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Saeugling Attends Iowa Youth Institute

Saeugling Attends Iowa Youth Institute

Emily Saeugling

May 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion, School News, Showcase

AHS junior Emily Saeugling attended the Iowa Youth Institute. After attending she wrote this piece, reflecting on her experience there, and what she learned. "Each April, students from around the state of Iowa gather in Hilton Coliseum for the Iowa Youth Institute (IYI). These students aren’t watchin...

FFA State Convention Recap

FFA State Convention Recap

Katie York

April 28, 2017


Filed under Activities, Club News, School News, Showcase

2016 AHS graduate Haley Carlson ran for State office at the annual FFA convention in Ames, April 9-11. Although she did not make the final ballot, it is a leadership accomplishment to run for office. Eighteen Atlantic FFA members traveled to the 89th Annual Iowa state FFA Leadership Conference. ...

Ebooks or Print?

Ebooks or Print?

Shadman Ornob

April 28, 2017


Filed under Features, School News

In this 21st century, people can carry a whole library in their hand. The popularity of e-books has increased a lot as technology has improved. There are lots of advantages to reading e-books. Ebooks can be downloaded to computers or phones, and once it is downloaded, it can be read without internet access. Th...

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Kirsten Brown

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Kirsten Brown

Chloé Newbury

April 27, 2017


Filed under Features, School News, Senior Spotlight, Showcase

The 2016-17 school year has been Kirsten Brown’s first and last in the Atlantic Community School District, as she went to Adair schools previously, and is graduating a year early. Brown plans to attend the University of Iowa to double major in biology and chemistry to get on the pre-med track. Sh...

AHS Celebrates Leadership Week

AHS Celebrates Leadership Week

Halsey Bailey and Erin Wendt

April 26, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase

Last week AHS celebrated National Student Council Leadership week. To do so, names of students who were recognized as leaders have been hung up on the wall in the front entrance with a one-word adjective describing them. Student Council president Emily Hohenberger explained that students who have their na...

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Caleb Williams

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Caleb Williams

April 26, 2017


Filed under Features, School News, Senior Spotlight, Showcase

Caleb Williams has been homeschooled for most of his life. He has participated in a wide variety of sports including: cross country, football, basketball, track and tennis. Tennis has been his favorite activity, as it’s “a lot more relaxed and more fun to hangout with the guys.” If he had a chance...

Trojan Tennis vs. the Cyclones

Trojan Tennis vs. the Cyclones

Jena Brosam, Editor in Chief

April 25, 2017


Filed under Activities, School News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Yesterday, April 24, the Trojan tennis teams competed against the Harlan Cyclones. The boy's defeated the Cyclones 7-2, while the girls lost to the Cyclones 2-7. In singles, junior Grant Podhajsky fell 7-10, junior Cooper McDermott won 10-3, junior Luke Hohenberger lost 8-10, freshman Nile Petersen...

Family Planning Center Provides Services

Family Planning Center Provides Services

Chase McLaren and Kerra Christensen

April 24, 2017


Filed under Features, School News, Showcase, Video

April is Public Health month, which is a good time to remind the public where to go for family planning and STD health concerns. AHS Journalists talked with public health nurse Linda Edelman to find the answers.

Recap of Trojan Girls’ Tennis Over the Weekend

Recap of Trojan Girls’ Tennis Over the Weekend

Jena Brosam, Editor In Chief

April 24, 2017


Filed under Activities, School News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Last Friday, the girls’ tennis team traveled to Glenwood to face off against the Rams. The team lost to the Rams 0-9. In singles, number one Jena Brosam played Ellie Osterloh, and lost 0-8. Number two Heather Freund played Brooklyn Taylor, and lost 0-8. Number three Carly Westphalen played Ruby Cro...

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