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The student news site of Argyle High School

The Talon

The student news site of Argyle High School

The Talon

From left to right, Jack Dillion, Addison High, Caleb Leonard, Grant Parris, and Liyah Cha inside the Texas State Capitol. Courtesy Jessica Reynolds.

Closing Arguments: Senior Debaters Bid Farewell to the Podium

After very successful careers in Argyle Debate, seven seniors, Caleb Leonard, Addison High, Grant Parris, Bryce Majerczyk, Cole Tisdale, Bhuvana Davaluri, and Sumia Thomas, gave their last argument from...

Shaun Short (left) and Stacy Short (right) attend their daughter, Karolyn Koons, wedding on June 20, 2020. Courtesy
Sarah Berney.

Short To Retire, Leaves Legacy of Learning

Avaleigh Miller and Tierney Withrow June 5, 2024

A writer’s biggest challenge is meeting a deadline, as it will either make or break a person. However, 41 years ago, Stacy Short found a passion in journalism, which led to her successful and inspiring...

Taylor Swift Explores Grief in “The Tortured Poets Department”

Taylor Swift Explores Grief in “The Tortured Poets Department”

Tierney Withrow, GoPhoto Manager, Reporter April 23, 2024

Taylor Swift’s 11th studio album, “The Tortured Poets Department,” is Swift’s most emotionally intimate and ambitious as she explores the five stages of grief. The album is a folder of poems spanning...

 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,...

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