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  • May 23The softball home opener is Friday against Thomas Jefferson. Good luck!

  • May 23The baseball boys take on Red Oak at home on Thursday. Good luck!

  • May 20Good luck to the singles players at state tennis on Friday and Saturday!

  • May 20Good luck to the golfers at state on Thursday and Friday!

  • May 20Good luck to the girls' soccer team on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday this week!

  • October 15Buy your yearbook!!!

Trojan Girls Track Headed to the Blue Oval

Trojan Girls Track Headed to the Blue Oval

Kennedy Goergen, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019


Filed under Activities, Girls' Track, Showcase

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


Filed under Activities, FFA, Showcase

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


Filed under Activities, Showcase, Sports, Tennis

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


Filed under Activities, Features, Fine Arts, Showcase

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


Filed under Activities, Choir, Fine Arts, Showcase

Atlantic to Host Individual State Speech

Atlantic to Host Individual State Speech

Ana Muell, Editor

January 2, 2019


Filed under Activities, Fine Arts, School News, Showcase, Speech and Theater

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


Filed under Activities, Club News, FFA, Showcase

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


Filed under Activities, Opinion

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


Filed under Activities, Club News, Fine Arts, Showcase, Speech and Theater

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


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

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...

Behind the Scenes of Trojan Diner

Behind the Scenes of Trojan Diner

Aliyah Jordan

December 4, 2018


Filed under Activities, School News, Showcase

Here at AHS, Foods 2 is a course offered to students who have passed Intro to Foods and are ready to move to the next level. One aspect of this class is the chance to participate in Trojan Diner, which is a restaurant the students put together to get a real life experience for what it would be like to wo...

What Students Need to Know About Speech

What Students Need to Know About Speech

Alyssa Brockob, Editor

November 29, 2018


Filed under Activities, Club News, Fine Arts, Speech and Theater

With the fall play over with and musical yet to begin, it seems as if Atlantic High School's theatre/performing arts opportunities have been diminished. But, all is not what it seems, as even though play and musical are not the current focus, the 2018-19 speech season is about to commence. Speech, t...

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