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NEWS BRIEF – Winter Formal Postponed due to Future Weather Conditions

NEWS BRIEF – Winter Formal Postponed due to Future Weather Conditions

Kathryn Saluk, Journalism Production Student

February 23, 2018


Filed under Features, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

Winter Formal has been postponed due to inclement weather predicted on the original date. It will now be held on Friday, March 16th in the AHS commons from 8:30-11:00 p.m. The price is $5 per ticket, and once students leave the dance, they are not permitted to re-enter. The dress attire for boys s...

Successful Weekend for Trojan Wrestlers

Successful Weekend for Trojan Wrestlers

Ashley Wendt

February 22, 2018


Filed under Activities, School News, Showcase, Sports, Wrestling

The Iowa State wrestling tournament held over this past weekend left two Trojans with podium finishes and a third with a State title. Senior John McConkey exited the Wells Fargo Arena Saturday night as the 2018 class 2A 285-pound champion, defeating Spencer Trenary of Clarion-Goldfield-Dows 7-6 and...

Writers Unite with New Club at AHS

Writers Unite with New Club at AHS

Alyssa Brockob, Journalism Production Student

February 21, 2018


Filed under Academics, Club News, School News, Showcase

Students are beginning to become more aware of and participate in the newest club offered at AHS: Writers' Club. Supervised by English teacher Rachelle Lipp, Writer’s Club is an organized group focused on helping students become better writers, ignite creativity and get to know one another by shar...

NEWS BRIEF – Livengood to Speak to History Students

NEWS BRIEF – Livengood to Speak to History Students

Cole Sampson

February 21, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, School News, Showcase

This Friday, Steve Livengood will be in the school auditorium presenting stories and items from the Korean War and Vietnam Conflict. Livengood comes on behalf of teacher Terry Hinzmann and his Modern World History classes. Livengood's visit is intended to give students insight into the war and the confli...

NEWS BRIEF – Iowa Assessments Return to AHS

NEWS BRIEF – Iowa Assessments Return to AHS

Hana Holtz, Journalism Production Student

February 21, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, School News, Showcase

It’s that time of year again. Freshmen, sophomores, and juniors will be taking the required Iowa Assessments on Thursday. The three tests--reading, math, and science--decide what courses students can take and give educators an idea of an individual’s progress throughout high school. The exams will...

NEWS BRIEF – Cancellations

NEWS BRIEF – Cancellations

McKenzie Waters, Journalism Production Student

February 20, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, School News, Showcase

The Atlantic Community Schools were closed Monday, Feb. 19, due to inclement weather. Freezing rain caused the roads to become icy and too dangerous for school busses and students to drive on. Another round of freezing rain came last night causing ACSD to have a two-hour delay today. The announceme...

NEWS BRIEF – Valentine’s Day Warms the Hearts of AHS Students

NEWS BRIEF – Valentine’s Day Warms the Hearts of AHS Students

Chloe Davis, Journalism Production Student

February 14, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, School News, Showcase

Valentine’s Day was in full swing here at AHS today as ladies entering the building received a heart necklace from members of the AHS Student Council to participate in an activity mentioned at the State Student Council Conference. Gentlemen roaming the halls then tried to spark a conversation with a ...

NEWS BRIEF: Win-a-Heart Competition to be Held Wednesday

NEWS BRIEF: Win-a-Heart Competition to be Held Wednesday

Alyssa Brockob

February 13, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, School News, Showcase

Dating all the way back to the 3rd century, Valentine’s Day is a widely celebrated holiday focusing on the appreciation of one another. This year at AHS, students will participate in a new Valentine-themed activity planned by the Student Council. The activity is a competition to see which boy can collect the m...

Catching the Big Fish

Catching the Big Fish

Anastasia Muell

February 12, 2018


Filed under Fine Arts, School News, Showcase, Speech and Theater

The 2018 spring musical is a production titled “Big Fish,” and features a character named Edward Bloom and his son Will. Will is to be played by sophomore Bradley Dennis, and Edward Bloom by senior Josh McLean. Throughout the production, Will tries to differentiate between the stories his father ...

AHS Writers Dish Out Material for Hot Dish Magazine

AHS Writers Dish Out Material for Hot Dish Magazine

Hana Holtz, Journalism Production Student

February 8, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Besides writing for school assignments in the classroom, some students write for pure enjoyment in their free time. Whether it’s a short story or a poem, they like to express themselves through writing. Some even take it one step further by publishing their work. Hot Dish Magazine is an online publication t...

Trojan Swimmers Send One to State

Trojan Swimmers Send One to State

Ashley Wendt

February 6, 2018


Filed under Activities, School News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

This past Saturday, the boys swim team competed in the regional meet in Johnston. They finished sixth out of eight competitors with a total of 142 points. Their competition was made up of Johnston in first (467), Dowling Catholic taking second (431.5), Lewis Central in third (259), Grinnell BGM fourth...

NEWS BRIEF – Cancellations Due to Weather

NEWS BRIEF – Cancellations Due to Weather

McKenzie Waters, Journalism Production Student

February 5, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, School News, Showcase

The boy-girl doubleheader for tonight has been postponed due to inclement weather. The girls’ varsity team was scheduled to play at 6 p.m. and the boys were scheduled to play at 7:30, following the girls’ game. According to Athletic Director Secretary, Amber Jipsen, the games have been postpon...

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