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

Go Eagles Go: Cheer prepares for the year

October 27, 2022

The cheer team has been practicing stunts and chants since last April to prepare for this school year. The cheer season begins after tryouts in March each year and ends with the next tryout. At the end...

Senior Ava Loth interviews the homecoming king and queen Ryan Serna, 12 and Allison Almendares, 12.

Groovy Times

Amelia Lackey, Editor October 25, 2022

The week of Sept. 19-23 was homecoming spirit week. With a paint party, dress-up days, the powderpuff game, the tailgate, the HOCO pep rally, Party on the Patio, the game and then the dance on Saturday,...

When asked what aspect of Japan she was most excited to see, Mrs. de la Haye replied “I really want to see the Shinto and Buddhist temples and shrines.” (Photo by Jordy Meow from Creative Commons)

Eagles to travel to Japan; spring break, summer

Daneil Haltom October 14, 2022

As COVID-19 eases, schools have begun to return to a pre-pandemic state of normalcy. Activities that were rendered impossible by restrictions imposed during the previous two school years are now being...

Nine Naval Honor plaques show the success of the MCJROTC program. Recently, they were recognized in this prestigious status again, completing a 10-year streak. (Photo Jack Egan)

MCJROTC receives national recognition

October 14, 2022

For the tenth straight year, the AHS JROTC has been recognized as a Naval Honor School, an achievement only 20 percent of Marine Corps JROTC programs in the nation receive. This prestigious status will...

Queen Elizabeth II, 96, dies in Balmoral Castle

Jacob Fisher, Managing Editor October 14, 2022

After reigning on the throne for 70 years, the longest serving in the history of the British monarchy, Queen Elizabeth II died at Balmoral Castle on the afternoon of Thursday, Sept. 8. Immediately after...

The band marches during halftime at the football game against Liberty, Las Vegas.

On the right note

Amelia Lackey, Editor October 14, 2022

Faced with multiple challenges this year but coming up with solutions along the way, the band has taken what could’ve turned into a disastrous beginning of the school year into a testament to the hard...

Shattered Dreams demonstrates dangers of drunk driving

Idoreyin Eyobio, Writer April 12, 2022

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 conclude that there’s an epidemic...

Mark Pyeatt

Teacher of the year

Brook Klema , Author February 21, 2022

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 year teaching ASL at AHS. What...

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

Jacob Fisher February 14, 2022

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 a former...

The Hunga Tonga–Hunga Haʻapai volcanic island just before it erupted

Tonga Volcano Eruption

Oliver Maldonado January 31, 2022

The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano in the Kingdom of Tonga erupted on Jan. 15, 2022. The volcano is located 40 miles north of Tonga’s main island, Tongatapu. The eruption caused a tsunami that...

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