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MARCH 18 | 2021
One-Act Play Headed to Regionals!
Argyle High School's One-Act Play is headed to the UIL Regionals. This marks the first time since 2014 the Eagle cast and crew have advanced to this round. The competition will be held in Lubbock on April 12-13. At the competition, the One-Act Play also picked up some impressive honors.
All-Star Crew: Dixon Raffo
Honorable Mention All-Star Cast: Carlin Clark, Mikayla Simmons, Peyton Deffenbaugh & Srimaan Kolanakuduru.
All-Star Cast: Grady Henexson and Bella Zindel
Best Performer: Jackson Barnes
Congratulations to these talented Eagles!
Class of 2021 News! Graduation Coming to Eagle Stadium
Argyle High School's graduation ceremony for the Class of 2021 is coming to the Eagles' hometown.
This year's commencement will be held under the lights at Argyle's Eagle Stadium at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 18. Traditionally, AHS holds its ceremony at the University of North Texas, but this option was not available and Argyle ISD administrators decided the best choice was to bring the event to AHS.
"We are so excited to host our graduation ceremony in Eagle Stadium for the first time," AHS Principal John King said. "As freshmen, Eagle Stadium is one of our students' very first high school experiences. It is only fitting that a graduation ceremony at Eagle Stadium is their last experience as an Argyle Eagle."
The stadium's capacity is 2,600 and no seating restrictions will be in place. Seating will be available on the home and visitor sides. Eagle Stadium was a popular choice for senior families when surveyed regarding potential graduation sites.
More information will be available soon regarding tickets for senior families and other event details.
"I am so excited for the Class of 2021," Argyle ISD Superintendent Dr. Telena Wright said. "With so many challenges over the past two years for these seniors, the opportunity to celebrate this special achievement at Eagle Stadium will be so memorable."
AMS & Hilltop Welcome Back Students!
Both campuses sustained significant water damage during the winter storm from broken pipes. A water damage restoration company has worked to repair most of the damages enough for a safe return to students and staff on Monday. More work is still being completed on the weekends.
New Student & Kindergarten Registration Opens in May
Kindergarten registration opens May 3 and New Student Registration opens May 17. Please help us share this information with new parents in the community.
School Board Recognizes Outstanding Eagle Accomplishments
- Argyle High School Cheerleaders (Class 4A State Runnerup)
- All-State Band Selections (Tyler Lansberry & Amanda Mason)
- All-State Choir Selections (Levi Pabst, Payton Connaster, Austin Rusk, Mia Navarro and Alex Govea)
- Argyle High School Majestics (Grand Champion Winners)
- Senior Student Adrianna Saenz (Youth Art Month State Capitol Digital Exhibit)
Eagle Update: District Will Continue to Require Masks
Before spring break, Argyle ISD announced that all students (4th grade and above), teachers and staff will continue to wear masks following the Texas Education Agency's Public Health Planning Guidance.
This requirement has been in place since the start of the school year. TEA's guidance update also states the School Board may modify or eliminate the mask requirement.
The Argyle ISD Board of Trustees held a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, March 15. Several members of the community spoke during public comment and the agenda included a discussion item regarding the mask requirement. No action by the Board was scheduled.
Remedy A Cappella Bound for South Region Semifinals!
Argyle High School's Remedy A Cappella continues to receive outstanding honors this school year. They took home first place recently at the International Championship of A Cappella South Quarterfinal round! They now advance to the Semifinal round and will compete against nine other groups. This win means Remedy ranks in the top 10 groups across the entire south region.
Remedy also had the second-highest score at the event. They will next compete at the semifinals in April! Individual honors were also recognized as Wade Paquin also received Best Vocal Percussion and Kass Rosengren took home Best Soloist.
School Employees Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine
Denton County Public Health (DCPH) is hosting a second appointment-only School and Childcare worker COVID-19 drive-thru vaccine clinic at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday, March 26.
All teachers, school staff, student teachers, bus drivers, licensed childcare workers including center-based and family care providers, etc. are eligible and encouraged to sign up quickly to secure an appointment.
Sign up online at dentoncounty.gov/COVID19vaccine.
Final Argyle ISD "Virtual Day" Friday, April 16
Crawford Road Construction Detour
STATE CHAMPS: Eagles Soar Past Huffman Hargrave
The Eagles defeated Huffman Hargrave 49-30 to claim the Class 4A state championship. It marked the Eagles' first title since 2012 and was a rewarding experience following last year's disappointment of not being able to play at the state tournament because of COVID-19.
Senior guard Skylar McCurry was named MVP and finished with 12 points. Senior Grey Goodson and Nate Atwood were chosen all-tournament. The Eagles finished the year with 28 consecutive victories.
From the Star-Telegram: “The team is ready to play every night,” said Argyle coach Russell Perkins. “We’ve been behind in the fourth quarter twice all year long. That’s it. It takes a lot of strength and courage to get here and to play at the best of our ability. “We have 16 guys that get after it."
Photo credit: The Talon News
Lady Eagle Soccer Caps Undefeated District Run
The Lady Eagles defeated Springtown on the road and went 8-0 in district and outscored teams 47-0!
The Argyle boys' and girls' team will host a Class 4A bi-district playoff doubleheader on Friday, March 26 at Eagle Stadium.
- Eagles vs. Bridgeport at 5:30 p.m.
- Lady Eagles vs. Burkburnett at 7:30 p.m.
Argyle Baseball & Softball Move Into District Action
The Lady Eagle softball team moved to 3-0 in District 7-4A action with a victory against Bridgeport. They play at Bridgeport on Friday at 6:45 p.m.
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