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  • The choir is having a fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 16. The chili-cook off starts at 5:30 p.m.
  • The fall play is showing Friday, Nov. 15, Saturday, Nov. 16, and Sunday, Nov. 17. Break a leg!
  • The 2018-19 Javelin is in!

Getting to Know the Class of 2018: Melanie Hart

Getting to Know the Class of 2018: Melanie Hart

Anastasia Muell

April 23, 2018

A moment that impacted Melanie Hart was the first interaction she had with a senior named Monica Brewer, 2015 graduate. After she introduced herself and hugged Hart, Hart said she began the change from her shy freshman self to the “happy, energetic girl people see.” Hart said although she isn’t ...

Getting to Know the Class of 2018: Jacey Eyanson

Getting to Know the Class of 2018: Jacey Eyanson

McKenzie Waters

April 23, 2018

Managing two part-time jobs and a lot of schoolwork, Jacey Eyanson is a busy high school student. Eyanson said she spends all of her time in the gym practicing volleyball or at work. “I have two part-time jobs currently. I work at the Ann Wickman Center in the morning from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. My...

Getting to Know the Class of 2018: Scott Leonard

Getting to Know the Class of 2018: Scott Leonard

Tayler Burg

April 23, 2018

Known for his notable height of 6 feet and 7 inches, Scott Leonard towers over most of his classmates walking through the halls. Leonard is a star basketball player who fell in love with the sport around the time he was in sixth grade. He played as a fifth-grader but didn’t play much, spending most of his...

Getting to Know the Class of 2018: Corey Beymer

Getting to Know the Class of 2018: Corey Beymer

Zachary McKay

April 20, 2018

Corey Beymer is the son of Mike and Donna Beymer and younger sibling to Kyle and Ryan. Beymer spends a lot of time outdoors and said, “I like to be outside.” He enjoys hunting, fishing and dirt biking with family on the weekends. His favorite place to go is Timber Ridge in Castana, Iowa because ...

Getting to Know the Class of 2018: Ashleigh Graeve

Getting to Know the Class of 2018: Ashleigh Graeve

Lucas Behrens

April 20, 2018

Finally realizing what she wanted to do after high school was a big moment in Ashleigh Graeve’s life. When she was younger, she wanted to become a veterinarian because of her love of animals but now she has decided to go into the skincare field. Graeve said, “I’ve never had good skin and I love ...

Getting to Know the Class of 2018: Riley Seufert

Getting to Know the Class of 2018: Riley Seufert

Harley Oliver

April 20, 2018

This girl knows her way around an instrument and has a spike to be feared. Riley Seufert has been involved in band and volleyball throughout high school. When she’s not spiking on the court or directing the band as drum major, Seufert can be found playing basketball, running track, performing in th...

Getting to Know the Class of 2018: Gratt Reed

Getting to Know the Class of 2018: Gratt Reed

Tayler Burg

April 19, 2018

The “legendary” Gratt Reed is well-known throughout Atlantic High School for his kind manner and his booming personality. Reed is involved in choir, show choir, football, baseball, NHS and his primary sport, track. He is recognized as one of the fastest athletes in the school and also translates ...

Getting to Know the Class of 2018: Jaxson Eden

Getting to Know the Class of 2018: Jaxson Eden

Madison Fell

April 19, 2018

Best known for his presence as an athlete, Jaxson Eden has been involved in football, basketball, track and baseball during his years at AHS. Eden said he gets his love of sports from his father. “He raised me to love sports just like he did, and that is why I have a big interest in those activitie...

Getting to Know the Class of 2018: Hanna Layland

Getting to Know the Class of 2018: Hanna Layland

Pluma Pross

April 18, 2018

Hanna Layland’s art can be seen around the school and in the display case. Layland spends most of her time working on paintings or drawing and one of her favorite pieces of artwork she has created is the “child portrait,” which took her about a month to complete. “It's interesting seeing how...

Getting to Know the Class of 2018: Rebecca Garcia

Getting to Know the Class of 2018: Rebecca Garcia

Alex Harper

April 16, 2018

Rebecca Garcia comes from a close-knit family of her parents and her two siblings: a brother and a sister. She enjoys academics and keeping up on her grades, and said a moment in high school that impacted her was when she was doing “really bad in grades” and her parents encouraged her to fix the situa...

Getting to Know the Class of 2018: Trey Cappel

Getting to Know the Class of 2018: Trey Cappel

Haley Engler

April 16, 2018

Trey Cappel has always enjoyed working with show calves. In sixth grade, he bought his first calf and placed third in his class at the Iowa State Fair during the same year: an accomplishment he’s most proud of. Cappel now has 12 calves, which he cares for on his family’s acreage located at the edge of ...

Getting to Know the Class of 2018: Cole Jipsen

Getting to Know the Class of 2018: Cole Jipsen

Jacob Park

April 13, 2018

The grey early morning sky sheds light on the leaves and trees. A deer stands looking at a tree. In what feels like a minute, a bullet flies from 50 yards out. Without waiting, the deer drops to the ground. Cole Jipsen enjoys hunting, fishing and “working on the farm” in his free time. His parents ...

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