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Academic Success in AHS

Academic Success in AHS

Caroline Pellett

April 24, 2019


Filed under Academics, School News, Showcase

The annual Hawkeye 10 All-Academic banquet was held on April 3, 2019, at the Cass County Community building in Atlantic. The banquet is always held in Atlantic as it is a central location for each school. Every year, 22 students throughout the conference are selected to receive this award, and six mem...

Career Day Returns to AHS

Career Day Returns to AHS

March 27, 2019


Filed under Academics, School News, Showcase

Career day was held on Wednesday, March 13 as an opportunity for students to learn more about different careers they expressed an interest in. Many volunteers came in to talk to classes about aspects of their jobs and answer any questions students had.

ISASP Testing to Replace Iowa Assessments

ISASP Testing to Replace Iowa Assessments

Dani Mathisen, Staff writer

March 25, 2019


Filed under Academics, School News, Showcase

Testing, testing, one, two, three. This spring a change in testing has come to AHS and many schools across the country. Students will no longer sharpen their number two pencils to fill in the circles but instead will type or click their responses on computers. ACSD Curriculum Director James Northwick met...

A Look Inside the Creative Writing Class

A Look Inside the Creative Writing Class

Aliyah Jordan

February 13, 2019


Filed under Academics, School News

It’s not about what you write, it’s the way you write it. Atlantic High School students are offered a Creative Writing class every year, where they can take writing and add a special twist. Teacher Allison Berryhill helped her students learn ways to make their stories creative and add personal touch...

Students Win Gift Cards After Mock Interviews

Students Win Gift Cards After Mock Interviews

Hannah Anstey

January 28, 2019


Filed under Academics, Showcase

This past November, sophomores in Randall Simpson's English class participated in mock interviews, with the goal for students to get practical experience for their future. Without prior knowledge, students also had the opportunity to win a $50 Subway gift card provided by Randy Watts. They were told ...

Sophomore Class Prepares for the Future

Sophomore Class Prepares for the Future

Alyssa Brockob

December 17, 2018


Filed under Academics, Features, School News, Showcase

Students at AHS frequently spend their time involved in the wide range of activities offered, whether it be playing on a sports team or singing in a choir. However, the sophomore class has been learning about another commitment many students have also taken on. Current English teacher Randall Simpson...

Journalism Editors Meet with Superintendent

Journalism Editors Meet with Superintendent

Sarah Schorle, Javelin Editor in Chief

December 13, 2018


Filed under Academics, School News, Showcase

As part of an ongoing initiative to connect district issues with high school students, several lead editors for the journalism department met with Superintendent Steve Barber on Thursday, Dec. 6. Barber said he felt that students should know that “we are working on really trying to define what we want every ...

Students Tackle the ACT

Students Tackle the ACT

Kylie Neal

December 10, 2018


Filed under Academics, School News

Tick tick tick…Tap tap tap... the dreaded sounds of clocks ticking and pencils tapping, while students sit in a silent room, exercising their knowledge on a standardized test. Just what every high school student dreams of, right? The latest ACT has just taken place at AHS on Saturday, Dec. 8 at ...

College Tips from Alumnus Zeke Whetstone

College Tips from Alumnus Zeke Whetstone

Beau Dickerson, Caroline Pellett, and Ashley Wendt

November 22, 2018


Filed under Academics, Features, School News, Showcase

2018 graduate Zeke Whetstone re-entered the halls of Atlantic High School with a smile and a wish to help prepare seniors for their college experience by sharing some of his own findings. Whetstone currently attends Iowa State University as a first-generation college student, and initially began as an undec...

AHS Journalism Claims Another Award

AHS Journalism Claims Another Award

Hana Holtz, Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under Academics, News Briefs, School News

After taking home the title of All-Iowa News Team of the Year for class A, AHS journalism snagged yet another award for their hard work. This time the focus was on the 2017-18 Javelin. The Iowa High School Press Association, or IHSPA, judged the Javelin on unifying concepts (photography and design...

Possible New Opportunities for AHS Students

Possible New Opportunities for AHS Students

Alyssa Brockob

November 6, 2018


Filed under Academics, School News

Decisions, decisions. What to wear? What to have for lunch? What to do for the rest of my life? When even minute-to-minute decisions crowd our minds, how can we think ahead to lifelong choices of college and careers? The ACSD School-to-Work committee wants to help students navigate the uncertain path of ...

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