The Eagle Angle

The Life of Liles

Jenna Sturgeon, Staff writer

March 19, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports, Features, Sports

Dedication is a necessary skill for all successful athletes. Senior Alex Liles’ dedication to the sport of wrestling has rewarded her with 34 all-american titles, 21 national and 4 UIL state Championships.   Liles began wrestling seven years ago when she went to her little brother’s wres...

Teachers in the Making

Jenna Sturgeon, Staffer

March 8, 2018


Filed under Features

There are a variety of clubs and organizations at Allen High School, from hobbies, to sports, to career path classes; there is something for everyone. For a few select students, IPET -- a program that teaches students how to teach -- is their niche.   Led by Marsha Canup, Instructional Practices...

Men’s Volleyball Preview

Jenna Sturgeon, Staffer

March 8, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports, Features, Sports

In the gulf of clubs and sports at Allen High School, some often go unnoticed despite their success. As defending state champions, the men’s volleyball team is going into its third season being a club sport and already have some bragging rights under their belt.   The men’s volleyball team was started by a...

Q&A: Stevie Mayberry

Brooke Adams, Staff writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under Features

How long have you worked at Allen High School?   This is my 34th year.   Why have you never left AHS?   Well, I like loyalty. There have been other opportunities in other places, but loyalty is important.   Why did you decide to teach high school? &nbs...

Holy ground

Holy ground

Divya Jagadeesh, Editor-in-chief

March 2, 2018


Filed under Features

While United States is home to the second-largest Jewish population in the world — behind only Israel — only 0.6 percent of the people in Texas identify as Jewish. Senior Romi Gilat says that despite the small population, she has found a renewed sense of faith in her religion and culture. Gilat...

Integral to students: Patricia Doyle

Integral to students: Patricia Doyle

Tate Peterson, Staff wrier

February 28, 2018


Filed under Features

AP Calculus BC is infamous among high schoolers as the ultimate, final math class that tests students in as many ways as possible. Two college credits checked off by a one-ear class is not an easy task, but Patricia Doyle has been teaching at Allen since August of 1999 and has shown the possibilities...

Private practice

Private practice

Christian Hinton, News Editor

February 25, 2018


Filed under Features

A lesser-known religion, Wicca draws on a set of diverse ancient pagan beliefs. It has no central authority, but is instead made up of autonomous followers across the world. Senior Olivia May, a follower of Wicca, emphasizes the religion’s custom of individuality. “We have what’s our mantra, or our golde...

Black History Month

Tea McGilvray and Christine Odwesso

February 19, 2018


Filed under Features

For students at Allen High School, Black History Month is a chance to celebrate black heritage and reflect on the accomplishments of those before them. Black History Month is celebrated during the months of February and October, and was created by historian Carter G. Woodson originally only to last a week....

Senior Sweethearts

Natalie McMahon, Online editor

February 13, 2018


Filed under Features

Ann Frey was crossing the street with her cousin to catch the bus home when they got stopped at the stoplight in the middle of the street by a group of guys. One of which, Donald Frey, told his friend the next day that she was going to be his future wife. “I thought she was a pretty girl,” Donal...

AHS students showcase in esteemed art exhibition

AHS students showcase in esteemed art exhibition

Morgan Pryor, Staff writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under Features

The annual “20 under 20” art competition, held by the Allen Arts Alliance, displays 20 works by Collin County artists under the age of 20 at the Blue House Too art gallery in Watters Creek. The opening reception kicked off on Jan. 11, with the Allen Arts Alliance and Comerica Bank awarding mo...

Flu epidemic

Maya Morriswala, Jr. managing editor

February 2, 2018


Filed under Features

The flu has been gradually growing more deadly with each passing week this season. However, there are still many cautionary measures Allen students can take to protect themselves from the flu in order to stay healthy in this season that has been characterized by intense sickness. This year, the Center ...

A sizzling start

Brooke Adams, Staff writer

January 20, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports

The Allen High School varsity girls’ soccer team is starting off their season as strong as they can this year. The team consists of mostly upperclassmen who are ready to lead the five sophomores and three freshmen. One month into the season, the team has an overall record of 9-1-1 with 10 games to go. ...