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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

The cheerleaders performed in support of the football players. Both JV and varsity cheer performed.

Eagles show spirit at the first pep rally

Amelia Lackey and Idoreyin Eyobio September 13, 2021

The first pep rally of the year took place on Thursday, Aug. 26. The band performed, the cheerleaders did stunts, and the Patriettes danced in support of the varsity football team.  “It was very...

Tropical Storm Nicholas to bring heavy rain to Houston area

Oliver Maldonado, Writer September 13, 2021

Tropical Storm Nicholas will be making landfall in the Houston area late Monday and throughout Tuesday. Nicholas formed in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday and is the fourteenth named storm of 2021. It is...

Students have the choice to wear masks during the 2021-2022 school year.

The Rise of the Delta Variant

Oliver Maldonado, Writer September 10, 2021

Covid-19 cases have been on the rise over the past month as the delta variant continues to spread. The spread of the delta variant over the past month has led to more than 80 total cases in the first month...

Mr. Balch works with the band and he is the Director of Fine Arts for the district.

Meet the Band Directors: Mr. Balch

Amelia Lackey, Writer September 7, 2021

Mr. Balch is the Director of Fine Arts for the district. He has been assisting the band during this marching season. “My role with the Atascocita High School Band has been and will be a role of...

Ms. Cook is one of the assistant band directors. She works with the jazz band.

Meet the Band Directors: Ms. Cook

Amelia Lackey, Writer September 7, 2021

Haley Cook joined the band last year as a first-time teacher. She graduated from Sam Houston State University with a bachelor’s degree in music education in May of 2020. She plays saxophone and percussion,...

Will Falker is the interim principal for 2021-2022.

New Principal explains vision for 2021-2022

Brook Klema , Author September 7, 2021

Personalized As the new principal, Mr. Will Falker wants to provide “a personalized experience to all the students, first class customer service to the students and parents,” and he wants everyone...

Six cadets work diligently on a timed test.

Acknowledging the MJROTC Academic Team

Claudia New, Writer May 24, 2021

Recently, the MCJROTC Academic team participated in the Level Two Leadership and Academic Bowl. Although they did not proceed to the next level of the competition, their hard work and perseverance...

Smoking Eagles named BBQ Grand Champions in Texas

Smoking Eagles named BBQ Grand Champions in Texas

Staff Writer April 30, 2021

Texas High School State BBQ Cookoff at Llano, Texas April 24 After the smoke cleared the Senior Team (Smoking Eagles) were named Grand Champions overall competing against 61 other teams from across...

Twenty three cadets participated in the Legacy Trees Project at Mercer Botanical Gardens on January 30th, removing invasive species in the area to help the native plant life.

MCJROTC Helps Environment by Clearing Invasive Plants

Claudia New, Writer April 9, 2021

On Jan. 30, twenty-three cadets in the ROTC program participated in the Legacy Trees Project at Mercer Botanic Gardens to clear the environment of invasive plants harmful to native species.   “Cadets...

Why are teens bad readers?

April 1, 2021

Teens today are more focused on social media and their smartphones. So what does this say about their reading? Today less than 20% of the United States teens read while the other 80% use their extra time...

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