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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.

In Case You Missed It – Friday, Jan. 13, 2017

Dillon Sonntag
January 13
Filed under News Briefs, School News

The Chargers have made a move from San Diego to L.A  Investigation on Hillary Clinton’s emails flares up again. Arizona trooper shot from drive-by shooter and nearly beaten to death. ... Read more »

Weights or Gym?

Weights or Gym?

Halsey Bailey
December 21
Filed under Features, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

Every student in AHS has the option between taking weights or gym class. For each individual, there is a different reasoning behind why they chose either weights or gym.

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Trump Victory

Trump Victory

Camden McFadden and Phoenix Shadden
December 5
Filed under News Briefs, School News, Showcase

On November 9th, Hillary Clinton officially conceded to Donald Trump, the winner of the Electoral vote. In January of 2017, Trump will officially take office after his inauguration. America is currently divided over this election. One of the reasons America is divided is because of how elections dec... Read more »

Oxford Dictionary Word of the Year differs from AHS Word of the Year

Zeke Whetstone
November 21
Filed under News Briefs, School News, Showcase, The Gallery

Post-Truth has been chosen at 2016’s word of the year, according to Oxford Dictionary. Post truth can be defined as "relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief." This word had a major surge... Read more »

Gooding Visits AHS to Sing and Teach Financial Literacy

Gooding Visits AHS to Sing and Teach Financial Literacy

Emily Schreiner, Hayley Gibson, Editors
November 4
Filed under Academics, News Briefs, Showcase, The Gallery

The Gooding band visited Atlantic High School on Tues., Nov. 1 to teach students financial literacy. Students were curious as to what the band was, going into the auditorium.  The band began the assembly by playing a few of their featured songs.  After they played their featured songs, they presented... Read more »

AHS to Take Part in ALICE Drill Tomorrow

AHS to Take Part in ALICE Drill Tomorrow

Cody Buchman, Editor
November 3
Filed under News Briefs, School News, Showcase

This Friday, Atlantic High School will be participating in the ALICE drill. AHS faculty and students will be working in cooperation with the Atlantic Police Department, Cass County Sheriff, as well as the Iowa State Patrol to conduct the drill. The ALICE drill is a lockdown/intruder drill. A.L.I.C.E. is an a... Read more »

AHS Fuel Dodgeball Tournament

AHS Fuel Dodgeball Tournament

Emily Schreiner, Editor
October 19
Filed under Activities, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

AHS Fuel has created a dodgeball tournament, and it will be held on Saturday, Nov. 5 in the AHS gym. The first game will start at 10 a.m.   The entry forms are in the office or in Spanish teacher Dan Vargason’s room (510), there is no entry fee. Forms need to be turned in by Monday, Oct. 31. ... Read more »

Update on Waldstein

Update on Waldstein

Nick Joyce
October 17
Filed under News Briefs, School News, The Gallery

Last school year, Eric Waldstein resigned from AHS as both a weights/gym teacher and the head football coach. He now coaches at Rochester Community and Technical College in Rochester, Minnesota. Waldstein said that his team is doing good and they are on a 4 game winning streak going into the last ... Read more »

Haunted House Comes to AHS

Charity Williams
October 17
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... Read more »

Dress Code Cracks Down

Dress Code Cracks Down

Mycala Kickland
April 20
Filed under News Briefs, Showcase

With warm weather coming up, AHS teachers are making sure students are dressed appropriately. Many students, mostly females, have been getting dress coded lately. Girls have been wearing crop tops and tank tops with straps smaller than two inches, and have been getting dress coded. We have a dress... Read more »

So Long, Mr. Bair

So Long, Mr. Bair

Devin Siedlik
April 6
Filed under News Briefs, School News, Showcase

As you may know Derek Bair the industrial tech teacher at Atlantic High School has resigned this spring to take his job opportunity at Newton High School in Newton, Iowa. When asked why he is leaving he said “I’ll be much closer to my family.” “ Newton is much bigger compared to AHS,there wi... Read more »

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