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Band Students Travel to Harlan for Solo and Ensemble Festival

Band Students Travel to Harlan for Solo and Ensemble Festival

Charity Williams
March 25
Filed under Activities, Band, Fine Arts

New location for a new year of Solo and Ensemble for the AHS band students.

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Boys’ Soccer Preview

Mariah Cook
March 17
Filed under Activities, News Briefs, Showcase, Sports, The Gallery

As the soccer boys kick off their season this week, they have high expectations following last year’s record of 10-7. That was the first time in the sport’s ten-year AHS history that the boys have had a positive record. Head Coach Justin Williams said his goal this year is to be able to hang a co...

Oh Dear, John Deere!

Oh Dear, John Deere!

Katy York
March 17
Filed under Activities, Club News, School News, Showcase

Ten tractors and four pedal tractors paraded to the high school from Wal-Mart at 7:30 a.m. on Fri., March 10. The annual National FFA Week event of driving tractors to school was originally scheduled for Feb. 24. However, the event was postponed when school was cancelled for inclement weather. ...

Oh Dear, John Deere!

Oh Dear, John Deere!

March 17
Filed under Activities, Club News, News Briefs, School News, Showcase, The Gallery

Ten full-sized tractors and four pedal tractors paraded to the high school from Wal-Mart at 7:30 a.m. on Friday, March 10. The annual National FFA Week event of driving tractors to school was originally scheduled for Feb. 24. However, the event was postponed when school was cancelled for inclement weathe...

Wrestlers Receive Awards at 2016-17 Banquet

Wrestlers Receive Awards at 2016-17 Banquet

Emily Schreiner, Editor
March 17
Filed under Activities, News Briefs, Showcase, Sports Showcase, The Gallery, Wrestling

During the 2016-17 wrestling season, the Atlantic-Cam boys have shown many different characteristics to display the achievements they have accomplished. The awards received were the Hustle Award to Chase McLaren; Most Improved to Connor Pellett; the JV Competitor Award to Kenny Jimerson; Outstand...

2017 Pre-Season Trojan Tennis

2017 Pre-Season Trojan Tennis

Jena Brosam, Editor in Chief
March 13
Filed under Activities, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

On Monday, March 13, the boys' and girls' tennis teams begin their 2017 season under the coaching of Mike McDermott. McDermott is assisted by middle school teacher Brandon Krause, and Schuler Elementary principle James Northwick. Last year the boys' team had a starting line-up of four sophomores,...

Boys’ Golf Starts Practice

Boys’ Golf Starts Practice

Jaxson Eden
March 13
Filed under Activities, Boys' Golf, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Last year the Atlantic Boys' golf team qualified for state for the first time since 2013. They placed 5th out of 8 teams that were there. While the team thought of the 5th place finish as an underachievement, they return a good portion of the squad with 5 of the 6 starting golfers returning. The lone...

Reaching for New Heights

Reaching for New Heights

Charity Williams
March 9
Filed under Activities, Fine Arts, Showcase, Speech and Theater

On Saturday, March 11, 13 students will go to Johnston, IA with 18 events to represent Atlantic at the IHSSA State Individual speech. Speech coach Alex Bales said, “I would like to see at least half of our events getting a one.”   Returning to state for the second time in "After Dinner" and "Or...

FFA Competes at Districts

FFA Competes at Districts

Katie York
March 9
Filed under Activities, Club News, School News, Showcase

On Saturday, March 4, 23 Atlantic FFA members headed to Red Oak High School for FFA Districts. Connor Pellett received a Gold in Extemporaneous Speaking and Ashley Freund received a silver in Chapter Website. Both were named as alternates to the State level of competition. The  team of...

Trying a New Tone

Trying a New Tone

Charity Williams
March 9
Filed under Activities, Fine Arts, Showcase, Speech and Theater

The AHS music department is setting a different, more serious tone for the 2017 musical by performing “Fiddler on the Roof.” The musical is about a milkman struggling between sticking with tradition or letting new ones fall into place. Band director Jarrod O’Donnell leads the pit as well as aides...

Districts Individual Speech Sends 18 to State

Districts Individual Speech Sends 18 to State

Charity Williams
March 1
Filed under Activities, Fine Arts, Speech and Theater

On Saturday, Feb. 24, 16 students competed in the district individual speech competition. Out of the 22 events that were performed, 18 received a one rating. Last year there were 23 events total being performed by Atlantic students and 18 were awarded with a one rating. “I say we are about on the ri...

District Individual Speech Competition

Charity Williams
February 25
Filed under Activities, Fine Arts, Speech and Theater

On Saturday the individual speech team will go to Griswold to compete in districts. 17 AHS students are participating and competing in different events; Lit Pro, Poetry, Musical Theater, Radio News, Original Oratory, After Dinner, Spontanous, Prose, Acting, Storytelling and Improv.   Alex ...

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