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FEBRUARY 25 | 2021
Calendar for 2021-2022 Includes Aug. 16 Start Date
The school year will start on Monday, Aug. 16, 2021 and the last day of school will be Friday, May 20.
District Providing Meals for Virtual Learners!
The Argyle ISD Student Nutrition Department provided 500 meals for students from both campuses this week. The Student Nutrition crew at Hilltop Elementary is cooking, packaging and distributing the meals via drive-through on site. The cafeteria area at Hilltop was not damaged by the flooding.
Special thanks to the Hilltop staff of Lanisha Stagg, Olivia Esquivel and Alex Sanchez for their outstanding work serving our Eagles and adjusting to providing this service.
If you are seeking meal information, click here to fill out this form.
District Hires New Director of Special Education
Ruggles became Lake Dallas ISD's Director of Special Education in 2012 and moved into his latest role in 2020. He will lead this new locally-managed department in Argyle ISD, which will begin serving Eagle students in the 2021-2022 school year. The district will be leaving the Denton County Special Education Cooperative following this school year.
No Debate! Eagles Soar to UIL State Tournament
Thompson took the highest place for Argyle with a 9th-place finish. The finals were delayed due to the rolling blackouts across the state. What a great accomplishment for both Eagles, who adapted to the new format for the competition and excelled!
AMS & Hilltop Closed Until March 15 Due to Water Damage
Due to the extent of work needed to repair the water damage throughout both campuses, AMS and Hilltop will remain closed through spring break. In order to ensure both of these campuses are safe for students to return, extensive work must be completed to remove water damage to the floors and walls in the classrooms and hallways.
Below are photos of the initial damage and current restoration projects happening at both campuses.
As of now, these campuses are scheduled to re-open for students on Monday, March 15, following spring break. All students at both campuses will continue virtual learning until Friday, March 5. Argyle ISD students will be off for spring break March 8-12.
Argyle ISD thanks you for your patience, understanding and yet again adapting to change during this school year!
#ArgyleStrong: Maintenance Crew Helps Repair Damages from Winter Storm
Argyle ISD campuses and facilities were in need of repair following damages from the historic winter storm. The district's Maintenance Department came to the rescue and worked around the clock managing the water damage at AMS and Hilltop. They also helped with repairs at Argyle High School and the administration building to ensure they were safe for students and staff to return this week.
Eagle Campuses Celebrating Black History Month
During the month of February, Argyle ISD campuses are celebrating Black History Month and learning more about the history and achievements of black leaders in U.S. history.
The campuses across the district are providing daily announcements, implementing videos, activities and lessons focusing on Black History Month and famous individuals and events. The libraries are providing books, read-alouds and virtual storytime on famous African Americans and their significant contributions to our world.
Students across the campuses are also doing a variety of activities including artwork and researching and writing biographies on famous figures.
Board Approves Emergency Purchasing Authority
The damages occurred at Argyle Middle School, Hilltop Elementary, Argyle High School and the Argyle ISD Administration building. AMS and Hilltop will remain closed until March 15 due to the extent of the damages.
Two Virtual Days Remaining This Semester
A Week's Difference In Argyle ISD!
Area Playoffs: Eagles Battle Lampasas in Area Round
Tickets are $5 and $3 and will be sold at the gates.
Argyle (25-1) is coming off a 72-32 victory last Saturday against Western Hills in the first round. Lampasas (19-4) knocked off Graham 77-68 on Tuesday.
The game will be live-streamed by the Talon News and Blake Jones and Andy Smith will provide the broadcast call. Click here to watch.
Photo credit: Nicholas West, The Talon News
Lady Eagles Fall In Region I Quarterfinals
The Lady Eagles lost a hard-fought playoff to Bridgeport 37-36 at Springtown High School. The Lady Eagles finished the season with an 18-10 record.
Photo credit: The Talon News
Argyle Soccer Teams Host Senior Night Friday
UIL Honors Argyle Hoops Coach
Westmoreland led the Lady Eagles to the 2018 and 2019 state championships and also guided Brock to two titles. Earlier this year, he earned his 300th career victory.
AYSA Softball & Baseball Registration Open
AYSA softball registration is still open for 6U, 8U, 10U and 12U.
Email: Kris Baker at email@example.com if you have any questions.
REGISTRATION LINK - https://www.argyleyouthsports.com/registration
AYSA baseball registration will remain open until Saturday, Feb. 27. Late registration will not be available. AYSA will again be playing in an interlock with Highland Village. The season will start March 27 and will continue until the end of May.
REGISTRATION LINK - https://argyleyouthsports.sportngin.com/register/form/860613381
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