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New Students, Teachers Deal with COVID-19 Precautions

New Assistance Principal Taylor Gilbreath learns how to navigate a new school during a pandemic. (Josh Fritz / The Talon News)
September 3, 2020

As the entire district is learning to adapt and overcome, new students and teachers are being thrown into an even more challenging set of circumstances.  “I’m glad things are working out, but I’m...

Insights on Virtual Schooling

Virtual students meet through google meets (Nicholas West/The Talon News)
September 1, 2020

Our world has been turned upside down, and we now have a "new normal." From how we greet each other to how we go out to dinner, life has drastically changed. We left for spring break excited about having...

Seniors Cross Finish Line

Seniors sit on the track six feet apart from each other while waiting for their turn to walk across stage at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas on May 18, 2020. (Alex Daggett / The Talon News)
May 20, 2020

Social distancing. Pandemic. Quarantine. For the Class of 2020, these are the things they will remember most about their senior year. Besides missing the typical spring senior year events such as...

Making A Difference

Senior Hailey Hains created handmade masks to show her support for local health care professionals and first responders. (Photo Courtesy Hailey Hains)
Senior Encourages Others To Be Proactive
April 2, 2020

*Information Provided by Hailey Hains* Many people have asked me over the last few weeks, how do you feel about what is going on? As a senior in high school,  I am trying to navigate...

Across the Globe: Argyle’s First Multi-Cultural Fair

Student ambassadors share their country's culture through food, music and activities at the Multi-Cultural Day Fair on February 26, 2020 at Argyle High School. (Gracie Hurst / The Talon News)
March 4, 2020

Student ambassadors and AP World History teacher Matthew Woody hosted our school's first annual Multi-cultural Fair as a way to celebrate diversity and cultures that have representation in our school. "I...

Freshman Overcomes Eating Disorder

Estelle Brower journals her  experiences as a way of overcoming the past. (Emma Campbell / The Talon News)
February 3, 2020

In eighth grade, freshman Estelle Brower started struggling with her eating habits. In 2019, she overcame her eating disorder after seeking the help of her parents and professionals. For her, running...

Australian Fires Spark Fundraiser

Students can help donate money to the Australian Koala Foundation in order to adopt a koala for one year and help with the environmental crisis in Australia. (Gracie Hurst / The Talon News)
January 29, 2020

First, a spark, then a crackle as fire overtakes the Australian landscape, leading to the destruction of millions of animals and the loss of their natural habitats. This is the grim reality that Australians...

American Dream

Sophomore Kim Karera is from Rwanda and came to the United States to get a better education and work hard in order to make her family proud. (Gracie Hurst / The Talon News)
December 4, 2019

It is said that today's teenagers experience the highest stress levels yet in comparison to past generations. Imagine dealing with that stress on top of experiencing homesickness and pressure from a family...

School Establishes GSA Club

Argyle's GSA meets on Mondays in AP World History Teacher Matthew Woody's class. (Sarah Crowder / The Talon News)
November 18, 2019

To educate and promote acceptance, two students founded a Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) club. The club meets during A-lunch in World History teacher Matthew Woody’s room.  “Well, I realized that...

A Voice Above the Crowd

Junior Mattie Kelton is accomplished in music and follows her passion for singing by continuing to audition for The Voice. (Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Kelton)
November 7, 2019

She takes a breath. This moment will make or break her audition. She's nervous but exhilarated and ready for greatness. The music starts, and she begins singing. Passion pours out through her soul and...

PALs Promote Positivity

PAL students stand outside Group Dynamix after some group bonding on September 25, 2019 in Carrollton, Texas. (Photo Courtesy of Lance Sutton)
November 6, 2019

To help elementary school students that struggle in school, high school physics teacher Lance Sutton established the Peer Assistance and Leadership (PAL) class four years ago. PALs sends junior and senior...

Labor of Love

The Argyle Marching Band competes at the Sounds of Springtown Marching Competition on Oct. 12, 2019. (Delaney Lechowit | The Talon News)
Band Continues 'Note-Worthy' Legacy Behind Senior Leadership
October 30, 2019

It’s half-time at the football game.  They march out in matching uniforms and shakos, moving in perfect unison across the football field to the rhythm of the drums. The crowd watches in awe as they...

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