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  • There will be a 2 hour early dismissal Wednesday, Nov. 25.
  • Game Club has started! See the posters around AHS for more information.
  • Talk to Mr. Baggett if you are interested in joining debate!
  • Order your yearbook!

AHS Quiz Whiz

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Some quizzes to brighten your short week.
November 23, 2020

Journalism Production students took a stab at creating online personality quizzes last week. Check out their work and learn something about yourself through the tests. What AHS Coach Are You? by Tanner...

Sitting in Classrooms — OPINION

Students finish up a quiz in Trisha Niceswanger’s second-period Spanish 1 class. The desks in Niceswanger’s classroom are standard for most of the school and require students to look down at what they’re doing. This can contribute to neck pain.
Sitting for hours each day is, unfortunately, the norm for students.
November 19, 2020

Seven hours a day, five days a week, 36 weeks a year. Most students spend more of their waking hours at school than anywhere else. Every weekday, students go from sitting in one class to sitting in another...

Doing More Than Athletics — OPINION

Senior Colten Tasto sings with the Chamber Choir at the Fall Debut Concert. Tasto participates in many activities at AHS including football, musical, basketball, and show choir.
All athletes should be involved in extracurriculars outside of their primary sport.
November 19, 2020

Former Head Coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes’ football team, Urban Meyer’s recruiting process is simple; “Recruit athletes, not football players.” Studies have shown that students who are actively...

Physical Health Improving Mental Health — OPINION

According to the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health, exercise improves mental health by reducing anxiety, depression, and negative mood.
While exercise can be beneficial to your physical health, it can improve your mental health as well.
November 16, 2020

After a long tiring day at school, some kids turn to laying on the couch watching television all night, but what my body implores is exercise. I absolutely love to run, so I find this source of exercise...

The Need for More Language Classes — OPINION

In one of the spanish classrooms, there are flags from different spanish-speaking countries. Spanish is the only foreign language class taught at AHS.
Offering more language classes in high school can contribute to an increase of bilingual and multilingual speakers.
November 16, 2020

I have always wanted to learn french, but the Atlantic High School only offers one foreign language class. This has got me thinking, why? Why don’t some schools give kids the opportunity to learn multiple...

100-Word Rants: 2020

100-Word Rants: 2020
November 13, 2020

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!

Feminism and the Power of Education — OPINION

Feminism is the the belief that there should be equality between men and women socially, economically, and politically.
Why education can help crush the stigma around feminism.
November 13, 2020

The world right now is full of controversy, and one of the main controversies I keep seeing regards women’s rights. This sparks a lot of feminists attention. Feminism is defined as the advocacy to women’s...

Opposition to the Mask Mandate — OPINION

The ACSD board implemented a 30-day mask mandate. Students were encouraged to wear masks during the school day before the mandate, but it was not required.
Why I chose to remote learn during ACSD's 30-day mask mandate.
November 10, 2020

The Atlantic Community District School Board issued a mask mandate on October 22, 2020, as I am sure you are all aware. Here’s why I think this is wrong.  People would agree that cloth masks do not...

Which AHS Restroom are You?

Many people use the bathrooms in AHS each day. Have you ever considered which one you relate to the most?
Take our Buzzfeed quiz to find out which AHS restroom represents you.
November 10, 2020

Have you ever wondered which AHS bathroom best matches your personality? Neither have we, but now everyone has the opportunity to find out. The bathrooms in this story are scattered across the school and...

You Should Put Up Your Christmas Tree Immediately — OPINION

These records, among others, can be heard throughout my house during the holiday season. The vinyls are often displayed around my room to add to the Christmas vibes.
Christmas is easily the best time of the year because it brings so much joy.
November 4, 2020

Picture this: it’s brisk outside, but you’re inside next to the fireplace covered in a nice, warm flannel blanket. The air smells of cookies and the mug in your hand is full of rich hot chocolate....

A Phastastic Game — Review

Recently released horror game Phasmophobia gives players notebooks and a variety of tools to try and figure out which type of ghost haunts each establishment while also trying to stay alive.
A new horror game takes the genre by storm with its unique sound system, multiplayer-ability, and massive replayability.
November 2, 2020

Shade, Oni, Phantom, Banshee, Wraith, Jinn, Revenant, Mare, Demon, Yurei, Poltergeist, or a common Spirit. Which one will you deal with today? Phasmophobia is a game that immerses its players into the...

Top Ten Spooky Season Activities

Spooky season is among us, and many are taking this time to partake in fun activities, like watching Halloween themed movies.
There are many different activities you can do during this year’s spooky season.
October 13, 2020

Fall is upon us, and many are planning or making plans to do fun activities to celebrate. Here are the top ten spooky season activities you don't want to miss out on this fall. 

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