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Skipping Over Junior Year

Sisters Brynna and Alexya Kern are on track to graduate a year early. During their sophomore year, they took extra classes to obtain all credits.

Taliya James, Editor

September 11, 2020

Alexya and Brynna Kern, now seniors, decided to graduate early for the 2020-2021 school year. Alexya was involved in cheerleading and choir, while Brynna was involved in Colorguard, band, and choir only during her freshman year. The Kerns decided to graduate early due to their own high school indiffere...

Different Perspectives: Freshman vs. Senior

Cast members pose for a selfie before the 2019 musical

Alyssa Brockob, Editor

April 30, 2020

Freshmen and senior students, though only three years apart, have very different philosophies and opinions about life. While one is planning vigorously for college and their future to come, the other is getting accustomed to the crazy schedules and large workloads of high school. During this COVID-19...

Attacking the Track

Freshman Jazzy Dagel practices her skills at track practice. She competes in sprinting events.

Taliya James, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

Atlantic High School is filled with extraordinary students, including freshman Jazzy Dagel. Known for her passion for the sport of track and field, Dagel has been running and training for four years, both on her own and with the school program. Currently, Dagel is preparing for her freshman season with th...

Dancing the Days Away

Members of the Villa Dance Company showcase their talent at a halftime performance this year. Hip hop is just one of the many classes freshman Gracie Flinn takes.

Alyssa Brockob, Editor

March 5, 2020

With all the activities students participate in that are associated with the school, it’s easy to forget about the ones they are involved with outside of the school. An example of an outside-of-school activity is dance. Atlantic, home of two dance studios, has become a great place for prodigy dance...

Superb Substitute

Substitute teacher Julie Kennon takes a selfie. Kennon can be found at the high school four to eight days a month.

Molly McFadden, Editor

March 4, 2020

Substitute teachers play an important role in the school. Many substitutes have become familiar faces around AHS. Students know their names and a lot of substitutes know the high schoolers’ names as well. One prime example of an iconic sub is none other than Julie Kennon. Kennon only substitute teaches at Atlantic H...

Fresh from Brazil: Ricardo Queiroz da Cunha

Junior Ricardo Queiroz da Cunha gets to work during his first period psych class. This is his first time in the United States.

Jeanna Kramer, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

Junior Ricardo Queiroz da Cunha is a foreign exchange student here in Atlantic. He is 17 years old. Queiroz da Cunha is from São Paulo, Brazil. He began his tenure at Atlantic High School with the beginning of the second semester and will leave following the closing of the 2019-20 school year. This i...

Do You Really Know Randall Simpson?

English teacher Randall Simpson poses at his desk during English II.

Camryn Church, Editor

February 28, 2020

Some may only know English teacher Randall Simpson as an educator, but there is a lot more about Simpson that many may not be aware of.  One of Simpson’s first jobs as a young kid was peeling potatoes and washing dishes. Simpson was so young that his dad had to drop him off. After this experience, ...

Meet a Stud: Haley Rasmussen

Junior Haley Rasmussen sprints down the track during the 2018-19 seasons. The track season began on Monday, Feb. 17 for students not involved in a winter sport.

Brynna Ray, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

Junior Haley Rasmussen has been involved in sports since a young age. She has participated in volleyball, basketball, dance, softball and track during her high school years. Rasmussen enjoys all of the sports she participates in. For her junior year, Rasmussen is involved in volleyball, basketball, and ...

Dogs, Dad Jokes, and Dodson

Dexter Dodson has made himself at home in the Industrial Tech wing.  Students brighten up when he tells

Brynna Ray, Staff Writer

February 7, 2020

Dexter Dodson: the home improvement and dad joke man. Dodson started at AHS in the 2019-20 school year, becoming some students’ favorite teacher because of his fun personality and teaching skills. Dodson is from Maywood, Neb. In school, Dodson's favorite classes were shop and band, where he play...

Meet a Dirt Bike Hauss: Zane Brownsberger

Freshman Zane Brownsberger flies through the air on his dirt bike. The latest competition he attended was in Council Bluffs.

Camryn Church, Editor

February 6, 2020

Freshman Zane Brownsberger has had a passion for riding dirt bikes since he was a young kid. Brownsberger grew up riding and competing across the United States in places like Wisconsin and Texas. Brownsberger was inspired to ride after watching a supercross race, and his dad used to ride as well. Th...

Writing Lines with Bireline

English teacher Emma Bireline helps junior Rensia Narios with her children's book. Known for her literary prowess, Bireline is always encouraging students to read and write.

Ariel Clark, Editor

January 21, 2020

Emma Bireline’s parents have always encouraged her to write. They would bestow upon her a “lot of journals and different types of writing books” to fuel her mind. Her love for writing never diminished. Now, Bireline is an English teacher that has taken up extra writing on the side. Writing a weekly c...

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