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

Challengers: A Tennis Movie Thats Not Really a Tennis Movie

“Challengers”: A Tennis Movie That’s Not Really a Tennis Movie

Maria Rodriguez, Editor-in-Chief May 20, 2024

  The game of tennis does not capture the attention of the mass majority of people, but Luca Guadagnino’s highly anticipated film, "Challengers," sheds a light on the sport to general audiences....

Kanye Wests Spotify profile picture depicts a goat.

Vultures is Not Helping Kanye’s Case

Connor Beasley, Writer May 17, 2024

Kanye West is undeniably one of the most impactful and controversial artists in recent history. He emerged in the early 2000s with back-to-back critically acclaimed, chart-topping albums: “College Dropout,”...

Its Da Bomb

It’s Da Bomb

Connor Beasley, Writer November 13, 2023

"Oppenheimer" is Christopher Nolan’s latest biopic. It focuses on the development of the atomic bomb both from a historical standpoint, and from the personal lens of its creator, Robert Oppenheimer....

Theater Put on an Outstanding Fall Production

Theater Put on an Outstanding Fall Production

Connor Beasley, Writer November 10, 2023

This Fall’s theater production was well worth the price of admission. Unlike last year when I entered the performing arts center with high expectations for ABBA bangers in “Mamma Mia,” I had no idea...

Band director Brian Best, talks to band students after receiving their award at state.

Band Makes It To State

November 10, 2023

The Military Marching Band tied for third place in the UIL State Military Class Marching Band Contest.  “It is a tremendous honor for any program to compete at the state level for UIL,” band director...

Junior Reece Cotto, as a young soldier, lifts junior Colleen O’Brien. Colleen played two roles, son Tim and young girl Viv. In this scene, the two dance and later share an intimate moment right before he goes off to war.

Theatre Performs “Front” with Emotion, Showcasing Complexities of Wartime

Amelia Lackey, Editor May 2, 2023

The production of “Front” by the AHS Theatre department took the stage this March and April. The UIL One Act Play (OAP), performance followed the lives of soldiers on the front and their families on...

Cast and crew stand together at the end of the production.

All-Female Cast Presents “Steel Magnolias” in Black Box

Amelia Lackey, Editor April 28, 2023

The AHS Theatre’s Black Box production of Steel Magnolias was impressive, to say the least. With limited space and limited actresses, the all-female, 6-member cast portrayed the story within the confines...

Kanye West Donda Review

Jacob Fisher, Writer October 8, 2021

After a disappointing 2019 project “Jesus is King,” three public listening parties, and months of speculation, Chicago rapper, producer, singer, songwriter, fashion designer and 2020 presidential candidate...

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, this record is almost pop perfection....

Project Lit and the SOAR Book Club

Amelia Lackey, Writer August 23, 2021

Spanish and English books Collaboration with the Diversify our Narrative club Research databases for student use Maker Mondays (STEM-based projects) Brain break activities: themed...

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