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Chromebooks Create Learning Opportunities for All

Chromebooks Create Learning Opportunities for All

Heather Lindemann, Senior Editor

September 17, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Front Page

Students will be receiving Chromebooks this year to promote technology in the learning environment.  Seniors have received their Chromebooks, and the rest of the school will be receiving them by the end of this week. Many students believe that the Chromebooks are unnecessary, and that they should be...

How bad will the Mavericks be?

Hudson McCabe, Reporter | Opinion

September 17, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Editorials, Front Page

Dallas Mavericks fans have enjoyed much success from NBA championships and twelve consecutive 50 or more win seasons dating from 2000. Since 2011, it seems as if the Mavs starting roster changes drastically every season, due to either lack of draft picks or free agency whiffs. The 2015-16 season will...

Clubs Enhance High School Experience

Clubs Enhance High School Experience

Brayden Ratcliff, Reporter

September 16, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Front Page

A piece of advice: get involved. High school offers many different clubs that provide students with opportunities to serve, work with others, gain new friends, and grow in personal character. From Student Council to Challenge Day Club, these organizations have specific themes they follow and strive...

Focusing On What’s Important in the Wake of Tragedy

Focusing On What’s Important in the Wake of Tragedy

Matt Davenport, Senior Writing Editor

April 2, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Front Page

Since 7:38 a.m. this morning when the newly-begun Indoor Athletic Complex at Argyle High School dissembled and fell to the ground, the school has been buzzing. Rumors swirled around about what had happened, who's fault it was, and what the school was going to do. Lost in some of the commotion, and...

Help Bring ‘No Shave November’ to AHS

Help Bring ‘No Shave November’ to AHS

Matt Garnett, Editor-in-Chief

November 4, 2014


Filed under Editorials, Front Page

A petition has been floating around social media recently asking that the administration allow students to participate in ‘No Shave November’, a web-based, non-profit organization devoted to growing cancer awareness. In the past, the high school has been against students growing any facial hair....

Editors Review Homecoming’s ‘Controversial’ Changes

Editors Review Homecoming’s ‘Controversial’ Changes

Evan Welsh and Matt Davenport

October 2, 2014


Filed under Editorials, Front Page

Homecoming Changes Promise a Better Experience for Student Evan Welsh | Senior Writing Editor   A big change is hitting homecoming this year at the high school campus. The dance will be taking place on Friday, Oct. 17, after the football game. This is different than previous homecom...

Malaysian Airlines Flight 370

March 27, 2014


Filed under Community, Editorials, News

With Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 still missing, many students have anxiously followed the up-to-date reports on the search efforts.  When the plane disappeared on March 8 between 8:11 a.m. and 9:15 a.m., the world was bewildered, wondering where the plane could have disappeared to. “At first I ...

Red Velvet Chocolate-Swirled Brownie Bars

Red Velvet Chocolate-Swirled Brownie Bars

January 30, 2014


Filed under Community, Editorials, Recipes and Crafts, Reviews, Uncategorized

Red velvet fever has begun in advance of Valentine’s Day; it’s everywhere. Therefore, join the majority and bake for your lucky loved ones. The recipe I have for this week is Red Velvet Chocolate-Swirled Brownie Bars. They’re smooth, rich, dense, and supremely moist.   INGREDIENTS: 1/2...

56th Grammy Awards

January 30, 2014


Filed under Community, Editorials, News, Reviews, Uncategorized

This past weekend, Jan. 26, the 56th Grammy's took place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The awards, hosted by L L Cool J, included performances by Beyonce, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Lorde, Imagine Dragons, Pink!, and many more. Over the three and a half hour show, more than 30 awards were...

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...

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