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  • February 13Good luck to those participating in the IHSSA All-State Large Group Events this weekend!

  • February 13Good luck to the wrestlers participating at the State tournament this week!

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Choir Hosts Annual Chili Cook-Off

Choir Hosts Annual Chili Cook-Off

Dazia Sorensen

November 9, 2018


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

Are you hungry for a spicy dish that will chase away the oncoming cold? Look no further than the Atlantic High School Choir Chili Cook-Off, hosted in the commons of AHS on Nov. 10, 2018, from 5 - 7:30 pm. The cook-off will feature nine contestants, as well as a bake sale and karaoke. Tickets cost $...

NEWS BRIEF — Closing the Door to Cancer

NEWS BRIEF — Closing the Door to Cancer

Lauren Nicholas, Caroline Pellett

November 6, 2018


Filed under News Briefs

Human Papillomavirus, also known as HPV, is a virus that causes cervical, vaginal, penile, throat and other cancers that may cause infertility. Around 14 million people are infected with the HPV virus each year, including both teenagers and adults. Fortunately, there is a vaccine that can prevent thes...

NEWS BRIEF — Seniors to Vote in 2018 Election

NEWS BRIEF — Seniors to Vote in 2018 Election

Kylie Neal

November 5, 2018


Filed under News Briefs

This year’s election is right around the corner. It will be held on November 6, 2018, which means that some students at AHS will have the opportunity to vote. Typically, only seniors are able to vote as they are the only ones of legal age; however, not all 18-year-olds choose to do so. You must regis...

NEWS BRIEF — Mr. Weber Travels to Hungary to Watch Friend Wrestle

NEWS BRIEF — Mr. Weber Travels to Hungary to Watch Friend Wrestle

Connor Church

November 2, 2018


Filed under News Briefs

P.E./Weights teacher Tucker Weber traveled to the country of Hungary to watch his high school friend, Joe Colon wrestle in a wrestling tournament."Joe and I went to high school together. We wrestled each other, and we became best friends," Weber said. Colon and Weber went to Clear Lake High School together....

NEWS BRIEF — Conference Yields Award for AHS Journalism

NEWS BRIEF — Conference Yields Award for AHS Journalism

Hana Holtz, Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under Academics, News Briefs, School News

A new banner is flying at AHS. The AHS Needle journalism students brought home the 2018 All-Iowa News Team of the Year banner on Thursday, Oct. 25. The award was presented at Iowa’s annual student journalism conference at the University of Iowa. The Iowa High School Press Association awards the banner to the ...

NEWS BRIEF — YMCA Field Trip for Health Classes

NEWS BRIEF — YMCA Field Trip for Health Classes

Braden Smith

October 30, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, School News

P.E. teacher Cole Renken and his health classes went to the local YMCA on Oct. 18. While they were there, students participated in a heart rate lab by using the treadmills at different speeds for different amounts of time. The goal was to see how the different levels of exercise affected the user's he...

Kuemper Catholic Pushes Past Trojans and Other Area Teams

Kuemper Catholic Pushes Past Trojans and Other Area Teams

Maycie Waters

October 30, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, Sports, Volleyball

Bump, Set, Spike! On October 17, the Atlantic volleyball team played the first round of Regionals at Kuemper Catholic. In the first set, the girls lost 25-2 as they didn’t fight the tough Knights on the play-by-play. The set concluded in less than five minutes. Starting libero Mia Trotter said ...

NEWS BRIEF — Hawkeye Ten Teams Head into Volleyball Regional Finals

NEWS BRIEF — Hawkeye Ten Teams Head into Volleyball Regional Finals

Lauren Nicholas

October 28, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, Sports, Volleyball

Several Hawkeye Ten teams are still in the regional final lineup while others have already finished up their seasons. Last Wednesday, class 3A Hawkeye Ten teams Atlantic, Clarinda and Creston ended their seasons with losses. Shenandoah, ranked 15th in Class 3A, defeated Clarinda while Red Oak, ranked ...

NEWS BRIEF — Many Contribute to Make Wrestling Walkway a Reality

NEWS BRIEF — Many Contribute to Make Wrestling Walkway a Reality

Caroline Pellett

October 28, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, School News

According to assistant wrestling coach Tucker Weber, head coach Tim Duff has always wanted to build a walkway to the multipurpose room. Many families and fans within the Trojan wrestling community have also pushed for this project and will be contributing to the cost of the project.   Concrete is ...

NEWS BRIEF – Classic Book Club Makes Its Debut

NEWS BRIEF – Classic Book Club Makes Its Debut

Dazia Sorensen

October 24, 2018


Filed under Club News, News Briefs, School News

Looking for a way to pass the time? Look no further than the Classic Book Club, where students can enjoy classic literature with their friends and learn all about the books they don’t visit in class. Classic Book Club was first the thought of two freshmen, Katy Rothfusz and Brynna Kern.  Bireline sai...

Students’ Art Brightens the Hallways

Students’ Art Brightens the Hallways

Da'Jai Wesson

October 24, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, School News

Walking through the halls of AHS, you might notice the art displayed around a corner or two. The AP art students have several of their pieces up on the walls in the hall by the art room. Art teacher, Pat Wiederen said that the AP students have been putting their art out in the halls since the first ye...

NEWS BRIEF — Cross Country Qualifies for State

NEWS BRIEF — Cross Country Qualifies for State

Madison Botos

October 24, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, News Briefs, Sports

The cross country teams ran at Glenwood on Oct. 18 to qualify for State, with seven runners on both the boys’ and girls’ teams. Ten teams participated in each 3A district. In order to make it to State, schools must be one of the top three teams in the district. Individuals can qualify by finishing in t...

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