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  • February 13Good luck to those participating in the IHSSA All-State Large Group Events this weekend!

  • February 13Good luck to the wrestlers participating at the State tournament this week!

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Christmas cards blown away

January 13, 2011


Filed under Fine Arts, School News

By Alyssa Askeland The Christmas cards sent by AHS students to soldiers in Afghanistan were destroyed when a supply truck was blown up en route to its destination, according to high school art teacher Pat Wiederien. "When I was first told about the letters being blown up,” says high school a...

Winter Band/Vocal Concert

December 9, 2010


Filed under Fine Arts, School News

Jingles! Jingles! 2 Jingles! 3 Jingles! 4 CLICK ON THE LINKS ABOVE TO HEAR WINTER CONCERT JINGLES, written and performed by vocal students. by Anthony Robinson The 2010 Winter Band/Vocal concert is scheduled for Monday, Dec. 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the AHS Auditorium. The AHS Symphonic Band, Treble Singers, ...

Band members trying for honor band

November 23, 2010


Filed under Beat Reports, Fine Arts

e On Saturday, Dec. 11, 36 Atlantic High School band students will travel to Red Oak to audition for the Southwest Iowa Bandmasters Association (SWIBA) Honor Band. There are two sections of auditions, one for freshmen and sophomores, and separate auditions for juniors and seniors. Students auditio...

Northwest to Southwest, O’Donnell here to stay

November 9, 2010


Filed under Beat Reports, Fine Arts

by Katelyn Blake Band teacher Jarrod O’Donnell had six years of teaching experience before coming to Atlantic.  His career started he says, “When I was tested in the fourth grade to play an instrument.  I had great band directors after that, and they were having fun and got me interested in doing the same.” O’Donn...

“Flowers for Algernon”

November 5, 2010


Filed under Academics, Activities, Fine Arts, School News

by Anthony Robinson The 2010 fall play at AHS “Flowers for Algernon,” from the novel by Daniel Keyes and adapted for the stage by David Rogers will be presented Nov. 5 and 6 in the Atlantic High School Auditorium. For the past nine weeks students have been rehearsing lines, practicing stage directions, and adjustin...

Student Art Profiles

October 25, 2010


Filed under Beat Reports, Fine Arts, School News

by Zoe Krueger Art projects from AHS students and their responses to "Why did you draw that?" Junior AJ Richter (Drawing 2) Gumby – “I thought it would be funny.” Senior Austin Johnk (Art Portfolio) Blended Heritage – “I wanted a piece of art work to represent what my heritage...

Eight Vocal Students Accepted Into 2010 All-State Chorus

October 24, 2010


Filed under Fine Arts

by Anthony Robinson Eight students from Atlantic High School have been selected for the 2010 All-State Chorus.  Five more of the twenty-two vocalists who auditioned this past Saturday, Oct. 23, were recalled for the second round of auditions in an emotion-filled afternoon. The cuts to be sung...

Debut Concert dazzles and delights

October 21, 2010


Filed under Fine Arts

by Anthony Robinson The 2010 Debut Choral Concert was held Monday, Oct. 18, showcasing the autumn work of vocal music students. Three choirs, two show choirs, and the All-State Singers at AHS performed during the 2010 Debut Concert. To lead off the night, the choir members who will be try...

Debut Concert Slideshow

October 19, 2010


Filed under Fine Arts

Fall Concert Slideshow

New Names for AHS Show Choirs

October 15, 2010


Filed under Activities, Beat Reports, Fine Arts, School News

New Names for AHS Show Choirs by Brandon Ballinger The Atlantic High School show choirs have changed their names. The varsity show choir, previously known as the Ambassadors, will now call themselves the Premier Show Choir. The change occurred Oct. 7 during the varsity show choir’s fourth-per...

Students Prepare for All-State

October 8, 2010


Filed under Fine Arts

All-State auditions begin by Savannah Hoye ATLANTIC, Ia.- Students from Atlantic High School are preparing for the vocal competition of their lives. Luke Johnson, the AHS choral director, is taking as many steps as possible to thoroughly equip the group of 22 singers for their audition. Seven stud...

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