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AHS Students Face the Problem of Fender Benders

AHS Students Face the Problem of Fender Benders

Tayler Burg and Anna Lowary

November 17, 2017


Filed under Features, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

Imagine pulling into a parking spot in the AHS parking lot as you hear the dreaded sound of two pieces of metal striking one another. You gently push the door open, hoping and praying the damage wasn’t as bad as it sounded. A dent is visible on the car next to you, and you panic and in fear you w...

AHS Speech and Debate Team Starts Competitions

AHS Speech and Debate Team Starts Competitions

October 20, 2017


Filed under Activities, News Briefs, Showcase, Speech and Theater, Uncategorized

Atlantic's Speech and Debate team has participated in two events so far this season. They have travelled to Simpson College and to Des Moines North High School for the Polar Bear Open. At Simpson, the team's highest place came from Camila Colton with a third place finish in dramatic interpretation....

AHS Elects Class Officers

AHS Elects Class Officers

Alexis Handel

October 18, 2017


Filed under News Briefs, School News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Junior and Senior Class Officers were elected last week. Officers nominated themselves in their seminars to run for their respective positions. Junior officers include President Hannah Alff, Vice President Halsey Bailey, Secretary Sadie Welter, and Treasurer Ashley Wendt. Their responsibilities include...

New Lunch Option Comes to AHS

New Lunch Option Comes to AHS

Emily Schreiner

September 22, 2017


Filed under Features, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

Atlantic High School has introduced new changes in the lunchroom, including the Trojan Bowls. Trojan Bowls are a new lunch option for grades K-12.   Food service director DeeAnn Schreiner said she saw a lot of students bringing “Lunchables” or lunches from home so she decided to challenge hers...

Making New Friends

September 21, 2017


Filed under Features, News Briefs

A new school year here at AHS, which means there are new students and new things to experience. This year, Atlantic welcomed three new exchange students that will bring a new understanding about the world around us.   Akhut Suleimenov is from Astana, Kazakhstan which is located in central Asia.  He arri...

U.S. Strikes Syria

U.S. Strikes Syria

John McConkey

April 7, 2017


Filed under News Briefs, Showcase, World and National News, World/National News

On Thursday, April 6, the U.S. president Donald Trump ordered a military strike on the Syrian regime.  This was in response to an attack by Syria on the rebel held town of Khan Sheikhun, that ended up killing 80 people.  People were shocked to see images of the aftermath of Syria’s attack that left c...

Boys’ Soccer Preview

Mariah Cook

March 17, 2017


Filed under Activities, News Briefs, Showcase, Sports, The Gallery

As the soccer boys kick off their season this week, they have high expectations following last year’s record of 10-7. That was the first time in the sport’s ten-year AHS history that the boys have had a positive record. Head Coach Justin Williams said his goal this year is to be able to hang a co...

Oh Dear, John Deere!

Oh Dear, John Deere!

March 17, 2017


Filed under Activities, Club News, News Briefs, School News, Showcase, The Gallery

Ten full-sized tractors and four pedal tractors paraded to the high school from Wal-Mart at 7:30 a.m. on Friday, March 10. The annual National FFA Week event of driving tractors to school was originally scheduled for Feb. 24. However, the event was postponed when school was cancelled for inclement weathe...

Wrestlers Receive Awards at 2016-17 Banquet

Wrestlers Receive Awards at 2016-17 Banquet

Emily Schreiner, Editor

March 17, 2017


Filed under Activities, News Briefs, Showcase, Sports Showcase, The Gallery, Wrestling

During the 2016-17 wrestling season, the Atlantic-Cam boys have shown many different characteristics to display the achievements they have accomplished. The awards received were the Hustle Award to Chase McLaren; Most Improved to Connor Pellett; the JV Competitor Award to Kenny Jimerson; Outstand...

Trumping AHS

Trumping AHS

Logan Templeton

March 10, 2017


Filed under News Briefs, Showcase, World and National News

Anybody who knows me can positively say I don’t know my facts when it comes to politics and presidents. It just so happens that I don’t know which president or policy does/did what. For example, I said that JFK was the one in the wheelchair when in reality it was Ronald Reagan who in reality was New Y...

HEADPHONES FOR SALE

HEADPHONES FOR SALE

Brooke Newell and Kerra Christensen

February 23, 2017


Filed under News Briefs, School News, Showcase

Students of Atlantic High School! Have no fear--the headphones are here! Librarian Ginger Bechtold is selling “off brand” headphones to students in the library.  They are $2 and there is a wide variety of colors including red, blue, black and pink. Bechtold said the reason she decided to make...

Band Goes Buena

Band Goes Buena

Sarah Schorle

January 19, 2017


Filed under Band, Features, Fine Arts, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

Four students were selected for the upcoming Buena Vista honor band in February. Senior Nadia Somers and Juniors Miranda Chipman, Riley Seufert, and Charity Williams will travel to Storm Lake, Iowa, for the band which is held on February 25.

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