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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...

Students Reflect on Favorite April Fools Day Pranks

Students Reflect on Favorite April Fools Day Pranks

Avery Austin, Reporter

April 3, 2015


Filed under Community, Front Page

Celebrated every year, April Fools always brings out the sneaky side in people.  On this day, make sure to be careful and not trust anyone. April Fools is not a national holiday, but it is celebrated all across the country. Surprisingly, parents enjoy tricking their kids on April Fools. "One year,...

Students, Teacher Witness Collapse of Framework for New Indoor Athletic Complex

Students, Teacher Witness Collapse of Framework for New Indoor Athletic Complex

Annabel Thorpe, Managing Editor

April 2, 2015


Filed under Community, Front Page, News

The recently constructed frame for the AHS indoor athletic complex (IAC) collapsed April 2, at 7:38 a.m. Three construction workers were injured, and one man was killed. No students or faculty members were harmed. "I was walking in the building, and I heard something so horribly loud, and I looked...

Search for High School Principal Continues

Search for High School Principal Continues

Brayden Ratcliff, Reporter

January 15, 2015


Filed under Community, Front Page, News

Since the departure of Principal Jeff Butts, Superintendent Telena Wright and the school board have taken multiple measures to find the best candidate to replace the position. The administration has certain qualities that they are looking for in the new principal. "We're looking for a good instructional...

Cheerleaders Aid Organizations in Helping Those In Need

Micki Hirschhorn, Reporter

December 16, 2014


Filed under Community

The most wonderful time of the year. A time to give, a time to share. This is a common belief among most cheerleaders. The cheer program is one of the many whom participate in the ‘Adopt-a-Family’ charity. ‘Adopt-a-family’ consist of the families within the district who need help during the...

The Decade Long Legacy Comes to an End

The Decade Long Legacy Comes to an End

December 9, 2014


Filed under Community, Uncategorized

He walked off stage with tears in his eyes, leaving behind his ten-year legacy. “It is going to be tough to leave here,” he said. “That’s because of the students. The community. It is the commitment to excellence here. The students are so driven to be successful in whatever it is they wan...

Families Celebrate Thanksgiving With Various Traditions

Families Celebrate Thanksgiving With Various Traditions

Avery Austin and Jocelyn Pierce

November 27, 2014


Filed under Community, Front Page

With the smell of pumpkin spice roaming the halls and turkey filling the air, it is evident that many homes are sharing the Thanksgiving spirit. Celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November, Thanksgiving has officially arrived. The first Thanksgiving celebration was in Autumn of 1621. The pil...

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