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Students Win Scholarships for Bond Essays

Students Win Scholarships for Bond Essays

May 22, 2014


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Among the many highlights at the award ceremony on May 14, senior students Ben Irons and Kirsten Couch were awarded the Argyle Chamber of Commerce Scholarship for $1000. They were selected for their exemplary essays taking a stance for or against passage of the May 2014 AISD bond. The bond was voted...

Drum Majors Chosen for 2014-15, Marching Show “Alleluia”

Drum Majors Chosen for 2014-15, Marching Show “Alleluia”

May 19, 2014


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The Argyle Band under the direction of Kathy Johnson decided on the 2014-15 Drum Majors for their State show next year. Juniors Ben Roney, Meghan Starteri, and Madison Gotthardt tried out along with thirteen other members of the band on May 14. The tryout consisted of questions about being Drum Major...

Awards Ceremony

Awards Ceremony

May 15, 2014


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On May 14, 2014 Argyle High School held their annual awards ceremony. Specific awards were given out by subject teachers to their elite students.  Also, some seniors were awarded scholarships as a result of their written essays or participation in school activities. The choir put on an astounding performance...

Seniors Recieve $500 Scholarships from the Argyle Eagle Booster Club

Seniors Recieve $500 Scholarships from the Argyle Eagle Booster Club

May 15, 2014


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The Argyle Eagle Booster Club gave out $500 scholarships to senior athletes. In order to qualify for the scholarship, the athletes had to write essays about how athletics has helped them out in their high school career. Out of all of the students that applied, these students were chosen for a scholarship:...

Five Seniors Win $1,000.00 PTSA Scholarships

Five Seniors Win $1,000.00 PTSA Scholarships

May 15, 2014


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Every year, the PTSA awards seniors a scholarship of $1,000.00 each. This year, the applicants had to write an essay describing if "it is okay to lie sometimes, or is it always crucial to tell the truth". The five winners were Jared Cole, Ricky Pool, Catherine Read, Bailey Sutton, and Savannah Wilson....

Back the Red and Black Annual Appeal Campaign Brings in $118,500.00

April 29, 2014


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The Argyle ISD Education Foundation is pleased to announce the Back the Red & Black Annual Appeal Campaign brought in $118,500.00! The Foundation will be hosting a Donor Appreciation Night on April 30, 2014, to thank our generous donors and their families, AISD Faculty and Staff, and Foundatio...

Smoothie Sensation

Smoothie Sensation

April 2, 2014


Filed under Community, Recipes and Crafts, Reviews

The current fad is smoothies. One of the reasons for their popularity is that they can be made to fit any preference. They can be made with vegetables, fruit, milk/juice, peanut butter, or even protein powder. The options are endless, and, especially if blended at home, smoothies are great for breakfast...

Deadline to Nominate Golden Eagle Teacher of Excellence this Friday, April 4

April 2, 2014


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The Argyle ISD Education Foundation reminds you that the deadline to nominate a teacher for the GOLDEN EAGLE Teacher of Excellence awards is this Friday, April 4, 2013. Support your teacher who has shown excellence in the classroom with a nomination for GOLDEN EAGLE Teacher of Excellence. Nomination...

Community Meeting to be held Thursday at AHS to Discuss Bond

April 2, 2014


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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


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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

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...

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