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“V for Vendetta” — Review

Grace Clay, Editor

June 8, 2020

The all star packed film "V for Vendetta" was released in 2005. A spoiler alert is in order if you haven't watched it yet.  This movie is the story of an anarchist, that goes by the name "V," fighting a fascist regime in England that started as a Civil War in the United States. (Kind of unrelated, ...

“Mr. Right”— Review

The 2015 film starring Anna Kendrick and Sam Rockwell can be found on Netflix.

Grace Clay, Editor

May 29, 2020

“Mr. Right” is a 2015 movie about a hitman who falls in love. It is crazy, as one can imagine a movie about a hitman is. Spoiler alert for anyone who has not watched the movie yet.  The movie starts out with a quirky girl named Martha (played by the forever young Anna Kendrick) who finds out...

“The Willoughbys” — Review

The Willoughbys siblings go on many adventures throughout the new Netflix Original.

Grace Clay, Editor

May 27, 2020

One of the few movies that came out during this pandemic is an animated Netflix Original called “The Willoughbys.” The Willoughbys have yarn for hair and everyone in the family, including the women, grow fantastic mustaches. A spoiler alert is in order from here on out.  It is the story of fo...

“Infinitely Ordinary” — Review

The Wrecks are an indie rock band from Los Angeles, CA.

Grace Clay, Editor

May 25, 2020

During quarantine, the Wrecks finally released the album they have been promising fans for some time now. On Friday, May 1, they released their debut album called “Infinitely Ordinary.” The songs on the album include “Freaking Out,” “Feels So Nice,” “Out Of Style,” “F*** Somebody,...

“Animal Crossing: New Horizons” — Review

Animal Crossing: New Horizon for Nintendo Switch is catching people's attention while they are home. Many students have found themselves trying out the new game.

Drew Engler, Staff Writer

May 21, 2020

Yeah sure, this pandemic cancelled our summer plans and vacations, but what if I told you there is a way to digitally escape to a relaxing getaway on a tropical island with a bunch of friendly locals? Look no further than "Animal Crossing: New Horizons." "New Horizons" has been available on the Ninte...

The Quest for the Best Appetizer — OPINION

A clean plate and an opened ketchup packet was all that was left after we visited our first location in the appetizer journey.

Hana Holtz and Grace Clay

May 18, 2020

Appetizers are everything. They can influence a meal either positively or negatively. Some restaurants are known around the area for their onion rings, others for their fried pickles. It's time to settle the debate--or maybe reignite it--on which hole-in-the-wall in the area offers the best cheese...

What’s Baking?

Baking cakes, pies, and other goods has become a popular quarantine activity for many.

Camryn Church, Editor

May 12, 2020

Many people -myself included, have started baking since school let out. Some even sell their baked goods to others. I have been making pies for over a month. My first pie was a lemon meringue, which by the way, is very difficult to make. The lemon curd and crust were easy enough, but when it came t...

Movies and Shows For Your Quarantine Delight

During quarantine, many people are binge watching shows and movies to fill free time.

Grace Clay, Editor

May 8, 2020

We may be in quarantine and school may not go back in session, but do you know what will not leave you bored out of your mind during this mind-numbingly crazy historical moment? Movies and television. In no particular order, here are some of my favorites I have binged over the past few weeks.  (...

“Weird Science” — Review

Weird Science was released Aug., 2 1985 starring Anthony Michael Hall and Ilan Mitchell Smith.

Grace Clay, Editor

May 6, 2020

I have watched a lot of movies and tv shows over the past few weeks but I think it’s safe to say none of them have been as nuts as the 1985 classic “Weird Science.” This movie is just all around crazy. So without further ado, here are my thoughts on “Weird Science.” As always, a spoiler alert is i...

An Update From the Editor

Lead Editor Hana Holtz shares the game plan for the next four weeks of publication.

Hana Holtz, Editor

April 23, 2020

On Friday, April 17, Governor Kim Reynolds announced that all Iowa schools were to not reopen for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year. Atlantic High School began its break due to COVID-19 on Monday, March 16. Two weeks later, optional learning began for students in the district.  Due to the u...

“Onward” — Review

Grace Clay, Editor

April 15, 2020

One of the last movies in the Atlas Atlantic Cinema before it closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic was “Onward.” This animated movie is Disney’s newest feature and I wouldn’t be surprised if it becomes a classic animated film for the next generation. As always, spoiler alerts are in place.  ...

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