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National Merit Award Winners Give Advice to Students

National Merit Award Winners Give Advice to Students

Emma Malone, Reporter

October 2, 2015


Filed under Front Page, Student Life

College scholarships are highly sought after and one of the best  and toughest of these scholarships to earn is the National Merit Scholarship.  To earn this a student must take the PSAT  and score in the top 5% of the 1.5 million students that enter. Earning the scholarship is extremely rare and...

Senior Girls Create Memories

Senior Girls Create Memories

Jocelyn Pierce, Reporter

September 30, 2015


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Senior year is a time to reminisce on all the memories throughout high school and treasure all the new ones made. Argyle has several groups of people stepping out of their daily routines and going out of their way to participate in a handful of events, as well as make new friends. A crew of senior...

Physics Department Hires New Teacher

Physics Department Hires New Teacher

Micki Hirschhorn, Senior Writing Editor

September 22, 2015


Filed under Front Page, Student Life

One of Argyle's newest teachers, Kevin Roberts, always knew teaching was in his future. Roberts' attended Mount Grey Lock Regional High School in Massachusetts before studying at the music conservatory in Philadelphia, also known as the Curtis Institute of Music. After that, Roberts spent a little...

New Foreign Language Teacher Comes to AHS

New Foreign Language Teacher Comes to AHS

Erin Eubanks, Reporter

September 22, 2015


Filed under Front Page, Student Life

With our new school year has come a flood of new teachers. For instance, new Spanish teacher, Ms. Matteo, moved to Texas from Ohio a little over a month ago. "I came to Argyle specifically because I had heard great things about the kids, sports, academics," Matteo said. "Argyle is awesome." Matteo...

Sutton Son Comes Home

Sutton Son Comes Home

Micki Hirschorn, Senior Writing Editor

September 9, 2015


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After spreading his wings and soaring to College Station where he received a Bachelors of science in Biomedical Sciences from Texas A&M University, Argyle Alumni Lance Sutton has returned to the nest. Sutton didn't always know teaching was his future. "I think that it has always been in the...

Junior Haley Emerson Steps Up to Lead Champions

Junior Haley Emerson Steps Up to Lead Champions

Brayden Ratcliff, Reporter

June 18, 2015


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Leading the four consecutive state marching band champions is a daring task to accept.  For Haley Emerson, she will be taking on this challenge as a junior. Emerson will be one of the three drum majors next year in the marching band show entitled "Immortal." "A drum major is the highest student...

Students Reflect on Lessons from ‘Shattered Dreams’

Students Reflect on Lessons from ‘Shattered Dreams’

Annabel Thorpe, Managing Editor

June 1, 2015


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Bewildered and confused, the student body sat listing to the sound of sirens coming over the intercom with an announcement of a student death soon to follow. Little did the student body know that they were about to participate in The Shattered Dreams program. The Shattered Dreams program influenced...

State Track Runner Erik Ramon Recounts His Success

State Track Runner Erik Ramon Recounts His Success

Brayden Ratcliff, Reporter

May 20, 2015


Filed under Eagle Sports, Front Page, Student Life, Track

Moving to a new school senior year is a challenge in itself. Not only adjusting, but excelling in a new atmosphere is an incredible feat. Erik Ramon moved to Argyle this year from Guyer. Dedicated to working hard in sports, Ramon has made himself a leader in the school's athletic program. He contributed...

Lady Eagle Seniors Prepare for State Game

Lady Eagle Seniors Prepare for State Game

Evan Welsh, Senior Writing Editor

March 4, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Student Life, Uncategorized

Determined. The seniors of the Lady Eagle basketball team used this one word to describe their team. As they move forward to the state tournament, it is this word that has stuck with them as seniors Claire Betzhold, Delaney Sain, Jesse Sheridan, and Madison Stapleton prepare for their last games in high...

Seniors Reflect on High School Career After Making College Decisions

Seniors Reflect on High School Career After Making College Decisions

Annabel Thorpe and Christopher Piel

February 13, 2015


Filed under Eagle Sports, Front Page, Student Life

Friday night lights. He lives for the feeling, the family, and the game. Nothing will take that away. Senior Matt Hiter signed to Trinity Valley college as an offensive lineman on Feb. 4. Hiter began his football journey in sixth grade and will continue to play well into his college career. "I...

Punxsutawney Phil’s Prediction Calls for More Winter

Punxsutawney Phil’s Prediction Calls for More Winter

Erin Eubanks, Reporter

February 5, 2015


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Groundhog Day has been a popular tradition that originates from the ancient Christian tradition called Candlemas. Candlemas Day was the mid-point between the Winter Solstice and the Spring Equinox. According to the tradition, if the weather was nice on this day, the following weeks up until spring were...

Austrian Foreign Exchange Student Comes to Argyle

Austrian Foreign Exchange Student Comes to Argyle

Evan Welsh, Senior Writing Editor

February 2, 2015


Filed under Front Page, Student Life

5,5o6. That's the number of miles foreign exchange student, Alina Mikosch, traveled to get from her home, Graz, Austria, to Argyle, TX. Graz is the second biggest city in Austria, located in the region Styria. It is known for the surrounding mountains and being the home town of Arnold Schwarzeneggar....

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