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Icepocolypse 2013 Causes Cancellations, Missed Classes, Cabin Fever

Icepocolypse 2013 Causes Cancellations, Missed Classes, Cabin Fever

December 10, 2013


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Argyle ISD has canceled school again this Tuesday, Dec. 10, making a five-day weekend for the students of Argyle schools. The road conditions improved for a short time on Monday afternoon, only to freeze back over at night. Many cars have been sliding on said ice into ditches, some families even unable...

Christmas Fashion

Christmas Fashion

December 10, 2013


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The holiday season is here and following it, the new fashion trends. Of course, jeans, sweaters, and warm coats are being worn. However, there are some other styles that are in for this season that many people have been boasting about. They are very cute and extremely warm. "The main thing I look...

Spread the Cheer by Helping Our Community

Spread the Cheer by Helping Our Community

December 8, 2013


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It “‘tis the season to be jolly”. The holidays are about celebrating with loved ones and spreading the happiness and cheer. Now that the weather has turned wintery, it seems that the holidays and their comforting essences have finally arrived. Sometimes we, as very fortunate people, lose sigh...

Sneaky Snake Slides Through the Halls on All Hallows Eve

Sneaky Snake Slides Through the Halls on All Hallows Eve

November 19, 2013


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The farm fears have come true. Terrifying things have been slithering through the hallways, especially through the Band Hall and Percussion hall. Most people would have had a panic attack when spotting a sneaking snake, but luckily for Argyle, Mrs. Barbra Hayden, the 8th grade science teacher, was the...

Richhart Rewarded with Excellent Rating in Photo Portrait at National JEA/NSPA Contest in Boston Nov. 15

Richhart Rewarded with Excellent Rating in Photo Portrait at National JEA/NSPA Contest in Boston Nov. 15

November 19, 2013


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Timing is everything.  Literally. National competitions bring lots of stress, and for senior Darby Richhart, working under the pressure of a print deadline, a video deadline, a photo shoot deadline, all during a hectic week of fun-filled homecoming activities and to top it off, a week filled with...

Student-Athletes Sign to TCU, ASU, and Texas Tech

Student-Athletes Sign to TCU, ASU, and Texas Tech

November 13, 2013


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Argyle athletes Brooke Robertson, Parker Mushinski, and Drew Gooch signed their contracts to play college-level sports this afternoon. Robertson, a 3-year varsity volleyball player, signed with Angelo State University. Gooch, a 4-year varsity baseball pitcher, signed with Texas Christian University....

Coach Oberle Teacher Feature

Coach Oberle Teacher Feature

November 12, 2013


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Coach Oberle, head volleyball coach and social studies teacher, was chosen as the featured teacher for the week of November 11-15. We picked his brain with some interesting questions and got to know him a little better.   "What led you to your decision to become a teacher?" I had a lot...

Eagles ‘ComingHome’ After First 10 Years

Eagles ‘ComingHome’ After First 10 Years

November 8, 2013


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School spirit flashed throughout the week at the many events held in honor of  the 10 year reunion of the first graduating class and the yearly Homecoming celebration. On ‘Matching Monday’ students dressed up to match their friends, movie characters, and favorite teachers. The hallways were filled...

AHS Honors Veteran’s Monday Nov. 11

AHS Honors Veteran’s Monday Nov. 11

November 8, 2013


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On Monday Nov. 11 high school students and staff will take part in a day set aside to honor our American military. Part of the day will be set aside for reflection, while another part will be taken to learn about the history behind the holiday.

Foreign Language Club Celebrates National French Week

Foreign Language Club Celebrates National French Week

November 8, 2013


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Foreign language and French Clubs worldwide are celebrating their favorite week of the year from the 5th of Nov. to the 11th, also known as National French Week. This is a week in which teachers and students recreate parts of the French culture, eat French foods, and go to French events. It’s also...

‘Apotheosis’ Helps Build Talent for State Band 2014

‘Apotheosis’ Helps Build Talent for State Band 2014

November 8, 2013


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With the completion of their UIL competition, the band has finished the contest season. At the first contest of the season, the band started off well. They made it to finals in 7th place, a good placing against 4A and 5A schools. When finals came around though the bands position dropped from 7th to...

Writing Instructor Gretchen Bernabei Brings Strategies to Teachers

Writing Instructor Gretchen Bernabei Brings Strategies to Teachers

November 8, 2013


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Gretchen Bernabei, a highly coveted writing specialist was brought in on Oct. 23 to help teachers with strategies to implement in classrooms. Elementary through high school teachers traveled from several districts in the North Texas area to hear Bernabei speak. The State of Texas Assessments of Academic...

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