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The Point Episode 11: Spring Play Special

Ella Meyer and Kate Nichols March 15, 2024

Hosts Ella and Kate talk with some members of the upcoming spring play "New Kids at Vampire High." Music by AHS graduate Evan Brummer.

IHSSA State Debate last January.

The Road to National Qualifiers

Alyssa Neal, Writer/Editor February 9, 2024

It’s that time of year when AHS Speech and Debate heads to National Qualifiers, or “nat quals” as the team likes to call them. There are many events in which students from AHS are trying to compete...

Local news broadcasters like We Are Iowa cover the days events, arriving at the scene during or after various speech teams left the premises.

Atlantic Speech Team Evacuated From Competition After Bomb Threat

J. Molina, Editor February 5, 2024

A bomb threat forced the evacuation of all performers and spectators present at the IHSSA Southwest State Large Group Contest. Members of the AHS speech team were also present at Ankeny Centennial High...

All-State, All Us

Bennett Whetstone, EON Lead Producer December 21, 2023

In this video, we interview two students auditioning for All-State and the band director about this year's competition.

Senior Nicole Middents points to her name on the Clarinet results poster. Middents has made All-State for three years.

Amazing All-State!

Alix Nath, Editor November 4, 2023

On Saturday, Oct. 21, 2023, Atlantic High School hosted the choir and band all-state auditions. These auditions happen annually, with Atlantic hosting the event for many years. The event is an all-day...

Choir director Mikayla Stockhaus chose Cinderella as the fall musical for 2023.

The Ball Ends

Alix Nath, Editor October 27, 2023

Cinderella the Musical comes to a close with performances this Friday, Nov. 3, at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 5, at 2:30 p.m. Performer Brady Wagner, director Mikayla Stockhaus,...

The sign up for the tournament hangs outside Trisha Niceswangers classroom. The tournament is held Oct. 27-28.

SPEAK at Bull Creek!

Alix Nath, Editor October 20, 2023

“Great people who happen to be great speakers” is a slogan used by the AHS Speech and Debate team. This team gives students the opportunity to speak well and speak for something they believe in. This...

MARCH TO THE BEAT - The AHS Marching Band marches at the annual Clarinda Band Jamboree. This year, the band placed second in the 3A band marching category.

Clarinda Band JAMboree

Alix Nath, Editor October 10, 2023

Stevie Wonder once said, “Music is a world within itself, with a language we all understand.” The Atlantic High School Marching Band worked to learn this language and played it well at the Clarinda...

The cast list for the musical Cinderella.

The Shoe Fits

Genevieve McCalla, Editor September 19, 2023

As musical season descends on Atlantic High School, so does a magical feeling and . . . is that fairy dust? The new school year brings new choir teacher Mikayla Stockhaus and her choice of musical, Rodger’s...

Eye of the Needle 3.23

May 11, 2023

In this week's episode, we talk about the upcoming homecoming week, volleyball, and all-state band and choir!

Eye of the Needle 2.23

May 11, 2023

In this episode, we focus on AO's, cross country, band, college fair, and dress days! We also feature an ad for Villa Dance.

Eye of the Needle 4.23

May 11, 2023

In this episode we have our new intro, go to musical practice, the cross country meet, the middle school to look at the therapy dog, and take a look at BeReal.

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