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Top types of food Texarkana needs to have

Top types of food Texarkana needs to have

Story by Stephanie Jumper, staff writer

October 4, 2019

If there’s one thing that unites all people, it’s food. Everybody likes to eat. However, Texarkana, despite its abundance of American and Mexican options, is deprived of several other cuisines that many cities have the luxury of eating and bonding over. Based on a student poll, our town is in ne...

Another night for the books

Another night for the books

Story by Raelyn Albert, staff writer

October 3, 2019

People from all over Texarkana gathered at Kings Park in Wake Village on Oct.1 for National Night Out. National Night Out is an annual event where the community comes together to celebrate the partnership between law enforcement and the community.  National Night Out first came to Wake Village 11 years ago. Many...

Spooky stories to tell in the dark

Spooky stories to tell in the dark

Story by Andrea Loredo, staff writer

October 3, 2019

A full moon takes over the October night sky. You sit with your friends around a campfire and listen to horrifying stories that send chills down your spine. With Halloween quickly approaching, be sure you don’t forget to share an iconic scary story or two to get them into the frightful spirit.   ...

Rise, shine and be peppy

Rise, shine and be peppy

Story by Molly Kyles, editor in chief

October 3, 2019

Though football season is far from over, the time of stomping on gym bleachers and student stampedes has come to an end. As the sun peeks over the Math and Science building and the first drops of dew sparkle in the pit, school spirit will already be in full swing. For the remainder of the home games, pep ral...

Violence hits home

Violence hits home

Story by Jenna Williamson, advertising editor

October 2, 2019

Victims. The whole city of El Paso immediately transformed from innocent people to victims of a hateful crime. They were vulnerable, attacked and devastated. It was a time that no outsider could fathom. However, students from local high schools give insight into the direct effects of this terror. “W...

Playing Rooky

Playing Rooky

Story by Stephanie Jumper, staff writer

October 2, 2019

A knight piece glides across the colorless chessboard, reaching for glory. Its milky exterior basks in victory and junior Keenan Thrapp speaks his favorite phrase: “Checkmate.” To Thrapp, chess is more than a pastime. To Thrapp, chess is a representation of the kind of freedom real life could never o...

Hallow-teen spirit

Hallow-teen spirit

Story by Bailey Hawkins, staff writer

October 1, 2019

With Halloween right around the corner, you might be wondering how to get into the spooky spirit, especially if you feel too old for trick-or-treating. If you’re a teenager trying to make Halloween plans, here's a list of activities to get you into the festive mood. 1.Brave a haunted house Six Flags over Texas h...

Futures shift into gear

Futures shift into gear

Story by Molly Kyles, editor in chief

October 1, 2019

Two cars out of the hundreds in McClarty Ford’s parking lot will serve a purpose more extensive than transportation. Though most of the cars in the lot are destined for sale to customers, these two cars are a gift from the dealership to the school and represent the partnership that came about through Texarka...

The many roads to Texas High

The many roads to Texas High

Story by Doug Kyles, staff writer

September 30, 2019

An overcrowded hallway or a chaotic cafeteria can make anyone anxious. And while true, to those coming from a school other than Texas Middle School these challenges are more difficult. Leaving from a school halfway around the world or from your own living room is sure to cause a culture shock, but t...

Lions deliver Tigers loss

Lions deliver Tigers loss

Story by Caden Rainwater, sports editor

September 30, 2019

The John Tyler Lions showed the Tigers their first loss of the season, snapping the Tigers’ three-game win streak. Key struggles with the Tigers’ offense led to a 16-0 defeat Friday night. The past few games, the Tigers’ success could be attributed to having a very strong offensive line, an...

Leading to success

Leading to success

Story by Peyton Sims, culture editor

September 29, 2019

A new leadership program implemented this year is expected to help create a more positive environment throughout the school. Leader in Me, a program based on Stephen Covey’s “7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” addresses the areas of academics, culture and leadership by empowering students to be mo...

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