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  • March 11There is a college planning/financial aid night on Thursday in the auditorium starting at 6:00 p.m.

  • March 11There is no school Thursday and Friday due to Parent/Teacher Conferences.

  • March 11The Female Athlete Symposium is tomorrow night 5:00-10:00 p.m.

  • March 11Tennis practice starts today!

  • March 11The wrestling banquet is tonight starting at 6:30 p.m. Congrats on the incredible season wrestlers!

  • March 11Boys' soccer practice starts today!

  • March 11Golf practice starts today!

  • October 15Buy your yearbook!!!

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...

NEWS BRIEF — Seniors Prepare to Celebrate 2018 Football Banquet

NEWS BRIEF — Seniors Prepare to Celebrate 2018 Football Banquet

Colin Mullenix

October 23, 2018


Filed under Football, Football, News Briefs, School News

The 2018 Football banquet will be held this Sunday, Oct. 28. in the Atlantic High School commons. The seniors, juniors and sophomores have to bring a side dish and table service. The freshmen are to bring a dessert and table service as well. There will be meat provided by Hy-Vee and drinks will be provide...

NEWS BRIEF — Emotions Run High at Senior’s Last Game

NEWS BRIEF — Emotions Run High at Senior’s Last Game

Payton Fewson

October 23, 2018


Filed under Football, News Briefs, School News, Sports Showcase

Going into the last game of the football season, emotions were running high for the seniors on Friday, Oct. 19. They knew that it was highly unlikely they would play another high school football game due to there 3-5 record. Senior Kenny Jimerson said, “This game was really important to us. Last gam...

Writing Club Inspires Students to Explore Their Literary Abilities

Writing Club Inspires Students to Explore Their Literary Abilities

Shayla Luke

October 23, 2018


Filed under Club News, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

With an aspiration to improve upon writing skills and development, students can engage in their desires of knowledge with a new addition to Atlantic High School. Writing Club, an extracurricular activity held by advisors Allison Berryhill and Randall Simpson, is a half-hour experience for students to expa...

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