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Bass Fishing Team Makes a Splash

Juniors Ashton Burton and Holton Mudd advance to the state Bass Fishing tournament on June 28 (photo courtesy of Argyle Bass Fishing Team).

Gracie Hurst, Reporter

July 13, 2020

The Bass Fishing team gained attention as juniors Ashton Burton and Holton Mudd became state qualifiers during their region competition by catching a three-pounder with only a few minutes left. "My accomplishments in the bass team have included placing top 30 out of close to 200 teams in multiple ...

Black Lives Matter Movement Resurges in Nation, World

Protesters in Flower Mound call for change (Katie Ray / The Talon News.)

Sarah Crowder, Director of Web and Digital Content

June 8, 2020

“I can’t breathe.” This is tragically not the first time a black man has lost his life at the hands of police under questionable circumstances.  Minneapolis resident George Floyd was killed by officer Derek Chauvin on May 25. His death, and the deaths of his fellow black Americans, has o...

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...

New iPhone SE Unveiled

Apple has unveiled its new iPhone SE. (Nicholas West / The Talon New)

Nicholas West, Reporter

May 18, 2020

Due to Covid-19, Apple was unable to host an event and instead released their new iPhone SE on April 24 through a press release. This phone is the second iPhone Apple has made in their SE series, the first coming out back in 2016. The main selling point of the SE is putting new technology in the shell of ...

Community Deals with Covid-19 Shutdowns

Social distancing measures taken to slow the spread of the corona virus force people and businesses to adapt. (Halle Mapass / The Talon News)

Sarah Crowder, Director of Web and Digital Content

April 27, 2020

Due to the outbreak of Covid-19 and the social distancing put in place to prevent further spread, many have resigned to working from home while others struggle to keep their businesses afloat and navigate the new social and economic landscape.  “The most challenging aspects of quarantine have been implemen...

Coronavirus Forces Grocery Stores to Take Action

Grocery stores struggle to meet product demands due to the panic caused by the Coronavirus sweeping across the nation in Flower Mound, Texas on April 3, 2020. (Katie Ray | The Talon News)

Katie Ray, Reporter

April 8, 2020

In light of the raging pandemic, grocery stores take on a new set of rules in face of the Coronavirus. The disease is taking a toll on customers and employees alike, forcing both individuals and companies to take precautionary measures.  

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 ...

COVID-19 Causes Uncertainty in Student Body

With school currently canceled until April 19, due to the coronavirus, many seniors worry that graduation will not happen. (Georgia Penn 
| The Talon News)

Sarah Crowder, Trinity Flaten, and Ashlynn Roberts

March 23, 2020

Senior year is the culmination of 13 years of hard work and dedication. It’s supposed to be a time of celebration, a time to say goodbye to your old life and hello to new adventures and opportunities.  However, the outbreak of the coronavirus and Governor Greg Abbott’s orders have caused school t...

A Look at the Xbox Series X

Microsoft just announced the release of the new Xbox series X (Image used with permission from Microsoft)

Billy Mykel, Reporter

March 22, 2020

It has been a long standing fact that, in the world of video games, PCs have been dominating consoles in terms of cost and performance in recent years. With higher fps, processing power, and storage, the relevance of consoles seems to diminish by the day. In light of this however, Microsoft has just ann...

Drive to Succeed

Senior Campbell Wilmot poses with her Division 1 Plaque at the UIL State Film Festival. (Stacy Short | The Talon News)

Emma Campbell, Junior Reporter

March 19, 2020

Senior Campbell Wilmot received first in the UIL Documentary State Film contest for her film 'Drive.' The film documented the story of her friend Rhyle McKinney who, despite her hearing and breathing difficulties, still succeeds in basketball. Her film received superior in all categories, which is an ...

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...

Lady Eagles Take Second in State

The Argyle Lady Eagles took on the Fairfield Lady Eagles at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas on March 7, 2020. (Katie Ray | The Talon News)

Jaclyn Harris, Web and Print Director

March 8, 2020

The Argyle Lady Eagles took second place in the UIL state tournament with a 40-39 loss in overtime to the Fairfield Lady Eagles.  “This season has been incredible,” Senior Rhyle McKinney said. “Our bond this year has been the best it’s ever been from the beginning to the end. Just after th...

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