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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...

Students, Parents, Media React to Armed Staff

Students, Parents, Media React to Armed Staff

February 25, 2014


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Signs at each school bluntly notifying of the armed staff on campus, have spurred an array of opinions. “It makes me more nervous,” junior Emily Young said, “more nervous than if we didn’t have guns on campus. I also do not think that having that sign out there is going to keep anyone who has...

Klyde Warren Park in Dallas

Klyde Warren Park in Dallas

February 22, 2014


Filed under Community, Front Page, News, Reviews

Dallas has added a new gem to its growing city. The Kylde Warren Park has been added right above Woodall Rogers freeway between uptown and downtown Dallas. This park has many wonderful attributes making it the popular destination it has become. Klyde Warren Park has many activities happening within...

Valentine Grams to be Sold Next Week by UNICEF

February 7, 2014


Filed under Announcements, Community

The AHS UNICEF Club will be selling Valentine Grams at all High School and Middle School lunches next week. The Valentine Grams are $1.00 each and may be personalized. They will be delivered on Valentine's Day. Your student may purchase one for their friend, teacher, or Valentine. Remind your student...

Daddy Daughter Dance Feb. 15, Tickets Now on Sale

February 5, 2014


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The Second Annual "Daddy Daughter Dance" February 15, 2014 in the Argyle High School Cafeteria from 6 - 8 pm. Girls ages Pre K - 6th grade are invited to attend. The dance will have a semi-formal prom-like theme. The cost for a couple is $35 and $10 for each additional child. So bring a: Dad,...

Shoot for the Stars 3-On-3 Basketball Tournament for Alex Betzhold: Registration

Shoot for the Stars 3-On-3 Basketball Tournament for Alex Betzhold: Registration

February 5, 2014


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REGISTRATION IS OPEN The Annual Shoot for the Stars Community Event and Basketball 3 on 3 Tournaments It is time to register for the Annual Shoot for the Stars 3 on 3 Basketball Tournaments!! Get your teams together and join us onApril the 5th for a great cause. Come celebrate Life, Family,...

Texas Operation Lifesaver Partners with Argyle ISD to Increase Rail Safety Awareness Among Students, Parents

Texas Operation Lifesaver Partners with Argyle ISD to Increase Rail Safety Awareness Among Students, Parents

February 5, 2014


Filed under Announcements, Community, Front Page

Texas was number 2 in highway-rail grade crossing fatalities in the U.S. and number 2 in trespassing fatalities, according to preliminary 2013 Federal Railroad Administration statistics. On February 13 and 14, 2014, Texas Operation Lifesaver volunteers will make rail safety presentations to...

Teacher Feature: Mr. McCurdy

Teacher Feature: Mr. McCurdy

January 31, 2014


Filed under Community, News, Reviews, Student Life

This week, the Talon staff interviewed who we believed was the most interesting teacher of the week of Jan. 21-26. We decided to dig a little deeper and find out some interesting stuff about Mr. McCurdy, a science and math teacher at Argyle.   Who are you going to ask to be your Valentine...

Red Velvet Chocolate-Swirled Brownie Bars

Red Velvet Chocolate-Swirled Brownie Bars

January 30, 2014


Filed under Community, Editorials, Recipes and Crafts, Reviews, Uncategorized

Red velvet fever has begun in advance of Valentine’s Day; it’s everywhere. Therefore, join the majority and bake for your lucky loved ones. The recipe I have for this week is Red Velvet Chocolate-Swirled Brownie Bars. They’re smooth, rich, dense, and supremely moist.   INGREDIENTS: 1/2...

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