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A Closer Look at the Front Desk

Mrs.Jefferies working hard on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at {Argyle High School} in {Argyle}, TX. (Faith Stapleton/ The Talon News)

Faith Stapleton, Reporter

August 17, 2016

The continuous sound of fingers hitting the keyboard fills the room as the ladies work in comfortable silence. Head of attendance, Candace Jefferies, takes a break for minute and then gets back to work.   “The most stressful part of my job is when it’s really busy,” Jefferies said. “I don...

Who has More Stress, Students or Adults?

Hudson McCabe feeling stressed on February 17, 2016 at Argyle High School (Photo by Faith Stapleton/ The Talon News)

Faith Stapleton, Reporter

July 17, 2016

Almost everyone in high school has dealt with stress hanging over their heads. The question being brought up nowadays is who has more stress, adults or students, and who handles stress the best?    Over the years, students have been feeling more stressed due to school and the many activities they...

NHS Officers Prepare for New School Year

NHS officer Gracie Baum  addresses classmates at Argyle High School in Argyle, Texas. (Photo by Caleb Miles / The Talon News)

Christopher Piel, Sports Editor

June 19, 2016

As seniors are graduating, it is time to fill many of the vacancies they will be leaving behind. One of the most important ones is the new NHS officers. For the upcoming school year, Gracie Baum, Josh Block, Brooke Daniel, Erin Eubanks, Brayden Ratcliff, and Logan Weitzer have all been elected. "I...

Haley Emerson Has a Chance at Major Scholarship

Sophomore Haley Emerson warms up before competing in the GTC band competition at C. H. Collins Stadium in Denton, Texas on Oct. 4, 2014. (Erin Eubanks / The Talon News)

Faith Stapleton, Reporter

June 8, 2016

She takes a deep breath and hesitantly opens the door to the french horn audition room. With one last deep breath, she plays her solo with near perfect accuracy. “Trying to get a hold off my nerves before my audition was the hardest part of the audition process,” junior Haley Emerson said.  ...

Band Performs at Chambers Concert

The saxophone quartet performs during the Ensemble Chamber Concert on Wednesday, March 9 at Argyle High School in Argyle, TX. (Caleb Miles / The Talon News)

Faith Stapleton, Reporter

May 5, 2016

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

The Johnny Stallings Learning Garden sits in the background of the invitation on Friday, March 11. (Caleb Miles / The Talon News)

Brayden Ratcliff, Multimedia Editor

March 11, 2016

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

Cafeteria workers clean up after lunch. (Erin Eubanks / The Talon News)

Brayden Ratcliff and Chad Lyle

February 26, 2016

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

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

A freshman dorm awaits student occupation. (Courtesy Photo/Creative Commons)

Emma Malone, Reporter

February 10, 2016

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

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 Member Jennifer Kerner on Thursday, Jan. 21 at Argyle High School in Argyle , TX. (Faith Stapleton/ The Talon News )

Faith Stapleton, Reporter

February 4, 2016

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

Color War Day at Argyle High School on 10/22/15 in Argyle, Texas. (Photo by Caleb Miles / The Talon News)

Micki Hirschhorn, Senior Writing Editor

February 3, 2016

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...

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