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Where the stories never end

Where the stories never end

April 9, 2019

The place where fiction can become reality, and imagination is free to roam. A place where the stories are no longer just stories, but an escape from reality. With the opportunity to discover stories from around the world with issues to relate to. The library club attended the North Texas Teen Book Festival in ...

Jury of our peers

Jury of our peers

September 28, 2018

Judge Bill Miller came to Texas High on Tuesday to talk to Hunter Davis’ A3 Government AP class period. Davis’ third period class is studying the three branches of government. Davis brought in judge Miller to talk more about the judicial branch and his field of work. Bill Miller is the father o...

Swimming upstream

Swimming upstream

February 8, 2018

The Texas High Tigersharks performed well at the UIL Region 4-5A Championships, with 19 swimmers and divers qualifying for the state championship meet. Both the boys and the girls team dominated the competition, winning the overall meet. Two individual awards were given to senior Courtney Lourens f...

Deep in the heart of student council

Deep in the heart of student council

November 28, 2017

The Texas Association of Student Councils has the largest non-profit student led conference in the world. This year, Texas High will be the host for over 5,000 students and teachers from all over the state of Texas. From Nov. 10-11, the mid-level conference was held in San Marcos with around 500 att...

Triggered controversy

Triggered controversy

February 12, 2016

As fireworks went off and people rang in the new year, Texas was also ringing in a new law. As of Jan. 1, citizens of Texas are now allowed to openly carry a handgun in most public places. Guns must be in a holster on your shoulder or belt, there is no separate license or additional fee required to open...

District champs not dampened

District champs not dampened

October 23, 2015

  With a sparse crowd clad in ponchos, the Tigers defeated 7-0 Marshall Mavericks by a score of 27-7. After falling to the Longview Lobos last week, the Tigers were ready to seek revenge, sharing the co-district championship title with Longview and Marshall. The Mavericks opened up play at the 17 yar...

Just pigging out

Just pigging out

September 4, 2015

On Sept. 1, the varsity football team piled into the cafeteria following their after school practice to enjoy Hog Supper. Hog Supper is an annual Texas vs. Arkansas week tradition where the varsity cheerleaders prepare a meal of ham, potato salad, baked beans and rolls for the football team. “T...

Crossing the line

Crossing the line

September 3, 2015

Droopy eyed and mildly sweaty, junior Quentin Green staggers confidently to his tan Chevrolet truck after an extensive golf practice in Texas summer heat. He stops. Staring intently at what used to be a large Texas flag that hung out of his truck bed. The banner that waved proudly and vividly as a symbol...

School spirit dissent

School spirit dissent

September 3, 2015

It’s Orange Out Day at the beginning of Texas vs. Arkansas Week. I’m surrounded by vivid shades of unnatural orange: bandanas tied as headbands, garish shirts bearing full-chest emblems of tigers and orange sweatpants that clash horrendously with the slightly different hue of their sweatshirt counterpa...

No, I don’t eat razorbacks for breakfast

No, I don’t eat razorbacks for breakfast

September 3, 2015

I heart bacon aprons, “witty” bacon related catch phrases, and literal bacon overtake Texas High during the famed Texas vs. Arkansas week. After 17 years of avoiding bacon at all costs, Texas - Arkansas week is understandably awkward for me. No, I’m not allergic and I’m not Jewish. I belo...

Tigers with attitudes

Tigers with attitudes

September 3, 2015

As the pressure mounts and the days dwindle down, the upcoming game this week will see the birth of a new teammate that the opponents have never faced before. Recently, seniors Colby Gillespie and Chaz Davis took to Twitter to ask for a helping hand in finding a new name for the student section....

Don’t mess with Texas

Story by Tyler Snell, Co-Editor in Chief

September 1, 2015

The designs are carefully laid out. Car paint is passed from car to car. The end result is a parking lot full of senior cars showing their school pride. The Sunday before Hell week, Aug. 30, the seniors gather in the parking lot to decorate their cars with witty slogans and Texas flags. For senior Allie Beth Hatfield, it proved to be a way to bond with her new classmates. “It was really cool because at Pleasant Grove we always painted our cars, but for Texas Arkansas week it actually has meaning here,” Hatfield said....

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