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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...

Halloween Tradition Coincides with Red-Ribbon Week

Halloween Tradition Coincides with Red-Ribbon Week

Evan Welsh, Senior Writing Editor

October 31, 2014


Filed under Community, Front Page

A day when monsters are free to roam the streets. A night when kids of all ages gorge themselves on candy. A once-a-year event that promises fun for everyone. Most students celebrate Halloween and love the idea of dressing up and receiving free candy from strangers. It is a day when normal boundaries...

New Homecoming Style Brings Fun Night for All

New Homecoming Style Brings Fun Night for All

Avery Austin, Jocelyn Pierce, and Erin Eubanks

October 21, 2014


Filed under Community, Front Page, Reviews

A new style of homecoming dance was held in the cafeteria following the football game against Wilmer Hutchins on Oct. 17. Students walked over to the school after the game ended in their casual attire looking forward to a great time. Hard work and a lot of planning was put into the homecoming dance....

Eagles Celebrate Homecoming Week with Daily Themes

Eagles Celebrate Homecoming Week with Daily Themes

Evan Welsh, Senior Writing Editor

October 14, 2014


Filed under Community, Front Page

Evan Welsh -  Senior Writing Editor Tuesday, Oct. 14, marked the first day of homecoming week. The week, which is used to provide school spirit, consists of themed dress up days to get the student body involved. The week started off with Texas Tuesday. The days theme brought students decked from...

Young Life Brings Excitement To Students’ Monday Night

Young Life Brings Excitement To Students’ Monday Night

Matt Davenport, Sports Editor

October 8, 2014


Filed under Community, Front Page, News

Young Life meetings held every week on Monday at 7:47 PM have students attending from all grades of Argyle. At these meetings, students play games, hang out with friends, and learn about God. Young Life provides insight to the student's relationships with Christ. The meetings consist of activities,...

10 Tips for Applying to College

10 Tips for Applying to College

Evan Welsh

September 16, 2014


Filed under Community, Reviews

With college application deadlines getting closer and closer, this time of year can become very stressful. Here are 10 tips to help ease the process. 1) Stay Organized- Keep all aspects of the application process together. Keep track of colleges applied to and test scores sent. 2) Keep Track of...

Basketball Team Volunteers During Summer to Help Those in Need

Basketball Team Volunteers During Summer to Help Those in Need

August 28, 2014


Filed under Community, News

Members of the girls basketball team, both middle and high school, leant a helping hand to Elementary school North Riverside Elementary, by volunteering their services on June 18. The girls played games, served lunch, and read books, to children of all ages at the Christian Community Storehouse through...

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