Tiger Times

Sophomore Carrigan Brush dances to a Just Dance video during the Sock Hop. The event was held to raise funds to build a well in Uganda.

Rock your socks off

November 14, 2019

Students hopped out of their regular routine Nov. 5 to enjoy a night of activities, games, food and fun in the name of fundraising and school spirit.  Student Council hosted a Sock Hop to raise money to fund a fourth of a water well in partnership with We Help Two, an organization aimed at further...

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Rise, shine and be peppy

October 3, 2019

Though football season is far from over, the time of stomping on gym bleachers and student stampedes has come to an end. As the sun peeks over the Math and Science building and the first drops of dew sparkle in the pit, school spirit will already be in full swing. For the remainder of the home games, pep ral...

Seniors Colton Johnson and Laiken McKay dance together in the senior dance,

It’s a sweet thing

March 2, 2018

On Sunday, Feb. 25, Texas High Student Council put on its annual Dessert Theater. The event was comprised of a variety of performances from members of the organization. The show highlighted the widespread talents of dancers and singers in combination with comedic numbers throughout the night. The ...

Khalid performs on the second night of the STAPLES Center Concert, presented by Coca-Cola, during the 2017 BET Experience at LA Live on Friday, June 23, 2017.  (Ricardo DeAratanha/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Khalid at TASC State Convention

November 3, 2017

The Texas High Student Council is hosting the annual TASC State Convention April 14-15 in Arlington, TX. Recently, Student Council members began a campaign to bring R&B artist Khalid to the convention to perform. “In one of the meetings we had discussing Talk with Texans, Mrs. Waldrep stres...

Junior Kylie Davis smiles as she performs a number. No-Dinner Dinner Theater was held Sunday Feb. 26.

The show must go on

March 3, 2017

This year Student Council held the 7th annual No-Dinner Dinner Theater Feb. 26 in the John Thomas Theater. The council sold over 500 tickets and made $6640. “This was only our second year in the [John Thomas Theater], so I didn’t really know what to expect,” Student Council advisor Susan Waldrep ...

Long time coming

Long time coming

April 21, 2016

The students sit at the edge of their seats, anticipating who will be the Texas Association of Student Councils State Advisor of the year. The Texas High members slowly pull out their phones to video their advisor’s reaction. The audience is silent before erupting into cheers for Mrs. Susan Waldrep. ...

Dinner Theater to be held in PAC

Dinner Theater to be held in PAC

January 27, 2016

Unlike previous years, Student Council’s annual Dinner Theater will now be held in the Performing Arts Center rather than the cafeteria. This year’s show is on Feb. 28 with food being served at 6 p.m. and the show starting at 6:30 p.m. “We used to move in 75 tables and 550 chairs into the cafeteri...

Dodge for a cause

Dodge for a cause

December 3, 2015

Lace up your tennis shoes, grab your matching sweatsuits and warm up your throwing arm. Student Council will be hosting a dodgeball tournament on Thursday Dec. 17 after the half day of school in the gym. Students can sign up in teams of five, and each team will pay $25 total. There will be t-shirts availab...

Freshmen examine their new schedules at Texas High's annual Tiger Camp. The camp was held on Aug. 15 and allows freshmen to adjust to Texas High before the first day of school.

Earning their stripes

August 27, 2015

Making the transition from middle school to high school is an exciting time of the year and a rite of passage for some. This year was no different in welcoming the class of 2019. It all started on Aug. 15 while welcoming these nervous yet excited freshmen into the school for the time old tradition...

Students participate in Spring Forum by helping other schools in activities.

Student Council hosts Spring Forum

March 27, 2015

Hundreds of students from across East Texas came together on March 9 for one sole purpose: Spring Forum. This year’s forum was hosted by StuCo at Williams Memorial for councils across the district. In order to prepare for an occasion so large, Student Council had to start working hard in advance....

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