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The Science Behind Breast Cancer

Miranda Downe, Junior Writing Editor

November 1, 2016


Filed under Community, Front Page

Throughout the month of October, football players wear pink socks, high schools have pink pep rallies, and the community is encouraged to support cancer survivors with pink clothing. However, most people don’t truly know what breast cancer is. The magnitude to which breast cancer affects the world...

The Aftermath of Lady Eagle Basketball

The Aftermath of Lady Eagle Basketball

Jocelyn Pierce, Reporter

June 27, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Community, Eagle Sports, Front Page

As the Lady Eagles go out with a bang (a 35-1 record for the 2015-2016 season), their goal of earning a "back to back" state championship has been conclusively accomplished. "Basketball season was so fun this year," Sophomore forward Gabby Standifer said. "It was my first year here but we're all...

6th Annual ‘Shoot for the Stars’ Event Maintains Community Fellowship

6th Annual ‘Shoot for the Stars’ Event Maintains Community Fellowship

Micki Hirschhorn, Senior writing editor

June 1, 2016


Filed under Community, Front Page, News

The Shoot for the Stars annual event began at the high school on May 14th at 9am with a balloon release and court dedication in memory of Alex Betzhold, son of local teacher, Mary Betzhold. The new outdoor basketball courts, also known as Alex’s courts, are located next to the tennis courts and w...

Perfect Attendance Students Honored at 2016 Awards Ceremony

Perfect Attendance Students Honored at 2016 Awards Ceremony

Brayden Ratcliff and Naomi Brooks

May 25, 2016


Filed under Community, Front Page

Juggling personal activities, staying studious at home, and showing up to school daily is a routine that all students are accustomed to. For seniors, this task becomes more demanding, and motivation for many upperclassman often runs low. Every once in a while, however, some accomplish a rare feat:...

Two New Members Sworn in to School Board

Two New Members Sworn in to School Board

Brayden Ratcliff, Multimedia Editor

May 20, 2016


Filed under Community, Front Page, News

The school board swore in Brad Lowry and Jeff Williams at the board meeting on May 18. Serving for a three year term, the members return the board to having seven members. "I want to do what we think is right for this district," Lowry said. "That’s what will be applied with every decision and...

Athletic Physicals to Start May 7

Athletic Physicals to Start May 7

AHS Athletics

April 7, 2016


Filed under Announcements, Community, Eagle Sports

Dear Argyle Athletic Parent, The Argyle athletic programs require every athlete to complete an annual physical.  The Argyle I.S.D. athletic physicals will be conducted Saturday May 7, 2016 at Orthopedic Associates. The physicals will start at 9:00am for all upcoming 9th-10th (Current 8-9th) grade athletes...

Texting and Driving Campaign Steers Argyle in New Direction

Texting and Driving Campaign Steers Argyle in New Direction

Lizzie Dagg, Miranda Downe, and Ally Atkinson

February 10, 2016


Filed under Community, Front Page, News

During the week of Feb. 8-12, Student Leadership and Student Council  is campaigning to put a stop to texting and driving, in hopes of informing students of the new Hands Free law passed in Argyle.   “I’m hoping that even if one kid listens, then that’s a potential life-saver,” principal...

Mayor Harnesses Growth in Community

Mayor Harnesses Growth in Community

Brayden Ratcliff, Multimedia Editor

January 30, 2016


Filed under Community, Front Page

Argyle is growing. Maintaining a connected feel while managing the town's expansion is a goal Mayor Peggy Krueger is determined in reaching. Gaining the attention of many developers as a center of growth is the latest challenge for Argyle. Krueger regards the participation of the community an essential...

Dobbins Family Makes Turkey Trot an Annual Tradition

Dobbins Family Makes Turkey Trot an Annual Tradition

Erin Eubanks, Reporter

November 19, 2015


Filed under Community, Front Page, Student Life

The Turkey Trot is an annual tradition that’s been maintained for 47 years, making this year the 48th. The 8 mile run leads through downtown Dallas and ends at Dallas city hall. The event was created and run by volunteers, and this year is seeing over 2000 volunteers work. Senior Eighmy Dobbins and...

Annual Community Parade and Bonfire Held at High School

Annual Community Parade and Bonfire Held at High School

Brayden Ratcliff, Multimedia Editor

October 22, 2015


Filed under Community, Front Page, News

The community wide Homecoming parade and bonfire was held on October 21, 2015 at the high school in order to bring the town together for the game on Friday night. Many organizations, classes, and clubs participated by building floats to be a part of the event led by Student Council. "Homecoming...

UIL Dominates Regional Competition

UIL Dominates Regional Competition

Brayden Ratcliff, Reporter

May 1, 2015


Filed under Community, Front Page, News

The UIL team ranked first overall at regionals in Commerce, Texas.  The Accounting, Calculator Applications, Mathematics, Number Sense, and Science teams took first place in their events and earned a trip to the state meet. Again and again, the UIL academics teams continue to dominate at competitions,...

Dual Credit Courses To Be Offered Through TWU Next Year

Dual Credit Courses To Be Offered Through TWU Next Year

Brayden Ratcliff, Reporter

April 13, 2015


Filed under Community, Front Page, News

Dual credit high school courses will now be accredited by Texas Woman's University, as opposed to North Texas Central College. This was announced at the meeting last Tuesday. "I think it will be good that students will be getting credit from a four-year university," dual credit english teacher...

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