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Argyle ISD Earns "A" Accountability Ratings By Texas Education Agency
The Texas Education Agency has released the accountability ratings for Texas public school districts and schools. This marked the first release of the accountability ratings since the COVID-19 pandemic began in 2020.
Argyle ISD received an “A” rating and scored 97 out of a possible 100, marking the district’s highest score in the history of the A-F ratings. Argyle ISD also earned the highest score of any district in Denton County.
The ratings measure how much students are learning in each grade. It also reflects how well a school or district prepares students for college, the workforce or military. Argyle improved from its 2019 score of 95.
CLICK HERE to view campus-by-campus scores.
#EaglesFirstDay: Argyle ISD Students Return for 2022-2023 School Year
It's been a great first week at Argyle ISD! The district welcomed back more than 4,800 students this week and it included the opening of the new Argyle South Elementary School in Canyon Falls. Argyle ISD continues to grow and that includes more than 400 new students this school year!
Thank you to all our families who shared their first day photos on social media. We have provided a full photo gallery of all the photos across the district, including images inside the campuses.
CLICK HERE to view the photo album on Flickr!
"Like" the Campuses on Facebook!
With the start of the school year, now is a great time to get connected with your campus. Be sure to "Like" your student's campus and the district on Facebook to keep up with the latest news and events. Follow the links below to connect with your campus and you won't miss any news or photos!
South Y'all! Argyle ISD Opens Third Elementary School
It was an historic day on Monday, Aug. 15 as Argyle ISD opened its newest campus. South Elementary School, located in the Canyon Falls community, opened its doors on time to start the 2022-2023 school year.
The first day was full of excitement as the campus welcomed students in grades PreKindergarten through 5th grade. South Elementary has nearly 800 students enrolled.
"The first day of school is one of my favorite days," Argyle South Elementary Principal Dr. Dawn Jordan said. "There is so much excitement, happiness, and eagerness to embark on a new journey. It has taken the dedication of many, many people to open this beautiful new school and I am grateful to be part of it. At Argyle South Elementary, we are "Always Striving for Excellence", and that excellence started today."
With the opening of South Elementary, the district closed Argyle Intermediate and it will be a repurposed facility.
Additional Parking Coming to AHS Campus
During the Tuesday, Aug. 16 regular School Board meeting, Trustees approved the construction contractor for the additional parking at Argyle High School in Canyon Falls. Pogue Construction will add approximately 400 new spaces to the campus in multiple areas.
The construction is expected to begin in September. The additional parking spaces will help address the student enrollment growth and provide enough parking for students.
VIDEO: Inside New South Elementary School!
High School Advisory & Planning Committee Starting Process Begins Next Week
Argyle ISD has formed a High School Advisory & Planning Committee made up of 55 parents and staff to study high school configuration options as they relate to student enrollment growth, district finances, curriculum & instruction, school facilities, comparative analysis, and extracurricular & co-curricular activities.
The committee will hold its first meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 24 at the Argyle ISD administration building. The committee schedule includes seven meetings over the course of six months.
CLICK HERE to visit the High School Advisory & Planning Committee webpage.
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Lady Eagles Win Sawyer Camillo Memorial Tournament!
It was a fantastic start of the season for the Lady Eagles volleyball team. They hosted and won the Sawyer Camillo Memorial Tournament last week at Argyle High School. Led by first-year head coach Katelyn Johnson, the Lady Eagles defeated Argyle Liberty Christian and Frisco Liberty to win the championship. Argyle added another big victory on Thursday to improve to 9-1. The Lady Eagles defeated The Woodlands at the Northwest Tournament.
Eagle Football Scrimmage Tonight!
The Argyle Eagle football team kicks off the 2022 season in a scrimmage tonight at Eagle Stadium. This year marks the team's first year competing in Class 5A. Argyle faces Denison at 7 p.m. The freshman and JV scrimmages will be held before the varsity scrimmage.
Argyle will open the season next Friday, Aug. 26 vs. Melissa at 7:30 p.m. General admission tickets will go on sale Monday at 8 a.m.
Eagle Team Tennis Ranked No. 8 in Class 5A
The Argyle Tennis team is off to a great fall season. In its first year in Class 5A, the Eagles are ranked in the top 10. Argyle is currently ranked No. 8 in the state!
CLICK HERE to view Argyle's fall tennis schedule.
Eagle Football Ticket Information!
General Admission ticket sales will begin on Monday, August 22 at 8 a.m. Presale adult tickets are $6 and presale student tickets are $4 until 12 p.m. on game day. All game day general admission tickets are $8 for both adults and students after 12 p.m. All children over the age of 2 must have a ticket.
Please remember that all tickets must be purchased online.
-Navigate to the athletics page of the Argyle ISD website. Click on Athletic Tickets. Locate your event and select “Get Tickets”.
-Download the HomeTown Fan App for iPhone (IOS 10 or above) or Android. Buy tickets and show them on your mobile device at the gate.
-QR codes for purchasing tickets will be available at all athletic events.
Tickets purchased in advance will be scanned from your mobile device at the gate. There is also an option to print a pdf of your tickets to present for scanning.
Become An Eagle Partner for 2022-2023!
The partnership opportunity provides businesses and organizations an exclusive opportunity to connect with our district in so many ways. We would love to partner with you!
Contact Laura Truebenbach, Communications & Marketing Coordinator for more information about Eagle Partners at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Argyle Independent School District
Argyle ISD is a fast-growth public school district in the Dallas-Fort Worth area with more than 4,800 students and 600 employees. The District includes five campuses. Argyle ISD is a 12-time UIL Lone Star Cup Champion. The Eagle Extra! Newsletter is produced by the Argyle ISD Communications & Marketing Department.
To submit stories or a possible photo of the week for consideration, contact Rick Herrin, Argyle ISD Director of Communications at email@example.com.
Location: 6701 Canyon Falls Dr., Flower Mound, Texas 76226
Phone: (940) 464-7241
Flickr Photos: Argyle Eagles