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Green Goals

Green Goals

Gracie Hurst, Junior Reporter

January 17, 2020

Even though today’s environmental situation seems dire and as though nothing can be changed, there are differences people can make on a daily basis in order to cut down on pollution and lead to a greener earth. In order to do this people need to recycle and reuse, reduce their carbon footprints, and ra...

The Science Behind Scientology

The Science Behind Scientology

Sam Mykel, Junior Reporter

January 16, 2020

People all over the world struggle with mental illnesses and do not know how to cope. L. Ron Hubbard claims he has a solution.  Hubbard released “Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health” in May of 1950. The book is supposed to give advice on how to cope with mental illnesses and is al...

Lady Eagles Defeat Bridgeport Sissies

Lady Eagles Defeat Bridgeport Sissies

Alex Daggett, Junior Reporter

January 15, 2020

Class Ranks to be Released

Class Ranks to be Released

Sarah Crowder, Co-Writing Editor

January 13, 2020

With the second semester beginning, class ranks will be announced in the coming weeks. They will be released in a stagger according to grade level, starting with seniors. You can find your rank in the report card section of your Skyward. Rank is particularly important for juniors and seniors for calculating...

Multiple Streaming Platforms Defeats Purpose

Multiple Streaming Platforms Defeats Purpose

Trinity Flaten, Co-Writing Editor

January 10, 2020

Recently there has been a huge growth in the number of streaming platforms. Late last year, Disney released Disney+ and NBC has announced the release of its streaming platform 'Peacock' for later this year. These are just two of the many platforms that will be joining Netflix and Hulu. With every...

Iranian General Killed in Airstrike

Iranian General Killed in Airstrike

Billy Mykel, Reporter

January 9, 2020

Iranian General Qasem Soleimani was killed on Jan. 3, in a targeted airstrike ordered by President Trump. Soleimani, a man revered and respected as a living martyr of the Islamic Revolution, has now fulfilled this title in the eyes of the Iranian people through his death by the hands of the United Stat...

Latest Installment of Star Wars Falls Short of Expectations (Review)

Latest Installment of Star Wars Falls Short of Expectations (Review)

Nicholas West, Junior Reporter

January 8, 2020

Star Wars The Rise Of Skywalker premiered Dec. 20, 2019, and left audiences star struck. This movie is the last episode in the Star Wars sequel trilogy, and the ninth installment in the series. The film starts out with Kylo Ren flying to a sith planet known as Exegol where the Emperor has been hidi...

Oculus Quest

Oculus Quest

Nicholas West, Junior Reporter

December 22, 2019

Oculus recently came out with a new VR headset called the Oculus Quest. This headset system is all in one headset and needs no PC to use. The Oculus also has a 2-4 hour battery life depending on the game being played.  The Oculus is easy to set up. To use it, the user simply has to put the headset o...

High Hopes for Girls Soccer Season

High Hopes for Girls Soccer Season

Rebecca O'Neal, Junior Reporter

December 18, 2019

State Champs. That has been the girls soccer team’s goal since their defeat in the third round of playoffs last season. This year, however, that goal seems more possible than ever. Both the girls and Head Coach, Marc Koke, are on the same page as far as their goals for this season.  “We’re...

Looking Back on the Football Season

Looking Back on the Football Season

Max Van Drunen, Reporter

December 17, 2019

The Argyle Eagles' undefeated season came to a close on Friday, Dec. 6, when they lost to the reigning 4A state champion, the Waco La Vega Pirates, 44-20 in the fourth round of the playoffs. Though the Eagles didn’t get the results that they were looking for, this season was record-breaking. The his...

The Importance of Being Human

The 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 ...

Town Gathers Together for Holiday Season

Town Gathers Together for Holiday Season

Katie Ray, Reporter

December 12, 2019

In celebration of Christmas, the community gathered together to kick off the holiday season last weekend on Dec. 7. Participants enjoyed snacks, music, and crafts all thanks to the organizers of the event, Keep Argyle Beautiful.

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