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The student news site of Atascocita High School

The Talon

The student news site of Atascocita High School

The Talon

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...

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...

Teacher of the Year: Amaryllis Shaw

Idoreyin Eyobio, Writer April 26, 2023

Why did you start teaching? Honestly, I never even wanted to be a teacher. I went to school for Electrical Engineering and Mathematics. In my senior year of college, I decided I didn't want to do that,...

Swim Team Members Represent at State

April 26, 2023

On February 17th, the Swimming and Diving team competed at the UIL 6A State Meet. In order to qualify for state, swimmers must place top two at regionals in their respective events, while divers must place...

Staff selects students of character for 2023

April 26, 2023

The class of 2023 Students of Character, Jonathan Gomez and Peyton Owens, were selected for their achievements and hard work throughout their high school careers. The award selects one senior boy and girl...

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...

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