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Fine Arts Classes Deserve Recognition

Fine Arts Classes Deserve Recognition

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

August 31, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Front Page, Opinions

Although fine arts have been a part of American society for thousands of years, their importance has recently been questioned by numerous people. Many wonder the true value of these classes when core skills such as math, science, and history aren’t taught. Although the classes don’t teach book lessons, the...

News Courses Offered This Year

News Courses Offered This Year

Faith Stapleton, Senior Reporter

August 30, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Student Life

For the 2018-2019 school year, seven brand new courses and four returning courses have been added to the official course list.    Here is a quick summary for each of the new courses offered this year: Electives Dance II: After the success of the Dance I class last year, the school has decided to add Dance I...

Football Seeks Revenge Against Rival

Football Seeks Revenge Against Rival

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

August 29, 2018


Filed under Eagle Sports, Football, Front Page

On Friday the football team will begin their quest for a state championship with a rivalry dating back to Dec. 1, 2017, the UIL state regional semi-final game against Stephenville High School, which Argyle lost to Stephenville 28-31, ending their dreams at a state championship. With a new season on the way, the team will ...

New Band Director Continues Legacy

New Band Director Continues Legacy

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

August 27, 2018


Filed under Band, Front Page, News

The band program is getting new life with the arrival of Jason Bird as head band director. “Mr. Bird has brought in an energy and an enthusiasm that is contagious on every level,” Assistant Band Director Asa Burk said. “With the parents, the students, the staff that he works with. It has energi...

Student Wins Car in Giveaway

Student Wins Car in Giveaway

Sarah Crowder, Reporter

August 23, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News, Uncategorized

At the annual car giveaway, sophomore Isabelle Adoue won the perfect attendance raffle, winning the car, on May 21, 2018. "I was in shock the whole time that my name was even called because I only one perfect attendance ticket in the raffle," Adoue said. "To be picked out of 500 possible tickets and...

New Principal Decided

New Principal Decided

Jaclyn Harris, Writing Editor/ Print Editor

August 18, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News

With the new school year soon to begin, the race to find a new principal following Dr. Hill’s decision to step down has finally come to an end. As of August 7th, John King has been voted in as the new principal the high school. Prior to the announcement of his new position, King has spent 11 years on st...

Two-a-days Kick Off Football Season

Two-a-days Kick Off Football Season

Max Van Drunen, Co-Sports Editor

August 14, 2018


Filed under Eagle Sports, Front Page, News, Uncategorized

In the early morning hours of August 6th, football coaches and players filled the field-house ready to get to work for the first day of two-a-day practices. Head Coach Todd Rodgers is starting with the basics for his players. "We just want to get back and assess the retention of the offensive terminology and defensi...

Construction Behind Schedule

Construction Behind Schedule

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

July 31, 2018


Filed under Community, Front Page, News

The past few years, Argyle ISD has experienced a huge growth in student enrollment, forcing the district to expand its campuses. One of the design plans to help accommodate the increasing population was a new wing added to the high school. What was originally created as a way to welcome growth has now...

The Golden Egg

The Golden Egg

Campbell Wilmot, Managing Editor/ Social Media Editor

July 17, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Front Page, News, Opinions

In the month of May, an exciting new addition was made to the the short list of eateries in the Argyle area. The Golden Egg replaced Savory Bistro, located in Bartonville Town Center. Biko Begaj, the owner, formerly owned the Egg House Cafe in Denton, but later sold it to open the new Golden Egg in B...

Battle of the Cones

Battle of the Cones

Sarah Crowder, Reporter

July 4, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews, Uncategorized

Recently, Argyle has become home to a plethora of new businesses and restaurants. These shops add to the charm and draw of Argyle, but have also added a bit of friendly competition. For instance, in the case between Snappy Snow and Gnome Cones, our two local snow cones shops. Gnome Cones: Gnome cones is one of ...

Fourth of July Trivia

Fourth of July Trivia

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

June 27, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News

Although America has many holidays celebrated annually, none of them carry the history and significance the Fourth of July does. It is honored as the day America was granted independence and it also marks the birthday of the United States as an independent country. While all Americ...

Argyle HS principal resigns, AISD to search for replacement

Argyle HS principal resigns, AISD to search for replacement

Jaclyn Harris, Writing Editor

June 20, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News, Uncategorized

Following the recent announcement of Dr. James Hill’s decision to step down from his position as principal, administration is seeking to fill the position once again before the beginning of the 2018-19 school year. Hill will be taking up a new role in Frisco ISD as director of the Human Resources Departme...

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