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Early Council Voting to Begin

Early Council Voting to Begin

Campbell Wilmot, Managing Editor

April 21, 2019

ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS OF VOTING AGE! Early voting begins this MONDAY, April 22 for Town Council & AISD School Board. Be sure to cast your Eagle vote! Early voting can be done anywhere in Denton County as long as you are registered to vote. The Southwest County Courthouse in Canyon Falls Community...

Landrum ‘Reins’ in Another State Title

Landrum ‘Reins’ in Another State Title

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

March 22, 2019

Senior Lauren Landrum recently earned her third consecutive state title after placing first with her film, Angels of Mercy. The seven-minute documentary follows Ranch Hand Rescue, a local non-profit organization that pairs abused horses with traumatized victims to help them overcome painful exper...

Whatever Floats Your Boat

Whatever Floats Your Boat

Sarah Crowder and Trinity Flaten

March 5, 2019

As an experiment, the AP Physics class raced two boats made entirely out of cardboard and duct tape across the pond on school property on Feb. 26. “We looked up what designs worked best for boats and engineering for some of the distances,” senior John Schermerhorn said. “Engineering isn’...

Eighth-Grader Recovers After Brain Surgery

Eighth-Grader Recovers After Brain Surgery

Sarah Crowder, Trinity Flaten, and Joe Walsh (Headline Writer)

February 14, 2019

Eighth grade is supposed to be a special time. You're right on the brink of high school; dating, driving, and freedom, so close you can taste them. It feels like you’re growing up. Your last few moments of childhood enjoyed to the fullest. This is not the case for Kate Villanueva.  Kate Villanuev...

Challenge Day Club Hosts Clothing Drive

Challenge Day Club Hosts Clothing Drive

Faith Stapleton, Senior Reporter

February 13, 2019

The Challenge Day Club will be running a Love Thy Neighbor clothing drive for homeless veterans in the Denton area until Valentine’s Day. There are boxes located in the front of the school, by the cafeteria, and donations can be dropped off at Mrs. Sutton’s or Mrs. Warden’s room. “We, as a...

Debate Progresses to State

Debate Progresses to State

Sarah Crowder, Reporter

January 23, 2019

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, the fear of public speaking affects 73 percent of the population, making it one of the most common phobias. The students on the debate team face this fear almost daily as they debate their way to success.  Two members of the debate team, junior Savan...

High School Construction Update

High School Construction Update

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

January 10, 2019

Due to growing school enrollment, the district bus barn has purchased more buses and is currently undergoing expansion to accommodate. The new bus barn parking lot will stretch from the street to behind the football field.  The updated long jump and pole vault lots are now being rebuilt by the ten...

Band All In For All-State

Band All In For All-State

Sarah Crowder and Trinity Flaten

December 20, 2018

A chaotic mix of melodies bounces off the walls. Students line the halls, frantically looking over music and checking their instruments. Preparing. Waiting. Every fall, band students around the country tirelessly prepare two etudes, attempting to make them perfect to audition for the All-Regio...

Choir Students Advance to All-State Competition

Choir Students Advance to All-State Competition

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

December 18, 2018

Although the Argyle Choir program was established only three years ago, they have not let inexperience affect their success at the regional and state level. Out of the 22 high school students that auditioned from Argyle, 11 were selected for region and 8 advanced to the All-State competition. In Janua...

StuCo and UNICEF Team Up for the Angel Tree

StuCo and UNICEF Team Up for the Angel Tree
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Zachary Tait and Abigail Briles

December 6, 2018

An angel tree is an event put on every year before Christmas in which people adopt an "angel", a list of something a child has requested, and buy what is on their wish list. This year, Student Council teamed up with UNICEF to put on an angel tree for the district. “We came up with the idea when we were at ...

Band Secures Second at State

Band Secures Second at State

Trinity Flaten and Sarah Crowder

November 17, 2018

One, two, three, four, dit, dit, dit. Voices count in tandem as the performance starts and three months of tireless work comes to fruition. After advancing to the State Marching Competition, the band took second place in San Antonio, Texas on Nov. 7, 2018. Emotions were high after results were annou...

Petition to Bring Back the Cookie

Petition to Bring Back the Cookie

Faith Stapleton, Senior Reporter

October 2, 2018

The scent of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies fills the halls as the students pile into their classes, the smell lingers in the air, bringing a warm feeling to the school. In addition to the new cafeteria for this school year, there were changes to the lunch menu, one of the biggest changes for ...

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