The student news site of Atlantic High School


The student news site of Atlantic High School


The student news site of Atlantic High School


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.

The 8 Minutes Left posters can be seen hanging up around the school.

The Spring Play is Underway

Alix Nath, Staff Writer March 10, 2023

Senior Katie Birge takes the stage for her final performance in Eight Minutes Left. Birge has been a part of AHS Drama since her freshman year, participating in Little Shop of Horrors. She enjoyed that...

The musical last year was The 22nd Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.

Musical Memories

Katie Birge November 1, 2022

Just like every activity in school, the fall musical is another opportunity for students to make memories, learn new things, and get involved. Two musical directors and three seniors reflected back on...

Carter Pellett and Micaiah Andersen were the two students accepted into All-State Chorus.

Five Students Accepted into All-State

Genevieve McCalla, Editor October 25, 2022

All-State auditions took place Saturday, October 22, and five Atlantic students were accepted. Two were recalled but did not get in, and one was selected as an alternate. “I’m happy that we got kids...

Freshmen Sawyer Tarrell accompanies seniors Weston Hoover, Merrick ODette, and Ty Ostrus at a debate meeting.

Why You Should Join Debate – OPINION

Nissa Molgaard October 20, 2022

I now open the floor for the discussion: Debate, should you join? If you are interested in arguing or persuading people, then debate may be the class or the club for you. If you are interested, Public...

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