The Eagle Angle

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


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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...

Eagles Own the Podium at District

Eagles Own the Podium at District

Parker Primrose, Assistant sports editor

April 19, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Both the boys and girls track teams emerged as champions from the District 6-6A tournament at Tom Kimbrough Stadium in Murphy on April 12 and 13. The victory represented the boys second consecutive district title and the girls first title since 2014. “We went out and we put on a show,” sophomore ...

Icing on Top

Icing on Top

Parker Primrose, Assistant sports editor

April 17, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

The Allen Eagle Ice Hockey Club finished up a historic season with a 9-4 loss to North Broward Prep (FL) at the USA Hockey national championship in Cleveland, Ohio on April 1. The loss put the Eagles at 1-2 in the pure division of the tournament and ended their bid for a national championship after ...

AHS After Prom canceled

Julia Zaksek, Jr. managing editor

April 11, 2017


Filed under News

After Prom, the parent sponsored lock-in party and game night, will not be held this year. “Attendance the last few years at After Prom has been declining, [and if] you lose interest by students, [you] lose the of interest by parents,” financial math teacher and Student Council adviser Jason Thompson sa...

Math teacher wins Teacher of the Year

Math teacher wins Teacher of the Year

Felix Kalvesmaki, Commentary editor

April 6, 2017


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Geometry teacher Catherine Gregory accepted the Teacher of the Year award for 2017 on April 6. Gregory was selected from a pool of 34 nominees from departments across the entire high school faculty. Gregory says she was honored to receive the prize. “I’m so humbled,” she said. “I’m at a loss for words....

The Art of Fashion: Fashion club/ATAC Fashion show

Pauline Esguerra, Staff writer

April 4, 2017


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The Allen High School Fashion club and Allen Teen Arts Council (ATAC) are joining forces to host their inaugural “The Art of Fashion” fashion show. The fashion show will take place at Blue House Too in Watters Creek on Saturday, April 15 from 6-8 p.m. The event is open to all Allen residents....

A Day In The Life of a Librarian

Natalie McMahon, Staff writer

March 31, 2017


Filed under News, Uncategorized

Librarians are beloved for the way they spread wonder along with curiosity through education and knowledge in the lives of adolescents. It’s a widely respected profession that caters toward any interest; each day is spent serving the community. “There isn’t really a typical day at the library,” Claudi...

24 students place at advance to regionals

Divya Jagadeesh, news

March 30, 2017


Filed under News, Uncategorized

On March 24 and 25, the UIL Academics Spring Meet took place at Allen High School with the school winning second place overall. The Friday and Saturday competitions included academic competitions in math, science and writing. “[The competitions] are subject-based, so if a student has a strength in a ...

ABBA Applications Open

Bryn Chambers, Sr. managing editor

March 30, 2017


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Applications for a position on the Allen Band Booster Association Board are open for the 2017-2018 school year. They are due by Friday, March 31. The Allen Band Booster Association, or ABBA, fundraises and organizes functions for the band throughout the year. The board votes on decisions regarding...