The student news site of Atascocita High School

The Talon

The student news site of Atascocita High School

The Talon

The student news site of Atascocita High School

The Talon

Senior Amy Koch acts as the drunk driver and attempts to walk a straight line.
Shattered Dreams demonstrates dangers of drunk driving
Idoreyin Eyobio, Writer

According to responsibility.org in 2019, 3,468 teenagers drove under the influence of alcohol nationwide and 281 cases in Texas alone. It’s not an astute observation to...

Mark Pyeatt
Teacher of the year
Brook Klema , Author

This year the teacher of the year is Mark Pyeatt  who is an American sign language (ASL) teacher. How long have you been at this school? 2021 2022 marks my seventh...

U.S in Unison With European Leaders on Russia-Ukraine conflict
Jacob Fisher

While Russia denies that they are making an invasion attempt, they have mobilized one hundred thousand troops on the Russia-Ukraine border and through Russia's ally Estonia.    As...

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California Love: How the Rams’ poise and stellar defense brought a championship to LA
February 21, 2022

On the first play of the 3rd quarter, just minutes after a legendary California-themed halftime show performed by Hip Hop legends Dre Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, 50 Cent, Kendrick...

Juan Giron celebrates after the race
Atascocita XC boys race at Houston Half Marathon
February 21, 2022

Varsity cross country runners Noah Joy (12) and Juan Giron (11), ran the Houston half marathon on Jan. 16, 2022.  “The race went well,” Giron said. “I didn’t...

University of Georgia players celebrating in the endzone
CFB National Championship
January 19, 2022
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The mural is a big project. Dawn and Bella hope to complete it either this semester or over the summer.
Students Paint New Orchestra Wall Mural in Fine Arts Hallway
February 18, 2022

The fine arts hallway is like a second home to many band, choir, orchestra, and theater students. After the winter break, students returned to see a change on one of the prevalent...

Maguire Emswiler (left), Mason Stump (center) and Marissa Estrada (right) are this years drum majors. Stump is a senior baritone saxophone player.
Meet the Drum Majors: Mason Stump
November 18, 2021

Senior Mason Stump is this year’s head drum major in the band program. He, along with the other drum majors, leads the band in marching and playing in the stands.  “As...

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Inventions Made To Get Plastic Out Of Oceans
Inventions Made To Get Plastic Out Of Oceans
May 14, 2021

The abundance of plastic produced today is harming sea animals; this is a very serious problem. With oceans full of plastic, you can find sea turtles and penguins with six-pack...

Video Games During Quarantine
Video Games During Quarantine
January 26, 2021

There are many video games that have helped with 2020:  For instance “Animal Crossing: New Horizons “Among Us” and so many more. These games have helped with communication...

A Smok vaping device with out Juul pod, this device is mainly used by teens.
The Dangers Of Vaping
October 15, 2019
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Kanye West Donda Review
October 8, 2021

    After a disappointing 2019 project “Jesus is King,” three public listening parties, and months of speculation, Chicago rapper, producer, singer, songwriter,...

Junior Jonathan Gomez jams out to SOUR because he loves the album.
Olivia Rodrigo Debuts with "Sour"
September 9, 2021

Hailed as Gen Z’s Taylor Swift, Olivia Rodrigo released her debut pop album, “SOUR” to much acclaim. Drawing inspiration from Alanis Morissette and Kacey Musgraves,...

Choir UIL
May 20, 2021
Prom 2021
Prom 2021
May 12, 2021
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Sports Results
California Love: How the Rams’ poise and stellar defense brought a championship to LA
February 21, 2022

On the first play of the 3rd quarter, just minutes after a legendary California-themed halftime show performed by Hip Hop legends Dre Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, 50 Cent, Kendrick...

Cougar Athletics Rising to be Elite Powerhouse
February 18, 2022

To be known for a specific sport in the collegiate world is pretty common. For instance Vanderbilt University is the emphasis of college baseball, Duke University has basketball,...

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Staff Profile