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  • 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!!!

McKay Receives Award of Lifetime

McKay Receives Award of Lifetime

Charity Williams

January 29, 2018

  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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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