• 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!

The Election Results Are In

President Elect Joe Biden addressed the American people on Saturday.
Last Tuesday, Nov. 3, many voters across the country casted their ballots.
November 11, 2020

Although the election was on Tuesday Nov. 3, many states didn’t have a clear winner until days after. This delay was caused by the mail in ballots and was expected due to the large number of people choosing...

Having Different Political Opinions Than Your Parents — OPINION

Political signs can be found scattered across the nation's yards as the country approaches the presidential election. Freshman Cater Bengel said that he and his friends, “argue [about politics] all the time, but it’s fun and we’re still friends the next day.”
Many students’ political views can be shaped by their parents.
September 10, 2020

Like many students at the high school, I have recently been getting more into politics, especially with the upcoming election. And like some students, I have different opinions about politics than my parents....

Registering to Vote

The 2020 presidential election is on Tuesday, Nov. 3 this year. Citizens planning to vote must be registered.
Citizens of eligible voting age are encouraged to register to vote for the upcoming presidential election.
September 4, 2020

The 2020 election is approaching quickly, leaving Americans with only two months before the big day. This year it falls on Tuesday, Nov. 3. Have you registered to vote yet?   Iowans must be seventeen...

White House Rose Garden Remodel Faces Backlash

The garden was originally filled with tulips which have been replaced with bushes, and pale flowers.
First Lady Melania Trump faces backlash after remodeling the famous rose garden designed by former First Lady Jackie Kennedy.
August 31, 2020

Jackie Kennedy’s famous rose garden was recently renovated by the current First Lady, Melania Trump. It now has different flowers and bushes compared to the colorful tulips there previously. The iconic...

Senator Grassley Continues 99 County Tour

Senator Grassley spoke to several Cass County citizens on August 20. Answering questions, Grassley covered many things including tariffs and crop damage.
Senator Grassley visited Atlantic on Aug. 20 to continue his tour of the 99 counties in Iowa.
August 26, 2020

Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley visited Atlantic at the Rock Island Depot on Aug. 20 at 9:45. This was a part of his 99 county tour he has done for the past 40 years. The tour had been put on hold due to COVID-19,...

Another One Bites the Dust

Mayor Pete Buttigieg shares his ideas during a campaign stop in Atlantic. Buttigieg dropped out of the race before Super Tuesday.
An update on who is still running in the 2020 presidential election.
March 6, 2020

This week has been the defining week for some of the presidential candidates, with Super Tuesday’s results leaving only a few left in the race. Senator Elizabeth Warren dropped out on Thursday, March...

Caucus Season Kicks Off in Iowa Tonight

Presidential-hopeful Pete Buttigieg speaks to Atlantic residents last fall. Buttigieg is third in the latest Iowa poll, with 15.5 percent.
AHS will host the Democratic caucus, while five other locations around town will hold the Republican caucus.
February 3, 2020

The United States looks to Iowa on Monday, Feb. 3, as the nation’s first caucus kicks off. As the Iowa caucus is the first in the country, it sets an example for other states. A caucus is when voters...

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