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  • Girls swiming will head Lewis Central this week.
  • Volleyball senior night will be held Thursday.
  • Football will be at Des Moines Christian on Friday!
  • There will be a 1.5 hour early dismissal on Sep. 23.
  • Cross country will run in Creston on Sep. 22.
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Sitting Down with Hunt and McLean

Newly-elected school board members Nick Hunt and Laura McLean smile for the camera. In order to prepare for the tasks of the Board, Hunt went to a leadership camp and McLean attended seminars.

Molly McFadden, Editor

December 19, 2019

The two new members of the Atlantic School Board are ready to make their marks on the district. Nick Hunt and Laura McLean met with AHSneedle editors on Monday, Dec. 16 to discuss their plans as they take office.  Both board members have a vision for their contribution to the schools: Hunt has specific...

Second of Three Superintendent Interviews Held Tuesday

Second of Three Superintendent Interviews Held Tuesday

Marcus Duranceau and Logan Templeton

March 1, 2017

On Tuesday, Feb. 28,  the second interview of three for the new Atlantic School District superintendent was held. Dr. Joe Potts has been the principal of Kentlake High School in Washington since 2011. Prior to that he was the assistant principal from 2005-2010, curriculum and instruction direct...

First of Three Superintendent Interviews Held Monday

Steve Barber, pictured above when serving as principal of Spencer Middle School in 2011. Photo courtesy of the Spencer Reporter http://www.spencerdailyreporter.com/story/1959178.html

Zeke Whetstone and Sarah Schorle

February 28, 2017

 On Monday, Feb. 27, the Atlantic school board held their first of three interviews for the district’s new superintendent. Monday’s candidate was George-Little Rock’s current superintendent, Steven Barber. Barber is from the Iowa area and has been the superintendent at George-Little Rock si...

New Superintendent Search

Atlantic High School

Hannah Alff

January 5, 2017

As the school year goes on, the search for a new superintendent emerges. The superintendent is a person who manages or superintends a school system. The interview process for a new superintendent is a long and complicated process. “We are looking for somebody who is a good communicator, good wi...

Superintendent Discusses Retirement

Superintendent Discusses Retirement

Zeke Whetstone

April 16, 2016

Atlantic School District superintendent Dr. Michael Amstein announced Wednesday that he will not be returning after the 2016-2017 school year. Although there has been recent conflict with school board members, Amstein said that it has nothing to do with his retirement. Amstein has had a “rollin...

Amstein Retirement Announced at Wednesday’s Board Meeting

File Photo - March 2016

Zeke Whetstone

April 14, 2016

“You get to a point in your life where it’s time to look at something else,” Atlantic Superintendent Dr. Mike Amstein said as he announced his retirement at last night’s board meeting. The Atlantic School board held its regular meeting Wednesday, April 13, at AHS. The meeting discussed issue...

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