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Tiger Times

The student news site of Fishers High School, Fishers, Indiana

Tiger Times

The student news site of Fishers High School, Fishers, Indiana

Tiger Times

Reviewing the options for munching in the morning
Tanner Guillot, Reporter • September 26, 2023

Senior Lily Sharp smiles and laughs while being crowned homecoming queen. Looking out and supporting Sharp from the stands was Junior Larkyn Muth, who looked back on the night and said, “The game was super fun, my choir got to sing the national anthem and one of my best friends won homecoming queen,” Muth said. “It was just an overall fun night!” The Homecoming football game was on Sept. 22.
Partying in the endzone
Evie Briar and Madeleine DavisSeptember 26, 2023

The class of 2027 elects 7 freshmen for student government.
Fishers freshman lead the way
Elliot Haan, Reporter • September 19, 2023

    Every year when the freshman class comes in there are class officers and a class president elected. They can bring news ideas to the table...

Former President Trump’s pride in his mugshot causes potential for outside criticism of America as a whole.
Making a meme of U.S.
Malak Samara, Editor in Chief • September 19, 2023

    America’s image to the outside world is something that should be held to a certain set of standards. Otherwise, other countries could...

Members of the student section watch the football game. “As a spirit leader, my role is to keep the energy hype and positive no matter what the score is,” Baranovsky said. “We all want the same thing: to beat HSE. I always want to make sure that we are cheering loud and getting all the classes involved.” Fishers lost the game to HSE with a final score of 35-34 on Sept. 8, 2023.
One point to win
Emerson Elledge, Copy and Design Editor • September 13, 2023

Wearing the mascot is much more than just a costume

Mascots who participated in the JEA convention on Nov. 10 with Carolina Puga Mendoza representing Fishers High School. Photo by Kristine Brown

It was hot and smelly but it was awesome. Last week, on Nov. 10 my group of classmates from the Newspaper staff went to the JEA/NSPA national journalism convention. Kristine Brown, the publications advisor asked for a volunteer to wear the tiger mascot at the opening ceremony. I immediately raised my hand, excited to romp around with other schools mascots and welcome journalism students from all over the country.

When we arrived at the JW Marriott, where the convention was being held, I had to carry the heavy suit around until it was time to change.

I changed in a small room with five other mascots, they were all as excited as I was. I was suited up, and it was time to go out, I put the head on, my vision was limited to one hole in the mouth of the tiger, breathing became hard and every time I exhaled it got hotter. 

In the ballroom the mascots started receiving people from other schools by waving and high-fiving them. Something took over me and I started to jump and challenge students to dance with me. It was the mask, hiding who I was, it was not showing my face and that allowed to do whatever I wanted without making a fool out of myself.

This experience made me realize that the job of the mascot it not simply to walk around and say hello, but involve the students as much as possible. It is difficult to wear, but the reward is listening to everyone laugh and has a good time knowing that you are the reason.

This year’s mascot is a senior, meaning he will leave soon. This job will probably available and is a chance to become a secret celebrity. For further information students may contact the sports department, just click on the link here

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Carolina Puga Mendoza, Entertainment Editor
Hello! My name is Carolina Puga Mendoza, I'm from Nayarit, Mexico and moved to Indiana about five years ago. This is my third year as a staff member and first year as a section editor. I chose newspaper out of curiosity along with a bunch of other school activities and honestly I've fallen in love with N the Red. I'm highly excited about what this year will bring and look forward strengthening my weaknesses.

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Wearing the mascot is much more than just a costume