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Hubers Welcome New Addition

Hubers Welcome New Addition

Abbey Bishop and Hannah Maley
March 10
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
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
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
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
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
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
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...

For the Love of Coffee

For the Love of Coffee

Hannah Alff
January 23
Filed under Features, Showcase

Valentine’s Day will bring Atlantic something new to love. You might’ve even heard about it through Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, or even the Website. It’s called Coffee 7, a family-owned and operated business that will offer Wifi serve coffee, smoothies and specialty mini donuts. Alison Bruckner moved to Atlantic Iowa, three year...

Band Goes Buena

Band Goes Buena

Sarah Schorle
January 19
Filed under Band, Features, Fine Arts, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

Four students were selected for the upcoming Buena Vista honor band in February. Senior Nadia Somers and Juniors Miranda Chipman, Riley Seufert, and Charity Williams will travel to Storm Lake, Iowa, for the band which is held on February 25.

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