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Color Guard Struggles to Fill Membership Position

Color Guard Struggles to Fill Membership Position

Trinity Flaten, Reporter

May 8, 2018


Filed under Band, Front Page, News

As the year gets closer to times of marching band summer rehearsals, band directors and members are struggling to get color guard numbers up. "Guard is the visual effect of the band. It's the color and beauty that pulls the show together and adds to the impact of the music on the crowd," color guard...

Golden Eagle Award Takes Director to New Heights

Golden Eagle Award Takes Director to New Heights

Sarah Crowder, Reporter

May 3, 2018


Filed under Awards, Band, Front Page, News, Uncategorized

Years of clicking metronomes, countless hours of rehearsal, and a passion for teaching have lead Asa Burk to winning the Golden Eagle Teacher of the Year Award.    “I was very surprised, taken aback, and humbled,” Assistant band director Asa Burk said. “It’s a big honor to be selected.” ...

‘A Sister’s Secret’ Set to Premiere This Year

‘A Sister’s Secret’ Set to Premiere This Year

Kayla Ralph, Reporter

April 10, 2018


Filed under Fine Arts, Front Page, Student Life, Theatre

From high school productions to national commercials, the Haynes twins can be seen in your own backyard and on the big screen. Their most recent success was found in the upcoming LifeTime movie, A Sister’s Secret. “It is really great getting to work alongside my sister because she motivates me an...

Band Students Perform for the Elite

Band Students Perform for the Elite

Claire Burkett, Reporter

March 29, 2018


Filed under Band, Front Page

On March 14 students in the Argyle Band traveled to Fort Worth to play for  the American Bandmaster Association (ABA) which, “is an honorary organization, that is a service oriented organization, perpetuated to support music education,” says Director of Bands, Kathy Johnson. Students from the ...

Students ‘Shine’ Through Fine Arts Showcase

Students ‘Shine’ Through Fine Arts Showcase

Katie Ray, Reporter

March 9, 2018


Filed under Fine Arts, Front Page, Student Life

Shine, a fine arts showcase, was hosted by the art director Tonya Kosla on Monday, March 5. This annual event is a way that the Fine arts department can showcase their talents by displaying art, singing, acting, and much more. The showcase is a relatively new addition to the High School’s calendar ...

Three Talented Thespians

Three Talented Thespians

Trinity Flaten, Reporter

February 9, 2018


Filed under Fine Arts, Front Page, Student Life, Theatre

After years of hard work, three girls got the chance to show off their talent. Theater students Carly Haynes, Katie Haynes, and Raleigh Turner, traveled to the Texas Educational Theater Association for specialized workshops and college auditions, all receiving callbacks, with Carly getting a full...

Six Advance to All-State

Six Advance to All-State

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

January 22, 2018


Filed under Band, Front Page, News

School history was made this year after one senior, Gabriella Cate, qualified for the All-State band and became the first percussionist to be a three-time All-State student. Along with her, five other students from Argyle qualified, and will attend state in San Antonio this February. This group inclu...

An Unknown ‘Remedy’

An Unknown ‘Remedy’

Trinity Flaten, Junior Reporter

December 13, 2017


Filed under Fine Arts, Front Page, Student Life

With voices singing on the top of their lungs, and every person doing their own important part, Remedy, the new a cappella club, will present their winter concert Dec. 19. “I wanted to give the kids another outlet for expression, another opportunity to sing,” choir director Will Griswold said. ...

Characters Bring Life to Student Expression

Characters Bring Life to Student Expression

Miranda Downe, Managing Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under Fine Arts, Front Page, Student Life

He shrugs against the wall with a cigarette hanging from his lip, glancing over at her. She stands with a sunshine bag slung over her shoulder. These are the characters sophomore Gracie Johnson creates. More than just a marker bleeding onto a page, art is a form of identity to Johnson. Every day, the art student shares a...

Band Rings in Competition Season with ‘Classic on the Lake’

Band Rings in Competition Season with ‘Classic on the Lake’

Sarah Crowder, Junior Reporter

October 17, 2017


Filed under Band, Front Page, News

After two months of hard work and preparation, the marching band competed at the Classic on the Lake Marching Festival at Little Elm High School on Oct. 7. “Music makes connections to people first through an emotional standpoint,” head band director Kathy Johnson said. “Then it touches people throu...

‘Oh My God,’ Legally Blonde Debuts

‘Oh My God,’ Legally Blonde Debuts

Ashlynn Roberts, Junior Reporter

October 5, 2017


Filed under Fine Arts, Front Page, Theatre

For the last seven weeks, theater students have been working on this year’s play, Legally Blonde. They have practiced four days a week and will rehearse next week in full dress rehearsals. All this is in preparation for the production which premieres Oct. 5 at 7 pm in the auditorium. Theater te...

The Artistry of Argyle

The Artistry of Argyle

Hannah Wood, Reporter

June 28, 2017


Filed under Fine Arts, Front Page

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