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NEWS BRIEF – Students Learn CPR

NEWS BRIEF – Students Learn CPR

Callie Richter, Journalism Production Student

March 30, 2018


Filed under Academics, News Briefs, School News

Students taking Health I this semester experienced what it's like to do CPR these last three days. Health teacher Tucker Weber instructs his classes using several plastic mannequins, CPR masks, and AEDs. The students watched videos beforehand which gave them a real-life situation in which they would...

NEWS BRIEF – Soldier Speaks to Hinzmann’s Classes

NEWS BRIEF – Soldier Speaks to Hinzmann’s Classes

Madison Fell

March 26, 2018


Filed under Academics, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

Sergeant Nathan Allen, a former student of Atlantic High School, was a guest speaker today, March 26, in Terry Hinzmann's Modern World History class. Hinzmann likes to invite realistic speakers in order to give his classes first-hand accounts of events that have happened during different wars. Sergeant...

Writers Unite with New Club at AHS

Writers Unite with New Club at AHS

Alyssa Brockob, Journalism Production Student

February 21, 2018


Filed under Academics, Club News, School News, Showcase

Students are beginning to become more aware of and participate in the newest club offered at AHS: Writers' Club. Supervised by English teacher Rachelle Lipp, Writer’s Club is an organized group focused on helping students become better writers, ignite creativity and get to know one another by shar...

McKay Receives Award of Lifetime

McKay Receives Award of Lifetime

Charity Williams

January 29, 2018


Filed under Academics, School News, Showcase

  AHS Adminstrator Heather McKay was presented with the Athena award on Jan. 13 by the Chamber of Commerce in front of her friends and family. During her career, McKay has done so much for this community, this school system and for young women who have gone to her for help when they have n...

Second Year Teachers Take on the School Year

Second Year Teachers Take on the School Year

Cyle Renaud and Brandon Woodard

December 20, 2017


Filed under Academics, Features, School News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Last year, the halls of AHS were filled with many new faces. English II teacher Rachelle Lipp and P.E. teacher and coach Tucker Weber are new teachers right out of college, and Science teacher Jedd Sherman is a new teacher at AHS.  In the past year, Lipp has changed her style of teaching from ju...

Five Students Earn Hawkeye Ten Academic Honors

Five Students Earn Hawkeye Ten Academic Honors

Jaxson Eden

April 6, 2017


Filed under Academics, School News, Showcase

Five Atlantic students received Hawkeye Ten academic honors with one of them earning the Character Award. The five seniors were Megan Behrends, Sam Coder, Emily Hohenberger, Tori Krogh, and Anna Iekel. Emily Hohenberger was honored with the Character Award it is an award that is someone who is proficient...

Welcome to AHS, Mr. Barber

Welcome to AHS, Mr. Barber

Zeke Whetstone

March 16, 2017


Filed under Academics, School News, Showcase

Atlantic’s  new superintendent Steven Barber was in the district Wednesday, March 15, for the first time since his acceptance of the position. Barber said that the job offer at AHS was appealing to him because he believed his skill sets matched that of what the school was looking for. He his e...

Girls vs Boys

Girls vs Boys

Alexis Brockman and Karsyn Rush

February 6, 2017


Filed under Academics, School News, Showcase

A recent study by a psychologist at the University of Illinois found that boys and girls under five years old associate brilliance with their own gender. However, at age 6 and 7 only the boys still held that view. "While boys continued to believe in their own brilliance, the girls, on average, develope...

Strapping Speech Weekend

Strapping Speech Weekend

Sarah Schorle

January 26, 2017


Filed under Academics, Fine Arts, School News, Showcase, Speech and Theater

On Saturday Jan 21, 18 students traveled to Perry High School to compete in the IHSSA District Large Group competition. The team brought a total of 10 events with 7 of the 10 events moving on to the State competition. Events moving on include several mimes, ensemble acting, radio broadcasting and musical ...

Poet to Lead Workshops at AHS

Poet to Lead Workshops at AHS

Charity Williams

January 25, 2017


Filed under Academics, Activities, Fine Arts, School News, Showcase

Iowa Poet Laureate Mary Swander will visit Atlantic Jan. 29-30.

AHS Teacher’s Blog Goes Viral

AHS Teacher’s Blog Goes Viral

Hannah Alff and Taylor Hansen

January 24, 2017


Filed under Academics, Features, School News, Showcase

With the new year brings the traditional New Year's Resolutions. The most common resolutions are losing weight or saving money. English teacher Emma Walker has a New Year’s Resolution to “get in shape, wake up earlier and blog each week.” She began her blog, Becoming Bireline, as introducing he...

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