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NEWS BRIEF – Winter Sports by the Numbers

NEWS BRIEF – Winter Sports by the Numbers

Connor Church

November 26, 2018


Filed under Activities, Boys' Basketball, Girls' Basketball, News Briefs, School News, Sports, Swimming, Wrestling

Winter sports are in full swing at AHS, with the beginning of five seasons: boys' basketball, girls' basketball, boys' swimming, archery and wrestling. The boys' basketball team is looking to start a new chapter this season as head coach Jeff Ebling takes over for former coach Alan Jenkins. The boys finished with a 14-9 r...

College Tips from Alumnus Zeke Whetstone

College Tips from Alumnus Zeke Whetstone

Beau Dickerson, Caroline Pellett, and Ashley Wendt

November 22, 2018


Filed under Academics, Features, School News, Showcase

2018 graduate Zeke Whetstone re-entered the halls of Atlantic High School with a smile and a wish to help prepare seniors for their college experience by sharing some of his own findings. Whetstone currently attends Iowa State University as a first-generation college student, and initially began as an undec...

AHS Journalism Claims Another Award

AHS Journalism Claims Another Award

Hana Holtz, Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under Academics, News Briefs, School News

After taking home the title of All-Iowa News Team of the Year for class A, AHS journalism snagged yet another award for their hard work. This time the focus was on the 2017-18 Javelin. The Iowa High School Press Association, or IHSPA, judged the Javelin on unifying concepts (photography and design...

Successful Business Managed by AHS Senior

Successful Business Managed by AHS Senior

Grace Barkley and Jenna Pelzer

November 17, 2018


Filed under Features, School News, Showcase

A new business in town, Off the Rack, is a second-hand clothing store owned by senior Cambry Miller. The store displays good-condition used clothing that people can bring for Miller to buy from. The clothes cannot have any stains or holes and must be of good quality. After buying clothing, Miller g...

NEWS BRIEF — Deadline For Senior Photos is Nearing

NEWS BRIEF — Deadline For Senior Photos is Nearing

Tristin Jessen

November 15, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, School News

It is now time for the seniors to take their senior photos. The pictures are due February 1st, 2019. The photos must be vertical, waist up, face forward, or slight profile. This photo is to be seniors only, so props, other people, and pets are not allowed in the photo. Eyes need to be open, with no m...

Prom Dress Wishes from Fellow AHS Students

Prom Dress Wishes from Fellow AHS Students

Dani Mathisen and Makynzie Steffens

November 13, 2018


Filed under Features, School News, Showcase

Prom is on the horizon for the students of Atlantic High School. Many girls are beginning to look for dresses in preparation for the night they’ve been waiting for. This year, prom will be held on Saturday, April 6. Juniors Gillian Askeland and Reagan Pellett have already decided on their dres...

Boys’ Basketball Welcomes New Coach

Boys’ Basketball Welcomes New Coach

Kennedy Goergen and Lauren Nicholas

November 12, 2018


Filed under Boys' Basketball, School News, Sports

Atlantic is welcoming a new coach to the district this year. Jeff Ebling, the new head coach for boys basketball, is currently on his 17th year of coaching high school basketball at various school districts. His most recent coaching position was at Norwalk as the assistant coach for three years. Accordin...

Students Prepare for All-State Performance

Students Prepare for All-State Performance

Molly McFadden

November 9, 2018


Filed under Activities, Band, Choir, Fine Arts, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

After spending hours each day learning and practicing their music, four students from Atlantic are ready to perform at the 2018 All-State Music Festival. Genevieve Martinez, Sarah Schorle and Avery Andersen will be performing in the All-State Choir. Alexander Somers will play the tuba in the All-State ...

Curtains Close for “Almost, Maine”

Curtains Close for “Almost, Maine”

Shayla Luke

November 9, 2018


Filed under Fine Arts, School News, Showcase, Speech and Theater

The performance has wrapped, the cast has taken their final bows and a collective sigh of relief can be heard through the auditorium. As a tale from the perspective of the various characters, the play’s particularly interesting vinette-style provided a refreshing experience for its young actors and audien...

Choir Hosts Annual Chili Cook-Off

Choir Hosts Annual Chili Cook-Off

Dazia Sorensen

November 9, 2018


Filed under Activities, Choir, Fine Arts, News Briefs, School News

Are you hungry for a spicy dish that will chase away the oncoming cold? Look no further than the Atlantic High School Choir Chili Cook-Off, hosted in the commons of AHS on Nov. 10, 2018, from 5 - 7:30 pm. The cook-off will feature nine contestants, as well as a bake sale and karaoke. Tickets cost $...

FFA Brings Seven to National Convention

FFA Brings Seven to National Convention

Ashley Wendt and Erin Wendt

November 7, 2018


Filed under Activities, FFA, School News, Showcase

With the theme of “Just One,” 2018 marked the 91st annual National FFA Convention, held in Indianapolis, Indiana. According to the 2017-18 National FFA Officer Team, the idea is that “one moment, one encounter, one opportunity is all it takes to radically change the course of our lives.” The...

Possible New Opportunities for AHS Students

Possible New Opportunities for AHS Students

Alyssa Brockob

November 6, 2018


Filed under Academics, School News

Decisions, decisions. What to wear? What to have for lunch? What to do for the rest of my life? When even minute-to-minute decisions crowd our minds, how can we think ahead to lifelong choices of college and careers? The ACSD School-to-Work committee wants to help students navigate the uncertain path of ...

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