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Project Graduation Throws Freethrow Frenzy

January 16, 2014


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This Friday Jan. 17, Project Graduation 2015 will hold a special Freethrow Frenzy Contest during halftime of the Varsity girls' basketball game. Two names will be drawn from the ticket sales for that game and be selected for a chance to win a 15$ Sonic gift card by shooting free throws. Also, a selection...

Be the Change Week Honors Betzhold

Be the Change Week Honors Betzhold

January 14, 2014


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To pay remembrance to the life of Alex Betzhold, this week the students, staff, and parents choose to honor his memory with 'Be the Change'. On 'High Five Monday', as the students weave through the halls between classes, they give each other resounding high fives. On 'Give a Hug Tuesday', the...

Beyoncé Surprises With New Visual Album

Beyoncé Surprises With New Visual Album

December 16, 2013


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Just when everyone had decided Beyoncé Knowles was too busy taking care of Blue Ivy to make new music, she dropped a self entitled surprise album. Queen B has really out done herself this time because not only does the album consist of 14 new songs, but each one also has a music video to go along with...

The Guide to Overcome the Stress of Final Exams

December 16, 2013


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We've all experienced it: the stress that inevitably comes with taking final exams. Whether they have been studying for days, or decide to cram the night before the test, most students are nervous for there final tests of the semester. However, there are a few tactics to overcome the stress of studying...

Eagles Confirmed to Play Graham Steers on Saturday, Dec. 14 at Northwest Stadium

Eagles Confirmed to Play Graham Steers on Saturday, Dec. 14 at Northwest Stadium

December 10, 2013


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Despite scheduling complications brought on by a severe ice storm, the Eagles had no trouble putting the hurt on the Gladewater Bears, making them the UIL State Football Quarterfinal champions. Nick Ralston and Ian Sadler dominated for much of the game, both scoring two touchdowns. Connor Wilson and...

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...

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