The Eagle Angle

Acting Their Age

Stephanie Scarano, Staff writer

April 13, 2018


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The Allen High School Theater  UIL performance of “Over the River and Through the Woods” premiered March 20, and although they did not advance, the cast brought home a few awards, including honorable mention for best actress.   The cast played elderly grandparents and their grandson. The gra...

Choose your fighter

Julia Zaksek, Sr. managing editor

March 26, 2018


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As the willingness to vote in national elections appears to be dwindling, polling locations in state and local elections continue to tout low turnout numbers. Often, it is difficult to conceptualize the effect local and state elected officials will have on the day-to-day. In the big picture, elections o...

Geocaching comes to Allen

Divya Jagadeesh, Editor-in-chief

March 25, 2018


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In an effort to implement geocaching at the recreational level in the city of Allen, the Joe Farmer Recreation Center will host a Geocache Easter Egg Hunt for Allen residents on March 25 at Bethany Lakes Park. Geocache activities were first hosted in Allen in last year’s Outdoor Adventure day, and...

District revises school calendar

Maya Morriswala, Jr. managing editor

March 19, 2018


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In the 2018-19 school year, there will be multiple changes to the school calendar regarding the first day, last day and school breaks. These changes were recently approved by the District Calendar Committee, and the new school calendar is now published on the school website. According to principal Jason Johnston, the r...

Hard hats and hardcovers

Hard hats and hardcovers

Parker Primrose, Sports editor

February 28, 2018


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The Allen High School library will be undergoing several renovations near the beginning of spring break. The renovations represent phase three of a four-phase renovation plan for the high school. “The big focus for us in these renovations is to create the most flexible learning environment possib...

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...

Help for the holidays

Francis Salazar, Staff writer

December 4, 2017


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It’s that time of year again, when holiday music is playing too early and Texas flips between winter, fall and spring. The time when students aren’t sure if they can wear dresses to school or if it’s time to bring out the sweaters and sweatpants. The time of year where Allen High School donates...

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...