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Chamber of Commerce Closes

Chamber of Commerce Closes

Sarah Crowder, Reporter

April 19, 2018


Filed under Community, Front Page, Opinions

A chamber of commerce is an organization that aims to further the interests of local businesses in a community. The Argyle Chamber of Commerce is shutting down due to lack of new members and little need. The Argyle Chamber of Commerce is unnecessary at this point in time and should be closed. ...

Tipline System to Prevent School Crimes

Tipline System to Prevent School Crimes

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under Community, Front Page, Opinions

In 2016, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) conducted a survey that found nearly 90% of public schools have a written plan for responding to school shootings. Since the survey, there has been a rising trend in the amount of school violence, and many high schools are implementing new sa...

Shoot For the Stars Unites Community

Shoot For the Stars Unites Community

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

April 5, 2018


Filed under Community, Front Page, News

To celebrate the memory of Alex Betzhold, raise awareness about common heart conditions and bring the community together, the Shoot For the Stars event will be held this Saturday for its sixth consecutive year. While there are many activities scheduled, the most important part of the Shoot for the Stars...

Teachers Talents Show After School

Teachers Talents Show After School

Trinity Flaten, Reporter

February 23, 2018


Filed under Community, Front Page, Student Life

Students frequently think that all their teachers do is work, but many teachers have interesting hobbies or little-known talents that they enjoy when they’re not at school. Some teachers have side businesses in addition to their main career. “I have two small businesses outside of school,” p...

A Night for Kings and Queens

A Night for Kings and Queens

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

February 6, 2018


Filed under Community, Front Page, News

Loud music, flashing lights, and dancing are just a few things found at a typical high school prom. But at Night to Shine, the annual prom sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation, their version of prom is like no other. “The purpose of the Night to Shine project is to show individuals with special need...

Uncertain Future for Denton Mini Mall

Uncertain Future for Denton Mini Mall

Sarah Crowder, Reporter

January 19, 2018


Filed under Community, Front Page, News

Singed bricks and broken glass are all that is left after a fire burned the majority of the Downtown Mini Mall I down and damaged multiple other businesses early in the morning on Dec. 26. “When we first arrived on scene I was thinking ‘We’re about to lose the whole east side of the square,...

Student Council Hungry to Fundraise with Movie Night

Student Council Hungry to Fundraise with Movie Night

Faith Stapleton, Feature Editor

November 29, 2017


Filed under Community, Front Page, Student Life

For Student Council's November fundraiser, the officers decided to take the idea of a canned food drive to the next level. Student Council will host a movie night at Argyle High School on Nov. 30th at 6:00 p.m., charging two canned goods per person as the price of admission. “It’s a good community event,"  Jake Po...

Expansion of Argyle

Expansion of Argyle

Jaclyn Harris, Reporter

June 14, 2017


Filed under Community, Front Page

Blood Drive Saves Lives

Blood Drive Saves Lives

Miranda Downe, Junior Writing Editor

February 24, 2017


Filed under Community, Front Page, News

To increase student involvement in the community and provide the opportunity to save countless lives, Student Council hosted a blood drive in the auxiliary gym through Carter Blood Care Wednesday. "Student Council sponsors two blood drives a year, and the purpose of the blood drive is just to get ...

Argyle to Host ‘Night to Shine’

Argyle to Host ‘Night to Shine’

Miranda Downe, Junior Writing Editor

February 7, 2017


Filed under Community, Front Page, News

In order to offer special needs students ages 14 to 25 in the North Texas area with a prom-like experience, 'The Well' church will be putting on 'A Night to Shine', sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation, Feb. 10. "[Students] are going to gain a really fun night, an inclusive night, a night where ...

‘Spear Phishing’ Scam Takes a Stab at Employees’ Information

‘Spear Phishing’ Scam Takes a Stab at Employees’ Information

Annabel Thorpe, Hannah Wood, and Jaclyn Harris

January 24, 2017


Filed under Community, Front Page, News

A spear phishing email was sent to an anonymous Argyle ISD faculty member on Jan. 18, requesting all current and past district employee W-2 forms. The email appeared to be sent from Superintendent Dr. Telena Wright, and the unnamed employee fulfilled the request, comprising 473 W-2 forms to an unknown sca...

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