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  • January 21Good luck to the wrestling team at the Hawkeye 10 tournament on Saturday!

  • January 21Girls' and boys' basketball are facing off against the Red Oak Tigers on Friday, boys at home and girls on the road.

  • January 21Atlantic-CAM wrestling is hosting a double dual on Thursday, good luck!

  • October 15Buy your yearbook!!!

Getting to Know an Iconic Teacher: Trace Petersen

Getting to Know an Iconic Teacher: Trace Petersen

Ariel Clark, Staff Writer

January 21, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

Trace Petersen has been the American History teacher for Atlantic High School for 14 years and counting. He began in 2005, with the intent to retire closer to his family. Originally from Elkhorn, Petersen graduated from Elkhorn Kimballton before going to Iowa Western in Clarinda for two years and then...

Haulin’ Drugs and Haulin’ Stars — REVIEW

Haulin’ Drugs and Haulin’ Stars — REVIEW

Grace Clay, Editor

January 21, 2019


Filed under Humor/Satire, Opinion, Reviews, Showcase

As you already know, there will be spoilers ahead. Probably of both the major and minor variety. Leave now or forever hold your peace. I’ll begin with a basic plot explanation for those of you rebels who haven’t seen the movie. “The Mule” is about an old man named Earl Stone (played by the age...

Atlantic Sweeps Clarinda in Boys’-Girls’ Doubleheader

Atlantic Sweeps Clarinda in Boys’-Girls’ Doubleheader

Hana Holtz, Editor

January 18, 2019


Filed under Boys' Basketball, Girls' Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Both the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams headed for Clarinda on Thursday to take on the Cardinals. The game was supposed to be played the following night, but was moved up due to impending inclement weather. Because of the schedule change, the freshman teams and the girls’ JV team didn’t c...

Another Loss to the Knights for the Trojans

Another Loss to the Knights for the Trojans

Makynzie Steffens, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


Filed under Boys' Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The Trojan boys traveled to Carroll to face the Kuemper Catholic Knights on Tuesday, Jan. 15. Throughout the entirety of the game, both teams were head to head on the scoreboard. At the end of the first quarter, the Trojans were leading with a score of 8-7. Senior Chase Mullenix had the first baske...

In the Midst of Practice for “Anything Goes”

In the Midst of Practice for “Anything Goes”

Shayla Luke and Dajai Wesson

January 18, 2019


Filed under Activities, Features, Fine Arts, Showcase

Working hard for opening night, preparation for the spring musical has taken effect. Titled “Anything Goes,” the production is making its way on stage in March. As an annual tradition, the cast is putting forth all of their energy into hosting the performance. Following the antics of an ocean liner, t...

Close Game for Trojan Girls

Close Game for Trojan Girls

Kennedy Goergen and Lauren Nicholas

January 17, 2019


Filed under Girls' Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Trojan girls basketball took a hard fall to the Kuemper Catholic Knights on Tuesday, Jan. 15. Head coach Dan Vargason said the plan of attack for the game was to “get more pressure,” make the Knights work full court to “get them out of their rhythm,” and be “more aggressive at the rim” offens...

District Large Group to be Held on Saturday

District Large Group to be Held on Saturday

Camryn Church, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019


Filed under Fine Arts, Showcase, Speech and Theater

For speech and debate students, District Large Group is coming up on Saturday, Jan. 19. The event will be held at Clarinda High School, and the public can attend the event. A suggested $3 donation can also be made. Fifteen students from AHS are planning to attend the competition. There are a total of ...

Show Choir Season Kicks Off

Show Choir Season Kicks Off

Molly McFadden, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019


Filed under Activities, Choir, Fine Arts, Showcase

Atlantic-CAM Places Second at Loyd Shaffer Tournament

Atlantic-CAM Places Second at Loyd Shaffer Tournament

Caroline Pellett

January 15, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Wrestling

The Atlantic-Cam wrestling team traveled to Marion, IA for the Loyd Shaffer Tournament on Saturday, Jan. 12. The wrestlers left after school on Friday and arrived later that night where they practiced and stayed overnight to avoid driving up early the next morning. Wrestling began at 10 a.m. on Saturday, but ...

Tough Week for Trojan Girls

Tough Week for Trojan Girls

Hana Holtz, Editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under Girls' Basketball, Showcase, Sports

In girls’ varsity action last week, Atlantic dropped both of their games. The Trojans fell to the Glenwood Rams on Tuesday in Glenwood, 69-37. Before competing against Atlantic, Glenwood held a record of 7-3. Atlantic was outscored in all four quarters by the Rams. Junior Kenzie Waters netted 11 points for th...

Trojans Toppled by the Titans

Trojans Toppled by the Titans

Colin Mullenix and Braden Smith

January 14, 2019


Filed under Boys' Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Last Friday the Atlantic Trojan boys basketball team took on the Lewis Central Titans. Lewis Central came into the game with a 7-3 record and one loss in the Hawkeye 10, while Atlantic came into the game with a 4-7 record and five losses in the Hawkeye 10. The night ended with a loss for the Trojans, wi...

Glenwood Rams Top Atlantic Trojans

Glenwood Rams Top Atlantic Trojans

Madison Botos and Maycie Waters

January 10, 2019


Filed under Boys' Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The Glenwood Rams outscored the Atlantic Trojans in three of the four quarters during the game on Jan. 8 in Glenwood, dropping the Trojans' record to 4-7. The starters for the Trojans were made up of sophomore Skyler Handlos, junior Tyler Moen, and seniors Nathan Behrends, Chase Mullenix and Logan Reil...

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