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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!!!

How to Study for Semester Tests

How to Study for Semester Tests

Erin Wendt

December 19, 2016

  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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

AP Art Students

AP Art Students

Charity Williams

September 27, 2016

AP art is a class that lets students explore their skills and help them learn what they enjoy most. It is also counts as a college class credit.   Senior Victoria Krogh said, “It's nice to have freedoms and it has less structure and lets you express yourself. After 3 years of knowing what we do b...

AHS Welcomes: Ms. Lipp

AHS Welcomes: Ms. Lipp

Zeke Whetstone and Bailey Schildberg

September 13, 2016

As a first year teacher, Rachelle Lipp welcomes students to room 406. Lipp graduated from Gehlen in Le Mars, Iowa in 2012, and from UNI in May 2016. Before she came to Atlantic, Lipp student-taught in Singapore during the winter of 2015. When explaining her experience she said it "was so awesome and...

Jedd Sherman Joins AHS

Jedd Sherman Joins AHS

Zeke Whetstone

August 31, 2016

New chemistry and physics teacher Jedd Sherman comes to AHS after a year of teaching at St. Albert's in Council Bluffs. Before that, Sherman served as principal at Walnut, Spirit Lake and Red Oak. His path back to the classroom has been rocky, drawing controversy when he clashed with administration ...

Dudley Ends School Year Early

Dudley Ends School Year Early

May 23, 2016

Today, math teacher Paul Dudley was not found in his room, room 404. Neither was any of his belongings. Principal Heather Mckay was not open to releasing any information to us at this moment. On the phone, Dudley said he “will not be returning.” When asked if he left on his own terms, Dudley sa...

School Board: New Coach, Iowa Assessments, ELL and Homeschooling

School Board: New Coach, Iowa Assessments, ELL and Homeschooling

Mariah Cook

April 29, 2016

The Atlantic School Board was bursting with pride Tuesday night. The first thing on the agenda was to discuss Justin Williams as the new freshman baseball coach. Because the baseball team has 34 players plus the 11 eighth-graders, the board said that the numbers are there to have a freshman coach. ...

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