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The School Newspaper of Texas High School

Tiger Times

The School Newspaper of Texas High School

Tiger Times

Sophie Keller

Sophie Keller, Editor-In-Chief

Sophie Keller is the Editor-in-Chief of Tiger Times and is a senior in her third year of newspaper. She’s involved in a variety of clubs ranging from National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta to robotics and Student Council. She’s an aspiring writer and hopes to pursue something at least akin to journalism after she graduates. 

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Seeing double

Story by Sophie Keller and Oviya Justin
March 4, 2024
Freshman Robin Thomson jumps into a toe touch during the kick routine. The Texas High Steppers performed their competition dances for friends and family at their annual Show-offs.

Texas High Steppers hold annual ‘Show-offs’

Story by Sophie Keller, Editor-in-Chief
February 28, 2024
Classroom cat, Farmer, lays on desk as an agriculture student works quietly on his Chromebook. The cats help teach students responsibility and overcome fears of domesticated animals.

[Photo] Cats out of the bag

Story by Kate West, Staff Writer
February 27, 2024
Many students face the challenge of choosing between Advanced Placement  and Dual Credit courses.

Analyzing AP

Story by Oviya Justin and Sophie Keller
August 23, 2023
Introducing himself at the first pep rally of the school year, new Texas High principal Ben Renner addresses the community. Renner previously served as the Cleburne High School principal. Students gathered in the Tiger Center for the annual back to school event on August 14, 2023.

From yellow jacket to tiger

Story by Sophie Keller, Editor-in-Chief
August 16, 2023
Junior Jessie Garren accepts award from principal Patti OBannon. Two-hundred-seventy-four students received awards.

Texas High holds academic awards

Story by Sophie Keller, Webmaster
May 16, 2023
Studies show that as of 2022, an average of 75% of high school students struggle with the stress of school. Its a crushing weight for so many students and is only amplified with the added pressure of class rank.

Scholastic strain

Story by Sophie Keller, Webmaster
April 18, 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.

Enriching education

Story by Sophie Keller, Webmaster
March 23, 2023
Freshmen Jared Segura and Eli Shelley use spaghetti and tape to construct a tower. This was part of the architecture class here at Texas High.

Designing the future

Story by Sophie Keller, Webmaster
March 8, 2023
Training trades

Training trades

Story by Sophie Keller, Webmaster
March 8, 2023

Story by Sophie Keller, Webmaster
February 16, 2023
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[Photo] Solving world (relationship) hunger

Story by Reese Langdon, Editor in Chief
February 14, 2023
Due to COVID-19, college applications dropped greatly as students made decisions to take gap years.

Abandoning admissions?

Story by Sophie Keller, Webmaster
February 7, 2023
The Texarkana Community Ballet put on their annual performance of The Nutcracker this Christmas season. Dancers from all-around Texarkana have been working for weeks to put on this beloved holiday show.

Christmas en pointe

Story by Sophie Keller, Webmaster
December 2, 2022
Sophomore Evan Wyshe hooks up his controller and prepares to compete in his first match of the season. Four teams attended the competition at Redwater this weekend.

Rolling with robotics

Story by Sophie Keller, Web Master
October 11, 2022
The allure of life out of school is fueling burnout and the trend of quiet quitting.

Quiet quitting

Story by Sophie Keller, Web Master
September 28, 2022
Lizzie Debenport and Mackenzie Loudermilk receive their crows at the ceremony on Sept. 23, 2022 at Tiger Stadium. Debenport and Loudermilked tied in the voting for homecoming queen.

Twin crowns

Story by Sophie Keller, Web Master
September 23, 2022
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
Students, staff and community celebrate as Culinary Arts Academy instructor Chef Cory House cuts a ribbon in honor of the programs new food truck. Students served food prepared in the new kitchen on wheels to attendees of the event on Sept. 1, 2022.

Kitchen on wheels

Story by Sophie Keller, Webmaster
September 6, 2022
Driving to victory

Driving to victory

Story by Sophie Keller, Staff writer
February 18, 2022
Officially offensive

Officially offensive

Story by Sophie Keller, Staff writer
December 17, 2021
Texarkana Community Ballets The Nutcracker opens tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the Perot Theatre. Senior Rylee McDuffie plays the role of Clara in the show.

Nutcracker returns to Perot Theatre

Story by Sophie Keller, Staff Writer
December 3, 2021
Senior Christian Cole works with a robot at a robotics practice. The T-Bots robotics team built all new robots for the upcoming competition season.

Get in gear

Story by Sophie Keller, Staff Writer
November 10, 2021
School police officers work to ensure the safety of all Texas High students

Proof of protection

Story by Sophie Keller, Staff Writer
October 16, 2021
Dystopian literature has surged with popularity in recent years with many new books being published in the genre.

The deal with dystopian

Story by Sophie Keller, staff writer
September 3, 2021
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