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The School Newspaper of Texas High School

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The School Newspaper of Texas High School

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Nashita Kalam

Nashita Kalam, Editor-In-Chief

Nashita Kalam is a senior and is so excited to be one of the Editors-in-Chief for this school year. This will be her third year in the publications program.  Outside of newspaper, she is involved in Mu Alpha Theta where she serves as President, Student Council, National Honor Society, Science Club and much more. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, baking and watching TV. Her favorite show is currently New Girl, but she enjoys anything comedic. She has a pet cat named Momo who she adores and runs a pet instagram for her called @m0m0thecat5. She can’t wait to see what this year brings!



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The Federal Application for Student Aid is now open and ready for applicants to fill out the application. A workshop will be held Jan. 29, 2024 from 6-8 P.M.

FAFSA released with major changes

Story by Nashita Kalam, Editor-in-chief
January 26, 2024
SUBMITTED PHOTO BY CARLY HICKERSON: Scratching mainly sleet and ice with her arms and feet, junior Sarah Jane Woodman attempts to create a snow angel on the tennis courts of North Ridge Country Club after the first winter storm of 2024 hit Texarkana on Jan. 14. Some Texas High School students played in the wintry weather and other worked to keep livestock and their homes safe from the below freezing temperatures.

Inclement weather affects students and staff

Story by Nashita Kalam, editor-in-chief
January 15, 2024
And that’s a wrap

And that’s a wrap

Story by Nashita Kalam, Editor-in-Chief
December 1, 2023
Looking towards his class, science teacher John Baker teaches in his classroom. Baker immigrated from Russia 23 years ago and married Amy Baker, fellow science teacher.

The Journey of John Baker

Story by Nashita Kalam, Editor-in-Chief
November 30, 2023
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School implements new fundraising rules

Story by Nashita Kalam, Editor-in-Chief
November 13, 2023
Senior Kristina Colburn visits with a recruitment officer from the University of North Texas at the Texas High School College Night on Sep. 26, 2023. Students in all grades met with representatives from colleges, community colleges and the military to learn about career paths, financial aid, life on campuses and requirements to be accepted.

Texas High holds annual College Night

Story by Nashita Kalam, Editor-in-Chief
September 27, 2023
A Twisted Fork employee prepares tacos. Twisted From has a variety of foods for their customers to choose from.

Don’t get it twisted

Story by Nashita Kalam, News/Feature Editor
April 12, 2023
Sophomore Ben Maxey uses a patient simulation to practice taking a patients pulse. Health Science prepares students for higher level medical classes and is an introduction to the medical field.

How to save a life

Story by Nashita Kalam, News/Feature Editor
March 1, 2023
Texas High students celebrate their unique cultures by participating in a fashion show featuring traditional attire. This is the multicultural clubs second year putting on this event.

Embracing ethnicities

Story by Nashita Kalam, News/Feature Editor
February 24, 2023
 Zulfia Islam (mom), Md Kalam (dad), and Nabil Kalam (brother) stand in a rose garden in Conn. a year after immigrating to the United States. (submitted photo)

Motivation for immigration

Story by Nashita Kalam, News/Feature Co-Editor
February 1, 2023
Senior embraces her Indian culture

Senior embraces her Indian culture

Story by Nashita Kalam, News/Feature Co-Editor
February 1, 2023
Academic advisor Dolores Schandua visits social studies class to explain the new classes Texas High is offering next year. There are 25 new courses for students to choose from in the upcoming year.

Course chaos

Story by Nashita Kalam, News/Feature Editor
January 27, 2023
TISD menu development specialist serves food to students participating in the test testing. The school will use the reviews of students to determine a new menu for next school year.

Menu makeover

Story by Nashita Kalam, News/Feature Editor
January 20, 2023
Coach Vince Minter supervised Leadership members assembly of a scooter for a Tiger Angel Gift.
Submitted Photo

The season of giving

Story by Nashita Kalam, News/Feature Editor
December 16, 2022
The government issued an order that will forgive up to $10,000 of student loans debts. This aid will help many still struggling to pay off their debts.

Disappearing debts

Story by Nashita Kalam, News/Feature Editor
November 5, 2022
Junior Evan Sutton works on the beginnings of the flight class plane. The Tango Flight class will be spending the next two years building a plane from the ground up.

Ready for takeoff

Story by Nashita Kalam, News/Feature Editor
October 14, 2022
In response to Uvalde tragedy, the state and district make changes regarding school safety measures.

New year, new rules

Story by Nashita Kalam, News/Feature Editor
October 7, 2022
Students from Waggoner Creek Elementary School watch as Dyslexia Ambassadors from Texas High share their experiences with dyslexia.

Reaching out

Story by Nashita Kalam, News/Feature Editor
October 6, 2022
Sophomore Nashita Kalam comforts her robotic baby for her child development class. During this project, she discovered the struggles behind motherhood.

A weekend of terror

Story by Nashita Kalam, Staff Writer
May 16, 2022
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
Sophomore Jaden Muniz purchases a pie from Lily Sanchez at the Pi Day bake sale. The Mu Alpha Theta Mathematics Honor Society members sold pies to raise money for scholarships.

Lunch got a little sweeter

Story by Nashita Kalam, Staff Writer
March 10, 2022
At her shop, The Mustard Seed, 2012 graduate Darynn Gay stands before the display of spices. The Mustard Seed carries over 400 types of spices, jams, oils, vinegars, coffee beans, loose-leaf teas and kitchenware. The store is located at 4701 Texas Blvd.

Through the eyes of alumni

Story by Nashita Kalam, Staff writer
February 19, 2022
The College Board recently announced that the format for the SAT will be shorter and entirely online beginning in 2024.

Putting it to the test

Story by Nashita Kalam, Staff writer
February 16, 2022
Student body officers, senior Will Carter, Ethan Power and Helen Clark Hays, read names of those who battled cancer during the playoff pep rally at Tiger Stadium Nov. 9.

Third time’s a charm

Story by Nashita Kalam, Staff Writer
November 10, 2021
Halloween presents many unique dress-up opportunities that are not difficult to achieve.

Picking the perfect Halloween costume

Story by Nashita Kalam, Staff Writer
October 27, 2021
Sophomore Truth Dukes works on a laptop during school in the dark. Many people this year are readjusting to the in-person learning environment.

A social connection

Story by Nashita Kalam, Staff Writer
October 15, 2021
The talk behind the mask

The talk behind the mask

Story by Nashita Kalam, Staff Writer
October 6, 2021
Sophomore Nashita Kalam expresses the pressure she feels to succeed in school as a daughter of immigrants.

Foreign pressue

Story by Nashita Kalam and Allyson Smith
September 29, 2021
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