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Nutcracker excitement

Nutcracker excitement

November 30, 2018

Pointe shoes tap across the wooden stage as boys and girls portray a special Christmas scene. Snowflakes and Spanish dancers turn round and round as the music plays out. This is what dancers look forward to all year. This is “The Nutcracker.” For decades, “The Nutcracker” has been a Texarkana holiday t...

Jamming it out

Jamming it out

August 3, 2018

Lights flash. Music plays. The annual back to school dance is the event of the summer. High school students from all over Texarkana join together at this year’s ‘Space Jam’ dance. Donations from the dance will go to Texas High’s STUCO.  Students are encouraged to wear their favorite jersey f...

Dancing for the world

Dancing for the world

April 25, 2018

Music flows from the speakers as he begins to take the stage. His body flings and twist into rhythmic moves, each perfectly synced together. Through his dancing, he is able to get the crowd pumped while also demonstrating his emotions and talent visually. This is what he’s meant to do.   ...

Remember the magic

Remember the magic

April 6, 2018

Spring break holds many hopes for relaxation and vacations for students. For Texas HighStepper junior Madison Brown and seniors Emily McMaster, Sara Ottinger and Sarah Stark, the time off from school brought an opportunity of a lifetime: A Walt Disney World official performing arts experience. “During ...

HighSteppers sweep national competitions

HighSteppers sweep national competitions

March 26, 2018

The Texas HighSteppers attended the Danceline USA National Championship competition this past Friday and Saturday at SeaWorld San Antonio. This was the second and final competition they attended this year. The team, under the direction of Amber Reynolds, received the highest team award as National Champions. “As...

TSO performance a success

TSO performance a success

December 12, 2017

The sound of French horns, tubas and clarinets playing band songs is replaced with violins, pianos and harps playing Christmas melodies. A grass field turns into a wooden stage floor. An audience of cheering football fans in the stands becomes a peaceful audience in the theatre balcony. The Texark...

Homecoming dance to be held on Oct. 21

Homecoming dance to be held on Oct. 21

October 13, 2017

Homecoming dance will be held in the Texas High School cafeteria on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 7 to 10 p.m. Tickets are on sale in the cafeteria during all lunches during the upcoming week, and students must have a current Texas High ID in order to purchase them. Additionally, tickets are $8 unless otherwise...

It’s going to be a PROM-ising night

It’s going to be a PROM-ising night

April 28, 2016

Long flowing dresses, crisp black tuxes, and luxurious stretch limos are all a part of a night upperclassmen will never want to forget. Texas High will be hosting this year’s long-anticipated prom at the Truman-Arnold Center on May 14. The dance festivities will begin at 8 p.m. and Project Celeb...

Grab your boots and let’s get noisy

Grab your boots and let’s get noisy

February 2, 2016

Texas High will hold the annual Sadie Hawkins dance Feb. 13. The dance will be in in the Dan Haskins student center from 7-10 p.m. Tickets will be sold during all lunches starting Feb. 8 in the cafeteria for $8. This is the one dance where the guys get to sit back and let the girls do all the work. ...

Center Stage

Center Stage

January 29, 2016

You wait patiently behind the curtains, the routine constantly running through your head.  Trying not to watch the performer in front of you, for it could make the nerves increase to the extreme, you check your bedazzled costume. You take one final breath as the announcer speaks your name over the speak...

Cracking down on “The Nutcracker”

Cracking down on “The Nutcracker”

December 4, 2015

Dancers from all over Texarkana will perform “The Nutcracker” at the Perot Theater, which will run from Dec. 4 through Dec. 6. Student dancers feel a special connection to the annual show, and are very fond of the cast and crew. “I love [‘The Nutcracker’] because I know so many peopl...

Not steppin’ real high

Not steppin’ real high

October 9, 2015

She worked hard to be senior lieutenant, she waited three years for this moment, she practiced these skills all year, she perfected this routine for weeks, she landed this leap everyday. What she never practiced was colliding with another dancer during the performance and ending her last few times t...

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