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  • April 19Girls' soccer is home on Monday against Collins-Maxwell. Good luck!

  • April 19Good luck to the boys' soccer team in Creston on Monday! JV kicks off at 5 p.m., with varsity to follow.

  • April 19Both track teams will participate in the Co-Ed Ram Invite on Monday. Good luck!

  • April 19The Trojan tennis teams take on Harlan on Monday. Boys are at home, and girls are on the road. Good luck!

  • April 19Boys' golf will be participating in the Monarch Invitational on Monday. Good luck!

  • April 19The girls' golf team will be participating in an invitational on Monday. Good luck!

  • October 15Buy your yearbook!!!

Update with McKay

May 1, 2012


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By: Macie Lee Mahan   Sometimes students in AHS wonder about what’s going to happen next year. Are we eliminating Seminar and going back to Primetime?   Is Fallon coming back?  Is school still going to start at 8 a.m.?  Principal Heather McKay provides the answers. NEXT YEAR'S SCHEDULE:  The schedules will be the same....

Class of 2012 Senior Night

April 30, 2012


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by Cassie Long Class night for the seniors will be on Wednesday, May 2, at 7:30. This is a special night for seniors who have won scholarships to be recognized. Formal attire is to be worn by all seniors. According to Principal McKay, it is recommended that girls who will be on stage wear slacks...

Get your ACT together

April 29, 2012


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By Tori Dolch Some of you may have missed the last ACT on April 14, but don’t worry. The next test day is June 9. According to guidance counselor Heather McCue, anyone who is willing can take the ACT, but most don’t take it until their junior or senior year. The test is used for college en...

A day in Bair’s den

April 29, 2012


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By Austen Farver Teacher Derek Bair starts every day with PC Support 2, which usually is a lecture class. When the 2nd period bell rings, he teaches Architecture Drafting and Engineering Drafting together as a class. The students usually work independently on their projects, said Bair. Next Bair has A...

Hopper-Henningsen keeps students hopping

April 28, 2012


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By Alaura Schuler Meryl Hopper-Henningsen is the FACS teacher at Atlantic High School. She teaches students of all grades with this semester classes of Foods 1, Child Development, International Cuisine, and Introduction to  FACS. She has 84 students in her classroom every day. Hopper-Henningsen couldn'...

Chemistry students work their magic

April 27, 2012


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By Ryan Beymer Nancy Jenkin’s Advanced Chemistry class will be performing the yearly chemistry magic show during the last few weeks of school.  The magic show consists of students performing reactions and experiments in front of third-graders.  The tricks vary from fire to ice and cause reactions...

Online classes offer college credit

April 2, 2012


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By Liz Guttenfelder Online college courses are being offered to high school students.  These courses will give dual credit and are taken in the guidance office. "Juniors and seniors are encouraged to take online college courses for Independent Study purposes" according to the Online Options for...

Whatcha Cookin’?

March 29, 2012


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By Cassie Long Kevin Seratt, senior, made lunch for his teachers and other students in his independent study cooking class on Monday, March 26. He served corn dogs, macaroni and cheese, salad and cucumbers. It took Seratt about forty-five minutes to prepare his meal. Seratt also said he enjoys ...

Trojan Diner

February 22, 2012


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By: Hope Artillia Bowker The AHS International Cuisine class is kicking off their first Trojan Diner with the country of France. The main dish for Thursday’s Diner is chicken with potatoes vegetables and bacon; brown butter green beans as the side dish; fried cheese as an appetizer, with mango lemonade...

Community members review resumes

February 10, 2012


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By: Josh Schorle First impressions matter.  Students in Matt Smith’s English 2 classes are learning that an employer’s first opinion is based on the resume. Atlantic businesspeople visited AHS on Friday, Feb. 3, to help Smith’s students edit their resumes. One of the guests said resumes ...

History repeats itself

February 3, 2012


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By Liz Guttenfelder The annual American History speeches given in Trace Petersen’s class by the freshmen begin this Friday, Feb. 3. The speeches must be a minimum of three minutes and contain no more than 100 words to a note card.  Students are judged on their introduction, dress, voice, posture,...

When a strike is good

February 1, 2012


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By Alyssa Askeland For the next two weeks, students in Life Time Fitness will be loading up the bus to head to the Superbowl. With two dollars in their pockets, students are able to lace up red, white and blue shoes, pick up a colorful ball and compete against their friends in bowling. Ev...

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