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  • April 19Girls' soccer is home on Monday against Collins-Maxwell. Good luck!

  • April 19Good luck to the boys' soccer team in Creston on Monday! JV kicks off at 5 p.m., with varsity to follow.

  • April 19Both track teams will participate in the Co-Ed Ram Invite on Monday. Good luck!

  • April 19The Trojan tennis teams take on Harlan on Monday. Boys are at home, and girls are on the road. Good luck!

  • April 19Boys' golf will be participating in the Monarch Invitational on Monday. Good luck!

  • April 19The girls' golf team will be participating in an invitational on Monday. Good luck!

  • October 15Buy your yearbook!!!

Shazam!: A Review

Shazam!: A Review

Grace Clay, Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under Humor/Satire, Opinion, Reviews, Showcase

As always, readers, a spoiler alert must be put in place for the story below. Shazam! is the latest addition to the DCEU. I'll start off, like normal, with a basic rundown of the plot. Here it is: Shazam is a story about family and finding a place in the world. A 15 year old named Billy (playe...

My Top Ten Songs of the 1980s

My Top Ten Songs of the 1980s

Grace Clay, Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The next installment of My Top Ten Songs is the 1980s. This is the decade in which my mother was born, and the only thing she likes from this era is the movies. She has definitely passed her love for “The Breakfast Club” down to me. And “Pretty in Pink” and “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.” In addi...

My Top Ten Songs of the 1970s

My Top Ten Songs of the 1970s

Grace Clay, Editor

March 21, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The 1970s were a time of great recreational drug use as well as experimentation with music. The ‘70s brought about bands like Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, and Queen. It also brought about solo acts like David Bowie, and Elton John. All of these musicians are massive influences on today’s musicians. Here ar...

The Kree vs The Skrulls — Captain Marvel Review

The Kree vs The Skrulls — Captain Marvel Review

Grace Clay, Editor

March 20, 2019


Filed under Humor/Satire, Opinion, Reviews, Showcase

As always, my dear readers, spoiler alert ahead and if you have not watched this amazing movie yet, leave now or forever hold your peace. Captain Marvel is the next installment of the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe.) The movie starts out with the Kree, an alien race that lives on the planet Hala,...

My Top Ten Songs of the 1960s

My Top Ten Songs of the 1960s

Grace Clay, Editor

February 28, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Reviews, Showcase

Welcome to the next installment of My Top Ten Songs. This time, I’m going to talk about my top ten songs of the 1960s. This is the time period where there were massive protests happening all over the country due to the Vietnam War and young people were saying “make love, not war.” These are som...

My Top Ten Songs of the 1950s

My Top Ten Songs of the 1950s

Grace Clay, Editor

February 7, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The fifties were a very influential decade on modern and classic rock and roll. Without musicians like Elvis and Buddy Holly, we probably wouldn’t have The Beatles. And without The Beatles, we wouldn’t have rock n’ roll as we know it. Here’s what I think the top ten songs of the ‘50s are: ...

Haulin’ Drugs and Haulin’ Stars — REVIEW

Haulin’ Drugs and Haulin’ Stars — REVIEW

Grace Clay, Editor

January 21, 2019


Filed under Humor/Satire, Opinion, Reviews, Showcase

As you already know, there will be spoilers ahead. Probably of both the major and minor variety. Leave now or forever hold your peace. I’ll begin with a basic plot explanation for those of you rebels who haven’t seen the movie. “The Mule” is about an old man named Earl Stone (played by the age...

100 Word Rants: 2018-19

100 Word Rants: 2018-19

January 21, 2019


Filed under 100 Word Rants, Opinion

Everyone has an opinion. Can you express yours in exactly 100 words? Send your rant to [email protected] If we select it for publication, get your shades out!

Letter To The Editor

Letter To The Editor

Randy Watts, Contributor

December 14, 2018


Filed under Activities, Opinion

Good day Atlantic High School! I had the distinct pleasure of watching your carpentry team compete at the ABC of Iowa high school competition on Nov. 30th. As a resident, parent, business owner and alumni, I was VERY PROUD of the way your team competed and behaved throughout the day. The team...

“Fantastic Beasts” is Back — Review

“Fantastic Beasts” is Back — Review

Grace Clay, Editor

November 27, 2018


Filed under Humor/Satire, Opinion, Reviews

You should know this by now, but spoiler alert. If you want to watch the movie without spoilers, leave now or forever hold your peace. Also, this might be really hard to follow if you are not familiar with some of the terminology used in the "Harry Potter" and "Fantastic Beasts" universe. Earlier...

Queen Kills it on the Silver Screen — Review

Queen Kills it on the Silver Screen — Review

Grace Clay, Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Humor/Satire, Opinion, Reviews

This should go without saying, but SPOILER ALERT. If you have not watched the movie yet, leave now or forever hold your peace. “Bohemian Rhapsody” is a Freddie Mercury biopic produced and directed by Bryan Singer. Queen members Brian May and Roger Taylor approved of the script before production. ...

Back at it Again with Michael Myers — Review

Back at it Again with Michael Myers — Review

Grace Clay, Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Humor/Satire, Opinion, Reviews

I’m going to begin by stating the obvious: there are spoilers in this story. I literally explain the whole plot in this review. I would not recommend reading this unless you have seen the movie or you never plan on watching the movie. If you do plan on watching the movie someday, LEAVE NOW or forever h...

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