Tiger Times

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Who has it worse?

September 23, 2020

Everyone was so apologetic to the 2020 seniors. Teachers went easy on them because they missed out on so much. Facebook moms posted tributes to their seniors for being so strong through a pandemic. But who really has it worse? The Class of 2020, or the class of 2021? It is no question that the class of 2020 suffered a...

Merits of the mask

Merits of the masks

September 22, 2020

There are few things that one can say everyone has in common. However, one can confidently say that the worldwide pandemic of COVID-19 is a shared ordeal. And with this shared problem, comes a shared attempt at a solution: masking up.  Masks. Face Coverings. Protection. It’s our responsibility, ou...

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Face masks for all

September 18, 2020

High school football is no joke in Texas. We live off the excitement before the first game of the season when we are just a city with a dream. This is the unparalleled excitement before each season that is being threatened to be taken away. Having, or not having, a football season affects more than just ...

A student eats his lunch while socially distancing at the table. Texas High decided to add an additional fourth lunch to decrease the amount of people in the cafeteria at once.

May the fourth be with us

September 17, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic rages on, students and teachers continue to adjust to this alternative school environment. With the first six weeks coming to a close and many online students returning to campus, administrators are having to further adapt to this influx of students. That includes modifyi...

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Teens are disregarding COVID-19 more than ever— here’s why I don’t

September 14, 2020

Today’s youth have responded to the pandemic in a variety of ways, the most popular being a complete disregard for it. This disregard manifests itself mainly in public social settings like bored teens regularly attending large house parties throughout the summer or athletes continuing to be regulars at gy...

Modifying the mask

September 3, 2020

You snooze your alarm and roll out of bed. Your closet and its many possibilities taunts you. After throwing on the first items of clothing that catch your eye, you prepare to head out the door, only partially ready to conquer the day. Right before leaving, you stomp back inside and grab your plain and ...

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Traveling and terrorism

August 26, 2020

The adult travelers in airport security towered like wise old giants compared to my 4 feet of height and 6 years of life. Just their shadows looked large enough to swallow me whole. These strangers were dressed like they had somewhere to be, sporting silky ties and brown slacks across the London airpor...

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.

Many clothing companies are selling apparel online that are based around coronavirus.

Selling hope

June 8, 2020

In an age where a germ from across the world dictates our every action, another green entity becomes more popular as the coronavirus dies down. It’s all powerful and influential, changing our perspectives for better or for worse.  Money. Just when we think coronavirus is causing the economy...

Graci Henard, Janie Rounds and Owen Likins are among the many seniors who were unable to complete their season.  However, they've continued to practice and stay hard at work.

After hours

June 4, 2020

They've waited the entire year to play the game they love. Whether it was beating the school record, competing with their friends, or even dedicating a season to their past coach, it's safe to say no one saw the ending of the 2020 school year coming so soon. Due to COVID-19, many high school students...

As the weeks of quarantine continue, self care becomes more important.

Self care essentials

May 8, 2020

The world is currently facing the biggest challenge of the 21st century. The COVID-19 outbreak has turned our lives upside down and everyday there seems to be more devastating news about the increasing number of infections, cancelled events and stressed out hospital workers. Not being able to see friends a...

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