• 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!!!

Band members trying for honor band

November 23, 2010

Filed under Beat Reports, Fine Arts

e On Saturday, Dec. 11, 36 Atlantic High School band students will travel to Red Oak to audition for the Southwest Iowa Bandmasters Association (SWIBA) Honor Band. There are two sections of auditions, one for freshmen and sophomores, and separate auditions for juniors and seniors. Students auditio...

Physics bridges

November 22, 2010

Filed under Academics, Beat Reports

by Behka Koontz During the last weeks of October, the students of Steve Baier's physics classes of Atlantic High School paired up to make bridges.  Given three manila folders and Elmer’s glue, the students were told to make 60 cm long bridges.  The students learned about three different styles...

Bullying takes hold of schools

November 19, 2010

Filed under Activities, Beat Reports, School News

by Malachi Wickman and Branden Ballinger Bullying can come in many different ways, ranging from cyber-bullying to physical bullying.  Although some people may think bullying doesn’t occur in Atlantic High School, you may be surprised to find out that it does. A new form of harassing behavior...

25 Book Challenge

November 18, 2010

Filed under Academics, Beat Reports

by Anthony Robinson High-school life can be chaotic. From schoolwork to extracurricular activities, students seem to have no free time.  Finding time to read non-school related material may be the last task on students’ minds. Students who attended classes during their elementary and middle...

NHS Installation

November 17, 2010

Filed under Academics, Beat Reports

by Anthony Robinson Nineteen students from AHS were recognized for their outstanding scholarship, leadership, service, and character abilities. Taylor Barry, Marissa Berns, Katelyn Blake, Anne Chess, Alex Hartwig, Paul Honke, Paige Kennon, Ali Krogman, Macie Mahan, Ian McNees, Rob Nichols, Anthony Robinson, Dan Tho...

Cold season, warm hopes

November 16, 2010

Filed under Beat Reports, Sports

by Paul Honke Since the fall season has ended with an up-and-down record in sports, students and parents alike are wondering if the winter season will go according to plan. The winter season for sports is coming for the students of Atlantic High School, and many people have high expectations for the wrestling and basketball season. It can be speculated tha...

Uniforms, eight periods, and no coats? Oh my!

November 15, 2010

Filed under Beat Reports

By Malachi Wickman A goal of AHSneedle.com is to provide readers with accurate information about school- and student-related issues. Lately in Atlantic High School, rumors have been circulating about next semester.  These rumors include having to wear uniforms, being unable to wear coats and sweat shirts, and switching to an eight-perio...

Abridged Romanticism

November 15, 2010

Filed under Academics, Beat Reports

by Malachi Wickman English teacher Trudy Eblen’s American Lit class presented works by American authors on Wednesday, Nov. 10.  The students read either a small portion of a prose piece or a poem.  The program was called Abridged Romanticism.  The intent was to give the audience a sense of the...

Paperbacks in jeopardy?

November 12, 2010

Filed under Beat Reports, Opinion

by Behka Koontz Reading books has been a part of everyday life since the invention of the printing press. However, technology has changed what we perceive as reading books.  Books aren’t only physical pages and words, but also virtual pictures of pages with writing and words. There are ...

AHS awards academic honors

November 11, 2010

Filed under Academics, Beat Reports, School News

By Malachi Wickman The 2010 AHS Academic Awards Night was held Nov. 4 in the high school commons. Every year the high school hosts this banquet to recognize the academic achievement of its students.  To be recognized at this event, students must accumulate 40 or more academic points.  Each sem...

Any questions? Math teachers have the answers

November 10, 2010

Filed under Academics, Beat Reports, School News

By Cassandra Long Many kids in Atlantic High School don’t get their questions answered.  Teachers may never notice that these kids need help.  This is not because the teachers aren’t willing to help the students.  Some students are scared or don’t know how to speak up and ask.  Students cou...

School with a paycheck

November 10, 2010

Filed under Academics, Beat Reports

By: Katie Groves This 2010-11 school year, 16 Atlantic students are taking business teacher Rhonda Hawkins’ multi-occupations class. Multi-occupations (MO) students are employed for 15 hours per week and receive two credits. An additional credit is rewarded for taking the class. MO students receive...

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