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Drew Maupin feels at home with a keyboard and monitor in front of him.At home he uses these tools to play video games, live stream, and earn money.  (Ryan Ruth | Photographer)

Student by Day, Gamer by Night

Ryan Ruth, Junior Reporter April 14, 2021

Many teenagers and young adults love to play video games in their free time, but sophomore Drew Maupin has made it his job with an estimated $15,000 earnings coming for 2021. “The way I get paid is...

Shop Love Note owner Cayden Sizelove poses with a few of her clothing models before a shoot. (Photo Courtesy Cayden Sizelove)

Just a Little Love Note

Rylie Halk, Reporter January 27, 2021

Senior Cayden Sizelove has loved fashion her whole life. She vividly remembers being obsessed with halter tops around the age of seven. No matter the clothing trend, Sizelove was infatuated. As a self-made...

Senior Regan Ruffner has competed in pole vaulting since her freshman year (Photo Courtesy Regan Ruffner).

Soaring to Success

Laini Ledet, Reporter December 9, 2020

Senior and varsity track runner Regan Ruffner signed a scholarship with Texas A&M University for pole vaulting and will continue down the path of achieving her lifelong dream of becoming an Aggie.  “I...

New Assistance Principal Taylor Gilbreath learns how to navigate a new school during a pandemic. (Josh Fritz / The Talon News)

New Students, Teachers Deal with COVID-19 Precautions

Sarah Crowder and Ashlynn Roberts September 3, 2020

As the entire district is learning to adapt and overcome, new students and teachers are being thrown into an even more challenging set of circumstances.  “I’m glad things are working out, but I’m...

Virtual students meet through google meets (Nicholas West/The Talon News)

Insights on Virtual Schooling

Laney Richardson, Junior Reporter September 1, 2020

Our world has been turned upside down, and we now have a "new normal." From how we greet each other to how we go out to dinner, life has drastically changed. We left for spring break excited about having...

Seniors sit on the track six feet apart from each other while waiting for their turn to walk across stage at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas on May 18, 2020. (Alex Daggett / The Talon News)

Seniors Cross Finish Line

Ashlynn Roberts , News & Social Media Editor May 20, 2020

Social distancing. Pandemic. Quarantine. For the Class of 2020, these are the things they will remember most about their senior year. Besides missing the typical spring senior year events such as...

Senior Hailey Hains created handmade masks to show her support for local health care professionals and first responders. (Photo Courtesy Hailey Hains)

Making A Difference

Senior Encourages Others To Be Proactive
Hailey Hains, Contributor April 2, 2020

*Information Provided by Hailey Hains* Many people have asked me over the last few weeks, how do you feel about what is going on? As a senior in high school,  I am trying to navigate...

Student ambassadors share their country's culture through food, music and activities at the Multi-Cultural Day Fair on February 26, 2020 at Argyle High School. (Gracie Hurst / The Talon News)

Across the Globe: Argyle’s First Multi-Cultural Fair

Gracie Hurst, Junior Reporter March 4, 2020

Student ambassadors and AP World History teacher Matthew Woody hosted our school's first annual Multi-cultural Fair as a way to celebrate diversity and cultures that have representation in our school. "I...

Estelle Brower journals her  experiences as a way of overcoming the past. (Emma Campbell / The Talon News)

Freshman Overcomes Eating Disorder

Emma Campbell , Junior Reporter February 3, 2020

In eighth grade, freshman Estelle Brower started struggling with her eating habits. In 2019, she overcame her eating disorder after seeking the help of her parents and professionals. For her, running...

Students can help donate money to the Australian Koala Foundation in order to adopt a koala for one year and help with the environmental crisis in Australia. (Gracie Hurst / The Talon News)

Australian Fires Spark Fundraiser

Gracie Hurst, Junior Reporter January 29, 2020

First, a spark, then a crackle as fire overtakes the Australian landscape, leading to the destruction of millions of animals and the loss of their natural habitats. This is the grim reality that Australians...

Sophomore Kim Karera is from Rwanda and came to the United States to get a better education and work hard in order to make her family proud. (Gracie Hurst / The Talon News)

American Dream

Gracie Hurst, Junior Reporter December 4, 2019

It is said that today's teenagers experience the highest stress levels yet in comparison to past generations. Imagine dealing with that stress on top of experiencing homesickness and pressure from a family...

Argyle's GSA meets on Mondays in AP World History Teacher Matthew Woody's class. (Sarah Crowder / The Talon News)

School Establishes GSA Club

Sarah Crowder and Trinity Flaten November 18, 2019

To educate and promote acceptance, two students founded a Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) club. The club meets during A-lunch in World History teacher Matthew Woody’s room.  “Well, I realized that...

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