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The student news site of Atlantic High School

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The student news site of Atlantic High School

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Earning a Gold rating, placing 1st and advancing to Districts, was Claire Pellett competing in Public Speaking.

FFA News

Lily Johnson*, FFA Reporter March 4, 2024

On Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024, 18 members of the Atlantic FFA chapter competed in the Sub District Career Development Events at Tri-Center High School. Claire Pellett competed in Public Speaking, earning...

FFA members enjoy tractor day.

Atlantic High School celebrates National FFA Week

Lily Johnson February 28, 2024

National FFA Week runs from Saturday to Saturday. This year, the week kicked off on Feb. 18 and ended on Saturday, Feb. 24. National FFA Week is a time for FFA members to raise awareness about the National...

Joaquin Wailes, Jason Oathoudt, Colton Rudy, Wyatt Simons (left to right)

Oathoudt Farm Supply in Atlantic is proud to support Atlantic FFA.

Lily Johnson February 27, 2024

Each year Oathoudt Farm Supply and the CRYSTALYX® Cares program pick a school in the area to give a donation to, and this year Atlantic FFA was selected. Jason Oathoudt said, “CRYSTALYX® Cares program...

IN THE HOUSE - Left to Right- Claire Pellett, Lily Johnson, Lola Comes, SW State VP Colin Bauer, Rep Moore, Roth
DenBeste, Charli Goff, Wyatt Simons and NW State VP Jaydee Bremer. Seated is Colton Rudy.

FFA Takes on the Capitol

Lily Johnson*, Contributor February 6, 2024

DES MOINES, IOWA—FFA members from across Iowa converged at the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines to build character and promote citizenship, volunteerism, and patriotism. More than 700 high school students...

TO THE HOTEL - Walking ahead of the group, Callee Pellett and McKenna Sonntag turn around to meet back up with the group. They posed for the picture, laughed and had fun, while slowly making their way back. The group did a lot of walking throughout the week.

Clips From Convention

Claire Schroder, Staff Writer December 24, 2023

The members of the AHS FFA chapter stand with the grateful server. The chapter gave her a $900 tip on the last night of their trip.

Atlantic FFA Gives Back

Abigail Muller and Claire Schroder November 14, 2023

Fourteen students and two AHS staff attended the annual National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana. This year, the chapter found a way to give back while on their trip. AHS teacher and trip chaperone...

The 2023-2024 Atlantic FFA Chapter Officers (back) Colton Rudy, Roth Den Beste, Wyatt Simons, Lily Johnson. (front) Claire Pellett, Charli Goff, Lola Comes.

FFA National Convention: An Inside View

Claire Schroder and Maddy Anderson October 6, 2023

FFA is a great way to get more involved in your school, community, and the world around you. Members have the opportunity to try different activities such as the Greenhand Fire-up Camp, state conventions,...

Recruiting For the Blue & Gold

Recruiting For the Blue & Gold

Claire Pellett, AHS Needle Lead Editor September 26, 2023

The Atlantic FFA officer team met with eighth grade students Tuesday, Sept. 26 about joining FFA. The officer team consists of President Colton Rudy, Vice President Lola Comes, Secretary Claire Pellett,...

Taylor McCreedy

Atlantic FFA Members’ Success Continues

Eric Miller*, Contributor August 16, 2023

On Day 2 of the Iowa State Fair, Atlantic FFA members continued to have success. In the FFA Farm Crops Contest Atlantic FFA placed ninth as a team. Hayden Kleen placed seventh in field corn multi-ear class...

Lola Comes

Atlantic FFA Members Compete at the Iowa State Fair

Eric Miller*, Contributor August 16, 2023

On the first official day of the Iowa State Fair, members of the Atlantic FFA Chapter continued to earn awards with their projects. The day began with Claire Schroder and her rabbits in the FFA Rabbit...

Charli Goff and Colton Becker teach kids about draft horses. The kids had the opportunity to pet the horse and hold a horseshoe.

Farm Safety Day at Washington Elementary

Lily Johnson*, Contributor May 11, 2023

On Friday, May 5, the Atlantic FFA Chapter held a farm safety/petting zoo day at Washington Elementary.  This gave the students at Washington Elementary the opportunity to experience being around...

The 2023-2024 Atlantic FFA Chapter Officers (back) Colton Rudy, Roth Den Beste, Wyatt Simons, Lily Johnson. (front) Claire Pellett, Charli Goff, Lola Comes.

Atlantic FFA Holds Annual Banquet

Lily Johnson*, Contributor April 5, 2023

The Atlantic FFA Banquet was held on Monday, March 28, at the Atlantic High School. There were 172 members and guests present at the event. The banquet started with the opening ceremonies, led by the 2022-2023...

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