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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 ...

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...

Mrs. McCaleb gives guidelines to students about UIL Ready Writing. Competitions pick up in the spring.

Writing for sport

October 5, 2018

Writing can seem strenuous to some, but to others it’s a hobby and passion that calls for early Saturday mornings, lots of planning, writing and thoughtful class discussions. UIL Ready Writing is a competition made especially for these people. “UIL Ready Writing is a competition where contestants receive ...

Graphic by Langley Leverett

UIL teams prepare for Regionals

March 30, 2018

Primary headline: Secondary headline: Ten students advance to UIL regional meet Pencil to paper. Fingers to keys. Mind to work. Students competed at the UIL Academic district meet in Hallsville on March 24. The school placed fourth overall and had ten students advance to the regional meet at Prosp...

Seniors Langley Leverett, Colton Johnson and sophomore Molly Kyles travel to Longview, Texas to compete in UIL Ready Writing. The meet was last Friday, and they all three placed in the top six.

UIL Ready Writing heads to Regionals

March 26, 2018

Their sleepy eyes crack open at 6 a.m. They slowly get dressed and try to get their brains prepared to write essays as they board the bus. The engine starts and the wheels creep forward, accelerating speed toward Longview, Texas, where the UIL Ready Writing team would soon compete in district. After enduring two hours of competit...

Portions of the Tiger Band performed in the UIL showcase on March 7, receiving exceptional scores. First band tackled all ones, while second band took home a rating of twos. Submitted photo

Playing to the best ability

March 9, 2018

After months of hard work and dedication, the Tiger Varsity Wind Ensemble and the symphonic band attended their annual UIL showcase on March 7. “We’ve been working on this music since the first day we came back from Christmas,” Band director, Arnie Lawson said. “So around Jan. 9 is when we start...

Senior Brennon Cope practices a scene from the UIL One Act Play

Silence in the theater

February 21, 2018

The Tiger Theatre Company’s UIL One Act Play troupe’s competition season is quickly approaching. The public performance of “Silenced on Barbour Street” will be held March 5 at 7 p.m. in the Sullivan Performing Arts Center. All admission is free. “Out of all the shows I’ve done for Texas...

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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...

graphic by Langley Leverett

Read between the lines

January 30, 2018

Fingers hover over keyboards, and eyes are trained to the sheet of paper containing the prompt for the essay. Students from across the area of Northeast Texas have met to compete in University Interscholastic League Ready Writing, where students must formulate an essay in two hours, examining and ex...

The Texas High Marching Band placed 1st at the UIL competition in Mt. Pleasant. Senior Katherine Stoeckl plays the flute and the violin during the perfomance.

Marching band dominates UIL competition

October 23, 2017

Music counts run through the minds of the marching band. They keep still and move together in complete synchronization. As they march across the field, the notes fly out of their instruments in perfect harmony. Tuesday, Oct. 17, the Texas High Marching Band travelled to Mt. Pleasant for the UIL Mar...

The magic continues

March 24, 2016

On March 15, the Tiger Theater Company won first place at the district UIL One-Act Play competition. This was the first time in over ten years Texas High will be moving on to the area competition. “We advanced to bi-district in which we compete against all of the schools in two districts that a...

All we do is win

All we do is win

May 15, 2015

Multiple students competed in the UIL Regional Academic competition that took place April 25. Out of the seven competing, four students placed and three will advance to state. During the regional meet, students were busy preparing for their respective events. “If we weren’t competing, we were...

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