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

The band placed sixth at the state military marching band competition. This is the first time in school history the band has attended this competition.

Band at UIL State Military Marching Competition

Amelia Lackey, Editor November 2, 2021

On Wednesday, Oct. 27, the band performed for the first time in school history at the state military marching competition in Longview, Texas. This competition was specific to 5-A and 6-A military bands....

The band practices after school. They are focused on precision in their marching and music.

Band Progresses to State UIL Competition

Amelia Lackey, Editor October 22, 2021

The Atascocita High School Military Marching Band will be participating in the State UIL competition for the first time in school history. After receiving all ones, the highest ranking available, at...

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell died from COVID-19 complications at the age of 84. Powell was the first African-American Secretary of State and served from 2001 to 2005. 

Colin Powell Dies at Age 84

Oliver Maldonado October 22, 2021

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell died from COVID-19 complications at the age of 84. Powell was the first African-American Secretary of State and served from 2001 to 2005.  Powell was born on...

2021 Homecoming was a Success, Now Lets Dance

2021 Homecoming was a Success, Now Let’s Dance

Brook Klema, Writer October 22, 2021

Homecoming is a time for all students to join together to celebrate, and most importantly the seniors get one last hurrah. The theme for Homecoming is Space Jam. There were many activities that happened...

Freshmen campaign posters hung across campus

Freshmen Class Officers Inspire Change

Idoreyin Eyobio October 18, 2021

The newly elected freshman class officers plan to give students more opportunities, make school a safe space and allow freshmen to have a full high school experience amidst COVID-19. Historian Elizabeth...

Band Marching UIL Competition

Band Marching UIL Competition

Amelia Lackey, Editor October 15, 2021

The band has a marching competition this Saturday, Oct. 16. The UIL Marching Band Competition is taking place at Galena Park ISD.  The band will be performing a seven minute drill at 11:30 to the songs...

This year the band welcomed a new head director, Mr. Douglas Grice. He has 33 years of teaching experience in Pearland ISD, Coppell ISD, Dickinson ISD, Clear Creek ISD, and Friendswood ISD.

Meet the Band Directors: Mr. Grice

Amelia Lackey, Editor October 11, 2021

This year the band welcomed a new head director, Mr. Douglas Grice. He attended the University of Houston for both his undergraduate degree and M.Ed. He has 33 years of teaching experience in Pearland...

Class of 2021 inspires perseverance with mural in cafeteria

Class of 2021 inspires perseverance with mural in cafeteria

Brook Klema, Writer September 27, 2021

The new mural in the cafeteria was sponsored by the class of 2021 to remind all students that even through there are tough times, you can still get up and keep going. The 2021 class officers wanted...

The Patriettes wore Gold Fight Win shirts for their performance at the game. This showed their support for pediatric cancer patients.

Gold Fight Win

Amelia Lackey and Jacob Fisher September 23, 2021

The Gold Fight Win game will take place Friday, Sept. 24 between Atascocita and Humble. Gold Fight Win is an annual event that happens during the month of September. It involves the dedication of a district...

SpaceX Falcon 9 Erection by NASA HQ PHOTO

SpaceX launches first all-civilian crew into space

Oliver Maldonado September 23, 2021

Four civilians returned from a three day trip in space on Saturday. This was the first time an all-civilian crew has traveled to space.  Hayley Arceneaux was one of the four on board and was a childhood...

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