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Girls Golf Places Third at Willow Creek

Girls Golf Places Third at Willow Creek

Jaxson Eden, Ben Renaud

April 20, 2017


Filed under Girls Golf, School News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The girls golf traveled to West Des Moines on Monday April 17. The girls finished third with a 337 team score. Among the 16 teams, all of them were 4A schools besides Atlantic. They fell to Johnston who shot 331 and Waukee shot 333. The medalist was Sydney Eaton from Mason-City with a 67. The highest...

Trojan Tennis Plays Denison Monarchs

Trojan Tennis Plays Denison Monarchs

Jena Brosam, Editor In Chief

April 19, 2017


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

Yesterday, April 19, the boys’ and girls’ tennis teams played the Denison Monarchs. The girl’s lost to last year’s H-10 conference champions 0-9 at home, and the boy’s won 7-2 on the road. In singles, number one senior Jena Brosam lost 0-8, junior Heather Freund lost 1-8, senior Carly ...

Hypnotism at AHS Prom

Hypnotism at AHS Prom

John McConkey

April 19, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase

Hypnosis was first discovered in 1770 by Franz Mesmer, when he started observing something he referred to as “animal magnetism.”  Since then, the argument of whether hypnosis works has been a doozy.  Last Saturday night (technically Sunday morning), at the 2017 AHS Prom, 24 students were selec...

Boys Soccer vs. Carroll

Boys Soccer vs. Carroll

Mariah Cook

April 19, 2017


Filed under Activities, School News, Sports, Sports Showcase, The Gallery, Uncategorized

Tuesday April 11 the boys’ soccer team traveled to Carroll to play the Tigers. Carroll's record this year is 0-4 following last seasons 2-14 record. Last year the Trojans beat the Tigers 7-2. This season the Trojans came home with the win again but this time 7-3. The Trojans seven goals were made by senio...

Robots Taking Over AHS

Shadman Ornob

April 18, 2017


Filed under School News

Robots, in an instant people think of machines capable of completing human orders. Robots are also thought as big machines that build cars or the ones that can be seen on Hollywood movies. But robots are even in our everyday life, from automatic pool cleaners to toys for kids.   According to “What Robo...

Every 15 Minutes Impacts Students and Parents

Every 15 Minutes Impacts Students and Parents

Brooke Newell

April 7, 2017


Filed under Features, School News, Showcase

(I hope) everyone will listen to their annoying protective parents to be careful, and be responsible.

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Trojan Horse Comes Galloping In

Trojan Horse Comes Galloping In

Sarah Schorle

April 7, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase

Need more news from the Needle? Look no further than the brand new Trojan Horse newsletter! Each week, the Trojan Horse will bring you highlights from the week including sections for the fine arts, sports, school news, Eye of the Needle, and so much more! It's the perfect way to stay up-to-date with...

Boys’ Golf Loses to Kuemper

Boys’ Golf Loses to Kuemper

Dillon Sonntag and Jaxson Eden

April 6, 2017


Filed under Activities, Boys' Golf, School News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

On Tuesday, April 4th, the boys’ golf team traveled to Carroll for a dual against the Nights and lost in a close one 147-143. The Trojans played on a course they have never seen before but it didn’t effect them much with Senior Jake Olsen tied for 1st and shot 35 which is good enough for even ...

Five Students Earn Hawkeye Ten Academic Honors

Five Students Earn Hawkeye Ten Academic Honors

Jaxson Eden

April 6, 2017


Filed under Academics, School News, Showcase

Five Atlantic students received Hawkeye Ten academic honors with one of them earning the Character Award. The five seniors were Megan Behrends, Sam Coder, Emily Hohenberger, Tori Krogh, and Anna Iekel. Emily Hohenberger was honored with the Character Award it is an award that is someone who is proficient...

What Does Your Phone Know About You?

What Does Your Phone Know About You?

John McConkey

April 6, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase

Some people roaming the halls of Atlantic High School always seems to be sporting the brand new technological gadgets these youths refer to as “wireless telephones,”  and whichever one of these contraptions you have, ranging from the brand new iPhone 7 to a poorly beaten up Samsung Galaxy s5, it...

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