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The School Newspaper of Texas High School

Tiger Times

The School Newspaper of Texas High School

Tiger Times

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 10.4 percent of American households experienced hunger in 2021, Texas being one of the states with the highest percentage.

Behind closed cabinets

Story by Joseph Haynes-Stewart, Editor In Chief January 31, 2023

The flickering fluorescent bulb casts a forlorn glow as the door creaks open, illuminating the desolate, bleached-white room. Once a bustling canvas of vivid red apples and lush greens, the space now lies...

Students dread being forced to make up their work in the library after school. Night library is a place to receive help or complete missed assignments outside of school hours.

Shhh. . . it’s supposed to be a library

Story by Gracie Tucker, Culture Editor January 31, 2023

Stress flows through my body as I walk into the library after a long day of playing catch up for missing a day of advanced classes. I stayed up late studying to make sure that I knew everything that might...

Photo Illustration: With the expiration of the CARES Act, public school students face daily expenses to purchase food at school. Texarkana ISD students accumulated almost $12,000 in meal debt in the first semester of the 2022-2023 school year.

Today’s menu: debt$

Story by Anna Lee, Staff Writer January 30, 2023

Upon returning to school after the Christmas holiday,  students found themselves still required to pay for their lunches to be able to eat at school. Even with free or reduced lunch waivers, schools across...

Travis Kelce (87) and Patrick Mahomes (15) of the Kansas City Chiefs celebrate after defeating the Cincinnati Bengals 23-20 in the AFC Championship game at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2023, in Kansas City, Missouri. (David Eulitt/Getty Images/TNS)

Chiefs return to the Super Bowl

Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor January 30, 2023

The Cincinnati Bengals and the Kansas City Chiefs faced off in the AFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 29, 22023, ending in a nail biting, high tension way, after the Bengals defeated the Chiefs in their...

From left to right: David Schwimmer as Ross Geller, Courteney Cox as Monica Geller, Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Cook, Matthew Perry as Chandler Bing, Matt LeBlanc as Joey Tribbiani and Lisa Kudrow as Phoebe Buffay in Friends. (Photo by Warner Bros. Television/TNS)

Friends fiend

Story by Mollie Fisher, Staff Writer January 30, 2023

The beloved “Friends” goofball, Chandler Bing, shares his backstory with addiction and the real feelings behind the witty, sarcastic character seen on television. Recently, Mathew Perry wrote his...

The Tigers celebrate a goal against cross town rival Pleasant Grove in a non-district matchp on Dec. 20, 2022. Early pre-season wins boosted morale for the upcoming district campaign.

Soccer season looks promising

Story by Jackson Haltom, Staff Writer January 29, 2023

The boy’s soccer team kicks off their 22-23 season with  pre-district play that consists of showcases, tournaments, and friendlies. The first game being played versus cross town rivals, Pleasant Grove.  The...

Academic advisor Dolores Schuandua visits social studies class to explain the new classes Texas High is offering next year. There are 25 new courses for students to choose from in the upcoming year.

Course chaos

Story by Nashita Kalam, News/Feature Editor January 27, 2023

There’s a knock at the door and one of Texas High’s hardworking academic advisers enters through the door holding a stack of colored choice sheets. They introduce themselves and hand out the paper...

Junior Carrington Grant checks in leaders from the other schools in the district. High school students in the Leader In Me program volunteered to run the event.

A leader’s luncheon

Story by Lourdes Quijas, Staff writer January 26, 2023

 Every month, two students from all TISD campuses gather at the PAC and celebrate what they have accomplished. All those students and their families come to the PAC, play games, get their awards and have...

Senior Drew Hooper dissects a cow eye with the assistance of science teacher Amy Baker. Baker has received recognition for being an outstanding teacher, teaching numerous science-based classes.

Making TISD the place to be

Story by Anna Lee, Staff Writer January 25, 2023

Being classified as one of the bigger schools in East Texas, Texas High is known for its excellence in academics and wide variety of course options and career paths offered. However, none of this would...

Juniors Zoe Vanderhoof, Darbi Davis and Brennan Alred participate in hands up for understanding. Students and teachers alike share mixed feelings over the newly integrate Kagan strategies.

Kagan and you

Story by Williams Nguyen, Staff Writer January 24, 2023

All most teachers want from their students is effort and a willingness to improve, all done in the name of a brighter future. The way in which each educator chooses to lead their class is unique to them...

Red Lick eighth grader Cole McMillon and Senior Annie Powell enjoy street tacos and conversation. The Red Lick eighth graders toured Texas High School on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2022.

Heading for highschool

Story by Liberty Maldonado Cowan, News/Feature Editor January 24, 2023

Buses pull into the school with eager eighth graders filing out as they head into what might be their new school come next fall.  On Jan. 19, Texas High held the annual Red Lick tours for eighth graders...

ABC’s “The Bachelor” is back and Zach Shallcross has 30 women to fighting for his final rose. (Craig Sjodin/ABC/TNS)

Bling, bling, who will it be?

Story by Gracie Tucker, Culture Editor January 23, 2023

After years of being a reality love-show watcher, I believe that I am really good at predicting who will become the couple that will withstand it all. With confidence I am going to give a clue on who I...

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