The Eagle Angle

Photo Slideshow: Theater program performs annual senior directs

Sara Schleede, Editor-in-chief

November 15, 2016


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“[The play is] pretty intense. It deals with abuse and sexual assault and stuff. It was kind of a big risk to do it and pull it off with high school actors but I’m really impressed with the way that they handled it.” - senior director Hannah Holtz “Finding one acts is really really diff...

Along for the Ride

Audrey Vieira, Staff writer

November 10, 2016


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A new club has been founded for aspiring cyclists at Allen High School. The Cycling Club, founded by junior Neel Aligave, aims to unite students with a shared interest in cycling. The idea of starting a club came to Aligave over the summer. He wanted the club to be something he could put on his col...

Serving Those Who Have Served

Bryn Chambers, Sr. managing editor

November 10, 2016


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As Veterans Day approaches on Nov. 11, students are encouraged to send letters as part of the “A Million Thanks” organization to current members of the military and veterans. “A Million Thanks” is an organization founded in 2004 that has sent over seven million letters to active, reserve an...

MCJROTC Celebrates Marine Corps Anniversary

Josh Magpantay, Multimedia editor

November 9, 2016


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Allen High School's Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps will be holding their annual U.S. Marine Corps Birthday Ball tonight, Nov. 9, in the Performing Arts Center. The event begins at 5 p.m., and MCJROTC cadets are invited to come and bring their friends and family. Tickets can be pur...

Allen Names Lone Finalist for Superintendent Position

Allen Names Lone Finalist for Superintendent Position

Parker Primrose, Assistant sports editor

November 8, 2016


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Scott Niven was named the lone finalist for the Allen ISD superintendent position by the district’s board of trustees on Monday. The hire won’t be official until the trustees vote on Nov. 28. If Niven is approved by the trustees, he will begin as Allen’s superintendent on Jan. 2. Niven is currentl...

Bot Bot Bot Bop To The Top

Natalie McMahon, Staff writer

November 8, 2016


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Robots are the new frontier, and you can bet your bottom dollar that the tech invasion is real. On Oct. 22, the Allen High School Eagle Robotic UIL team took second place at the Collin County Boosting Engineering and Science Technology (BEST) competition, where they were also awarded “The Most Robust ...

Senior Directed Plays are Coming Together

Senior Directed Plays are Coming Together

Nas Baclay, Staff writer

November 4, 2016


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Allen High School will host their annual senior directed plays. Auditions for this play ended mid-October and performances will be Nov. 10-12. There will be 10 plays directed by 13 seniors. Performances for the plays will occur the week of Nov. 10 in the Black Box Theatre. Times for each of the play...

LGBT History Timeline

Sara Schleede, Editor-in-chief

November 4, 2016


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ASL II students participate in Deaf for a day

Corinne Chandler, Staff writer

November 4, 2016


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If some of your classmates were walking around with earplugs or your best friend wasn’t talking to you on Oct. 26, don’t worry; they were just deaf for a day. Students in American Sign Language II, or ASL, participated in an activity designed to give them an idea of what it would be like to b...

An IB Halloween

Julia Zaksek, Jr. Managing Editor

November 2, 2016


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The Community of International Baccalaureate Scholars, a club for students who participate in the International Baccalaureate program, held their annual Halloween party Oct. 25 after school. Students and teachers were encouraged to dress up, sample Halloween themed treats and visit  spooky statio...

Wrestling team hosts ham sale fundraiser

Megan Shankle, Editor-in-chief

October 28, 2016


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The wrestling team will be selling hams starting on Friday to fundraise for team expenses. The hams will weigh eight to 10 pounds and can be purchased smoked or honey sugared. All hams cost $45 and will be smoked by the wrestling team at the Lowery Freshman Center Nov. 17 and 18. Members of the ...

Board Presents Proposed School Zoning Changes

Board Presents Proposed School Zoning Changes

Divya Jagadeesh, News/feature editor

October 25, 2016


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On Monday, the Allen ISD School Board named the new principal for Elementary School #18, reviewed policies for changing school zones and viewed the proposed changes for the school zones. Robin Bullock, assistant superintendent of school leadership and support services, revisited the schedule for ...