The Talon

Water For The World

March 27, 2013


Filed under Community, Student Life, Uncategorized

In the "Water For The World" dodge ball game March 7, teachers geared up to play students for Argyle High School's UNICEF. All proceeds went towards the organization, which will use the money to help construct water wells in Africa. Though students ended up winning after two rounds, the teachers put...

Art Honor Society Art Night

Art Honor Society Art Night

March 27, 2013


Filed under Community, Student Life, Uncategorized

  On Friday March 1, the Art Honor Society hosted Art Night at Argyle High School for the community. "Art Night is kicking off Youth Art Month held each March," high school art teacher Tanya Kosla said. "Mrs. Hendrick and I got together with the Honor Society and put together a family night of art." Parents and children...

UNICEF “Water For The World” March 7

February 28, 2013


Filed under Announcements, Community, Student Life

About 29,000 children under the age of five die every day, mainly from preventable causes. The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is working to make this number zero. On March 7, UNICEF will host the "Water For The World" dodgeball game from 10:25- 11:10 in the main g...

Players Perform Pinnochio

Players Perform Pinnochio

February 25, 2013


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The theater department players performed Pinnochio during the morning of Wednesday, Feb. 13. Hundreds of elementary students were bussed to the high school to watch the performance, which turned out to be a big hit.

$5000 Donated to Breast Cancer

$5000 Donated to Breast Cancer

February 15, 2013


Filed under Front Page, Student Life, Uncategorized

Since Oct., the community has been conducting the "Think Pink, Think Argyle" campaign to raise money and awareness regarding the work of the National Breast Cancer Foundation. On Jan. 28, Laura Gaspard and Ashton Little from the Frisco office of the foundation came to an Argyle Middle School pep rally...

‘Red Army’ Sends Ranchview Home

‘Red Army’ Sends Ranchview Home

February 14, 2013


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A crowd at the game would not be complete without the student section better known as 'The Red Army'.  The Army was out and in full on Tues. night as the boys basketball faced what was arguably their toughest district opponents. The win against Ranchview Tues. night clinched the district championship...

Teachers ‘Paint with a Twist’

Teachers ‘Paint with a Twist’

February 14, 2013


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Teachers aren't always creating lesson plans and spending time preparing students for the real world.  In fact, sometimes they learn.  In this case, AHS teachers turned their talents toward the art world, although none have ever been dubbed 'Master Artist'.  They traveled to Flower Mound to attend...

‘Super’ Catch of the Day

‘Super’ Catch of the Day

February 12, 2013


Filed under Front Page, Student Life

Some might wonder what the Superintendent does during her time off.  This past weekend, bundled up in a thick jacket, hat, and gloves—but lacking the necessary footwear— to keep out the winter chill, Dr. Telena Wright took a break from her career for a day of fishing. With a group of professionals,...

February Edition Published

February Edition Published

February 5, 2013


Filed under Student Life

The new edition of The Talon has just been released today. Available here: February Edition...

Students Immerse Themselves in the Culture of France

Students Immerse Themselves in the Culture of France

February 1, 2013


Filed under Community, Student Life

National French Week comes around yearly during Nov.  Students engage in the Francophone culture, listen to current music, watch videos, sample foods, and learn about the diverse regions of France. “It was such a great experience,” junior Margaret Stein said. On Nov. 10, students attended...

Students Create Prototype Window Covers for School Safety

Students Create Prototype Window Covers for School Safety

January 31, 2013


Filed under Front Page, Student Life

On Thursday, Jan. 31, students from Principles of Business, Marketing and Finance and BIM II presented their prototype window-covers to the teachers and students of the district. After the recent shootings in schools across the country, teacher Brenda Spain asked her students to create a window-cover...

Is the Internet Slowing Down?

Is the Internet Slowing Down?

January 23, 2013


Filed under Student Life

The web as we know it is quickly shifting under our feet. It’s shifting under our feet and shifting under many major corporations’ feet, and at the heart of the movement is innovation and greed. Per month, the world is consuming upwards of 4 billion hours of YouTube, they’re tweeting around...

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