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Across the Globe: Argyle’s First Multi-Cultural Fair

Across the Globe: Argyle’s First Multi-Cultural Fair

Gracie Hurst, Junior Reporter

March 4, 2020

Student ambassadors and AP World History teacher Matthew Woody hosted our school's first annual Multi-cultural Fair as a way to celebrate diversity and cultures that have representation in our school. "I had a great experience as this was my first time ever working a booth but I’m very glad I did,...

Freshman Overcomes Eating Disorder

Freshman Overcomes Eating Disorder

Emma Campbell, Junior Reporter

February 3, 2020

In eighth grade, freshman Estelle Brower started struggling with her eating habits. In 2019, she overcame her eating disorder after seeking the help of her parents and professionals. For her, running was not just a way to exercise, but it was a way of staying in control.  “It was natural,” Bro...

Australian Fires Spark Fundraiser

Australian Fires Spark Fundraiser

Gracie Hurst, Junior Reporter

January 29, 2020

First, a spark, then a crackle as fire overtakes the Australian landscape, leading to the destruction of millions of animals and the loss of their natural habitats. This is the grim reality that Australians are currently facing, and the effects of these bush fires will have long-term impacts on the eco...

Importance of Being Human

Importance of Being Human

Gracie Hurst, Junior Reporter

December 17, 2019

All around the school, we see the influence of the arts. We can hear music and singing, and we can see dancing, painting, acting, and drawing. Not only do the arts and humanities include the performing and visual arts, but also literature, social studies, and foreign languages. The arts and humanities are ...

American Dream

American Dream

Gracie Hurst, Junior Reporter

December 4, 2019

It is said that today's teenagers experience the highest stress levels yet in comparison to past generations. Imagine dealing with that stress on top of experiencing homesickness and pressure from a family across the Atlantic Ocean. This is what sophomore Kim Karera faces on a daily basis after she...

A Voice Above the Crowd

A Voice Above the Crowd

Gracie Hurst, Junior Reporter

November 7, 2019

She takes a breath. This moment will make or break her audition. She's nervous but exhilarated and ready for greatness. The music starts, and she begins singing. Passion pours out through her soul and into her voice. She has a story to tell, and a captive audience to hear it. Junior Mattie Kelton...

PALs Promote Positivity

PALs Promote Positivity

Emma Campbell, Junior Reporter

November 6, 2019

To help elementary school students that struggle in school, high school physics teacher Lance Sutton established the Peer Assistance and Leadership (PAL) class four years ago. PALs sends junior and senior students to the elementary school campuses to mentor students who need a positive role model. To...

Labor of Love

Labor of Love

Ashlynn Roberts, News & Social Media Editor

October 30, 2019

It’s half-time at the football game.  They march out in matching uniforms and shakos, moving in perfect unison across the football field to the rhythm of the drums. The crowd watches in awe as they perform a choreographed show for eight minutes. By the time they are finished, the stands have erup...

Human Like You

Human Like You

Billy Mykel, Reporter

September 19, 2019

Denton is a city known for its diversity and social acceptance. Being home to many groups of people and many different lifestyles has created an egalitarian feeling in the heart of the city. Even with this acceptance, oftentimes groups of people become overlooked. While many people tend to forget about the I...

Twinning is Winning

Twinning is Winning

Sarah Crowder, Co-Writing Editor

September 4, 2019

Skipping a grade can be a daunting task, especially to face alone, but having your best friend by your side can make it more manageable. After years of being ahead academically, twins Anusha and Archisha Biswas decided to bypass their sophomore year and move up into the junior class.  “Skippi...

Twenty-First Century Renaissance

Twenty-First Century Renaissance

Emma Campbell, Iyona Bracy, Gracie Hurst, and Ashlynn Roberts

August 30, 2019

Although many people think of renaissance as a historical term, one teacher is bringing renewal to the meaning of renaissance.  The term renaissance means renewal or rebirth, which is the exact premise this club was founded on. As Argyle continues to grow, the school district wants to keep the fam...

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