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Band Performs at Chambers Concert

Band Performs at Chambers Concert

Faith Stapleton, Reporter

May 5, 2016


Filed under Front Page, News, Student Life

The lights beam down on their faces. The band students go over in their heads everything their directors have told them about their music. They take a deep breath and walk onto stage, ready to nail their performance. Most of the Argyle High School Band’s ensembles made it to the Chambers Conc...

Johnny Stallings Learning Garden Helps Students Grow

Johnny Stallings Learning Garden Helps Students Grow

Brayden Ratcliff, Multimedia Editor

March 11, 2016


Filed under Front Page, Student Life

Planting seeds for the future of her students is a mission that special education teacher Daina Hunt takes quite literally. The special education classes began planting a garden this past February that will be maintained throughout the year. In hopes of teaching independence and long term...

Block Lunch Schedule: Tasty Choice for All

Block Lunch Schedule: Tasty Choice for All

Brayden Ratcliff and Chad Lyle

February 26, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Front Page, Opinions, Student Life

Administration has looked into installing a block lunch schedule for the 2016-17 school year. Ideally, the former “A and B” system will be abandoned in favor of this new plan, which extends everyone's eating time to an hour instead of thirty minutes. In an effort to limit the amount of time stu...

Haunted Houses Remain Open for Valentine’s Day Scares

Jocelyn Pierce, Reporter

February 12, 2016


Filed under Front Page, Student Life

Many people get in the haunted house spirit during Halloween time. That's not quite the case here in North Texas. Haunted Houses all around the area prepare to open over Valentine's weekend. "I think haunted houses opening on Valentine's Day is a couples thing." Junior Maddie DeGuire said. "The...

Student Advice for Stylizing Freshman Dorms

Student Advice for Stylizing Freshman Dorms

Emma Malone, Reporter

February 10, 2016


Filed under Front Page, Student Life

College dorms. For most students, they are the first room to be lived in away from home. They are an exciting time for all students, but figuring out the style and organization can be tricky. This list of ideas for style, comfort, and organization can help any freshmen student figure out a dorm game ...

Schools Prepare For SAT Changes

Jocelyn Pierce

February 4, 2016


Filed under Student Life

As of March, the College Board has created a new and improved SAT test. No other SAT changes in the past decades have been this dramatic. The last unchanged, SAT test given out was on January 23. The new test includes a new scoring system, 400-1600, as to where the old one "The SAT was really difficult...

Winter Guard Brings Home a Success

Winter Guard Brings Home a Success

Faith Stapleton, Reporter

February 4, 2016


Filed under Student Life

The Argyle High School Winter Guard has been working extremely hard on their show this year and it payed off already. Their hard work earned them seventh place at their first competition this year, at Lewisville High School. “I think it went really well for our first competition.” Sophomore guar...

Senior Advice for Class Registration

Senior Advice for Class Registration

Micki Hirschhorn, Senior Writing Editor

February 3, 2016


Filed under Front Page, Reviews, Student Life

As the seniors observe the younger grade's decisions pertaining to signing up for next years classes, they give advice based off their last 4 years of high school classes. Most students highly recommend taking Dual Credit classes because they believe that the outcome is definitely worth it. "Defi...

Winter Semi-Formal or Old Homecoming? Students Voice Opinions Over the New vs. Old

Winter Semi-Formal or Old Homecoming? Students Voice Opinions Over the New vs. Old

Micki Hirschhorn, Senior Writing Editor

January 26, 2016


Filed under Front Page, Student Life

The last formal homecoming dance hosted in the auxiliary gym was in the fall of 2012. This year's seniors were the only ones who got to experience that; therefore, how does the old formal homecoming dance compare to the new Winter Semi-Formal dance? Due to the last minute decision on throwing a semi-formal...

Athlete Changes the Game

Athlete Changes the Game

Brayden Ratcliff, Multimedia Editor

January 22, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Eagle Sports, Football, Front Page, Student Life

There is no rest for a champion. For senior JC Chalk, this reality has become a way of life. Coming off the football field as a tight end after a successful season doesn't end the journey for Chalk; moving into the already started basketball season entails many obstacles. Each sport requires a...

Zeke Romero Contributes to the Football Team Through Film

Zeke Romero Contributes to the Football Team Through Film

Christopher Piel, Sports Editor

December 1, 2015


Filed under Football, Front Page, Student Life

Zeke Romero is a senior at the high school who has been helping the football team from the sidelines since the 2014 season. Romero has been filming all of the football games for varsity. He was approached by the coaches before last season and decided to film for the team. "Coach Ledford asked me to...

Dobbins Family Makes Turkey Trot an Annual Tradition

Dobbins Family Makes Turkey Trot an Annual Tradition

Erin Eubanks, Reporter

November 19, 2015


Filed under Community, Front Page, Student Life

The Turkey Trot is an annual tradition that’s been maintained for 47 years, making this year the 48th. The 8 mile run leads through downtown Dallas and ends at Dallas city hall. The event was created and run by volunteers, and this year is seeing over 2000 volunteers work. Senior Eighmy Dobbins and...

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