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The Eye of the Needle

Bennett Whetstone, EON Lead Producer September 18, 2023

In this week's episode, the EON team celebrates Coke Days through a taste-testing contest. Various students and staff participate in a blind taste-test. Senior Erinchina Mark speaks about the hula dance...

Superintendent Dr. Beth Johnson

Who Is Dr. Beth Johnsen?

J. Molina, Editor September 8, 2023

Once a Trojan, always a Trojan. Don’t believe it? Look no further than Dr. Beth Johnsen, the new superintendent of the Atlantic Community School District. Long before she came to Atlantic, Johnsen graduated...

Dr. James Brauer teaches his classes with enthusiasm. His classroom contains many fun colors and decorations.

New Teacher: Dr. James Brauer

Abigail Muller, Editor September 6, 2023

New English teacher Dr. James Brauer is “blown away” by the students and community Atlantic High School has. Brauer is teaching English Three, Intro to Drama, and Career Communications. He is “extremely...

Jessica Bacariza explains the learning objective of the day to her students. Bacariza teaches the sophomore English classes. She is originally from the Philippines.

New Teacher: Jessica Bacariza

Claire Pellett, AHSNeedle Lead Editor September 5, 2023

There are a few new faces around Atlantic High School. One in particular not only has an exciting background but also an intense passion for teaching. Jessica Bacariza grew up in Maasin City, Southern...

Eye of the Needle 5.23

May 11, 2023

This week we took a look back on the sports for the week, asked AHS about the phone policy, and asked the students of AHS what they are doing to better themselves.

Eye of the Needle 17.23

May 10, 2023

In this episode, we interviewed AHS students about school sports, school news, prom, and FFA. We also talked to potential Drake qualifiers, and we talk about our very special ceiling tiles.

Eye of the Needle 18.23

May 10, 2023

In this week's episode, we thank the Custodians and Kitchen Staff and interview some of them to learn about the people that keep AHS going! The Hawkeye 10 Art Show made a stop at AHS this year, and we...

Eye of the Needle 19.23

May 10, 2023

In this week's episode, spring sports are winding down to an end. We interviewed both boys and girls track about the recent Bruce Henderson Relays at home. We also celebrate our journalists for winning...

2023 Prom Video

May 9, 2023

Atlantic Student Council helped out with Special Olympics.

Painting a Change

Jeremy Waldmann, Staff Writer May 2, 2023

The Student Council is planning on making a mural on a wall at AHS. Sarah Rose, the Student Council advisor, said that “It was kind of an off-and-on idea collective conversation.” In January, this...

Atlantic Community School District Announces Two Administrative Resignations

Atlantic Community School District Announces Two Administrative Resignations

Elizabeth Anderson, Dakota Oswalt, and Katie Birge April 6, 2023

This week, the Atlantic Community School District School Board approved the resignations of Superintendent Steve Barber and Finance Director & Board Secretary Sarah Sheeder. Sheeder submitted her resignation...

The 2023-2024 Atlantic FFA Chapter Officers (back) Colton Rudy, Roth Den Beste, Wyatt Simons, Lily Johnson. (front) Claire Pellett, Charli Goff, Lola Comes.

Atlantic FFA Holds Annual Banquet

Lily Johnson*, Contributor April 5, 2023

The Atlantic FFA Banquet was held on Monday, March 28, at the Atlantic High School. There were 172 members and guests present at the event. The banquet started with the opening ceremonies, led by the 2022-2023...

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