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Flower Mound Pumpkin Patch Prepares for Fall

Flower Mound Pumpkin Patch Prepares for Fall

Zach Tait, Junior Reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under Community, Front Page

The most memorable time of fall is the inviting atmosphere that allows us to do what we love with the ones we love. The Flower Mound Pumpkin Patch does just that and more by making pumpkin picking an experience to cherish. Open 31 days each year, the pumpkin patch offers lots of attractions that a...

Racing for Greater Good

Racing for Greater Good

Ella Sheridan, Junior Reporter

October 30, 2018


Filed under Community, Front Page

On October 13, 2018, the sixth annual Argyle Run For Our Sons took place at Hilltop Elementary School. This event helps the fight to end Muscular Dystrophy. Muscular dystrophy, also known as Duchenne’s, is a genetic disorder that affects one in every 3,500 live male births, across all races. Du...

Fowler Finds Passion as Science Teacher

Fowler Finds Passion as Science Teacher

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under Community, Front Page

She was a cheerleader for 12 years, a ballet dancer for 18 years, and now is in her nineteenth year teaching. She has an identical twin sister and even taught famous rapper Post Malone when he was in high school. Her name is Izzy Fowler, and she is the new on-level chemistry and physics teacher. Fow...

Speaking up, Making a Difference

Speaking up, Making a Difference

Jaclyn Harris and Sarah Crowder

October 4, 2018


Filed under Community, Front Page

One. It’s a minuscule number, a tiny fraction of the possibilities the universe holds. One minute, one page, even one day can seem insignificant in the long run. But when put into the context of a life, “one” suddenly holds a far greater importance. Due to various hardships throughout his ...

Student Safety in Portables Prompts Concern

Student Safety in Portables Prompts Concern

Sarah Crowder, Reporter

September 10, 2018


Filed under Community, Front Page, News

Due to an overflow of students, Hilltop has placed six of their third-grade classes in portables outside of the building, leading to concern from parents about security. “Our campus has reached 896 students, all under the age of nine.  All student classrooms are full and we have moved most of o...

Construction Behind Schedule

Construction Behind Schedule

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

July 31, 2018


Filed under Community, Front Page, News

The past few years, Argyle ISD has experienced a huge growth in student enrollment, forcing the district to expand its campuses. One of the design plans to help accommodate the increasing population was a new wing added to the high school. What was originally created as a way to welcome growth has now...

Awards Ceremony Celebrates Accomplishments

Awards Ceremony Celebrates Accomplishments

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

May 22, 2018


Filed under Awards, Community, Front Page

On Tuesday, August 15, Argyle High School hosted its annual awards ceremony to recognize the students who excelled in the classroom and represented the school well throughout the 2017-2018 school year. Students were honored for being a part of a UIL team, earning a class award, and graduating in the to...

Argyle Community Parks Gears Up for Grand Opening

Argyle Community Parks Gears Up for Grand Opening

Jaclyn Harris, Editorial Manager

May 5, 2018


Filed under Community, Front Page, Uncategorized

The town's never-ending expansion of its boundaries has once again led to a new method of community enhancement. On May 5th, the town is holding the grand opening of Argyle Community Park in the first annual event known as Derby Day. Argyle Community Park was built through a $500,000 grant received through...

SOAR Lets Students Shine

SOAR Lets Students Shine

Katie Ray, Reporter

April 30, 2018


Filed under Community, Front Page, News

The SOAR talent show made its debut, directed by STEP teacher Daina Hunt, showcasing what the special needs students had to share with the rest of the community. “Soar is an inclusive talent show and showcase that we are putting on to show the community of Argyle just how special the kids with spec...

Remembering Our Heroes

Trinity Flaten, Reporter

April 24, 2018


Filed under Community, Front Page, News

On March 29, a community memorial service was held for Mark Weber and six other military members who were killed in a helicopter crash.  Mark and his family are from Bartonville, and his passing brings the community together. His passing affects many, including the Weber's family friend, EJ Abood. "I...

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...

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