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Crazy Texas Weather (Weather Weekly)

Crazy Texas Weather (Weather Weekly)

Kristjan Feltes, Weather Reporter

February 19, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Opinions

Crazy Texas weather is something we all experience. One day it feels like 32°F and the next day it's 75°F. As Texans, we ask ourselves "What's up with this roller coaster ride of temperatures?" Well, I will explain this as simple as possible. Texas is a massive state with various terrains and cli...

Eighth-Grader Recovers After Brain Surgery

Eighth-Grader Recovers After Brain Surgery

Sarah Crowder, Trinity Flaten, and Joe Walsh (Headline Writer)

February 14, 2019


Filed under Front Page, News

Eighth grade is supposed to be a special time. You’re right on the brink of high school; dating, driving, and freedom, so close you can taste them. It feels like you’re growing up. Your last few moments of childhood enjoyed to the fullest. This is not the case for Kate Villanueva.  Kate Vill...

Challenge Day Club Hosts Clothing Drive

Challenge Day Club Hosts Clothing Drive

Faith Stapleton, Senior Reporter

February 13, 2019


Filed under Front Page, News

The Challenge Day Club will be running a Love Thy Neighbor clothing drive for homeless veterans in the Denton area until Valentine’s Day. There are boxes located in the front of the school, by the cafeteria, and donations can be dropped off at Mrs. Sutton’s or Mrs. Warden’s room. “We, as a...

The Venezuelan Crisis

The Venezuelan Crisis

Billy Mykel, Reporter

February 12, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Opinions

On Tuesday, Jan. 22, Vice President Mike Pence declared the United States’ “unwavering support” for protests against Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, and as of Feb. 4,  both the United States and the European Parlament have recognized his rival, Juan Guaidó as President. At the same time ...

11 Wrestlers Move on to Regionals

11 Wrestlers Move on to Regionals

Max Van Drunen, Sports Editor

February 10, 2019


Filed under Announcements, Eagle Sports, Front Page, Wrestling

Four district champions were crowned for the Argyle Wrestling Program at Grapevine High School, on Friday, Feb. 8. The Argyle Eagles had champions in the 106, 132, 152, and the 170 weight classes. Freshman Boston Williams won his first district championship for weight class 106.  Junior Heath Roth...

Students Conduct Bacteria Lab

Students Conduct Bacteria Lab

Jordyn Tarrant, Editor

February 8, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Student Life

In order to better understand how everyday items can harbor potentially dangerous germs, Mrs. Hill's food sciences class performed a bacteria lab after returning to school from Christmas break. We followed them throughout the process, and these are the results.

Making a ‘Mark’

Making a ‘Mark’

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

February 7, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Student Life, Tennis

Mark Mirelez has never known love — in tennis that is. As the top male on the varsity tennis team, Mirelez is used to competing — and winning — against top tennis players. He has rostered on varsity tennis the past two years and been a part of the varsity practice squad since middle school.  ...

How the Cookie Crumbles

How the Cookie Crumbles

Trinity Flaten and Joe Walsh (Headline Writer)

February 5, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Student Life

Ears perk up when they are mentioned. Girls camp outside of all kinds of grocery stores to sell them. It's that time of year: Girl Scout cookie season. A very popular item throughout the school, Girl Scout cookies are typically sold between January and April. “I feel like the nostalgia in the ...

Why You Should Volunteer at Night to Shine

Why You Should Volunteer at Night to Shine

Faith Stapleton, Senior Reporter

February 4, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Opinions

Friday night, everyone is royalty. It is a special night for our special needs students and volunteers can help make it the best night of their lives.   Night to Shine is a program created by former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow, founder of the Tim Tebow Foundation. The program is a memorable prom n...

Getting into Rhythm

Getting into Rhythm

Sarah Crowder and Joseph Walsh (Headline Writer)

February 3, 2019


Filed under Community, Front Page

Press play. Music floats out of a speaker. A sweet melody of different voices complementing and harmonizing with each other.  If you concentrate, you can pick out individual parts coming together, running underneath each other, to create a complex and rich piece of music. Remedy, Argyle's p...

Subzero Weather (Weather Weekly)

Subzero Weather (Weather Weekly)

Kristjan Feltes, Weather Reporter

January 31, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Opinions

Have you wondered what  -40°F + would be like?  First off, for subzero temperatures to occur their needs to be a polar vortex that's unstable. This means that extremely cold air from the North Pole will dip South thanks to the jet stream. Now, wind chills can make it feel far worse depending on how fa...

Red Velvet Cake Bites

Red Velvet Cake Bites

Claire Burkett, Senior Reporter

January 30, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Recipes and Crafts

Ingredients 1 (15.25 ounce) box red velvet cake mix 1 1/4 cups water (listed on cake box) 3 eggs (listed on cake box) 1/2 cup vegetable oil (listed on cake box) 1 (16 ounce) package cream cheese frosting  1 pound almond bark 15 Red candy melts (optional for red stripes on top) Instruc...

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