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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...

NEWS BRIEF — New Para-Educator Brings a New Point of View

NEWS BRIEF — New Para-Educator Brings a New Point of View

Kolby Parrott

October 23, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, School News

Open the books and get cracking. Laurie Parrott is the new para-educator in the media center, and she is making changes. Parrott switched up the couches and she decorated the windows so the kids would know what is happening at school and whether it is an A or B day. Parrott wanted to make sure the library was ...

NEWS BRIEF — AHS Investigates True Crime

NEWS BRIEF — AHS Investigates True Crime

Mia Trotter

October 22, 2018


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

Have you ever wanted to stick your your fingers into the mind of serial killer? In room 303 English teacher Emma Bireline holds a class during the A-O period every Friday dedicated to true crime. “This is a student-led group,” Bireline said. Learning about what other students know about true crim...

NEWS BRIEF — Student Council Brightens the Parking Lot

NEWS BRIEF — Student Council Brightens the Parking Lot

Makynzie Steffens

October 22, 2018


Filed under Activities, News Briefs, School News

Get in line AHS! Trojan parking is now available for all students, but this time it’s customizable. On Monday, Oct.15, all seniors were able to purchase their spots; the next day juniors bought theirs. On Wednesday sophomores had a chance to sign up, and lastly, the freshmen could choose theirs. ...

NEWS BRIEF — It’s Almost Time for “Almost, Maine”

NEWS BRIEF — It’s Almost Time for “Almost, Maine”

Molly McFadden

October 22, 2018


Filed under Fine Arts, News Briefs, School News, Speech and Theater

The posters are up! "Almost, Maine" will be performed on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2 and 3, at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday, Nov. 4 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 for adults and $4 for students. Activity passes will not be accepted. The play takes place in the town of Almost, Maine, and each scene is set at ...

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