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  • March 11There is a college planning/financial aid night on Thursday in the auditorium starting at 6:00 p.m.

  • March 11There is no school Thursday and Friday due to Parent/Teacher Conferences.

  • March 11The Female Athlete Symposium is tomorrow night 5:00-10:00 p.m.

  • March 11Tennis practice starts today!

  • March 11The wrestling banquet is tonight starting at 6:30 p.m. Congrats on the incredible season wrestlers!

  • March 11Boys' soccer practice starts today!

  • March 11Golf practice starts today!

  • October 15Buy your yearbook!!!

ISASP Testing to Replace Iowa Assessments

ISASP Testing to Replace Iowa Assessments

Dannon Mathisen, Staff writer

March 25, 2019


Filed under Academics, School News, Showcase

Testing, testing, one, two, three. This spring a change in testing has come to AHS and many schools across the country. Students will no longer sharpen their number two pencils to fill in the circles but instead will type or click their responses on computers. ACSD Curriculum Director James Northwick met...

Renovations Proposed for the Softball/Baseball Fields

Renovations Proposed for the Softball/Baseball Fields

Haylie Handel, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under School News, Showcase, Sports

On November 28, 2018, the Atlantic Community School District created a plan to improve many of the district’s athletic facilities, two of which are the baseball and softball fields. The improvements proposed for the baseball/softball fields include all new dugouts, batting cages, concessions and more. V...

Read Across America

Read Across America

Haylie Handel

March 8, 2019


Filed under School News

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A Look Inside the Creative Writing Class

A Look Inside the Creative Writing Class

Aliyah Jordan

February 13, 2019


Filed under Academics, School News

It’s not about what you write, it’s the way you write it. Atlantic High School students are offered a Creative Writing class every year, where they can take writing and add a special twist. Teacher Allison Berryhill helped her students learn ways to make their stories creative and add personal touch...

Winter Formal Slideshow

Winter Formal Slideshow

Aleigh Bean and Sarah Schorle

February 11, 2019


Filed under Features, FFA, School News, Showcase

Video by Aleight Bean; photos by Sarah Schorle

Atlantic to Host Individual State Speech

Atlantic to Host Individual State Speech

Ana Muell, Editor

January 2, 2019


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

Some say actors can do anything. They do improv after being given only a story base and a few characters, some have tearjerking pieces that tug at the heartstrings, some have funny pieces with wacky characters that make people laugh until they can’t breathe and some sing their hearts out to tell a...

Sophomore Class Prepares for the Future

Sophomore Class Prepares for the Future

Alyssa Brockob

December 17, 2018


Filed under Academics, Features, School News, Showcase

Students at AHS frequently spend their time involved in the wide range of activities offered, whether it be playing on a sports team or singing in a choir. However, the sophomore class has been learning about another commitment many students have also taken on. Current English teacher Randall Simpson...

Journalism Editors Meet with Superintendent

Journalism Editors Meet with Superintendent

Sarah Schorle, Javelin Editor in Chief

December 13, 2018


Filed under Academics, School News, Showcase

As part of an ongoing initiative to connect district issues with high school students, several lead editors for the journalism department met with Superintendent Steve Barber on Thursday, Dec. 6. Barber said he felt that students should know that “we are working on really trying to define what we want every ...

Madrigally Delicious

Madrigally Delicious

Shayla Luke and Troy Roach

December 13, 2018


Filed under Choir, Fine Arts, School News, Showcase

Madrigal Dinner, an annual renaissance production, was held by the Atlantic Choir Department. Being led by director Jennifer Gasser, the event took place in the high school commons. Guests entered the building to be greeted to a full-course meal, alongside a variety of music and skits. With all four grade...

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...

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