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Family Consumer Science Offers a Buffet of Courses

Family Consumer Science Offers a Buffet of Courses

Mycala Kickland 

March 18, 2016


Filed under Academics, Beat Reports, Showcase, The Gallery

Not sure what electives to take? FCS teacher Meryl Hopper offers many classes. Hopper teaches Intro to Foods, Pro Start 1 and 2, Child Development, Early Childhood, Life and Relationships, and will be offering a new class this coming school year called FCS. The new class will combine Childcare, Culinar...

A Day in the Life of Our Principal

A Day in the Life of Our Principal

Madeline Nelson and Chloe Newbury

September 30, 2015


Filed under Academics, Beat Reports, Showcase

When her alarm sounds at 5:30 a.m., AHS principal Heather McKay is awake and checking her phone for teachers that may be need substitutes that day.  McKay then either lies in bed for a little while longer or gets up and get a start to her day.  “I always tease people and tell them that if they see...

AHSneedle reaches 1000 posts!

March 14, 2013


Filed under Beat Reports, Club News, Reviews, School News

By Josh Schorle AHSneedle.com has been publishing stories online since Sept. of 2010. Since that day, the journalism department has published 1,000 stories in about two and a half years. Our first story published online was entitled "Positive Behavior Rewarded" written by AHS graduate Heather Harri...

AHS student found

October 16, 2012


Filed under Beat Reports, School News

By: Hope Bowker AHS Junior, Corey Sunderman and AMS student Austin Boggs were recently found in Eureka, Illinois. They are in the hands of the Eureka Police Department. No decision has been made on whether charges will be filed or not, according to KMA Radio....

Students wear red to honor retiring teacher

October 16, 2012


Filed under Activities, Beat Reports, Club News, School News

By  Breanna Kixmiller Many Atlantic students wore red to school on Friday, Oct. 12, the final day of Mr. Shuman’s career at Atlantic High School.  Terrance Shuman, a long time English teacher and drama director, has been known for wearing red when in a bad mood to warn students. Shuman’s ...

Want to see your story idea on AHSneedle?

October 4, 2012


Filed under Academics, Activities, Beat Reports, School News

What's up? Is the Student Council planning a fund-raiser? NHS working on the blood-drive video? Did something unusual happen in class? Tweet us your story ideas using the hashtag #AHSstory! ...

AHS King Jake and Queen Caroline

September 28, 2012


Filed under Academics, Beat Reports, School News, Uncategorized

By Shelby Tichota and Blake Meneely                               Senior Jake Auerbach and Caroline Trewet were crowned 2012 Homecoming king and queen at the pep assembly on Friday, Sept. 28. Master of Ceremony Miss ...

Get a Sneak Peek of the NEW Chromebooks

September 6, 2012


Filed under Academics, Beat Reports, School News

Josh Schorle Get a sneak peak at the NEW Chromebooks! Story to follow. *Photos by Jon Q...

Students’ efforts add up to success

December 2, 2011


Filed under Academics, Beat Reports

by Kourtnie Beschorner Two students have impressed math teacher Nick Hackman with their improvement and work ethic this fall. Senior Jacob Salmans has raised his grade to an A since the beginning of the semester, and sophomore Jangaleen Kovac has produced “pretty solid work the whole year,”...

Debut Concert

October 10, 2011


Filed under Activities, Beat Reports, School News

AHS Vocal Department to hold debut concert on Oct. 11 at 8 pm. The debut concert will have performances by the AHS All-state auditioners, and all three choirs. The Treble Makers, a new show choir at AHS, will be making their first appearance. The Diversity and Premier and show choirs will also...

Osama bin Laden Killed

May 2, 2011


Filed under Beat Reports

Click here for front-page coverage about bin Laden's death from around the world. For a time line of Osama bin Laden's life, click here.  ...

Carli Thornton reacts to Every 15 Minutes

April 8, 2011


Filed under Beat Reports

Senior, Carli Thornton participated in last Monday's mock collision and Tuesday's funeral as a victim. She recalled for AHSneedle her experience of sitting in the car waiting, and being transported to the hospital where she was pronounced "dead." “My head was partially hanging out the window that...

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