Tiger Times

Capture the flag

Capture the flag

June 2, 2015

Color guard tryouts were held after school on May 14. The team had been practicing for several weeks prior to the tryouts. This year, the tryouts were held differently; non-band members were allowed to try out. “I decided to let non-members try out so we could bring in more talented people,” band...

A second chance

A second chance

May 27, 2015

After further evaluation, administration has decided to hold another tryout opportunity for students that did not make drill team in the Spring. There was a mandatory parent and student meeting to discuss the tryout on Tuesday, May 26. The tryout will take place on Saturday, May 30 in the Tiger Center....

Seniors Rachel Stuart and Caroline Thomas pass on their committee chair.

Traditions take root

May 27, 2015

On May 13, the girls of Rosebuds Garden Club participated in their annual end of the year progressive dinner. The entire club met up for appetizers and dessert and had their main course with their grade level. “Progressive dinner was really fun,” President senior Caroline Purtle said. “Everything...

Seniors Marteyjah Beard Handy, Oralia Basurto-Ruiz, Wanita Bailey, Kierra Bagsby and Jordan Addison receiving their National Honor Society collars.

National Honor Society inducts 130 new members

May 1, 2015

New members of the National Honor Society were inducted on Sunday, April 26 at the Sullivan Performing Arts Center. One hundred thirty new members were inducted. Most new members were sophomores, although ten were juniors and two were seniors. “I think the induction went very smoothly,” said NHS...

Students participate in Spring Forum by helping other schools in activities.

Student Council hosts Spring Forum

March 27, 2015

Hundreds of students from across East Texas came together on March 9 for one sole purpose: Spring Forum. This year’s forum was hosted by StuCo at Williams Memorial for councils across the district. In order to prepare for an occasion so large, Student Council had to start working hard in advance....

Band prepares through extensive practice for UIL competition.

Band scores high in UIL competition

March 24, 2015

The band went to the regional UIL competition on March 4, where they competed for ratings in front of judges from around the area. The symphonic band received a one in stage performance and sight reading, the highest rating a band can receive. The concert band received twos in both categories. “I...

Clayton and Mary-Stewart Shores perform a Donny and Marie skit from last year's Dinner Theater show.

Student council to hold annual Dinner Theater Sunday

February 27, 2015

Texas High will be hosting Dinner Theater on Sunday March 1. The event will be held in the Dan Haskin’s Student Center and dinner will be served at 6 p.m. and the show will start at 6:45 p.m. Students can buy tickets from any Leadership student or from Mrs. Waldrep in room 23 for $15.

Photo taken by sponsor at UIL competition.

Two students compete in UIL Second Annual State Congress

February 12, 2015

Sophomore Jillian Cheney and junior Sidney McGough competed in the UIL Second Annual State Congress in Austin on Jan. 12-14. “It’s a really neat program that just started last year,” Cheney said. “Basically we’re all legislators for Congress and we have different pieces of legislation that...

Pictured is Jonathan Birl, Mason Shoalmire and  Richard Bittorf who all competed in recent BPA competition.

Students compete in BPA regionals

February 11, 2015

Of 11 of students competing in the Business Professionals of America, BPA, regionals in Frisco, three have qualified for state in Dallas. BPA is a way for students to use their skills to compete in different categories. Junior Jonathan Birl competed in Legal Office Procedures and placed third. “It’s...

Photo from Creativecommons.org and graphic by Caroline Purtle

Rosebuds brings back Valentine’s tradition

January 28, 2015

In celebration of Valentine’s Day, this year the Rosebuds Junior Garden Club will be selling carnations to raise funds that will benefit local pediatric facilities in Texarkana. Members of Rosebuds will have the order forms for the flowers in the cafeteria on Feb. 2-6 during all lunches. Students...

Juniors Colleen Russell, Alana Tran and Naveen Malik smile after being awarded in DECA competition. Photo by club sponsor

Students become district winners at DECA competition

January 28, 2015

The DECA competition team competed in their district meet on Jan. 14 in Mount Pleasant. The categories included a variety of topics that focused on different common occupations. The team placed in the categories of entrepreneurship writing, financial consulting, hospitality and tourism research, market...

Members Katie Shupe, Sarah Stark and Libby Northam prepare gifts for the service project Operation Christmas Child

No, we don’t make keys

January 8, 2015

Key Club at Texas High has nothing to do with keys. The organization, a high school aged branch of Kiwanis, is dedicated to helping the community through hard work and service. Throughout the year, Key Clubbers give their time, efforts and money to various service projects that work to make the world...

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