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AHS Hosts All-State Auditions

Charity Williams
October 19, 2016
Filed under Activities, Band, Fine Arts, School News, Showcase, The Gallery

AHS will be hosting the Southwestern Iowa All-State auditions this upcoming Saturday, Oct. 22. The students auditioning are either choir or band students. The Atlantic high school has a total of 35 band and choir students auditioning, 14 for band and 21 for choir. The 14 students auditioning for band are the...

Haunted House Comes to AHS

Charity Williams
October 17, 2016
Filed under Activities, Band, Fine Arts, News Briefs, School News, The Gallery

There will be a fundraiser for the AHS spring musical in the Atlantic High School commons area. The fundraiser is a haunted house that will be built by volunteer members of band and choir. The goal for the fundraiser is $1000. The haunted house will take place on Oct. 28 from 6 to 10 pm, the 29th 6-10pm  a...

Trojan Guard Competes in Clarinda

Trojan Guard Competes in Clarinda

Charity Williams
October 5, 2016
Filed under Activities, Fine Arts, School News

The one and only band competition the Trojan Guard participated in this year's Clarinda Parade marching. They received 6th place out of eight schools which were Waverly, Creston, Savannah, Harlan, Glenwood, Maryville and Atchison. According to band director Jarrod O’Donnell, this year competin...

Chefs Visit AHS

Charity Williams
September 30, 2016
Filed under Activities, Fine Arts

Two chefs from Prairie Meadows in Des Moines, Iowa will be visiting the culinary program on Oct. 11. Chefs Patricia Weidner and Agustin Quintana are coming to give the students taking prostart expertise guidelines and tips in the culinary field. The person behind all of this is the culinary ...

New Season, New Drum Majors

New Season, New Drum Majors

Charity Williams
September 29, 2016
Filed under Activities, Band, Fine Arts, Showcase

Keeping a tradition that Atlantic participated in for 70 years, the Trojan Guard will be parade marching in the Clarinda marching band competition. Band Director Jarrod O’Donnell said, “We decided to keep Clarinda marching because we have competed in it since it became a thing, and that's a tradition...

AP Art Students

AP Art Students

Charity Williams
September 27, 2016
Filed under Academics, Fine Arts, Showcase

AP art is a class that lets students explore their skills and help them learn what they enjoy most. It is also counts as a college class credit.   Senior Victoria Krogh said, “It's nice to have freedoms and it has less structure and lets you express yourself. After 3 years of knowing what we do b...

Cast of Fall Play Announced

Cast of Fall Play Announced

Charity Williams
September 16, 2016
Filed under Activities, Fine Arts, Showcase, Speech and Theater

The fall play's cast has been posted on Sept. 16, at 3:20 p.m.

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All State Band Try Outs

All State Band Try Outs

Charity Williams
September 9, 2016
Filed under Activities, Fine Arts, School News

It takes a lot of practice, hard work and time to perfect the scales and music but it’s all worth it in the end. That’s why the band students try out for All-State honor band. Only three students made it into All-State last year, but this year there are high hopes of beating that record with the...

Homecoming Marching Band Show

Homecoming Marching Band Show

Charity Williams
September 9, 2016
Filed under Activities, Fine Arts, School News

Halftime at tonight’s homecoming football game will be filled with lots of energy and get you in the Trojan spirit. The Trojan guard is performing a different show with a new theme: Queen. The songs they will be playing are; “Don’t Stop Me Now,” “Under Pressure,” and “Fat Bottomed G...

2016 Fall Play

Charity Williams
August 31, 2016
Filed under Fine Arts, School News, Speech and Theater

Kindergarten is remembered as a memory when we played and had the time of our lives. The 2016 fall play is bringing back those memories. This year’s play is about people telling life lessons, funny stories and bringing them back to their younger selves. It is called “Everything I Need to Know I Le...

Marching Band Changes to Non-Competitive Season

Marching Band Changes to Non-Competitive Season

Charity Williams
August 29, 2016
Filed under Activities, Fine Arts, School News

Changes have come to the Trojan Guard for the upcoming 2016-2017 season. A major decision was made and now things for the band are different. “I liked it better before but I understand why we made the change,” said junior Rebekah Hallman. Band director Jarrod O’Donnell and the band students have deci...

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