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Eagles Overwhelm the Leopards.

Eagles Overwhelm the Leopards.

Max Van Drunen and Jordyn Tarrant

October 2, 2018


Filed under Eagle Sports, Football, Front Page

The Argyle Eagles headed East, where they played the Liberty-Elyau Leopards at Sulphur Springs High School, in Sulphur Springs, TX. The Eagles will look to keep the streak alive and advance their record to 4-0, while the Leopards are trying to get a second straight victory, after beating Atlanta High...

Student Pursues Modeling Career

Student Pursues Modeling Career

Ashlynn Roberts, Mark Mirelez (Headline Writer), and Joe Walsh (Headline Writer)

September 27, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Student Life

Click. Click. Click. He looks the lens right in the eye, striking poses in rhythm with the camera clicks. Everyone has to wear makeup for photoshoots, and his is done to near perfection. His hair is styled and his clothes are a combination of bright colors and fun textures. He smiles and gazes sole...

Clubs Offered During Mega Lunch

Clubs Offered During Mega Lunch

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

September 24, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Student Life

This past week, mega lunch was added to the schedule for students and staff. This hour-long lunch will allow students to get tutoring help, socialize with friends, and have the opportunity to participate in various clubs and organizations. Each club has a specific goal, yet they all were created so st...

Is the Top Ten Percent Law Necessary?

Is the Top Ten Percent Law Necessary?

Faith Stapleton, Senior Reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Front Page, Opinions

Texas legislature voted in Texas House Bill 588, often referred to as the “Top 10% Rule,” in 1997 as law. This law is deemed controversial by many and there have been several attempts to repeal it since, the latest being in 2017, with a new bill to completely eliminate the law by Senator Kel Seliger,...

Eagles Dominate Bulldogs in Road Opener

Eagles Dominate Bulldogs in Road Opener

Max Van Drunen, Co-Sports Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under Eagle Sports, Football, Front Page

On Friday, September 14, the Argyle Eagles packed their bags and headed to Tyler, TX for the teams first away game of the season against the Tyler Chapel Hill Bulldogs. Coming into this game, Argyle has been in back to back close games, winning by 10 against Stephenville, and two points against La Vega. The Bulldogs have struggled on both sides of the f...

Students “Under Pressure”

Students “Under Pressure”

Trinity Flaten, Joe Walsh (Headline Writer), and Mark Mirelez (Headline Writer)

September 17, 2018


Filed under Eagle Sports, Editorials, Fine Arts, Front Page, Opinions

As students progress through middle school and high school they tend to join many extracurricular activities like band, theater, and athletics. With students being in multiple activities, they are often pressured to find time for both or to drop one. “My freshman year [I was] in football. [I] definitely [felt pr...

Small Roles Matter

Small Roles Matter

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Fine Arts, Front Page, Theatre

Bright lights, well-crafted choreography, and a large crowd are a few of the many things that will be found in the Argyle theatre department’s production of The Sound of Music. Among the 42 students participating in this fall’s musical is sophomore Gracen Sieben, who will be portraying a nun. Unl...

Last Minute Comeback

Last Minute Comeback

Max Van Drunen, Joe Walsh (Headline Writer), and Mark Mirelez (Headline Writer)

September 11, 2018


Filed under Eagle Sports, Football, Front Page

On Friday, for the first time since the state championship game in 2015, the Argyle Eagles went up against the Waco La Vega Pirates (33-31). The only remaining players from that match-up are Linebacker Chase Petter, Linebacker Blake Michels, Defensive Back Brenden Dixon, and Wide Receiver Dillon Carter. With...

Student Safety in Portables Prompts Concern

Student Safety in Portables Prompts Concern

Sarah Crowder, Reporter

September 10, 2018


Filed under Community, Front Page, News

Due to an overflow of students, Hilltop has placed six of their third-grade classes in portables outside of the building, leading to concern from parents about security. “Our campus has reached 896 students, all under the age of nine.  All student classrooms are full and we have moved most of o...

Crazy Rich Asians Proves to be Successful

Crazy Rich Asians Proves to be Successful

Faith Stapleton, Senior Reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

In its opening weekend in the United States, the movie Crazy Rich Asians made just over 26.5 million dollars. As an adaptation of the 2013 novel Crazy Rich Asians, by Kevin Kwan, the new movie has received positive feedback, earning a score of 93% on rotten tomatoes.   The movie was a lovable...

Band Takes a Stand

Band Takes a Stand

Trinity Flaten, Reporter

September 5, 2018


Filed under Band, Editorials, Fine Arts, Front Page, Opinions

Football season has begun and to make room for fans and students, the band and drill team have been moved to smaller stands next to the permanent stands so the school can sell more general admission tickets. The band and drill team are school programs and should not be moved. The band and dril...

Eagles are Victorious Against Stephenville

Eagles are Victorious Against Stephenville

Max Van Drunen, Co-Sports Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Eagle Sports, Football, Front Page

On Friday, August 31, the Argyle Eagles faced the Stephenville Yellow Jackets at Argyle High School to begin the 2018 football season. These two teams battled it out on Dec. 1, 2017, in the UIL state regional semi-final game, Stephenville came out with the win in that contest. As the senior linebacker, Chase Pet...

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