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Trojans Set to Play in Glenwood

The Trojans huddle in during the game against Underwood to devise a plan. The boys will play the Cardinals in Glenwood on Sept. 18.

Molly McFadden, Editor

September 16, 2020

The home football game set for Sept. 18 against the Clarinda Cardinals has been moved to Glenwood due to the incompletion of the Trojan Bowl. Face coverings will be required for all students and are expected for spectators while moving around. The bleachers will be marked with tape to show social distan...

New Season, New Field, New Music

The trumpets play along with the Trojan Guard during the Trojan's game against Harlan last year. This year the Trojan Guard has 20 senior members.

Molly McFadden, Editor

September 14, 2020

The Trojan Guard is preparing to take the field Sept. 18 at the first home game. This game is set to take place in the newly renovated Trojan Bowl and will be one of two that Atlantic hosts this season. On Sept. 18 the band will perform the set Women in Pop featuring the songs “Havana” by Camil...

“Addams Family” Cast List Goes Up

The cast list was hung on the choir room door. The list includes all named characters as well as chorus member who will portray the Addams' Ancestors.

Molly McFadden, Editor

September 10, 2020

As the year approaches fall, the AHS musical, “Addams Family,” is in full swing. The cast list dropped on the morning of Thursday, Sept. 10. Playing Wednesday Addams will be senior Olivia Engler and her love interest, Lucas, will be played by senior Colten Tasto. Other couples in the show inclu...

Registering to Vote

The 2020 presidential election is on Tuesday, Nov. 3 this year. Citizens planning to vote must be registered.

Da'Jai Wesson, Editor

September 4, 2020

The 2020 election is approaching quickly, leaving Americans with only two months before the big day. This year it falls on Tuesday, Nov. 3. Have you registered to vote yet?   Iowans must be seventeen years old to register, and eighteen years old to vote in elections. American Government teacher H...

White House Rose Garden Remodel Faces Backlash

The garden was originally filled with tulips which have been replaced with bushes, and pale flowers.

Camryn Church, Editor

August 31, 2020

Jackie Kennedy’s famous rose garden was recently renovated by the current First Lady, Melania Trump. It now has different flowers and bushes compared to the colorful tulips there previously. The iconic rose garden had been a historic part of the White House and was designed by former First Lady Jackie Ken...

Resignations at the High School

Four high-school-related resignations have been approved in recent months. At the same time, two contract recommendations have been approved.

Hana Holtz, Editor

May 20, 2020

While the school year ended early due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the administration and school board have been hard at work, holding monthly meetings to discuss a variety of topics. The group has met electronically to talk about new protocol in these quarantine times, reschedule events, and approve resignation...

Prom is On

Three seniors pose for a picture at last years prom. Prom 2020 is themed The Roaring 20s.

Molly McFadden, Editor

May 15, 2020

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the original Prom date of Saturday, April 4 was postponed. The rescheduled date is Saturday, July 11. According to an email sent out by principal Heather McKay, the final decision will be made on Tuesday, June 30. If it is decided that Prom can not be held on the Jul...

A Flashback to Chemistry Class

Juniors Gunner Kirchhoff, Molly McFadden, Drey Newell, and Skyler Handlos preform an experiment. The students were assigned to create a video explaining different reactions.

Brynna Kern, Staff Writer

May 11, 2020

Science teacher Valerie Jaehrling’s general chemistry classes have been learning how to control the rate of a reaction either by altering the concentration or the temperature of a solution. On March 9, the students gathered data to see a graph relationship, from there you could calculate how much of...

NHS Blood Drive Gets Called Off

Atlantic's NHS chapter hosts at least two blood drives a year, one in the fall and in one in the spring.

Hana Holtz, Editor

March 17, 2020

The Atlantic NHS chapter has postponed the upcoming blood drive that was set to take place on Wednesday, March 18. NHS adviser Jarrod O’Donnell made the announcement on Friday, March 13. Like many other activities throughout the school and community, the blood drive was called off due to the outbr...

NHS Wants Your Blood

Senior Bethaney Meurer donates blood during the last blood drive. Donators should consider drinking lots of water before they give blood.

Hana Holtz, Editor

March 12, 2020

The Atlantic NHS chapter will be hosting their second blood drive of the year on Wednesday, March 18 in the high school gym. Individuals can begin donating at 7:30 a.m. The Red Cross will close up shop at 1:00 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome from the high school, as well as from the community. Anyone wh...

Spaghetti Supper Funds Upcoming Music Trip

Junior Jasmyne Oasay-Waddell helps at the spaghetti supper dessert table. All band members are required to participate in the supper.

Da'Jai Wesson, Editor

February 18, 2020

For the spring break of 2020, the AHS band and choir will be taking a trip to Florida. On Monday, Feb. 10, the spaghetti supper was held in the commons at the high school. This is one of the ways the band prepares for the upcoming trip.  According to band director Jarrod O’Donnell, the spaghetti sup...

Crush-O-Gram Sales Coming to an End

NHS Vice President Katie Saluk awards new-inductee Maddie Botos her certificate. The Crush-O-Gram activity is put on by Atlantic's NHS chapter.

Ariel Clark and Hana Holtz

February 7, 2020

The year is littered with various events that students can partake in. Many of them are ways to spread happiness and joy. The sale of Crush-O-Grams falls into this category. Each year before Valentine’s Day, students are able to participate in this event. Hosted by NHS, the members split into groups a...

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