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NOVEMBER 19 | 2020

Thanksgiving Break Begins Monday!

Argyle ISD schools will be on Thanksgiving Break from Nov. 23-27. All campuses and facilities will be closed during this time. Argyle ISD will resume its regular schedule on Monday, Nov. 30. Argyle ISD wishes all our families and community a safe and restful break.
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New Format, No Problem: Eagles Bound for State!

How about the Argyle High School Debate Team!


They competed recently in UIL Region Congressional Debate, but this year it was a little more challenging for the competitors. The event was held virtually and the Eagles excelled in this new format due to COVID-19. Billy Mykel placed first overall and advances to state. He will be joined at state by teammate Joseph Thompson who took third. Also, Tristan Ball was fourth overall and is the first state alternate.

Re-Elected School Board Trustees Take Oath of Office

During Monday's Regular Meeting of the Argyle ISD School Board, Trustees Sam Slaton, Dr. John Bitter and Craig Hawkesworth were sworn in after being re-elected during the November Board elections. The election results were canvassed during the meeting.

The Board also approved the selection of officers and they will remain in the same positions - Slaton, president; Bitter vice president and Hawkesworth, secretary.

Monday night's Board meeting video ➡️ https://bit.ly/3faGjl6

Board Receives AHS Phase II Construction Update

During Monday's Regular Board meeting, the agenda included an update on the construction at Argyle High School Phase II. The current middle school is being expanded to provide the needed capacity for the high school.

When the project is completed, the current middle school and high school campuses will be switched. The new AHS is scheduled to open August 2021 and will serve grades 9-12. The transitioning of the campuses will be done this summer.

View the latest drone footage of the site below.


Click here to view the Bond 2017 construction updates on ArgyleISD.com.

Argyle High School Phase II Drone Footage November

Argyle ISD COVID-19 Cases Dashboard Updated Daily

Argyle ISD is providing a COVID-19 Cases Dashboard which is updated daily. Click here to visit the COVID-19 Screening page for more information regarding lab-confirmed cases and requirements by the student or staff member before returning to school/work.


Click here for a listing of COVID-19 testing locations in the area.

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Eagle Playoff Football Tonight!

The No. 1 state-ranked Argyle Eagles (11-0) face Stephenville in a Class 4A Division I Area playoff at 7 p.m. tonight at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Argyle is the visitor and fans need to purchase tickets in the red section. There is also a NO bag policy and a parking map available by clicking here. Eagle fans be sure to view the images below regarding important Globe Life Park information.


Noisemaker update: Water bottle size shakers will be allowed into Globe Life Park. So grab an empty water bottle, fill it with some beans and come cheer on the Eagles!

Click here to listen to the Argyle Eagles audio cast.

TICKETS - https://atmlb.com/3nD79FH

VIDEO LIVE STREAM - https://bit.ly/3nIcnQJ
SITE - Globe Life Park, Arlington

Photo credit: Katie Ray, The Talon News

Argyle Cross Country Runners Ready for State!

The Argyle Lady Eagle cross country team and two Eagle runners have been preparing this week for their trip to the Class 4A state meet on Tuesday, Nov. 24 in Round Rock.


The Lady Eagles - state bound for the 2nd consecutive year - were led by senior Alli Johnson who placed fifth overall at the Region I meet. Junior Amaris McCasland, freshman Maura Journagan, sophomore Priscilla Husby and sophomore Avery Doyle all earned top-30 finishes. Sophomore Avery Junk and freshman Sophia Sanchez will join the team in Round Rock to compete for a medal position.


Eagle runners Mason White (junior) and Tyler Westrom (freshman) are also state bound after qualifying in the top 10 as individuals at the Region I meet.

Photo credit: Rebecca O'Neal, The Talon News

Vote for Eagle WR Cole Kirkpatrick!

Argyle wide receiver Cole Kirkpatrick has been selected to be on the final ballot for the Whataburger 2020 Super Team! Go online and vote for Cole now through Dec. 31.

Click here to vote for Cole.

Eagle Playoff Pump Up Video!

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Photos above: Volunteers helping at the Argyle Community Food Drive


Just over 50 families received Thanksgiving meals along with a gift card this past Saturday. Thanks to the efforts of our community, parents, students, teachers and staff we were able to help. We want to thank everyone for donating food, gift cards and their time. We had a local family donate lunch for all of our volunteers as well.

We would like to thank the AHS UNICEF Club, the AMS Student Council & NJHS members, the Hawkesworth family and the AMS Girl Scouts. Special thanks to everyone for your efforts in helping with this community service event. #TogetherWeAreArgyle

Argyle Angel Tree Starting Soon!

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Always Stay Connected to Argyle ISD!

The Argyle ISD Communications Department utilizes social media as an important tool in sharing news, alerts, accolades, photos and videos for our parents, students and community. These resources help us share the great work done by our teachers and students on a daily basis. Please partner with us and be sure to follow Argyle ISD on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube with the handle @ArgyleISD. #TogetherWeAreArgyle
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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 3,700 students and 400 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.