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  • April 23Trojan Diner is this Friday.

  • April 23Boys' soccer hosts two games this week, on Thursday and Friday. Good luck!

  • April 23The Drake Relays start on Thursday. The girls' and boys' teams have sent representatives to compete. Good luck!

  • April 23Good luck to the girls' soccer team on Tuesday and Friday, as they take on St. Albert and Harlan.

  • April 23Girls' tennis has three meets this week, on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. Good luck!

  • April 23Boys' golf has two home meets this week, on Tuesday and Thursday. Good luck!

  • April 23Boys' tennis has duals on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday this week. Good luck!

  • April 22The concert band will be holding their annual Patty Hannon concert on Sunday in the auditorium.

  • April 22The speech and debate team is hosting a showcase on Saturday in the commons and auditorium.

  • October 15Buy your yearbook!!!

Honor Band Fever

Honor Band Fever

Grace Clay, Editor

December 18, 2018


Filed under Band, Fine Arts, Showcase

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. ...

Four AHS Students Make an All-State Appearance

Four AHS Students Make an All-State Appearance

Erin Wendt, Editor

November 21, 2018


Filed under Band, Choir, Fine Arts, Showcase

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...

New Tunes from the Band Room

New Tunes from the Band Room

Anastasia Muell

November 17, 2018


Filed under Band, Fine Arts

With many new instruments being integrated into the curriculum, new sounds may be heard coming from the band room. Orders were placed for a string bass, guitars, and a new drumline. After being approached by junior Alyssa Brockob about the string bass, band director Jarrod O’Donnell decided to order on...

NEWS BRIEF — SWIHMB Sweeps Atlantic

NEWS BRIEF — SWIHMB Sweeps Atlantic

Grace Clay, Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Band, Fine Arts, News Briefs, Showcase

SWIHMB stands for Southwest Iowa Honor Marching Band. It’s an honor band that you have to audition for and it only occurs every other year. It is also only for students in southwest Iowa. Altogether, there are almost 200 students on the trip and 13 students are from Atlantic. Attending SWIHMB ...

Students Prepare for All-State Performance

Students Prepare for All-State Performance

Molly McFadden

November 9, 2018


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

After spending hours each day learning and practicing their music, four students from Atlantic are ready to perform at the 2018 All-State Music Festival. Genevieve Martinez, Sarah Schorle and Avery Andersen will be performing in the All-State Choir. Alexander Somers will play the tuba in the All-State ...

Marching Band Performs Their Friday Night Finale

Marching Band Performs Their Friday Night Finale

Sarah Schorle

November 1, 2018


Filed under Band, Fine Arts, Showcase

On the night of Friday, Oct. 19, the Atlantic Trojan Guard wrapped up their 11 week season with their final set, “The Greatest Showman,” featuring 3 songs from the popular film. The set highlighted seniors Dylan Litty on Trombone, Avery Andersen on Trumpet and Chris Krogh on Flugelhorn. The se...

Eye of the Needle Sept. 14, 2018

Halsey Bailey, Noah Rutherford, Kelsey Siedlik, Katie Saluk, Aleigh Bean, Lucas Behrens, Brandon Woodard, Alex Harper, Chloe Davis, McKenzie Waters, and Anna Lowary

September 16, 2018


Filed under Activities, Band, Choir, Eye of the Needle, Features, Fine Arts, Football, Football, Girls' Volleyball, Humor/Satire, School News, Speech and Theater, Sports, Swimming, Video, Volleyball

[/video] Featuring School News: 2018 Homecoming court, college fair; picture day; Fine Arts: marching band performed Imagine Dragons, fall vocal concert preparation, fall play "Almost Maine" auditions; Sports: Football, Cross Country, Volleyball, Girls Swimming; Specials: Camblin Plumbing and Heating ...

Marching Band is Back in Full Swing

Marching Band is Back in Full Swing

Anastasia Muell, Editor

September 14, 2018


Filed under Band, Fine Arts, Showcase

The Trojan Guard, as the marching band has been referred to since the ‘80s, has started its school season with two performances before and at halftime of home football games. The Trojan Guard has six performances left in the season: three games, the Homecoming parade, the Clarinda Band Jamboree and ...

Eye of the Needle Sept. 7, 2018

Grace Bruckner, Pluma Pross, Halsey Bailey, Aleigh Bean, Katie Saluk, Kelsie Siedlik, Lucas Behrens, Chloe Davis, Anna Lowary, and McKenzie Waters

September 8, 2018


Filed under Band, Choir, Cross Country, Eye of the Needle, Features, Fine Arts, Football, Sports, Swimming, Video, Volleyball

Featuring School News: A-O period, new 3:13 schedule, EON publication schedule; Fine Arts: marching band performed Broadway Show, show choir rehearsing Hero Show, All-State groups assigned; Sports: Football, Cross Country, Volleyball, Girls’Swimming; Specials: J&J Custom Graphis ad, Meet Mr. Mitchell,...

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...

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