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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!!!

Blake is Back at AHS

Blake is Back at AHS

Ben Renaud

November 11, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

First debate

First debate

Kole Schmitt

October 20, 2015

The first debate topic for the year has been decided.  For the month of October students will debate the issue of if  the U.S. Federal Government should pay reparations to African Americans.   According to speech/drama teacher Alex Bales, four students will attend the first tournament whi...

Walk Throughs at AHS

Walk Throughs at AHS

Madeline Nelson

October 20, 2015

Walk throughs were performed by faculty of the Atlantic Community School District at AHS on Wednesday, Sept. 30.  These are a way for school personnel to collect data about teachers, their teaching styles, and how they interact with their students. There are three types of walk throughs that you may...

AHS Principal Selected for IHSPA Administrator of the Year Award

AHS Principal Selected for IHSPA Administrator of the Year Award

Madeline Nelson

October 14, 2015

AHS Principal Heather McKay was recently nominated and selected by the Iowa High School Press Association (IHSPA) as the administrator of the year.  She was nominated by journalism teacher Allison Berryhill for her “constant inspiration and support,” in the five years that Berryhill has been a teach...

A Day in the Life of Our Principal

A Day in the Life of Our Principal

Madeline Nelson and Chloe Newbury

September 30, 2015

When her alarm sounds at 5:30 a.m., AHS principal Heather McKay is awake and checking her phone for teachers that may be need substitutes that day.  McKay then either lies in bed for a little while longer or gets up and get a start to her day.  “I always tease people and tell them that if they see...

About Ms. Walker

About Ms. Walker

Bailey Schildberg, Editor

September 16, 2015

We have many new faces here at AHS, including the English 3 teacher, Ms. Walker. Walker was formerly a student of the Exira High School (which is no longer around). As she watched her younger brother grow up in the Atlantic School district, she fell in love with the Trojan community. As a college student...

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