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  • Girls track will compete at Glenwood on Thursday.
  • Boys and girls golf will play on April 12.
  • There is a home boys soccer game on Friday, April 16.
  • Boys track will run at Harlan and Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln this week.
  • Boys and girls tennis will compete on Monday and Tuesday against Shenandoah and Glenwood.
  • There will be a 1.5 hr early dismissal Wednesday, April 14.
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Students at Washington Elementary celebrate culture day. One of ESL Coordinator Brielle Cerven
Celebrating Culture: The ESL Program
Da'Jai Wesson , Editor • February 23, 2021

“I want to give these students a chance to gain the language they need to be successful in our community,...

Quill and Scroll Inductees received a certificate and a pin after lighting their candles during the ceremony. Seniors also received a blue and gold cord for graduation.
The First Quill and Scroll Induction
Taliya James , Editor • February 16, 2021

Dedicated to working hard in the classroom and showing leadership in journalism, Quill and Scroll is...

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...

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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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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...

Set designer Mark Andersen poses by the first set he built for an AHS production. "Little Shop of Horrors" had a large set that remained onstage throughout the entirety of the show.
Mark Andersen: The Mind Behind the Masterpiece
Camryn Church, Editor • February 16, 2021

Those keeping up with AHS theater know the grand sets that have come along with the last two productions,...

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...

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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...

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...

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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 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 and Maycie Waters to talk about basketball,...

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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