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  • The archery team heads to Valley on Saturday, Feb. 22. Good luck!
  • There is no school on Thursday, Feb. 20 and Friday, Feb. 21.
  • Good luck to the wrestlers at State this weekend!
  • Parent/Teacher conferences are Wednesday, Feb. 19 and Thursday, Feb. 20.
  • Good luck to the girls basketball team on Wednesday, Feb. 19 against Red Oak!
  • The Late Winter Band and Vocal Concert is Tuesday, Feb. 18. Break a leg!
  • Atlantic boys basketball hosts Harlan on Monday, Feb. 17. Good luck!
  • The jazz band heads to Glenwood on Monday, Feb. 17 for the District contest. Break a leg!
  • Order your yearbook!

AHS Dominates District Speech

AHS Dominates District Speech

Grace Clay, Editor

February 5, 2020

The AHS speech and debate team participated in eight different events on Saturday, Jan. 25 at the District speech competition. They had three different ensemble acting events, a one-act play, a musical theatre piece, a radio broadcast, an improv duo, and a short film at Districts. All three ensembl...

Large Group Speech Preview

Large Group Speech Preview

Drew Engler and Chaylei Carey

January 21, 2020

The Atlantic speech team is planning on competing at Creston for Districts on Saturday, Jan. 25. They are bringing 20 competitors. There are numerous events that students can participate in for Large Group speech, including oral reading, group ensemble, one-act play, group musical, and short film. Dur...

Cast List for “Little Shop of Horrors” Drops

Cast List for “Little Shop of Horrors” Drops

Grace Clay, Editor

January 13, 2020

On Dec. 17 and 18, brave singers and actors from AHS auditioned for this year’s spring musical, “Little Shop of Horrors.” This classic musical is about a man-eating plant named Audrey II--named after the original Audrey, Seymour's love interest--living in a flower shop with Seymour. Unfortunatel...

“Radium Girls” in Pictures

“Radium Girls” in Pictures

Hana Holtz, Editor

November 19, 2019

Fall Play Review: “Radium Girls”

Fall Play Review: “Radium Girls”

Dani Mathisen, Editor

November 19, 2019

First off, "Radium Girls" was performed at the Atlantic High School last weekend. The three shows were directed by English teachers Alex Bales and Emma Bireline. Overall, I thought the performance went well, but there were a few things I think could have gone better. The microphones definitely needed s...

Speech Team Heads to Des Moines

Speech Team Heads to Des Moines

Anastasia Muell, Editor

November 4, 2019

The Atlantic High School speech team went to a competition on Friday, Nov. 1 and Saturday, Nov. 2. This was their first contest in over a month. It was hosted at Des Moines East High School and four Atlantic students traveled to participate in the tournament. The four students were juniors Troy Roac...

The Story of “Radium Girls”

The Story of “Radium Girls”

Molly McFadden, Editor

September 11, 2019

This year's fall play will keep you on the edge of your seats. The play was announced Wednesday, Sept. 9 during AO and is titled “Radium Girls.” Auditions were held the following Monday and Tuesday.  “Radium Girls” is a drama, based on a true story, about women in the 1920s who used radium to paint...

Three Groups Advance to State Speech Competition

Three Groups Advance to State Speech Competition

Ashley Wendt, Lead Editor

January 23, 2019

Three groups from the speech and debate team will advance to State after receiving one ratings at the District Large Group Speech Competition on Saturday, Jan. 19. Atlantic brought 11 students to Clarinda High School, participating in four categories. Genevieve Martinez, Molly McFadden and Halsey Baile...

District Large Group to be Held on Saturday

District Large Group to be Held on Saturday

Camryn Church, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019

For speech and debate students, District Large Group is coming up on Saturday, Jan. 19. The event will be held at Clarinda High School, and the public can attend the event. A suggested $3 donation can also be made. Fifteen students from AHS are planning to attend the competition. There are a total of ...

Atlantic to Host Individual State Speech

Atlantic to Host Individual State Speech

Anastasia Muell, Editor

January 2, 2019

Some say actors can do anything. They do improv after being given only a story base and a few characters, some have tearjerking pieces that tug at the heartstrings, some have funny pieces with wacky characters that make people laugh until they can’t breathe and some sing their hearts out to tell a...

Speech and Debate Compete at Lincoln Railsplitter

Speech and Debate Compete at Lincoln Railsplitter

Ashley Wendt, Lead Editor

December 18, 2018

The AHS speech and debate team has competed in their third straight weekend of competition in December at the Lincoln Railsplitter Speech Debate Tournament in Des Moines. Held on Friday, Dec. 14 and Saturday, Dec. 15, seven Trojans competed in their respective events, with four earning top-five fini...

Two Straight Weekends of Competition for Speech and Debate

Two Straight Weekends of Competition for Speech and Debate

Ashley Wendt, Lead Editor

December 12, 2018

The past two weekends have been busy for the speech and debate department of AHS, with two-day competitions at both Johnston and Dowling. The Johnston Dragon Invitation took place on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, while the Dowling competition was held over the days of Dec. 7 and 8. Seven of the competing pi...

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