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No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Crunch Bars

No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Crunch Bars

Claire Burkett, Reporter

April 12, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Recipes and Crafts

Ingredients 3 cups of rice crispy cereal 1 ½  cups of semi sweet chocolate chips 1 cups of Peanut Butter ½ cup of maple syrup ¼ cup coconut oil   Instructions Line an 8 x 8-inch baking dish or deep baking tray of choice with parchment paper and set aside. Add crispy rice c...

Senior Leads Success in District Tournament

Senior Leads Success in District Tournament

Max Van Drunen, Reporter

April 11, 2018


Filed under Eagle Sports, Front Page, Tennis

Eagle Tennis has been rolling through their tournaments as one of the top teams in the district. The tennis team has been led by senior Michael Rigsby, who will try to compete for a state championship this year. Michael has been playing tennis since middle school, and has been on varsity all fo...

‘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...

Shoot For the Stars Unites Community

Shoot For the Stars Unites Community

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

April 5, 2018


Filed under Community, Front Page, News

To celebrate the memory of Alex Betzhold, raise awareness about common heart conditions and bring the community together, the Shoot For the Stars event will be held this Saturday for its sixth consecutive year. While there are many activities scheduled, the most important part of the Shoot for the Stars...

Under Pressure

Under Pressure

Sarah Crowder, Reporter

April 4, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Front Page, Opinions

Every day from the minute students set foot in a high school, and even beforehand, students hear the phrase "It looks good on a college application" more times than they can count. Too much pressure is put on students to do things that look attractive on college applications, especially with college...

Students Give Thanks to Overlooked Staff

Students Give Thanks to Overlooked Staff

Trinity Flaten, Reporter

April 3, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News

Every year Challenge Day Club puts on an appreciation week for the staff that tend to get overlooked. Throughout the week a breakfast and luncheon are held to show them that the students do care and they are given thank you notes and gift baskets put together by challenge day members. “It is so eas...

Soccer Advances to Playoffs

Soccer Advances to Playoffs

Connor Repp, Sports Correspondent

April 2, 2018


Filed under Eagle Sports, Front Page, Soccer

The Eagles soccer team is on their way to an area playoff match-up with Midlothian Heritage at the Birdville ISD Athletic Complex at 8 p.m. tomorrow. After posting a 15-5-2 record the Eagles have certainly earned their second round bye. The Eagles have been lead by Connor Banar who lead the team with 27...

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 ...

Baseball, Softball Work Through District Schedules

Baseball, Softball Work Through District Schedules

Max Van Drunen, Reporter

March 28, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Eagle Sports, Front Page, Softball

Lady eagles softball kicked off their district play on Tuesday March 20th in a disappointing loss against the Decatur Eagles at home. Overall softball is currently 7-14 and 1-1 in district. They hope to come together as a team are determined to make it out on top in district play, while also adva...

Trivia Game Takes Internet by Storm

Trivia Game Takes Internet by Storm

Jaclyn Harris, Editorial Manager

March 28, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page

With an average of over half a million players a day, the online game HQ Trivia has become an incredibly popular pastime for many netizens. The trivia game airs Monday through Friday at 3 p.m. and 9 p.m., with a cash prize shared between winners, who have to answer a series of increasingly difficult...

Talon Takes On New York

Talon Takes On New York

Campbell Wilmot, Social Media Editor

March 26, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News

In order to enhance their journalistic skills, The Talon Staff members took a trip to the Columbia Scholastic Press Association in New York City over spring break. “I think going to conventions and traveling reminds our staff that journalism can be really fun and it motivates them to continue wo...

Senior Shows Promise

Senior Shows Promise

Trinity Flaten, Reporter

March 23, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Student Life

After years of hard work and dedication, not many students can say they have participated in as many activities as senior Shivani Gandhi. Shivani plans to attend the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) and double major in software engineering and math. “I am in student council, NHS, Challenge d...

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