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Congress Team Makes History

Congress Team Makes History

Sarah Crowder, Co-Writing Editor

January 21, 2020

The debate team enjoyed great success while competing at the State Congressional Debate Meet in Austin on Jan. 14 and 15. Senior Savanna Lessley and junior Billy Mykel made school history by breaking to finals for the first time and ranked 15th and 16th respectively. "I’m just overwhelmed," debate coach...

The Science Behind Scientology

The Science Behind Scientology

Sam Mykel, Junior Reporter

January 16, 2020

People all over the world struggle with mental illnesses and do not know how to cope. L. Ron Hubbard claims he has a solution.  Hubbard released “Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health” in May of 1950. The book is supposed to give advice on how to cope with mental illnesses and is al...

Iranian General Killed in Airstrike

Iranian General Killed in Airstrike

Billy Mykel, Reporter

January 9, 2020

Iranian General Qasem Soleimani was killed on Jan. 3, in a targeted airstrike ordered by President Trump. Soleimani, a man revered and respected as a living martyr of the Islamic Revolution, has now fulfilled this title in the eyes of the Iranian people through his death by the hands of the United Stat...

‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’ Jazzes Up School Musical

‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’ Jazzes Up School Musical

Emma Campbell, Rylie Halk, Delaney Lechowit, and Ashlynn Roberts

December 13, 2019

For this year's annual production, the theatre department will put on Thoroughly Modern Millie, an early twentieth century musical following the life of a young woman as she pursues her dream to become a flapper while also staying true to her heart.  “Thoroughly Modern Millie is a different genre,” Theatre Dir...

Denton Veterans Initiative Provides Hope for Homeless

Denton Veterans Initiative Provides Hope for Homeless

Sarah Crowder and Jaclyn Harris

November 11, 2019

The Beginning  It only takes one “yes” to create a world of change for a community. A yes to donate, a yes to seeing a fellow human being where they are, a yes to banding together to solve a problem.  For Denton, that “yes” came when Mayor Chris Watts announced his plan to participate in t...

Helping Hands

Helping Hands

Emma Campbell, Junior Reporter

October 11, 2019

To help those in need in the community, the high school choir partnered with pre-calculus teacher Marla Warden to gather food items to pass out to local families. Warden rallied eleven students to deliver food and household supplies to four families on Oct. 5. “[The food drive] started out with me send...

Harvesting Connections

Harvesting Connections

Gracie Hurst, Junior Reporter

October 2, 2019

Harvest, originally just a neighborhood, has now expanded to encompass small businesses, Argyle West Elementary School, and a burgeoning population. "When people come to look at harvest, they don’t just buy a home," Life-style manager of Harvest Page Austin said. "They want to be part of this c...

Cultural Crossroads

Cultural Crossroads

Emma Campbell and Iyona Bracy

September 27, 2019

As everyone is getting settled back into their normal school routines, a few students are not only getting settled at a new school but a new country. The school welcomed five new foreign exchange students this year, from a variety of countries and continents. “I had a big culture shock when I came her...

Twenty-First Century Renaissance

Twenty-First Century Renaissance

Emma Campbell, Iyona Bracy, Gracie Hurst, and Ashlynn Roberts

August 30, 2019

Although many people think of renaissance as a historical term, one teacher is bringing renewal to the meaning of renaissance.  The term renaissance means renewal or rebirth, which is the exact premise this club was founded on. As Argyle continues to grow, the school district wants to keep the fam...

Early Council Voting to Begin

Early Council Voting to Begin

Campbell Wilmot, Managing Editor

April 21, 2019

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...

Landrum ‘Reins’ in Another State Title

Landrum ‘Reins’ in Another State Title

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

March 22, 2019

Senior Lauren Landrum recently earned her third consecutive state title after placing first with her film, Angels of Mercy. The seven-minute documentary follows Ranch Hand Rescue, a local non-profit organization that pairs abused horses with traumatized victims to help them overcome painful exper...

Whatever Floats Your Boat

Whatever Floats Your Boat

Sarah Crowder and Trinity Flaten

March 5, 2019

As an experiment, the AP Physics class raced two boats made entirely out of cardboard and duct tape across the pond on school property on Feb. 26. “We looked up what designs worked best for boats and engineering for some of the distances,” senior John Schermerhorn said. “Engineering isn’...

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