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  • There will be a 2 hour early dismissal Wednesday, Nov. 25.
  • Game Club has started! See the posters around AHS for more information.
  • Talk to Mr. Baggett if you are interested in joining debate!
  • Order your yearbook!

Adding up Reasons to see the Addam’s Family

Seniors Molly McFadden, Camryn Church, Genevieve Martinez, and Colten Tasto converse in preparation for the two hour practice that occurred afterwards. Each has a leading role in the musical.
The Addam’s Family is coming to our school on Friday, Nov. 13 and will host two more performances on the Saturday and Sunday following the first performance.
November 10, 2020

An All-Star All-Stater

Lex Somers celebrates acceptance into the all-state band during his sophomore year. All four years of high school, Somers auditioned and earned a spot in the band.
This fall, senior Lex Somers accomplished being accepted into the All-State Music Festival for the fourth year in a row.
November 5, 2020

Senior Lex Somers picked up his tuba and auditioned for All-State this fall for the last time, earning a spot for the fourth year. From freshman to senior year, Somers has auditioned as a tuba player with...

Dancing During a Pandemic

Many dancers mask up to take on this year’s unique tasks.
Both dance studios in Atlantic have opened for the year.
October 6, 2020

Dance studios in Atlantic have been preparing for reopening during a pandemic these past few weeks. Both studios have new rules and regulations to work around COVID-19, so that they can remain open. Freshman...

Redevelopment of the Band and Choir Trip

Band Director Jarrod O’Donnell has a picture of the last band and choir trip hanging in his classroom. In June of 2016, the students went to New York City, New York.
The band and choir trip to Disney World has been rescheduled to next spring.
September 28, 2020

On March 12, Disney World announced that it would be closing due to an outbreak of coronavirus, and the music trip to Florida was consequently canceled. Sophomore Nina Welter was at dress rehearsal for...

New Season, New Field, New Music

The trumpets play along with the Trojan Guard during the Trojan's game against Harlan last year. This year the Trojan Guard has 20 senior members.
The Trojan Guard is set to perform their first set on Sept. 18.
September 14, 2020

The Trojan Guard is preparing to take the field Sept. 18 at the first home game. This game is set to take place in the newly renovated Trojan Bowl and will be one of two that Atlantic hosts this season. On...

“Addams Family” Cast List Goes Up

The cast list was hung on the choir room door. The list includes all named characters as well as chorus member who will portray the Addams' Ancestors.
The cast for this years fall musical "Addams Family" was announced on Sept. 10.
September 10, 2020

As the year approaches fall, the AHS musical, “Addams Family,” is in full swing. The cast list dropped on the morning of Thursday, Sept. 10. Playing Wednesday Addams will be senior Olivia Engler...

“Addams Family” Announced as Fall Musical

The cast of last year's spring musical
For the 2020-2021 school year, AHS will have a fall musical to accommodate students' schedules.
September 4, 2020

Among the many changes that come with a new school year and COVID-19, Atlantic High School’s Spring Musical has now changed to the Fall Musical. This year the theater department will be producing the...

Look Out, Here Comes “Little Shop of Horrors”

Seymour Krelborn--portrayed by senior Bradley Dennis--looks in shock at the dentist--played by senior Clayton Jipsen. This is both boys' fourth musical production at the high school.
The cast of the musical debuts their show on Friday, March 13.
March 11, 2020

“Little Shop of Horrors” cast members will be performing this weekend in the AHS auditorium. There are three shows audience members can watch. The Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 p.m., and...

Speech Kids are State Bound

A group of freshmen work together during Drama class. Speech coach Alex Bales teaches the course.
The Atlantic speech team had a strong showing at Districts on Saturday, Feb. 29.
March 10, 2020

Twenty-one events will be back in action on Saturday, March 14 at the individual IHSSA State speech contest. As a member of the Southwest District, Atlantic will head to Abraham Lincoln High School in...

Atlantic Forensics Sends One to Nationals

Junior Troy Roach poses with his plaque after qualifying for the National speech and debate tournament. Roach attended the tournament last year along with 2019 grad Sarah Schorle and junior Genevieve Martinez.
Junior Troy Roach qualified individually in the NSDA-sponsored event.
February 25, 2020

Entering multiple tournaments and even having a student advance to Nationals, Atlantic High School’s speech and debate program has been speeding along its tournament season. The team has attended multiple...

Spaghetti Supper Funds Upcoming Music Trip

Junior Jasmyne Oasay-Waddell helps at the spaghetti supper dessert table. All band members are required to participate in the supper.
The spaghetti supper helps many band members pay for their trip to Florida.
February 18, 2020

For the spring break of 2020, the AHS band and choir will be taking a trip to Florida. On Monday, Feb. 10, the spaghetti supper was held in the commons at the high school. This is one of the ways the band...

Strong Day at State Speech

Junior Molly McFadden and senior Aly Brockob prepare to perform at District speech.
The Large Group season came to an end on Saturday, Feb. 8.
February 17, 2020

The AHS speech and debate team had five events go on to Large Group State Speech. These events were three ensemble acting events, a one-act play, and a musical theater piece. The one-act play, titled...

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