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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!!!

A story of love and war

December 10, 2010


Filed under Academics, Beat Reports

By Zoe Krueger Hearing about history in class lecture is one thing, but listening to a person who has actually experienced one of the wars is another. In Modern World History, teacher Terry Hinzmann invites WWII veteran and AHS graduate of ‘44, Bud Lindeman, to visit his classes and share his me...

AHS is spreading joy this holiday season

December 9, 2010


Filed under Activities, Beat Reports, School News

By Alyssa Askeland Each year around Christmas, the AHS Student Council invites the Primetimes to "adopt" a family in need from the community.  Tess Dusenberry, Student Council vice president, called the Head Start office and asked for a list of families who cannot afford to buy their child Christmas pre...

Student Rights

December 9, 2010


Filed under Beat Reports, School News

by Malachi Wickman Students everywhere should know what their rights are.  Do students in Atlantic High School know theirs? Students of this generation have been told, “We live in a free country” and “We are entitled to our rights” ever since they were little. They also know of many people...

Changes to physical education for 2011-2012

December 8, 2010


Filed under Beat Reports, School News

by Matthew Thielen Coach Tim Duff, physical education teacher here at AHS, is preparing for a state law coming into effect that will influence his day dramatically. The Iowa congress is passing a law requiring P.E. to all students starting next school year.  When asked about this law, Duff said, “It should be...

To: An American Soldier

December 7, 2010


Filed under Beat Reports, School News

By Zoe Krueger What would Christmas be like if a family member wasn’t there? What would Christmas be like if you weren’t with your family? What would it be like if you were stuck overseas at war, battling everyday for your life, while the rest of America is opening Christmas presents? Art teac...

English 9 Odyssey

December 7, 2010


Filed under Beat Reports, School News

Ninth-grade students in Elizabeth Huggins' English class performed scenes from Homer's Odyssey on Tuesday, Dec. 7....

Tis’ the season…to miss school?

December 6, 2010


Filed under Beat Reports

by Savannah Hoye Atlantic, Iowa- Late in December students will be wondering about snow days. In the Atlantic High School, most students drive themselves to school, but what about the days that it’s too snowy to get through? Students who live out in the country have to make a hard trek to get to...

Changes in business classes

December 3, 2010


Filed under Academics, Beat Reports, School News

by Katie Groves Changes are taking place in the business wing next year. Financial Literacy standards will be taught in Rhonda Hawkins’ personal finance classes. The students will be able to get the technology requirements that are needed to meet Iowa Core standards.  Technology standards will also be taught in general business classes. Hawki...

Has window chalking gone too far?

December 1, 2010


Filed under Beat Reports

by Cassandra Long and Paige Lank When looking at the cars in Atlantic High School's parking lot, many people will see cars covered in chalk.  Sometimes it’s encouraging things like “Beat the Rams,” but this isn’t always the case. Window chalking has become a common sight on many high school students’ car windows.  Although it’s not a...

What not to wear…to Winter Formal

December 1, 2010


Filed under Activities, Beat Reports, School News

by Alyssa Askeland Tuesday, Nov. 30, the AHS Student Council voted on a dress code for this year’s winter formal dance.  The reason behind the new dress code is because the winter formal is the prom version of a dance for the entire high school. The new dress code prohibits students from the dance if they are wearing sweatpants, jeans, sweat...

Expo class trip

November 29, 2010


Filed under Academics, Beat Reports, School News

On Dec. 1, business teacher Natalie Ross is taking her class to the Career Expo in the Mid America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa. This takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The grade levels that are allowed to go are sophomores, juniors, and seniors.  The careers that will be displayed include bus...

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