The Talon

UNICEF “Water For The World” March 7

February 28, 2013

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

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

Photo courtesy of Tina Shobe

February 15, 2013

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

Photo by Stacy Short

February 14, 2013

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’

AHS teachers celebrated Brenda Spain's birthday on Feb. 13 at 'Painting with a Twist' and produced these masterpieces based on Monet's 'Lilies'. Pictured back row left to right:  Nancy Chumbley, Morgan Spain, Brenda Spain, Jennifer Fischer, Stacy Short, Leighann Fenter; Front Row:  Kimberly Kass, Phyllis Clark, Paula Smith and Terra Lyon.

February 14, 2013

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

Photo courtesy of Jeff Butts

February 12, 2013

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

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

Students Immerse Themselves in the Culture of France

Students pose with French Ambassador, François Delattre at the French Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Nov. 12.  Pictured left to right: Ashley Gonzalez, Bridget Church, Elizabeth Surrat, Leslie Gonzalez, Margaret Stein, Ambassador Delattre, Phoebe Shigley, Tristan Curtis, Grant Mastradonas, Suzie Knupple, Emily Thomas, Darla Dressen.

February 1, 2013

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

Photo by Matt Garnett

January 31, 2013

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

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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