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Iowa State Team Duals Results

Iowa State Team Duals Results

Zeke Whetstone and Dillon Sonntag
February 16
Filed under School News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

On Feb. 15, the Atlantic wrestling team competed at the Iowa State Team Duals. The Trojans finished 8th place, losing all of their duals. In the first round the Trojans wrestled the Demons from Washington and lost in a nail biter that came down to the last match. The final score was 31-35 in favor ... Read more »

Trojan Wrestlers Move On to State

Trojan Wrestlers Move On to State

Zeke Whetstone and Dillon Sonntag
February 14
Filed under School News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Last Tuesday, the Atlantic Trojan wrestlers wrestled for a spot into the state duals at home against Harlan, Red Oak, and Humboldt. Coach Duff says he is excited for the program and his kids on making it to state duals. This is the first experience for all of the kids on this years team. This will... Read more »

Boys’ Track Practice Starts

Boys’ Track Practice Starts

Jaxson Eden and Benjamin Renaud
February 14
Filed under Activities, Boys' Track, School News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Yesterday the Trojan track team kicked off their season. Although head coach Alan Jenkins is not currently done with his basketball season, assistant coaches Jordan Mullen and Joe Brummer will run things until Jenkins can. The boys made a goal sheet for the season and talked about things that th... Read more »

Boys’ Swim Team is on to State

Boys’ Swim Team is on to State

Jaxson Eden and Ben Renaud
February 6
Filed under School News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Last Saturday the boys' swim team traveled to Johnston in a district meet. The team qualified 5 events to state in what some thought to be one of the toughest districts in the state. Senior Damon Miller qualified in the 100 & 200 meter free. Miller placed fifth in the 100 with a time of 47.87... Read more »

Girls vs Boys

Girls vs Boys

Alexis Brockman and Karsyn Rush
February 6
Filed under Academics, School News, Showcase

A recent study by a psychologist at the University of Illinois found that boys and girls under five years old associate brilliance with their own gender. However, at age 6 and 7 only the boys still held that view. "While boys continued to believe in their own brilliance, the girls, on average, develope... Read more »

Crush-O-Grams Are Back

Crush-O-Grams Are Back

Halsey Bailey and Erin Wendt
February 3
Filed under Activities, Club News, School News

Crush-O-Grams are returning to AHS yet again this year! National Honors Society will begin selling them on Feb. 8-10 before school and during both lunches. Students will be able to purchase Crush-O-Grams for $2. NHS will be selling orange, grape, and strawberry Crush soda. After purchasing a Crush-O-G... Read more »

Trojans Take Down the Cyclones For the First Time in Four Years

Trojans Take Down the Cyclones For the First Time in Four Years

Jena Brosam, Editor In Chief
February 3
Filed under Activities, Boys' basketball, School News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

On Tuesday, March 31, the Trojan basketball team took on the Harlan Cyclones for the second time this season. After a hard fought fight, Atlantic came on top 72-49, and defeated Harlan for the first time since 2013. A slow start left both teams scoreless for over a minute. With a Harlan foul, Sen... Read more »

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Kaylee Pappal

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Kaylee Pappal

Hannah Alff
February 2
Filed under School News, Senior Spotlight, Showcase

Kaylee Pappal loves to participate in archery, journalism and art. She is very proud of her artwork. “I drew a very good wine glass,” Pappal said. Her favorite part each day is first period art class. “I would suggest everyone take an art class in high school, because everybody has a particular styl... Read more »

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Jesse Gierke

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Jesse Gierke

Tristan Schmidt
February 1
Filed under School News, Senior Spotlight, Showcase

Many students have plans after high school, and Jesse Gierke is no exception. Jesse wants to go to IWCC for two years for design tech and then plans on going to a University for four years after he moves to Missouri. The most influential person in his life is Dwayne McDaniel because he gave him rides all o... Read more »

Guilty as Charged

Guilty as Charged

Logan Templeton
February 1
Filed under Features, School News, Showcase

Did you know that you’re guilty? You probably didn’t, and that’s why you’re being informed. You’re guilty…of enjoying something that others may look down upon. This term is known as a guilty pleasure. Maybe it's binge-watching all ten seasons of "Friends" on Netflix in two days, or even s... Read more »

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