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The allure of life out of school is fueling burnout and the trend of quiet quitting.

Quiet quitting

Story by Sophie Keller, Web Master September 28, 2022

The new school year has just started, and already students are feeling the pressure of grades and homework weighing down on them. So soon life has already become a balancing act once more. We’re forced...

Many students struggle balancing the necessity of sleep with the concerns of the waking world.

In the need of ‘Z’s

Story by Stephanie Jumper, Editor-in-Chief March 9, 2022

Darkness is filled with nothing but the glow of flickering street lights and the occasional owl or squirrel soaking in the silence. Stores are spotless and closed until sunset. Most people should have...

A calendar displays a due date for an assignment quickly approaching. Many students have a habit of procrastinating on their work.

Due date means do date

Story by Liberty Maldonado Cowan, Staff Writer March 7, 2022

Assignment after assignment.  Due date after due date.   The work can be overwhelming and start to pile up.  Before a student knows it, they look at their calendar and have an art project...

Social studies teacher Michelle Crane speaks in front of one of her classes. Many think teachers deserve a pay raise for their work in educating young minds.

Bad pay blues

Story by Brynne Chandler, Staff Writer December 17, 2021

Teachers do so much for us. They teach us everything we need to know in life, from our ABCs to our numbers all the way up to AP essays and economics. They go out of their way to decorate the classroom...

A hand grabs a white doll as a Black doll stands untouched. Senior Aislyn Echols struggled with wanting to be white during her childhood.

I wish I was pink

Story by Aislyn Echols, Opinion Editor December 8, 2021

I yawn as I climb into the backseat of my mom’s white Ford after a long day of being a first grader. I snap my seat belt into place, and we drive off.  “How was your day?” my mom asked.  I...

Students listen to important information about Southern Arkansas University. Many strive for a high class rank to go to the college of their choice.

Fight for the top

Story by Dakota Dennard, Staff Writer December 7, 2021

All-nighters, overachievers and dreamers. The ranking system for high school can be a brutal experience.  Today, to get into a competitive college, students usually have to have a high ranking in their...

Sophomore Truth Dukes works on a laptop during school in the dark. Many people this year are readjusting to the in-person learning environment.

A social connection

Story by Nashita Kalam, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

It’s the first day coming back to school after being remote the previous school year. The chaotic crowds are overwhelming compared to the solidarity that became isolated students’ new normal.  Nothing...

Burnouts have bad turnouts

Burnouts have bad turnouts

Story by Reese Langdon, Feature Editor October 14, 2021

It’s one in the morning. You just finished your dreadful math homework, read the last chapters of a grueling novel assignment and studied for both your science and Spanish tests that, of course, they...

A student sits at home while a snowy scenery fills the outside of her window. Many students have discussed the importance of having snow days that consist of playing outdoors rather than learning from home.

Silencing snow days

Story by Stephanie Jumper, feature editor February 15, 2021

Snow day. It’s a phrase that conjures up nostalgic memories of running around the backyard as freshly knitted scarves trail behind us in the wind. It’s been a timeless tradition in schools since the...

The 2021 graduation is scheduled for May 29 at Tiger Stadium at Grim Park. The ceremony will begin at 10a.m., and each student will receive six guest tickets.

Glad to have grad

Story by Peyton Sims and Doug Kyles February 5, 2021

The day every senior has anticipated is steadily approaching. While COVID-19 is infamous for canceling and rescheduling events, TISD administration has been tentatively following the latest CDC guidelines...

Many students across the campus have always considered art as nothing more than an extracurricular. However, if was a required core subject, there would be many benefits.

Paint it

Story by Zoe Rushing, staff writer January 21, 2021

For an hour a day students get to let their own individuality and creativity shine through as their own patience and skills are tested. Art can push them to create anything with only their own creativity...

TISD Superintendent Doug Brubaker discusses  the future of Texas High with the staff of Tiger Times. Brubakers first day on the job was Jan. 4.

Brubaker’s beginning

Story by Peyton Sims and Doug Kyles January 14, 2021

With the start of a new year comes the start of a new era at TISD. On Jan. 4, Dr. Doug Brubaker officially began his career as superintendent of Texarkana Independent School District. As the district embarks...

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