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Local Group Formed to Enhance School Safety

Local Group Formed to Enhance School Safety

Ashley Wendt and Erin Wendt

March 16, 2018


Filed under Features, School News, Showcase

In consideration of recent school shootings that have taken place in the country, a local group called “Iowans Protecting Our Children,” or IPOC, has gotten together and formed a plan to help secure the schools. Junior Joshua Smith helped organize this group after discussing the Parkland, Fla. s...

NEWS BRIEF – AHS FUEL Game Night Saturday

NEWS BRIEF – AHS FUEL Game Night Saturday

Cale Roller

March 16, 2018


Filed under Activities, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

Saturday, March 17, AHS Fuel is hosting a “game night.” The event will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. You do not have to register, you just can just show up and enjoy the games. You do not have to stay for the whole event, and you can come and go as you please. There are multiple games being played. Th...

NEWS BRIEF – Tractor Day takes place at AHS

NEWS BRIEF – Tractor Day takes place at AHS

Pluma Pross, Journalism Production Student

March 15, 2018


Filed under Features, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

Today, March 15, 2018, 10 tractors are participating in tractor day along with two pedal tractors. There is a range of tractors from small to large, with different colors and styles. All of the tractors are parked in the first two rows on the east side of the parking lot. They started their journey at t...

Winter Formal Re-Try

Winter Formal Re-Try

Anastasia Muell and McKenzie Waters

March 6, 2018


Filed under Activities, School News, Showcase

The AHS Winter Formal dance will be held Friday, March 16 from 8:30-11 p.m in the commons. Students will be required to wear formal attire to the dance; jeans, sweats, polos, and t-shirts do not qualify. It is suggested for males to wear a dress shirt and tie, dress slacks or a nice sweater. Females...

Learning at AHS

Learning at AHS

March 5, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase

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Trojan Diner Serves Up Success Among Teachers and Community Members

Trojan Diner Serves Up Success Among Teachers and Community Members

Alyssa Brockob and Hana Holtz

March 2, 2018


Filed under Activities, Features, School News, Showcase

For 15 years, AHS students have been serving up great times and great food through the Trojan Diner. The restaurant-like experience has been something to look forward to for both involved students as well as teachers and other community members who attend. FCS teacher Meryl Hopper-Henningsen, the adv...

Meet a State Champ: John McConkey

Meet a State Champ: John McConkey

Ashley Wendt and Erin Wendt

March 2, 2018


Filed under Features, School News, Showcase, Wrestling

All aboard the Panther Train as things get chugging along for senior John McConkey, future wrestler at the University of Northern Iowa. Becoming the 2A 285-pound champion was the final accomplishment for McConkey as an Atlantic-CAM wrestler, and he said it gives him more confidence leading into the off...

Piano Classes Offered at AHS

Piano Classes Offered at AHS

Hannah Anstey, Journalism Production Student

March 1, 2018


Filed under Fine Arts, School News, Showcase

At AHS, Jennifer Gaesser is best known for her work with the choir students. Gaesser can now be known for an additional role: teaching students to play the piano. She has been teaching this class for three years now. The class meets eighth period in the choir room and additional individual practice ...

NEWS BRIEF-End of Third Quarter

NEWS BRIEF-End of Third Quarter

Anastasia Muell, Journalism Production Student

February 27, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, School News, Showcase

“Fractions are your friends.” But this time, it’s true! Atlantic High School is almost three-fourths of the way through the 2017-2018 school year. Friday, March 2 is the final day of the third quarter at Atlantic High School. Each quarter is three months long, leaving only three months until the fat...

NEWS BRIEF – Wi-Fi Disabled to Students’ Phones

NEWS BRIEF – Wi-Fi Disabled to Students’ Phones

Hannah Anstey

February 26, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, School News, Showcase

Students, teachers and guests at AHS will no longer be able to use the school's wi-fi on their phones. Vice Principal Matt Alexander explained that the change was to "minimize the distraction" phones cause during the school day.  While students can still access the internet through the use of their...

NEWS BRIEF – Winter Formal Postponed due to Future Weather Conditions

NEWS BRIEF – Winter Formal Postponed due to Future Weather Conditions

Kathryn Saluk, Journalism Production Student

February 23, 2018


Filed under Features, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

Winter Formal has been postponed due to inclement weather predicted on the original date. It will now be held on Friday, March 16th in the AHS commons from 8:30-11:00 p.m. The price is $5 per ticket, and once students leave the dance, they are not permitted to re-enter. The dress attire for boys s...

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