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NHS Blood Drive Gets Called Off

NHS Blood Drive Gets Called Off

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

NHS Wants Your 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

Spaghetti Supper Funds Upcoming Music Trip

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

Crush-O-Gram Sales Coming to an End

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

No Small Task: Small Engines Class

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

It’s 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

The Beginning of the 2020 Softball 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

Girls Track Knows No Offseason

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

The Start of Second Semester Art

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...

Washing Germs Down the Drain

Washing Germs Down the Drain

Troy Roach, Staff Writer

January 23, 2020

When it comes to the war on germs, it is hand-to-hand combat. Often people can forget the importance of being aware, and washing with care. However, the impacts are major. Kelli Evans, the school nurse at AHS, said hand washing can prevent infection, illnesses, and the spread of germs. Evans said, ...

ACSD Staff Takes On Self-Care Challenge

ACSD Staff Takes On Self-Care Challenge

Ava Bruckner and Harley Oliver

January 23, 2020

Members of the Atlantic Community School District started their optional health challenge on Monday, Jan. 13. The participants who chose to take this on were given a week to prepare. In order to receive points, there is an app where videos were posted to show how to practice good health. For example, one v...

Senior Photo Deadline Quickly Approaching

Senior Photo Deadline Quickly Approaching

Kyra Namanny and Den Tsybulnyak

January 22, 2020

The deadline for senior pictures to be turned in to the yearbook staff is nearing. All photos must be turned in by Saturday, Feb. 1. If a senior student hasn't purchased professional photos, a member of the journalism staff can take their picture. If a photo is not submitted, “We will track them down, and...

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