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The student news site of Argyle High School

The Talon

The student news site of Argyle High School

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The Talon 2023-2024 Editor-In-Chief Annalise Bodine (Left), and Assistant-Editor-In-Chief Avaleigh Miller (Right), pictured together.

Letter From The Editors

Avaleigh Miller and Annalise Bodine May 22, 2024

-Annalise Bodine, Editor-In-Chief Class of 2024, watching you grow and transform throughout your high school career has been such an inspiring and motivating experience. Having a sister and many people...

Taylor Swift Explores Grief in “The Tortured Poets Department”

Taylor Swift Explores Grief in “The Tortured Poets Department”

Tierney Withrow, GoPhoto Manager, Reporter April 23, 2024

Taylor Swift’s 11th studio album, “The Tortured Poets Department,” is Swift’s most emotionally intimate and ambitious as she explores the five stages of grief. The album is a folder of poems spanning...

Is 2024 the Year of Country?

Is 2024 the Year of Country?

Christian Cockrell, Reporter February 23, 2024

This year is looking to be an interesting year for the music industry and may even surpass 2023. 2024 has already seen the release of new music like Kanye West's new album Vultures 1 and Ariana Grande's...

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...

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,...

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...

A Butterfly sips on nectar from a Cone flower in Northlake Texas on June 9th, 2021.

It’s Time to Rehome Pollinators

Christian Cockrell, Junior Reporter March 8, 2023

Green, lush, manicured lawns. Gardens full of exotic, and invasive plants. That is part of the American Dream, but now the country is facing the consequences of that dream. In the United States, insect,...

A high school student experiences distress while purchasing Taylor Swifts, The Eras Tour, tickets on December seventh, 2022 in Argyle, Texas.

Ticketmaster Scams Taylor Swift’s Fandom

Cate Clark, Go-Photo Manager December 6, 2022

Botched, unfair, and demanding: those are the consuming feelings that fans felt when attempting to purchase tickets to Taylor Swift’s Era Tour on Ticketmaster. Millions of fans went on Ticketmaster to...

Social media has created a false view of dieting for many younger students.

Rise in Diet Culture Linked to Social Media

Nissi Brooks, Reporter November 17, 2022

Tabloids yell from the checkout aisle to stop eating carbs and join the keto diet. Social media tells us to drink chlorophyll water and bell peppers 24 hours a day. Diet culture is the root cause of body...

With Taylor Swifts latest album, Midnights, continues to break records and climb charts. The album was the third most streamed album in a single week just six days after release according to Billboard charts.

Clock Strikes Midnight On Taylor Swift’s New Album

Annalise Bodine November 8, 2022

Singer-songwriter and 11-time Grammy winner Taylor Swift shocked her fans on August 28 when she announced the release of her tenth studio album, Midnights. During her “Video Of the Year” acceptance...

Argyle Town Hall posts sign outside of building, encouraging citizens to vote. Voting lasts from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. on Nov. 8, 2022.

Students’ Voices Trend on the Ballot

Lauren Schenck, Reporter November 8, 2022

No one under the age of 18 can vote in the United States of America under the 26th Amendment of the Constitution. This is understood by citizens of all ages, but can be frustrating for youth under the...

Junior Regan Dillon and Senior Presley Allen commiserate over their region semi-final loss to Iowa Park at the Bowie Jackrabbits Softball Field in Bowie, Texas on May 28, 2022. The Bowie Jackrabbits defeated the Lady Eagles with a final score of 10-4.

Mental Health Tolls on Student-Athletes

Cate Clark, Go-Photo Manager October 28, 2022

Mental health has become a very prevalent issue for this generation with 38% of women athletes and 22% of men athletes struggling with either depression, anxiety, or mental health conditions according...

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