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Catching the Big Fish

Catching the Big Fish

Anastasia Muell

February 12, 2018


Filed under Fine Arts, School News, Showcase, Speech and Theater

The 2018 spring musical is a production titled “Big Fish,” and features a character named Edward Bloom and his son Will. Will is to be played by sophomore Bradley Dennis, and Edward Bloom by senior Josh McLean. Throughout the production, Will tries to differentiate between the stories his father ...

NEWS BRIEF – State Show Choir

NEWS BRIEF – State Show Choir

Anastasia Muell

January 29, 2018


Filed under Activities, Fine Arts, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

State show choir is being held at Atlantic High School today, Jan. 29. Performances start at 4 p.m. and end at 9:10 p.m. The Atlantic Diversity performance takes place at 4:40 p.m. and the Premiere show choir performs at 6 p.m. Performances will take place in the auditorium, and the entrance fee is $6 for adul...

AHS Hosts SWIBA Honor Band

AHS Hosts SWIBA Honor Band

Erin Wendt, Editor

January 19, 2018


Filed under Activities, Band, Fine Arts, School News, Showcase

The Southwest Iowa Band Association (SWIBA) Honor band held their concert here at AHS on Jan. 15. Seven students from Atlantic were accepted and performed with a total of 180 other students from around Southwest Iowa. The bands are separated by grades. Consecutive grades like freshmen and sophomores pl...

Trojan Band Welcomes New Member

Trojan Band Welcomes New Member

Charity Williams

January 19, 2018


Filed under Band, Fine Arts, Showcase

At the beginning of the new year, the trojan concert band welcomed a new member to their family. Marie Walsh-Becker is a student teacher who is finishing up her final year at… as a future music educator. Becker’s options were quite limited when deciding where to start her student teaching that w...

AHS Concert Band is Underway

AHS Concert Band is Underway

Justin Binios

December 5, 2017


Filed under Band, School News, Showcase

Concert band is coming soon. The first concert will be held Monday, Dec. 11, in the AHS auditorium. In the beginning of the year marching band had competitions including band jamboree and also performed at the home football games. Now that football season is over they are getting ready for not only p...

The Cost of Band Explained

The Cost of Band Explained

Lucas Behrens and Dylan Litty

November 30, 2017


Filed under Band, School News, Showcase

In the 2016-17 school year the Atlantic High School band program spent $4081.54 from the general fund, along with $5000 from the Booster Club and a $5000 match from the ACSD Foundation.      In the band room there are many instruments ranging from small to large. No matter the size, no instru...

Show Choir Takes the Stage

Show Choir Takes the Stage

Callie Richter and Grace Van Aernam

November 27, 2017


Filed under Fine Arts, School News, Showcase

Choir is well known around AHS as an elective for anybody to join, but show choir is another story. Still available to everybody, show choir is organized in two sections: Diversity, which currently has 41 participants and Premiere, which has 43. “Premiere requires auditioning in front of two judges ...

Debating One Last Time

Debating One Last Time

Harley Oliver and Cole Sampson

November 17, 2017


Filed under Fine Arts, School News, Showcase, Speech and Theater

To some of us, a debate may seem to be just a simple thing we do every day, sometimes without knowing it. This is not the case with Scott Leonard, a student in debate. Scott is a senior enjoying his last year in his debate class. He joined the debate team during his junior year in 2016. He had taken spee...

AHS Speech and Debate Team Starts Competitions

AHS Speech and Debate Team Starts Competitions

October 20, 2017


Filed under Activities, Showcase, Speech and Theater, Uncategorized

Atlantic's Speech and Debate team has participated in two events so far this season. They have travelled to Simpson College and to Des Moines North High School for the Polar Bear Open. At Simpson, the team's highest place came from Camila Colton with a third place finish in dramatic interpretation....

Speech Team Prepares for First Tournament

Charity Williams

August 31, 2017


Filed under Fine Arts, Speech and Theater

Bringing back an old tournament that will help students prepare for their upcoming speech/debate season

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