The Eagle Angle

Filling White Space

Audrey Vieira, Commentary Editor

May 31, 2018


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A gallery of tape art created by students in Karen Adams’ animation II and practicum in animation classes has converted the blank space covering campus construction into a canvas for creativity. “At the beginning, we had almost no tape,” junior Hayden Hurst said. “We had two colors, black and ...

Allen students speak out for gun reform

Allen students speak out for gun reform

Parker Primrose, Sports editor

May 3, 2018


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Allen High School students organized a rally calling for gun reform on April 20 at the Allen High School track stadium as a response to the shooting at Parkland High School on Feb. 14 and other mass shootings across the country. The event was attended by more than 50 students. “What drove us to lead this event was we a...

Students, teachers reflect on first year of arena scheduling

Divya Jagadeesh, Editor-in-chief

April 24, 2018


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As course selection for the 2018-2019 school year draws to a close, Allen High School’s administration has a better indication of how the new arena scheduling process works, and what needs to be adjusted. Associate Principal Jackie Schornick said the small amount of help tickets put in by students...

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...