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AHSneedle

The student news site of Atlantic High School

AHSneedle

The student news site of Atlantic High School

AHSneedle

Molly Harris smiles while reading the Atlantic High School student handbook.

Student’s Opinions on AHS Rules

Aubrey Welsh December 6, 2022

Students don’t always agree with school rules. Some find them unfair and controlling. Most students don’t agree with the dress code and many don’t like the brand-new phone rule. A couple of people’s...

Room 514 is equipped with all of the essentials for students to learn life skills.

Special Education Flourishes at AHS

Isabelle Symonds December 1, 2022

You may be wondering what goes on in room 514 at AHS, the special education room. Special education is the practice of educating students in a way that accommodates their individual differences, disabilities,...

Jade Harter asks former Geometry teacher Lisa Sonntag for help with the homework on last years curriculum.

New Math Curriculum at AHS

Amelia Peterson November 30, 2022

This year, AHS introduced a new math curriculum called Savvas. This new curriculum was created to improve learning and switch to a more up-to-date program. For some background, Savvas, formerly known as...

GOOD MORNING-
Randall Simpson works on his computer during first period.

Preparing for School: AHS Teacher’s Morning Routines

Alyssa Neal November 28, 2022

Students at AHS struggle to get out of bed in the morning, but what about the teachers? Everyone has a different morning routine, and between driving distance or time needed to get ready, everybody does...

Junior Maylynn Ferrell goes on Snapchat during class. Being on your phone during class is against the policy.

Phone Policy Implemented at Atlantic High School

November 14, 2022

This year, Atlantic High School added a new policy to the student handbook that caused many different feelings. Some students think the phone policy is beneficial to them and others are still upset.

Junior Kyra Rinks parking spot features a bee in honor of her middle name, Bea. Students at AHS are buzzing about her painting.

Painted Parking Spots Make Debut at AHS

Kaydee Pedersen November 8, 2022

The newly painted parking spots have definitely made a splash at AHS. During the summer, AHS fuel offered students the opportunity to pay $25 for their own parking spot. AHS Fuel is a pep group that’s...

Last year, AHS held two blood drives. With the help of the National Society, they signed people up and made the blood drive run smoothly. Cathy Knuth often gives blood at the blood drives.

National Honor Society Holds a Blood Drive

Elizabeth Anderson, Lead Editor October 26, 2022

Atlantic High School's chapter of the National Honor Society has been experiencing hardships this year. After being unable to find a replacement advisor for the group, NHS has been officially taken over...

IN SYNC - The 2017-18 dance team performs one of their routines. They often danced at half-time during basketball games in the winter season.

The Dance Team is Back at AHS

Alyssa Neal October 24, 2022

After three years, AHS has brought back the dance team. With 22 members, the team is up and running and will have its first performance at an upcoming pep rally or basketball game. “So far it’s going...

Atlantics NHS chapter hosts at least two blood drives a year, one in the fall and one in the spring. This is a photo from a past event.

A Newly Advised NHS is Back with a Project this Thursday

Dakota Oswalt, Lead Editor October 18, 2022

The National Honor Society at Atlantic High School has been dormant this year, after failing to find a replacement for former advisor Jarrod O’Donnell. Students at AHS received an email saying that there...

Many dusty trophies line the crammed shelves of the library.

A Trophy Tragedy

Alyssa Neal October 18, 2022

Dating as far back as 1940, Atlantic High School has received various awards in many categories. Trophies of all sports and extracurricular activities stay stacked on shelves all over the school. However,...

Team members back row from left to right are:
SW District Treasurer Dylan Comes, Joaquin Wailes, Charles Klemmensen, Daniel Freund, DJ
Shepperd, Brent Masker, COlton Rudy, SW District VP Colin Bauer, SW State President
George Martin,
Front row Callee Pellett, Claire Pellett, Brett Dreager, Mary McCurdy, Charli Goff.

FFA Soil Judging Results

Charli Goff October 17, 2022

The Atlantic FFA chapter competed in the Southwest Iowa District Soils Judging Contest at the Armstrong Research Farm in Lewis on Wednesday, Sept. 21. 188 FFA members made up 46 teams from 23 schools at...

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