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The Talon

The student news site of Atascocita High School

The Talon

The student news site of Atascocita High School

The Talon

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”...

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

Amelia Lackey, Editor 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 walls of the hall, the...

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

Amelia Lackey, Editor 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 a drum major, I lead the...

The Mirriam-Webster definition of an entrepreneur is “one who organizes, manages, and assumes the risks of a business or enterprise.” This highlights the boldness and skill needed to start and run a business. Two students have done just this.

Entrepreneurs of Atascocita

Amelia Lackey, Editor November 5, 2021

Some students have jobs and work hard for money. Some volunteer. Some work on schoolwork or on improving their relationships with people. Others develop their hobbies. There is another group of people...

Maguire Emswiler (left), Mason Stump (center) and Marissa Estrada (right) are this years drum majors. Estrada is a senior trumpet player.

Meet the Drum Majors: Marissa Estrada

Amelia Lackey, Editor September 28, 2021

Senior Marissa Estrada is one of this year’s drum majors in the band program. She, along with the other two drum majors, help to lead the band during after school practice, during the games and by doing...

Maguire Emswiler (left), Mason Stump (center) and Marissa Estrada (right) are this years drum majors. Emswiler is a senior trumpet player.

Meet the Drum Majors: Maguire Emswiler

Amelia Lackey, Editor September 16, 2021

Senior Maguire Emswiler is one of the drum majors for the band. The drum majors help to lead the band by communicating with the directors on behalf of the other students, keeping the tempo going when marching...

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