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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...

Eagles Travel to Japan for Spring Break

Daneil Haltom, Writer May 2, 2023

Students and faculty members recently embarked on an unforgettable journey to Japan, a land steeped in rich culture and tradition. The week-long trip was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the students...

Sophomore Samuel Huckabee speaks at the faculty meeting in March to spread awareness of the KNK Foundation and introduce the supply drive in April.

KNK Foundation Launches Donation Drive

Jack Egan and Amelia Lackey May 2, 2023

  The KNK Youth Foundation partnered with the Student Council this month to launch a donation drive to provide for both local and international children. Led by sophomore Samuel Huckabee, the youth...

Senior David Heckman attends “motivation day” at Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne in December.

Senior to Study Hospitality in Switzerland

Oliver Maldonado, Writer May 2, 2023

Senior David Heckman will be attending Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) in Lausanne, Switzerland next year. “I’ve struggled with my college search because no school in the United States had exactly...

Senior Finds Fun in Juggling

April 26, 2023

“Juggling” the stresses of school, sports and life in general, senior Jet Long uses his special talent to get his mind off of things. It’s estimated that only 21% of the public can juggle, and Long...

Juniors Hayden Fisher and Zach Thomas stare down the camera, celebrating a deafening win against Liberty. Atascocita beat the Nevada team 45-8. (Photo Katie Munoz)

Jump and shout

October 14, 2022

It’s a busy time of year for the football and volleyball teams. With rival games and close endings every week, what better way to motivate players than a packed, deafening student section? Themes chosen...

Justin Vincent puts the final touches on a scene for the anticipated musical “Mamma Mia!”

Here we go again

Denisse Alejandro, Writer October 14, 2022

This year, the theatre department is putting together a musical in October that will be directed by Justin Vincent. As one of the three theatre directors, Vincent has been teaching since the school first...

Family, Dog Walking, and video games, how Mr. Tumlison finds balance and joy in his 17th year of teaching

Jacob Fisher, Managing Editor October 14, 2022

World history and history of sports teacher Randy Tumlison began his 17th year of teaching this school year, in what he describes as “a new era of teaching, where kids' attention spans are shorter and...

Freshmen learn the school chants from the student council.

StuCo teaches “fish” how to show spirit; MCs try out

Idoreyin Eyobio, Writer October 14, 2022

The first annual Fish Fry took place during 5th period advisory before the first pep rally. The Fish Fry is a preliminary pep rally to demonstrate to freshmen how to participate in pep rallies. Like any...

Atascocita’s Got Talent

Maria Rodriguez, Writer October 14, 2022

Former choir student, Bay Turner, auditioned for America’s Got Talent (AGT) in August. Standing in front of Simon Cowell, Sofia Vergara, Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel, Turner performed the song “Biblical”...

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