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Keeping the SWIBA Streak Alive

Keeping the SWIBA Streak Alive

Katie York
January 9, 2017
Filed under Activities, Band, Fine Arts

Auditioning for SWIBA honor band takes hard work, but in the end it's worth it.

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Cast for Spring Musical Announced

Cast for Spring Musical Announced

Charity Williams
January 6, 2017
Filed under Activities, Fine Arts, Speech and Theater

After the nerve-racking wait for the announcement of who made the 2017 spring musical "Fiddler on the Roof," the directors finally came up with the cast.

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ISU Honor Band

Charity Williams
December 15, 2016
Filed under Band, Fine Arts, Showcase

After a few weeks of anxious waiting, the band students who were nominated by Jarrod O’Donnell for the ISU honor band finally found out who was accepted on Dec. 12. There were six students who were accepted: Nadia Somers, Hannah Richter, Charity Williams, Sam Coder, Rebekah Hallaman and Miranda Ch...

SWIBA Honor Band

SWIBA Honor Band

Chris Krogh
December 15, 2016
Filed under Band, Fine Arts, School News, Showcase

Atlantic High School students attended the SWIBA Honor Band auditions on Saturday, Dec. 10 at AHS.  The students auditioning were trying to get a spot on the SWIBA Honor Band to further expand their musical skills.  In fact, the AHS students were challenging the 458 different students from multipl...

Madrigal Dinner

Madrigal Dinner

Charity Williams
December 14, 2016
Filed under Activities, Fine Arts, School News, Showcase

The 2016 Madrigal dinner took place on December 10 and 11. It began on Sat. at 7 p.m. and Sun. at 5 p.m. All the freshman were be the servers, sophomore and junior girls were the hostesses, beggars, jesters and pages and the sophomore and juniors guys were the knights, jesters and pages. The madriga...

AHS Hosts SWIBA

AHS Hosts SWIBA

Charity Williams
December 9, 2016
Filed under Activities, Band, Fine Arts, School News, Showcase

On Saturday Dec. 10, Atlantic will be hosting the SWIBA honor band auditions. There are 24 band members who will be representing Atlantic. Ana Muell, Sarah Schorle, Ethan Simmons, Katie York, McKayla Weppler, Jacob Park, Caine Page, Erin Barrick, Chris Krogh, Caleb Spurr, Josh McLean, Sam Coder, Dylan Litty, Kati...

Iowa Band Association

Charity Williams
December 7, 2016
Filed under Band, Fine Arts, School News, Showcase

For the second year, Jarrod O’Donnell, the Atlantic concert band director, will be sending in a recording of three songs played by the band to the Iowa Band Association. The Iowa Band Association is a organization for the Iowa of band directors of elementary schools, middle schools, high schools an...

Upcoming Season for Jazz Band

Charity Williams
November 22, 2016
Filed under Band, Fine Arts, School News, Showcase, The Gallery

Filling the stage with the swing and energetic sound of music, the AHS Jazz Band season has begun. For the past few years, there has been a jazz band one and two because of the plethora of willing students who want to explore the jazz world. This year, only jazz one has started, mostly because details...

All-State Concert This Weekend

All-State Concert This Weekend

Charity Williams
November 17, 2016
Filed under Activities, Band, Fine Arts, School News, Showcase, The Gallery

This week on from Thurs. November 17 to Sun. November 20, the students who were accepted into the All-state Honor band and choir group will be traveling 2 hours to Ames to perform in the concert. There will be 280 other band and 300 choir students along with the five that will represent Atlantic. Aaron ...

Announcement of Musical

Charity Williams
November 10, 2016
Filed under Fine Arts, Showcase, The Gallery

Early on Monday morning, choir students went on a scavenger hunt to find out what the spring musical will be. After following all the clues and running around the choir and band rooms, the members of the choir found out that the 2017 musical is “Fiddler on the Roof.” This musical represents a s...

Haunted House Results

Haunted House Results

Charity Williams
November 3, 2016
Filed under Activities, Fine Arts, School News, Showcase

This past weekend, the band and choir students really showed their scary side in the Haunted House. On Friday and Saturday nights, Atlantic High School hosted the haunted house that was created by senior Hunter Oliver. These two students thought of this idea to help fundraise money for the spring musical of...

The Fantastic Five

Charity Williams
October 26, 2016
Filed under Activities, Band, Fine Arts, Showcase, The Gallery

Aaron Rothfusz How long have you been singing? “I’ve been singing for about 5 years, and have been taking private voice lessons for 3 years.” How many times did you make it into allstate? “This is my second year to be accepted into the All-State Choir.” How long did you p...

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