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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...

Behind the Scenes of Trojan Diner

Behind the Scenes of Trojan Diner

Aliyah Jordan

December 4, 2018


Filed under Activities, School News, Showcase

Here at AHS, Foods 2 is a course offered to students who have passed Intro to Foods and are ready to move to the next level. One aspect of this class is the chance to participate in Trojan Diner, which is a restaurant the students put together to get a real life experience for what it would be like to wo...

Students Familiarize Themselves with Latin Music

Students Familiarize Themselves with Latin Music

Ariel Clark

November 29, 2018


Filed under Features, News Briefs, School News

¡Hola! ¿Quieres bailar? Translating to "Dance Friday," Spanish teacher Trisha Niceswanger hosts "Bailes Viernes" during her AO period every Friday. Niceswanger said, “It’s a no judgment zone.” Though the majority of her attendees are freshmen, she reports that she does have quite a few regula...

AHS Choir to Present Madrigal Dinner

AHS Choir to Present Madrigal Dinner

Gillian Askeland

November 26, 2018


Filed under Activities, News Briefs, School News

Mark your calendars, AHS! The Atlantic Choir Department will be presenting a Madrigal Dinner which will feature singing, dancing, and acting. The Madrigal Dinner is a choir tradition, as it has been going for nearly eight years. This event is set in the Renaissance time period, as it features royalty,...

Kurt Meyer Presents Pulitzer Prize Information

Kurt Meyer Presents Pulitzer Prize Information

Alyssa Brockob

November 26, 2018


Filed under Features, School News

Many students aren’t accustomed to the names Hamlin Garland and Edna Furber, nor their accomplishments, and close to home roots. Both Garland and Furber were highly acclaimed authors and won the Pulitzer Prize for their work, but what do these two have in common with students from AHS? Both were r...

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