The student news site of Atlantic High School


The student news site of Atlantic High School


The student news site of Atlantic High School


The 8 Minutes Left posters can be seen hanging up around the school.

The Spring Play is Underway

Alix Nath, Staff Writer March 10, 2023

Senior Katie Birge takes the stage for her final performance in Eight Minutes Left. Birge has been a part of AHS Drama since her freshman year, participating in Little Shop of Horrors. She enjoyed that...

Senior Miles Mundorf squeezes tight for the pin.

Wrestling Season at AHS

Emma Rose, Staff Writer March 1, 2023

A lot of people like watching wrestling meets, but does everybody know what goes on behind the scenes? The AHS wrestling program has been going smoothly over the years but has undergone some changes that...

One of AHSs GSA advisors Ms. Niceswanger keeps a jar of pride flags in her classroom. Other teachers also show support for the GSA with flags, stickers, and posters.

Walkout Organized for March 1

Genevieve McCalla, Editor February 28, 2023

On Wednesday, March 1, a group of students plans to facilitate a walkout to protest the recent anti-LGBTQIA+ bills being debated in the Iowa legislature. The Iowa QSA, or Queer Student Alliance, a youth-led...

FFA Competes at Sub Districts 23

FFA Competes at Sub Districts 23

Contributed by Charli Goff* February 21, 2023

On Wednesday, February 8, 53 members of the Atlantic FFA chapter competed in the Sub District Career Development Events at Atlantic High School. More than 30 members of the community also came out to judge...

FFA members in the House of Representatives. From left to right: DJ Shepperd, Claire Pellett, Daniel Fruend, Representative Tom Moore, Colton Rudy, Jackson McLaren, Charli Goff, Callee Pellett. Seated: Dylan Comes.

38th Annual Legislative Symposium and FFA Day at the Capitol

Contributed by Charli Goff* February 13, 2023

FFA members from across Iowa converged at the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines to build character and promote citizenship, volunteerism, and patriotism. Nearly 700 high school students wearing blue corduroy...

AHS Student Council members attend the Iowa Association of Student Council conference.

Student Council: The Innovators of AHS

Emma Winford, Staff Writer January 27, 2023

Student Council is a school organization where a group of students is passionate about changing the school-wide dynamic. According to IASC, the student council is a “student leadership organization that...

Art is often referred to as the ultimate form of expression and allows creativity in all aspects.

The Impact of Art

Gabbie Porter, Staff Writer January 23, 2023

Art is everywhere. Many shirts people wear are designed by someone and are art. Many buildings are designed by someone, and it is art. Some book’s covers are designed to interest people, and it is art....

Junior Colton Rasmussen high-fives fans at a basketball game. Parents and students alike cheer on athletes from the stands.

Parent’s Involvement in School Sports

Matalynn Harter, Staff Writer January 3, 2023

Many athletes get easily overwhelmed by sports and the daily struggles within them. Parent's involvement with school sports might be crucial to athletes' success or even the breaking point for many of...

Misty Rhodes loves making crafts for others in need.

Teacher’s Hobbies

Ella Meyer December 9, 2022

While reading and fishing are some of the most popular hobbies in America, some teachers here at AHS have different types of hobbies. For example, Spanish teacher Dan Vargason likes to play with fireworks...

1, 2, 3 - Journalism and English teacher, Allison Berryhill counts change. Her class came in second place during Loose Change Wars.

Student Council Spreading Holiday Cheer

Austin Kalny, Staff Writer December 1, 2022

The Student Council is very delighted with the outcome of this year’s Loose Change Day. Student Council President Edria Brummer stated, “This is the first time we’ve adopted a family since 2019 doing...

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