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Hail (Weather Weekly)

Hail (Weather Weekly)

Kristjan Feltes, Weather Reporter

May 21, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Opinions

Loud banging during a storm? Sounds like hail. How does hail form? Hail forms when rain is carried high up in the storm due to an updraft, into the colder parts of the atmosphere where it freezes into a ball of ice. Hail then falls when the updraft can no longer support the weight of it or when the up...

Does Class Size Matter?

Does Class Size Matter?

Ashlynn Roberts, News Editor

May 20, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Opinions

Crowded classrooms, noisy hallways, and never-ending lunch lines are daily problems at large schools, where students are merely a number in their class rank and a name on a roll call paper. However, students at small schools are able to thrive in classes where they know each classmate and teacher pers...

Top 10 Summer Jobs

Top 10 Summer Jobs

Trinity Flaten, Co-Writing Editor

May 17, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Student Life

As summer rolls around, many teens are struggling to find jobs. The list below gives possible options: 1. Lifeguard During the summer, waterparks, community pools, and country clubs are always in need of lifeguards. Becoming a certified lifeguard is simpler than many think. There are multiple prog...

Baseball Takes on Brownwood

Baseball Takes on Brownwood

Jaclyn Harris, Reporter

May 17, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Front Page

Thursday: The Eagles kicked off the first game of the region quarterfinals by defeating the Brownwood Lions 21-0 at Glen Rose High School yesterday, bringing their season to 35-1-1. The Eagles hit the ground running when Dillon Carter (1) hit a home run in the first inning. The Eagles continued...

A Hero, a Golf Club, and a Disappointment

A Hero, a Golf Club, and a Disappointment

Billy Mykel, Reporter

May 16, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Opinions

      A tale of unprecedented heroism came to a close on May 6, 2019 as President Trump awarded professional golfer Tiger Woods with the Medal of Freedom following his victory at this year’s Masters. A story which followed the all so familiar plot of a tall man bending in brokenness only to rise agai...

Microbursts (Weather Weekly)

Microbursts (Weather Weekly)

Kristjan Feltes, Weather Reporter

May 15, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Opinions

Time to talk about microbursts and what they are.  Let's start off with the what. A microburst is a weather phenomenon where a storm that has a strong updraft suspends hail and water droplets high in the core of the storm. When the updraft weakens, it can no longer hold the core in place and the core ...

Early Council Voting to Begin

Early Council Voting to Begin

Campbell Wilmot, Managing Editor

April 21, 2019


Filed under Front Page, News

ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS OF VOTING AGE! Early voting begins this MONDAY, April 22 for Town Council & AISD School Board. Be sure to cast your Eagle vote! Early voting can be done anywhere in Denton County as long as you are registered to vote. The Southwest County Courthouse in Canyon Falls Community...

Boys and Girls Golf Teams Advance to Region

Boys and Girls Golf Teams Advance to Region

Max Van Drunen, Sports Editor

April 10, 2019


Filed under Eagle Sports, Front Page

On Friday, April 5, and Monday, April 8, the Argyle Eagle and Lady Eagle golf teams competed at the District 8-4A tournament at Wildhorse Golf Club at Robson Ranch. All three teams will advance to the regional tournament. The girl's varsity team placed first in the tournament with a team score of...

One Act, One Story

One Act, One Story

Sarah Crowder, Reporter

April 4, 2019


Filed under Fine Arts, Front Page, Theatre

After hours of research and rehearsal, this year's One Act Play cast received first at the district for their show Blue Stockings and is performing at the area competition on Thursday, April 4. "One act is the greatest thing ever," sophomore Peyton Deffenbaugh, who plays Maeve Sullivan, said. "I love ...

Elizabeth Warren’s Wealth Tax Explained

Elizabeth Warren’s Wealth Tax Explained

Billy Mykel, Reporter

April 2, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Front Page

In light of an increase in American unemployment rates and government spending, Massachusetts Democrat Elizabeth Warren has purposed a new wealth tax on the so-called ultra-rich. With a massive amount of partisan controversy building around the legislation, as well as the uncertainty of the contents...

Academic Teams Soars to New Heights

Academic Teams Soars to New Heights

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

March 29, 2019


Filed under Awards, Front Page

The Argyle academics team soared above the competition and won its 12th consecutive District Championship, earning a combined 1,028 points. This marked one of the highest-scoring seasons in school history. Fifty-three students qualified for the regional competition and will travel to Lubbock to compe...

Samoa Bundt Cake

Samoa Bundt Cake

Claire Burkett, Reporter

March 26, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Recipes and Crafts

Ingredients - Butter, for pan - All-purpose flour, for pan - 1 box vanilla cake mix, plus ingredients called for on box - 1 c. caramel, warmed slightly and divided - 2 c. heavy cream - 16 oz. semisweet chocolate chips - 4 c. shredded coconut, toasted Steps Preheat oven to 350°. Gene...

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