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Tiger Times

The School Newspaper of Texas High School

Tiger Times

Seniors Vanessa Baez and Kaitlyn Colburn stand in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France. Twenty-four students and chaperones from Texas High School toured around France for 10 days.
Falling for France
Story by Sophie Keller, Web Master • September 13, 2022

The air is muggy and thick with jet lag as students take what is for some, their first steps on international soil. They have no idea what awaits them in the days to come. On...

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Field of dreams
Field of dreams
Story by Braden McKinnon, Staff Writer • September 1, 2022

A broad-shouldered boy laces up his cleats in the same locker room as some of his favorite players. He walks out onto the field, seeing flashes of his favorite memories...

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Delores Caamano is a Senior Director of Partner Development for Equal Opportunity Schools. She works with the organization to encourage more diversity in advanced high school curriculums.
Minority mission
Story by Stephanie Jumper, Editor-In-Chief • May 20, 2022

Her skin smelled of ashes. Her pockets were drained of change. And the beginning of her life was rife with misfortune. Just the smoke stench of her clothes was evidence...

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Students labeled as gifted early on in their school career often end up feeling overwhelmed with expectations and school.
Feel the burnout
Story by Stephanie Jumper, Editor-in-Chief • May 18, 2022

The dreary eyes. The brain that exerts all of its energy on assignments only to end up drooling on them when the exhaustion is too much to bear. The heartbreak of receiving...

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A woman speaks in several different languages. Texas High offers various languages other than English.
Bilingual benefits
Story by Kamryn Jean, Staff Writer • May 17, 2022

With a variety of cultures already occupying the United States, not to mention all of the foreign cultures we have yet to experience but understand, learning a new language...

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Junior Khuslen Ganbat reflects on his time spent as a foreign exchange student. He spent the year in America from his home country of Mongolia.
Q&A with Khuslen Ganbat
Story by Nashita Kalam, Staff Writer • May 5, 2022

What were some major differences you noticed when you first landed in America? [The first things I noticed] would be the people and the whole environment. Mongolia is...

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Junior Celia Moreno Gonzales, freshman Kynlee Flippen and alumnus Willis Green stand with pride. Gonzales is a foreign exchange student from Spain, Flippen shared a memorable experience with her father and Green was a high school student during the era of educational integration.
Three stories. 300 words.
Story by Joe Haynes-Stewart, Kailyn Williams, Zoe Rushing, Reese Langdon May 4, 2022

Reporters were asked to write stories with only 300 words. This proves that it is not the quantity of words on a page that makes a story captivating but the quality of words. Every...

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Darbys dancers
Darby's dancers
Story by Liberty Maldonado Cowan, Staff Writer • April 26, 2022

Everyone is different and unique, so it is important for everyone to have an outlet where they feel safe and like they can be themselves but most importantly do the things...

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Senior Beth Dietze and her mother gather treats for refugees in Ukraine.
Helping hand
Story by Sydney Watts, Staff Writer • April 8, 2022

Ukrainian citizens are currently trying to make their way across the Ukrainian-Polish border to seek refuge, many of them with starving stomachs, nowhere to call home and...

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Sophomore Carly Hickerson has many responsibilities as a stage manager.
The meaning of managing
Story by Stephanie Jumper, Editor-in-Chief • March 30, 2022

The velvet curtain opens, lights illuminate the stage and she plops down on a chair as black as her outfit, making herself comfortable for the 40 minutes of performance. As...

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A transgender pride flag lays behind the male and female symbols. More and more students nowadays are questioning their gender identity and which pronouns suit them best.
Pro pronouns
Story by Aislyn Echols, Opinion Editor • March 10, 2022

As the world becomes more open minded toward the LGBTQ+ community, more and more people begin to discover how they identify in terms of both gender and sexuality. One of these...

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A calendar displays a due date for an assignment quickly approaching. Many students have a habit of procrastinating on their work.
Due date means do date
Story by Liberty Maldonado Cowan, Staff Writer • March 7, 2022

Assignment after assignment.  Due date after due date.   The work can be overwhelming and start to pile up.  Before a student knows it, they look at their calendar...

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Head Librarian Brooke Ferguson ensures her library is a comfortable space for the students of Texas High.
A second home
Story by Doug Kyles, Editor-in-Chief • March 1, 2022

Tough love is an art, and look no further than the library to see the master of this craft. For some, the library is a rare visit, compelled only by the occasional trip to...

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A variety of family photos lay on a desk. The definition of a family is becoming more and more diverse in Western society.
Not so nuclear
Story by Aislyn Echols, Opinion Editor • February 25, 2022

One working dad, one stay at home mom and two kids: one boy, one girl. On the outside, a flawlessly white picket fence surrounds the red brick, two-story house, and a golden...

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Senior Madelyn Snow rehearses in her choir class. Snow hopes to pursue music therapy after high school.
Tunes with a twist
Story by Stephanie Jumper, Editor-In-Chief • February 24, 2022

The notes flow out of her mouth one by one, the beat of the song resonating as if it’s her own heartbeat. Students’ voices melt into one as the music progresses. Each...

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