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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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Meet the Speech All-Staters

Meet the Speech All-Staters

Charity Williams
March 14
Filed under Fine Arts, Showcase, Speech and Theater, Uncategorized

"I had to keep looking at the results to make sure my name was actually up there!"

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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...

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...

AHS Writers Published in Hot Dish Magazine

AHS Writers Published in Hot Dish Magazine

Shadman Ornob
February 27
Filed under Fine Arts, School News, Showcase

Atlantic High School has added two more people to their long list of student accomplishments.  Sophomore Majerus Dulberg and senior Zaria Agboglo's poems were selected for the Hot Dish Magazine. Dulberg wrote “ABC’s Poem,” http://www.hotdishmagazine.com/abcs-poem.html and Agboglo wrote “Eternal Beauty,” http://www.hot...

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 ...

Buena Vista Honor Band Cancelled

Buena Vista Honor Band Cancelled

Sarah Schorle
February 23
Filed under Activities, Band, Fine Arts, Showcase

The Buena Vista honor band scheduled for Feb 25 has been cancelled due to inclement weather expected on Friday and Saturday in Storm Lake, Iowa. Students who were originally scheduled to attend were senior Nadia Somers and juniors Miranda Chipman, Riley Seufert, and Charity Williams. There are no...

SWIBA Jazz Festival

SWIBA Jazz Festival

Charity Williams
February 17
Filed under Band, Fine Arts

Monday morning, the AHS jazz band will go to Glenwood to participate in the SWIBA jazz festival. The jazz band will take the stage at 1:30 that afternoon and perform three songs: “Pickles,” “I Hope In Time a Change Will Come,” and “Trofeo de Bolos.” Jazz band director Jarrod O’Donnell co...

Late Winter Concert Scheduled for Feb. 21

Late Winter Concert Scheduled for Feb. 21

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...

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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