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Welcome to AHS, Mr. Barber

Welcome to AHS, Mr. Barber

Zeke Whetstone
March 16
Filed under Academics, School News, Showcase

Atlantic’s  new superintendent Steven Barber was in the district Wednesday, March 15, for the first time since his acceptance of the position. Barber said that the job offer at AHS was appealing to him because he believed his skill sets matched that of what the school was looking for. He his e...

Girls vs Boys

Girls vs Boys

Alexis Brockman and Karsyn Rush
February 6
Filed under Academics, School News, Showcase

A recent study by a psychologist at the University of Illinois found that boys and girls under five years old associate brilliance with their own gender. However, at age 6 and 7 only the boys still held that view. "While boys continued to believe in their own brilliance, the girls, on average, develope...

Strapping Speech Weekend

Strapping Speech Weekend

Sarah Schorle
January 26
Filed under Academics, Fine Arts, School News, Showcase, Speech and Theater

On Saturday Jan 21, 18 students traveled to Perry High School to compete in the IHSSA District Large Group competition. The team brought a total of 10 events with 7 of the 10 events moving on to the State competition. Events moving on include several mimes, ensemble acting, radio broadcasting and musical ...

Poet to Lead Workshops at AHS

Poet to Lead Workshops at AHS

Charity Williams
January 25
Filed under Academics, Activities, Fine Arts, School News, Showcase

Iowa Poet Laureate Mary Swander will visit Atlantic Jan. 29-30.

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AHS Teacher’s Blog Goes Viral

AHS Teacher’s Blog Goes Viral

Hannah Alff and Taylor Hansen
January 24
Filed under Academics, Features, School News, Showcase

With the new year brings the traditional New Year's Resolutions. The most common resolutions are losing weight or saving money. English teacher Emma Walker has a New Year’s Resolution to “get in shape, wake up earlier and blog each week.” She began her blog, Becoming Bireline, as introducing he...

Life in ISS

Life in ISS

Randall Dill
January 9
Filed under Academics, School News, Showcase

How many students have walked by and wondered what was happening in the (ISS In-School Suspension Room)? The amount of people that are admitted each week range from one to six, although seven is the maximum amount. The most common reason that students enter ISS is classroom disruptions. The detention prog...

“Stayin’ Alive” Rocks AHS Health Class

“Stayin’ Alive” Rocks AHS Health Class

Matt Gearheart and Logan Reilly
December 21
Filed under Academics, School News, Showcase

The Bee Gees are back. That’s right AHS is “Stayin’ Alive.” Health teacher Tucker Weber’s classes are learning CPR. Students had the option to pay $8 to become CPR certified. All students had to participate in the class, but taking the test on Thursday, Dec. 15, and paying an $8 certification fee were optional. CPR classes used to be tau...

“Nice” to Meet You

“Nice” to Meet You

Paige Carrier
December 19
Filed under Academics, School News, Showcase

There are two Spanish teachers In Atlantic High school, Dan Vargason and Trisha Niceswanger. Both will take part in the school’s Costa Rica trip in June of 2018. Students will experience the Costa Rican cultural and go on many adventurous such as hiking to the top of a volcano, swimming in the ocea...

How to Study for Semester Tests

How to Study for Semester Tests

Erin Wendt
December 19
Filed under Academics, School News, Showcase

  As semester tests are creeping up, students are starting to prepare. There are many ways to prepare but people have their preferences. There are also recommended ways of preparing for semester tests. Students around the school share their ideas with others on how they choose to prepare for semester tes...

Six New Teachers at AHS.

Six New Teachers at AHS.

Hannah Maley and Abbey Bishop
December 15
Filed under Academics, School News, Showcase

NEW TEACHERS - Have you ever initiated something new that you will advance in throughout the years to come? These new teachers at Atlantic High School have. You may know them as Mr. Sherman, Ms. Lipp, Mr. Weber, Mrs. Sonntag, Mr. Henderson, and Mr. Walter. These six teachers all began teaching in the A...

Iowa Youth Straw Poll

Zac Stork
November 9
Filed under Academics, Opinion, Showcase, The Gallery

Last week, AHS was involved in a statewide Straw Poll. The Straw Poll is a program put on by the state of Iowa and the Secretary of State, Paul Pate, to see what the high schoolers of today think about the elections this year. Students were presented a poll to vote for who they think should be President a...

Gooding Visits AHS to Sing and Teach Financial Literacy

Gooding Visits AHS to Sing and Teach Financial Literacy

Emily Schreiner, Hayley Gibson, Editors
November 4
Filed under Academics, News Briefs, Showcase, The Gallery

The Gooding band visited Atlantic High School on Tues., Nov. 1 to teach students financial literacy. Students were curious as to what the band was, going into the auditorium.  The band began the assembly by playing a few of their featured songs.  After they played their featured songs, they presented...

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