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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!!!

Another Year of Halftime Hurrahs

Another Year of Halftime Hurrahs

Molly McFadden, Editor

August 29, 2019

What happens at band camp, stays at band camp. That is, except for the music they learn. This Friday, Aug. 30, the Trojan Guard will perform their first set of the season. The set is titled contemporary, featuring a mix of pop music. Gwen Irlmeier, a flute player, said that she is excited for the ...

2019 Trojan Football Preview

2019 Trojan Football Preview

Connor Church, Editor

August 28, 2019

The 2019 Atlantic Trojans football season is upon us. After finishing 4-5 last season, the Trojans look to have a bounce-back season in 2019. The Trojans had 11 seniors on the team last year. Then seniors were Connor Pellet, Nathan Behrends, Chase Mullenix, Zade Niklasen, Sam Granner, Benson Lin, Cooper...

Trojan Girls Track Headed to the Blue Oval

Trojan Girls Track Headed to the Blue Oval

Kennedy Goergen, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

Trojan Girls Track traveled to Carroll for their state qualifier meet on Friday, May 10. As a team the Trojans finished second with 108 points. Nine events qualified for state including three relays and six individual events. Here are the qualifiers: Distance Medley: sophomore Haley Rasmussen, sophomore Alyssa Der...

FFA Achieves First State Officer in 42 Years

FFA Achieves First State Officer in 42 Years

Ashley Wendt, Lead Editor

April 22, 2019

Big things have been coming from the Atlantic FFA chapter with a successful three-day trip to the State FFA Convention and Leadership Conference over the days of Sunday, April 14 to Tuesday, April 16 in Ames, IA. The group of 12 included seniors Tyler Comes, Nathan Behrends, Katie York and Connor Pellett, ...

Girls’ Tennis Falls to Fillies

Girls’ Tennis Falls to Fillies

Molly McFadden, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

Tennis players Hana Holtz (#1), Molly McFadden (#3) and Nellie Grooms (#4) were the high-scoring Trojans during the competition with Shenandoah Monday night. Although no Trojans won their matches, Holtz and McFadden each won two games and Grooms won one. After graduating Heather Freund (#1) and Ril...

In the Midst of Practice for “Anything Goes”

In the Midst of Practice for “Anything Goes”

Shayla Luke and Dajai Wesson

January 18, 2019

Working hard for opening night, preparation for the spring musical has taken effect. Titled “Anything Goes,” the production is making its way on stage in March. As an annual tradition, the cast is putting forth all of their energy into hosting the performance. Following the antics of an ocean liner, t...

Show Choir Season Kicks Off

Show Choir Season Kicks Off

Molly McFadden, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019

Atlantic to Host Individual State Speech

Atlantic to Host Individual State Speech

Ana Muell, Editor

January 2, 2019

Some say actors can do anything. They do improv after being given only a story base and a few characters, some have tearjerking pieces that tug at the heartstrings, some have funny pieces with wacky characters that make people laugh until they can’t breathe and some sing their hearts out to tell a...

Atlantic FFA Members Compete 2018 Beef Extravaganza

Atlantic FFA Members Compete 2018 Beef Extravaganza

Eric Miller, Contributor

December 18, 2018

On Wednesday, Dec. 5, members of the Atlantic FFA participated in the Iowa Cattlemen’s Foundation Beef Extravaganza. Team members Nathan Behrends and Tyler Comes placed third overall, while team members Carli Henderson, Tate Den Beste and Zade Niklasen placed 13 out of 20 teams. The Beef Scholarsh...

Letter To The Editor

Letter To The Editor

Randy Watts, Contributor

December 14, 2018

Good day Atlantic High School! I had the distinct pleasure of watching your carpentry team compete at the ABC of Iowa high school competition on Nov. 30th. As a resident, parent, business owner and alumni, I was VERY PROUD of the way your team competed and behaved throughout the day. The team...

Two Straight Weekends of Competition for Speech and Debate

Two Straight Weekends of Competition for Speech and Debate

Ashley Wendt, Lead Editor

December 12, 2018

The past two weekends have been busy for the speech and debate department of AHS, with two-day competitions at both Johnston and Dowling. The Johnston Dragon Invitation took place on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, while the Dowling competition was held over the days of Dec. 7 and 8. Seven of the competing pi...

Trojans Pick Up a Big Win Against the Rams

Trojans Pick Up a Big Win Against the Rams

Connor Church

December 12, 2018

The Trojans picked up a big win against conference rival Glenwood on Tuesday. The Trojans were coming off of a tough loss to the Creston Panthers, and they wanted to pick up a huge win on their home floor with the Rams in town. The Trojans started Logan Reilly, Chase Mullenix, Jalen Petersen, Nathan...

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