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‘The Greatest Showman’ Shines

‘The Greatest Showman’ Shines

Sarah Crowder, Reporter

January 31, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

Regardless of negative reviews by critics, The Greatest Showman proves to be a wonder and fun filled movie, great for all ages. Set in the 19th century, The Greatest Showman follows the life of P.T. Barnum, an aspiring businessman and founder of the Barnum & Bailey Circus. After many setbacks, hi...

Flu Continues To Strike

Flu Continues To Strike

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

January 30, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News

With 30 children around the United States already dead and thousands of others being hospitalized, this year’s flu season is one of the worst on record. Even though the peak of flu season lasts from Dec. to Feb., the virus doesn’t appear to be stopping anytime soon. “Right now has been the w...

Seniors Lead Drive for State Championship

Seniors Lead Drive for State Championship

Max Van Drunen, Reporter

January 29, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Eagle Sports, Front Page

The Eagles, after dominating their regular baseball season, haven’t missed the playoffs since 2008. This year they are led by senior pitcher Parker Abrego, along with pitcher and first basemen Bryson Hudgens. “I don’t remember what made me want to play,” Hudgens said. “The first thing that I ...

How Freshman Adapt

How Freshman Adapt

Trinity Flaten, Reporter

January 26, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Student Life

Crowded halls, giants hovering above, lost in the sea of people. High school can be a scary place the first day of school freshman year. Starting out, many freshmen do not know what to expect. "I always thought that high school would be this busy place that you have to do all these things, every d...

5 Ways to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolution

5 Ways to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolution

Claire Burkett, Reporter

January 25, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page

As 2018 begins eighty percent of all New Year’s resolutions will fail by the end of February, according the U.S. News. Here are 5 tips to stick to yours. Write a list of your resolutions When deciding how to start the new year off on the right foot, make a detailed and specific list of each and...

Eagle Soccer Starts Up

Eagle Soccer Starts Up

Connor Repp, Sports Correspondent

January 23, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Soccer

The Eagles soccer team is on a roll so far, going undefeated in the Alvarado tournament and beating Decatur and Kennedale. They have started strong after losing several starters including leading scorer Dylan Sadler and German exchange student Benedikt Van Alton. But returning starters Travis Garner and Mich...

Rapid Urbanization Harms Community

Rapid Urbanization Harms Community

Jaclyn Harris, Editorial Manager

January 23, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Opinions, Uncategorized

Rapid economic growth and development are two of the main factors driving Argyle’s population boom. Schools are packed, filling up new seats as soon as they can provide them, and new buildings seem to be sprouting up every day. Ultimately, rapid urbanization will most likely lead to the deterioration of both ...

Six Advance to All-State

Six Advance to All-State

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

January 22, 2018


Filed under Band, Front Page, News

School history was made this year after one senior, Gabriella Cate, qualified for the All-State band and became the first percussionist to be a three-time All-State student. Along with her, five other students from Argyle qualified, and will attend state in San Antonio this February. This group inclu...

Uncertain Future for Denton Mini Mall

Uncertain Future for Denton Mini Mall

Sarah Crowder, Reporter

January 19, 2018


Filed under Community, Front Page, News

Singed bricks and broken glass are all that is left after a fire burned the majority of the Downtown Mini Mall I down and damaged multiple other businesses early in the morning on Dec. 26. “When we first arrived on scene I was thinking ‘We’re about to lose the whole east side of the square,...

Buckle Up for the Better

Buckle Up for the Better

Jordyn Tarrant, Graphic Designer

January 17, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Student Life

Eagles Defeat Decatur in District Opener

Eagles Defeat Decatur in District Opener

Max Van Drunen, Reporter

January 17, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Eagle Sports, Front Page

On Friday, Jan. 12, the 16-6 Varsity Eagles, led by Coach Russell Perkins, started their district schedule against the 10-10 Decatur Eagles, led by Coach Billy Macklin. The Decatur Eagles are going to try to get above .500 and continue a five game winning streak that started in their non-district...

‘Time’s Up’ for Inequality

‘Time’s Up’ for Inequality

Trinity Flaten, Reporter

January 16, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Opinions

The Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund, founded January 1, 2018, works against harassment and inequality of women, and it has already become the talk of the nation, calling out men accused of misconduct. The Time’s Up movement is important to all women, showing that harassment is not limited to cert...

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