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The student news site of Atlantic High School

AHSneedle

The student news site of Atlantic High School

AHSneedle

MASK UP - Isaac Henson wears his mask to stay safe during the pandemic. He chose to back squat part of the class. After lifting, students clean down all of the used equipment.

From Masks to Vaccines

Mollie Gill, Staff Writer May 19, 2022

The United States COVID statistics hit a grim milestone last week: one million deaths due to the virus. The pandemic has had a big impact on everyone. COVID-19 began on Dec. 12, 2019, in Wuhan, Hubei...

Paisley for show!

Elizabeth Herrick’s Rats

Rats! One of the most misunderstood animals in the animal kingdom. Many people fear rats and think they are filthy animals when they hear the name, but Atlantic High School art teacher Elizabeth Herrick...

Gen Z vocabulary update.

Talking Slang

Katreen Buliche, Staff Writer April 12, 2022

Cap, Bet, Pick Me, Drip, Skrrt, and more are different words that Generation Z uses as slang, making it harder to keep track of the new frequent and trendy words. Popular social media apps, Tiktok, Snapchat,...

Freshmen J. Molina and Juniors Charlotte Saluk and Reese DeArment pose beside the All-State acceptance list. The list was posted on Monday, March 14. High school students across the state were looking forward to the posting.

Three AHS Students Accepted into All-State Individual Speech

Eleanor McCalla March 17, 2022

On Monday, March 14, individual speech participants gathered in speech coach Ms. Niceswanger’s room after school to read ballots from Saturday’s state speech competition and wait for the reveal of...

Drivers are experiencing sticker shock at the gas pump.

Gas Prices Hit New Highs

Alex Sonntag, Staff Writer March 16, 2022

Our society functions smoothly with efficient transportation and rapid commutes. In the past month, commuting has become increasingly more expensive. Gas prices have risen every day for the past few weeks...

Update on Ukraine

Update on Ukraine

Abbi Richter, Staff Writer March 15, 2022

According to CNN, on Tuesday, March 15, “President Biden has sought to punish and isolate President Vladimir Putin and mitigate the slaughter of civilians by providing defense weapons to the Kyiv Government....

A firetruck arrived at AHS Tuesday morning in response to an alarm. There was no actual fire.

Fire Alarm Deemed Accidental

Kenzie Hoffman and Laney Brosam March 8, 2022

A fire alarm triggered the school-wide exodus of Atlantic High School Tuesday during first-period classes.  Principal Heather McKay said, “Equipment was being moved in the band room and the [fire alarm]...

Middle School Renovation Progresses

Middle School Renovation Progresses

Elizabeth Anderson and Katie Birge March 7, 2022

July 27th, 2021 the Atlantic Middle School caught on fire, and students couldn’t return for the 2021-22 school year. Since then, the middle school has been under renovation. According to superintendent...

AHS Celebrates Read Across America Day

AHS Celebrates Read Across America Day

Dakota Oswalt March 1, 2022

Read Across America Day, also known as READ, is a celebration that encourages students to fall in love with reading. It is held on March 2, which is the birthday of famous American author Dr. Suess, though...

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.

Exploring the World of Diversity in School Lunch

Dante Hedrington February 25, 2022

School lunch is something many students dread. The repeating food menu of greasy, seemingly unappealing food is starting to become a concern for parents. Many of the school’s lunch menus are considered...

Premiere Show Choir preforms their song, Burning Fire Burning. The choir learned the choreography in August at a camp with Grant Luther.

Raise Your Voice

Elizabeth Anderson, Editor February 2, 2022

Singing loud, putting on a smile, and dancing their heart outs, Diversity and Premiere show choirs performed at IHSMA State Show Choir Contest on Monday, Jan. 31. Following their competition in Dallas...

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