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

Seniors Hayley Little, Blair Bowman, Micki Hirschhorn, and Heather Lindemann enjoy both Freshman homecoming dance and Senior winter semi-formal together.

Micki Hirschhorn, Senior Writing Editor

January 26, 2016

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

Left: Argyle takes on Aubrey Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at Argyle High School in Argyle, TX. Matt Garnett/Special Contributor 
Right: The Eagles take on Liberty Eylau on Dec. 4, 2015 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. (Christopher Piel/The Talon News)

Brayden Ratcliff, Multimedia Editor

January 22, 2016

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 films the Eagles as they take on Lakeworth on Nov. 12, 2015 in Denton, Texas. (Christopher Piel/The Talon News)

Christopher Piel, Sports Editor

December 1, 2015

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

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...

High School Seniors Ready to Take Golfing Talents to College

The boys' and girls' golf team attend the UIL state championship tournament at Onion Creek Golf Course on April 28, 2015. (Photo by Annabel Thorpe/ The Talon News)

Ally Atkinson, Reporter

November 12, 2015

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

Argyle's Dane Ledford (2) runs the ball against Denison on Sept. 4, 2015 in Denison, Texas. (Christopher Piel/The Talon News)

Naomi Brooks, Reporter

November 11, 2015

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

Senior Homecoming court nominees Sarah Lewellyn, Pratyush Joshi, Claire Despain, Tanner Boyzuick, Kenzie Cvar, Ty Smith, Jessica Fischer, Zach Schermehorn, Ari Styron, Adam Dyer, Kennedy Cullum, and Shane McKinney all display their sashes on Oct. 8, 2015. (Annabel Thorpe / The Talon News)

Micki Hirschhorn, Senior Writing Editor

October 23, 2015

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

AISD gets their pink on to support breast cancer awareness on Oct. 9, 2015. The district raised $5,000 to support the breast cancer research.

Faith Stapleton, Reporter

October 9, 2015

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

The AHS student section cheers at kickoff of the Argyle vs. Paris game at Argyle High School on 9/25/15 in Argyle, Texas. (Photo by Caleb Miles / The Talon News)

Jocelyn Pierce, Reporter

October 8, 2015

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

The girls' varsity cross country team ran through multiple obstacle courses on Sept. 4 at Denton Camp Compass. (Annabel Thorpe / The Talon News)

Avery Austin, Reporter

October 8, 2015

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

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

Seniors Kenzie Cvar and Emma Malone play recreational soccer for the Blue Jays at the Denton Soccer Complex on (9-26-15) in Denton, TX. (Micki Hirschhorn / The Talon News)

Jocelyn Pierce, Reporter

September 30, 2015

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...

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