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Harvest: A Midwest Tradition

Harvest: A Midwest Tradition

Braden Bean, Josh Rossell, and Matt St. John

November 22, 2017


Filed under Features, School News, Showcase, The Gallery

A lot has changed throughout the history of Iowa, but one thing remains the same. Every fall, farmers all across the state fire up the combines and head out to field to harvest, and Cass county is no exception. From dawn till dusk you’ll be sure find combines in the field and semis on the road to the grain elevators....

AHS Students Face the Problem of Fender Benders

AHS Students Face the Problem of Fender Benders

Tayler Burg and Anna Lowary

November 17, 2017


Filed under Features, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

Imagine pulling into a parking spot in the AHS parking lot as you hear the dreaded sound of two pieces of metal striking one another. You gently push the door open, hoping and praying the damage wasn’t as bad as it sounded. A dent is visible on the car next to you, and you panic and in fear you w...

An Unlikely Business Owner: AHS Student Makes Toys for Dogs

An Unlikely Business Owner: AHS Student Makes Toys for Dogs

Ashley Wendt

November 17, 2017


Filed under Features, School News, Showcase

Abbey Bishop seems like your typical high school student. She goes to school, hangs out with her friends, and completes other tasks that arise. However, what you may not know is that she has her own business: PAWSomeItems. This small, local company markets a variety of collars, toys, leashes, treats,...

Injuries Impact AHS Athletics

November 16, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports, The Gallery

After tearing his ACL and meniscus during an AAU basketball game, Bradley Dennis became a part one of the 2 million high school athletes injured each year. Although Dennis’s injury was pretty serious, most are just simple ankle sprains according to the school trainer Andy Niemann. Niemann is the sch...

Students and Faculty Discuss Dress Code

Students and Faculty Discuss Dress Code

Jacqueline Fernandez and Hanna Anstey

November 13, 2017


Filed under Features, School News, Showcase

Dress Code is an issue that schools across America face every day. Some schools are very strict about it while others don’t find it significant to the education of their students. “I think the (AHS) dress code is really fair, it allows students to express themselves, and I like the fact that we don't ...

Bob Anderson: A Lifelong Learner

Bob Anderson: A Lifelong Learner

October 4, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, The Gallery

Bob Anderson, 89, is a familiar face in the halls and classrooms of Atlantic High School.  Anderson began taking classes at AHS in 1990, following his retirement in 1986. He has taken Chemistry, Algebra, Algebra 2, Pre-calculous, Calculous, and is currently taking Discrete Mathematics. He especially...

New Lunch Option Comes to AHS

New Lunch Option Comes to AHS

Emily Schreiner

September 22, 2017


Filed under Features, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

Atlantic High School has introduced new changes in the lunchroom, including the Trojan Bowls. Trojan Bowls are a new lunch option for grades K-12.   Food service director DeeAnn Schreiner said she saw a lot of students bringing “Lunchables” or lunches from home so she decided to challenge hers...

Making New Friends

September 21, 2017


Filed under Features, News Briefs

A new school year here at AHS, which means there are new students and new things to experience. This year, Atlantic welcomed three new exchange students that will bring a new understanding about the world around us.   Akhut Suleimenov is from Astana, Kazakhstan which is located in central Asia.  He arri...

Meet the New Custodian

Meet the New Custodian

September 18, 2017


Filed under Features

A new staff member was added this 2017-2018 school year and this short story will allow all students to find out some interesting facts about him.

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Work It, Baby

Work It, Baby

Katie York

May 26, 2017


Filed under Features, School News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Many students at Atlantic High School have jobs, but there are certain federal rules and restrictions business have to follow when hiring high schoolers. Twenty-two percent of high school school students worked part-time jobs in 2014 according to a high school student job blog. Research has show...

13 Reasons Why

13 Reasons Why

Abbey Bishop and Hannah Maley

May 19, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Video

To watch, or not to watch?

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How Do You Unwind?

How Do You Unwind?

Shadman Ornob

May 18, 2017


Filed under Features, School News, Showcase

Stress, it is the monster that claws you really bad when it grabs you. It grasps behind the eyes and works its way into your throat, your heart, your head. But, how do you unwind? Stress can make people feel really bad. Stress can cause people to panic and be nervous. According to American Psycho...

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