The Eagle Angle

Briefly speaking – week of 3/13

Megan Shankle, Editor-in-chief

March 17, 2017

  Global Syria fired anti-aircraft missiles Friday at Israeli jets that were returning to base after bombing areas of central Syria. An Israeli military spokesman said the jets had already returned to Israeli airsp...

Allen ISD Art Show

Pauline Esguerra, Staff writer

February 28, 2017

The annual Allen Independent School District Art Show was hosted Feb. 17 in the Performing Arts Center gallery. With more than 350 student participants, the 2017 Art show had the most contestants out of any previous AISD art s...

Briefly speaking — Week of 2/20

Sara Schleede, Editor-in-chief

February 24, 2017

Global Bao Bao, the American-born panda who has spent her life in the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., was moved to her new home in Southwest China on Thursday. This was done in compliance with an agreement with China that all ...

Spread the love

Sara Schleede, Editor-in-chief

February 24, 2017

Sitting on the top shelf of Lisa Smentek’s closet, there is a stack of shirts. Shirts collected from years of fundraising events at the job she has held for the last 13 years. Each shirt represents the story of someone who ...

Orchestra Director Wins Award

Maya Morriswala, Staff writer

February 24, 2017

Orchestra director David DeVoto received the UIL Sponsor Excellence Award in mid-January for his success in leading the orchestra and his philosophy on how competition can help students succeed.   The award is for sponsors of UIL events in ...

New Coaches Find a Home in Allen

Tate Peterson, Staff writer

February 3, 2017

The athletics program has already had one major change this past year with football head coach Terry Gambill taking over for Tom Westerberg. Joining the list of newcomers is Kim Fullerton, who is the new head coach of the Allen...

Eagle Swim and Dive Teams Advance to Regionals

Parker Primrose, Assistant sports editor

February 1, 2017

The Allen swim and dive teams capped off a successful District 7-6A tournament with district championships for both the boys’ and girls’ swim teams as well as two regional qualifiers from the dive team. The tournament took...

The new man in town

The new man in town

February 1, 2017

Fight Song Lyrics Contest

Christian Hinton, Staff writer

January 31, 2017

At an Allen High School football game, one can always look forward to the halftime fight song. The band spells “Eagles” on the field as the entire audience rises to clap along, but nobody sings along- not because people don'...

Students peacefully protest, sit for Pledge

Christine Odwesso, Staff writer

January 27, 2017

Something was different on Nov. 9, the day after the presidential election in junior Alfonso Gonzalez and Nicole Nyamongo’s French class — no one stood for the Pledge of Allegiance. “I think people were sitting because of th...