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Midnight Madness to Show Off Varsity Basketballers, Nov. 8

Midnight Madness to Show Off Varsity Basketballers, Nov. 8

October 31, 2013


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It is once again time for Midnight Madness on Friday, Nov. 8 following the varsity football game. Midnight Madness is a special night for basketball at AHS. It is the night that basketball shows off the new girls’ and boys’ varsity teams. It is a time for the community to come together and cele...

Math, Science UIL Places First Overall Saturday

Math, Science UIL Places First Overall Saturday

October 30, 2013


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Mr. McCurdy's UIL students, despite competing against top 4A and 5A schools, placed first overall in Math, Science, and Calculator and third in Number Sense. The full results of the Meet of Champions held on Oct. 25 can be found at this link: Highland Park Meet of Champions 2013 ...

Tennis Team Travels to Wichita Falls

Tennis Team Travels to Wichita Falls

October 14, 2013


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This past weekend, the varsity tennis team traveled to Wichita Falls to play a double match against rivals Iowa Park and Burkburnett, who they will also play in the Spring at Regionals and State. The Eagles did not do as well as hoped this Saturday, but with more practice, Coach Balderas believes th...

Teacher Feature: Mrs. Good

Teacher Feature: Mrs. Good

October 13, 2013


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Mrs. Good, the biology and chemistry teacher, sat down with us for an interview last week. We dug a little further into her personal life with a set of questions. As a result, her interesting answers got her the spot as the featured teacher for this week! Q: What is your favorite band? A: Theory...

Neon Splash Dash

Neon Splash Dash

September 27, 2013


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On September 21st, the Neon Splash Dash took place at the Texas Rangers stadium in Arlington. The 5 kilometer race was held in order to raise money for The Mended Hearts Incorporations. Contestants ran the 3 miles around the stadium while volunteers splattered each person in neon glowing paint at each...

Eagles Set Volleyball Court Aflame, Burn Decatur

Eagles Set Volleyball Court Aflame, Burn Decatur

September 25, 2013


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By the alternating bouts of shouts, jeers, and wild applause bursting from the gymnasium Tuesday afternoon, it sounded as if the whole school had gathered to root for the Lady Eagles in their fight against Decatur. What an exciting game! Brooke Robertson began the game explosively, delivering dig...

The Streak Continues: Eagles Defeat Kennedale 45-7

The Streak Continues: Eagles Defeat Kennedale 45-7

September 21, 2013


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Friday night began uncertainly when the Eagles fumbled on the opening kickoff, but it was effectively their only mistake of the game. For nearly three hours the guys passed, dashed, punted, and tackled their way to an easy victory, accruing a final score of 45 points to 7. Lead QB Brandon Boyzuick...

Marching to the Beat of the Drum

Marching to the Beat of the Drum

September 18, 2013


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Argyle Band is known for their hard work and dedication. From the early mornings to late nights, members play, march, and repeat until the show becomes muscle memory. Joining band is unlike other extracurricular activities. Grades have a huge impact -- if you don’t pass, you don’t march. How is this...

Football vs. Paris

Football vs. Paris

September 18, 2013


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The Eagles breezed through yet another week as they defeated Paris this Friday night with a final score of 53 to 7. Ian Sadler, who committed to Texas Tech last year, found the end zone 5 different times by the end of the game, and  Texas Tech head football coach, Kliff Kingsbury, was there to observe....

‘Brew’ Review

‘Brew’ Review

September 18, 2013


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Teaming with students during A lunch, Brewed Awakening, the new school coffee bar is clearly a welcome addition to our campus. Serving a variety of coffees, teas, all-natural smoothies, breakfast foods, and seasonal items, Brewed Awakening is a convenient alternative to the Starbucks run so many...

Eagles ‘Dig’ Wildcats’ Grave in Effortless Win

Eagles ‘Dig’ Wildcats’ Grave in Effortless Win

September 18, 2013


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Last Friday the girls proved themselves again and flattened the visiting team from Paris (13-7, 3-3). The final score showed Argyle had won 3-0, seemingly without breaking a sweat. Among the highlights was Junior Katy Keenan, who had 10 kills and 3 digs. Captain and Senior Brooke Robertson and Sophomore...

Varsity Volleyball Retires Jersey of Former Player, Sawyer Camillo

Varsity Volleyball Retires Jersey of Former Player, Sawyer Camillo

September 17, 2013


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Following another victorious game, the volleyball team held a ceremony to remember and honor the life of former 4-year varsity player, Sawyer Camillo. Throughout the ceremony, Sawyer's teammates, family, and friends stood up to speak about the countless ways she touched their lives. Coach Oberle spoke...

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