The Eagle Angle

Leaders of the PAC

Audrey Vieira, Commentary Editor

February 2, 2018


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The theatre program has entered its final week of rehearsals and preparations for its 2018 production, “Leader of the Pack: The Ellie Greenwich Musical.” Months of work went into putting on the show, with cast members rehearsing five days a week in order to perfect every detail of their productio...

Bearing in Mind

Bearing in Mind

Julia Zaksek, Sr. managing editor

December 13, 2017


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As the year progresses and the stresses of assignments, college applications and the holidays mount, students can find refuge in one of Allen High School’s new clubs––Mindfulness Club––held every Monday after school in A204. The club originated as International Baccalaureate senior and cl...

The Holiday Spectacular is coming to town

Natalie McMahon, Online editor

December 4, 2017


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Allen High School’s Holiday Spectacular, an annual winter show, will be held at 7 p.m., Dec. 14 and 15. The performance will be at the Allen ISD Performing Arts Center. “There’s going to be singing and dancing from Encore,” senior choir president Anna Dreher said. “The Tallenettes will be da...

Don’t forget to buy your yearbook!

Natalie McMahon, Online editor

November 27, 2017


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Allen introduces new privilege periods

Natalie McMahon, Online editor

October 30, 2017


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During the current school year, administrators have begun implementing new changes with replacement of “off period” to privilege period being the most impactful. Unlike off periods, privilege periods can be taken away and replaced with academic monitoring. According to the Allen High School website, ...

Eagle Tennis Keeps Rolling

Eagle Tennis Keeps Rolling

Parker Primrose, Sports editor

September 27, 2017


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Coming off of one of the biggest wins in the history of the program with the district tournament fast approaching, the Allen High School Tennis Team is in the midst of a season that has the potential to be remembered long after its conclusion. The team is ranked second in the 6A division with just four mat...

Allen adopts Kingwood High School

Allen adopts Kingwood High School

Parker Primrose, Sports editor

September 21, 2017


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Several club leaders have chosen to adopt Kingwood High School in response to the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey. The club leaders met after school on Sept. 6 and chose to fundraise for and support Kingwood, which is part of Humble ISD in Houston, Texas. “[The students] decided that Kingwood was...

Winner of AHS fight song lyric contest selected

Natalie McMahon, Staff writer

May 18, 2017


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Allen High School held a community-wide contest for prideful lyrics to match the famous melody of Allen’s school fight song. After the entries were submitted, they were evaluated by a committee comprised of staff, students and alumni. They ultimately chose winner Sarah Nelson. Nelson cultivated he...

Creativity shines at AP Art Show

Christine Odwesso, Staff writer

May 15, 2017


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From paint to pastels to prisma to ceramics, art in every form was featured on April 28 in the PAC Art Gallery for the AP art show. The purpose of the AP art show is to present the work that the AP art students have been working on all year. “We have the art show to display the amazing work of our AP A...

Drumroll please

Bryn Chambers, Sr. managing editor

May 15, 2017


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Five months after Blane Hinton, the previous head band director, suddenly resigned, Dr. Philip Obado was chosen to be the next Director of Bands in Allen. “I was elated,” Obado said. “Everybody in the country knows about the Allen band. You’ve got talent, resources and facilities that are...

Making the grade

Making the grade

Alyssa White, Staff writer

May 15, 2017


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On April 6, Catherine Gregory was named Allen’s 2017 “Secondary Teacher of the Year,” and listening to her speak of her students makes it obvious as to why. Going on her 14th year of teaching, and her fourth year teaching in Allen, Gregory is passionate not only about teaching but also conve...

And the rose goes to…

Caroline Tucker, staffer

May 1, 2017


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Monday afternoon. School has just been released, and time seems to be turning backwards throughout the day. But alas! For once in nine years, there’s something to look forward to on Monday nights, and it’s not football. It’s the month of May and “The Bachelorette” has returned. ABC announce...