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Band Prepares for Region Clinic

Band Prepares for Region Clinic

Brayden Ratcliff, Multimedia Editor

January 15, 2016


Filed under News

The region band clinic will be hosted by Argyle High School this Friday and Saturday, concluding with a concert put on by each band on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. in the auditorium. 52 Argyle students make up the region band, and many are helping before, during, and after to help set up and make sure the...

Tragedy Strikes Close to Home

Tragedy Strikes Close to Home

Micki Hirschhorn, Senior Writing Editor

January 11, 2016


Filed under Front Page, News

It was the day after Christmas when tragedy stuck a community only 35 miles away from our home town. Tornadoes destroyed everything in their path and approached with almost no warning. Sadly, a family in our community has been affected. Senior Sydney Ward's extended family lives in the Garland area,...

Argyle Boys Basketball fall to Kennedale in pre-district match-up

Argyle Boys Basketball fall to Kennedale in pre-district match-up

Russell Perkins, Coach

January 8, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Eagle Sports, News

The Argyle boys basketball team played Kennedale on Friday evening, falling to them 59-56  in a very close game.   Although the boys fought hard throughout the majority of the game and trailed most of the game, they came back with rousing spirits towards the end of the fourth quarter, being beat out...

Theater Production “Almost, Maine” Challenges Program

Theater Production “Almost, Maine” Challenges Program

Brayden Ratcliff, Multimedia Editor

November 17, 2015


Filed under Front Page, News

Theater performed the play, 'Almost, Maine' on November 13 and 14 in the high school auditorium. Open to the community, the play was a romantic comedy that featured a series of duet scenes. "It all takes place in a town called 'Almost' located in Maine," high school theater director Melissa To...

More Than a Crown, Hoco Court Talks About the Real Meaning of being Nominated

More Than a Crown, Hoco Court Talks About the Real Meaning of being Nominated

Micki Hirschhorn, Senior Writing Editor

October 23, 2015


Filed under Front Page, News, Student Life

This year's Homecoming King and Queen nominees are Ty Smith, Shane McKinney, Adam Dyer, Zach Schermehorn, Tanner Boyzuick, Pratyush Joshi, Sarah Lewellyn, Claire Despain, Kenzie Cvar, Jessica Fischer, Ari Stryon, and Kennedy Cullum. The Nominee's were nominated by their peers, yet the final vote for...

Annual Community Parade and Bonfire Held at High School

Annual Community Parade and Bonfire Held at High School

Brayden Ratcliff, Multimedia Editor

October 22, 2015


Filed under Community, Front Page, News

The community wide Homecoming parade and bonfire was held on October 21, 2015 at the high school in order to bring the town together for the game on Friday night. Many organizations, classes, and clubs participated by building floats to be a part of the event led by Student Council. "Homecoming...

Marching Season Comes to a Close

Marching Season Comes to a Close

Faith Stapleton, Reporter

October 19, 2015


Filed under Front Page, News

The Argyle High Marching Band has reached the end of their marching season. The band has had great success this year earning at least in the top three in all of their competitions. In their latest competition they earned a one from the judges which is the highest score you can get. “[The band m...

Eagles Participate in ‘Wonderful Wednesday’

Eagles Participate in ‘Wonderful Wednesday’

Hudson McCabe, Reporter

October 14, 2015


Filed under Baseball, Eagle Sports, Front Page, News

For most students, Wednesday is just another day of the week, but for the boys' basketball team, Wednesdays are especially "wonderful". Every Wednesday, the Eagles basketball team does intense running and cardio to get in "basketball shape". This weekly tradition started upon the arrival of head...

Drum Line Tradition Lives On

Drum Line Tradition Lives On

Faith Stapleton, Reporter

October 5, 2015


Filed under News

After practicing almost everyday since the beginning of August, the drum line went to compete in their first competition in Plano, Texas, on Sept. 26. “We rehearsed quite a bit so that we were all comfortable with the music on the day of the competition," freshman Chloe Livingston said. A...

High School Welcomes New Mascot

High School Welcomes New Mascot

Heather Lindemann, Senior Writing Editor

October 5, 2015


Filed under Front Page, News

This year the high school welcomed freshman Gracie Arthur as the 2015-2016 mascot. Arthur, prior to entering high school, helped her dad out by posing as the "Chick-fil-A" cow. The cheer team, along with the mascot, have been working to improve school spirit and believe adding Arthur is the perfect start. "I...

High School Participates in College Fair

High School Participates in College Fair

Brayden Ratcliff, Multimedia Editor

September 30, 2015


Filed under News

Around 100 different colleges set up booths September 14 and presented what their schools offer to give students more information on which college will be best to attend. "We know it's a very big decision that you guys are about to make," Texas A&M Admissions Counselor Jessica Krom said, "We...

Eagles Win Fourth Straight Lone Star Cup

Eagles Win Fourth Straight Lone Star Cup

Faith Stapleton, Reporter

September 29, 2015


Filed under News

The Eagles have taken home another Lone Star Cup. This is their fourth year in a row to win and sixth overall victory. The Lone Star Cup is awarded to six high schools in Texas, one from every UIL classification(1A, 2A, 3A, 4A, 5A, 6A), each having the best academic, fine arts, and athletic progr...

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