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Crush-O-Grams Are Back

Crush-O-Grams Are Back

Halsey Bailey and Erin Wendt
February 3, 2017
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...

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, 2017
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...

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Kaylee Pappal

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Kaylee Pappal

Hannah Alff
February 2, 2017
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...

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Jesse Gierke

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Jesse Gierke

Tristan Schmidt
February 1, 2017
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...

Guilty as Charged

Guilty as Charged

Logan Templeton
February 1, 2017
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...

Should Seniors Play? – OPINION

Should Seniors Play? – OPINION

Alexis Handel
February 1, 2017
Filed under Activities, Opinion, Reviews, School News, Showcase

A daunting question has loomed over varsity athletics for as long as anybody can remember. Coaches, players, and even communities have pondered this single question: Should seniors play just because it’s their last season? Coaches have different philosophies on this subject. Coach Dan Vargaso...

Saying No to Dope

Jordan Zarbano
January 30, 2017
Filed under School News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Saying no to drugs is one of many struggles for teens. More than 78 percent of  American teens over the age of 13 have drunk alcohol. 81% of teens have told CNN news that they have had the opportunity to try drugs. Only 42% of those teens have claimed to have used them. Teens are often pressured to ...

Thefts Seldom Reported at AHS

Thefts Seldom Reported at AHS

Erin Wendt and Halsey Bailey
January 27, 2017
Filed under Features, School News, Showcase

Although thefts are not commonly reported at Atlantic High School, they still occur. During the 2016-17 school year, no thefts have been reported. “Currently we have zero records of theft right now,” principal Heather McKay said. “Last year was more of an issue, though.” McKay said the m...

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