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Tissues- An Editorial

Bennett Whetstone, EON Lead Producer February 12, 2024

Have you ever noticed a lack of tissues in this school? Well, Korbin Johnson has, and he decides to get to the bottom of these missing tissues...

The Eye of the Needle

Bennett Whetstone, EON Lead Producer February 12, 2024

Welcome back AHS! To prepare for Midnight Madness we have a How To Guide featuring Makayla Atkinson and Chris Keegan! Also, if you are ever feeling down on Valentine's Day, our very own JJ shows us how...

Brenna Bird discusses drug usage for AHS.

Drug Discussion

Alix Nath, Editor February 8, 2024

“Just one pill can kill.” This was said on Feb. 2 by the Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird. Bird came to speak to the Atlantic High School students about Fentanyl's impact on and in our community. According...

The Eye of the Needle

Bennett Whetstone, EON Lead Producer January 29, 2024

Welcome back AHS! Have you ever wondered why there never seem to be any tissues around school? Well, we sure have, and our very own Korbin Johnson sets out to find some tissues for his sniffles. We also...

The Eye of the Needle

Bennett Whetstone, EON Lead Producer January 29, 2024

Welcome back AHS! Now with our extended winter break finally over, hopefully, AHS will get back into the normal groove of things. In this week's episode, we cover the noon basketball game we had against...

Head Cheer Coach Julie Phippen, Cheerleaders Gabby Porter and Amaurie McCullough, and Assistant Coach Kayla Mendenhall pose with the trophy. They won the spirit award at the John J. Wrestling Tournament.

Cheer For the Cheerleaders!

Claire Pellett, AHS Needle Lead Editor January 23, 2024

The AHS wrestling cheerleaders won the Spirit Award at the annual John J. Wrestling Tournament on Jan. 19th- Jan 20th. The award itself is measured based on the cheerleaders' spirit and sportsmanship....

#DONTDROPTHEUGGS - Balance is key for senior Abby Muller. She beat the challenge of carrying previously tried-on Uggs back to the stockroom. She was at her job at Brown’s Shoe Fit Co.

Jobs for Teens to Consider in Atlantic, Iowa

Rylee Bengel and Aunika Darrow January 17, 2024

Sitting around a lot lately, and looking for something to do? Well here are some of the jobs that Atlantic High School students enjoy the most. Junior Mabry Ohm said, “I really enjoy working at Walmart,...

Words of the Year

Words of the Year

Olivia Jensen January 17, 2024

Do you have rizz? Oxford’s 2023 Word of the Year is rizz, which is derived from the word charisma, meaning a person's romantic appeal or charm. Many AHS students and staff love that this is the Word...

What Do You Bring to School?

What Do You Bring to School?

Ryley Kuhns and Nevaeh Fewson January 17, 2024

Everyone always brings something a little special to school, but have you ever wondered what they actually are? Freshman Kenzie Jensen explains what she has in her bag on a daily basis. The three main...

What Is a Primary Election?

What Is a Primary Election?

Anna Potts, Editor January 15, 2024

Tomorrow Jan. 15, the presidential race unofficially begins. At the Republican/Democratic Primary, anyone 18 years of age or turning 18 before Nov. 5, votes for their top pick for the 2024 President. Primaries...

Colton Rasmussen high-fives fans at a basketball game. Parents and students alike cheer on athletes from the stands.

Breaking News: Noon Ball With a Different Meaning

Jaydin Nowatzke, Staff Writer January 5, 2024

Varsity Trojan basketball will compete with a full crowd of students on Jan. 16, according to Athletic Director Andrew Mitchell. The teams will play Red Oak at 11:30 a.m. for girls and 1 p.m. for boys....

WORK IS SWEET - Kylie Templeton, a junior at Atlantic High School, is working at the Eleven O Three Clothing Company at the Villa Dance Company studio. Templeton placed candy in the scale for a customers order. The candy counter was previously located at Bonnesens downtown.

Working Hard

Aliyah Williams, Staff Writer December 24, 2023

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