Tiger Times

Step in time

The Highsteppers pose prior to one of their performances at a football game earlier in the school year. Today, the Highsteppers put on a show in the PAC and performed their postponed Spring Show dance.

Story by Stephanie Jumper, Feature editor

June 27, 2020

Lipstick was applied, choreography was refined and high kicks graced the stage for the final time of the 2020 school year. Although school is out for most students, one team sacrificed a portion of their summer for one more moment in the spotlight.

The shows that built me

The shows that built me

Story by Addison Cross, Editor in chief

June 13, 2020

High school is about finding yourself and learning from your mistakes. Modern day teenagers, however, have the privilege of learning from the mistakes of others. We have access to such a wide variety of media, Netflix, Hulu, Youtube, and because of this, I have spent the last four years escaping into...

Set goals, raise the bar

Set goals, raise the bar

Story by Jenna Williamson, Advertising Editor

June 12, 2020

Life is the most unpredictable thing we know. There are many times we feel prepared, only to have the situation change. That is exactly how high school is as well. Throughout my four years at Texas High, I have had the chance to experience some amazing opportunities, while still learning about myself alo...

I remember when

I remember when

Story by TJ Wall, Sports Editor

June 11, 2020

I remember my first day of high school. I remember coming in nervous, not really sure what to expect. I remember thinking that graduation was far in the future and that it would be a long time before I had to go to college. I remember all of these things as if they were just a few weeks ago. I also...

A good book

Senior Andrea Loredo's love for reading came when she found the right book.

Story by Andrea Loredo, Staff Writer

June 10, 2020

I am a bibliophile, which is just a fancy way of saying that I am a bookworm. My whole life, well ever since I could read, I have spent it with my head in a book. Reading everything from ‘Catcher in the Rye’, by J.D. Salinger, and ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’, by Harper Lee, all the way to ‘Poet X...

Embrace the mess

Embrace the mess

Story by Margaret Debenport, Opinion Editor

June 9, 2020

“How do I do this the right way?”  That’s the question that is running through my brain right now as I begin to type this. It’s the reason I looked up “senior column examples,” on Google five minutes ago. It’s the question that runs through my brain almost every time I begin to do somet...

Selling hope

Many clothing companies are selling apparel online that are based around coronavirus.

Story by Stephanie Jumper, Staff writer

June 8, 2020

In an age where a germ from across the world dictates our every action, another green entity becomes more popular as the coronavirus dies down. It’s all powerful and influential, changing our perspectives for better or for worse.  Money. Just when we think coronavirus is causing the economy...

After hours

Graci Henard, Janie Rounds and Owen Likins are among the many seniors who were unable to complete their season.  However, they've continued to practice and stay hard at work.

Story by Caden Rainwater, Sports editor

June 4, 2020

They've waited the entire year to play the game they love. Whether it was beating the school record, competing with their friends, or even dedicating a season to their past coach, it's safe to say no one saw the ending of the 2020 school year coming so soon. Due to COVID-19, many high school students...

Every moment

Senior Anna Grace Jones, editor in chief, will attend the University of Texas at Austin.

Story by Anna Grace Jones, Editor in chief

June 1, 2020

On March 13, 2020, I stepped onto the Texas High School campus for the last time as a student. I thought I would be returning a week later, after a mundane spring break. I thought I still had a few more weeks to enjoy all the lasts of senior year. I thought there would be more stressful classes, more...

Not the end of the story

Seniors Molly Kyles, Addison Cross and Anna Grace Jones were editors in chief of the newspaper.

Story by Molly Kyles, Editor in chief

May 29, 2020

Stories are everything. We tell ourselves the story of who we are, and what we want our place to be in this world. We obsess over songs and movies because their stories resonate with us. As we say goodbye — albeit abruptly – we recount the past four years and try to craft a story out of those mome...

Academic honors

Academic honors

May 28, 2020

Even though the pandemic prevented an awards ceremony, teachers still selected top students in each subject area. They are as follows: English I Wisdom Alonge English I Pre-AP Allyson Collins English II Pre-AP Doug Kyles English III Alan Olvera English III AP Kate Woodard English III AP Jenna W...

Fouke monster madness

Lyle Blackburn poses in his

Story by Grey Johnson, staff writer

May 28, 2020

It seems that every town has its own localized legend, but not many towns can say their legend is a monster. Fouke is a small rural town in Southwest Arkansas with a tall tale that has reached across the country and even the world. Though it hasn’t changed its identity much, over the years Fouke has ...

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