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Oh Dear, John Deere!

Oh Dear, John Deere!

Katy York
March 17
Filed under Activities, Club News, School News, Showcase

Ten tractors and four pedal tractors paraded to the high school from Wal-Mart at 7:30 a.m. on Fri., March 10. The annual National FFA Week event of driving tractors to school was originally scheduled for Feb. 24. However, the event was postponed when school was cancelled for inclement weather. ...

Oh Dear, John Deere!

Oh Dear, John Deere!

March 17
Filed under Activities, Club News, News Briefs, School News, Showcase, The Gallery

Ten full-sized tractors and four pedal tractors paraded to the high school from Wal-Mart at 7:30 a.m. on Friday, March 10. The annual National FFA Week event of driving tractors to school was originally scheduled for Feb. 24. However, the event was postponed when school was cancelled for inclement weathe...

Welcome to AHS, Mr. Barber

Welcome to AHS, Mr. Barber

Zeke Whetstone
March 16
Filed under Academics, School News, Showcase

Atlantic’s  new superintendent Steven Barber was in the district Wednesday, March 15, for the first time since his acceptance of the position. Barber said that the job offer at AHS was appealing to him because he believed his skill sets matched that of what the school was looking for. He his e...

Hubers Welcome New Addition

Hubers Welcome New Addition

Abbey Bishop and Hannah Maley
March 10
Filed under Features, School News, Showcase

Being a mom can mean different things. To Michelle Huber, it means, “Learning something new every day.” During the day, you may be learning things about yourself, while your baby is growing and learning new things his/herself.  According to Parents Online, there are nine things your baby learns every day. One is, saying goodbye, whether you are walking away for a couple minutes or...

AHS Needle wins first SNO Badge

AHS Needle wins first SNO Badge

Jaxson Eden
March 10
Filed under School News, Showcase

On Thursday, March 9 AHS needle earned its first distinguished SNO badge. This badge is awarded to a news site that actively engages it's viewers through an assortment of different social media. SNO is an acronym that stands for School Newspapers Online. They are a company that allows to use their...

Final Superintendent Candidate Interviewed March 1

Final Superintendent Candidate Interviewed March 1

Marcus Duranceau
March 9
Filed under School News, Showcase

The last of three interviews for the new Atlantic superintendent was held on Wednesday, March 1. Daniel John Diercks, current superintendent in the Oelwein district, said it would be exciting to be part of the Atlantic district. Diercks also said that he makes every decision based on what is “just,...

Handshake Smack Down

Handshake Smack Down

Destiny Jordan, Sierra Parker, and Belicia Smith
March 9
Filed under Features, School News, Showcase

When a Trojan meets a Trojan, they have different ways to greet each other. Several AHS students and teachers competed in a handshake competition where they demonstrated their best handshake with one of their friends. Journalists selected nine of the handshakes and displayed them in video on Twitter...

FFA Competes at Districts

FFA Competes at Districts

Katie York
March 9
Filed under Activities, Club News, School News, Showcase

On Saturday, March 4, 23 Atlantic FFA members headed to Red Oak High School for FFA Districts. Connor Pellett received a Gold in Extemporaneous Speaking and Ashley Freund received a silver in Chapter Website. Both were named as alternates to the State level of competition. The  team of...

Second of Three Superintendent Interviews Held Tuesday

Second of Three Superintendent Interviews Held Tuesday

Marcus Duranceau and Logan Templeton
March 1
Filed under School Board, School News, Showcase

On Tuesday, Feb. 28,  the second interview of three for the new Atlantic School District superintendent was held. Dr. Joe Potts has been the principal of Kentlake High School in Washington since 2011. Prior to that he was the assistant principal from 2005-2010, curriculum and instruction direct...

First of Three Superintendent Interviews Held Monday

First of Three Superintendent Interviews Held Monday

Zeke Whetstone and Sarah Schorle
February 28
Filed under School Board, School News, Showcase

 On Monday, Feb. 27, the Atlantic school board held their first of three interviews for the district’s new superintendent. Monday’s candidate was George-Little Rock’s current superintendent, Steven Barber. Barber is from the Iowa area and has been the superintendent at George-Little Rock si...

AHS Juniors and Seniors Only: Closed Prom

AHS Juniors and Seniors Only: Closed Prom

Alexis Brockman and Karsyn Rush
February 28
Filed under School News, Showcase

Prom at AHS is only open to junior and senior students. Limiting attendance to students only in these two grades and from only our school, earns prom the classification as "closed." While prom has been closed for at least 27 years, each year students question it. Principal Heather McKay said, “It’s o...

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...

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