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Ruth Heinemann

Ruth Heinemann, staff writer

Ruth Heinemann is a first-time member of the Tiger Times staff as a junior at Texas High School. She is an exchange student from Germany and is spending 10 months in the US. For that time, she is living with her host family. So far, Ruth doesn’t have much experience in journalism, but she is looking forward to learn and to get to know the whole staff. Since English is not her native language, she hopes to improve her writing skills during the year. She loves everything related to music, especially her piano which has been one of her greatest treasures for the last six years. Most of her friends would claim that she talks way too much and way too fast. Whenever Ruth is in a bad mood, she usually eats a lot of Oreos and dances to her favorite Spotify playlist. After she graduates high school in Germany in 2022, she is hoping to go to university. Besides that, she has no clue what she wants to do in her future after high school. But for now, Ruth is very excited for her year in America and what it has to offer.

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German foreign exchange student Nils Schweizer poses in front of Texarkana's iconic state line. Schweizer was forced to return to Germany two months early due to concerns about COVID-19.

Escaping the virus

April 7, 2020
Director Lisa Newton explains directions for a scene from the Spring musical, Peter Pan. The cast and crew began preparations in November.

Flying through the PAC

December 11, 2019
Photo Illustration. Junior Reagan Head poses with a vinyl record player to show a continued appreciation for music from the 1980s.

A blast from the past

November 13, 2019
Photo illustration. ESL teacher Tessa Ray addresses her classroom for a photo.

Creating opportunity

October 31, 2019

Zombie Makeup Tutorial

October 24, 2019
Tigers in the doghouse

Tigers in the doghouse

October 5, 2019
Junior Ruth Heinemann plays the piano.

Instrumental skills

September 16, 2019
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