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Lip Dub Worthy of Tradition, or Not?

Lip Dub Worthy of Tradition, or Not?

Christopher Piel and Chad Lyle

December 6, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Front Page

FOR by Chad Lyle  Filming continued this week on the second annual Argyle High School lip dub. An idea borrowed from the playbook of typically larger high schools, the lip dub is designed to boost school spirit and present a unified student body to the community. Last year’s attempt was film...

Student Thanks Community, Pink Out Support

Student Thanks Community, Pink Out Support

Faith Stapleton, Photography Editor

October 28, 2016


Filed under Front Page, Opinions

Dear Argyle Community, First of all I would like to say that this community never ceases to amaze me with it's ability to come together as a group and provide shoulders for people to lean on. As someone who is affected by breast cancer daily, I am overwhelmed with happiness in October, when ...

Is a Police Dog Worth the Money?

Is a Police Dog Worth the Money?

Chad Lyle, Senior Writing Editor

October 5, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Front Page, Opinions

As school districts across the nation grapple with the increasing presence of illicit substances on campus, routine "drug dog" checks have become a popular method for discouraging students from being bold enough to bring drugs with them to school. While many school districts are satisfied with these routin...

What’s the Point of Mega Lunch?

What’s the Point of Mega Lunch?

Christopher Piel, Sports Editor

October 5, 2016


Filed under Editorials

As of Monday, the school has been participating in "Mega Lunch" where all students eat lunch during an hour long period. The new schedule has allowed students to participate in various clubs or events during the extended lunch. Although it gives students more time, Mega Lunch is more trouble than it...

Apple Downgrades with iPhone 7 Features

John Walsh, Junior Reporter

September 15, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Front Page, Opinions

Apple fans everywhere are buzzing with the announcement of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus, but people are slowly realizing that the company’s products have regressed in terms of convenience when it comes to the new “innovations” that the iPhone 7 brings. The first “advancement” that the iPhone ...

Kindness Can Make the Difference

Kindness Can Make the Difference

Brayden Ratcliff, Multimedia Editor

August 7, 2016


Filed under Editorials

High school, for many, is the moment in time where one finds their identity. There are the higher level classes that provide students the opportunity to experience possible careers. Students may also find themselves participating in activities such as sports or fine arts. The school offers many...

Who has More Stress, Students or Adults?

Who has More Stress, Students or Adults?

Faith Stapleton, Reporter

July 17, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Front Page, Opinions, Student Life

Almost everyone in high school has dealt with stress hanging over their heads. The question being brought up nowadays is who has more stress, adults or students, and who handles stress the best?    Over the years, students have been feeling more stressed due to school and the many activities they...

Super Tuesday to Impact Nation

Super Tuesday to Impact Nation

Reeves Moseley, Contributor

March 1, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Front Page, Opinions

As Super Tuesday rapidly approaches, students should be aware of how relevant their vote is to the future of their communities and the country. Not only is voting a right, but it is also an essential civic duty that requires knowledge regarding the conditions of various elections. While students should...

Block Lunch Schedule: Tasty Choice for All

Block Lunch Schedule: Tasty Choice for All

Brayden Ratcliff and Chad Lyle

February 26, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Front Page, Opinions, Student Life

Administration has looked into installing a block lunch schedule for the 2016-17 school year. Ideally, the former “A and B” system will be abandoned in favor of this new plan, which extends everyone's eating time to an hour instead of thirty minutes. In an effort to limit the amount of time stu...

The Future of Derrick Henry is not a Bright One

The Future of Derrick Henry is not a Bright One

Christopher Piel, Sports Editor

February 19, 2016


Filed under Eagle Sports, Editorials, Football, Opinions

Derrick Henry, the former Alabama running back and Heisman trophy winner, will be entering the 2016 draft as one of the top prospects for a number of NFL teams. Henry rushed for over 2,000 yards and 28 touchdowns in his final season at Alabama. He is regarded as one of the better running backs to enter...

Confederate Symbols Cause Controversy in the United States

Confederate Symbols Cause Controversy in the United States

Heather Lindemann, Senior Editor| Editorial

February 3, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Front Page, Opinions

After Dylann Roof, a white 19 year old, shot and killed nine African Americans in a historical African American church on June 17, the question of whether or not the confederate flag and other civil war monuments should be removed from the United States has arisen. This would include statues, school n...

Unbalance Evident in Federal Income Taxes

Unbalance Evident in Federal Income Taxes

Christopher Piel, Sports Editor

December 29, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Front Page, Opinions

Every year, usually around April 15, federal income taxes are taken from millions of American citizens. These taxes are collected from every citizen who has documented income and varying annual salaries are taxed different percentages of their income. Every year, the exact income and percentage numbers...

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