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  • There will be a 2 hour early dismissal Wednesday, Nov. 25.
  • Game Club has started! See the posters around AHS for more information.
  • Talk to Mr. Baggett if you are interested in joining debate!
  • Order your yearbook!

Introduction to Press Conferencing at AHS

School Board member Laura McLean reads a petition signed by AHS teachers at the last board meeting. McLean was asked questions by Intro to Journalism students during their press conference.
Intro to Journalism students are learning about the different ways journalism is conducted.
October 27, 2020

School Board member Laura McLean visited the 4th period Intro to Journalism class on Thursday, Oct. 22. The event was hosted in order to teach students more about how a press conference is run. Taking...

Costa Rica Trip Planned for 2021

Students worked hard to earn money during the 2020 Taco Night. Taco Night is the organization's way to help fund the trip, while serving good food and hosting a silent auction.
The trip, originally planned for 2020, is now planned for the summer of 2021 due to COVID-19.
October 16, 2020

 Every two years Atlantic High School takes a group of students in Spanish 3 and 4 on a trip to Costa Rica. The trip, originally planned for 2020, is now planned for the summer of 2021 due to COVID-19....

How to Take the ACT

These booklets are available in the guidance center. They can help you with your college outlook and help you get a better understanding of the ACT.
Information and tips on how to succeed on the ACT.
October 12, 2020

As students approach graduation, many questions fill their brains. Where should I go to college? How do I get into college? How does the ACT even work? Here is the answer to one of those questions. First,...

Dancing During a Pandemic

Many dancers mask up to take on this year’s unique tasks.
Both dance studios in Atlantic have opened for the year.
October 6, 2020

Dance studios in Atlantic have been preparing for reopening during a pandemic these past few weeks. Both studios have new rules and regulations to work around COVID-19, so that they can remain open. Freshman...

Quarantine Pets

Aubrey Guyer's pup Oakley brings her joy during COVID.
The adoption of pets increased by 122% between March 15 and April 15.
October 2, 2020

In March and April many people got used to being stuck at home all day and some decided to make the best of this situation by getting a new pet. With citizen’s social calendar being clearer than ever,...

Free Lunches for Students

Signs hang on the door while students stand in line to get lunch. All students will receive free lunch until Dec. 31 or funds run out.
Students at ACSD will receive free lunch until Dec. 31 or until funds are gone.
September 30, 2020

On Sept. 21 the Atlantic Community School District started offering free lunches for every student. The school started this because the USDA extended the summer food service program which allows students...

Redevelopment of the Band and Choir Trip

Band Director Jarrod O’Donnell has a picture of the last band and choir trip hanging in his classroom. In June of 2016, the students went to New York City, New York.
The band and choir trip to Disney World has been rescheduled to next spring.
September 28, 2020

On March 12, Disney World announced that it would be closing due to an outbreak of coronavirus, and the music trip to Florida was consequently canceled. Sophomore Nina Welter was at dress rehearsal for...

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.
The football game planed to be held in the newly renovated Trojan Bowl has been moved to Glenwood.
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...

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.
The Trojan Guard is set to perform their first set on Sept. 18.
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...

“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.
The cast for this years fall musical "Addams Family" was announced on Sept. 10.
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...

Registering to Vote

The 2020 presidential election is on Tuesday, Nov. 3 this year. Citizens planning to vote must be registered.
Citizens of eligible voting age are encouraged to register to vote for the upcoming presidential election.
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...

White House Rose Garden Remodel Faces Backlash

The garden was originally filled with tulips which have been replaced with bushes, and pale flowers.
First Lady Melania Trump faces backlash after remodeling the famous rose garden designed by former First Lady Jackie Kennedy.
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...

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