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Students Duel in Grilled Cheese Cook-Off

Students Duel in Grilled Cheese Cook-Off

Ashley Wendt and Erin Wendt

May 8, 2019

In a test of creativity, seniors Brandon Woodard and Christian Clausen decided to hold their own grilled cheese cook-off. The idea was first proposed on Thursday, May 2, and the pair were required to have their grocery lists prepared by Monday for the competition on Tuesday. The sandwiches were judged by A...

Academic Success in AHS

Academic Success in AHS

Caroline Pellett

April 24, 2019

The annual Hawkeye 10 All-Academic banquet was held on April 3, 2019, at the Cass County Community building in Atlantic. The banquet is always held in Atlantic as it is a central location for each school. Every year, 22 students throughout the conference are selected to receive this award, and six mem...

Career Day Returns to AHS

Career Day Returns to AHS

March 27, 2019

Career day was held on Wednesday, March 13 as an opportunity for students to learn more about different careers they expressed an interest in. Many volunteers came in to talk to classes about aspects of their jobs and answer any questions students had.

ISASP Testing to Replace Iowa Assessments

ISASP Testing to Replace Iowa Assessments

Dani Mathisen, Staff writer

March 25, 2019

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

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...

A Look Inside the Creative Writing Class

A Look Inside the Creative Writing Class

Aliyah Jordan

February 13, 2019

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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