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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 ...

NEWS BRIEF — Conference Yields Award for AHS Journalism

NEWS BRIEF — Conference Yields Award for AHS Journalism

Hana Holtz, Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under Academics, News Briefs, School News

A new banner is flying at AHS. The AHS Needle journalism students brought home the 2018 All-Iowa News Team of the Year banner on Thursday, Oct. 25. The award was presented at Iowa’s annual student journalism conference at the University of Iowa. The Iowa High School Press Association awards the banner to the ...

NEWS BRIEF — YMCA Field Trip for Health Classes

NEWS BRIEF — YMCA Field Trip for Health Classes

Braden Smith

October 30, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, School News

P.E. teacher Cole Renken and his health classes went to the local YMCA on Oct. 18. While they were there, students participated in a heart rate lab by using the treadmills at different speeds for different amounts of time. The goal was to see how the different levels of exercise affected the user's he...

NEWS BRIEF — Many Contribute to Make Wrestling Walkway a Reality

NEWS BRIEF — Many Contribute to Make Wrestling Walkway a Reality

Caroline Pellett

October 28, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, School News

According to assistant wrestling coach Tucker Weber, head coach Tim Duff has always wanted to build a walkway to the multipurpose room. Many families and fans within the Trojan wrestling community have also pushed for this project and will be contributing to the cost of the project.   Concrete is ...

NEWS BRIEF – Classic Book Club Makes Its Debut

NEWS BRIEF – Classic Book Club Makes Its Debut

Dazia Sorensen

October 24, 2018


Filed under Club News, News Briefs, School News

Looking for a way to pass the time? Look no further than the Classic Book Club, where students can enjoy classic literature with their friends and learn all about the books they don’t visit in class. Classic Book Club was first the thought of two freshmen, Katy Rothfusz and Brynna Kern.  Bireline sai...

Students’ Art Brightens the Hallways

Students’ Art Brightens the Hallways

Da'Jai Wesson

October 24, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, School News

Walking through the halls of AHS, you might notice the art displayed around a corner or two. The AP art students have several of their pieces up on the walls in the hall by the art room. Art teacher, Pat Wiederen said that the AP students have been putting their art out in the halls since the first ye...

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