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District Approves Four Virtual Instruction Days For Spring Semester

Virtual students meet through google meets (Nicholas West/The Talon News)
January 5, 2021

Argyle ISD has approved four virtual instruction days for the spring semester to allow teachers and staff members additional planning time. Students will have only online instruction on the following days:...

Town Mourns Turkey Death

The town turkey stands outside a business in Argyle, TX (Photo Courtesy Argyle PD).
December 10, 2020

On Dec. 9, the town turkey, referred to by Argyle residents as Tom or George, was killed. The turkey was commonly seen near the Argyle Auto Care and often hung out in the street before school. The Texas...

Eagles Defeat La Vega; Advance to Fourth Round of Playoffs

The Argyle Eagles defeat the La Vega Pirates in Joshua, TX on Nov. 28, 2020 (Katie Ray / The Talon News)
December 1, 2020

After two years of heartbreaking playoff losses to Waco La Vega, the Eagles finally got over the hump and took down the Pirates last Friday with a final score of 28-14. Led by a strong rushing attack...

Five Seniors Sign on National Signing Day

Senior Regan Ruffner signed her NLI to pole vault at Texas A&M University on Nov. 11, 2020 at Argyle High School in Argyle, TX. (Sloan Dial / The Talon News)
November 12, 2020

On Nov. 11, five seniors signed their National Letter of Intent (NLI) to play sports at the collegiate level. All of the athletes who signed will be playing their respective sport at the Division 1 level....

Girls Cross Country Qualifies for State; Boys Team Finishes Fourth

Argyle cross country competes at North Lakes Park on Sept. 12, 2020 in Denton, TX. (Rylie Halk / The Talon News)
November 10, 2020

On Nov. 10, the cross country teams competed in the UIL Regional Competition in Lubbock. The girls team placed third and will advance to the State contest. Senior Alli Johnson finished fifth individually. The...

Two on Debate Team Qualify for State

The Debate team competed in a virtual contest on Nov. 9, 2020 at Argyle High School. (Photo Courtesy AHS Debate)
November 10, 2020

On Nov. 9, the Debate team competed in the UIL Region Congressional Debate competition virtually at Argyle High School. Seniors Billy Mykel and Joseph Thompson will advance to state after placing first...

Volleyball Falls in Regional Quarterfinals; Finish as Area Champs

Argyle fell to Decatur in the Regional Quarterfinals on Nov. 5, 2020 at Weatherford Ninth Grade Center. (Katie Ray / The Talon News)
November 6, 2020

The Lady Eagles fell to district rival Decatur in the Regional Quarterfinals with a final score of 3-0 (25-11, 25-19, 25-17). Argyle finished the season as both Bi-District and Area Champions with a final...

Tennis Team Finishes Season with Highest Ranking in Program History

Argyle faces off against Lake Worth on Sept. 15, 2020 at Argyle High School. (The Talon News)
November 6, 2020

The Argyle tennis team concluded their fall season after losing the Area competition to #5 Hereford. Argyle ended the year ranked as the #7 team in the state among all 4A schools. This is the highest...

Band to Compete in Sounds of Springtown Marching Contest

The Argyle band performs at their first competition of the season in Ponder, TX on Oct. 31, 2020. (Nicholas West / The Talon News)
November 2, 2020

The marching band currently holds six state championships and is the 2-time runner-up at the state marching contest. This year they have the chance to compete for another title at the state competition. This...

Lady Eagles Sweep Benbrook, Named Bi-District Champs

The Lady Eagles swept Benbrook at Castleberry High School on Oct. 29, 2020 and will advance to Area. (Nicholas West / The Talon News)
October 31, 2020

After defeating Benbrook in three sets (25-6, 25-16, 25-13) on Thursday night, the Lady Eagles were named Bi-District Champions and will advance to the Area round of playoffs. The Lady Eagles finished...

Staff Members Earn Awards at TAJE State Journalism Competition

Senior Photography Director Katie Ray's Superior rated photo for the TAJE Contest. (Katie Ray / The Talon News)
October 31, 2020

Congratulations to our staff members who placed at the 2020 TAJE Fall Fiesta! Katie Ray: Superior in News Feature Photo Katie Ray: Excellent in Digital Photo (Self-Portrait) Katie Ray: Excellent...

Staff Succeeds at ILPC

Staff achieve at ILPC last spring. (Nicholas West / The Talon News)
September 15, 2020

Last spring, staff members entered their best writing and photos from throughout the year into the Interscholastic League Press Conference. The Talon's staff swept with many placing and even earning first...

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