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Tiger Times

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Tiger Times

Members of the Tiger Band stand beside each other after their band competition on Oct. 14, 2023. Band placed 2nd in the competition.

Tiger Band places in US band competition

Story by Lourdes Quijas, Staff writer November 3, 2023

UPDATED The stadium fills with silence. The announcer reads off the results, one by one, every band cheers for their own school. As the announcer announces the Tiger Band’s results, they jump and cheer...

Junior Taybri Johnson marches with her clarinet at the UIL Area marching contest. The Texas High marching band competed in Mesquite, TX on Oct. 22.

Area competition

Story by Lourdes Quijas, Staff Writer November 1, 2022

While the crowd calms down, the bands are waiting for their results on the field. The bright stadium lights are illuminating on the band kids' faces. The announcer announces the results, and the Tiger...

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

An alarm sounds to signal the start of a match. Motors wire as discs are launched through the air. Students cheer for their teammates to score just one more point. Texas High T-Bots attended their first...

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

Two teams from the robotics club attended their first competition of the season at Lovejoy High School in Lucas, Texas, on Oct. 30. They competed against 55 other teams from across Texas for qualifiers. Both...

Spinning for a camera

Spinning for a camera

Story by Emma Allen, staff writer April 13, 2021

Every season is different for any sport. A team changes, people graduate, new people join. This year has come with an unprecedented change for several competing entities, including this year’s varsity...

The race to VASE

The race to VASE

Story by Peyton Sims, culture editor 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...

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

Saddling up for success

Story by Doug Kyles, staff writer 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,...

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...

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

Story by Peyton Sims, staff writer 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,...

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

Writing for sport

Story by Salem Karr, staff writer 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...


Crescendoing choir experiences

Story by Amanda Garmon, staff writer 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...

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

Story by Victoria Van, entertainment editor 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...

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