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COVID-19 Causes Uncertainty in Student Body

COVID-19 Causes Uncertainty in Student Body

Sarah Crowder, Trinity Flaten, and Ashlynn Roberts

March 23, 2020

Senior year is the culmination of 13 years of hard work and dedication. It’s supposed to be a time of celebration, a time to say goodbye to your old life and hello to new adventures and opportunities.  However, the outbreak of the coronavirus and Governor Greg Abbott’s orders have caused school t...

A Look at the Xbox Series X

A Look at the Xbox Series X

Billy Mykel, Reporter

March 22, 2020

It has been a long standing fact that, in the world of video games, PCs have been dominating consoles in terms of cost and performance in recent years. With higher fps, processing power, and storage, the relevance of consoles seems to diminish by the day. In light of this however, Microsoft has just ann...

Drive to Succeed

Drive to Succeed

Emma Campbell, Junior Reporter

March 19, 2020

Senior Campbell Wilmot received first in the UIL Documentary State Film contest for her film 'Drive.' The film documented the story of her friend Rhyle McKinney who, despite her hearing and breathing difficulties, still succeeds in basketball. Her film received superior in all categories, which is an ...

Support Group Connects Families of Kids with Disabilities

Support Group Connects Families of Kids with Disabilities

Emma Campbell, Junior Reporter

March 15, 2020

To provide a space for families who have children with disabilities to connect and learn from each other, Wendie Wilson has founded a group called Special Kids of Harvest which meets monthly in the Harvest  neighborhood. The group gathers around a dinner table in the evenings and provides food, gam...

Lady Eagles Take Second in State

Lady Eagles Take Second in State

Jaclyn Harris, Web and Print Director

March 8, 2020

The Argyle Lady Eagles took second place in the UIL state tournament with a 40-39 loss in overtime to the Fairfield Lady Eagles.  “This season has been incredible,” Senior Rhyle McKinney said. “Our bond this year has been the best it’s ever been from the beginning to the end. Just after th...

Eagles Advance to State Tournament

Eagles Advance to State Tournament

Alex Daggett, Reporter

March 8, 2020

After a narrow victory over Clint, the Eagles defeated Pampa 46-29 in the second round of the region playoffs in Lubbock. They will advance to the state tournament for the first time since 2016. The Eagles jumped out to a fast start, scoring 18 points in the first quarter limiting the high powered ...

Lady Eagles Defeat Fredericksburg, Advance to State Finals

Lady Eagles Defeat Fredericksburg, Advance to State Finals

Jaclyn Harris, Director of Web and Print

March 6, 2020

The startling disparity between two 4-A state semi-finalists came to a head at the first round of the championship today. Five time consecutive state champions, the Argyle Lady Eagles, took on the Fredericksburg Lady Billies, who had not seen a state championship in 25 years.  Following a 49-38 v...

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,...

Lady Eagles Advance to State

Lady Eagles Advance to State

Jaclyn Harris, Director of Web and Print

March 3, 2020

Following an emotional success over Canyon, the Lady Eagles defeated the Bridgeport Sissies 42-38 in the second round of Region playoffs. The team will advance to the state tournament, where they are looking to continue their five-year championship streak.   No. 1 Canyon was picked to win heading into ...

Revisiting Shattered Glass

Revisiting Shattered Glass

Sarah Crowder, Co-Writing Editor

February 25, 2020

Shattered Glass has been enthralling audiences since 2003. The true story follows Stephen Glass, a young, tenacious journalist working for The New Republic in the late 90's. In the movie, he’s bright-eyed and charismatic, with his editor, fellow reporters, and readers hanging off of every word in his fasc...

SAT vs ACT: Which Test Is Best For You

SAT vs ACT: Which Test Is Best For You

Ashlynn Roberts, News & Social Media Editor

February 24, 2020

As the spring semester is underway, upperclassmen are focusing their efforts on college preparations—specifically college admissions tests such as the ACT and SAT. Seniors are looking to boost their scores for last-minute scholarship opportunities, while juniors take the test so they have an accura...

Peace on Earth (At the Moment with Billy Mykel)

Peace on Earth (At the Moment with Billy Mykel)

Billy Mykel, Reporter

February 23, 2020

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Pentagon Chief Mike Esper have reached a breakthrough in peace negotiations with the Afghani-Taliban forces, officially announcing an upcoming partial-ceasefire and decrease to violence in the country. These negotiations, despite past hardship, stand a chance at end...

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