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Meet the Vocal All-Staters

Meet the Vocal All-Staters

Charity Williams

November 18, 2015


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All-State Auditions for Band

All-State Auditions for Band

Riley Seufert

November 5, 2015


Filed under Fine Arts

On Oct. 24 All-State auditions for band and choir were held here for the first time in 7 years. Out of all the band kids that tried out only a few made it and out of that few were Emily Yager, Sidney Gifford and Nadia Somers. Emily Yager has tried out before, but didn’t make it until this year. “I...

Dance Atlantic Performs in Kansas City

Dance Atlantic Performs in Kansas City

October 27, 2015


Filed under Fine Arts, School News, Showcase

“It’s a lot of fun to be able to work on such a large scale program like this. It’s a really big privilege. You get to meet professional players and cheerleaders and it’s just so much fun.” --Hayley Gibson

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Annual Patty Hannon Concert

Annual Patty Hannon Concert

Monica Brewer

April 30, 2015


Filed under Fine Arts, Showcase

Sunday, April 26 was a good afternoon for a Patty Hannon Concert.  It was a fine program with students performing some of their pieces that they’ve been practicing on for months. The Atlantic Community Schools Music Department Instrumental Music program presented the 33rd annual Patty Hannon Memorial...

Band Receives Input from Clinician

Band Receives Input from Clinician

Monica Brewer

April 28, 2015


Filed under Fine Arts

On Tuesday, April 28, band students were in the auditorium by 7:30 am to play the two songs they’re taking to contest: "Go Galop" and "Chorale and Shaker Dance."  Why?  Pete Jacobus, a retired band teacher from Glenwood, came to Atlantic High School to hear the band perform their pieces. The...

Drum Major Tryouts Held Today and Tomorrow

Drum Major Tryouts Held Today and Tomorrow

Corgan Petersen

April 16, 2015


Filed under Fine Arts, News Briefs, Showcase, Uncategorized

This Thursday and Friday, the annual drum major tryouts will be held for the Atlantic High School Trojan Guard.  Junior Emily Yager will be the returning drum major from last year.  She will help judge auditions, along with last year’s head drum major senior Ben Parker.  Overall, the final decision...

Show Choir Blast Coming Soon

Show Choir Blast Coming Soon

April 15, 2015


Filed under Fine Arts, Showcase

by Andrew Rothfusz On Saturday, April 25, an Atlantic Music Department tradition will be honored once again with this year’s presentation of Show Choir Blast.  The Atlantic Show Choirs-the varsity level Premiere and the junior varsity level Diversity-will perform their competition sets from the...

Solo and Ensemble Contest Results

Solo and Ensemble Contest Results

April 8, 2015


Filed under Fine Arts

by Corgan Petersen The annual Solo and Ensemble Contest was held at the high school last Saturday, March 28.  The band and choir departments had 50 entries in the contest.  All the students worked their hardest to get the best rating possible. It was a good day overall, with lots of very good...

Possible Trip to New York

Possible Trip to New York

Monica Brewer

March 31, 2015


Filed under Fine Arts, School News

by Monica Brewer Every four years, band students have gone on a trip.  They raise funds via the spaghetti supper and patron tickets.  This year, the trip that got the most votes and won by a landslide was New York City, New York.  There’s a little bit of a difference this year with this trip:...

Solo and Ensemble Contest

Solo and Ensemble Contest

March 30, 2015


Filed under Fine Arts, School News

by Corgan Petersen This Saturday, March 28, the annual solo and ensemble contest will be held at Atlantic High School.  This contest will last all day and will feature band and choir.  Students can do anything from a solo, a duet, a trio, a quartet, a quintet, a sextet, a septet, and a choir, which...

Saxophone Group Performs at Board Meeting

Saxophone Group Performs at Board Meeting

Turner Russell

March 24, 2015


Filed under Fine Arts, School News, Showcase

by Turner Russell The Atlantic Community School District held a board meeting Monday night. Items on the agenda included a performance from Atlantic High School’s saxophone group, a teacher mentoring presentation, and a presentation from the Atlantic Middle School’s Building Leadership Team. Soph...

Premiere Places Fourth at Indianola

Premiere Places Fourth at Indianola

February 27, 2015


Filed under Fine Arts, School News, Uncategorized

by Sadia Shafique On Saturday, Feb. 21, the AHS choir members traveled to Indianola High School for a choir competition. Other than Atlantic, there were around 11 choirs performing at this competition that ranged from 1A to 4A schools. At this competition, Premiere show choir sang "Great Escape,"...

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