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The Cost of Band Explained

The Cost of Band Explained

Lucas Behrens and Dylan Litty

November 30, 2017


Filed under Band, School News, Showcase

In the 2016-17 school year the Atlantic High School band program spent $4081.54 from the general fund, along with $5000 from the Booster Club and a $5000 match from the ACSD Foundation.      In the band room there are many instruments ranging from small to large. No matter the size, no instru...

Show Choir Takes the Stage

Show Choir Takes the Stage

Callie Richter and Grace Van Aernam

November 27, 2017


Filed under Fine Arts, School News, Showcase

Choir is well known around AHS as an elective for anybody to join, but show choir is another story. Still available to everybody, show choir is organized in two sections: Diversity, which currently has 41 participants and Premiere, which has 43. “Premiere requires auditioning in front of two judges ...

Debating One Last Time

Debating One Last Time

Harley Oliver and Cole Sampson

November 17, 2017


Filed under Fine Arts, School News, Showcase, Speech and Theater

To some of us, a debate may seem to be just a simple thing we do every day, sometimes without knowing it. This is not the case with Scott Leonard, a student in debate. Scott is a senior enjoying his last year in his debate class. He joined the debate team during his junior year in 2016. He had taken spee...

AHS Speech and Debate Team Starts Competitions

AHS Speech and Debate Team Starts Competitions

October 20, 2017


Filed under Activities, Showcase, Speech and Theater, Uncategorized

Atlantic's Speech and Debate team has participated in two events so far this season. They have travelled to Simpson College and to Des Moines North High School for the Polar Bear Open. At Simpson, the team's highest place came from Camila Colton with a third place finish in dramatic interpretation....

Speech Team Prepares for First Tournament

Charity Williams

August 31, 2017


Filed under Fine Arts, Speech and Theater

Bringing back an old tournament that will help students prepare for their upcoming speech/debate season

Heading to Nationals

Heading to Nationals

Charity Williams

May 9, 2017


Filed under Fine Arts, Speech and Theater

For the first time since 2009, two students will represent Atlantic at speech nationals.

New Location for a New Year of Competition

New Location for a New Year of Competition

Charity Williams

May 4, 2017


Filed under Activities, Band, Fine Arts

The AHS band and choirs will compete in the annual Large Group competition on Friday, April 5.

Showing Off Talent

Showing Off Talent

Charity Williams

April 28, 2017


Filed under Fine Arts

The artists of Atlantic High School put their best pieces in the Hawkeye 10 Art Show

Performing for Memory

Performing for Memory

Charity Williams

April 26, 2017


Filed under Band, Fine Arts

Performing in a young woman's memory who loved the band world, the AHS concert band will be holding their annual Patty Hanon concert on Sunday April 30

Singing Goodbye

Singing Goodbye

Charity Williams

April 19, 2017


Filed under Activities, Fine Arts

Saturday, April 22, the three show choirs and the senior class of 2017 will be performing the Show Choir Blast concert.

Special Guest Helping AHS Band

Special Guest Helping AHS Band

Charity Williams

April 10, 2017


Filed under Band, Fine Arts, Showcase

  On the morning of April 11, the members of the AHS band will be coming in early to work with Dr. Michael Golemo, a professor and band director at Iowa State. Golemo is the head band director at ISU and a friend of band director Jarrod O’Donnell. Dr.Golemo was willing to work with the...

Searching For A New Leader

Searching For A New Leader

Charity Williams

April 4, 2017


Filed under Band, Fine Arts

Marching band director Jarrod O'Donnell begins the search for the new 2017 drum major that will conduct on the field along with Riley Seufert and Josh Mclean.

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