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Work It, Baby

Work It, Baby

Katie York
May 26, 2017
Filed under Features, School News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Many students at Atlantic High School have jobs, but there are certain federal rules and restrictions business have to follow when hiring high schoolers. Twenty-two percent of high school school students worked part-time jobs in 2014 according to a high school student job blog. Research has show...

13 Reasons Why

13 Reasons Why

Abbey Bishop and Hannah Maley
May 19, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Video

To watch, or not to watch?

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How Do You Unwind?

How Do You Unwind?

Shadman Ornob
May 18, 2017
Filed under Features, School News, Showcase

Stress, it is the monster that claws you really bad when it grabs you. It grasps behind the eyes and works its way into your throat, your heart, your head. But, how do you unwind? Stress can make people feel really bad. Stress can cause people to panic and be nervous. According to American Psycho...

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Carly Westphalen

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Carly Westphalen

May 16, 2017
Filed under Features, Senior Spotlight, Showcase

Carly Westphalen is passionate about animals, especially her four horses and five dogs. In her free time, she enjoys taking her horses on trail rides. After graduating high school, Westphalen plans to attend IWCC for accounting, but when she was younger, she strived to be a vet. If she won the lotter...

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Madelyn Kickland

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Madelyn Kickland

May 16, 2017
Filed under Features, School News, Senior Spotlight, Showcase

Senior Madelyn Kickland is going to college for pre-med. Kickland has always lived in Atlantic with her parents, Haley and Jim Kickland, her younger sister Mycala and her two dogs, Espen and Bendit. Her mom is her role model throughout the years. “As I grew up, I watched her as she went to college, get...

Ebooks or Print?

Ebooks or Print?

Shadman Ornob
April 28, 2017
Filed under Features, School News

In this 21st century, people can carry a whole library in their hand. The popularity of e-books has increased a lot as technology has improved. There are lots of advantages to reading e-books. Ebooks can be downloaded to computers or phones, and once it is downloaded, it can be read without internet access. Th...

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Kirsten Brown

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Kirsten Brown

Chloé Newbury
April 27, 2017
Filed under Features, School News, Senior Spotlight, Showcase

The 2016-17 school year has been Kirsten Brown’s first and last in the Atlantic Community School District, as she went to Adair schools previously, and is graduating a year early. Brown plans to attend the University of Iowa to double major in biology and chemistry to get on the pre-med track. Sh...

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Caleb Williams

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Caleb Williams

April 26, 2017
Filed under Features, School News, Senior Spotlight, Showcase

Caleb Williams has been homeschooled for most of his life. He has participated in a wide variety of sports including: cross country, football, basketball, track and tennis. Tennis has been his favorite activity, as it’s “a lot more relaxed and more fun to hangout with the guys.” If he had a chance...

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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