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FEBRUARY 11 | 2021

Student Holiday Friday & Monday

All Argyle ISD students will be off on Friday and Monday. Friday is a holiday for students and a professional day for teachers and staff.


Monday will be a student and staff holiday and is an unused Bad Weather Day built into the 2020-2021 school calendar. All students and staff will resume regular schedules on Tuesday, Feb. 16.

Eagle Campuses Celebrating Black History Month

During the month of February, Argyle ISD campuses are celebrating Black History Month and learning more about the history and achievements of black leaders in U.S. history.


The campuses across the district are providing daily announcements, implementing videos, activities and lessons focusing on Black History Month and famous individuals and events. The libraries are providing books, read-alouds and virtual storytime on famous African Americans and their significant contributions to our world.

Students across the campuses are also doing a variety of activities including artwork and researching and writing biographies on famous figures.

Argyle ISD Goes Red for Heart Health!

Argyle ISD students, teachers and staff had RED OUT day on Thursday to recognize heart health awareness.

Please share your photos and who you are wearing RED for on social media and/or email your photos and info to - parrington@argyleisd.com. We will share your photos on the district's Facebook page and in the district's magazine Insights!!

Nominate An Eagle Teacher Today!

Please join the Argyle Education Foundation in recognizing the amazing teachers in Argyle ISD! Our teachers have done such a tremendous job this year serving our Eagles, please take a moment a recognize them!


Nominations are due by 5 PM on THURSDAY, FEB. 18!


CLICK HERE TO NOMINATE!


Campus winners from Hilltop Elementary, Argyle Intermediate School, and Argyle West Elementary School will interview to receive the Lisa M.Z. Elementary Teacher Excellence Award.


Campus winners from Argyle Middle School and Argyle High School will interview to receive the Lisa M.Z. Secondary Teacher Excellence Award. Cash prizes are awarded from the Lisa M.Z. Teacher Excellence Award Endowment managed by the Argyle Education Foundation. Judges are selected from outside AISD.

Chopped! AHS Culinary Students Battle for Top Plate

The competition heated up, literally, Thursday in Mrs. Hill's Culinary Arts class at Argyle High School. She organized a cooking and creativity battle similar to the popular reality series Chopped. On the series, chefs compete against the clock to create a winning dish with only the ingredients provided.


Mrs. Hill's in-person and virtual students had 25 minutes to cook a special dish. It provided a fun and creative way to learn time management skills while working under the limitations of specific ingredients. AHS is providing the foundation for future chefs!

Argyle ISD Monitoring Winter Weather

In the event inclement winter weather enters the area, Argyle ISD will keep its families notified of any school closures or delays. The district follows specific procedures in determining if school will be held when inclement weather has impacted the campuses and roads.


Argyle ISD uses multiple ways to notify parents of potential school closures or delays. These notifications are sent through parent email, text, social media and website postings.

Click here to learn more about Argyle ISD's Inclement Weather Procedures.

Guess Who? UIL Lone Star Cup Rankings Released

The latest UIL Lone Star Cup rankings have been released and Argyle holds first place in Class 4A with 46 points! The Lone Star Cup is awarded to the most successful schools in each classification based on district and state competitions in academics, fine arts and sports.


The point standings include: team tennis, cross country, marching band, volleyball, robotics BEST, football and spirit. This is the first points update of the year by the UIL.


The Eagles have won a state championship in football and band and earned a runner-up finish in spirit. Canyon is in second place with 42 points and Melissa is third with 36 points.


Argyle is a previous 10-time winner of the UIL Lone Star Cup.

DEADLINE TODAY - AHS CHEER TRYOUT REGISTRATION

Registration Form, Tryout Details & Tryout Packet

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Deadline Friday to File For School Board Election

Filing for a place on the School Board Election is currently open until Friday, Feb. 12 at 5 p.m. Places 4 & 5 are up for election on May 1, 2021.


Ritchie Deffenbaugh has filed for Place 4, which he currently holds. Phyllis Clark filed for Place 4 on Thursday.


Dr. Leona McDade has filed in her current Place 5 position.


Trustee applications are available at the Argyle ISD administration building, located at 800 Eagle Drive. To find out more information about the election, visit Argyleisd.com.

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Happy Birthday, Dr. Wright!

Argyle ISD celebrated Superintendent Dr. Telena Wright's birthday earlier this week at the administration building. It was a fun celebration and opportunity to honor our outstanding Eagle leader!

Lady Eagles Playoff Moved To Friday

The Argyle Lady Eagles' playoff game has been moved to FRIDAY at Springtown High School.


Argyle faces Benbrook in a bi-district playoff that now starts at 2 p.m. All fans will need an e-ticket to enter. Click here to purchase tickets online.


NOTE: All tickets purchased online for the game at Wilkerson-Greines will be refunded within 7-10 days on the same credit card used for the purchase.


Photo credit: Katie Ray, The Talon News

Eagles Finish Regular Season Friday vs. Lake Worth

The No. 3 state-ranked Eagles face Lake Worth in the regular-season finale Friday at AHS. Tipoff is set for 8 p.m.


The Eagles, which have won 20 consecutive games, are coming off a District 7-4A title-clinching victory on Tuesday at Decatur. Argyle trailed early and rallied from a first half deficit for a 65-55 victory. Click here to read more about the game in the Denton Record-Chronicle.


Argyle is 23-1 overall and 11-0 in district play.

Photo credit: Katie Ray, The Talon News

Lady Eagle Golf Shines In Opening Tournament

The Lady Eagles' golf team traveled to Champions Circle for their first tournament of the spring season last weekend. Both the Lady Eagles two varsity teams competed in the tournament - the first team took 2nd overall shooting two-day scores of 335 and 322. The second team finished 5th shooting 392 - 381.


Claire Jensen, junior, led the team finishing 4th shooting 79-79. Sophomore Madison Wert shot the team-low round of 78 and followed with an 81 to finish 6th. Katie Garner finished 7th with an 84 and 79. Senior Madelyn Diomede shot 96-83 and junior Maddie Wilson finished with 94-95.


Senior Izzy Wolfe led the way for the second team with rounds of 89-90.Freshman Madi Hance shot 95 and 97, Lauren Justice, a sophomore, had rounds of 104 and 91. Juniors Corin Sullivan and Avery Clayton shot 103-103 and 128-111. The Lady Eagles now travel to Kyle on Feb. 18-19 to play in the 4A State Preview at Plum Creek Golf Club.

Eagle Football Players Earn All-Area Accolades

Several members of the Argyle Eagles Class 4A Division I state championship football added more recognitions following their historic year.


Quarterback CJ Rogers was named Denton Record-Chronicle QB of the Year, Coach Todd Rodgers was named Co-Coach of the Year and Jett Copeland was named Co-Newcomer of the Year.


Click here to see the full list of Eagles honored by the DRC.


Photo credit: Denton Record-Chronicle

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Argyle Independent School District

Argyle ISD is a fast-growth public school district in the Dallas-Fort Worth area with more than 3,800 students and 450 employees. The District includes five campuses. Argyle ISD is a 10-time UIL Lone Star Cup Champion. The Eagle Extra! Newsletter is produced by the Argyle ISD Communications & Marketing Department.

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