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  • September 19Good luck to the girls swim team on Saturday in Marshalltown!
  • September 19The Trojan volleyball team will participate in a tournament in Bondurant on Saturday. Good luck!
  • September 19The registration deadline for the ACT is Friday, Sept. 20.
  • September 19Good luck to the football team against Harlan on Friday!
  • September 15The cross country teams travel to Ballard on Monday, and Carroll on Saturday. Good luck!
  • October 15Buy your yearbook!!!

Girls Wrestling Becomes a Reality

Girls Wrestling Becomes a Reality

Dani Mathisen, Editor

September 20, 2019

Last wrestling season, there was much talk of a girls wrestling program coming to Atlantic High School but much uncertainty by many whether or not the rumors were true.  However, now moving into the next season, the program is a for sure thing and will be coached by head coach Tim Duff and new as...

How Enrollment Affects Our School

How Enrollment Affects Our School

Molly McFadden, Editor

September 16, 2019

When the school year started, many noticed the hallways were filled with new faces. These new faces had everyone asking questions. “Where are you from? Why did you move to Atlantic? How many new students are there?”  Atlantic High School currently has 424 students. By the numbers, there are 124 ...

The Finances of Teen Drivers

The Finances of Teen Drivers

Da'Jai Wesson, Editor

September 16, 2019

Being a teen entails many new responsibilities, especially when the privilege of driving is involved. Car insurance, gas, and repairs are all among the added finances. But the question is whose responsibility is it to pay for those finances, and who does? The parents, or the students?  A recent ...

Tips to Ace the ACT

Tips to Ace the ACT

Kylie Neal, Editor

September 16, 2019

The next ACT is creeping around the corner. It will be held at the Atlantic Middle School Saturday, Oct. 26 at 8 a.m. The ACT test is used to measure students’ English, math, reading and science skills. There is also an optional writing portion that students may choose to take. Many students at AHS a...

What to Know Before You Caucus

What to Know Before You Caucus

Camryn Church, Editor

September 16, 2019

The Iowa caucus is quickly approaching, and that means it is time to get registered if you’re able. It is important to know how to vote and who to vote for in this upcoming caucus because it decides who will be on the ballot for the 2020 election. “The biggest thing that people need to know is how...

The 411 on the CCEOC

The 411 on the CCEOC

Hana Holtz, Editor

September 12, 2019

“The CCEOC’s purpose is to provide basic academic instruction, personal and social growth activities, job experience training and career exploration in a small, individualized educational program designed to enhance self-esteem and promote personal responsibility in its students.” This is the vi...

Aviation Class Soars at AHS

Aviation Class Soars at AHS

Ariel Clark, Editor

September 6, 2019

“Never turn down an opportunity to learn.” After the departure of math teacher Morgan Staashelm, fellow math teacher Lisa Sonntag decided to try and take on the Aviation class. She was sent to Maryland, to the headquarters of the AOPA (Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association). The AOPA is the largest aviatio...

New Teachers Galore At AHS

New Teachers Galore At AHS

AHSneedle Staff

September 4, 2019

AHS welcomed nine new teachers this year. Henry Hallgren, Laura Vogel, Rebecca Wallace, Connor Larson, Ethan Pruisman, Alyssa Dovenspike, Sarah Elm, Susan Wedemeyer, and Dexter Dodson make up some of the new faces in AHS' halls. All of the new teachers bring new personalities and interests to our school....

Tuition: Answering Your Burning Questions

Tuition: Answering Your Burning Questions

Grace Clay, Editor

September 4, 2019

For most seniors, there’s one scary thought lying just eight months ahead of us: college. Whether it’s a two year, four year, or trade school, here are some tips from one senior to another on how to not go completely broke over the course of your post-secondary education.  To begin, here’s a few quick facts about s...

Students Duel in Grilled Cheese Cook-Off

Students Duel in Grilled Cheese Cook-Off

Ashley Wendt and Erin Wendt

May 8, 2019

In a test of creativity, seniors Brandon Woodard and Christian Clausen decided to hold their own grilled cheese cook-off. The idea was first proposed on Thursday, May 2, and the pair were required to have their grocery lists prepared by Monday for the competition on Tuesday. The sandwiches were judged by A...

Academic Success in AHS

Academic Success in AHS

Caroline Pellett

April 24, 2019

The annual Hawkeye 10 All-Academic banquet was held on April 3, 2019, at the Cass County Community building in Atlantic. The banquet is always held in Atlantic as it is a central location for each school. Every year, 22 students throughout the conference are selected to receive this award, and six mem...

Career Day Returns to AHS

Career Day Returns to AHS

March 27, 2019

Career day was held on Wednesday, March 13 as an opportunity for students to learn more about different careers they expressed an interest in. Many volunteers came in to talk to classes about aspects of their jobs and answer any questions students had.

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