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  • Good luck to the girls swim team against Lewis Central on Saturday, Oct. 19!
  • The volleyball team is playing in the Winterset Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 19. Good luck!
  • The movie in the Trojan Bowl is Saturday, Oct. 19.
  • The last home football game of the season is Friday, Oct. 18. Good luck!
  • The first quarter ends on Friday, Oct. 18.
  • Good luck to the cross country teams at the conference meet on Thursday, Oct. 17!
  • The 2018-19 Javelin is in!

Cell Phone Usage in the Restroom

Cell Phone Usage in the Restroom

Grant Sturm and Ayden Brown

October 15, 2019

Rules regarding cell phone usage can vary from school to school. Some schools allow phones to be used in between classes, during class when there is no work for the students to do, and also at lunch. However, other schools don’t allow phones to be used at all throughout the day. According to the artic...

Documentary AO Rises in Popularity

Documentary AO Rises in Popularity

Carina Birkel and Drew Engler

October 14, 2019

English teacher Randall Simpson created an opportunity for students to watch documentaries during AO. In room 406, Simpson invites students to study “the art of film.” Every Wednesday, anywhere from ten to 15 students come to watch documentaries. “I like to keep it small so the kids can focus ...

Wrestling and Weights Coach Welcomed at AHS

Wrestling and Weights Coach Welcomed at AHS

Lexie Trotter, Staff Writer

October 13, 2019

Connor Larson is the new weights teacher, eighth grade football coach, and high school wrestling coach for both the girls and boys. Larson went to Webster High School and later attended college at Grand View University.  Larson came to Atlantic when Coach Tim Duff told him he would like to have hi...

Got Play-Doh?

Got Play-Doh?

Camryn Church, Editor

October 11, 2019

Got Play-Doh? Atlantic High School is sending a donation to Blank Children’s hospital in honor of 4-year-old Avril Shahan of Greene County, who was diagnosed with leukemia in 2017. Senior Katie Saluk said, “Ms. Elm saw a video on KETV about Greene County donating Play-Doh and we wanted to support them i...

Area Schools Come Together for College Fair

Area Schools Come Together for College Fair

Taliya James and Dreyah Rutherford

October 7, 2019

The Atlantic High School college fair was hosted on Sep. 25, between 9:00-10:15 a.m. Fifty-eight colleges and universities, vocational schools, and military representatives attended along with 450 students from Atlantic, Griswold, ACGC, and Audubon. The goal for the college fair was to open lines of commu...

ACSD Hosts Annual Picture Day

ACSD Hosts Annual Picture Day

Kenzie Hoffman and Brynna Ray

October 3, 2019

School Picture Day was held Sept. 30 at the Atlantic High School, Atlantic Middle School, Schuler Elementary, and Washington Elementary. School picture day packets were handed out a week prior, but could also be found at all of the school’s offices, or from teachers.   Lifetouch is the company ACSD hires to take ...

Trojan Guard Hits the Road

Trojan Guard Hits the Road

Molly McFadden, Editor

October 3, 2019

The Trojan Guard will be traveling to Clarinda on Saturday, Oct. 5 to perform at the Clarinda Band Jamboree. This annual event hosts schools from across southwest Iowa to perform in a parade. The bands are judged on their performance and receive a score that afternoon. Senior Zachary McKay, a percuss...

“Rudy” on the Big Screen

“Rudy” on the Big Screen

Molly McFadden, Editor

September 27, 2019

AHS and the senior class are having a movie in the Trojan Bowl. On Saturday, Oct. 5 “Rudy” will be shown on the big screen. The gates to the Trojan Bowl will open at 7 p.m. and the movie will begin around 7:30.  The movie will be free-will donation and concessions will be available for purch...

New Hallway at AHS

New Hallway at AHS

Anastasia Muell, Editor

September 24, 2019

“About a year ago, the youth wrestlers came to Mr. Barber and myself to ask if it’d be possible to install a hallway, between the wrestling room and the gym," activities director Andrew Mitchell said. The coaches wanted it to be safer for their students, and the students wanted to be warm in the...

Speech and Debate Compete at Lincoln Railsplitter

Speech and Debate Compete at Lincoln Railsplitter

Ashley Wendt, Lead Editor

December 18, 2018

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

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

¡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...

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