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The student news site of Argyle High School

The Talon

The student news site of Argyle High School

The Talon

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...

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...

Hobby Lobby sets out decorations for St. Patricks Day on February 19, 2022.

Saint Patrick’s Day Pinches Fun out of the Holiday

Grant Parris, Reporter February 23, 2022

Saint Patrick’s Day Pinching: Annoying or Festive? As Saint Patrick’s Day rolls around in its signature green hue, many people are left in fear of a key aspect of the day itself, the dreaded pinching...

Recent controversy surrounds books in public school libraries. Photo from Argyle High School Library Jan 28, 2022.

Children’s Literature up for Review

Brenna Walters, Reporter January 28, 2022

Not even the animal kingdom can stop the effects of bigotry. Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell have proven that antiquated ideals of homophobia exist even outside the confines of our species. Whether...

Passengers on Dec. 26 United Airlines flight back from Kalispell, Montana, are required to wear a face mask under new COVID-19 restrictions. (Cate Clark | The Talon News)

Airline Mask Mandates Not Enough

Owen Norkett, Reporter January 27, 2022

Whether it is a daily commute to work, transportation of goods, or a flight for a well-deserved vacation, it is clear that travel to any capacity helps the world continue to function. With this in mind,...

People of Great Britain celebrate Guy Fawkes Day on the 5th of November every year to honor the failure of the Gunpowder Plot of 1605.

Guy Fawkes Day

Izzy Lester and Abigail McCarroll November 16, 2021

Starting in 1570, under the rule of Queen Elizabeth I, Catholics were increasingly oppressed in the currently Protestant-dominant Britain. After the queen’s death in 1603, King James I rose to power...

First landing of Columbus on the shores of the New World: At San Salvador, W.I., Oct. 12th 1492. New York: Published by Currier & Ives. Repository. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA Copyright public domain

Columbus Day Should Sail

Izzy Lester, Editor October 11, 2021

Christopher Columbus’s discovery of America is celebrated every year in the United States on the second Monday of October. This holiday is meant to be used to celebrate the discovery of our continent...

Students meet for guitar club during mega lunch.

Mega Lunch Benefits

Ashley Henderson, Editor October 8, 2021

Mega lunch was reintroduced on campus on September 20, 2021. After less than a week, the hour-long lunch was taken away for one day based on students’ behavior and seating complications. With the possibility...

Students who are quarantined prefer to have a virtual option so they do not fall behind.

Virtual Learning Vital for Students

Owen Norkett, Reporter September 29, 2021

Coming into the new 2021-22 school year, issues of quarantining protocols, distance learning, and more have been of utmost concern for a variety of students, parents, and staff members. With COVID-19 cases...

Twenty years after the fall of the twin towers, the new World Trade Center stands tall symbolizing freedom and remembers those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001.

Patriot Day: A Missed Opportunity

Grant Parris, Editor September 11, 2021

Two thousand nine hundred and ninety-six. The estimated number of innocent casualties on September 11 of 2001 is 2,996. Nearly 3,000 citizens with families and friends were erased from the Earth. As September...

A rodeo team at Argyle would give more students a chance to show off their hobbies and talents. (The Talon News).

Pros of an Argyle Rodeo Team

Delaney Lechowit, Reporter May 28, 2021

While Argyle is an area dominated by horse properties there are not teams for people that want to compete with their horse. A rodeo team could be beneficial to Argyle High School for both the riders...

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