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

Kanye Wests Spotify profile picture depicts a goat.

Vultures is Not Helping Kanye’s Case

Connor Beasley, Writer May 17, 2024

Kanye West is undeniably one of the most impactful and controversial artists in recent history. He emerged in the early 2000s with back-to-back critically acclaimed, chart-topping albums: “College Dropout,”...

10 Years Later

Connor Beasley, Writer May 17, 2024

Compared to many schools in the area, Atascocita High School is a young school. It was established in 2006, making it the same age as many of the seniors this year. In that short time, Atascocita has built...

Theater Put on an Outstanding Fall Production

Theater Put on an Outstanding Fall Production

Connor Beasley, Writer November 10, 2023

This Fall’s theater production was well worth the price of admission. Unlike last year when I entered the performing arts center with high expectations for ABBA bangers in “Mamma Mia,” I had no idea...

Junior Reece Cotto, as a young soldier, lifts junior Colleen O’Brien. Colleen played two roles, son Tim and young girl Viv. In this scene, the two dance and later share an intimate moment right before he goes off to war.

Theatre Performs “Front” with Emotion, Showcasing Complexities of Wartime

Amelia Lackey, Editor May 2, 2023

The production of “Front” by the AHS Theatre department took the stage this March and April. The UIL One Act Play (OAP), performance followed the lives of soldiers on the front and their families on...

Freshman Cassidy Franklin

Freshman Finds Success Creating Musically Inspired Art

Amelia Lackey, Editor May 2, 2023

She cannot remember a time when she wasn’t drawing. It has always been a part of her life. Freshman Cassidy Franklin is a daughter, a musician, and a friend, but she is also an artist. She is self-taught...

Sophomore Samuel Huckabee speaks at the faculty meeting in March to spread awareness of the KNK Foundation and introduce the supply drive in April.

KNK Foundation Launches Donation Drive

Jack Egan and Amelia Lackey May 2, 2023

  The KNK Youth Foundation partnered with the Student Council this month to launch a donation drive to provide for both local and international children. Led by sophomore Samuel Huckabee, the youth...

Senior Finds Fun in Juggling

April 26, 2023

“Juggling” the stresses of school, sports and life in general, senior Jet Long uses his special talent to get his mind off of things. It’s estimated that only 21% of the public can juggle, and Long...

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,...

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...

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...

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