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Student nominated All America High School Basketball Team

January 31

Filed under School News

By Sarah Park and Alaura Schuler Dalton Franken, an Atlantic High School senior, has been nominated for the McDonald's All American High School Basketball Team. Out of 800 nominees,  24 male and 24 female will be chosen to...

Crush-O-Grams return to AHS

January 29

Filed under School News

By Emily Mitchell The NHS members are preparing to sell Crush-O-Grams for Valentine’s Day. Sales begin on Jan. 30 and end on Feb. 8.  NHS adviser Sheila Hayden is in charge of the operation. A Crush-O-Gram is a can of...

AHS Needle (Episode 3)

January 28

Filed under Eye of the Needle, School News, Video By EON Team  ...

Band prepares for Spaghetti Supper

January 28

Filed under School News

By Hailey Waters The annual Spaghetti Supper will be Monday, Feb. 4, and it will be served in the AHS commons. There is also a take-out option for people who can’t stay and eat there. The take-out boxes include a portion...

Atlantic to host State Show Choir festival

January 25

Filed under Fine Arts, School News

By Kristin Johnk Atlantic High School will be one of the eight schools hosting the Iowa High School Music Association (IHSMA) State Show Choir festival on Monday, Jan 28. AHS choir director Jennifer Gaesser said the IHSMA...

OPINION – Are guns really needed for protection?

January 25

Filed under Opinion, School News

  OPINION - By Angel Kunik The shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut last month brought the issue of gun ownership back into the spotlight.    According to, 32,163 people died as a result of firearms in 2011. This number has been on a ri...

One Question 25 Answers: If you could change your name, what would you change it to?

January 24

Filed under School News, Video By Maren McNees

Trojans host Cardinals

January 24

Filed under School News, Sports

By Blake Meneely The (14-1) Atlantic Trojans will host the (5-9) Clarinda Cardinals this Friday night, Jan. 25. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.  The Trojans are on an 11-game winning streak after beating the Glenwood Rams 40-34 Tuesday...

Dan Vargason’s new hair color!

January 24

Filed under School News

By Hailey Waters and Kallee Mudd AHS students banded together to change the color of new Spanish teacher Dan Vargason's hair--and raise awareness of prostate cancer. A Penny war took place during December. Students voted...

AHS Eye of the Needle (Episode 2)

January 21

Filed under Eye of the Needle, School News, Video By: Hannah Jespersen, Monica Witzman, Travis Small, Debora Lawilla, and Benton Maas ...

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