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Spread the Cheer by Helping Our Community

Spread the Cheer by Helping Our Community

December 8, 2013


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It “‘tis the season to be jolly”. The holidays are about celebrating with loved ones and spreading the happiness and cheer. Now that the weather has turned wintery, it seems that the holidays and their comforting essences have finally arrived. Sometimes we, as very fortunate people, lose sigh...

Basketball Dedicates Games, Helps Fight Child Abuse

December 2, 2013


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This Tuesday, Dec. 3, the Eagles and Lady Eagles are working with the Children's Advocacy Center for Denton County (CACDC) and offering free entrance to the games for every fan who donates at least one item to the center. CACDC works to provide justice and healing to abused children through team collaboration...

Sneaky Snake Slides Through the Halls on All Hallows Eve

Sneaky Snake Slides Through the Halls on All Hallows Eve

November 19, 2013


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The farm fears have come true. Terrifying things have been slithering through the hallways, especially through the Band Hall and Percussion hall. Most people would have had a panic attack when spotting a sneaking snake, but luckily for Argyle, Mrs. Barbra Hayden, the 8th grade science teacher, was the...

Student-Athletes Sign to TCU, ASU, and Texas Tech

Student-Athletes Sign to TCU, ASU, and Texas Tech

November 13, 2013


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Argyle athletes Brooke Robertson, Parker Mushinski, and Drew Gooch signed their contracts to play college-level sports this afternoon. Robertson, a 3-year varsity volleyball player, signed with Angelo State University. Gooch, a 4-year varsity baseball pitcher, signed with Texas Christian University....

Eagles Against Eagles at Byron Nelson

November 12, 2013


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Tonight the volleyball girls will be traveling to Byron Nelson High School to play the Decatur Lady Eagles in the UIL State Regional Quarterfinal playoff round. An exciting, ultra-competitive game seems promising, with Argyle rated #1 and Decatur #3 in the TGCA polls. If the girls take home another victory,...

AHS Honors Veteran’s Monday Nov. 11

AHS Honors Veteran’s Monday Nov. 11

November 8, 2013


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On Monday Nov. 11 high school students and staff will take part in a day set aside to honor our American military. Part of the day will be set aside for reflection, while another part will be taken to learn about the history behind the holiday.

5K Color Run to Support UNICEF

November 7, 2013


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The UNICEF club will be represented among a number of causes supporting a 5K Color Run on Saturday, November 16th. The run will be hosted in Dallas, and transportation will be provided from the school to the event at 7:00 A.M. and then back to the school at 1:30 P.M. The proceeds will go towards the...

UNT Students Offer Tutoring

November 5, 2013


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Beginning November 11, tutoring sessions will be held in the conference room on Monday afternoons from 3:45 to 5:00. These sessions will be available to all students and will be hosted by graduate students from the University of North Texas. If enough students respond, the sessions could be moved to...

District, Campus Sites Available in Four Languages

November 5, 2013


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The school district site as well as the four campus sites are all available in Spanish, Vietnamese, and simplified Chinese as of November 4th. Languages may be selected in the pull down at the top left at each site.

Math, Science UIL Places First Overall Saturday

Math, Science UIL Places First Overall Saturday

October 30, 2013


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Mr. McCurdy's UIL students, despite competing against top 4A and 5A schools, placed first overall in Math, Science, and Calculator and third in Number Sense. The full results of the Meet of Champions held on Oct. 25 can be found at this link: Highland Park Meet of Champions 2013 ...

Teacher Feature: Mrs. Good

Teacher Feature: Mrs. Good

October 13, 2013


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Mrs. Good, the biology and chemistry teacher, sat down with us for an interview last week. We dug a little further into her personal life with a set of questions. As a result, her interesting answers got her the spot as the featured teacher for this week! Q: What is your favorite band? A: Theory...

UNICEF: Making Mums and Garters

October 9, 2013


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Looking for a cheap, well-made mum or garter? The UNICEF club is making mums and garters again this year. The prices are much lower than going to a professional, but the products are of comparable quality. If you are interested, stop by Mrs. Arrington's room, room 204, for an order form.

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