Tiger Times

The Highsteppers pose prior to one of their performances at a football game earlier in the school year. Today, the Highsteppers put on a show in the PAC and performed their postponed Spring Show dance.

Step in time

June 27, 2020

Lipstick was applied, choreography was refined and high kicks graced the stage for the final time of the 2020 school year. Although school is out for most students, one team sacrificed a portion of their summer for one more moment in the spotlight.

These boots are made for rockin’

These boots are made for rockin’

April 19, 2019

The Highsteppers’ annual Spring Show will be held April 26 and 27 at 6 pm in the Sullivan Performing Arts Center. The theme is “Rock of Ages”, featuring various rock songs from the late 20th century. The team works for months in advance on the dances for the show. “All of the dances we take...

The HighSteppers pose for a congratulatory picture after their final competition of the season. They competed at the DanceLine National Championship this past weekend in San Antonio, and won several top awards.  Submitted photo

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...

Candidates must be sure to attend the informational meeting on Feb. 8, important notices will be explained, and questions are welcome. Graphic by Langley Leverett

Calling all future HighSteppers

February 2, 2018

The Texas HighStepper line tryouts will be held after school on Feb. 27 until March 2 at the Tiger Center. Those who are attending Texas High during the 2018-2019 school year and have not been on the team for two years are required to tryout in order to be a member of the team. “I feel like pe...

Stepping up the management

Stepping up the management

October 31, 2017

She is seen sitting in the football stadium alongside the Texas HighSteppers. A backpack filled with uniform pieces, medications and planners is with her at all times during the football games. Caring for each drill team member and assisting the director, Amber Reynolds, are two of her main priorities....

Senior Brooke Rayburn watches her fellow Highsteppers perform at a football game. Rayburn will be unable to dance until December.

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...

Texas Middle School students stretch before workouts with the new TMS  dance team.

Highstepping Up the Game

September 2, 2015

Starting this school year Texas Middle School will have a drill team prep class.  So far this course has 25 eighth graders signed up hoping to one day be a Texas Highstepper. These girls will be bussed to Texas High School at the end of the day to to work with the drill team director, Amber Reyn...

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A step above the rest

May 7, 2015

Now that the new drill team has been selected, director Kristi Robinson is looking forward to its continued success. “The Texas HighSteppers have always been a successful drill team,” Kristi Robinson said. “We have a great group of young ladies joining the 2015-2016 HighSteppers, and I look...

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Springing into their final show

May 7, 2015

The Highsteppers will be performing their annual Spring Show on May 8 and 9 at the Sullivan Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. This year’s production is Hollywood-themed. The Spring Show will not only feature the drill team’s competition dances, but also new routines choreographed especially for the...

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