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The Upcoming Late Winter Concert

The Upcoming Late Winter Concert

Charity Williams
February 17
Filed under Activities, Band, Fine Arts

The Late vocal and concert band that will take place on Feb. 21.

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Indianola Bound

Indianola Bound

Charity Williams
February 14
Filed under Activities, Band, Fine Arts, Showcase

This weekend, the AHS jazz band and show choir are going to be traveling to Indianola to participate in a competition. The jazz band will be competing against four other schools; North Polk, Williamsburg, Carlisle and Knoxville. They will be playing “Pickles,” “I Hope In Time A Change Will Co... Read more »

Boys’ Track Practice Starts

Boys’ Track Practice Starts

Jaxson Eden and Benjamin Renaud
February 14
Filed under Activities, Boys' Track, School News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Yesterday the Trojan track team kicked off their season. Although head coach Alan Jenkins is not currently done with his basketball season, assistant coaches Jordan Mullen and Joe Brummer will run things until Jenkins can. The boys made a goal sheet for the season and talked about things that th... Read more »

Boys’ Swim Team Competes at the State Meet

Boys’ Swim Team Competes at the State Meet

Jaxson Eden and Ben Renaud
February 13
Filed under Activities, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Uncategorized

The boys' swim team competed in the State swim meet this past weekend in Marshalltown. Four trojan swimmers swam in five different events. The swimmers were seniors Damon Miller and Eric Weiser, and juniors Nik Landhuis and Jake Redler. Miller qualified in the 100 and the 200 freestyle. Landhuis qu... Read more »

Mayhem for McLean and Leonard

Charity Williams
February 10
Filed under Activities, Fine Arts

The only group from Atlantic who was awarded with a one rating at state speech.

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FFA Attends Legislative Symposium

FFA Attends Legislative Symposium

February 9
Filed under Activities, Club News

Five Atlantic FFA members attended the 32nd Annual Legislative Symposium on Tuesday, Jan. 31.  FFA members from across Iowa converged on the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates and the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines to build character and promote citizenship, volunteerism, and patriotism. Over ... Read more »

State Speech Results

State Speech Results

Charity Williams
February 7
Filed under Activities, Fine Arts

After the speech team went to state last Saturday, the results are finally in.

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Trojan Girls Lose a Close One to Creston

Trojan Girls Lose a Close One to Creston

Noah Bruckner, Sports Editor
February 7
Filed under Activities, Girls' Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The Atlantic girls varsity basketball team took on the Creston Panthers Monday, Feb. 6 in the Atlantic High School gymnasium. The trojans at 1-18 were searching for the second win of the season against the 8-11 panthers. The game was close throughout but that panthers big second quarter helped the... Read more »

Trojans Fall at the Claws of the Lynx

Trojans Fall at the Claws of the Lynx

Noah Bruckner, Sports Editor
February 6
Filed under Activities, Girls' Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Last Friday, Feb. 3. The Atlantic girls basketball team traveled to Council Bluffs to take on the Abraham Lincoln Lynx. The Trojans are coming in hungry to earn their second win of the season. Atlantic is 1-17 while the Lynx are coming in just above .500 at 9-8. Abraham Lincoln was able to control the game t... Read more »

Crush-O-Grams Are Back

Crush-O-Grams Are Back

Halsey Bailey and Erin Wendt
February 3
Filed under Activities, Club News, School News

Crush-O-Grams are returning to AHS yet again this year! National Honors Society will begin selling them on Feb. 8-10 before school and during both lunches. Students will be able to purchase Crush-O-Grams for $2. NHS will be selling orange, grape, and strawberry Crush soda. After purchasing a Crush-O-G... Read more »

Trojans Fall After a Hard Fought Game

Trojans Fall After a Hard Fought Game

Jena Brosam, Editor In Chief
February 3
Filed under Activities, Boys' basketball, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

On Thursday, Feb. 2, the Trojan basketball team traveled to Carroll to take on the Kuemper Knights for the second time this season. In the first go-around, the Trojans fell to the Knights 67-73. The Knights are ranked #2 in class 2A in Iowa, and are said to be the team’s “toughest test of th... Read more »

Trojans Take Down the Cyclones For the First Time in Four Years

Trojans Take Down the Cyclones For the First Time in Four Years

Jena Brosam, Editor In Chief
February 3
Filed under Activities, Boys' basketball, School News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

On Tuesday, March 31, the Trojan basketball team took on the Harlan Cyclones for the second time this season. After a hard fought fight, Atlantic came on top 72-49, and defeated Harlan for the first time since 2013. A slow start left both teams scoreless for over a minute. With a Harlan foul, Sen... Read more »

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