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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. ...

Press Conference Offers Deeper Look Into Gun Policy

Press Conference Offers Deeper Look Into Gun Policy

Miranda Downe, Managing Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News

To address misconceptions of the armed staff policy after its national and statewide coverage, and to provide a deeper understanding of the policy's practice, AISD Police Chief Paul Cairney and Superintendent Dr. Telena Wright spoke to media at a press conference Thursday in the administration building. "We...

UNT Petition Stirs Controversy

UNT Petition Stirs Controversy

Jaclyn Harris, Office Manager

March 1, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News

The University of North Texas’ newest dormitory has become the center of an age-old controversy after a petition to name the building after a woman or minority individual received criticism. Former UNT administrator Nancy Kolsti, who resigned last week due to personal reasons, sent an email to organ...

Argyle ISD Receives National Attention

Argyle ISD Receives National Attention

Miranda Downe, Managing Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News

It all started with an interview on MSNBC. Now catching the eyes of President Trump, armed staff policies like Argyle's bring the community to headlines across the nation following the Feb. 14 Florida shooting. "Since we think it's a viable thing that we're doing, we want to just give the peopl...

Acapella In Full Sing

Acapella In Full Sing

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

February 21, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News

Since starting Argyle’s first acapella group, Remedy, choir director William Griswold has already made school history in just his second year at AHS. Everything about Remedy is young and new, as this is the acapella group’s first year and 10 of their 14 members are only freshman. Although they la...

AED Team Responds

AED Team Responds

Jaclyn Harris, Office Manager

February 15, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News

During their latest drill, the AED team, founded in order to ensure the safety and security of students and staff members on campus, arrived at the scene of a emergency simulation to find a live actor. "What made yesterday’s drill different than anything we’d ever done was, number one, we use...

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...

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...

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