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Blogging brings different style to social networking

Blogging brings different style to social networking

Jacqueline Rodriguez, News Editor

November 27, 2012

Interests, likes, views, and ideas are just some of the things that are being expressed on the Internet. As people turn to the many social networking sites available on the world wide web like facebook, twitter, instagram, reddit or other forms, some students are looking for an alternative. That alternative...

Diamond fans upset about involvement with band opinion

Caitlin Starks, Managing Editor

November 20, 2012

After the first issue of the Eagle’s Eye paper students protested a certain quote in the Entertainment section. Students were upset with the quote in which junior Eric Guerrero stated his opinion on the Diamond Dazzlers being in the band for the half time show. Guerrero declined to comment for...

Growing program prepares for competition

Growing program prepares for competition

Francisco De La Rosa, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2012

Many countless hours of practice and making sure every member is ready, The Akins classical guitar ensemble is preparing for the University Interscholastic League. In the past years the guitar ensemble has been honored with awards from UIL with members as in graduated Javier Saucedo, junior Jeremy Daus,...

Marching band achieves top regional rank

Marching band achieves top regional rank

Andrea Barrera, Staff Reporters

November 13, 2012

After all the practicing since day one, the band can finally find out how much of it has actually paid off. Every two years band enters their biggest competition, the University Interscholastic League Regional and State competition. Not only is it the biggest competition with marching bands all over...

Debate team acquire fresh acting skills

Debate team acquire fresh acting skills

Cristina Gonzalez, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2012

Speaking in southern dialect or using British accents, strutting back and forth; this is the new way to debate. Under the new direction of coach Jesus Valles, the team is incorporating a lot more theater in their debating. The students act out their arguments, allowing them to compete locally and...

Journey Theatre presents award winning musical

Journey Theatre presents award winning musical

Liz Hernandez, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2012

Last year it was Sweeny Todd, the year before that was Hairspray. This year it is Westside Story. Akins Journey Theatre will be presenting their annual musical in the theatre this year. “It is a classic and one of the top-10 plays on Broadway,” Director Maureen Siegel said.  “Westside story...

Advanced guitar class draws in crowd with a famous musician

Advanced guitar class draws in crowd with a famous musician

Maria Moreno, In-Depth Editor

October 15, 2012

Kelly Clarkson, Kathy Griffin, and now, the Akins Advanced Guitar Class. What do they all have in common? All have performed in the Long Center, a concert hall that’s hosted numerous artists, theatrical performances, and comedian acts. On the evening of Sept.13 at the Long Center, Akins High School...

Half-time show introduces new twist

Half-time show introduces new twist

Caitlin Starks, Managing Editor

October 12, 2012

The Diamond Dazzlers astonished fans with the announcement that they would be a part of the marching band this year. With the new concepts of marching and moving to “sets” on a football field, the Diamonds have had to work harder than they ever have before. “The Diamonds are doing great,...

Band takes on new goals and direction

Band takes on new goals and direction

Caitlin Starks, Managing Editor

October 12, 2012

Over the summer the two new assistant band directors, Tate Fincher and Christopher Bronson had to step up and teach under head director Gary Faust. The new directors already have brand new goals in mind for the band program and ideas on how to make them happen. “The goal is for students to achieve...

Akins Journey theatre presents a new play

September 12, 2012

Akins Journey Theatre presents "PROOF" by David Auburn with Alex Pineda as Catherine Justin Rosales as Hal Maritza Ramirez as Claire and Sean Moran as Robert Two Shows Only Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 5 pm Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 7 pm Wednesday is 2for 1 tickets for students -- 2 tickets...

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