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Community Meeting to be held Thursday at AHS to Discuss Bond

April 2, 2014


Filed under Announcements, Community, News

This Thursday April 3, at 6:30 p.m., the high school will be holding a community meeting open to all Argyle citizens in the lecture hall. This meeting will be covering the information regarding the bond proposal that includes plans for buildings, renovations, additions, and technology upgrades for...

Students Make State Semi-Finals in UIL Film, Documentary Contest

Students Make State Semi-Finals in UIL Film, Documentary Contest

March 27, 2014


Filed under Community, Front Page, Student Life

This year marks the first year that UIL has included film as one of its competitions. Students had the opportunity to enter short films under the categories of narrative, documentary, or animated short films. Four Argyle students created, filmed and submitted short films to the contest, including seniors...

Malaysian Airlines Flight 370

Malaysian Airlines Flight 370

March 27, 2014


Filed under Community, Editorials, News

With Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 still missing, many students have anxiously followed the up-to-date reports on the search efforts.  When the plane disappeared on March 8 between 8:11 a.m. and 9:15 a.m., the world was bewildered, wondering where the plane could have disappeared to. “At first I ...

Nominate Your Outstanding Teacher for the Golden Eagle Teacher Excellence Award

March 26, 2014


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Do you know an outstanding teacher in Argyle ISD? Nominate that teacher for a Golden Eagle Teacher Excellence Award! Sponsored by The Argyle ISD Education Foundation and the Lisa M. Zimmerman Endowment one teacher from each campus will receive honor, recognition, and a $300 cash award! One District...

ARGYLE ISD BOARD CALLS BOND ELECTION

March 21, 2014


Filed under Announcements, Community, News

School Board Utilized Facilities Committee Input on Projects to be Funded Argyle, TX – March 19, 2014 - The Argyle Independent School District Board of Trustees voted unanimously to call a bond election on May 10, 2014. The election is for one propositions totaling $45 million. Proposition 1 for...

Revolution Wages on in Ukraine

Revolution Wages on in Ukraine

March 20, 2014


Filed under Community, News, Student Life

The revolution in Ukraine continues to escalate as more and more countries have involved themselves. The revolution sparked in the city Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, when protesters rioted against the now ex-President, Viktor Yanukovych, as he fled the capital on Feb. 21, killing 80 protesters along...

City of Argyle Approves Brookshire’s Grocery Store

March 7, 2014


Filed under Community, News, Student Life

Argyle has always been considered a quaint town that has never had much commercial real estate attention other than a few restaurants and little stores. However, that is all about to change. Argyle is now getting a Brookshire’s grocery store, located behind Hilltop Elementary. "I’ve been town manager for fo...

Band Members Add to Legacy, Continue to Impress

March 7, 2014


Filed under Announcements, Community, News, Student Life

Band members have achieved some great accomplishes this year and are adding to the great legacy left before them. Over twenty students made Area auditions last semester, and five made their way to All-State in San Antonio. Making All-State band is one of the biggest accomplishments that a Texas band...

2014-15 Cheer Squads Announced

2014-15 Cheer Squads Announced

March 7, 2014


Filed under Announcements, Community, Front Page, News

Congratulations to the 2014-15 cheer squads.  Teams were finalized after tryouts today and here are the results: Varsity Cheerleaders 2014-2015 Makenzie Miles Becca Cox McKenna Ramsey Heather Lindemann Micki Hirschhorn Blair Bowman Ki Ki Cvar Makenna White Peyton McAlist...

Seven Eagles Receive Their Eagle Scout Award

Seven Eagles Receive Their Eagle Scout Award

March 6, 2014


Filed under Community, Student Life, Uncategorized

The Boy Scouts of America is an organization that prides itself in giving back to their community and symbolizing the ideal American citizen. The boys usually start out in scouts between the ages of 5 and 8 and then finish anywhere between 14 and 18. Among the highest honors of the boy scouts is to become...

New Head Tennis Coach Starts Strong, Adds One

New Head Tennis Coach Starts Strong, Adds One

March 5, 2014


Filed under Community, Eagle Sports, Front Page

Starting halfway through the year as a head coach seems like a difficult task for most. However, the new head tennis coach, Jason Cate, has made the transition seem effortless. After meeting Cate for the first time, players knew that he would fit right into the tennis program and, most importantly,...

Safety Concerns Prompt AISD to Hire Police Chief

Safety Concerns Prompt AISD to Hire Police Chief

February 25, 2014


Filed under Announcements, Community, News

In recent years reports of violent shootings in schools have made national headlines with disturbing frequency. Specifically, the shooting at Sandy Hook in Dec. 2012, in which a shooter fatally shot twenty children and six adult staff members, including the elementary school’s principal, elicited a...

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