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Remedy has released two albums and are currently working on their third (Photo Courtesy Will Griswold).

Choir Program Opens New Doors With Remedy and Flight

Sam Mykel, Reporter April 19, 2021

The choir program continues to succeed, with a new a capella group and album on the way. “I really just wanted a group for kids who knew that singing was their thing,” Choir Director William Griswold...

Drew Maupin feels at home with a keyboard and monitor in front of him.At home he uses these tools to play video games, live stream, and earn money.  (Ryan Ruth | Photographer)

Student by Day, Gamer by Night

Ryan Ruth, Junior Reporter April 14, 2021

Many teenagers and young adults love to play video games in their free time, but sophomore Drew Maupin has made it his job with an estimated $15,000 earnings coming for 2021. “The way I get paid is...

The Academic UIL teams won district on March 24, 2021 at Argyle High School (Photo Courtesy Stacy Short)

UIL Teams Break School Record at District

Laini Ledet and Laney Richardson April 13, 2021

After a strong showing in the District UIL meet, the school had 42 students advance to the Regional UIL Meet on April 16-17.  “UIL Academics encompasses rigorous testing and competition in all areas...

The Lady Eagles soccer team defeated San Elizario on April 6, 2021 to advance to the regional finals (Delaney Lechowit / The Talon News)

Girls Soccer Advances to Regional Finals

Sam Mykel, Reporter April 9, 2021

“There is only one goal," head girls soccer coach Mark Koke said. "State Champions.” The girls soccer team is making history this season as they are currently on their longest playoff run in school...

The boys basketball team secures another state title for the Eagles after winning the State Championship on March 13, at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. (Nicholas West / The Talon News)

Eagles Fly Over Falcons, Win State Championship

Perkins wins first title, McCurry earns MVP
Sam Mykel, Co-Sports Editor March 13, 2021

The boys basketball team took first place in the State Championship game on March 13. The Eagles entered the game with a near-perfect 29-1 record, leaving with a 30-1 record and a state title. Senior point...

Online students face  challenges different from those at in-person school (Laini Ledet/The Talon News).

Effects of the Pandemic

Laini Ledet and Laney Richardson March 4, 2021

Prior to COVID-19, teenagers were already experiencing amounts of stress due to both their academics and overall personal development. When COVID-19 hit, it affected all teens in both positive and negative...

Seniors signed their National Letter of Intent on Feb. 3 at Argyle High School (Josh Fritz / The Talon News).

Nineteen Seniors Sign Despite COVID-19 Challenges

Ashlynn Roberts, Editor in Chief February 12, 2021

Despite the many challenges COVID-19 brought to each sport, nineteen seniors signed their National Letter of Intent throughout this school year and will go on to continue playing at the collegiate level.  “COVID-19...

This is what the workspace of a virtual learner oftentimes looks like (Laney Richardson I The Talon News).

Virtual Learning Versus Face to Face Learning

Laini Ledet and Laney Richardson February 11, 2021

While everyone is experiencing a world turned upside down due to COVID-19, students and teachers are making their best efforts to continue learning remotely and in-person. Although no one was prepared...

Argyle defeats Sweeny in the State Championship game back to back at UFCU Disch Falk Field on May 5, 2019. (Jordyn Tarrant / The Talon News)

Baseball Team to Start Season

Tyler Castellanos, Graphic Designer February 9, 2021

The baseball team saw success under Head Coach Ricky Griffin during the past few years. They currently are the reigning State and National Champions after last year's season was cut short due to the COVID-19...

Reports flow out of China detailing systematic abuses against Muslim populations (

Inside the Iron Curtain (At the Moment with Billy Mykel)

A look into the growing crisis in China
Billy Mykel, Opinion Editor February 4, 2021

In the waning days of his presidency, former President Trump took one last shot at the Chinese Communist Party, accusing China of waging a genocide against the Uighur Muslim minority group from Xinjiang....

Technology and social media have become a large part of school due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  (Laney Richardson I The Talon News)

Social Media’s Effects On Students 

Laini Ledet and Laney Richardson January 29, 2021

Social media has become a substantial factor in most young people’s everyday lives and has not only completely changed the way our world communicates but also how we interact with each other. Although...

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