• January 21Good luck to the wrestling team at the Hawkeye 10 tournament on Saturday!

  • January 21Girls' and boys' basketball are facing off against the Red Oak Tigers on Friday, boys at home and girls on the road.

  • January 21Atlantic-CAM wrestling is hosting a double dual on Thursday, good luck!

  • October 15Buy your yearbook!!!

That’s hot…NOT! – OPINION

December 9, 2010

Filed under Opinion

Top Ten No’s by Zoe Krueger 1. CROCKS! - They were in in '06, but unless you’re working in the garden, leave them at home. 2. Saggy Jeans- 90’s wannabe rappers called… even they don’t want to wear them anymore. 3. Loud car stereos- your music taste probably isn’t on anyone’s...

The Hunger Games – Book review by Alyssa Askeland

December 9, 2010

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

By Alyssa Askeland The Hunger Games is a complex, suspenseful, and engaging book that captivates readers. This #1 best-seller is flying off the shelves faster than Scholastic can print off Suzanne Collins’ marvelous thriller.  The first book of the trilogy has twists and turns that guides every...

Not-so-dirty dancing OPINION

December 5, 2010

Filed under Opinion, School News

OPINION by Zoe Krueger You may have seen in the media--including AHSneedle--that dancing is a big controversy. High school administrations have begun cracking down on the “problem,” banning certain styles of dancing and giving punishments if it is done. The style of dancing that has become such a ...

Top Ten X-mas Wishes

December 5, 2010

Filed under Opinion

By Zoe Krueger XBOX Kinect- A great new way to experience XBOX. Call Of Duty-BLACK OPS- Battle in the war that never happened. 4th generation iPod Touch- Upgrade to the new Apple. DROID- These phones are getting a lot of attention. The Kindle- Carry hundreds of books with you anywhere. Pillow Pets- Cuddle up with your favorite animal that’s also a...

FAR EAST MOVEMENT: Up-and-coming Artist –Review by Behka Koontz

December 2, 2010

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

If you listen to radio, watch TV or surf the web, chances are you’ve heard "Like a G6."  This song is taking the nation by storm, creating fans for the band Far East Movement over night. Far East Movement describes their music as "Free Wired," as it is a cross of hip-hop, pop, electro and other genre...

CLASSY by Derek Blasberg – Book Review

November 30, 2010

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

by Behka Koontz “Exceptional advice for the extremely modern lady” is stamped across the front of this turquoise book.  It makes the book sound as though it is a prim and proper book for those who are serious about etiquette, but author Derek Blasberg adds a touch of humor and real-life ...

HOUSE and PHILOSOPHY edited by Henry Jacoby – Book Review by Behka Koontz

November 30, 2010

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

“Everybody Lies.”  This is the statement printed in bright yellow on the front of this exploratory book by various authors, edited by Henry Jacoby.  The book examines the infamous television character Gregory House from the self-titled show, House (aired on FOX) and philosophy.  The book is part of a series created by ...

Formal dress code would exclude some students (OPINION)

November 24, 2010

Filed under Opinion, School News

OPINION by Heather Harris and Morgan Beauchamp Are only the wealthy invited? On Tuesday, Nov. 30, the AHS Student Council will vote on a proposed formal dress code for the Winter Formal dance.  Under the proposal, men could no longer wear jeans or polo shirts to the dance. Is the school showing favoritism ...

Paperbacks in jeopardy?

November 12, 2010

Filed under Beat Reports, Opinion

by Behka Koontz Reading books has been a part of everyday life since the invention of the printing press. However, technology has changed what we perceive as reading books.  Books aren’t only physical pages and words, but also virtual pictures of pages with writing and words. There are ...

Top Ten in Twenty-Ten

November 9, 2010

Filed under Opinion, School News

OPINION by Zoe Krueger 1.    Hand gestures: Raise your hand with the Scout salute. 2.    Wal-Mart Velcro shoes: Don’t look down, the guys of AHS are rockin’ some hot new kicks. 3.    No-Shave November: Ladies, leaves those legs all natural; guys, fill out that beard for the winter. ...

Movie Review: Life As We Know It

November 5, 2010

Filed under Activities, Opinion, Reviews

OPINION by Zoe Krueger Realistically, the possibility of this happening is slim to none. But if two people who seem to be total opposites of each other are given a baby, and magically fall in love, I’d say this movie was a good portrayal of how the story would go. The movie shows the conf...

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