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Argyle ISD Welcomes Students Back!

Argyle ISD welcomed back students this week for the 2021-2022 school year! The start of the year included considerable change for the campuses. It was highlighted by the opening of the new Argyle High School in Canyon Falls. Phase II of the campus construction was part of the 2017 bond and included additional classroom space, new auditorium, gym and fieldhouse.

Also, Argyle Middle School moved to the Highway 377 campus. At the elementary level, Hilltop and Argyle West shifted their configuration to Pre-K through 4th grade as all 5th graders in AISD now attend Argyle Intermediate.

Argyle ISD also saw its enrollment eclipse 4,000 students as the district continues to experience significant growth. AISD's first-day student enrollment was 4,228.

"I am so excited to be starting a brand new school year," Argyle ISD Superintendent Dr. Telena Wright said. "Every school year is special and filled with memory-making experiences and exciting learning opportunities. We continue to see significant enrollment growth and welcomed 478 new Eagles to the district this year."

Smile! Check Out All the First Day Pics

It was a memorable first day in Argyle ISD on Monday. Thank you for sharing your photos and all the creative images on social media. First days are lasting memories. Be sure to view the Argyle ISD photo gallery full of first-day photos on the district's Flickr account.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PHOTO ALBUM.
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AHS Choir Receives Outstanding Honor!

The Argyle High School Concert Choir has been selected to perform at the 2022 Texas Music Educators Association Convention in San Antonio. This is one of the highest honors a choir in the state of Texas can receive. The AHS Choir is so grateful to the Class of 2020 and 2021 seniors because their voices were on the application recordings and this is only possible because of what they built.


The AHS Choir is honored by this opportunity and grateful to TMEA for recognizing its efforts. AHS is one of only six high school choirs in the state that received this honor.

AMS Hosting Meet The Teacher August 30

Argyle Middle School is hosting Meet The Teacher on Monday, Aug. 30 at 6:30 p.m. This will provide a great opportunity for parents to visit with their student's teacher, learn curriculum expectations this year and walk the campus.

AMS Parent Dropoff/Pickup Procedures

Argyle Middle School Dropoff/Pickup (191 HWY 337)

AHS Parent Dropoff/Pickup Procedures

Argyle High School Student Dropoff/Pickup 2021-2022

AHS Student Parking Lots & Access

AHS Student Parking 2021-2022

School Board Approves Budget & Tax Rate

The Argyle ISD School Board held a Regular Board Meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 17. During the meeting, the Board approved the 2021-2022 school budget and the tax rate. The approved tax rate is $1.40, which is 1.3 percent lower than the previous tax rate. The Argyle ISD tax rate has been lowered for the past three school years.
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Back-to-School Helpful Information

To help parents with back-to-school information, Argyle ISD has provided a webpage with several resources to start the year.

Please visit this webpage, which includes information about Bus Transportation, Student Nutrition, School Supplies, Start/End Times and Campus contact information.


CLICK HERE TO VIEW BACK-TO-SCHOOL WEBPAGE.

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Ranger Day Coming Sunday, Aug. 29

As a reminder, Argyle ISD Family Day at the Ranger game is Sunday, Aug. 29. Tickets that include the special Argyle ISD hat are SOLD OUT. For those who purchased tickets, the Argyle hats will be available for pickup at the game. Argyle ISD will be featured on the videoboard before the game and the AHS Choir will have a video performance during the game.

COVID-19 Guidelines & FAQs

As we start the new school, please be aware of the COVID-19 guidelines for 2021-2022. These guidelines are available on the new district website along with the UIL's COVID-19 Risk Mitigation Guidelines. If you have any questions, please contact your campus nurse.

COVID-19 GUIDELINES - CLICK HERE


Argyle ISD has also provided helpful COVID-19 FAQs for parents. These FAQs will be updated periodically to provide the most up-to-date information and updates the district is provided by the Texas Education Agency.

COVID-19 FAQs - CLICK HERE

Eagle Bus Riders: Things To Remember

Here are some very important reminders and helpful links for our Eagle families.


