• The football banquet is at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 24.
  • All state is on Saturday, Oct. 23.
  • There's a state cross country qualifying meet on Wednesday, Oct. 20.
  • The volleyball season has come to an end!
  • The pink out game is on Friday, Oct. 22.
  • There is a girls basketball meeting with Mr. Vargason on Tuesday, Oct. 19.
  • The varsity football team plays Creston on Friday, Oct. 22.
  • Football and cheerleading senior night is Friday, Oct. 22 at the Trojan Bowl.
  • There is a fall vocal concert on Tuesday, Oct. 19.
  • The next driver's ed class begins on Oct. 25.
  • NHS is holding a blood drive on Tuesday, Oct. 19.
  • Order your yearbook!
Many Orange Frog stuffed animals are found around the school, displayed in many ways.

Orange Frog Happiness Comes to ACSD

Can the district buy happiness?
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

New school board members discuss goals.
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...

$9M Renovation of Sports Facilities Plan Explained

$9M Renovation of Sports Facilities Plan Explained

The project will go before ACSD voters on March 4. Local businessman Kipp Harris presented the plan to community members on Feb.6.
Kayla Mauk February 27, 2019

Second of Three Superintendent Interviews Held Tuesday

Second of Three Superintendent Interviews Held Tuesday

Dr. Joe Potts of Kentlake High school in Washington interviewed with teams on 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 http://www.spencerdailyreporter.com/story/1959178.html

First of Three Superintendent Interviews Held Monday

Steve Barber, current superintendent of George-Little Rock, first to interview for ACSD top position.
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,...

Atlantic High School

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

Retirement plans "in the works" prior to recent board conflict
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...

File Photo - March 2016

Amstein Retirement Announced at Wednesday’s Board Meeting

Griswold sharing, new busses, renovations to Washington and videotaping of meetings also discussed
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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