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Any questions? Math teachers have the answers

November 10, 2010


Filed under Academics, Beat Reports, School News

By Cassandra Long Many kids in Atlantic High School don’t get their questions answered.  Teachers may never notice that these kids need help.  This is not because the teachers aren’t willing to help the students.  Some students are scared or don’t know how to speak up and ask.  Students cou...

School with a paycheck

November 10, 2010


Filed under Academics, Beat Reports

By: Katie Groves This 2010-11 school year, 16 Atlantic students are taking business teacher Rhonda Hawkins’ multi-occupations class. Multi-occupations (MO) students are employed for 15 hours per week and receive two credits. An additional credit is rewarded for taking the class. MO students receive...

“Flowers for Algernon”

November 5, 2010


Filed under Academics, Activities, Fine Arts, School News

by Anthony Robinson The 2010 fall play at AHS “Flowers for Algernon,” from the novel by Daniel Keyes and adapted for the stage by David Rogers will be presented Nov. 5 and 6 in the Atlantic High School Auditorium. For the past nine weeks students have been rehearsing lines, practicing stage directions, and adjustin...

Students perform “The Raven”

November 4, 2010


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By: Olivia Petersen Many people have heard of the poem “The Raven” by Edgar Allan Poe.  English 1R teacher Elizabeth Huggins’ class got a chance to learn about the poem first hand by preparing and performing the poem for other classes. The class worked on the performance for a week sta...

Anatomy Pig Dissection

November 3, 2010


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Dan Huey's third-period anatomy class dissected pig fetuses during the last week of Oct....

AHS students build a garage

October 29, 2010


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By Morgan Beauchamp AHS students are building a garage for a teacher. Roger Warne’s first period Manufacture Tech class is building a garage for school psychologist Judy Kay. The class is building the garage in the school shop. They will then transfer the garage to its destination in pieces, a...

ITEDs: Are they important?

October 28, 2010


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by Malachi Wickman Students in Atlantic High School are taking the Iowa Test of Education Department (ITEDs) this week, Oct. 25-29. The ITEDs determine many things for the school district.  They affect how much money the school receives, determine students' annual progress, and help revise the...

AHS welcomes Ross

October 27, 2010


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by Sam Peterson A new addition to AHS is business teacher Natalie Ross.  Ross replaces Josh Rasmussen, who is now working as AHS vice-principal and district athletic director. Ross is teaching Microsoft Office Advanced, Microsoft Office, Internet Application, and General Business. Students ...

Keeping math students awake

October 27, 2010


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by Cassandra Long Keeping the attention of students can be a hard task for teachers. For math teachers, keeping students interested is important.  Some students do not enjoy math, which causes them not to pay attention. One statement that math teachers hear is, “When will I ever use this again?” The ty...

Seniors not taking ASVAB test

October 26, 2010


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by Stephanie Pross In previous years, while freshmen, sophomores, and juniors took the ITEDS, seniors took the the entrance test for the United States Military known as the ASVAB. This year, however, seniors will not be taking the test. Principal Heather McKay said, “There was a change i...

Take note: update on Tony Wiley’s classes

October 25, 2010


Filed under Academics, Beat Reports

By Alex Rutledge Good news from the history department. Teacher Tony Wiley says that kids are doing better in his classes at this stage than last year. Wiley’s classes aren’t like most classes in AHS.  Wiley lectures during class time while students take notes.   Students have differe...

Students prep for Oct. 23 ACT

October 21, 2010


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by Stephanie Pross Saturday, Oct. 23, Atlantic High School will be filled with students from AHS and other surrounding schools, taking the ACT exam.   AHS has five ACT testing dates throughout the school year.  Not all colleges require the ACT, but four-year universities and many other colleges...

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