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May the best cheater win

May the best cheater win

May 7, 2019

My swim practice ran late. I barely made it to theatre rehearsal on time, and when I got home in the late hours of the night, there was a pile of homework sitting on my desk to ensure that I will not be getting any sleep. It didn’t even cross my mind to study for the test that I forgot was happenin...

A weekly change

A weekly change

March 31, 2019

It’s 12:30 in the morning, and you still have an uncountable amount of homework and tests to study for. You desire a weekend where you have no plans, and you can receive a healthy amount of sleep. Schools across America are starting to alter their schedule from a school week of Monday–Friday to Mond...

A step away from the classroom

A step away from the classroom

December 18, 2018

As a whole, our school has fewer and fewer field trips every year. You could count them on two hands. Yes, clubs and honor societies leave campus to do community service every now and then but these “field trips” aren’t exactly learning experiences that would appeal to the average high school stud...

On the road again

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...

Jamming it out

Jamming it out

August 3, 2018

Lights flash. Music plays. The annual back to school dance is the event of the summer. High school students from all over Texarkana join together at this year’s ‘Space Jam’ dance. Donations from the dance will go to Texas High’s STUCO.  Students are encouraged to wear their favorite jersey f...

Principal Brad Bailey accepts position as TISD Chief Operating Officer

Principal Brad Bailey accepts position as TISD Chief Operating Officer

May 31, 2018

After serving as principal for 11 years, Brad Bailey will serve as TISD’s Chief Operating Officer beginning July 1 after former Chief Operating Officer Casey Nichols accepted the position of Superintendent for Ashdown ISD. “I am excited for the new opportunity and look forward to working to help build on t...

Kentucky school shooting at Marshall County High School

Kentucky school shooting at Marshall County High School

January 23, 2018

A cloud of sadness and dread enveloped Marshall County High School in Benton, Kentucky, at around 8 am this morning after a shooting occurred on the school campus. According to CBS News, the 15-year-old male suspect has been apprehended. The motive for the shooting is still unknown, along with the identity ...

Mu Alpha Theta inducts new members

Mu Alpha Theta inducts new members

November 30, 2017

On Tuesday, Mu Alpha Theta held it’s annual induction ceremony in the Performing Arts Center on the Texas High campus. This event honors students who excel in mathematics; they must have completed two years of college preparatory mathematics and be in their third mathematics class with the same requirements,...

Goin’ Outback

Goin’ Outback

November 21, 2017

In the summer of 2019, history teacher Daniel Williams will be hosting a trip to Australia. The trip will consist of visiting the Sydney Tower, Brisbane, Capricorn Caves, traveling by ferry to Queensland Island and much more. “[The trip] will be after the 4th of July to the end of July,” Williams sa...

Raising Hope

Raising Hope

November 2, 2017

They walk the halls just like the other students. They laugh and joke around with their friends. They find the time in their hectic schedules to write essays and finish math homework. They prepare for college and look to the future. They begin living their own lives. If they’re lucky. If they’re lucky, ...

Sick of it

Sick of it

April 1, 2016

He woke up one morning. He tried to get out of bed. He stumbled. He immediately knew he wasn’t going to school today, or probably for the next two weeks. Sophomore Austin Broussard struggles with an incredibly weak immune system. Although he has missed 30 school days, he always makes up his assignme...

Are we safe at school?

Are we safe at school?

March 11, 2016

Columbine. Sandy Hook. Virginia Tech. The list goes on. In the first month of 2016, there have already been four shootings at schools in America. When shots ring out on campuses across the country, here at home we are shaken to say the least.  Do you feel safe at school? When the fire alarm begins to blare in every...

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