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Battle of the Cones

Battle of the Cones

Sarah Crowder, Reporter

July 5, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews, Uncategorized

Recently, Argyle has become home to a plethora of new businesses and restaurants. These shops add to the charm and draw of Argyle, but have also added a bit of friendly competition. For instance, in the case between Snappy Snow and Gnome Cones, our two local snow cones shops. Gnome Cones: Gnome cones is one of ...

“A Wrinkle in Time” Leaves Much to Be Desired

“A Wrinkle in Time” Leaves Much to Be Desired

Jaclyn Harris, Editorial Manager

March 15, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

Madeleine L’Engle’s 1962 novel, A Wrinkle in Time, is hailed as one of the greatest young adult novels of the 20th century. The 2018 movie adaptation, however, failed to live up to the original work’s reputation, disappointing viewers and critics alike, including much of the sophomore class, who to...

Argyle Nail Spa Review

Argyle Nail Spa Review

Claire Burkett, Reporter

March 9, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

The town of Argyle welcomes a new business, Argyle Nails and Spa. After opening in February, this salon has truly been welcomed with numerous guests and customers accepting this business with open arms. I love this easily accessible salon,  because it is close, located near the heart of Argyle on Cou...

‘The Greatest Showman’ Shines

‘The Greatest Showman’ Shines

Sarah Crowder, Reporter

January 31, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

Regardless of negative reviews by critics, The Greatest Showman proves to be a wonder and fun filled movie, great for all ages. Set in the 19th century, The Greatest Showman follows the life of P.T. Barnum, an aspiring businessman and founder of the Barnum & Bailey Circus. After many setbacks, hi...

The Top 10 Iconic Christmas Movies

The Top 10 Iconic Christmas Movies

Jaclyn Harris, Reporter

December 22, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

During the Christmas season, families gather around the television screen to watch some of their favorite holiday flicks. Take a look at the list below to discover the top 10 most iconic Christmas movies of all time.

Taylor Swift’s New “Reputation”

Taylor Swift’s New “Reputation”

Claire Burkett, Reporter

December 4, 2017


Filed under Front Page, Reviews, Uncategorized

Taylor Swift takes over the music world by selling over a million copies in the first four days upon the release of her new album Reputation. With 15 new tracks and overwhelming feed back, Reputation has become a vastly-loved album and offers a wide range of different music tastes. On Aug. 24, Tayl...

Freshmen Praise ‘Wonder’

Freshmen Praise ‘Wonder’

Kayla Ralph, Junior Reporter

December 1, 2017


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Wonder, the drama film based on the New York Times bestselling novel, recently took the freshman and student leadership students on a heartwarming journey into the inside life of a boy who suffers from craniofacial disorder, a birth defect that affects the growth patterns of the face and skull. On...

Kentucky Derby Creates Lasting Memories

Kentucky Derby Creates Lasting Memories

Faith Stapleton, Photography Editor

May 18, 2017


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The feeling of being in the crowd as the horses round the final turn for the home stretch in the Kentucky Derby can only be described as surreal.   After the a thirteen hour drive to get to Louisville, seeing Churchill Downs in person for the first time was well worth the trip. My dad and I were w...

Ed Sheeran ➗ (Divide) Review

Ed Sheeran ➗ (Divide) Review

Faith Stapleton, Photography Editor

May 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

Having sold over half a million copies within its first week of release, Ed Sheeran’s new album, ➗ (Divide), has been the best selling album of the year so far. His first release since 2014’s X, Sheeran has once again proven his ability to write hits. Before releasing the whole record, he relea...

The Glass Castle Earns Praise From Sophomore Class

The Glass Castle Earns Praise From Sophomore Class

Faith Stapleton, Photography Editor

March 8, 2017


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During their sophomore year, students have to read The Glass Castle for their English class. Most students who normally don't enjoy the books students have to read in English end up thoroughly enjoying this one. The Glass Castle is a memoir about the Jeannette Walls' adventurous and crazy childhood. Wit...

Maty Noyes Makes Herself Known With Debut EP

Maty Noyes Makes Herself Known With Debut EP

Faith Stapleton, Photography Editor

February 22, 2017


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Maty Noyes, whose debuting her first extended play with Republic Records, Noyes Complaint, has already made her mark on the pop music industry. Appearing on many singles in major motion pictures, such as “Haunted” from Secret in Their Eyes and “Love You with a Bang” from Mr. Right, Noyes ha...

Grease Proves to be a ‘Must See’

Grease Proves to be a ‘Must See’

Chad Lyle, Senior Writing Editor

January 20, 2017


Filed under Front Page, Reviews

The Argyle Theater Department’s rendition of Grease, billed as the largest production they have ever attempted, is unexpectedly excellent. In all candor, I walked into the auditorium with my expectations set lower than they should have been. The show had all the markings of being a great success, b...

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