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

Carlos room after the makeover. (Photo submitted by April Lamb)

What Dreams are Made of

Hayli Rubidoux, Writer May 23, 2024

How often do you listen to your gut feeling? Biology teacher April Lamb decided to listen to hers one Sunday evening and was able to help a student enjoy life a little more. Freshman Carlos Castillo...

Tumlison reads the eulogy he wrote for his student, Valerie. (Photo taken by Katie Munoz)

Shattered Dreams Showcases Brutal Realities of Drunk Driving

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

In the yearbook room lies a seat that remained unoccupied for two years in order to honor Chloe Robison, who would’ve graduated in 2020. The empty space served, not only as a symbol of remembrance for...

Ajdas parents, Altin and Daniela Mulla. (Photo submitted by Ajda Mulla)

Junior Supports Family Business

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

Taste of Greek is a family owned restaurant that junior Ajda Mulla has contributed to since she was eight years old.  “This restaurant is a part of my legacy and it’s something that I will be able...

A Sweet Treat

A Sweet Treat

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

Down the checkout lane at the grocery store comes junior Macey Miller with a cart full of almond flour and a smile plastered on her face. Macey has found a way to turn a hobby she’s passionate about...

10 Years Later

Connor Beasley, Writer May 17, 2024

Compared to many schools in the area, Atascocita High School is a young school. It was established in 2006, making it the same age as many of the seniors this year. In that short time, Atascocita has built...

The design of the characters from the YouTube channel imitates the cover of The Beatles’ 1969 album Abbey Road.

Senior Finds Comfort in Content Creation

Caroline Gullion, Editor-in-Chief November 10, 2023

Senior Reece Cotto and his friend Jacob Watson were playing video games when they suddenly thought “what if we just record this?” “Ever since I was a little boy I wanted to be a YouTuber,” Cotto...

Senior Takes Unforgettable Summer Journey to Japan

Madison Hunt, Writer November 10, 2023

I embarked on an adventure last summer as I traveled across the Pacific Ocean to the captivating island of Japan, The Land of the Rising Sun. This remarkable journey was not only a thrilling opportunity...

Juniors Di’ane Vick and Brooklynn Maddox get to know each other by interviewing with leading 
questions. (Photo provided by Sarah Mayhall)

Times are a Changin’

Maria Rodriguez, Editor-in-Chief November 10, 2023

The journey of the AVID program at our school has been a rocky one in recent years. A different teacher has taken on the role for the past four years. However, Sarah Mayhall, the new face of the program,...

Riley gets ready to go to this year’s homecoming dance. (Photo submitted by Riley.)

Senior Shares her Unique Story

Maria Rodriguez, Editor-in-Chief November 10, 2023

Riley Buckalew has always loved to dance. She especially loved playing Just Dance. But one day when she was dancing, she noticed a strange noise every time she moved.  “It felt heavy and it sounded...

Freshman Cassidy Franklin

Freshman Finds Success Creating Musically Inspired Art

Amelia Lackey, Editor May 2, 2023

She cannot remember a time when she wasn’t drawing. It has always been a part of her life. Freshman Cassidy Franklin is a daughter, a musician, and a friend, but she is also an artist. She is self-taught...

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