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Seniors Cross Finish Line

Seniors sit on the track six feet apart from each other while waiting for their turn to walk across stage at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas on May 18, 2020. (Alex Daggett / The Talon News)

Ashlynn Roberts, News & Social Media Editor

May 20, 2020

Social distancing. Pandemic. Quarantine. For the Class of 2020, these are the things they will remember most about their senior year. Besides missing the typical spring senior year events such as prom (which is still on for this summer), sports and UIL events, this year’s graduating class a...

Making A Difference

Senior Hailey Hains created handmade masks to show her support for local health care professionals and first responders. (Photo Courtesy Hailey Hains)

Hailey Hains, Contributor

April 2, 2020

*Information Provided by Hailey Hains* Many people have asked me over the last few weeks, how do you feel about what is going on? As a senior in high school,  I am trying to navigate the journey of choosing a college, getting scholarships, and planning for the future. These things are no...

Support Group Connects Families of Kids with Disabilities

Harvest is a nearby neighborhood in the Argyle ISD system that focuses on providing a strong, family-oriented environment for all residents. (Emma Campbell / The Talon News)

Emma Campbell, Junior Reporter

March 15, 2020

To provide a space for families who have children with disabilities to connect and learn from each other, Wendie Wilson has founded a group called Special Kids of Harvest which meets monthly in the Harvest  neighborhood. The group gathers around a dinner table in the evenings and provides food, gam...

Across the Globe: Argyle’s First Multi-Cultural Fair

Student ambassadors share their country's culture through food, music and activities at the Multi-Cultural Day Fair on February 26, 2020 at Argyle High School. (Gracie Hurst / The Talon News)

Gracie Hurst, Junior Reporter

March 4, 2020

Student ambassadors and AP World History teacher Matthew Woody hosted our school's first annual Multi-cultural Fair as a way to celebrate diversity and cultures that have representation in our school. "I had a great experience as this was my first time ever working a booth but I’m very glad I did,...

Freshman Overcomes Eating Disorder

Estelle Brower journals her  experiences as a way of overcoming the past. (Emma Campbell / The Talon News)

Emma Campbell, Junior Reporter

February 3, 2020

In eighth grade, freshman Estelle Brower started struggling with her eating habits. In 2019, she overcame her eating disorder after seeking the help of her parents and professionals. For her, running was not just a way to exercise, but it was a way of staying in control.  “It was natural,” Bro...

Australian Fires Spark Fundraiser

Students can help donate money to the Australian Koala Foundation in order to adopt a koala for one year and help with the environmental crisis in Australia. (Gracie Hurst / The Talon News)

Gracie Hurst, Junior Reporter

January 29, 2020

First, a spark, then a crackle as fire overtakes the Australian landscape, leading to the destruction of millions of animals and the loss of their natural habitats. This is the grim reality that Australians are currently facing, and the effects of these bush fires will have long-term impacts on the eco...

Importance of Being Human

Choir students perform at the annual winter concert on December 16, 2019 at Argyle High School in Argyle, Texas. (Alex Daggett / The Talon News)

Gracie Hurst, Junior Reporter

December 17, 2019

All around the school, we see the influence of the arts. We can hear music and singing, and we can see dancing, painting, acting, and drawing. Not only do the arts and humanities include the performing and visual arts, but also literature, social studies, and foreign languages. The arts and humanities are ...

American Dream

Sophomore Kim Karera is from Rwanda and came to the United States to get a better education and work hard in order to make her family proud. (Gracie Hurst / The Talon News)

Gracie Hurst, Junior Reporter

December 4, 2019

It is said that today's teenagers experience the highest stress levels yet in comparison to past generations. Imagine dealing with that stress on top of experiencing homesickness and pressure from a family across the Atlantic Ocean. This is what sophomore Kim Karera faces on a daily basis after she...

A Voice Above the Crowd

Junior Mattie Kelton is accomplished in music and follows her passion for singing by continuing to audition for The Voice. (Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Kelton)

Gracie Hurst, Junior Reporter

November 7, 2019

She takes a breath. This moment will make or break her audition. She's nervous but exhilarated and ready for greatness. The music starts, and she begins singing. Passion pours out through her soul and into her voice. She has a story to tell, and a captive audience to hear it. Junior Mattie Kelton...

PALs Promote Positivity

PAL students stand outside Group Dynamix after some group bonding on September 25, 2019 in Carrollton, Texas. (Photo Courtesy of Lance Sutton)

Emma Campbell, Junior Reporter

November 6, 2019

To help elementary school students that struggle in school, high school physics teacher Lance Sutton established the Peer Assistance and Leadership (PAL) class four years ago. PALs sends junior and senior students to the elementary school campuses to mentor students who need a positive role model. To...

Labor of Love

The Argyle Marching Band competes at the Sounds of Springtown Marching Competition on Oct. 12, 2019. (Delaney Lechowit | The Talon News)

Ashlynn Roberts, News & Social Media Editor

October 30, 2019

It’s half-time at the football game.  They march out in matching uniforms and shakos, moving in perfect unison across the football field to the rhythm of the drums. The crowd watches in awe as they perform a choreographed show for eight minutes. By the time they are finished, the stands have erup...

Human Like You

The Islamic Society of Denton was the first Mosque to be built in the entire state of Texas. (Sarah Crowder/The Talon News)

Billy Mykel, Reporter

September 19, 2019

Denton is a city known for its diversity and social acceptance. Being home to many groups of people and many different lifestyles has created an egalitarian feeling in the heart of the city. Even with this acceptance, oftentimes groups of people become overlooked. While many people tend to forget about the I...

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