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  • February 13Good luck to those participating in the IHSSA All-State Large Group Events this weekend!

  • February 13Good luck to the wrestlers participating at the State tournament this week!

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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...

Life in ISS

Life in ISS

Randall Dill

January 9, 2017


Filed under Academics, School News, Showcase

How many students have walked by and wondered what was happening in the (ISS In-School Suspension Room)? The amount of people that are admitted each week range from one to six, although seven is the maximum amount. The most common reason that students enter ISS is classroom disruptions. The detention prog...

“Stayin’ Alive” Rocks AHS Health Class

“Stayin’ Alive” Rocks AHS Health Class

Matt Gearheart and Logan Reilly

December 21, 2016


Filed under Academics, School News, Showcase

The Bee Gees are back. That’s right AHS is “Stayin’ Alive.” Health teacher Tucker Weber’s classes are learning CPR. Students had the option to pay $8 to become CPR certified. All students had to participate in the class, but taking the test on Thursday, Dec. 15, and paying an $8 certification fee were optional. CPR classes used to be tau...

“Nice” to Meet You

“Nice” to Meet You

Paige Carrier

December 19, 2016


Filed under Academics, School News, Showcase

There are two Spanish teachers In Atlantic High school, Dan Vargason and Trisha Niceswanger. Both will take part in the school’s Costa Rica trip in June of 2018. Students will experience the Costa Rican cultural and go on many adventurous such as hiking to the top of a volcano, swimming in the ocea...

How to Study for Semester Tests

How to Study for Semester Tests

Erin Wendt

December 19, 2016


Filed under Academics, School News, Showcase

  As semester tests are creeping up, students are starting to prepare. There are many ways to prepare but people have their preferences. There are also recommended ways of preparing for semester tests. Students around the school share their ideas with others on how they choose to prepare for semester tes...

Six New Teachers at AHS.

Six New Teachers at AHS.

Hannah Maley and Abbey Bishop

December 15, 2016


Filed under Academics, School News, Showcase

NEW TEACHERS - Have you ever initiated something new that you will advance in throughout the years to come? These new teachers at Atlantic High School have. You may know them as Mr. Sherman, Ms. Lipp, Mr. Weber, Mrs. Sonntag, Mr. Henderson, and Mr. Walter. These six teachers all began teaching in the A...

Iowa Youth Straw Poll

Zac Stork

November 9, 2016


Filed under Academics, Opinion, Showcase, The Gallery

Last week, AHS was involved in a statewide Straw Poll. The Straw Poll is a program put on by the state of Iowa and the Secretary of State, Paul Pate, to see what the high schoolers of today think about the elections this year. Students were presented a poll to vote for who they think should be President a...

Gooding Visits AHS to Sing and Teach Financial Literacy

Gooding Visits AHS to Sing and Teach Financial Literacy

Emily Schreiner, Hayley Gibson, Editors

November 4, 2016


Filed under Academics, Showcase, The Gallery

The Gooding band visited Atlantic High School on Tues., Nov. 1 to teach students financial literacy. Students were curious as to what the band was, going into the auditorium.  The band began the assembly by playing a few of their featured songs.  After they played their featured songs, they presented...

FFA Carves Pumpkins with Second-grade Students

Nick Joyce

October 26, 2016


Filed under Academics, Activities, School News, Showcase, The Gallery

Every year, students in agriculture classes help kids carve pumpkins. The students get their pumpkins from McCurdy Pumpkin Patch, and the classes use money from fundraisers to pay for the pumpkins. Second graders started to come up to the high school at 8:30 A.M. to Mr. Miller’s room on Wednesday...

AHS Introduces Student Support Groups

AHS Introduces Student Support Groups

Rob Hitch

October 21, 2016


Filed under Academics, School News, Showcase

Atlantic High School counselor Michelle Huber, along with the help of students, has put together a support group for students in need of a guiding hand. The group came about when senior Shaylee Brown shared a personal experience she’s had during a discussion in her child development class. Shortl...

Meet Mr. Henderson

Meet Mr. Henderson

Chloe Newbury

October 18, 2016


Filed under Academics, School News

New weights teacher, Ryan Henderson, was drawn to AHS because of the bigger school community in a town, that just like Goldilocks, “it isn’t too big, or too little, it’s just right,” or maybe “it’s the shorts,” joked Henderson. Henderson attended Iowa Lakes Community College for two years b...

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