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Tisdale shines in rout of Hebron

Tisdale shines in rout of Hebron

Parker Primrose, Sports editor

4 days ago


Filed under Featured Sports, News, Showcase, Sports

In Allen’s most complete game of the season, the Allen Eagles emerged victorious against the Hebron Hawks in the first round of the playoffs by a score of 48-15. The win advances the Eagles to the second round of the playoffs. The offense was led by a Herculean-effort from junior quarterback Grant Ti...

Allen introduces new privilege periods

Natalie McMahon, Online editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under News

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


Filed under News, Sports

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


Filed under News

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


Filed under News

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


Filed under News

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


Filed under News

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


Filed under News

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


Filed under News, Opinions, Uncategorized

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...

UNICEF club hosts fundraiser for Syria

UNICEF club hosts fundraiser for Syria

Felix Kalvesmaki, Commentary editor

April 27, 2017


Filed under News

The UNICEF club is hosting a bake sale outside the cafeteria until April 28 to benefit refugees and others in need in Syria. UNICEF, or the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, is an international program that provides relief for children across the world. Club officer and sophom...

Red Cross Eagles Blood Drive

Francis Salazar, Staff writer

April 27, 2017


Filed under News

On April 17 Red Cross Eagles hosted their third blood drive of the school year.     The Red Cross Eagles plan on doing more blood drives in the upcoming school years. The blood collected from the drive was sent to Red Cross’s main office in Dallas to be distributed. The drive was from 8 a.m. t...

Animation places at State UIL

Animation places at State UIL

Felix Kalvesmaki, Commentary editor

April 19, 2017


Filed under News

Two films created by animation students, “Flightless” and “Cowboys and Candles,” placed at a State UIL competition on March 1. “Flightless” took direction from senior Sarah Fonville, while “Cowboys and Candles” was directed by junior Ben Phillips. Upon hearing her students’ achievement, an...