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Does Studying Affect Grades?

Jackson Mullin and Cale Roller

December 13, 2017No Comments

With the first semester begins to wind down here at AHS comes the beginning of finals. This means for many students it’s time to study! But how much does studying real help? Some students even feel that it barely helps ...

The Stress of Picking a College

Chloe Davis and Mckenzie Waters

December 12, 2017No Comments

C.S. Lewis once said, “There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” The quote may be describing the feelings of teens as they move on from their past lives into a new environment. Many AHS seniors...

Brian Church Takes on his First Semester as an Iowa Western Teacher

Connor Church and Trey Cappel

December 12, 2017No Comments

Brian Church of Atlantic, Iowa, has begun teaching the Design Technology program at Iowa Western Community College. “I was unemployed after being laid off by Plastic Professionals, and I was looking for a job. I saw a j...

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AHS Adds Competitive Freshmen to the Wrestling Team

Tyler Moen and Emma Templeton

December 15, 2017No Comments

Winter is just around the corner which means Atlantic wrestling is back in full swing. “We are excited as a staff for the new year. We have some returners who have a lot of varsity experience and very high individual go...

Trojans Win Second Game in a Row

Noah Bruckner, Sports editor

December 11, 2017No Comments

On Friday, Dec. 8. The Atlantic Trojans boys varsity basketball team took on the Creston Panthers in their 4th game of the season. Atlantic, who was coming off a blowout win against the Red Oak Tigers went into the game looking...

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Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Trinity Zynda

Hunter Oliver

May 24, 2017

Trinity Zynda is largely involved in the drama department. Zynda, in her past (including the times not here in Atlantic), has been in IHSSA for four years, the fall play f...

Kenny Jimerson

May 24, 2017

D-one Yechem moved to Atlantic Iowa in August of 2013 from the island Chuuk. Yechem lives with his aunt, uncle, and sister. He has three brothers and three sisters, all of which...

Deanna Roark

May 24, 2017

Hannah Wright has three cats, Lyric and Dapple and Theo, and a toy pomeranian, Molly. Her favorite memory with her family was when she learned many different forms of poker w...

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The Wrecks Music Review

Grace Clay

November 14, 2017

OMAHA, NE -- At Reverb Lounge late at night on November 1, The Technicolors, Vesperteen, and The Wrecks had a shot at playing in the bar venue. The first to play were The Tech...

EDITORIAL: Superintendent Barber off to a Great Start

Shelby Pelzer, Lead Editor

September 14, 2017

Superintendent Steven Barber has shaken the school district in his first few months of working in Atlantic, becoming a visible presence across ACSD. Barber has attended numer...

Saeugling Attends Iowa Youth Institute

Emily Saeugling

May 3, 2017

AHS junior Emily Saeugling attended the Iowa Youth Institute. After attending she wrote this piece, reflecting on her experience there, and what she learned. "Each April, students fro...

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Eye of the Needle, December 6, 2017

Trevor Wendt, Kole Schmitt, Jaxson Eden, Kylie Proehl, Halsey Bailey, Noah Rutherford, and Marcus Duranceau

December 7, 2017No Comments

AHS Concert Band is Underway

Justin Binios

December 5, 2017No Comments

Concert band is coming soon. The first concert will be held Monday, Dec. 11, in the AHS auditorium. In the beginning of the year marching band had competitions including band jamboree and also perfor...

The Cost of Band Explained

Lucas Behrens and Dylan Litty

November 30, 2017No Comments

In the 2016-17 school year the Atlantic High School band program spent $4081.54 from the general fund, along with $5000 from the Booster Club and a $5000 match from the ACSD Foundation.      In...

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