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  • April 23Trojan Diner is this Friday.

  • April 23Boys' soccer hosts two games this week, on Thursday and Friday. Good luck!

  • April 23The Drake Relays start on Thursday. The girls' and boys' teams have sent representatives to compete. Good luck!

  • April 23Good luck to the girls' soccer team on Tuesday and Friday, as they take on St. Albert and Harlan.

  • April 23Girls' tennis has three meets this week, on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. Good luck!

  • April 23Boys' golf has two home meets this week, on Tuesday and Thursday. Good luck!

  • April 23Boys' tennis has duals on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday this week. Good luck!

  • April 22The concert band will be holding their annual Patty Hannon concert on Sunday in the auditorium.

  • April 22The speech and debate team is hosting a showcase on Saturday in the commons and auditorium.

  • October 15Buy your yearbook!!!

Speech and Debate Compete at Lincoln Railsplitter

Speech and Debate Compete at Lincoln Railsplitter

Ashley Wendt, Lead Editor

December 18, 2018


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

The AHS speech and debate team has competed in their third straight weekend of competition in December at the Lincoln Railsplitter Speech Debate Tournament in Des Moines. Held on Friday, Dec. 14 and Saturday, Dec. 15, seven Trojans competed in their respective events, with four earning top-five fini...

All About Archery

All About Archery

Bodie Johnson and Mia Trotter

December 18, 2018


Filed under Archery, Club News, Showcase, Sports

The Atlantic Archery team is held to high standards, as they placed third in their first tournament of the season. There are 35 high school students and 35 middle school students who participate in archery. During a competition, each contestant is given five arrows and shoots four times at 10 meter...

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...

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...

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...

Dance Team Prepares for First Performance

Dance Team Prepares for First Performance

Dani Mathisen and Mia Trotter

November 23, 2018


Filed under Activities, Club News, News Briefs, Showcase

The AHS Dance Team is back and better than ever. After taking the fall season off, the team has put together a holiday special routine that will be performed at half-time on Dec. 17 during the varsity boys’ basketball game against Kuemper Catholic. This season’s dance team is made up of junior Madison Fell, so...

NEWS BRIEF – Classic Book Club Makes Its Debut

NEWS BRIEF – Classic Book Club Makes Its Debut

Dazia Sorensen

October 24, 2018


Filed under Club News, News Briefs, School News

Looking for a way to pass the time? Look no further than the Classic Book Club, where students can enjoy classic literature with their friends and learn all about the books they don’t visit in class. Classic Book Club was first the thought of two freshmen, Katy Rothfusz and Brynna Kern.  Bireline sai...

Writing Club Inspires Students to Explore Their Literary Abilities

Writing Club Inspires Students to Explore Their Literary Abilities

Shayla Luke

October 23, 2018


Filed under Club News, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

With an aspiration to improve upon writing skills and development, students can engage in their desires of knowledge with a new addition to Atlantic High School. Writing Club, an extracurricular activity held by advisors Allison Berryhill and Randall Simpson, is a half-hour experience for students to expa...

NEWS BRIEF — AHS Investigates True Crime

NEWS BRIEF — AHS Investigates True Crime

Mia Trotter

October 22, 2018


Filed under Club News, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

Have you ever wanted to stick your your fingers into the mind of serial killer? In room 303 English teacher Emma Bireline holds a class during the A-O period every Friday dedicated to true crime. “This is a student-led group,” Bireline said. Learning about what other students know about true crim...

Writers Unite with New Club at AHS

Writers Unite with New Club at AHS

Alyssa Brockob, Journalism Production Student

February 21, 2018


Filed under Academics, Club News, School News, Showcase

Students are beginning to become more aware of and participate in the newest club offered at AHS: Writers' Club. Supervised by English teacher Rachelle Lipp, Writer’s Club is an organized group focused on helping students become better writers, ignite creativity and get to know one another by shar...

FFA Holds Yearly Fundraisers

FFA Holds Yearly Fundraisers

Corri Pelzer and Korben Peterson

December 20, 2017


Filed under Club News, School News, Showcase

The Atlantic FFA has two big fundraisers every year. Fruit sales are the biggest fundraiser that the FFA puts on. Fruit sales are usually in November. FFA members get packets to sell fruit, butter braids, pickled herring, cookie dough, candy, meat and cheese.  The students go out and try to sell t...

FFA State Convention Recap

FFA State Convention Recap

Katie York

April 28, 2017


Filed under Activities, Club News, School News, Showcase

2016 AHS graduate Haley Carlson ran for State office at the annual FFA convention in Ames, April 9-11. Although she did not make the final ballot, it is a leadership accomplishment to run for office. Eighteen Atlantic FFA members traveled to the 89th Annual Iowa state FFA Leadership Conference. ...

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