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Are you sick? The nurse knows!

October 15, 2010

Filed under Beat Reports, School News

by Heather Harris Every day Atlantic High School nurse Kristi Simpson has to deal with situations that could cause her to get sick--and then again maybe not. Simpson says that when kids come into the nurse’s office, there is a 25% chance they have just come in to get out of class--to avoid a test, quiz, or maybe even if...

New Names for AHS Show Choirs

October 15, 2010

Filed under Activities, Beat Reports, Fine Arts, School News

New Names for AHS Show Choirs by Brandon Ballinger The Atlantic High School show choirs have changed their names. The varsity show choir, previously known as the Ambassadors, will now call themselves the Premier Show Choir. The change occurred Oct. 7 during the varsity show choir’s fourth-per...

Special Olympics touches many in South Central Iowa

October 8, 2010

Filed under Activities, School News, Sports

The Atlantic Super Bowl hosted the Special Olympics bowling tournament Friday, Oct. 1 and Saturday, Oct. 2.  Over 200 people, ages eight and up, from around South Central Iowa came to Atlantic, Iowa, to participate in the tournament. Planning for the fall event began in August with the Special Olympics...

AHS Lunch Line Changes

October 6, 2010

Filed under Beat Reports, School News

Lunchroom Changes By Behka Koontz As of Monday, Oct. 4, Atlantic High School employed new line barriers in hopes of reducing line cutting.  The line barriers are positioned on both sides of the entry doors to the food distribution area. Administrators decided to use line barriers to combat the c...

McKay tackles a new position and a new year

October 1, 2010

Filed under School News

by Malachi Wickman The administration for the 2010-2011 school year is made up of new faces.  With new faces come changes.  Heather McKay, Atlantic High School’s new principal, worked on her to-do list over the summer to prepare for her new position.  McKay’s general goal for the year is to...

Homecoming royalty crowned at AHS

October 1, 2010

Filed under Activities, Beat Reports, School News

by Alyssa Askeland Homecoming King Derek Tjepkes and Queen Tess Dusenberry, seniors at Atlantic High School, were crowned as AHS royalty on Friday, Sept. 24. As tradition, 7 senior boys and 7 senior girls are elected on to the homecoming court by the senior class.  On Thursday of homecoming week,...

AHS Trojanns fall to AL Lynx

October 1, 2010

Filed under School News, Sports

Trojann Volleyball Team Falls short to Class 4-A Opponent by Anthony Robinson The Trojann volleyball team fell short to the Abraham Lincoln Lynx Thursday night at Atlantic High School in a non-conference game.  The Lynx defeated the Trojanns 3 games to 1. The first game was a seesaw battle.  Ne...

Homecoming 2010 Slide Show

September 26, 2010

Filed under School News

Photos of the AHS 2010 Homecoming week are online now. Journalism students captured The Final Frontier theme throughout the week.  From dress days and lunch games to the assembly and game--photographers were on the scene to record students' enthusiasm.  Visit the photo album here if you are having problems viewing the album above....

Positive Behavior Rewarded

September 23, 2010

Filed under Academics, Beat Reports, School News

Positive Behavior Rewarded by Heather Harris Good behavior is rewarded in teacher Bev Schelling’s Level 2-3 Special Education classes; students are following point systems to earn rewards for their positive behavior. The purpose of this program is to reinforce the importance of following the beha...

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