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Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Kirsten Brown

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Kirsten Brown

Chloé Newbury
April 27, 2017
Filed under Features, School News, Senior Spotlight, Showcase

The 2016-17 school year has been Kirsten Brown’s first and last in the Atlantic Community School District, as she went to Adair schools previously, and is graduating a year early. Brown plans to attend the University of Iowa to double major in biology and chemistry to get on the pre-med track. Sh...

AHS Celebrates Leadership Week

AHS Celebrates Leadership Week

Halsey Bailey and Erin Wendt
April 26, 2017
Filed under School News, Showcase

Last week AHS celebrated National Student Council Leadership week. To do so, names of students who were recognized as leaders have been hung up on the wall in the front entrance with a one-word adjective describing them. Student Council president Emily Hohenberger explained that students who have their na...

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Caleb Williams

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Caleb Williams

April 26, 2017
Filed under Features, School News, Senior Spotlight, Showcase

Caleb Williams has been homeschooled for most of his life. He has participated in a wide variety of sports including: cross country, football, basketball, track and tennis. Tennis has been his favorite activity, as it’s “a lot more relaxed and more fun to hangout with the guys.” If he had a chance...

Trojan Tennis vs. the Cyclones

Trojan Tennis vs. the Cyclones

Jena Brosam, Editor in Chief
April 25, 2017
Filed under Activities, School News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Yesterday, April 24, the Trojan tennis teams competed against the Harlan Cyclones. The boy's defeated the Cyclones 7-2, while the girls lost to the Cyclones 2-7. In singles, junior Grant Podhajsky fell 7-10, junior Cooper McDermott won 10-3, junior Luke Hohenberger lost 8-10, freshman Nile Petersen...

Family Planning Center Provides Services

Family Planning Center Provides Services

Chase McLaren and Kerra Christensen
April 24, 2017
Filed under Features, School News, Showcase, Video

April is Public Health month, which is a good time to remind the public where to go for family planning and STD health concerns. AHS Journalists talked with public health nurse Linda Edelman to find the answers.

Recap of Trojan Girls’ Tennis Over the Weekend

Recap of Trojan Girls’ Tennis Over the Weekend

Jena Brosam, Editor In Chief
April 24, 2017
Filed under Activities, School News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Last Friday, the girls’ tennis team traveled to Glenwood to face off against the Rams. The team lost to the Rams 0-9. In singles, number one Jena Brosam played Ellie Osterloh, and lost 0-8. Number two Heather Freund played Brooklyn Taylor, and lost 0-8. Number three Carly Westphalen played Ruby Cro...

Girls Golf Places Third at Willow Creek

Girls Golf Places Third at Willow Creek

Jaxson Eden, Ben Renaud
April 20, 2017
Filed under Girls Golf, School News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The girls golf traveled to West Des Moines on Monday April 17. The girls finished third with a 337 team score. Among the 16 teams, all of them were 4A schools besides Atlantic. They fell to Johnston who shot 331 and Waukee shot 333. The medalist was Sydney Eaton from Mason-City with a 67. The highest...

Trojan Tennis Plays Denison Monarchs

Trojan Tennis Plays Denison Monarchs

Jena Brosam, Editor In Chief
April 19, 2017
Filed under Activities, School News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Yesterday, April 19, the boys’ and girls’ tennis teams played the Denison Monarchs. The girl’s lost to last year’s H-10 conference champions 0-9 at home, and the boy’s won 7-2 on the road. In singles, number one senior Jena Brosam lost 0-8, junior Heather Freund lost 1-8, senior Carly ...

Hypnotism at AHS Prom

Hypnotism at AHS Prom

John McConkey
April 19, 2017
Filed under School News, Showcase

Hypnosis was first discovered in 1770 by Franz Mesmer, when he started observing something he referred to as “animal magnetism.”  Since then, the argument of whether hypnosis works has been a doozy.  Last Saturday night (technically Sunday morning), at the 2017 AHS Prom, 24 students were selec...

Boys Soccer vs. Carroll

Boys Soccer vs. Carroll

Mariah Cook
April 19, 2017
Filed under Activities, School News, Sports, Sports Showcase, The Gallery, Uncategorized

Tuesday April 11 the boys’ soccer team traveled to Carroll to play the Tigers. Carroll's record this year is 0-4 following last seasons 2-14 record. Last year the Trojans beat the Tigers 7-2. This season the Trojans came home with the win again but this time 7-3. The Trojans seven goals were made by senio...

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