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  • December 4Good luck to the boys' swim team this Saturday at Marshalltown!

  • December 4The Council Bluffs Classic is this weekend. Good luck to the wrestlers competing!

  • December 4Good luck to the boys' and girls' basketball teams on Friday at Creston!

  • December 4The boys' swim team is heading up to Sioux City on Thursday. Good luck!

  • October 15Buy your yearbook!!!

Students Tackle the ACT

Students Tackle the ACT

Kylie Neal

December 10, 2018


Filed under Academics, School News

Tick tick tick…Tap tap tap... the dreaded sounds of clocks ticking and pencils tapping, while students sit in a silent room, exercising their knowledge on a standardized test. Just what every high school student dreams of, right? The latest ACT has just taken place at AHS on Saturday, Dec. 8 at ...

Tree Decorating Competition Located in Media Center

Tree Decorating Competition Located in Media Center

Ariel Clark

December 7, 2018


Filed under Features, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

It a cold winter’s day, and all through the school, Not a person was talking, not even the fool. The trees were given and decorated with care, And smiling faces of various teams were made clear. The season of giving is among us, and with it comes the annual Christmas tree competition. Like l...

Behind the Scenes of Trojan Diner

Behind the Scenes of Trojan Diner

Aliyah Jordan

December 4, 2018


Filed under Activities, School News, Showcase

Here at AHS, Foods 2 is a course offered to students who have passed Intro to Foods and are ready to move to the next level. One aspect of this class is the chance to participate in Trojan Diner, which is a restaurant the students put together to get a real life experience for what it would be like to wo...

Students Familiarize Themselves with Latin Music

Students Familiarize Themselves with Latin Music

Ariel Clark

November 29, 2018


Filed under Features, News Briefs, School News

¡Hola! ¿Quieres bailar? Translating to "Dance Friday," Spanish teacher Trisha Niceswanger hosts "Bailes Viernes" during her AO period every Friday. Niceswanger said, “It’s a no judgment zone.” Though the majority of her attendees are freshmen, she reports that she does have quite a few regula...

AHS Choir to Present Madrigal Dinner

AHS Choir to Present Madrigal Dinner

Gillian Askeland

November 26, 2018


Filed under Activities, News Briefs, School News

Mark your calendars, AHS! The Atlantic Choir Department will be presenting a Madrigal Dinner which will feature singing, dancing, and acting. The Madrigal Dinner is a choir tradition, as it has been going for nearly eight years. This event is set in the Renaissance time period, as it features royalty,...

Kurt Meyer Presents Pulitzer Prize Information

Kurt Meyer Presents Pulitzer Prize Information

Alyssa Brockob

November 26, 2018


Filed under Features, School News

Many students aren’t accustomed to the names Hamlin Garland and Edna Furber, nor their accomplishments, and close to home roots. Both Garland and Furber were highly acclaimed authors and won the Pulitzer Prize for their work, but what do these two have in common with students from AHS? Both were r...

NEWS BRIEF – Winter Sports by the Numbers

NEWS BRIEF – Winter Sports by the Numbers

Connor Church

November 26, 2018


Filed under Activities, Boys' Basketball, Girls' Basketball, News Briefs, School News, Sports, Swimming, Wrestling

Winter sports are in full swing at AHS, with the beginning of five seasons: boys' basketball, girls' basketball, boys' swimming, archery and wrestling. The boys' basketball team is looking to start a new chapter this season as head coach Jeff Ebling takes over for former coach Alan Jenkins. The boys finished with a 14-9 r...

College Tips from Alumnus Zeke Whetstone

College Tips from Alumnus Zeke Whetstone

Beau Dickerson, Caroline Pellett, and Ashley Wendt

November 22, 2018


Filed under Academics, Features, School News, Showcase

2018 graduate Zeke Whetstone re-entered the halls of Atlantic High School with a smile and a wish to help prepare seniors for their college experience by sharing some of his own findings. Whetstone currently attends Iowa State University as a first-generation college student, and initially began as an undec...

AHS Journalism Claims Another Award

AHS Journalism Claims Another Award

Hana Holtz, Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under Academics, News Briefs, School News

After taking home the title of All-Iowa News Team of the Year for class A, AHS journalism snagged yet another award for their hard work. This time the focus was on the 2017-18 Javelin. The Iowa High School Press Association, or IHSPA, judged the Javelin on unifying concepts (photography and design...

Successful Business Managed by AHS Senior

Successful Business Managed by AHS Senior

Grace Barkley and Jenna Pelzer

November 17, 2018


Filed under Features, School News, Showcase

A new business in town, Off the Rack, is a second-hand clothing store owned by senior Cambry Miller. The store displays good-condition used clothing that people can bring for Miller to buy from. The clothes cannot have any stains or holes and must be of good quality. After buying clothing, Miller g...

NEWS BRIEF — Deadline For Senior Photos is Nearing

NEWS BRIEF — Deadline For Senior Photos is Nearing

Tristin Jessen

November 15, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, School News

It is now time for the seniors to take their senior photos. The pictures are due February 1st, 2019. The photos must be vertical, waist up, face forward, or slight profile. This photo is to be seniors only, so props, other people, and pets are not allowed in the photo. Eyes need to be open, with no m...

Prom Dress Wishes from Fellow AHS Students

Prom Dress Wishes from Fellow AHS Students

Dannan Mathisen and Makynzie Steffens

November 13, 2018


Filed under Features, School News, Showcase

Prom is on the horizon for the students of Atlantic High School. Many girls are beginning to look for dresses in preparation for the night they’ve been waiting for. This year, prom will be held on Saturday, April 6. Juniors Gillian Askeland and Reagan Pellett have already decided on their dres...

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