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First debate

First debate

Kole Schmitt

October 20, 2015


Filed under Academics, Activities

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


Filed under Academics

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


Filed under Academics, School News

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


Filed under Academics, Beat Reports, Showcase

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


Filed under Academics, Activities, School News

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...

Laptop Enforcement

Laptop Enforcement

Dustin Rudolph, Editor

September 11, 2015


Filed under Academics, School News

As the new school year begins, the staff is going over the rules with all of the students.  But this year, in particular, they have new rules involving the 1-1.  Or at least that’s how it seemed to the students of AHS. But according to Roger Warne, tech coordinator, “Nothing has changed, we just...

School Board Report: Students Succeed at CCEOC

School Board Report: Students Succeed at CCEOC

Turner Russell

August 26, 2014


Filed under Academics, School News, Showcase

“Last year we had 13 graduates, and a majority were from Atlantic and Griswold.” --Justin Williams, CCEOC director

Benefits of Interpersonal Communications Class

Benefits of Interpersonal Communications Class

February 12, 2014


Filed under Academics, School News

OPINION By Leah Tjepkes Have you ever been sitting in a class and thought to yourself, “when will I ever use this stuff I learn in the real world?” In some classes, that might be true. But from the first day in Interpersonal Communications class, I have been benefitting from the information taught t...

Delayed School Start Times

Delayed School Start Times

January 28, 2014


Filed under Academics

By Dustin Rudolph Students have been hearing that they need eight hours of sleep ever since they were back in kindergarten.  However, that doesn’t make students go to bed any earlier.  Students aren’t getting the proper amount of sleep that they need to excel in their studies.  Many believe that ...

Week 13 Eye of the Needle

April 23, 2013


Filed under Academics, Eye of the Needle, School News, Video

http://youtu.be/kATX3vIhYMo By EON Team

Why should YOU take journalism?

April 9, 2013


Filed under Academics, Activities, School News

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Week 10 Eye of the Needle

April 3, 2013


Filed under Academics, Eye of the Needle, School News

http://youtu.be/YGGpZyYErxM By EON Team  

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