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Characters Bring Life to Student Expression

Gracie Johnson shows her love for art in the space where she creates the pieces through which she expresses herself, her room. (GiGi Robertson  / The Talon News)

Miranda Downe, Managing Editor

December 1, 2017

He shrugs against the wall with a cigarette hanging from his lip, glancing over at her. She stands with a sunshine bag slung over her shoulder. These are the characters sophomore Gracie Johnson creates. More than just a marker bleeding onto a page, art is a form of identity to Johnson. Every day, the art student shares a...

Student Council Hungry to Fundraise with Movie Night

(GiGi Robertson  / The Talon News)

Faith Stapleton, Feature Editor

November 29, 2017

For Student Council's November fundraiser, the officers decided to take the idea of a canned food drive to the next level. Student Council will host a movie night at Argyle High School on Nov. 30th at 6:00 p.m., charging two canned goods per person as the price of admission. “It’s a good community event,"  Jake Po...

Pep Squad Works Behind the Scenes

The pep squad leads students in a challenge at the senior pep rally in Argyle, Texas on Nov. 3, 2017. (Stacy Short / The Talon News)

Jaclyn Harris, Junior Writing Editor

November 9, 2017

With screaming crowds, cheerleaders soaring through the air, pep tunes playing at full blast, and updates on various events and occasions, pep rallies are one of the driving forces behind the school’s spirit. "To prepare for a pep rally we typically have meetings in Mrs. Hunt’s classroom and ...

Field Trip Inspires Student Leaders

Senior Mira Lilliard and junior Jake Pool smile with their free merchandise from Jostens after winning the dance competition at the Find Your Grind Leadership Conference, on September 25th, 2017 at Flower Mound High School. (courtesy of Jeanna Sutton)

Faith Stapleton, Reporter

October 10, 2017

The leaders of Challenge Day Club, National Honor Society, and Student Council took a field trip to Flower Mound High School on Monday, Sept. 25, to attend the 'Renaissance Find Your Grind' tour. This leadership program, hosted by Jostens, was meant to prepare students to become better school leaders...

Harvey Donations Unify School

Students transport donated water into the school. (Stacy Short/The Talon News)

Jaclyn Harris, Office Manager

September 29, 2017

The catastrophe of Hurricane Harvey has not gone unnoticed by members of the Argyle community, and various student and teacher-run organizations are putting forth an effort to assist the Gulf Coast victims. "I was overly concerned about a lot of friends that [the hurricane] hit," Talon News Adviser S...

Teachers Behind the Scenes

Teachers have to work behind the scenes to help make the school day run smoothly for everyone. Mrs. Kass prepares a chemistry lab at Argyle High School on January 25, 2017 in Argyle, TX. (Faith Stapleton/ The Talon News)

Faith Stapleton, Photography Editor

July 5, 2017

Everyday behind the scenes teachers do things that help their students learn more everyday. Chemistry teacher Kimberly Kass is a prime example of a teacher who works hard behind the scenes to help her students learn more effectively in the classroom through chemistry labs. Kass must set up labs for...

Cutting into Biology Through Dissections

Students explore biology by dissecting a fetal pig at Argyle High School on 4/23/12 in Argyle, Texas. (Photo by (GiGi Robertson)/ The Talon News)

Gigi Robertson, Sports Editor

June 23, 2017

Students explore biology by dissecting a fetal pig at Argyle High School on 4/23/12 in Argyle, Texas. (Photos by (GiGi Robertson)/ The Talon News)

Girl’s Best Friend

Hazel looks up at Gregston with a look of pure admiration, the same look of love that Gregston had when she first saw Hazel and still has for her best friend. Hazel loves to play with her human best friend and Gregston can be seen holding a toy to play with her. Hazel stares at Gregston and the toy in Argyle, Texas on September 29, 2016. (Faith Stapleton/The Talon News)

Faith Stapleton, Photography Editor

June 23, 2017

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Taste of Argyle

Kimzye's Coffee, the newest addition to Argyle, serves frothed cappuccinos on March 6, 2017 in Argyle, TX. (Kenzie Hindman/ The Talon News)

Kenzie Hindman, Reporter

June 21, 2017

Golden Graduate

Senior Justin Clark works on UIL practice problems in Cliff McCurdy's room at Argyle High School on April 18, 2017. (Annabel Thorpe/The Talon News)

Miranda Downe, Junior Writing Editor

May 8, 2017

While most high school students race to the parking lot after the dismissal bell sounds, he races to a hub of a different kind, UIL mathematics coach Cliff McCurdy's room. Every day, senior Justin Clark invests his mind deep into the worlds of number sense, computer science, calculator applications...

‘Starry Nights’ Crowns New King, Queen

'Starry Nights' Crowns New King, Queen

Stacy Short, Adviser

April 2, 2017

This year's 'Starry Night' themed prom was hosted at the Southlake Town Center, Hilton. Students started arriving early this year, a change from year's past, and after checking in through the breathalyzer, made their way to the beautiful ballroom where they enjoyed food and lots of dancing. Tables...

‘A Day in the Life’

Students work with Mrs. Monica Bentley in 5th period on Jan. 11, 2017, Argyle High School, Argyle, Texas. (Elli Marusa/Photographer/The Talon News)

Elli Marusa, Reporter/Photographer

February 15, 2017

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