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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...

No Small Task: Small Engines Class

Dexter Dodson, the instructor of the Small Engines course, helps senior Dylan Thomas with his work. This is Dodson's first year at AHS.

Becca Folds and Eleanor Greving

January 29, 2020

Atlantic High School has a new course that students can take, focusing on the mechanics of engines. The class is taught by Dexter Dodson. This is a class for anyone willing to get their hands dirty and learn new skills. In the course, students learn how to completely tear apart a small engine and put it...

It’s Game Night

Junior Maddie Botos tosses a bean bag in a game of cornhole. All sorts of activities can be found at Game Night.

Ariel Clark, Editor

January 27, 2020

Game Night, an event hosted by AHS Fuel, was held on Saturday, Jan. 25 in the gym and commons. Students played kickball, spikeball, and basketball. They also tested their talents on the Wii and at card and board games.  AHS Fuel started this tradition as a way for students to have a fun and free ev...

The Beginning of the 2020 Softball Season

Freshman Ava Rush waits for her pitch. Rush was a courtesy runner during the 2019 season.

Malena Woodward and Trista Flathers

January 24, 2020

AHS softball players are getting ready for another season. Coach Terry Hinzmann is preparing the girls with the hope of another winning campaign. Hinzmann is also hoping the team has another chance to make it to State. During the winter months, most of the girls are going to pitching and catching practi...

Girls Track Knows No Offseason

Junior Haley Rasmussen gets ready for her race last spring. Rasmussen has been involved with track since her freshman year.

Addie DeArment and Reagan Leonard

January 24, 2020

The girls track team has been hard at work this winter during their Winter Warrior workouts.  The team meets after school four times a week for 45 minutes.   Head Coach Matt Mullinex said, “Our training this winter is entirely sprint-based. We are trying to improve our sprint foundation for o...

The Start of Second Semester Art

Art teacher Susan Wedemeyer helps freshman Coda Mahan with an art project during her AO period. This is Wedemeyer's first year teaching at AHS.

Troy Roach and Carina Birkel

January 23, 2020

Art classes plant the seeds for a creative outlet. They lead to a multitude of different styles and pieces of art. This is reflected in the course offerings at the high school, where mediums range from drawing to painting. Junior Cameryn Pitzer is in Ceramics II, which she sees as an "outlet for cre...

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