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Boys’ Soccer vs. L.C. and Harlan

Boys’ Soccer vs. L.C. and Harlan

Mariah Cook

May 19, 2017


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

The  Atlantic boys’ soccer team has had a tough week with three losses, all home. Tuesday, May 9, the team played Lewis Central, where they took a 4-0 loss. Last year when the Trojans played LC they lost 1-4.  Lewis Central is ranked 8th in the state at this time. Senior Taylor Kirchner said the team struggl...

How Do You Unwind?

How Do You Unwind?

Shadman Ornob

May 18, 2017


Filed under Features, School News, Showcase

Stress, it is the monster that claws you really bad when it grabs you. It grasps behind the eyes and works its way into your throat, your heart, your head. But, how do you unwind? Stress can make people feel really bad. Stress can cause people to panic and be nervous. According to American Psycho...

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Madelyn Kickland

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Madelyn Kickland

May 16, 2017


Filed under Features, School News, Senior Spotlight, Showcase

Senior Madelyn Kickland is going to college for pre-med. Kickland has always lived in Atlantic with her parents, Haley and Jim Kickland, her younger sister Mycala and her two dogs, Espen and Bendit. Her mom is her role model throughout the years. “As I grew up, I watched her as she went to college, get...

Eye of the Needle, May 10, 2017

Eye of the Needle, May 10, 2017
https://youtu.be/1602ApwOxwM

May 10, 2017


Filed under Eye of the Needle, School News, Video

Getting to know the Class of 2017: Hannah West

Getting to know the Class of 2017: Hannah West

Halsey Bailey, JP Student

May 10, 2017


Filed under School News, Senior Spotlight, Senior Spotlight, Showcase

Hannah West sticks to the things she puts her mind to, and she’s proud of it. If given the chance for a “do-over” in life, West would change nothing. As a child, West had absolutely no idea what she wanted to be when she grew up. However, she recently swore into the Marine Corps. “I wanted t...

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...

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