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AISD to Host Community Forum

The Argyle school district will host a community forum on April 4 to share with students, parents and community members the current state of the Argyle school district.

Presenters will be AISD Superintendent Telena Wright, CFO Liz Stewart, and Assistant Superintendent Chris Daniel.
The forum will be held at the high school lecture hall at 191 South Highway 377 and will begin at 6:30 p.m.

All interested parents and community members are invited to attend the forum.

New Housing Development Approved

The Argyle Town Council recently voted unanimously to approve The Oaks Addition, a 107-lot residential subdivision to be constructed on 39.89 acres at the east end of Cook Street south of the high school.

The development will contain approximately eight acres of open space, representing 22 percent of the overall land area within the project. 

Lot sizes within The Oaks will range from 7,500 square feet to 24,000 square feet with an average lot size of approximately 10,000 square feet.

The developer, James R. Harris Partners, L.L.C. of Fort Worth, will spend the next few months preparing the final plat and construction plans for the infrastructure within the development, including streets, drainage, water and sanitary sewer facilities, according to Richard Luedke, Director of Community Services.

Infrastructure construction is expected this summer with lots ready for new home construction in the fall. 

The developer will use custom homebuilders, including some builders from the Argyle area, to construct the new homes in the development, said Luedke.

District Committees to Present Recommendations

Board committees have been meeting throughout the school year to discuss ideas for the district and will present their recommendations to the AISD school board on April 15.

According to a news release, the areas of discussion will include technology, facilities, communication and rewards and recognition.

Craft to Conduct an Official Assessment of Argyle School District

Craft International, LLC, of Dallas has been hired by school officials to conduct a risk assessment of the Argyle School District in the very near future.  

The assessment will be scheduled the latter part of the month.

The district will pay $10,000 for the risk assessment.

Argyle Football Players Selected to the All State Team

The Texas Sportswriter’s Association recently selected its 3A all state football team, and four Argyle players were named to the squad.

Sophomore defensive back Connor Wilson was selected to the first team defensive unit, and senior Jordan Deagan earned second team honors on offense at Center.

Running back Nick Ralston also earned second team all state honors for the Eagles, and Ian Sadler was named to the second team as a kick returner.

Stella’s Corner

Submitted by Stella McDaniel

The Argyle Senior Citizens origination had a fun day at their Valentine luncheon with an interview program and then Jeannie Gouhl of Edward Jones Financial Group in Argyle led us in Bingo.

I want to thank everyone who helped with decorating and also helped clean up after our luncheon.

Our next luncheon will be our Easter Luncheon on Friday, March 15. The Argyle Police Department will be having a safety program and furnishing our meat and everyone else is to bring a side dish.

The Denton Police Department was with us this past month with information on the Denton side of The Country Lake Estates.  For more information you may contact Stella McDaniel at (940) 464-7438.

Stan Simmons will be teaching the seniors all about computers and the lessons will be $15 per hour for each person who wants to participate. This will begin sometime in the spring.

Larry Simmons provided us information about the Little Free Library that has been started here in Argyle. The first box was placed at The Real Estate Station at Hwy 377 and Dallas Street. For more information you may contact Lynn Sheffield Simmons at (940) 464-3368.

We had a great time at the Senior Expo in Denton at NTSU.

Have a Blessed and Happy Easter.


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