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UIL Realignment Announced

UIL Realignment Announced

Connor Repp, Sports Correspondent

February 14, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News

The annual UIL realignment was announced and the Eagles new district is a tough one. Rival Celina returns to the district, while Melissa comes off of a 12-2 season, Sanger also stays as Paris and Paris North Lamar are added. Melissa is one of the top schools in the area and will provide the toughest c...

Eagles Golf Wins State Preview Tournament

Eagles Golf Wins State Preview Tournament

Max Van Drunen, Reporter

February 13, 2018


Filed under Eagle Sports, Front Page, Golf

On Feb. 2-3, the Eagles Golf Team competed in the State Preview Golf Tournament at Horseshoe Bay Resort, where Senior Luke Griggs and Junior Logan Diomede both placed in the top two. Griggs ended with a score of 152, earning him a second place finish for the second straight year. Logan Diomede shot a two-...

UIL Academics Takes First at Denton Ryan Meet

UIL Academics Takes First at Denton Ryan Meet

Miranda Downe, Managing Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Announcements, Front Page

Taking first place sweepstakes again, the UIL Academics Team competed in the Denton Ryan High School Invitational on Feb. 10. Trophies were awarded to the top six students in each event. The Speech and Debate teams also received awards at their meet at Grandview High School. AHS Individual Medalists Accounting- 1st place te...

Three Talented Thespians

Three Talented Thespians

Trinity Flaten, Reporter

February 9, 2018


Filed under Fine Arts, Front Page, Student Life, Theatre

After years of hard work, three girls got the chance to show off their talent. Theater students Carly Haynes, Katie Haynes, and Raleigh Turner, traveled to the Texas Educational Theater Association for specialized workshops and college auditions, all receiving callbacks, with Carly getting a full...

Eight Seniors Commit on National Signing Day

Eight Seniors Commit on National Signing Day

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

February 8, 2018


Filed under Eagle Sports, Front Page

After standout performances throughout their high school careers, eight seniors signed National Letters of Intent (NLI) to continue playing sports at the collegiate level. Five football athletes, one baseball player, one golfer and a soccer player will all attend school this fall on athletic scholarsh...

Clouds of Controversy

Clouds of Controversy

Sarah Crowder, Reporter

February 8, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News

After a recent resurgence of the possession and use of vaping devices on school campuses, a strict vaping policy has been reinstated by administrators. "If you're caught with an e-cigarette on campus,  just possessing it, it's five days of in-school suspension and three weeks of losing your mega...

Movies to See This February

Movies to See This February

Claire Burkett, Reporter

February 7, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page

15:17 To Paris Based on a true story, The 15:17 to Paris, is a must see this February. This upcoming film tells the true story of three heroes who saved many civilians from a terrorist who tried to attack a train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris. The film is unlike any other film this year becaus...

Mr. and Miss AHS Crowned

Mr. and Miss AHS Crowned

Miranda Downe, Managing Editor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Announcements, Front Page

At yesterday's red out pep rally, seniors Cale Nanny and Marley Straubmueller received their titles as Mr. and Miss AHS. Mr. and Miss AHS are to embody all of the characteristics of Eagle PRIDE— positivity, respectfulness, integrity, diligence, and enthusiasm— and exemplify what Argyle High School...

A Night for Kings and Queens

A Night for Kings and Queens

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

February 6, 2018


Filed under Community, Front Page, News

Loud music, flashing lights, and dancing are just a few things found at a typical high school prom. But at Night to Shine, the annual prom sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation, their version of prom is like no other. “The purpose of the Night to Shine project is to show individuals with special need...

Student Raises Bar in Powerlifting

Student Raises Bar in Powerlifting

Connor Repp, Sports Correspondent

February 5, 2018


Filed under Eagle Sports, Front Page

From the gridiron to the court everyone around campus is aware of our student athletes' achievement, or so they think. Senior Nick Golden, a member of the power lifting team, set a national record with a dead lift of 576 pounds on his first attempt, before breaking it again with a record of 600 poun...

Oatmeal Energy Bites Two Ways

Oatmeal Energy Bites Two Ways

Miranda Downe, Managing Editor

February 2, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Recipes and Crafts

As the new year drags on, so do new year's resolutions— many of which include starting a healthier lifestyle. It's easy to cheat on healthy eating and pick up a bag of chips or candy. However, these quick and easy no-bake oatmeal balls can curb an appetite for sweets and junk and provide a healthy...

Eagle Baseball Looks to Strong Season

Eagle Baseball Looks to Strong Season

Connor Repp, Sports Correspondant

February 1, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Eagle Sports, Front Page

The Eagles Baseball team is primed to make a deep run in the playoffs where familiar foe Texarkana Pleasant Grove will almost certainly wait. Either the Eagles or Pleasant Grove has represented Region II the past 8 years. The Eagles have lost some significant talent over the past year with mainstays Co...

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