Tiger Times

New kid on the walk

New kid on the walk

March 12, 2020

“Is it any good?”, “How’s the staff?”, “Is it really worth the hype?” These questions and more are asked among every community amidst the opening of any new restaurant, as the establishment is judged like the “new kid” at school. Texarkana especially has a long history of obsessing...

Graphic by Addison Cross

New year, new cast

May 8, 2019

Audition packets for the 2019-2020 school year are now available outside PAC room one. All students attending Texas High next year may apply, and these auditions determine the UIL One Act Play cast and crew as well as the Advanced Theatre Performance class. The UIL One Act Play class will produce two ...

Red Dead Redemption 2

December 23, 2018

Train explosions, bank robberies and shootouts with the authorities fill the lives of the vicious outlaws of the west. Fighting for their lives across the great American wildlands, these criminals experience crazy stories — stories that are told in Rockstar’s newest game, Red Dead Redemption 2. The game earned $725 million in its first weekend of...

Local soccer players try out new indoor soccer field. 5aside is the first public, indoor soccer field in Texarkana.

Kicking it indoors

December 4, 2018

The rain continues to pour down overhead. The seemingly optimistic weekend has turned into a dreary morning with the hope of playing soccer washed away into the drainage ditches. Rain and weather conditions have long been the bane of many outside sports. The unpredictability of the weather has l...

Whitney Farmer teaches her freshman class geographical concepts. This is Farmers first year.

The plunge into Tigerland

October 13, 2018

Bloomburg High School. A lone building. Small, familial and cramped daily with bustling students in 1A hallways. Only two central highways separate kindergarten from high school, with even less space between freshmen and seniors. The entire campus, elementary and all, spans the length of two footbal...

Join the TEAMS

Join the TEAMS

September 26, 2018

This summer, KnoMi was terminated, ending the website where people could access grades along with other resources. Although this way to connect has been erased, there is a solution through a free app that is both accessible and operational. Before, everyone had a KnoMi account and could log into KnoMi...

Caden Rainwater, 10,  adjusts to new city. Rainwater moved to Texarkana from Georgia a year and a half ago.

On the road again

September 11, 2018

Ever since I can remember, I’ve had the same Sunday routine. I would wake up early, go to my small church right outside of my neighborhood, and sit in the service for an hour. Following the service, my family would go eat with our small church family.   I knew the church which my father founded an...

Texas High New Track

September 10, 2018

Newk's Eatery will open on Dec. 1. The restaurant will serve sandwiches, salads,  and pizzas.

News on Newk’s

September 10, 2018

Newk’s Eatery has plans to open in Texarkana on Dec. 1. Newks will be joining the list of restaurants like McAlister’s Deli, Julie’s Deli, and Sonic that are near Texas High School. Last year, it was announced that the franchise would add Texarkana as one of its 100 locations in 13 states. The new ...

Christopher Robin is the newest addition to the Winnie the Pooh franchise.

A childhood classic all grown up

September 1, 2018

The movie “Christopher Robin” brought back the happy feeling of me sitting on my floor waiting for “Winnie the Pooh” to come on. Watching Pooh Bear and Eeyore clumsily walk around always made my day. “Christopher Robin” is based off the childhood tale of “Winnie the Pooh.” Realistic Pooh is just as lovable as the an...

Senior Cole Jean takes advantage of the schools new cell phone policy. The 2018-19 school year will allow phones to be used at lunch.

Food out, phones out

August 16, 2018

In past years, cell phones at Texas High have been forbidden; no cell phone use in the halls, cafeteria or library. In some cases, phones have even been confiscated from pockets and backpacks just for being present. However, this year is different. Texas High’s administration for the 2018-2019 sch...

Texas High's new principal is Carla Dupree. Mrs. Dupree is the successor to former principal Brad Bailey.

Meeting Dupree

August 15, 2018

A Bible quote hangs on the wall and family pictures line the desk. Walls of organized books chronicle the history of Texas High and a brand new nameplate sits on the desk with a new name. Carla Dupree. “When I found out I was going to be the new principal, I just felt so honored and truly blessed,” D...

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