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Students Opt Out of Semester Tests

Students Opt Out of Semester Tests

Madeline Nelson

December 14, 2015


Filed under Academics, School News, Showcase

This semester Atlantic High School  is giving students the opportunity to opt-out of their semester tests.  If students have a A in the course, no more than three unexcused absences or tardies, and no office referrals, they are eligible to opt-out.   According toAHS Principal Heather McKay, the Bui...

What Are You Reading?

What Are You Reading?

Shelby Pelzer

November 19, 2015


Filed under Academics, Showcase

Tis the season to curl up with a good book! Students beat this winter weather by indulging themselves in mysteries, thrillers, classic novels, and so much more. Sophomore Alexis Handel is reading Identical by Ellen Hopkins. Identical is a young-adult fiction novel switching perspectives of twins, Raean...

AHS Administrators Discuss Student Removal from Class

AHS Administrators Discuss Student Removal from Class

Madeline Nelson and Ben Renaud

November 16, 2015


Filed under Academics, Showcase

How would you feel if a police officer flipped and dragged you around the classroom? In South Carolina on Oct. 26, a student refused to cooperate in class therefore an officer had to come remove her from the classroom. The officer flipped the girl out of the desk and proceeded to drag her around the room. (R...

New Face in FCS Department

New Face in FCS Department

Hayley Gibson

November 11, 2015


Filed under Academics, School News, Showcase

FCS teacher Meryl Hopper-Henningson recently gained the help of the new student teacher, Rachel Ferry. Ferry is here for the rest of the semester and is helping in all of the foods and child development classes. Ferry is from Harlan, Iowa, and graduated from Harlan High School. This December she will be...

Blake is Back at AHS

Blake is Back at AHS

Ben Renaud

November 11, 2015


Filed under Academics, School News, Showcase, The Gallery

Blake is back. After six weeks at Schuler Elementary with Melia Clark student teaching, Jeremy Blake is back at the high school once again. He will be student teaching for six more weeks with Mandi Brauer. Blake said working with the kids at Schuler is different because he does more teaching, and at the high...

New Guidance Counselor

Maddy Williams

November 3, 2015


Filed under Academics, School News

Have you been to the guidance office lately? If not, stop by sometime to see the new guidance counselor Michelle Huber. Huber came from La Vista, Neb., to Atlantic to pursue her goal of working with children. This is Huber’s first job in the educational field. Huber attended Creighton and t...

ProStart Kids Work with Top Chef

ProStart Kids Work with Top Chef

Hayley Gibson

November 2, 2015


Filed under Academics, School News, Showcase

AHS students in the Prostart Program peeked into the delicious world of the professional chef on Thursday, Sept. 24, in Des Moines. Seven students in the Prostart Program attended Dine Iowa Grand Tasting Gala at the Capital Square. The Iowa Restaurant Association hosted seven professional chefs from a...

Academic Assembly

Academic Assembly

Maddy Williams

November 2, 2015


Filed under Academics, Showcase

On Oct. 21, there was an Academic Assembly at AHS to honor the students who earned a enough point to receive a letter. To earn a letter, students have to have up to 47 points. Points are earned by the scale: A= 2, B= 1, C=0, D= -1, F= -2. Any student can earn a letter in their high school career if th...

The Price of Abusing your Laptop

The Price of Abusing your Laptop

Chad Jones

November 2, 2015


Filed under Academics

Students are paying over $200 for their school laptops! Why is that? That’s because some students are accidentally breaking their laptops and laptop chargers. But how many laptops have been broken exactly? “Only one this year so far,” said Tech Director Roger Warne. Last year was a differen...

Wrestling Hall of Fame Banquet

Wrestling Hall of Fame Banquet

Ricky Martinez

October 28, 2015


Filed under Academics, Activities, School News

On November 20, all of the wrestling coaches, current wrestlers, and previous wrestlers will meet at AHS for a banquet to induct past Atlantic High School wrestlers into the Atlantic/CAM Wrestling Hall of Fame. Coach Duff said it was all to help the Little Trojans Wrestling program, and that at the banquet...

Prostart Students Open Trojan Diner

Prostart Students Open Trojan Diner

October 27, 2015


Filed under Academics, Showcase, Uncategorized

By Hayley Gibson Friday Oct. 23, students in the Prostart program will host the first out of two Trojan Diners of the year. They will be serving creamy pumpkin soup, red chile paninis, hot spiced cider, and death by chocolate cake. It will be served during A and B lunch and is open to all staff member...

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