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The Allen High School marching band will be in Pasadena, California, next week for the Tournament of Roses Parade. Getting the 700-plus members of the Eagle Escadrille across the country won’t be easy. 


Steve Payne, principal of Allen High School, has retired. District officials made the announcement on Tuesday, but didn’t give many details.

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The Allen Eagles are finally back in their state-of-the-art stadium. The $60 million facility closed its doors in February 2014 after large cracks were found in the concrete. But tonight the football state champions are kicking off their first home game since repairs were finished last spring.

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Allen High School’s $60 million stadium closed last year due to cracking concrete. The school district announced today the stadium will reopen this week in time for graduation Friday.

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The Allen High School football team won’t be playing at the $60 million Eagle Stadium this fall due to structural problems that will take time to repair, district officials announced.

Allen ISD

The $60 million football stadium that opened two years ago to nationwide attention was closed indefinitely in February due to major cracks in the concrete.

Allen school district officials say the high school graduation ceremony scheduled for early June is moving to the American Airlines Center in Dallas.

Allen ISD

The Allen school district is closing its $60 million football stadium after extensive cracks were found in the building's concrete.

School officials said Thursday that Eagle Stadium in Collin County would stay closed until at least June and possibly into the upcoming school year.

Eagle Stadium opened two years ago amid heavy fanfare and national attention for its price tag and splashy facilities. It seats 18,000 and features a 38-foot wide high-definition video screen.

  The Allen Independent School District is getting a new superintendent. The school board this week selected Lance Hindt, who runs the state's only municipal school district in Stafford, located south of Houston.