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AHS Juniors and Seniors Only: Closed Prom

AHS Juniors and Seniors Only: Closed Prom

Alexis Brockman and Karsyn Rush
February 28, 2017
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, 2017
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...

HEADPHONES FOR SALE

HEADPHONES FOR SALE

Brooke Newell and Kerra Christensen
February 23, 2017
Filed under News Briefs, School News, Showcase

Students of Atlantic High School! Have no fear--the headphones are here! Librarian Ginger Bechtold is selling “off brand” headphones to students in the library.  They are $2 and there is a wide variety of colors including red, blue, black and pink. Bechtold said the reason she decided to make...

Shenandoah High School on Lockdown

Shenandoah High School on Lockdown

Zeke Whetstone
February 22, 2017
Filed under School News, Showcase

Shenandoah High School was placed on a temporary lockdown after a single bullet was found in the locker room according to Superintendent Kerri Nelson, as reported on KMAland.com. The first report was published at 9:23 a.m. This report stated that students were being held in classrooms, but there was no immediate threat at the time. At 12:15 p.m. a rep...

State Wrestling Tournament Results

State Wrestling Tournament Results

Zeke Whetstone
February 21, 2017
Filed under School News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The Atlantic Trojan wrestlers wrap up the State Wrestling Tournament with four individual place winners, and finished eighth during the duals. Carter Cox, Drake Roller, Zac Stork, and John McConkey all were place winners. McConkey finished 2nd in the 285 weight class, Stork finished 5th at 195, Roll...

Iowa State Team Duals Results

Iowa State Team Duals Results

Zeke Whetstone and Dillon Sonntag
February 16, 2017
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 ...

Trojan Wrestlers Move On to State

Trojan Wrestlers Move On to State

Zeke Whetstone and Dillon Sonntag
February 14, 2017
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...

Boys’ Track Practice Starts

Boys’ Track Practice Starts

Jaxson Eden and Benjamin Renaud
February 14, 2017
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...

Boys’ Swim Team is on to State

Boys’ Swim Team is on to State

Jaxson Eden and Ben Renaud
February 6, 2017
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...

Girls vs Boys

Girls vs Boys

Alexis Brockman and Karsyn Rush
February 6, 2017
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...

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