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  • April 19Girls' soccer is home on Monday against Collins-Maxwell. Good luck!

  • April 19Good luck to the boys' soccer team in Creston on Monday! JV kicks off at 5 p.m., with varsity to follow.

  • April 19Both track teams will participate in the Co-Ed Ram Invite on Monday. Good luck!

  • April 19The Trojan tennis teams take on Harlan on Monday. Boys are at home, and girls are on the road. Good luck!

  • April 19Boys' golf will be participating in the Monarch Invitational on Monday. Good luck!

  • April 19The girls' golf team will be participating in an invitational on Monday. Good luck!

  • October 15Buy your yearbook!!!

Speech and Debate Compete at Lincoln Railsplitter

Speech and Debate Compete at Lincoln Railsplitter

Ashley Wendt, Lead Editor

December 18, 2018


Filed under Club News, Fine Arts, News Briefs, Showcase, Speech and Theater

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...

Tree Decorating Competition Located in Media Center

Tree Decorating Competition Located in Media Center

Ariel Clark

December 7, 2018


Filed under Features, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

It a cold winter’s day, and all through the school, Not a person was talking, not even the fool. The trees were given and decorated with care, And smiling faces of various teams were made clear. The season of giving is among us, and with it comes the annual Christmas tree competition. Like l...

Students Familiarize Themselves with Latin Music

Students Familiarize Themselves with Latin Music

Ariel Clark

November 29, 2018


Filed under Features, News Briefs, School News

¡Hola! ¿Quieres bailar? (Hello! Do you want to dance?) "Bailes viernes" translates to "Dance Friday." Spanish teacher Trisha Niceswanger hosts this event during her AO period every Friday. Niceswanger said, “It’s a no judgment zone.” While the majority of her attendees are freshmen, she admi...

AHS Choir to Present Madrigal Dinner

AHS Choir to Present Madrigal Dinner

Gillian Askeland

November 26, 2018


Filed under Activities, News Briefs, School News

Mark your calendars, AHS! The Atlantic Choir Department will be presenting a Madrigal Dinner which will feature singing, dancing, and acting. The Madrigal Dinner is a choir tradition, as it has been going for nearly eight years. This event is set in the Renaissance time period, as it features royalty,...

NEWS BRIEF – Winter Sports by the Numbers

NEWS BRIEF – Winter Sports by the Numbers

Connor Church

November 26, 2018


Filed under Activities, Boys' Basketball, Girls' Basketball, News Briefs, School News, Sports, Swimming, Wrestling

Winter sports are in full swing at AHS, with the beginning of five seasons: boys' basketball, girls' basketball, boys' swimming, archery and wrestling. The boys' basketball team is looking to start a new chapter this season as head coach Jeff Ebling takes over for former coach Alan Jenkins. The boys finished with a 14-9 r...

Girls’ Basketball to Host Hall of Pride Scrimmage

Girls’ Basketball to Host Hall of Pride Scrimmage

Kennedy Goergen and Braden Smith

November 26, 2018


Filed under Girls' Basketball, News Briefs, Showcase, Sports

The girls' basketball team is preparing to host a Hall of Pride Scrimmage against ACGC on Nov. 27 in the AHS gym. There will be two games: JV at 5:30 p.m., followed by varsity at 7 p.m. It will run as if it were a regular game and everyone is welcome to support. Head coach Dan Vargason said this will be a ...

Dance Team Prepares for First Performance

Dance Team Prepares for First Performance

Dani Mathisen and Mia Trotter

November 23, 2018


Filed under Activities, Club News, News Briefs, Showcase

The AHS Dance Team is back and better than ever. After taking the fall season off, the team has put together a holiday special routine that will be performed at half-time on Dec. 17 during the varsity boys’ basketball game against Kuemper Catholic. This season’s dance team is made up of junior Madison Fell, so...

AHS Journalism Claims Another Award

AHS Journalism Claims Another Award

Hana Holtz, Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under Academics, News Briefs, School News

After taking home the title of All-Iowa News Team of the Year for class A, AHS journalism snagged yet another award for their hard work. This time the focus was on the 2017-18 Javelin. The Iowa High School Press Association, or IHSPA, judged the Javelin on unifying concepts (photography and design...

Trojan Wrestling Starts Practice

Trojan Wrestling Starts Practice

Bodie Johnson

November 16, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, Showcase, Sports, Wrestling

Wrestling began on Monday, Nov. 12. The team looks to have another successful season, with the usual goal of having team members earn a spot in the State tournament. The Trojans will be returning several wrestlers and seven from the varsity lineup. Senior Chase McLaren, who placed 7th at last year...

NEWS BRIEF — SWIHMB Sweeps Atlantic

NEWS BRIEF — SWIHMB Sweeps Atlantic

Grace Clay, Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Band, Fine Arts, News Briefs, Showcase

SWIHMB stands for Southwest Iowa Honor Marching Band. It’s an honor band that you have to audition for and it only occurs every other year. It is also only for students in southwest Iowa. Altogether, there are almost 200 students on the trip and 13 students are from Atlantic. Attending SWIHMB ...

NEWS BRIEF — Deadline For Senior Photos is Nearing

NEWS BRIEF — Deadline For Senior Photos is Nearing

Tristin Jessen

November 15, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, School News

It is now time for the seniors to take their senior photos. The pictures are due February 1st, 2019. The photos must be vertical, waist up, face forward, or slight profile. This photo is to be seniors only, so props, other people, and pets are not allowed in the photo. Eyes need to be open, with no m...

Students Prepare for All-State Performance

Students Prepare for All-State Performance

Molly McFadden

November 9, 2018


Filed under Activities, Band, Choir, Fine Arts, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

After spending hours each day learning and practicing their music, four students from Atlantic are ready to perform at the 2018 All-State Music Festival. Genevieve Martinez, Sarah Schorle and Avery Andersen will be performing in the All-State Choir. Alexander Somers will play the tuba in the All-State ...

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