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Student Safety in Portables Prompts Concern

Student Safety in Portables Prompts Concern

Sarah Crowder, Reporter

September 10, 2018


Filed under Community, Front Page, News

Due to an overflow of students, Hilltop has placed six of their third-grade classes in portables outside of the building, leading to concern from parents about security. “Our campus has reached 896 students, all under the age of nine.  All student classrooms are full and we have moved most of o...

New Band Director Continues Legacy

New Band Director Continues Legacy

Sarah Crowder, Trinity Flaten, Joe Walsh (Headline Writer), and Mark Mirelez (Headline Writer)

August 27, 2018


Filed under Band, Front Page, News

The band program is getting new life with the arrival of Jason Bird as head band director. “Mr. Bird has brought in an energy and an enthusiasm that is contagious on every level,” Assistant Band Director Asa Burk said. “With the parents, the students, the staff that he works with. It has energi...

Student Wins Car in Giveaway

Student Wins Car in Giveaway

Sarah Crowder, Reporter

August 23, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News, Uncategorized

At the annual car giveaway, sophomore Isabelle Adoue won the perfect attendance raffle, winning the car, on May 21, 2018. "I was in shock the whole time that my name was even called because I only one perfect attendance ticket in the raffle," Adoue said. "To be picked out of 500 possible tickets and...

New Principal Decided

New Principal Decided

Jaclyn Harris, Writing Editor/ Print Editor

August 18, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News

With the new school year soon to begin, the race to find a new principal following Dr. Hill’s decision to step down has finally come to an end. As of August 7th, John King has been voted in as the new principal the high school. Prior to the announcement of his new position, King has spent 11 years on st...

Two-a-days Kick Off Football Season

Two-a-days Kick Off Football Season

Max Van Drunen, Co-Sports Editor

August 14, 2018


Filed under Eagle Sports, Front Page, News, Uncategorized

In the early morning hours of August 6th, football coaches and players filled the field-house ready to get to work for the first day of two-a-day practices. Head Coach Todd Rodgers is starting with the basics for his players. "We just want to get back and assess the retention of the offensive terminology and defensi...

Construction Behind Schedule

Construction Behind Schedule

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

July 31, 2018


Filed under Community, Front Page, News

The past few years, Argyle ISD has experienced a huge growth in student enrollment, forcing the district to expand its campuses. One of the design plans to help accommodate the increasing population was a new wing added to the high school. What was originally created as a way to welcome growth has now...

The Golden Egg

The Golden Egg

Campbell Wilmot, Managing Editor/ Social Media Editor

July 17, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Front Page, News, Opinions

In the month of May, an exciting new addition was made to the the short list of eateries in the Argyle area. The Golden Egg replaced Savory Bistro, located in Bartonville Town Center. Biko Begaj, the owner, formerly owned the Egg House Cafe in Denton, but later sold it to open the new Golden Egg in B...

Fourth of July Trivia

Fourth of July Trivia

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

June 27, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News

Although America has many holidays celebrated annually, none of them carry the history and significance the Fourth of July does. It is honored as the day America was granted independence and it also marks the birthday of the United States as an independent country. While all Americ...

Argyle HS principal resigns, AISD to search for replacement

Argyle HS principal resigns, AISD to search for replacement

Jaclyn Harris, Writing Editor

June 20, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News, Uncategorized

Following the recent announcement of Dr. James Hill’s decision to step down from his position as principal, administration is seeking to fill the position once again before the beginning of the 2018-19 school year. Hill will be taking up a new role in Frisco ISD as director of the Human Resources Departme...

How to Boost Grades at Year-End

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

May 15, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News

With final exams just around the corner, students are anxiously looking for ways to pull up their semester average so they can exempt their semester final. Whether students are looking to increase their average a whole letter grade or a just a few points, these tips are likely to help students better ...

Upcoming Movies For Summer 2018

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

May 9, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News

While there are many good movies airing this summer, some of the most notable and anticipated films are sequels or add-ons to their series. In fact, some of the most popular movies that exist today are sequels or trilogies. In 2011, nine of the ten top-grossing movies of the year were sequels, inclu...

Color Guard Struggles to Fill Membership Position

Color Guard Struggles to Fill Membership Position

Trinity Flaten, Reporter

May 8, 2018


Filed under Band, Front Page, News

As the year gets closer to times of marching band summer rehearsals, band directors and members are struggling to get color guard numbers up. "Guard is the visual effect of the band. It's the color and beauty that pulls the show together and adds to the impact of the music on the crowd," color guard...

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