The student news site of Atlantic High School


The student news site of Atlantic High School


The student news site of Atlantic High School


Atlantic Community School District Announces Two Administrative Resignations

Atlantic Community School District Announces Two Administrative Resignations

Elizabeth Anderson, Dakota Oswalt, and Katie Birge April 6, 2023

This week, the Atlantic Community School District School Board approved the resignations of Superintendent Steve Barber and Finance Director & Board Secretary Sarah Sheeder. Sheeder submitted her resignation...

The Atlantic Board of Education discusses COVID-19 mitigation strategies at a previous meeting.

McLean Responds to Rumors about ACSD Superintendent

Questions surfaced about Atlantic Community School District Superintendent Steve Barber last week. On Monday, March 27, the Atlantic News Telegraph reported that there was “no change in employment status”...

Josh McLaren, Amanda Berg, and Kristy Pellett are running for school board.

Meet the School Board Candidates

Taliya James, Editor October 28, 2021

The election of two Atlantic school board members will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 2. The three candidates visited with editors to share their ideas, visions, and concerns about the district. Answers have...

Many Orange Frog stuffed animals are found around the school, displayed in many ways.

Orange Frog Happiness Comes to ACSD

Elizabeth Anderson, Editor September 13, 2021

Look around: small fuzzy orange frogs, bright orange bracelets, funny orange headbands, and a new welcome banner can be seen throughout AHS.  Curious students want to know: What’s up with the orange...

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.

Sitting Down with Hunt and McLean

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...

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....

Steve Barber, pictured above when serving as principal of Spencer Middle School in 2011. Photo courtesy of the Spencer Reporter

First of Three Superintendent Interviews Held Monday

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,...

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New Superintendent Search

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...

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...

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Amstein Retirement Announced at Wednesday’s Board Meeting

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...

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