The student news site of Atlantic High School


The student news site of Atlantic High School


The student news site of Atlantic High School


School Day Your Way

School Day Your Way

Molly Harris, Staff Writer May 23, 2023

You have been selected for a new trial program in the school! Mrs. McKay calls you into her office and tells you the details.  “You have proven that you’re responsible enough to choose your own...

Journalism Production Podcasts 2023: The Thread

Why were you late for school today? Hosted by Ella Meyer and Kaydee Pedersen           What is your favorite movie genre? Hosted by Trinity Christensen, Nissa...

Ed Podolaks face can be seen in a few Javelin Yearbooks. Here, he holds a football for his Quarterback Captain picture in the yearbook. (Katie Birge)

Legacies of Atlantic: Ed Podolak

Katie Birge and Alyssa Neal May 1, 2023

You may have driven through Ed Podolak Drive, the small section of East 11th Street in front of the Atlantic Middle School, but do you know who Ed Podolak is? Edward Joseph Podolak is a former Kansas...

John Tinker, the American civil rights activist, had lived in Atlantic for years before his monumental Supreme Court case.

Legacies of Atlantic: John Tinker

Dakota Oswalt, Lead Editor April 25, 2023

John Tinker is best known as a participant in the 1969 Supreme Court case, Tinker v. Des Moines Independent School District. The case determined that students do not lose their right to free speech once...

Atlantic Community School District Announces Two Administrative Resignations

Atlantic Community School District Announces Two Administrative Resignations

Elizabeth Anderson, Dakota Oswalt, and Katie Birge April 6, 2023

This week, the Atlantic Community School District School Board approved the resignations of Superintendent Steve Barber and Finance Director & Board Secretary Sarah Sheeder. Sheeder submitted her resignation...

J. Molina explains how it feels to grow up biracial.

How It Feels: To Be Biracial and Latino

J. Molina, Staff Writer April 3, 2023

Best of both worlds. It’s a simple phrase that gets thrown around a lot, but nobody talks about what it means to be part of both worlds. It’s easier to think of those worlds as two patches of grass....

Its hard to hire teachers when the cost is higher than the reward.

“Why is there a teacher shortage?”

Ally Peterson, Editor March 28, 2023

In recent years, there’s been a teacher shortage in the United States. Much of this is due to the recession during COVID-19, which then resulted in tax cuts and salary cuts. This caused a wave of teachers...

Ryan Hawkins was the top scorer with 21 points during this AHS basketball game his junior year.

Legacies of Atlantic: Ryan Hawkins

Claire Pellett and Abigail Muller March 27, 2023

Ryan Hawkins. A small-town kid that made it big. From bouncing the ball around in the YMCA league to playing in the NBA, Ryan Hawkins lived the dream that many kids hope to achieve. And it all started...

AHS sports lots of hoop styles in the halls.

New Trends at AHS

Kylie Templeton, Staff Writer March 17, 2023

2023 is here and it’s time to look at the trends of the upcoming year. Makeup, clothing, accessories, and more. The world waits to see what will be considered as the most popular trends. These are some...

Top Must-Haves from New Hope Bargain Shoppe

Top Must-Haves from New Hope Bargain Shoppe

Austin Kalny, Staff Writer March 14, 2023

New Hope Bargain Shoppes supports New Hope’s mission of enriching the quality of life for individuals with disabilities, according to their website Additionally, “They...

AHS Mad Lib

AHS Mad Lib

Emma Winford, Staff Writer March 7, 2023

Pick one AHS teacher  Pick one noun, specifically a thing  Pick one food  Pick two different verbs  Pick three different adjectives  Pick one silly word  Pick one name One random...

More and more teens are spending large amounts of money on beauty products.

The Cost of Beauty

Kylie Templeton, Staff Writer March 6, 2023

It started at a young age, watching fictional princess movies with flamboyant beauty. Growing up with the standard of “only the prettiest girl will find her prince charming.” Over the years people...

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