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  • The district FFA Convention will be Saturday, March 6 at Harlan
  • State girls basketball is this week
  • The late winter band and vocal concert is Thursday, March 4 at 7:30 p.m.
  • There will be a 1.5 hr early dismissal Wednesday, March 3
  • The mobile food pantry will be open Wednesday, March 3 from 3-6 p.m. in HS commons
  • Varsity boys basketball substate is Monday, March 1 at Indianola
  • Girls and boys track practice starts this week!
  • Order your yearbook!
Bus driver Ken Crane stands beside his bus last November. Crane joined the transportation department in 2011 and became a full time route driver in 2013. He served as a ACSD bus driver for 9 years.
Ken Crane: A Route Not Forgotten
Ariel Clark , Editor • February 9, 2021

Honest, hard-working, and protective of his students, who he tended to refer to as “his kids,” bus...

Second Hour Spanish One students prepare for class. Spanish One students will work on learning new vocabulary and commands this semester.
Spanish Semester Update
Ava Rush , Staff writer • February 3, 2021

Students in Spanish class are working on improving their skills as they make their way through the school...

Drey Newell and Sydney Sanny arrive in style at the 2020 Prom. The theme for the event was The Roaring
Prom Set To Be A “MASK-erade”
Da'Jai Wesson, Editor • February 1, 2021

If you were thinking about attending prom this year, now's the time to get your arrangements together....

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Freshman Jaice Larson prepares for the next play. Larson has been playing basketball since middle school and plans to continue throughout high school as well.
The Future of Trojan Basketball
Taliya James, Editor • February 8, 2021

While students and spectators enjoy watching athletes play varsity, they might not typically think about...

Senior Mia Trotter wrestles her way through the Girls State Tournament, ending the day 2-2. Three girls from Atlantic represented our school at the tournament.
Wrapping Up Girls Wrestling
Taliya James, Editor • February 2, 2021

With many new wrestlers this year, girl’s wrestling was a season for growth. The team was striving...

The third episode of The Point is all about sports. The Point can be streamed on Anchor and Spotify.
The Point: Stars on the Court, Ft. Garrett Reynolds and Maycie Waters
Molly McFadden, Editor • January 28, 2021

AHS kicks off the new year with school spirit. Molly McFadden sits down with seniors Garrett Reynolds...

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Students who participated in the reader’s theatre for speech stand for a picture. The group received straight ones at state on Saturday.
AHS Speech Sweeps State Large Group
Camryn Church, Editor • February 8, 2021

The Atlantic speech team received straight ones on three of the five performances, along with a mixed...

Senior Ethan Williams focuses on his music as he play bass at Swing Inn. Williams is also involved in cross country, basketball, tennis, musical pit, and marching and concert band.
Swinging Inn to Season
Camryn Church and Molly McFadden February 2, 2021

Swing Inn was held on Monday, Feb. 1 in the high school auditorium. The concert featured many jazz band...

One of the performances for the upcoming spring play includes Romeo and Juliet. The performances will be March 12, 13, and 14.
NEWS BRIEF -- Spring Play Starts Up
Katie Birge and Lillian Stufflebeam January 14, 2021

Practice for the upcoming spring play began Monday, Jan. 11 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. The productions include...

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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...

With many games of many genres, the Switch offers something for everyone.
Switching it up with the Top 10 Games
Ariel Clark, Editor • February 16, 2021

The Switch is one of the most popular gaming consoles currently being used. With constant updates, new...

Many people buy jewelry for their beloved on Valentine’s Day; a cost that quickly adds up. Meanwhile the social customs that wrap around Valentine’s Day can be detrimental in many aspects, especially for the poor or people of minority. Our media should showcase more interracial and LGBTQ+ members in their advertising and holiday shenanigans.
Eros’ Arrow of Capitalism -- OPINION
Ariel Clark, Editor • February 10, 2021

Contrary to what others may believe, I am not inherently biased against love or Valentine’s Day. In...

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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...

The Point host, Molly McFadden, sits down with senior Olivia Engler to discuss holiday favorites, Christmas in the Engler household, and best holiday traditions at AHS. Tune in to hear all about madrigal dinners, Mr. Peterson
The Point: The Holidays at AHS, Ft. Olivia Engler
Molly McFadden, Editor • December 17, 2020

The Point host, Molly McFadden, sits down with senior Olivia Engler to discuss holiday favorites, Christmas in the Engler household, and...

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The Point: A Musical Start, Ft. Camryn Church
Molly McFadden, Editor • March 13, 2020

The spring musical opens on Friday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m. Other showings include Saturday, March 14 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 15 at...

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