 14, 2021

When Capital One asked a thousand adults about the most significant stressors in their lives, 77% of adults cited their worries with money as the challenge that stands out above all else. Since there’s...

A winning warning

Story by Doug Kyles, news editor April 13, 2021

“Is a life worth your attention?” three Texas High seniors asked one afternoon while bouncing ideas off each other for a PSA video. Their videography teacher, Clint Smith, had forwarded them an email...

Spinning for a camera

Spinning for a camera

Story by Emma Allen, staff writer April 13, 2021

Every season is different for any sport. A team changes, people graduate, new people join. This year has come with an unprecedented change for several competing entities, including this year’s varsity...

submitted photo. The Lady Tigers varsity golf team stands together after their tournament. The team advanced to Regionals on April 1.

Road to Regionals

Story by Graci Henard, staff writer April 9, 2021

The Lady Tiger Golf team competed at the UIL district tournament on March 29-April 1. The Tigers competed against six other teams and won the tournament by 43 strokes with seniors Graci Henard placing...

Mayowa Onare writes his name on the white board in his classroom. Despite Onare's full name, he goes by Abraham.

Say my name

Story by Peyton Sims, editor in chief April 8, 2021

Ota Ibayomi Sugbon Oluwa Mayowa Abraham Onare. These seven words are not the mere jumbling of letters that many perceive them as. They represent a culture. They’re an identity. They’re a name. While...

Junior Margaret Mutoke stands in front of the confederate statue that stands in downtown Texarkana. Crowds of people gathered at the statue in June of 2020 to protest its removal.

Justifying Juneteenth

Story by Margaret Mutoke, staff writer April 7, 2021

It was a very hot day, cameras surrounded my face while I spoke to the masses of people surrounding me. My heart was beating so fast. I was stammering so much. I was so sweaty from the hot Texas heat....

On April 6, students experienced a glitch in the state's EOC test. All E1 testers will report to their testing locations to complete the English I EOC on Thursday, April 8.

Glitch in the system

Story by Cate Rounds and Doug Kyles April 6, 2021

The day began according to schedule. Students ready to take their end of course exams arrived precisely on time to their testing locations. They perform the tedious task of filling out the same personal...

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