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NEWS BRIEF — Seniors Prepare to Celebrate 2018 Football Banquet

NEWS BRIEF — Seniors Prepare to Celebrate 2018 Football Banquet

Colin Mullenix

October 23, 2018


Filed under Football, Football, News Briefs, School News

The 2018 Football banquet will be held this Sunday, Oct. 28. in the Atlantic High School commons. The seniors, juniors and sophomores have to bring a side dish and table service. The freshmen are to bring a dessert and table service as well. There will be meat provided by Hy-Vee and drinks will be provide...

NEWS BRIEF — Emotions Run High at Senior’s Last Game

NEWS BRIEF — Emotions Run High at Senior’s Last Game

Payton Fewson

October 23, 2018


Filed under Football, News Briefs, School News, Sports Showcase

Going into the last game of the football season, emotions were running high for the seniors on Friday, Oct. 19. They knew that it was highly unlikely they would play another high school football game due to there 3-5 record. Senior Kenny Jimerson said, “This game was really important to us. Last gam...

Writing Club Inspires Students to Explore Their Literary Abilities

Writing Club Inspires Students to Explore Their Literary Abilities

Shayla Luke

October 23, 2018


Filed under Club News, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

With an aspiration to improve upon writing skills and development, students can engage in their desires of knowledge with a new addition to Atlantic High School. Writing Club, an extracurricular activity held by advisors Allison Berryhill and Randall Simpson, is a half-hour experience for students to expa...

NEWS BRIEF — Trojan Swimmers Step up to the Blocks for Regional Competition

NEWS BRIEF — Trojan Swimmers Step up to the Blocks for Regional Competition

Bryer Rose

October 23, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, Sports, Swimming

Swim into Regionals with a splash! AHS girls' swimming has their Regional meet coming up on Saturday. The 11 girls will compete in Johnston at noon. The girls have been practicing since August and this will be the last meet until State. The Regional meet plays an important role in qualifying for...

NEWS BRIEF — New Para-Educator Brings a New Point of View

NEWS BRIEF — New Para-Educator Brings a New Point of View

Kolby Parrott

October 23, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, School News

Open the books and get cracking. Laurie Parrott is the new para-educator in the media center, and she is making changes. Parrott switched up the couches and she decorated the windows so the kids would know what is happening at school and whether it is an A or B day. Parrott wanted to make sure the library was ...

NEWS BRIEF — Football Team Celebrates Last Team Night

NEWS BRIEF — Football Team Celebrates Last Team Night

Beau Dickerson

October 23, 2018


Filed under Football, News Briefs, Sports

The Football team had their last team night on Thursday. They went to the Super Bowl to go bowling and eat pizza. The time spent together is great for team bonding. Middle linebacker Bodie Johnson said team night was enjoyable as it was the last time the team would get to spend time together befo...

NEWS BRIEF — Trojans Prepare for State Cross Country

NEWS BRIEF — Trojans Prepare for State Cross Country

Kennedy Goergen

October 22, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, News Briefs, Sports

Thursday, Oct. 18, both the boys and girls cross country teams made it to State. The girls' team last made it to State in 2010, boys in 2007, and the last time both girls and boys cross country teams made it to State together was in 2002. State cross country will take place on Saturday, Oct. 27, in For...

NEWS BRIEF — AHS Investigates True Crime

NEWS BRIEF — AHS Investigates True Crime

Mia Trotter

October 22, 2018


Filed under Club News, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

Have you ever wanted to stick your your fingers into the mind of serial killer? In room 303 English teacher Emma Bireline holds a class during the A-O period every Friday dedicated to true crime. “This is a student-led group,” Bireline said. Learning about what other students know about true crim...

NEWS BRIEF — Student Council Brightens the Parking Lot

NEWS BRIEF — Student Council Brightens the Parking Lot

Makynzie Steffens

October 22, 2018


Filed under Activities, News Briefs, School News

Get in line AHS! Trojan parking is now available for all students, but this time it’s customizable. On Monday, Oct.15, all seniors were able to purchase their spots; the next day juniors bought theirs. On Wednesday sophomores had a chance to sign up, and lastly, the freshmen could choose theirs. ...

NEWS BRIEF — It’s Almost Time for “Almost, Maine”

NEWS BRIEF — It’s Almost Time for “Almost, Maine”

Molly McFadden

October 22, 2018


Filed under Fine Arts, News Briefs, School News, Speech and Theater

The posters are up! "Almost, Maine" will be performed on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2 and 3, at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday, Nov. 4 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 for adults and $4 for students. Activity passes will not be accepted. The play takes place in the town of Almost, Maine, and each scene is set at ...

NEWS BRIEF — Students are Fond of Fondant

NEWS BRIEF — Students are Fond of Fondant

Grace Barkley and Ariel Clark

October 19, 2018


Filed under Academics, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

The Baking and Pastry class got into the Halloween spirit by having a cake competition on Friday, Oct 12.  The class was divided into three groups and each group made a different cake. The winning group of Bailey Riesgaard and MaCade Stillian designed a cake to look like a spider and dripping bloo...

NEWS BRIEF — Trojans Rumble One Last Time

NEWS BRIEF — Trojans Rumble One Last Time

Dani Mathisen

October 19, 2018


Filed under Football, News Briefs, School News

Get ready for one last touchdown, AHS! This Friday, Oct. 19, the Atlantic Trojan football team will have their final game of the season at home against the Red Oak Tigers. The game will be held at the Trojans’ own turf in the Trojan Bowl. The theme of the 7 p.m.  game is Pink Out to raise awareness fo...

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