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  • The football banquet is at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 24.
  • All state is on Saturday, Oct. 23.
  • There's a state cross country qualifying meet on Wednesday, Oct. 20.
  • The volleyball season has come to an end!
  • The pink out game is on Friday, Oct. 22.
  • There is a girls basketball meeting with Mr. Vargason on Tuesday, Oct. 19.
  • The varsity football team plays Creston on Friday, Oct. 22.
  • Football and cheerleading senior night is Friday, Oct. 22 at the Trojan Bowl.
  • There is a fall vocal concert on Tuesday, Oct. 19.
  • The next driver's ed class begins on Oct. 25.
  • NHS is holding a blood drive on Tuesday, Oct. 19.
  • Order your yearbook!
The art room is used for history teacher Mike McDermotts classes.
Art Becomes History at AHS
Dakota Oswalt, Staff Writer • September 29, 2021

At the end of last year, Atlantic High School’s Susan Wedemeyer resigned as the teacher of the building’s...

Enrelin Rano and Erinchina Mark dance during 2020 Homecoming festivities. Students will again hula as part of this years Homecoming assembly.
Students, Assemble!
Taliya James and Josie Colton September 23, 2021

With the full return to a “normal” setting, students are left wondering if school activities like...

Bathroom doors display words of encouragement.
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Words of Inspiration Flood the Bathrooms
Eleanor McCalla September 21, 2021

As students began using the school bathrooms at the beginning of the school year, they may have noticed...

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Steele McLaren and his family present the check to the Shenandoah athletic director. All the fundraisers made over $4,500.
Atlantic Community Raises Support for Shenandoah
Taliya James September 17, 2021

Atlantic students showed up and supported the Shenandoah community who is grieving the loss of a student....

The cross country team celebrates a successful practice.
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Cross Country
Elizabeth Anderson September 16, 2021

“Exciting,” is how cross country coach Dan Vargason would explain this season. “We’re finally...

The volleyball team celebrates their win at the AHSTW tournament.
Volleyball
Elizabeth Anderson September 16, 2021

High energy practices, staying consistent, individual work, and teamwork is how volleyball coach Michelle...

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Junior Katie Birge will play Marcie in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee musical.
Singing into Musical Season
Eleanor McCalla September 14, 2021
A musical comedy about spelling contests will delight Atlantic audiences.
Junior Jaci Smith closely follows her music at the Late Winter Concert earlier this year. Smith has been in band and choir all throughout high school and plays the flute.
One Last Concert
Molly McFadden and Camryn Church May 5, 2021

On Friday, May 7 band and choir members will perform in the State Large Group competition, as their last...

Band and choir students pose before leaving Universal Studios. Many on the trip thought that this was the superior park due to its thrill rides.
Making Music with Mickey: The Band and Choir Trip to Florida
Molly McFadden, Editor • April 19, 2021

The early morning travel days and endless walking made life-long memories for the 85 students who took...

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An uproar in protests have spiraled due to the recent police related death.
Finding a Middle Ground
Zane Brownsberger May 27, 2021

In 2020, police shot and killed 1,021 people, and 2021 is on track for a similar amount of shootings....

Take what you need and give what you can encourages students to spread positivity. The guidance office offers support for all students.
More Than A Body - OPINION
Laney Brosam May 26, 2021

“You are so much more than just a body” is a phrase used by many. People everywhere spend so much...

Political clashes aren’t uncommon, though often they impact more than just us. Due to our world-wide influence, the instability within our own country leads to a ripple-effect of issues elsewhere in the world.
A Divided Nation
Ariel Clark, Editor • March 11, 2021

In today’s world it’s nearly impossible to transverse the sticky web of the Internet without running...

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The Trades Program focuses a lot on working together. Students who took the class learned valuable skills to use later in life.
Trades Program takes on Garage Project
Zane Berg May 26, 2021

The Atlantic High School Trades Program has taken on a pretty large project this semester. The project is building a garage for Dave Erickson,...

FCS teacher Rebecca Wallaces Tik Tok account has gained traction since she began her journey in quarantine.
Teacher Rocks the TikTok Scene
Taliya James, Editor • May 14, 2021

When quarantine started, teacher Rebecca Wallace came down with a severe case of boredom. After hearing many students talking about the app TikTok,...

This podcast is full of, as the hosts like to say, Conspiracies full of tea.
ConspiraTEA: A Podcast
Laney Brosam and Kylie Pulido April 22, 2021

Listen as Journalism Production students Laney and Kylie dive into the conspiracy theories revolving AHS. ConspiraTEA is available only on...

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