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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...

Atlantic Hosts Tennis Tournament

Atlantic Hosts Tennis Tournament

Ashley Wendt and Erin Wendt

April 30, 2018


Filed under Activities, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Tennis

The Trojan Boys took second in a field of seven teams on Saturday, April 28 in a tournament held at home. Kuemper came out on top with 30 points, Atlantic second with 25, Shenandoah third with 23, CB Abraham Lincoln fourth with 18, Knoxville fifth with 17, Creston sixth with 17 and Red Oak rounded out...

Boys’ Soccer Falls to Harlan

Boys’ Soccer Falls to Harlan

Ashley Wendt

April 30, 2018


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

In a defensive game against Harlan, the Trojans kept the Cyclones at 0-0 at halftime. They held their ground until minute 60 of the game, giving up the first of three goals. At minutes 72 and 78, the Cyclones scored again, ending the game 3-0. Head coach Justin Williams said, "Around minute 20 of...

NEWS BRIEF — AHS Blood Drive

NEWS BRIEF — AHS Blood Drive

Grace Clay, Journalism Production Student

April 24, 2018


Filed under Activities, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

Atlantic High School will be hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, May 2. Students are able to donate blood at the age of 16 but they must have parental consent. There will be NHS members in the entrance before school and walking around at lunch with a sheet to sign-up.

Taking Back the Track

Taking Back the Track

Aleigh Bean

April 24, 2018


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

Nine senior girls are out for track this year: Sydney Bean, Charity Williams, Sidney Svoboda, Cheyenne Elliott, Morgan Altman, Jessica Hartwig, Kylie Proehl, Haley Engler and Cora Zikuda. Svoboda and Elliots are throwers; Bean, Williams and Hartwig are sprinters; Altman and Proehl run hurdles; Engler ...

Boys Golf Wins Denison Tournament by 34

Boys Golf Wins Denison Tournament by 34

Noah Bruckner, Editor

April 23, 2018


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

On Saturday, Apr. 21. the boys golf team travelled to Majestic Hills in Denison to compete in the Monarch Tournament. Junior Matt Gearheart medaled for the first time of the year shooting a 72. Senior Ben Renaud shot three over at 74 and was a runner up. Sophomore Cyle Renaud shot a 84, Senior Mason...

NEWS BRIEF – International Student Leadership Week Celebrates AHS Students

NEWS BRIEF – International Student Leadership Week Celebrates AHS Students

Lucas Behrens, Journalism Production Student

April 19, 2018


Filed under Activities, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

You may have seen these yellow pieces of paper in the entrance way. The AHS Student Council asked teachers to submit a student's name with a word that describes them. The council members then posted the names along with the characteristic.This is to celebrate International Student Leadership Week. This is the second year the student council has done this event. The...

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