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Three Groups Advance to State Speech Competition

Three Groups Advance to State Speech Competition

Ashley Wendt, Lead Editor

January 23, 2019

Three groups from the speech and debate team will advance to State after receiving one ratings at the District Large Group Speech Competition on Saturday, Jan. 19. Atlantic brought 11 students to Clarinda High School, participating in four categories. Genevieve Martinez, Molly McFadden and Halsey Baile...

In the Midst of Practice for “Anything Goes”

In the Midst of Practice for “Anything Goes”

Shayla Luke and Dajai Wesson

January 18, 2019

Working hard for opening night, preparation for the spring musical has taken effect. Titled “Anything Goes,” the production is making its way on stage in March. As an annual tradition, the cast is putting forth all of their energy into hosting the performance. Following the antics of an ocean liner, t...

District Large Group to be Held on Saturday

District Large Group to be Held on Saturday

Camryn Church, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019

For speech and debate students, District Large Group is coming up on Saturday, Jan. 19. The event will be held at Clarinda High School, and the public can attend the event. A suggested $3 donation can also be made. Fifteen students from AHS are planning to attend the competition. There are a total of ...

Show Choir Season Kicks Off

Show Choir Season Kicks Off

Molly McFadden, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019

Atlantic to Host Individual State Speech

Atlantic to Host Individual State Speech

Ana Muell, Editor

January 2, 2019

Some say actors can do anything. They do improv after being given only a story base and a few characters, some have tearjerking pieces that tug at the heartstrings, some have funny pieces with wacky characters that make people laugh until they can’t breathe and some sing their hearts out to tell a...

Speech and Debate Compete at Lincoln Railsplitter

Speech and Debate Compete at Lincoln Railsplitter

Ashley Wendt, Lead Editor

December 18, 2018

The AHS speech and debate team has competed in their third straight weekend of competition in December at the Lincoln Railsplitter Speech Debate Tournament in Des Moines. Held on Friday, Dec. 14 and Saturday, Dec. 15, seven Trojans competed in their respective events, with four earning top-five fini...

Honor Band Fever

Honor Band Fever

Grace Clay, Editor

December 18, 2018

Many band members have been working hard since the day after All State auditions for their next audition, SWIBA Honor Band. SWIBA stands for Southwest Iowa Bandmasters Association and there are two bands, the 9/10 grades band and the 11/12 grades band. Of the 13 students who auditioned, six made it. ...

Madrigally Delicious

Madrigally Delicious

Shayla Luke and Troy Roach

December 13, 2018

Madrigal Dinner, an annual renaissance production, was held by the Atlantic Choir Department. Being led by director Jennifer Gasser, the event took place in the high school commons. Guests entered the building to be greeted to a full-course meal, alongside a variety of music and skits. With all four grade...

Two Straight Weekends of Competition for Speech and Debate

Two Straight Weekends of Competition for Speech and Debate

Ashley Wendt, Lead Editor

December 12, 2018

The past two weekends have been busy for the speech and debate department of AHS, with two-day competitions at both Johnston and Dowling. The Johnston Dragon Invitation took place on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, while the Dowling competition was held over the days of Dec. 7 and 8. Seven of the competing pi...

What Students Need to Know About Speech

What Students Need to Know About Speech

Alyssa Brockob, Editor

November 29, 2018

With the fall play over with and musical yet to begin, it seems as if Atlantic High School's theatre/performing arts opportunities have been diminished. But, all is not what it seems, as even though play and musical are not the current focus, the 2018-19 speech season is about to commence. Speech, t...

Four AHS Students Make an All-State Appearance

Four AHS Students Make an All-State Appearance

Erin Wendt, Editor

November 21, 2018

The annual All-State Music Festival was held this past weekend in Ames. Four students from Atlantic attended, three in the choir and one in the band. Seniors Sarah Schorle and Avery Andersen participated in the chorus with sophomore Genevive Martinez, while sophomore Alexander Somers played the tuba and earn...

AHS Quartet Performs National Anthem

AHS Quartet Performs National Anthem

Ashley Wendt, Lead Editor

November 20, 2018

The conclusion of All-State auditions results in mixed emotions for many of the involved students. Those who make it are often in high spirits, while those who miss out are generally disappointed. However, for four AHS choir members, a different opportunity presented itself: singing the National Anthem at ...

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