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Texas High students reunite before the school year at summer Space Jam. Money raised from the dance was donated to Student Council. The dance was not school sponsored.

Holiday dance to benefit animal shelter

December 22, 2018

A holiday dance will be held Dec. 29 to raise money for the Texarkana Animal Shelter. The theme: Ski Lodge. Associated with their semester project for their leadership class, seniors Hartley Spaulding and Kearstan Williams are hosting this dance to benefit a good cause and plan a fun time for high scho...

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40 days and 40 nights

March 27, 2015

Yes, I have a cross of ashes on my forehead. Yes, I know I smeared it across my face. Yes, I am a participant of Lent. It's the 40 days that every Catholic, Methodist and Episcopal look forward to during the cold month of February. Each day, those who are devoted to this short period of fasting yearn...

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TISD to hold classes

March 26, 2015

Due to this year's inclement weather, the district had to close three instructional days. State policy requires the school to make up two of those days. Given that, the bad weather make up days for TISD will be: Thursday, April 2 (Full Day - B Day) Friday, April 3 (1/2 Day - A Day) Friday, ...

Doan family and friends pictured on the Swiss Alps.

Ain’t no mountain high enough

March 20, 2015

Spring break. The eagerly anticipated week off between Christmas and summer. A week of laziness and relaxation for some, but the adventure of a lifetime for others. My family has gone on skiing trips every spring since I was three years old. I’ve skied the Rockies for the past 14 years, with an...

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Rosebuds brings back Valentine’s tradition

January 28, 2015

In celebration of Valentine’s Day, this year the Rosebuds Junior Garden Club will be selling carnations to raise funds that will benefit local pediatric facilities in Texarkana. Members of Rosebuds will have the order forms for the flowers in the cafeteria on Feb. 2-6 during all lunches. Students...

Snell serves food at the local Salvation Army for those in need over the holidays

Serving others during a time of serving

January 6, 2015

The food cooks in the oven, the table is set, family and friends arrive with appetizers and desserts. The television has America’s Game of the Day on along with Macy’s Day Parade in another room. This is the typical American Thanksgiving, but the fact is that there are members of the community that...

The top 9 christmas songs

The top 9 christmas songs

December 23, 2014

"It’s Beginning To Look a Lot Like Christmas" by Michael Bublé The house is starting to be adorned with Christmas decorations everywhere. The lights are on the house, and you come home to your mother putting ornaments on the tree. What a better way to get in the spirit by having Michael Bublé serenade you.   "Blu...

Heroes & Helpers

December 16, 2014

Once upon a time, on a cold December morning, Santa’s sleigh took shape in a Target shopping cart. One hundred elves waited anxiously in line, mouths watering, preparing to grab all the toys they can find. Atlast! One breaks free and runs to a buggy. Clinging to the side, he smiles at his gilded...

Olivia Blann, Rachel Qualls, Tristen Collins, Katherine Doan and Claire Doan smile for the camera before dancing in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Students participate in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

December 15, 2014

600 girls in full costume and makeup. 55 New York city blocks. 35 mph biting cold winds. 7 girls from Texas High. One unforgettable morning. Senior Tristen Collins performed in the 88th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade on Thursday, Nov. 27. She performed through Spirit of America...

How to survive the cold

How to survive the cold

December 8, 2014

Humans may be warm blooded, but that doesn’t stop some of us from being utterly intolerant of the cold. This genetic screw up that will hopefully be fixed in the future by natural selection is what prevents a good deal of the population from enjoying the Holidays. The best way to spread Christmas cheer...

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Tiptoeing in their tutus

December 4, 2014

“Can I borrow your bobby pins?” This phrase, so often repeated, is well known for the dancers of the local production of “The Nutcracker.” These dancers auditioned in August, and shortly after receiving their parts they began practicing every week to be ready for Friday’s opening night. “This...

Parade of the season

December 4, 2014

Dark and dreary downtown Texarkana was lit up once again in the spirit of the holidays. The 30th Annual Main Street Christmas Parade was celebrated Dec. 1. Students from bands, drill teams and other spirit organizations from schools all over the town came to march in the parade. “I have participated...

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