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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...

How to Boost Grades at Year-End

How to Boost Grades at Year-End

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

May 15, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News

With final exams just around the corner, students are anxiously looking for ways to pull up their semester average so they can exempt their semester final. Whether students are looking to increase their average a whole letter grade or a just a few points, these tips are likely to help students better ...

Upcoming Movies For Summer 2018

Upcoming Movies For Summer 2018

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

May 9, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News

While there are many good movies airing this summer, some of the most notable and anticipated films are sequels or add-ons to their series. In fact, some of the most popular movies that exist today are sequels or trilogies. In 2011, nine of the ten top-grossing movies of the year were sequels, inclu...

Color Guard Struggles to Fill Membership Position

Color Guard Struggles to Fill Membership Position

Trinity Flaten, Reporter

May 8, 2018


Filed under Band, Front Page, News

As the year gets closer to times of marching band summer rehearsals, band directors and members are struggling to get color guard numbers up. "Guard is the visual effect of the band. It's the color and beauty that pulls the show together and adds to the impact of the music on the crowd," color guard...

Golden Eagle Award Takes Director to New Heights

Golden Eagle Award Takes Director to New Heights

Sarah Crowder, Reporter

May 3, 2018


Filed under Awards, Band, Front Page, News, Uncategorized

Years of clicking metronomes, countless hours of rehearsal, and a passion for teaching have lead Asa Burk to winning the Golden Eagle Teacher of the Year Award.    “I was very surprised, taken aback, and humbled,” Assistant band director Asa Burk said. “It’s a big honor to be selected.” ...

Renovations To Be Done First Day of School

Renovations To Be Done First Day of School

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

May 1, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News

In the recent years, Argyle ISD has seen a huge growth in population and new homes sprouting up around the town. The next few months, an estimated 800 homes are being built. More homes mean more people, and new students to the school district. In order to better accommodate the growing student body, the h...

SOAR Lets Students Shine

SOAR Lets Students Shine

Katie Ray, Reporter

April 30, 2018


Filed under Community, Front Page, News

The SOAR talent show made its debut, directed by STEP teacher Daina Hunt, showcasing what the special needs students had to share with the rest of the community. “Soar is an inclusive talent show and showcase that we are putting on to show the community of Argyle just how special the kids with spec...

Remembering Our Heroes

Remembering Our Heroes

Trinity Flaten, Reporter

April 24, 2018


Filed under Community, Front Page, News

On March 29, a community memorial service was held for Mark Weber and six other military members who were killed in a helicopter crash.  Mark and his family are from Bartonville, and his passing brings the community together. His passing affects many, including the Weber's family friend, EJ Abood. "I...

Shoot For the Stars Unites Community

Shoot For the Stars Unites Community

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

April 5, 2018


Filed under Community, Front Page, News

To celebrate the memory of Alex Betzhold, raise awareness about common heart conditions and bring the community together, the Shoot For the Stars event will be held this Saturday for its sixth consecutive year. While there are many activities scheduled, the most important part of the Shoot for the Stars...

Students Give Thanks to Overlooked Staff

Students Give Thanks to Overlooked Staff

Trinity Flaten, Reporter

April 3, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News

Every year Challenge Day Club puts on an appreciation week for the staff that tend to get overlooked. Throughout the week a breakfast and luncheon are held to show them that the students do care and they are given thank you notes and gift baskets put together by challenge day members. “It is so eas...

Talon Takes On New York

Talon Takes On New York

Campbell Wilmot, Social Media Editor

March 26, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News

In order to enhance their journalistic skills, The Talon Staff members took a trip to the Columbia Scholastic Press Association in New York City over spring break. “I think going to conventions and traveling reminds our staff that journalism can be really fun and it motivates them to continue wo...

TMSCA Team Wins 16th Consecutive State Title

TMSCA Team Wins 16th Consecutive State Title

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

March 22, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News

For most high schools, winning a TMSCA title is an event worth celebrating. Yet for Argyle, it is a tradition that has been carried on for many years. This past week, the math and science team traveled to San Antonio to compete in the annual contest, where they won their 16th consecutive state title. ...

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