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  • Senior class night is Wednesday, May 12 at 7:30.
  • The track and field state qualifying meet is on Thursday
  • There will 1.5 hr early out this Wednesday, May 12.
  • The boys soccer team will compete on May 13 and 14.
  • There is a home girls soccer game on Friday.
  • Order your yearbook!
Seniors Brendan Atkinson, Drey Newell, and Braden Smith smile on the pond. The boys have placed second in two tournaments.
A Big Catch
Taliya James, Editor • April 23, 2021

Iowa is known for its beautiful outdoors and lakes. The Southwest Iowa Fishing Team allows students to...

Every week new Gen-Z phrases are shouted across the halls at AHS.
A Guide to Gen-Z Slang
McKenna Nelson and Alexis Reynolds April 22, 2021

Do you have a hard time figuring out Gen-Z phrases? Here’s a guide to some of the most commonly used...

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...

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BIG THROW - Sophomore Tristan Dorscher upsets the number one seed with a huge throw and pin. Dorscher advanced tot he State tournament for the first time in his young career.
Images of AHS Wrestling
March 7, 2021

Senior Devin McKay chases after the ball during a game in 2019. McKay will be competing for his fourth year during this upcoming season.
Starting Spring Sports
Molly McFadden, Taliya James, and Da'Jai Wesson February 23, 2021

With less than 30 days until spring, and the winter season of competition coming to a close, spring sports...

Encountering new regulations, the girls basketball team stayed masked as often as they could. The girls were able to play all of their games this season despite COVID.
Girls Basketball: Season Update
Taliya James , Editor • February 16, 2021

With spring sports approaching, the girl’s basketball team is onto districts. This gives the girls...

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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...

The Trojan Guard, the marching band of AHS, marches onto the field during the 2020 homecoming game. Many band members will be among the 85 musicians traveling to Orlando to preform in Universal Studios.
Musicians Flying to Florida
Lexie Trotter, Editor • March 10, 2021

The phrase better late than never suits the music department, as a trip scheduled for last March has...

The band students perform at the 2020 Late Winter Concert. The concert will look a little different this year due to social distancing.
The Sound of Winter
Camryn Church, Editor • February 23, 2021

The band and choir will perform a selection of songs on March 4 at 7:30 p.m. The Chamber Choir is performing...

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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...

The Irony of Transphobia - OPINION EDITORIAL CARTOON
The Irony of Transphobia - OPINION EDITORIAL CARTOON
Ariel Clark March 4, 2021

While kids can definitely improve someone’s life, many people rush into a family-scenario without properly thinking it through first. This often leads to a lack of resources, time, or understanding in regards to their children.
Nuclear Family: Rose-Colored Falsity
Ariel Clark, Editor • February 23, 2021

The “American Dream.” A nuclear family stuffed into a suffocating box that consists of a happy middle-class...

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AHS Thread: A Podcast
Change Your Life
Isaiha Imhoff, Brooke Thompson, and Claire Wiederstein March 31, 2021
An episode of AHSneedle podcast The Thread.
AHS Thread: A Podcast
The Thread - PODCAST
Elizabeth Anderson and Dakota Oswalt March 9, 2021

The halls of AHS are home to a range of irritating behaviors. This week's guest talks about what they've seen and experienced in the halls.

This episode of The Point features freshman Nick Bennett. Bennett is involved in speech and debate, play, football, tennis, and baseball.
The Point: Springing into Season, Ft. Nick Bennett
Molly McFadden, Editor • February 12, 2021

Although the temperature in Iowa is still rather low, spring is quickly approaching. With this new season comes many different activities...

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