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Developed Countries Should Count Blessings

Faith Stapleton, Reporter

December 23, 2015


Filed under Front Page, Opinions

Americans worry about what they will eat for a snack today, while at the same moment in a far away developing country, people worry if they are going to eat anything at all. United States' residents are oblivious to the circumstances in countries thousands of miles away. “The children [in developing countries] do...

Making the Case for Darren McFadden

Making the Case for Darren McFadden

Christopher Piel |Editorial, Sports Editor

September 29, 2015


Filed under Eagle Sports, Editorials, Front Page

After losing DeMarco Murray in the 2015 season, the Cowboys have an issue at the running back position. Murray led the NFL in rushing yards with 1,845 yards behind their offensive line who have three Pro Bowlers returning from last year (Tyron Smith, Zach Martin, and Travis Frederick). After the offseason,...

Randle Should Remain Cowboys’ Starter

Randle Should Remain Cowboys’ Starter

Hudson McCabe, Reporter

September 27, 2015


Filed under Eagle Sports, Editorials, Front Page

The Cowboys running game was seen as a major struggle coming into the 2015-16 season, but, with some young and new talent, it may become a strength. Joseph Randle is viewed as the starter over an injury prone and inconsistent Darren McFadden this 2015 season, and the depth chart should stay this way...

Chromebooks? Let’s Just Use our own Technology

Chromebooks? Let’s Just Use our own Technology

Christopher Piel | Opinion, Sports Editor

September 22, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Front Page

Beginning this year, the high school has begun implementing Chromebooks into the classrooms. These devices will be distributed to grades 9-12, and will be the only form of technology allowed in most classrooms. The Chromebooks will be a requirement for all students if they want to use technology...

Chromebooks Create Learning Opportunities for All

Chromebooks Create Learning Opportunities for All

Heather Lindemann, Senior Editor

September 17, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Front Page

Students will be receiving Chromebooks this year to promote technology in the learning environment.  Seniors have received their Chromebooks, and the rest of the school will be receiving them by the end of this week. Many students believe that the Chromebooks are unnecessary, and that they should be...

How bad will the Mavericks be?

Hudson McCabe, Reporter | Opinion

September 17, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Editorials, Front Page

Dallas Mavericks fans have enjoyed much success from NBA championships and twelve consecutive 50 or more win seasons dating from 2000. Since 2011, it seems as if the Mavs starting roster changes drastically every season, due to either lack of draft picks or free agency whiffs. The 2015-16 season will...

Clubs Enhance High School Experience

Clubs Enhance High School Experience

Brayden Ratcliff, Reporter

September 16, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Front Page

A piece of advice: get involved. High school offers many different clubs that provide students with opportunities to serve, work with others, gain new friends, and grow in personal character. From Student Council to Challenge Day Club, these organizations have specific themes they follow and strive...

Focusing On What’s Important in the Wake of Tragedy

Focusing On What’s Important in the Wake of Tragedy

Matt Davenport, Senior Writing Editor

April 2, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Front Page

Since 7:38 a.m. this morning when the newly-begun Indoor Athletic Complex at Argyle High School dissembled and fell to the ground, the school has been buzzing. Rumors swirled around about what had happened, who's fault it was, and what the school was going to do. Lost in some of the commotion, and...

Help Bring ‘No Shave November’ to AHS

Help Bring ‘No Shave November’ to AHS

Matt Garnett, Editor-in-Chief

November 4, 2014


Filed under Editorials, Front Page

A petition has been floating around social media recently asking that the administration allow students to participate in ‘No Shave November’, a web-based, non-profit organization devoted to growing cancer awareness. In the past, the high school has been against students growing any facial hair....

Editors Review Homecoming’s ‘Controversial’ Changes

Editors Review Homecoming’s ‘Controversial’ Changes

Evan Welsh and Matt Davenport

October 2, 2014


Filed under Editorials, Front Page

Homecoming Changes Promise a Better Experience for Student Evan Welsh | Senior Writing Editor   A big change is hitting homecoming this year at the high school campus. The dance will be taking place on Friday, Oct. 17, after the football game. This is different than previous homecom...

Malaysian Airlines Flight 370

March 27, 2014


Filed under Community, Editorials, News

With Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 still missing, many students have anxiously followed the up-to-date reports on the search efforts.  When the plane disappeared on March 8 between 8:11 a.m. and 9:15 a.m., the world was bewildered, wondering where the plane could have disappeared to. “At first I ...

Red Velvet Chocolate-Swirled Brownie Bars

Red Velvet Chocolate-Swirled Brownie Bars

January 30, 2014


Filed under Community, Editorials, Recipes and Crafts, Reviews, Uncategorized

Red velvet fever has begun in advance of Valentine’s Day; it’s everywhere. Therefore, join the majority and bake for your lucky loved ones. The recipe I have for this week is Red Velvet Chocolate-Swirled Brownie Bars. They’re smooth, rich, dense, and supremely moist.   INGREDIENTS: 1/2...

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