  • Please have riders at the bus stop 5-7 minutes before pickup
  • All elementary students (PreK-5th) must have a bus pass to ride
  • PreK-3rd grade riders must have a parent at the afternoon stop if they do not have a 4th or 5th-grade sibling
  • For student safety, please make sure to stop when buses are unloading and loading

BUS ROUTE INFORMATION - CLICK HERE
BUS TRANSPORTATION DEPT - CLICK HERE FOR WEBPAGE

District Providing Free Breakfasts & Lunches for PreK-5th Grade

Argyle ISD will provide free breakfast and lunch to all Eagle students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 5th during the 2021-2022 school year.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and Texas Department of Agriculture are allowing schools that participate in the National School Lunch Program to provide free meals to all students regardless of program eligibility. This additional funding has been approved for the 2021-2022 school year.

Free breakfast and lunch will be provided every school day. The meals include a choice of one entree, a choice of fruits and vegetables and a choice of milk. In order for a meal to be free, breakfast or lunch must include an entree and at least one serving of fruits or vegetables.


LUNCH MENUS & ONLINE PAYMENTS - CLICK HERE

Chief Cairney's Safety Reminders

Here are a few Argyle ISD traffic safety reminders from Police Chief Cairney.


  • Left-hand turn from southbound HWY 377 at the AMS marquee is still ILLEGAL
  • Left-hand turn from Old Justin Rd onto HWY 377 is ILLEGAL
  • Be cautious if the bus is flashing yellow lights. Passing a bus with flashing red lights may be illegal and can be a $500 fine
  • New 4-way stop in the AMS parking between the fieldhouse and baseball field parking lot
  • The Town of Argyle has a hands-free ordinance, so you may NOT text or use your phone while driving within town limits. State law also forbids cell phone use while driving in school zones throughout the state.

District Launches New Website!

We are excited to announce the launch of the new ArgyleISD.com website! ArgyleISD.com features a new district website and campus websites. These sites provide a more user-friendly online experience for our parents, students and staff.


Additional features include easier navigation and multiple large buttons to help users find information quickly. The shift to the new website also offers the Argyle ISD community a much more responsive website. Mobile device users (phones and tablets) will find the website adapts to different devices and offers a better experience.


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Lady Eagle Volleyball Wins Preseason Tournament

The Argyle Lady Eagle Volleyball team is off to a great start in 2021. They recently won the Wimberly Tournament and senior libero Jada Price was the MVP of the tournament.

Argyle defeated Prince of Peace, Peaster, Alexander and Johnson City to win the tournament. The Lady Eagles defeated Frisco Lebanon Trail on Tuesday to improve to 8-1.

Follow the Lady Eagles on Twitter - CLICK HERE.

Eagle Tennis Earns State Ranking

The Eagles defeated defending Class 4A champion Hereford 13-6 and state semifinalists Canyon 15-4 last week! The team is 10-1 this season and ranked No. 2 in the state in Class 4A and No. 1 in Region I.


The Eagles are led this year by new coaches Adam Mihok and Danielle Blair.

Get Your Tickets to Eagle Season Opener!

The Class 4A Division I defending state champion Argyle Eagles open the 2021 season on Saturday, Aug. 28 in the Tom Landry Classic.

The Eagles face Fort Worth Nolan at 7 p.m. at Allen's Eagle Stadium. Click here to purchase tickets to the game.

The more fans Argyle at the game, the more scholarships the Tom Landry Classic can award Argyle students. Bring all of your family, your friends and neighbors, and your co-workers and support our Eagles as they begin the 2021 season.

Argyle Named Top Sports Program In Texas

The Argyle Eagles, coming off a historic 2020-2021 school year winning the UIL Lone Star Cup, have added another prestigious state honor.

The Eagles won the MaxPreps Cup State Championship with 975 points for its success in all sports. Argyle edged Class 6A Austin Westlake, which finished with 969 points. Argyle earned state titles in football, boys basketball and boys and girls golf last season.

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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.

To submit stories for consideration, contact Rick Herrin, Argyle ISD Director of Communications at communications@argyleisd.com.