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The student news site of Atlantic High School

AHSneedle

The student news site of Atlantic High School

AHSneedle

Molly Harris smiles while reading the Atlantic High School student handbook.

Student’s Opinions on AHS Rules

Aubrey Welsh December 6, 2022

Students don’t always agree with school rules. Some find them unfair and controlling. Most students don’t agree with the dress code and many don’t like the brand-new phone rule. A couple of people’s...

1, 2, 3 - Journalism and English teacher, Allison Berryhill counts change. Her class came in second place during Loose Change Wars.

Student Council Spreading Holiday Cheer

Austin Kalny, Staff Writer December 1, 2022

The Student Council is very delighted with the outcome of this year’s Loose Change Day. Student Council President Edria Brummer stated, “This is the first time we’ve adopted a family since 2019 doing...

Jade Harter asks former Geometry teacher Lisa Sonntag for help with the homework on last years curriculum.

New Math Curriculum at AHS

Amelia Peterson November 30, 2022

This year, AHS introduced a new math curriculum called Savvas. This new curriculum was created to improve learning and switch to a more up-to-date program. For some background, Savvas, formerly known as...

During the holiday season, downtown Atlantic is covered in Christmas lights and decorations.

What Does the Town of Atlantic Need?

Jocelyn McEntaffer and Jersey Phippen November 10, 2022

With just above 6,700 people in Atlantic, Iowa, there's so much to offer. But what else could be added to the town?  Jennifer McEntaffer, the Economic Director of Cass county, said what she's working...

Junior Kyra Rinks parking spot features a bee in honor of her middle name, Bea. Students at AHS are buzzing about her painting.

Painted Parking Spots Make Debut at AHS

Kaydee Pedersen November 8, 2022

The newly painted parking spots have definitely made a splash at AHS. During the summer, AHS fuel offered students the opportunity to pay $25 for their own parking spot. AHS Fuel is a pep group that’s...

An AHS sophomore shows her love of Colleen Hoover books.

How the #1 New York Times and International Best-Selling Author is Impacting Students at AHS.

Kylie Templeton November 3, 2022

It Ends With Us, Verity, and Ugly Love are the books that the students of AHS are raving about. Famous author Colleen Hoover has written 22 books and is releasing more to come. The sequel to the well-known...

Molly Harris displays her sketch for the mural she hopes to paint in downtown Atlantic. The project is part of her 100 hours of community work for Girl Scouts.

Student’s Art to Brighten Downtown Atlantic

Emma Winford , Staff Writer October 21, 2022

Molly Harris is a “nice and caring” artist that is going to be painting a mural in downtown Atlantic. She will be painting the mural with inspiration from Girl Scouts. Harris has been involved in Girl...

The books shown in this image have been banned in many places.

Banned Books Awareness

Adelynn Welsh October 19, 2022

“A book worth banning is a book worth reading,” as said by Asimov. Oct. 1 to Oct. 7 is Banned Books week in the United States, which was started back in 1982 in order to challenge the high amounts...

Atlantics NHS chapter hosts at least two blood drives a year, one in the fall and one in the spring. This is a photo from a past event.

A Newly Advised NHS is Back with a Project this Thursday

Dakota Oswalt, Lead Editor October 18, 2022

The National Honor Society at Atlantic High School has been dormant this year, after failing to find a replacement for former advisor Jarrod O’Donnell. Students at AHS received an email saying that there...

Many dusty trophies line the crammed shelves of the library.

A Trophy Tragedy

Alyssa Neal October 18, 2022

Dating as far back as 1940, Atlantic High School has received various awards in many categories. Trophies of all sports and extracurricular activities stay stacked on shelves all over the school. However,...

Senior Jada Jensen waits for her teammates to get open on an inbounds play during a game her freshman year. She was credited with 13 points, eight rebounds, and five steals on the season.

Multi-Sport Athletes at AHS

Claire Pellett, Editor October 11, 2022

In Atlantic High School alone, 32% of students are participating in a fall sport. 83% of those students are multi-sport athletes. Many of those athletes participate in a sport every season. “It’s stressful...

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