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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

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...

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