The Talon

High School Seniors Ready to Take Golfing Talents to College

High School Seniors Ready to Take Golfing Talents to College

Ally Atkinson, Reporter

November 12, 2015


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

Seniors and childhood friends, Alex Isakson and Tommy Parker, have spent the past several years perfecting their golfing skills in hopes of pursuing their sport in college and eventually, take these talents to a professional level. Throughout Isakson's and Parker’s childhoods, they have grown ...

Dane Ledford Takes on Challenge of Leading Eagle Football Team

Dane Ledford Takes on Challenge of Leading Eagle Football Team

Naomi Brooks, Reporter

November 11, 2015


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

Born in Lawton, Oklahoma, junior Dane Ledford moved to Lewisville when he was only 1-year-old. He moved to Argyle in third grade after his father got a coaching opportunity at the high school. "My favorite quote is, ‘In life as in football, you will realize there is a role for everyone you meet....

More Than a Crown, Hoco Court Talks About the Real Meaning of being Nominated

More Than a Crown, Hoco Court Talks About the Real Meaning of being Nominated

Micki Hirschhorn, Senior Writing Editor

October 23, 2015


Filed under Front Page, News, Student Life

This year's Homecoming King and Queen nominees are Ty Smith, Shane McKinney, Adam Dyer, Zach Schermehorn, Tanner Boyzuick, Pratyush Joshi, Sarah Lewellyn, Claire Despain, Kenzie Cvar, Jessica Fischer, Ari Stryon, and Kennedy Cullum. The Nominee's were nominated by their peers, yet the final vote for...

Think Pink for Survivors, Families

Think Pink for Survivors, Families

Faith Stapleton, Reporter

October 9, 2015


Filed under Front Page, Student Life

Pride and joy filled her as she looked out at the sea of pink as the people yelled for the Argyle Eagles. She loved the support the school was showing for everyone who has had experience with breast cancer. “Hopefully, anybody who has gone through [breast cancer] feels the support from everybody ...

Student Traditions

Student Traditions

Jocelyn Pierce, Reporter

October 8, 2015


Filed under Student Life

Argyle is a community filled with family, friends, humble  students, a great teaching staff, and many activities to choose from. As yet another athletic, outstanding and ambitious group of seniors are preparing to graduate, they reminisce on the traditions they have gone through and await those that...

Freshmen on Varsity Cross Country

Freshmen on Varsity Cross Country

Avery Austin, Reporter

October 8, 2015


Filed under Cross Country, Front Page, Student Life

This year two freshman, Faith Stapleton and Caroline Roth, made the cross country team. They, also, happen to be two of the best runners on the team. Being the youngest member on a team can be really intimidating; especially coming from middle school last year. "I was nervous at first," Roth said. "But th...

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


Filed under Front Page, Student Life

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


Filed under Front Page, Student Life

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


Filed under Front Page, Student Life

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...

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