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Academic Opportunities Come to AHS

Academic Opportunities Come to AHS

Tayler Burg and Pluma Pross

May 24, 2018


Filed under School News

Change is coming to the school day this fall, as AHS will be implementing a new curriculum for the start of 2018-19 school year. This new program is called Academic Opportunities (AO) and will give teachers time to work with specific students on skill deficits or skill development in their particular...

Teachers Negotiate for Changes

Teachers Negotiate for Changes

Grace Bruckner and Kelsie Siedlik

May 24, 2018


Filed under Features, School News, Showcase

Many students have been wondering why approximately 70 teachers attended the Atlantic School Board meeting on the night of April 11. According to the agenda, the meeting was a regularly scheduled monthly business meeting to approve the budget and finances. This is a time when the board certifies that t...

Trojan Runners Make History at State Track

Trojan Runners Make History at State Track

Ashley Wendt

May 21, 2018


Filed under Boys' Track, Girls' Track, School News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Five broken records, five State champions, eight medal earning times and a runner-up team finish. The Trojan boys' track team had a busy and successful weekend at the Iowa High School State track meet held over the course of three days: May 17, 18 and 19. They competed in 11 events, bringing along 12...

Told By the Black and Gold –

Told By the Black and Gold –

Noah Rutherford, Jiles McCoy, Brandon Woodard, and Marcus Duranceau

May 9, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase

Your AHS Podcast! Featuring Rachelle Lipp, Clayton Jipsen, and Hana Holtz

NEWS BRIEF — Physics Class Prepares to Race

NEWS BRIEF — Physics Class Prepares to Race

Brandon Woodard

May 4, 2018


Filed under Activities, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

The annual physics boat races will be held on Friday, May 11. Science teacher Jedd Sherman organizes the building of the boats that his physics class will use to participate in a boat race across the pond at the Nishna Golf Course. Students in the class are allotted three construction days during class-tim...

Getting to Know Our New AD: Andrew Mitchell

Getting to Know Our New AD: Andrew Mitchell

Anna Lowary and Reagan Pellett

May 1, 2018


Filed under Activities, Features, School News

Be prepared to see a new face around the halls next year, AHS. A new activities director and assistant principal is coming to town. The school board hired Andrew Mitchell of Fort Madison on April 11 in hopes of bringing new ideas to the school. Mitchell grew up in Geneseo, Ill., which is a small town simila...

NEWS BRIEF – College Class Info Night to Be Held Wednesday

NEWS BRIEF – College Class Info Night to Be Held Wednesday

Grace Bruckner, Journalism Production Student

April 30, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, School News

A meeting will be held Wednesday night for all students that have registered for one or more Iowa Western Community College classes for the 2018-19 school year. It is expected that all students show up with their parents at 7 p.m to receive information presented by a representative from IWCC. The...

NEWS BRIEF – AHS Showcases Its Art

NEWS BRIEF – AHS Showcases Its Art

Anna Lowary, Journalism Production Student

April 27, 2018


Filed under Fine Arts, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

Yesterday there was a Hawkeye 10 art show held at the Kuemper Catholic High School.  AHS students took home 35 ribbons. Hanna Layland and Devin Erickson got All-State conference awards. According to art teacher Pat Wiederien, all of the schools will get the same number of ribbons. The ribbons...

NEWS BRIEF – Pellett wins Grain Production Award

NEWS BRIEF – Pellett wins Grain Production Award

Kelsie Siedlik, Journalism Production Student

April 24, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, School News, Showcase

Senior Cale Pellett won the State FFA proficiency award for Grain Production on Tuesday, March 23, at the State FFA Convention held in Ankney. Pellett will compete at the National FFA Convention in October. According to the press release, Pellett has 47.6 acres in corn/soybean rotation production. Pellett...

NEWS BRIEF — AHS Blood Drive

NEWS BRIEF — AHS Blood Drive

Grace Clay, Journalism Production Student

April 24, 2018


Filed under Activities, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

Atlantic High School will be hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, May 2. Students are able to donate blood at the age of 16 but they must have parental consent. There will be NHS members in the entrance before school and walking around at lunch with a sheet to sign-up.

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