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The School Newspaper of Texas High School

Tiger Times

The School Newspaper of Texas High School

Tiger Times

Junior Copper Russett is working to start his music career. Rapping is a way for him to express himself.
Triple threat
Story by Ashley Davis and Mollie Fisher December 18, 2022

With the dawn of this self-made music era, young artists have had more opportunities than ever to embody themselves in different means. Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube and Soundcloud...

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Junior Raul Azimov is a foreign exchange student at Texas High. Hes traveled from Georgia to see what life in the US has to offer for a year.
Happy to be across the sea
Story by Joseph Haynes-Stewart, Editor-In-Chief • December 13, 2022

In the modern era, the ability to look outside your own bubble could be argued to be a rarity. Often, individuals are stuck around social groups, ideologies and even social...

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Teacher Brandon Shoemaker stands onstage as he helps direct Clue. Despite being new to the Tiger Theatre company, this English teacher is not new to the stage.
A new direction
Story by Zoe Rushing, Print Editor • November 11, 2022

Performing and theater have always been a part of him, whether it was expressed through his acting or work behind the curtain. This wasn’t something he could ever let go...

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The High School Aerospace Scholars (HAS) program will provide opportunities to many high schoolers interested in Aerospace engineering. Senior Marcos Garcia was one of the lucky students who got to participate in this amazing program.
Shoot for the stars
Story by Kamryn Jean and Liberty Maldonado November 9, 2022

Astronaut. A dream job for most kids, but eventually they lose interest. Kids grow up and reality sets in. “It’s just not practical,” they say. But Marcos Garcia, a...

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Motivational quotes are appearing on the whiteboards in classrooms all over Texas High. Custodian Shakarian “Shay” Royston has been leaving these messages after school each day in the hopes of making someone elses day brighter.
Leaving a mark
Story by Ashley Davis, Staff writer • October 28, 2022

“You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have” is written on a classroom’s whiteboard, inspiring students and staff throughout their...

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Senior Jackson Haltom shoots video of the Texas High football team. He has become known for his memorable sports videos.
Behind the lens
Story by Samuel Cody and Liberty Maldonado October 28, 2022

The man behind the scenes is Jackson Haltom. He is known for his football hype videos that are not only popular at Texas High, but nationwide.  Anyone who has seen...

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Cheer Escort Captain Daniel Lee waves a Texas Tigers flag in front of the crowd. The cheer escorts traveled with the cheer team and ran flags at the AT&T Stadium.
Cheer's muscle
Story by Blaise Larry-Cox, Staff Writer • September 27, 2022

The crowd cheers, the sirens exclaim, the cheerleaders flip and tumble as the Tigers score another touchdown. But there’s one group on the field not like the others: the...

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Sara Vaughn is eager to see how she can help grow Texas High publications.
Meet your new adviser
Story by Macy Maynard, Editor-In-Chief • September 26, 2022

With many things going back to normal this 2023 school year at Texas High, things in room 50B look a little different for the students. With previous publications adviser...

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Meeting the court
Meeting the court
Story by Anna Lee, Staff Writer • September 22, 2022

Annie Powell is involved in multiple clubs and organizations within the school. She is a member of Student council, National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Yearbook, Quill...

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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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