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Students Prepare for All-State Performance

Students Prepare for All-State Performance

Molly McFadden

November 9, 2018


Filed under Activities, Band, Choir, Fine Arts, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

After spending hours each day learning and practicing their music, four students from Atlantic are ready to perform at the 2018 All-State Music Festival. Genevieve Martinez, Sarah Schorle and Avery Andersen will be performing in the All-State Choir. Alexander Somers will play the tuba in the All-State ...

Choir Hosts Annual Chili Cook-Off

Choir Hosts Annual Chili Cook-Off

Dazia Sorensen

November 9, 2018


Filed under Activities, Choir, Fine Arts, News Briefs, School News

Are you hungry for a spicy dish that will chase away the oncoming cold? Look no further than the Atlantic High School Choir Chili Cook-Off, hosted in the commons of AHS on Nov. 10, 2018, from 5 - 7:30 pm. The cook-off will feature nine contestants, as well as a bake sale and karaoke. Tickets cost $...

FFA Brings Seven to National Convention

FFA Brings Seven to National Convention

Ashley Wendt and Erin Wendt

November 7, 2018


Filed under Activities, FFA, School News, Showcase

With the theme of “Just One,” 2018 marked the 91st annual National FFA Convention, held in Indianapolis, Indiana. According to the 2017-18 National FFA Officer Team, the idea is that “one moment, one encounter, one opportunity is all it takes to radically change the course of our lives.” The...

NEWS BRIEF — Student Council Brightens the Parking Lot

NEWS BRIEF — Student Council Brightens the Parking Lot

Makynzie Steffens

October 22, 2018


Filed under Activities, News Briefs, School News

Get in line AHS! Trojan parking is now available for all students, but this time it’s customizable. On Monday, Oct.15, all seniors were able to purchase their spots; the next day juniors bought theirs. On Wednesday sophomores had a chance to sign up, and lastly, the freshmen could choose theirs. ...

Trojans Get Back in the Win Column

Trojans Get Back in the Win Column

Connor Church

October 15, 2018


Filed under 2018, Activities, Football, Football, Showcase, Sports

The Trojans got back in the win column, as they beat the Shenandoah Mustangs on Friday Night. The Mustangs were coming into the game winless, so the Trojans knew that the Mustangs would give everything that they had. The Mustangs got the ball to start the game, and the Trojan defense forced a three...

Eye of the Needle Sept. 14, 2018

Halsey Bailey, Noah Rutherford, Kelsey Siedlik, Katie Saluk, Aleigh Bean, Lucas Behrens, Brandon Woodard, Alex Harper, Chloe Davis, McKenzie Waters, and Anna Lowary

September 16, 2018


Filed under Activities, Band, Choir, Eye of the Needle, Features, Fine Arts, Football, Football, Girls' Volleyball, Humor/Satire, School News, Speech and Theater, Sports, Swimming, Video, Volleyball

[/video] Featuring School News: 2018 Homecoming court, college fair; picture day; Fine Arts: marching band performed Imagine Dragons, fall vocal concert preparation, fall play "Almost Maine" auditions; Sports: Football, Cross Country, Volleyball, Girls Swimming; Specials: Camblin Plumbing and Heating ...

Alyssa Ginther Earns Top Spot for Hawkeye 10 Girls’ Golf

Alyssa Ginther Earns Top Spot for Hawkeye 10 Girls’ Golf

Ashley Wendt and Erin Wendt

May 11, 2018


Filed under Activities, Girls' Golf, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Coming back from a seventh-place finish in 2017, junior Alyssa Ginther took first at the Girls' Golf Hawkeye 10 Conference meet on Monday, May 7 in Shenandoah with a score of 79. She also made 1st Team All-Conference. Ginther has been involved with golf since her freshman year, where she placed fifth...

NEWS BRIEF — Physics Class Prepares to Race

NEWS BRIEF — Physics Class Prepares to Race

Brandon Woodard

May 4, 2018


Filed under Activities, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

The annual physics boat races will be held on Friday, May 11. Science teacher Jedd Sherman organizes the building of the boats that his physics class will use to participate in a boat race across the pond at the Nishna Golf Course. Students in the class are allotted three construction days during class-tim...

Double-Header vs AHSTW Called Short Due to Weather

Double-Header vs AHSTW Called Short Due to Weather

Ashley Wendt and Erin Wendt

May 2, 2018


Filed under Activities, Boys' Soccer, Girls' Soccer, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

With iffy weather in the forecast, the boys' soccer team kicked off the AHSTW double-header at 4:30 p.m. yesterday, May 1. The game ended in a loss of 2-1, with senior Brady Dickerson scoring Atlantic's only goal in the first half. AHSTW had no goals until the second half. Senior Night followed the...

Getting to Know Our New AD: Andrew Mitchell

Getting to Know Our New AD: Andrew Mitchell

Anna Lowary and Reagan Pellett

May 1, 2018


Filed under Activities, Features, School News

Be prepared to see a new face around the halls next year, AHS. A new activities director and assistant principal is coming to town. The school board hired Andrew Mitchell of Fort Madison on April 11 in hopes of bringing new ideas to the school. Mitchell grew up in Geneseo, Ill., which is a small town simila...

Trojan Track Runs Well at Trojan Relays

Trojan Track Runs Well at Trojan Relays

Dillon Sonntag and John McConkey

May 1, 2018


Filed under Activities, Boys' Track, Girls' Track, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

On Monday, April 30, the girls' and boys' track teams competed at home for the Trojan Relays. The boys won with 144 points and the girls placed 2nd with 95 points. Trojan Track & Field seniors were honored last night.  There was a total of 15 seniors being honored, seven boys and eight girls. The...

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