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The race to VASE

The race to VASE

February 20, 2020

Artists from Texas High will be traveling to Pittsburg, Texas to compete in the 26th annual Visual Arts Scholastic Event on Saturday, Feb. 20. Students had the opportunity to enter up to two pieces ranging from paintings, drawings, sculptures and photographs. Judging will take place on site of the ev...

Junior Macy Sloan pets her horse, Jazz. Sloan has participated in competitive dressage events for the past four years.

Saddling up for success

January 10, 2020

Training an animal triple one’s size to move gracefully with just a pull of the reigns is no easy feat. When the movements are scrutinized by a panel of judges who are trained to notice every mistake, the process becomes even harder. Junior Macy Sloan takes on the challenge every time she saddles up for d...

In case you missed it, Dec. 12, 2019

In case you missed it, Dec. 12, 2019

December 12, 2019

NFL trio of brothers take field Sunday For the first time since 1927, three brothers who double as NFL players will take the field on Sunday. Trey, Terrell and Tremaine Edmunds will play against each other. Trey and Terrell represent the Pittsburgh Steelers and will be taking on Tremaine’s Buffa...

A visual arts student mixes paint while working on a competition piece. Advancing at the VASE competition next Saturday might lead to a desired scholarship.

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...

Mrs. McCaleb gives guidelines to students about UIL Ready Writing. Competitions pick up in the spring.

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

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...

Art students pose with awards earned and their creations from the Visual Arts Scholastic Event or V.A.S.E.  These student competed with other art students from region at Pleasant Grove High School this past weekend.

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 ...

TBOTS traveled to Nevada, Texas for their first meet on Feb. 2. The team placed tenth out of 26 contestants. Graphic by Kaitlyn Gordon

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...

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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

Senior Colin Runnels practices for his All-Region audition

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...

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