• September 19Good luck to the girls swim team on Saturday in Marshalltown!
  • September 19The Trojan volleyball team will participate in a tournament in Bondurant on Saturday. Good luck!
  • September 19The registration deadline for the ACT is Friday, Sept. 20.
  • September 19Good luck to the football team against Harlan on Friday!
  • September 15The cross country teams travel to Ballard on Monday, and Carroll on Saturday. Good luck!
  • October 15Buy your yearbook!!!

Seniors not taking ASVAB test

October 26, 2010

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

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

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...

Improvement on standardized testing: Is it a realistic goal?

October 20, 2010

by Savannah Hoye ATLANTIC, IA- Each public school district must give standardized tests. President George W. Bush signed the “No Child Left Behind” law on Jan. 8, 2002. The law states that every student in the United States is required meet a level of proficiency. Many people are wondering if th...

Positive Behavior Rewarded

September 23, 2010

Positive Behavior Rewarded by Heather Harris Good behavior is rewarded in teacher Bev Schelling’s Level 2-3 Special Education classes; students are following point systems to earn rewards for their positive behavior. The purpose of this program is to reinforce the importance of following the beha...

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