The Talon

Argyle HS Celebrates Academics at End of Year Awards Ceremony

Argyle HS Celebrates Academics at End of Year Awards Ceremony

Talon Staff

May 18, 2016


Filed under Front Page, News

Over 100 students received recognition for their accomplishments throughout the year at the awards ceremony on May 16. The event celebrated students who maintained perfect attendance, showed excellence in academics, and seniors at the ceremony who received scholarships from their chosen schoo...

Challenge Day Club Leads Field Day Events at Hilltop

Challenge Day Club Leads Field Day Events at Hilltop

Brayden Ratcliff, Multimedia Editor

May 18, 2016


Filed under Front Page, News

Volunteers arrived at Hilltop to help with the elementary school field day on May 11, 2016. From 9 am to 2 pm, Challenge Day Club (CDC) members ran multiple stations to help out with the event. The day was split in having the younger students come out the first half of the day. After lunch, the...

Shoot for the Stars Gets Ready to Kick Off

Shoot for the Stars Gets Ready to Kick Off

Naomi Brooks, Reporter

May 11, 2016


Filed under Front Page, News

This previous Friday, UNICEF sponsored the a knockout competition at the new Alex Betzhold Memorial Basketball court. Even though it was advertised that the goal was to bet the Guinness World Record that the Dallas Mavericks set with 702 participants in a knockout competition, there were only 402 participant...

Band Performs at Chambers Concert

Band Performs at Chambers Concert

Faith Stapleton, Reporter

May 5, 2016


Filed under Front Page, News, Student Life

The lights beam down on their faces. The band students go over in their heads everything their directors have told them about their music. They take a deep breath and walk onto stage, ready to nail their performance. Most of the Argyle High School Band’s ensembles made it to the Chambers Conc...

Winter Guard Makes History on the Floor

Winter Guard Makes History on the Floor

Faith Stapleton, Reporter

May 2, 2016


Filed under Front Page, News

History was made on April 1 at the Thomas Coliseum in Haltom City when the Argyle Winter Guard heard ‘Argyle’ called for first place. For the first time at Argyle High School, the Lady Eagles Winter Guard came home from their NTCA Winter Guard Championships with gold medals. “It was actual...

Director and Crew Make UIL Film History

Director and Crew Make UIL Film History

Faith Stapleton, Reporter

March 5, 2016


Filed under Front Page, News

Never in her wildest dreams did junior and film director Annabel Thorpe see herself crying tears of joy from placing 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in the Division I UIL Documentary competition, but hey dreams really do come true. "It takes a lot to make me cry, especially happy tears,” Thorpe said. "So I think...

Track Competes Against Byron Nelson to Determine Thier Event

Track Competes Against Byron Nelson to Determine Thier Event

Avery Austin, Reporter

February 16, 2016


Filed under Front Page, News, Track

On Thursday February 11, the first track meet of the season took place. The meet was a dual meet, with the only other team being Byron Nelson. The meet is mainly just a practice meet. "The track meet went by really fast since there was only two teams," Sophomore Kaley Allen said. "I wasn't able...

State Band Members Fill San Antonio with Joyful Noise

State Band Members Fill San Antonio with Joyful Noise

Brayden Ratcliff, Multimedia Editor

February 13, 2016


Filed under Front Page, News

Nine band members traveled to San Antonio this week to participate in the UIL Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) All-State band. The students left Tuesday, Feb. 9 and auditioned for chair placement the next day, all leading up to a concert put on Saturday, Feb. 13. "It's been an amazing ex...

Texting and Driving Campaign Steers Argyle in New Direction

Texting and Driving Campaign Steers Argyle in New Direction

Lizzie Dagg, Miranda Downe, and Ally Atkinson

February 10, 2016


Filed under Community, Front Page, News

During the week of Feb. 8-12, Student Leadership and Student Council  is campaigning to put a stop to texting and driving, in hopes of informing students of the new Hands Free law passed in Argyle.   “I’m hoping that even if one kid listens, then that’s a potential life-saver,” principal...

UIL Releases New Alignments for Football and Basketball

UIL Releases New Alignments for Football and Basketball

Christopher Piel, Sports Editor

February 9, 2016


Filed under Eagle Sports, Front Page, News

On Feb. 1, the UIL rearranged each district, region, and and division of all of the high school teams in the state. For the past two years, Graham, Paris, Wilmer-Hutchins, Carrolton Ranchview, Dallas Carter, Dallas Pinkston, and Sanger have all been a part of the football team's district opponents....

Lady Eagle Basketball Working Towards Another State Title

Lady Eagle Basketball Working Towards Another State Title

Christopher Piel, Sports Editor

January 26, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Eagle Sports, Front Page, News

This year, the girls basketball team has seen success as early as district. Coming off of an state title, this experienced team anticipates similar success to last year's team. "We made a goal as a team to be undefeated in district," Sophomore Gabby Standifer (33) said. "After we hopefully accomplish ...

Students Take the Stage in Little Shop of Horrors

Students Take the Stage in Little Shop of Horrors

Jocelyn Pierce, Reporter

January 25, 2016


Filed under Front Page, News

The Argyle theater department proudly presents their newest show, Little Shop of Horrors. "The new musical director, Mr. Brown, was really good to work with." Junior Alex Peters said. "This production was my first musical at Argyle and I didn't know what to expect coming into it, but I had a blast." Little...

The student news site of Argyle High School
News