The student news site of Atlantic High School


The student news site of Atlantic High School


The student news site of Atlantic High School


Kloewer wins Iowa FFA Proficiency Award and receives a plaque from the Iowa FFA.

Kloewer Takes the Gold

Maddy Anderson*, FFA Reporter April 30, 2024

Mia Kloewer of the Atlantic FFA Chapter is the first-place winner in the area of Specialty Animal Production, sponsored through the Iowa FFA Foundation Gold Standard Partners. Kloewer worked in the school’s...

FFA members received their Iowa Degrees and were recognized at one of the general sessions during the convention. Left to Right: Parker Brock, Colton Rudy, Callee Pellett, Claire Pellett, Charli Goff, Colton Becker, Wyatt Simons. Missing Roth Den Beste.

Adding Names to the Blue Wall

Maddy Anderson*, FFA Reporter April 30, 2024

This year a record eight Atlantic FFA members earned their Iowa FFA Degree at the 96th Iowa FFA Leadership Conference on April 16, 2024, at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa. The Iowa FFA Degree is the highest...

Kids are enjoying cartoons in the library at Kids Night Out.

Kids Night Out

Maddy Anderson, Staff Writer March 7, 2024

Atlantic High School Student Council will be hosting Kids’ Night Out on Friday, March 15 from 4-9 p.m. at Atlantic High School. This event is an evening filled with fun and games for everyone who attends....

FFA members enjoy tractor day.

Atlantic High School celebrates National FFA Week

Lily Johnson February 28, 2024

National FFA Week runs from Saturday to Saturday. This year, the week kicked off on Feb. 18 and ended on Saturday, Feb. 24. National FFA Week is a time for FFA members to raise awareness about the National...

Joaquin Wailes, Jason Oathoudt, Colton Rudy, Wyatt Simons (left to right)

Oathoudt Farm Supply in Atlantic is proud to support Atlantic FFA.

Lily Johnson February 27, 2024

Each year Oathoudt Farm Supply and the CRYSTALYX® Cares program pick a school in the area to give a donation to, and this year Atlantic FFA was selected. Jason Oathoudt said, “CRYSTALYX® Cares program...

IN THE HOUSE - Left to Right- Claire Pellett, Lily Johnson, Lola Comes, SW State VP Colin Bauer, Rep Moore, Roth
DenBeste, Charli Goff, Wyatt Simons and NW State VP Jaydee Bremer. Seated is Colton Rudy.

FFA Takes on the Capitol

Lily Johnson*, Contributor February 6, 2024

DES MOINES, IOWA—FFA members from across Iowa converged at the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines to build character and promote citizenship, volunteerism, and patriotism. More than 700 high school students...

Christmas Time in Atlantic

Christmas Time in Atlantic

Aubrey Winford January 18, 2024

Everyone that lives in Atlantic knows that during Christmas time, Chestnut Street is magically lit up with the twinkling lights on the trees. The light poles are decorated with garland and the walkway...

#DONTDROPTHEUGGS - Balance is key for senior Abby Muller. She beat the challenge of carrying previously tried-on Uggs back to the stockroom. She was at her job at Brown’s Shoe Fit Co.

Jobs for Teens to Consider in Atlantic, Iowa

Rylee Bengel and Aunika Darrow January 17, 2024

Sitting around a lot lately, and looking for something to do? Well here are some of the jobs that Atlantic High School students enjoy the most. Junior Mabry Ohm said, “I really enjoy working at Walmart,...

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

Breaking News: Noon Ball With a Different Meaning

Jaydin Nowatzke, Staff Writer January 5, 2024

Varsity Trojan basketball will compete with a full crowd of students on Jan. 16, according to Athletic Director Andrew Mitchell. The teams will play Red Oak at 11:30 a.m. for girls and 1 p.m. for boys....

The 2023 cross country seniors line up at the last meet of the season. The team consisted of 18 seniors, most of whom participated in cross country for all four years.

Completed Season, Completed Goals

Alyssa Neal, AHS Needle Senior Editor November 27, 2023

Cross country has come to an end for the 2023 season, runners have wrapped up their goals and taken off their shoes. Goals are a major factor in the result of a sport, and many runners had expectations...

The first grade kids line up in preparation for the starting whistle.

Trot For Turkeys!

Claire Pellett, AHS Needle Lead Editor November 23, 2023

It's the Wednesday before Thanksgiving which means all of the elementary students ran in pursuit of the grand prize: a turkey and bragging rights for the coming year. The race is split by grade level...

Teacher Anna Pauley offers a towel to para-educator Mallory Kirchhoff at the conclusion of the assembly Wednesday.


Alix Nath, Editor November 22, 2023

SPLAT! The whipped cream hit three AHS educators’ faces. On Nov. 22, 2023, Atlantic High School concluded its fundraiser for the Atlantic Food Pantry. The fundraiser took place over the course of a week...

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