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The student news site of Argyle High School

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The student news site of Argyle High School

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A sign showing support for proposed changes for Denton County Emergency Service District 1 during the election of 2023. Taken Oct. 19, 2023.

What’s On the Ballot for 2023?

Christian Cockrell and Elijah Ward October 24, 2023

Early voting in Texas begins on Oct. 23, 2023, with Election Day being held on Nov. 7, 2023. On the ballot, there are many decisions on the state and local levels that could affect Texas citizens. Below...

Argyle High School students gather at a Hispanic Heritage Month display, taken on Oct. 11, 2023.

Hispanic Heritage Month: A Celebration of Culture

Christian Cockrell, Reporter October 11, 2023

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15, with the primary goal of celebrating Latino heritage, culture, and contributions to the United States. The observation of Hispanic...

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...

Mitskis Seventh Studio Album, The Land Is Inhospitable And So Are We

The Relationship between Loss and Love in Mitski’s “The Land Is Inhospitable And So Are We”

Tierney Withrow, GoPhoto Manager, Reporter September 21, 2023

Mitski’s seventh studio album, “The Land Is Inhospitable And So Are We,” stands out from her other pieces of work with its warmer tone and loving message. The album features a sweeping classic Hollywood...

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...

Lights at Eagle Stadium on August 31, 2023.

NFL Week 2 Predictions and Game Breakdowns

Jack Sevier, Photographer/Graphic Designer/Writer September 15, 2023

Week 2 Predictions Sunday Slate:  Raiders @ Bills (12:00PM BUF -9.5) The Raiders (1-0) visit the Bills in Buffalo (0-1). The Bills are coming off an upset loss to the divisional rival Jets while...

AHS Yearbook

Senior Quotes: Why Not?

Elijah Ward September 15, 2023

As a senior, you prepare for your college years. Days fly by, and eventually, you’re at the end. But, after you leave, you simply disappear. You may still be connected with some friends, but if not,...

Zara Majid pictured with her patent. 

Photo courtesy of Zara Majid.

Argyle Teen Finds Creative Solutions, Awarded Patent

Sarah Shilling and Avaleigh Miller September 13, 2023

Last week Argyle High School junior, Zara Majid was awarded a patent after working with a local company to invent a more effective way to purify communal water fountains.  At the beginning of her eighth...

A tree stump from a tree killed during the 2022 heatwave, with dried grass surrounding it during the heatwave of 2023. Taken Aug. 19, 2023.

Texas Heatwave Drys Out Region

Christian Cockrell, Reporter September 5, 2023

Throughout the summer of 2023, the National Weather Service has been issuing Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories for Denton County. The Dallas-Fort Worth region has experienced 47 days with 100+...

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...

Texas State Capital, March 2022

House Bill 100 Remade to Harm Educational Funding

Tierney Withrow, Reporter May 27, 2023

In March, Rep. Ken King (R-Canadian) introduced House Bill 100, which would help school finance across the state. The original version of HB 100 aimed to give $4.5 billion for school funding to raise budgets...

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