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The School Newspaper of Texas High School

Tiger Times

The School Newspaper of Texas High School

Tiger Times

Kristina Colburn

Kristina Colburn, Assignments Editor

Kristina Colburn is currently the Photo Assignments Editor for THS Publications. She is also a member of National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Key Club, AP Ambassadors, HOSA, Model UN and the Multicultural Club. In her spare time, Kristina likes to relax and listen to music, shop online, thrift and occasionally pick up a book. In addition, she likes to travel. She has been to France and Spain, and is hoping she can travel more in the upcoming years. In the future, Kristina aims to major in Criminal Justice at the University of North Texas or Anthropology at Baylor University.

All content by Kristina Colburn

[Video] Strengthening bodies and souls

Story by Blaise Larry-Cox, Culture Editor
January 26, 2024
Many schools no longer offer sex education classes to their students. This proves as a controversial topic to the public.

[Photo] The birds and the bees

Story by Kamryn Jean, Opinion editor
January 23, 2024
Looking to her bandmate, senior Lourdes Quijas performs during half time at a football game. Quijas has been in band since her freshman year.

[Photo] Playing my heart out

Story by Lourdes Quijas, Staff Writer
February 6, 2024
Senior Ella Graham holds the wrist of another student at their self defense meeting on Jan. 8, 2024. The Rosebuds learned several ways to defend themselves.

[Photo] Defending the Rosebuds

Story by Annie Smith, Staff Writer
January 11, 2024
Senior wide receiver TJ Gray cheers triumphantly after the Texas High Tigers scratched off a victory against the Mansfield Summit Jaguars. The Tigers beat the Jaguars 17-14 and advanced to round three of the playoffs.

[Photo] Reaching the Summit

Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor
November 18, 2023
Senior Shaniah Richardson screams in excitement as she is announced as the Texas High Maid of Honor Friday, Sept. 29, 2023. The Maid of Honor is the runner-up to the Homecoming Queen.

[Photo] Hoco win

Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor
October 1, 2023
Junior defensive back, Alex Jones dives for the tackle on the Marshall Mavericks. The Tigers played the Mavericks away on Oct. 13, 2023.

[Photo] District rivalry win

Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor
October 15, 2023
Smiling with the fireworks above him, Junior Max Likins sits at the community pep rally on Nov. 7, 2023. People from around Texarkana gathered in celebration of Texas High Football moving into playoffs.

[Photo] Annual bacon fry held at Tiger Stadium

Story by Haley Waddell, Staff Writer
November 9, 2023
Leaping over the Benton defense, Sophomore running back, Tradarian Ball sprints for the end zone. The Texas Tigers smushed the Benton Tigers with a score of 62-14.

[Photo] Benton blowout

Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor
September 8, 2023
Artists have faced the challenge of song sampling in recent years.

[Photo] Sampling Success

Story by Kunan Anjum, Staff Writer
October 14, 2023
Glancing to the side, Senior Riley White participates in theater practice in preparation for their show, Murder on the Orient Express on Aug. 29, 2023. White has been a member of the Tiger Theatre story for six years.

[Photo] A leading lady

October 12, 2023
Leaning on another cast member, Junior Justin Gentry performs during dress rehearsal on Oct. 2, 2023. All cast members dressed in full outfits and makeup.

[Photo] Twice the talent

Story by Kateleigh Crowson, Staff Writer
October 5, 2023
Senior Adam McCarter swings his racket in home match against Pine Tree Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2023. The Tigers defeated the Pirates with a score of 22-0.

[Photo] Tiger tennis on a hot streak

Story by Luis Aguilar, Staff Writer
September 29, 2023
2023-2024 Homecoming Court maids and their escorts.

[Photo] Introducing Court

Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor
September 29, 2023
Senior Zain Suelzer finishes a shot in rivalry match against Pleasant Grove.

[Photo] Hometown tennis rivalry

Story by Luis Armado Aguilar, Staff Writer
September 15, 2023
Holding a camera in his hand, Junior Caden Jackson takes pictures of the student section at a football game on Aug. 24, 2023.

[Photo] Shooting blind

Story by Blaise Larry-Cox, Arts & Entertainment Editor
September 14, 2023
Texas High School principal Ben Renner places the Miss THS crown on senior Cassidy Grant on Sept. 9, 2023 in the Sullivan Performing Arts Center. Former Miss THS and Miss Texas Stacy Mayo helped to revive the scholarship pageant after a multi-year absence.

[Photo] Miss Texas High pageant returns

Story by Kateleigh Crowson, Staff Writer
September 11, 2023

2023 Water Polo

Story by Kristina Colburn, Assignments Editor
September 7, 2023

[Photo] Dulling the stars

Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor
August 25, 2023

[Photo] Tigers lead the way

Story by Kunan Anjum, Staff Writer
August 12, 2023
 Junior Avery Bullock locks fingers with junior Riley White in their performance of The Storm in the Barn.

[Photo] The storm in the barn

Story by Ashley Davis, Staff Writer
March 8, 2023
photo illustration

[Photo] Music Mania

Story by Blaise Larry-Cox, Staff Writer
March 28, 2023
Applications for the TC Honors College Scholarship are available now. Students can get paid tuition for up to two years and admission to the honors college.

[Photo] Enriching education

Story by Sophie Keller, Webmaster
March 23, 2023
Sophomore Karnell Jolly falls across the finish line in the 1600 meter relay. The 4x4 won the Watty Myers meet, advancing the team to the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays.

[Photo] Watty Myers

Story by Kailyn WIlliams, Sports Editor
March 21, 2023
Celebrities are canceled for the things they say or do everyday. This form of protest has become common in todays technology reliant society.

[Photo] Compulsive cancellation

Story by Blaise Larry-Cox, Staff Writer
March 21, 2023
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 10.4 percent of American households experienced hunger in 2021, Texas being one of the states with the highest percentage.

[Photo] Behind closed cabinets

Story by Joseph Haynes-Stewart, Editor In Chief
January 31, 2023
Junior Taybri Johnson marches with her clarinet at the UIL Area marching contest. The Texas High marching band competed in Mesquite, TX on Oct. 22.

[Photo] Area competition

Story by Lourdes Quijas, Staff Writer
November 1, 2022
Seniors Reese Langdon and Emma Giddings hug and cry after losing the Texas versus Whitehouse district game. The Tigers were defeated 32-27, losing the competition for district champs.

[Photo] Tigers fall to Wildcats at home

Story by Kailyn Williams, sports editor
October 28, 2022
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