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Lady Eagle’s Basketball Team Wins State Semi Final

Lady Eagle’s Basketball Team Wins State Semi Final

Stacy Short, Reporter

March 2, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Front Page

After a “hot” start by opponent Houston Wheatley in the state semi-final game, the Argyle Lady Eagles rallied in the second half to win with a final score of 62-46 and will now play in the championship against Veterans Memorial from Judson ISD on Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Alamodome, San Antonio, ...

Too Much Publicity

Too Much Publicity

Sarah Crowder, Reporter

March 2, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Opinions

For the past few years, and recently after the shooting in Parkland, Florida, Argyle High School has gotten a mass of national media coverage, from news outlets like the L. A. Times and NBC due to trained teachers being permitted to carry on campus. This much coverage and attention can possibly be dangerous for s...

UNT Petition Stirs Controversy

UNT Petition Stirs Controversy

Jaclyn Harris, Office Manager

March 1, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News

The University of North Texas’ newest dormitory has become the center of an age-old controversy after a petition to name the building after a woman or minority individual received criticism. Former UNT administrator Nancy Kolsti, who resigned last week due to personal reasons, sent an email to organ...

Wrestling Closes Season at State

Wrestling Closes Season at State

Connor Repp, Sports Correspondant

February 28, 2018


Filed under Eagle Sports, Front Page

The Eagles wrestling team’s season ended over the weekend at the Berry Center in Cypress Texas as Heath Roth failed to repeat as the state champion, losing in the championship round with a score of 3-0 to earn the silver medal. Freshman Cullen Davee also went to state as an alternate but did not see...

Eagle Basketball Update

Eagle Basketball Update

Max Van Drunen, Reporter

February 27, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Eagle Sports, Front Page

In the cold weather, Eagle basketball was hot during their regular season, ending the season with a record of 26-7 Eagle Basketball won every district game, going 10-0. The district included some incredible games, including both games against Krum High School, which included a quadrupole overtime w...

Argyle ISD Receives National Attention

Argyle ISD Receives National Attention

Miranda Downe, Managing Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News

It all started with an interview on MSNBC. Now catching the eyes of President Trump, armed staff policies like Argyle's bring the community to headlines across the nation following the Feb. 14 Florida shooting. "Since we think it's a viable thing that we're doing, we want to just give the peopl...

Teachers Talents Show After School

Teachers Talents Show After School

Trinity Flaten, Reporter

February 23, 2018


Filed under Community, Front Page, Student Life

Students frequently think that all their teachers do is work, but many teachers have interesting hobbies or little-known talents that they enjoy when they’re not at school. Some teachers have side businesses in addition to their main career. “I have two small businesses outside of school,” p...

Co-Captain Sets Standard

Co-Captain Sets Standard

Katie Ray, Reporter

February 22, 2018


Filed under Eagle Sports, Front Page, Student Life, Tennis

After five years of hard work and dedication, junior Audrey Livingston received the position of co-captain for the tennis team, where she acts to improve the team’s mindset and work on the court. “I have learned that whoever you are facing on the court, playing your game and no one else’s is ...

Acapella In Full Sing

Acapella In Full Sing

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

February 21, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News

Since starting Argyle’s first acapella group, Remedy, choir director William Griswold has already made school history in just his second year at AHS. Everything about Remedy is young and new, as this is the acapella group’s first year and 10 of their 14 members are only freshman. Although they la...

Cinnamon Sugar Knots

Cinnamon Sugar Knots

Claire Burkett, Reporter

February 20, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Recipes and Crafts

Ingredients Cinnamon Sugar Knots 1/4 cup butter 1 cup milk 2 tablespoon instant yeast* 2 tablespoons honey** 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 large egg 3-3 ½ cups all-purpose flour*** Butter and Sugar 1/4 cup butter , melted 1 cup granulated sugar 1 heaping tablesp...

Valentine’s Day Isn’t As Sweet As It Seems

Valentine’s Day Isn’t As Sweet As It Seems

Sarah Crowder, Reporter

February 15, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Opinions

Valentine’s Day began as a celebration of one of the three martyred saints named Valentine and has since evolved into a commercial holiday for showing love for partners, friends, and family. A holiday that started out with good intentions has become a cash grab for card companies and an empty gest...

AED Team Responds

AED Team Responds

Jaclyn Harris, Office Manager

February 15, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News

During their latest drill, the AED team, founded in order to ensure the safety and security of students and staff members on campus, arrived at the scene of a emergency simulation to find a live actor. "What made yesterday’s drill different than anything we’d ever done was, number one, we use...

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