The student news site of Argyle High School

The Talon

The student news site of Argyle High School

The Talon

The student news site of Argyle High School

The Talon

Argyle Fire Chief Troy “Mac” Hohenberger pleaded guilty to federal charges related to theft of district funds. Hohenberger had been a district employee since 1991.

Former Argyle Volunteer Fire Chief Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges

Ashley Henderson, Editor-In-Chief May 25, 2023

Note: This is a developing story, and we will continue to provide updates. Former Argyle Fire Chief Troy “Mac” Hohenberger pleaded guilty to federal charges of theft and embezzlement on Wednesday...

UIL Academics Team Wins First 5A State Championship

UIL Academics Team Wins First 5A State Championship

Ashley Henderson, Editor-In-Chief May 19, 2023

The UIL academics team won the state championship meet with 269 total points, which is the most in any classification in the state. This was also the team's first year competing in the 5A division. Senior...

UIL Academics Win First 5A Regional Meet

UIL Academics Win First 5A Regional Meet

Ashley Henderson, Editor-In-Chief April 24, 2023

Congratulations to the UIL academic teams for their performance at the Regional Meet in Lubbock this past weekend! The Team won with a total of 365 points with multiple students advancing to the State...

The Talon’s Editor-In-Chief, Ashley Henderson, takes her senior photos in Fort Worth, Texas on July 9, 2022. (Photo Courtesy: Amaris McCasland)

NSPA presents Leadership Award in Student Journalism

April 17, 2023

The National Scholastic Press Association, the nation’s largest association serving scholastic media, has named approximately 1,300 high school journalists as the first recipients of the new Leadership...

One Act Play advances to the UIL Region contest in Lubbock, TX on March 27, 2023. (Photo Courtesy: Melissa Carpenter)

One Act Play Advances to Regionals

Ashley Henderson, Editor-In-Chief March 28, 2023

Last night the UIL OAP company of Pride and Prejudice advanced to the Region contest in Lubbock! The company took home multiple awards including: All-Star Technician- Elaina Hildner Honorable Mention...

A Hoverfly collects pollen from a Dandelion in Yellowstone National Park on June 5, 2022.

It’s Time to Rehome Pollinators

Christian Cockrell, Junior Reporter March 8, 2023

Green, lush, manicured lawns. Gardens full of exotic, and invasive plants. That is part of the American Dream, but now the country is facing the consequences of that dream. In the United States, insect,...

UIL film coach Stacy Short (left), assistant coach Caroline Robertson (right), and the five film crews show off their hardware at the LBJ Auditorium State Film Festival in Austin, Texas on February 22, 2023. Pictured from left to right (back) Short, Ashley Henderson, Rylie Halk, Sam Gassaway, Collin Norvell. Jack Myers, Robertson; front - Nicholas West, Garrett Neff, Grace May, and Molly Hartjen.

Seniors Make School History at UIL Film Festival

Sam Mykel, Director of Visual Arts February 23, 2023

The UIL film team sent nine seniors to the UIL Young Filmmakers state festival representing five films, which is more state finalists than the program has ever had. Sam Gassaway and his crew of Garrett...

The Intersection of FM 407, and U.S. 377 on Jan. 9 2022.

What’s Happening with U.S. 377?

Christian Cockrell, Reporter January 25, 2023

U.S. Highway 377 has been slowly moving towards breaking ground in Argyle throughout the last five years. 377 is a rural highway and is a major artery for the region connecting the two major cities of...

The 2023 College Football Championship will take place at 6:30 p.m. on January 9, 2023.

CFP National Championship Preview

Jack Sevier, Reporter January 9, 2023

The College Football National Championship is finally upon us as the teams will face off tonight. After 15 weeks we are finally down to the final 2 teams, #3 TCU and #1 Georgia. Both teams went a combined...

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...

Harlie Bodine opens up a gift in his living room on December 10, 2022.

The Season of Giving

Annalise Bodine, Reporter December 17, 2022

The most difficult part of the holiday season, without a doubt is the pressure that people feel every year to make their person feel special and appreciated with their gift. No matter how many times we...

A high school student experiences distress while purchasing Taylor Swifts, The Eras Tour, tickets on December seventh, 2022 in Argyle, Texas.

Ticketmaster Scams Taylor Swift’s Fandom

Cate Clark, Go-Photo Manager December 6, 2022

Botched, unfair, and demanding: those are the consuming feelings that fans felt when attempting to purchase tickets to Taylor Swift’s Era Tour on Ticketmaster. Millions of fans went on Ticketmaster to...

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