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Get Some Mad Real-World Skills

Get Some Mad Real-World Skills

December 17, 2013


Filed under Community, Editorials, Front Page

Haven’t you sometimes been in a class and asked yourself “How will I use this later in my life?” Many of us have at one point or another. If you are interested in a class that will keep you connected, think about journalism. In a recent article, “Student journalist, connected: How high school...

Beyoncé Surprises With New Visual Album

Beyoncé Surprises With New Visual Album

December 16, 2013


Filed under Announcements, Community, Editorials, Reviews, Uncategorized

Just when everyone had decided Beyoncé Knowles was too busy taking care of Blue Ivy to make new music, she dropped a self entitled surprise album. Queen B has really out done herself this time because not only does the album consist of 14 new songs, but each one also has a music video to go along with...

The Guide to Overcome the Stress of Final Exams

December 16, 2013


Filed under Announcements, Editorials, Reviews

We've all experienced it: the stress that inevitably comes with taking final exams. Whether they have been studying for days, or decide to cram the night before the test, most students are nervous for there final tests of the semester. However, there are a few tactics to overcome the stress of studying...

Icepocolypse 2013 Causes Cancellations, Missed Classes, Cabin Fever

Icepocolypse 2013 Causes Cancellations, Missed Classes, Cabin Fever

December 10, 2013


Filed under Community, Editorials, Front Page, Student Life

Argyle ISD has canceled school again this Tuesday, Dec. 10, making a five-day weekend for the students of Argyle schools. The road conditions improved for a short time on Monday afternoon, only to freeze back over at night. Many cars have been sliding on said ice into ditches, some families even unable...

Fall Favorites: Sweet Cinnamon Pumpkin Candle

October 14, 2013


Filed under Community, Editorials, Reviews, Uncategorized

The Sweet Cinnamon Pumpkin scent is one of the many, and my favorite, new fragrances Bath and Body Works has come out with. While I was running errands this past weekend, I was lured into the store by the appealing smell of Fall flavors and couldn’t leave without purchasing one of the special edition...

Komayombi Speaks About Struggles as Refugee

October 9, 2013


Filed under Community, Editorials, News, Student Life, Uncategorized

Last Tuesday the foreign language students gathered in the auditorium to hear a speech by, Jennifer Zubyk, Danielle Graham, Kaycie Tugman, and Jean-Yves Komayombi, representatives of Catholic Charities Fort Worth. The event was largely about the organization's Refugee Resettlement program, intended...

Fall Favorites – Pumpkin Sage Scones

October 4, 2013


Filed under Community, Editorials, Reviews, Student Life, Uncategorized

This breakfast delicacy will have friends and family flocking to the kitchen in the morning. The best way to celebrate Fall is to eat a festive breakfast that gets you through the rest of the day, especially those dreaded Monday mornings. The spicy cherry jam combines wonderfully with the scrumptious...

Neon Splash Dash

Neon Splash Dash

September 27, 2013


Filed under Community, Editorials, Front Page, Uncategorized

On September 21st, the Neon Splash Dash took place at the Texas Rangers stadium in Arlington. The 5 kilometer race was held in order to raise money for The Mended Hearts Incorporations. Contestants ran the 3 miles around the stadium while volunteers splattered each person in neon glowing paint at each...

Fall Playlists

Fall Playlists

September 18, 2013


Filed under Editorials, Reviews, Uncategorized

  Weekends ‘Pompeii’- Bastille ‘Punching in a Dream’- Naked and Famous ‘Birthday’- Selena Gomez ‘Dear Body’- Cherub ‘Tom Ford’- Jay-Z   Study ‘Song for Zula’- Phosphorescent ‘Slide’- Jake Bugg ‘Same Love’- Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ‘Bl...

‘Brew’ Review

‘Brew’ Review

September 18, 2013


Filed under Editorials, Front Page, Reviews, Student Life

Teaming with students during A lunch, Brewed Awakening, the new school coffee bar is clearly a welcome addition to our campus. Serving a variety of coffees, teas, all-natural smoothies, breakfast foods, and seasonal items, Brewed Awakening is a convenient alternative to the Starbucks run so many...

Opinion: Open the Doors, Don’t Let Fear Rule the Day

September 17, 2013


Filed under Community, Editorials

Colten Katzen is a senior and submitted his essay to The Talon for reprint. You're so close to being late to school. You have Mrs. Short's class first period and you run to the 100 hallway doors and they're locked. Last year the school let fear from the Newtown Shooting influence their decision to...

The Scoop on Electronic Cigarettes

September 13, 2013


Filed under Editorials, News

Electronic cigarettes are undeniably growing in popularity across the country. In fact, a report by the Food and Drug Administration shows that e-cigarette sales rose to over 3.5 million in 2012 from just 50,000 in 2008. Yet, despite these new cigarette varieties having been received in some cases as...

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