The School Newspaper of Texas High School

Tiger Times

The School Newspaper of Texas High School

Tiger Times

The School Newspaper of Texas High School

Tiger Times

Doug Kyles

Doug Kyles, Editor-in-Chief

Doug Kyles knew he would be EIC someday from the first time he walked into the publication room. It's not necessarily because he's especially talented, but he does indeed enjoy the power. Doug is President/Captain/Officer/Editor of 5 clubs and organizations here at Texas High School, so talk to him if you're interested in joining Theatre, Debate, UIL Social Studies, or DECA. In his free time, he enjoys going on backpacking trips through Arkansas, working out, and meditating. Someday, he will be either a trauma surgeon at a rural hospital in Montana or a financial manager in New York City.

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Non-Fungible Tokens

April 4, 2022
The SARM shortcut

The SARM shortcut

March 7, 2022
Locals line an overpass in anticipation for the “Freedom Convoy”  to stop in Texarkana. Those in support of the truckers raised funds and gathered supplies for their journey across the country to DC.

Honk for freedom

March 3, 2022
Head Librarian Brooke Ferguson ensures her library is a comfortable space for the students of Texas High.

A second home

March 1, 2022

Abortion Debate

December 15, 2021
Senior Maddie Frost embraces Annie in the Tiger Theatre Companys dress rehearsal of the play Annie. The show opens Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. in the Sullivan Performing Arts Center on the Campus of Texas High School.

Anticipating Annie

November 4, 2021
Texas Highs Javarous Tyson returns an intercepted lateral from the Marshall Mavericks quarterback in the Tigers 27-12 victory at Tiger Stadium on Oct. 9, 2021. The Tigers improved their season record to 4 - 0 overall and 1 - 0 in district play.

Marching past Marshall

October 9, 2021
Patti OBannon takes over Texas High School principal position after departure of Carla Dupree last May. OBannon previously served as Nash Elementary principal within Texarkana ISD.

A new era

July 21, 2021
A price to pay

A price to pay

April 14, 2021

A winning warning

April 13, 2021
Junior Jeremy Creek performs as the only male character in the One Act Play put on by the Tiger Theatre Company. The five actors competed along with their tech crew at Sulphur Springs, advancing in the UIL competition.

The sky is the limit

March 10, 2021
Overwhelmed by the chaos, a students phones a family member to alert them of the bomb threat on the school. Since January, three bomb threats have been made on THS.

Triple threat

March 2, 2021
Junior Maddie Frost and senior Lia Grahm perform during Tiger Theater Companys UIL One Act Play, Silent Sky. The Tiger Theater Company has been constantly hard at work in preparation to compete.

Playing the past

March 1, 2021
The 2021 graduation is scheduled for May 29 at Tiger Stadium at Grim Park. The ceremony will begin at 10a.m., and each student will receive six guest tickets.

Glad to have grad

February 5, 2021
On Jan. 26, Texas High School students evacuated to the track due to a bomb threat. The Texarkana College Police Department provided extra security as students were escorted back to class.

THS bomb threat

January 26, 2021
TISD Superintendent Doug Brubaker discusses  the future of Texas High with the staff of Tiger Times. Brubakers first day on the job was Jan. 4.

Brubaker’s beginning

January 14, 2021
In years past, there has been a reckoning that comes with the end of the semester.

Escaping exams

December 15, 2020
Doug Brubaker speaks to an audience in the Sullivan Preforming Arts Center.  He was announced as the TISD Lone Finalist on Nov. 10.

Bringing in Brubaker

November 10, 2020
It’s easy to understand criticism of the dress code; the policy which was designed to maintain an optimal learning environment pulls students away from class and lands them in trouble that, in a student’s mind, is all for naught.

Defending dress code

November 2, 2020
A Texas High student participates in the mock election. Flyers were posted around campus Oct. 29.

Make your voice heard

October 29, 2020
photo illustration.

Merits of the masks

September 22, 2020
In the roller coaster of ups and downs that high school offers, these eight reasons supporting sophomore supremacy make it clear 10th graders are in a great position. For the most part, sophomores get away with using their remaining youth to avoid responsibility and emerging adulthood to justify their freedoms. 

Sophomore supremacy

April 17, 2020
Photo Illustration

Battling burnout

March 13, 2020
New kid on the walk

New kid on the walk

March 12, 2020
Photo courtesy of TXK Today

Faith amongst flames

March 10, 2020
The reality of reopening

The reality of reopening

February 20, 2020
Graphic by Kaitlyn Rogers

Up in smoke

February 7, 2020
Junior Macy Sloan pets her horse, Jazz. Sloan has participated in competitive dressage events for the past four years.

Saddling up for success

January 10, 2020
Photo illustration. Adults are quick to blame technology or material greed for teen’s lack of enthusiasm with Christmas. Far too often, the surreal Christmas experience fades away with childhood and teenagers are left in the holiday season reminiscing on their childhood experiences.

Rekindle Christmas

December 16, 2019
Photo Illustration. A student is handcuffed to their backpack symbolizing the restraint of homework over school breaks.

The holiday break burden

November 28, 2019
Photo Illustration. Senior Owen Likins has earned recognition for achievements in cross country, track, and swim throughout his high school athletic career.

Owen Likins

November 7, 2019
Photo Illustration

A new place for politics

September 27, 2019
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