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Family Planning Center Provides Services

Family Planning Center Provides Services

Chase McLaren and Kerra Christensen
April 24, 2017
Filed under Features, School News, Showcase, Video

April is Public Health month, which is a good time to remind the public where to go for family planning and STD health concerns. AHS Journalists talked with public health nurse Linda Edelman to find the answers.

The Tree to See

The Tree to See

Devin Siedlik, Drake Roller, Hayley Gibson, and Emily Schreiner
April 12, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Video

The Tree in the Middle of the Road is a local landmark worth visiting.

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To Wash or Not To Warsh

To Wash or Not To Warsh

Logan Templeton
April 12, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized, Video

The Midwest is filled with many different sounds. Over time they have blended together into a few distinct dialects. Words like "y'all" and "warsh" are commonly used in place of their originals. The feud between soda or pop still continues. Many of these words that are commonly pronounced differently...

Every 15 Minutes Impacts Students and Parents

Every 15 Minutes Impacts Students and Parents

Brooke Newell
April 7, 2017
Filed under Features, School News, Showcase

(I hope) everyone will listen to their annoying protective parents to be careful, and be responsible.

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Hubers Welcome New Addition

Hubers Welcome New Addition

Abbey Bishop and Hannah Maley
March 10, 2017
Filed under Features, School News, Showcase

Being a mom can mean different things. To Michelle Huber, it means, “Learning something new every day.” During the day, you may be learning things about yourself, while your baby is growing and learning new things his/herself.  According to Parents Online, there are nine things your baby learns every day. One is, saying goodbye, whether you are walking away for a couple minutes or...

Handshake Smack Down

Handshake Smack Down

Destiny Jordan, Sierra Parker, and Belicia Smith
March 9, 2017
Filed under Features, School News, Showcase

When a Trojan meets a Trojan, they have different ways to greet each other. Several AHS students and teachers competed in a handshake competition where they demonstrated their best handshake with one of their friends. Journalists selected nine of the handshakes and displayed them in video on Twitter...

Teens Turn to Childhood Stress Relievers

Teens Turn to Childhood Stress Relievers

Katie York
March 9, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Are you stressed out about homework or extracurricular activities? Are you stressed out about your job, or family? Studies are showing that when teenagers are stressed out they are going back to some of their old stress relievers from when they were little. When sophomore Karsyn Rush is stressed out she likes to practice hitting for softball or running. This ...

Guilty as Charged

Guilty as Charged

Logan Templeton
February 1, 2017
Filed under Features, School News, Showcase

Did you know that you’re guilty? You probably didn’t, and that’s why you’re being informed. You’re guilty…of enjoying something that others may look down upon. This term is known as a guilty pleasure. Maybe it's binge-watching all ten seasons of "Friends" on Netflix in two days, or even s...

Thefts Seldom Reported at AHS

Thefts Seldom Reported at AHS

Erin Wendt and Halsey Bailey
January 27, 2017
Filed under Features, School News, Showcase

Although thefts are not commonly reported at Atlantic High School, they still occur. During the 2016-17 school year, no thefts have been reported. “Currently we have zero records of theft right now,” principal Heather McKay said. “Last year was more of an issue, though.” McKay said the m...

Sitting All Day Raises Health Concerns

Sitting All Day Raises Health Concerns

Shadman Ornob
January 27, 2017
Filed under Features

Everyone likes to sit down once in awhile, but how does it feel to sit for a long time? Many kids all round to world go to different schools to learn and gain knowledge.  Many people don’t realize the effect it has on a person's body. Sitting for a long time can damage organs. It can cause hea...

AHS Teacher’s Blog Goes Viral

AHS Teacher’s Blog Goes Viral

Hannah Alff and Taylor Hansen
January 24, 2017
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...

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