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Battle of the arts

Battle of the arts

February 8, 2019

Students from all over Texas will come together to participate in a competition revolving around a specific hobby: art. Paintings, sculptures, photographs and other creative pieces will be brought to Pittsburg, Texas to compete in region 8. Many competitors will gather together in hopes that their wo...

Writing for sport

Writing for sport

October 5, 2018

Writing can seem strenuous to some, but to others it’s a hobby and passion that calls for early Saturday mornings, lots of planning, writing and thoughtful class discussions. UIL Ready Writing is a competition made especially for these people. “UIL Ready Writing is a competition where contestants receive ...

Crescendoing  choir experiences

Crescendoing choir experiences

March 8, 2018

Anticipation filled the chests of all of the students waiting. I felt mostly confident. My mother was sitting beside me the entire time listening to me blabber words (oftentimes my coping mechanism for nerves) and she monitored me to make sure I knew I would do great. We had been waiting for hours...

A surreal experience

A surreal experience

February 27, 2018

On Saturday at Pleasant Grove High School, the Visual Arts Scholastic Event garnered attention from schools in different regions as they competed in the annual art competition. In total, there were 18 gold medals awarded to the 20 participants of the event— the most in multiple years. One student ...

Another bot bites the dust

Another bot bites the dust

February 9, 2018

The Texas High TBOTS club members traveled on the weekend of Feb. 3 to Nevada, Texas for the clubs first robotic competition. The members were given certain tasks to complete so they can move forward in the competition. “We inspect the robot provided to us and make sure it's safe to play on th...

Winter Guard sweeps first competition

Winter Guard sweeps first competition

February 5, 2018

“Ladies and gentlemen, here to perform ‘Circle Song Six’ is the Texas High Winter Guard.” Hearts are beating. Flashes of practices cross their minds, reflecting how hard they’ve worked for this moment as they anxiously wait for their music to start. The music plays, and the magic begi...

VASE 2018

January 29, 2018

A musical win

A musical win

December 14, 2017

They stare at a window anxiously waiting for results to be posted after their auditions. Baritone, saxophone, flute and many other score sheets are posted. As each separate sheet is pinned up, shrieks and yells of excitement are released along with sighs of disappointment. On Friday, Dec. 8, the Texas...

Injustice in the comic book world

Injustice in the comic book world

November 10, 2017

People’s main argument for liking Marvel more than DC is that Marvel is more lighthearted and easier to watch, but I disagree. I’m here to stand up for the golden age comic company, the original comic company and the best comic company. I understand wanting to laugh or look at a movie screen withou...

Texas thespians

Texas thespians

November 9, 2017

Theater students will attend the Texas Thespians State Festival at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Dallas, Texas, on Nov. 16 through the 18. Texas Thespian Festival is a place for students to compete in theater contests, watch shows, attend workshops and audition for colleges and ...

Marching band dominates UIL competition

Marching band dominates UIL competition

October 23, 2017

Music counts run through the minds of the marching band. They keep still and move together in complete synchronization. As they march across the field, the notes fly out of their instruments in perfect harmony. Tuesday, Oct. 17, the Texas High Marching Band travelled to Mt. Pleasant for the UIL Mar...

All-region choir auditions were held on Oct. 7

All-region choir auditions were held on Oct. 7

October 9, 2017

On Oct. 7, choir students headed to North Lamar High School in Paris, Texas, at 7:15 a.m. to audition for a spot in the All-Region choir. Students from across the region competed for this opportunity. In the audition, students were expected to sing certain sections of three songs with the right k...

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