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Youth Organization to Host “Warming Hearts” Clothing Drive Next Month

Youth Organization to Host “Warming Hearts” Clothing Drive Next Month

Brayden Ratcliff, Senior Reporter

January 18, 2017


Filed under Community, Front Page, News

The Argyle Youth Advisory Council (AYAC) was founded last year to teach members about local politics. In addition, the student-run organization has a focus on community service, and will be hosting the second annual Warming Hearts clothing drive at the Town Hall on Feb. 4. "We started Warming Heart...

Origins of Christmas Traditions

Origins of Christmas Traditions

Faith Stapleton, Photography Editor

December 20, 2016


Filed under Community, Front Page, Student Life

As Christmas time rolls around, people practice various traditions in celebration of the birth of Christ, such as putting up a Christmas tree, the tradition of Santa Claes, gift giving, and providing cookies for 'Old Saint Nick'. Putting up the Christmas Tree   A widely practiced Christmas tradit...

5 Things to do this Holiday Season

Miranda Downe, Junior Writing Editor

December 15, 2016


Filed under Community, Front Page, Student Life

With Christmas break right around the corner, these festivities are perfect to spend time with friends and family and spread holiday cheer. A Lone Star Texas at Gaylord Texan Nov. 10- Jan. 1 1501 Gaylord Trail · Grapevine, Texas 76051 USA A fun filled location with many events to offer, a visit ...

Vandalism Incidents Spoil Thanksgiving Break

Vandalism Incidents Spoil Thanksgiving Break

Brayden Ratcliff, Senior Reporter

December 2, 2016


Filed under Community, Front Page, News

According to police reports, multiple accounts of vandalism involving cars being egged were reported to authorities the nights of Nov.  25 and 26. The situation prompted victims to share how they were affected and provided a chance for admin to give advice on how to handle similar incidents. "I wa...

‘iGeneration’ State Performance Embodies Emotion, Pride

‘iGeneration’ State Performance Embodies Emotion, Pride

Miranda Downe, Junior Writing Editor

November 9, 2016


Filed under Band, Community, Front Page

After tackling a seemingly insurmountable amount of adversity, the marching band returned home with sparkling silver medals in hand. The band’s show, entitled iGeneration, was born from a concept of droids taking over human life and includes vocals and narration to emphasize a world riddled with te...

Brazilian Coffee Comes to Argyle

Brazilian Coffee Comes to Argyle

Campbell Wilmot, Junior Reporter

November 1, 2016


Filed under Community, Front Page

https://youtu.be/SnlzpOotWok With the addition of new restaurants, cafes, and a pharmacy making their debut, the town of Argyle is experiencing a change in atmosphere. One of these new businesses, the Coffee Tree Cafe, brings Brazilian culture with some tasty treats. Born in Campinas, Brazil,...

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...

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