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The student news site of Argyle High School

The Talon

The student news site of Argyle High School

The Talon

 Jan Deatherage and Barbara Nunneley standing in front of their light up Pecan tree in Bartonville, Texas, taken on Dec. 19, 2023.

Lighting Up Holiday Joy

Christian Cockrell, Reporter December 23, 2023

As the temperatures drop and the sky over Bartonville darkens, locals gather in front of a Pecan tree patiently waiting. Finally, when it hits 5:30 P.M. the area suddenly is bathed in a bright light that...

Jeanna Sutton poses with grandchildren at Goober Bubs Pumpkin Patch. (Photo Credits Jeanna Sutton)

Sutton Family Starts Pumpkin Patch Tradition

Lauren Schenck, Reporter October 11, 2023

Last Saturday, September 30, “Goober Bub’s” strawberry farm, owned by Teacher Jeanna Sutton and her family, opened their brand new pumpkin patch, for the first year ever. Just in time for the fall...

A Denton County Master Gardener Association sign, sponsoring a educational garden project in Unity Park. Taken on Sept. 2, 2023.

Sprouting Change

Christian Cockrell, Reporter September 27, 2023

A cool breeze blows through the air, rustling the leaves, as the early morning sun shines through the Post-Oak trees at Unity Park. Local gardeners gather in the parking lot, holding their old worn gardening...

Keep Argyle Beautiful hosting a litter cleanup at Unity Park, on April 27, 2023.

Conserving Beauty Through Keep Argyle Beautiful

Christian Cockrell, Reporter September 21, 2023

As residents of Argyle drive along F.M. 407, trash litters the sides of the road and its ditches. Argyles parks grow bare with lifeless fields of mowed grass. Chemical fertilizers run off into streams...

School Is Out, Cash Is In

School Is Out, Cash Is In

Annalise Bodine, Editor-In-Chief June 23, 2023

As school lets out for the summer, teens are often faced with large amounts of free time that they previously spent in classrooms or preoccupied with studying. As a result, many turn towards part-time...

Ms. Hamilton, Argyle ASL 1 & 2 Teacher

Silence is Golden

Tierney Withrow, Junior Reporter January 13, 2023
Struggling with a constant uphill climb, struggling to fit into a world made for the hearing. After being diagnosed with progressive hearing loss at the age of five, Brittany Hamilton, Argyle’s first Deaf teacher, began to learn American Sign Language from the yellow book of sign...
Teacher Caroline Robertson stands with family for photo in the summer time. (Photo Courtesy of Caroline Robertson)

A New Perspective

Annalise Bodine and Lauren Schenck January 6, 2023

Seeing the world from a brand new perspective, both literally and figuratively, is something Caroline Robertson is very familiar with. From her relationships with her foster care siblings to her development...

Town of Argyle Police Chief Emmitt Jackson speaks to students about family and duty on Oct. 18, 2020 at Argyle High School, Argyle, TX.

A Thin Blue Line

Ashley Henderson, Editor in Chief November 1, 2022
The Constant Reminder to Take Care of One Another
Halloween by the light of the harvest moon and haunted houses go together.  Theater introduces its annual take on haunted.

Theater Creepin’ It Real With Upcoming Haunted House

Lauren Schenck, Reporter October 26, 2022

Fall breezes, pumpkin spice, and sweater weather welcome the annual haunted house. The chilling production is hosted by the theater department and marks the start of the Halloween season for students,...

Town of Argyle Police Chief Emmitt Jackson speaks to students about family and duty on Oct. 18, 2020 at Argyle High School, Argyle, TX.

Family, Line of Duty and What Matters Most

Sam Mykel and Jacob Stroupe October 21, 2022

Despite having been put into situations where he has seen officers die and children traumatized, it is one thing that motivates the police work of Chief Emmitt Jackson. Family.  Having worked in...

Seniors Bella Minick, Kyndall Hennigan, and Kylie Hardin wear their pool floaties to avoid being eliminated in the senior assassin tournament.

Senior Assassin Set In Motion

Annalise Bodine, Reporter October 4, 2022

With the weather getting colder, seniors are grabbing their pool floaties and water guns, but not for the usual summer fun. These are their tokens of immunity and weapons for the student-0 run senior assassin,...

The majestics prepare before the football game against Wilmer-Hutchins at the Argyle Eagle Stadium on November 11, 2021.

Dancing On Trophies

Ashley Henderson, Editor June 1, 2022

3x State Champions in February, the Majestics’ 2021- 2022 season comes to a close.  The team began to prepare in July and practiced throughout the football season. Placing in four routines, poms,...

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