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MARCH 26 | 2021
APRIL IS AEF MONTH!! Dr. Chet Schrader, President of the Argyle Education Foundation, announces a change in its annual Gala while Superintendent Dr. Telena Wright shares how vital AEF’s mission is to the district’s success and how it benefits students, teachers, and staff.
Argyle ISD/FMFD Host COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic
"I am very grateful for the assistance of the Flower Mound Fire Department and especially for what Brandon Barth, Emergency Management Officer, made possible for AISD," Argyle ISD Superintendent Dr. Telena Wright said. "All employees were offered the opportunity to be vaccinated at Argyle Middle School if they wished."
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. Click here to sign up.
State Bound! AHS Theatre Students Qualify for Big Stage
Izzy qualified in Hair & Makeup Design and TJ advanced in Marketing Design.
HOME SWEET HOME: 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.
No Debate: Two of the Best in State!
Argyle High School students Billy Mykel and Tristan Ball had history-making performances in last Friday's UIL Virtual Cross-Examination Debate State event!
Mykel won the Silver Gavel, which honors the second-place overall speaker and Ball took fifth-place speaker honors. They competed in four preliminary virtual rounds on Friday. Speaker points are awarded from judges based on style and delivery during the debate rounds.
And this.....Mykel and Ball become the first CX team from Argyle High School Debate to win speaker awards at state!! They also placed 5th overall as a team. Huge congratulations to these Eagles!!
History-Making! AHS Wins UIL District 7-4A Academic Meet
Bridgeport finished second and Decatur was third. AHS had 42 students qualify for the regional competition on April 16-17.
EAGLE REMINDER: NO SCHOOL APRIL 1-2
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.
Board Approves Masks Optional at AISD Events, PE & Recess
Monday the Argyle ISD School Board unanimously approved masks are optional for all spectators at home UIL events, graduation spectators and graduates, PE (PK-8th) and recess (PK-5th) while actively participating.
Argyle High School will host Graduation for the Class of 2021 at Eagle Stadium on May 18.
This was approved during a Special Board Meeting that was held in-person and live-streamed for the community. Click here to watch the Board meeting video.
Crawford Road Construction Detour
Playoff Time: Argyle Soccer Doubleheader Friday!
Both teams will host Class 4A Bi-District round playoff games. Come out and support these outstanding teams in their playoff openers!
- Eagles vs. Bridgeport at 5:30 p.m.
- Lady Eagles vs. Burkburnett at 7:30 p.m.
Coach Hill Named New Lady Eagles' Volleyball Coach
Hill previously served as an assistant coach at Frisco Liberty for the past four seasons. During that time, Frisco Liberty reached the Class 5A area playoffs three seasons and earned district championships in 2018 and 2019. Frisco Liberty was named the coaching staff of the year in both of those seasons.
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