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  • The choir is having a fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 16. The chili-cook off starts at 5:30 p.m.
  • The fall play is showing Friday, Nov. 15, Saturday, Nov. 16, and Sunday, Nov. 17. Break a leg!
  • The 2018-19 Javelin is in!

Another Trip, Another Taco Night

Another Trip, Another Taco Night

Da'Jai Wesson, Editor

November 12, 2019

This summer, 28 Spanish class students will be taking a trip to Costa Rica. In order to pay for their trips, the students have done two fundraisers so far, their most recent one being a taco feed for the community. The Taco Night fundraiser took place on Thursday, Nov. 7. Twenty-six of the 28 going ...

Girls Swim Shows at State

Girls Swim Shows at State

Hana Holtz, Editor

November 11, 2019

The Atlantic swim team had their last contest of the season at the state meet on Friday, Nov. 8 and Saturday, Nov. 9. The meet was held in Marshalltown. The Trojan team qualified six events the previous weekend. Senior Anna Lowary qualified for state in the 200 and 500-yard freestyles. In the 200-yard prelims...

2019-20 Girls Basketball Preview

2019-20 Girls Basketball Preview

Connor Church, Editor

November 8, 2019

The girls basketball season will be here before we know it. The Trojans are coming off of a 4-18 season in 2018-19. The Trojans are looking to improve this season and beyond. The Trojans lost three seniors last year in Baylee Newell, Alyssa Ginther, and Heidi Williams. This year, the Trojans will be...

Coming Up on Wrestling Season

Coming Up on Wrestling Season

Lexie Trotter, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

This wrestling season is coming up fast, and the first official practice is on Monday, Nov. 18. However, the wrestling room is already open to anyone and everyone on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays right after school. First-year coach Connor Larson said pre-season open mat gives wrestlers a chance to...

Looking Back on Girls Cross Country

Looking Back on Girls Cross Country

Taylor McCreedy, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

Football coach Lou Holtz once said, “Everyone goes through adversity in life, but what matters is how you learn from it.” This quote could easily describe the successes, disappointments, and perseverance for the 2019 Atlantic girls cross country team.   Expectations were high for the girls as prac...

The End of Football Season

The End of Football Season

Jasmyne Oasay-Waddell, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

Football is not just about the guys in the helmets and pads. It’s the coaches on the sidelines, the cheerleaders revving up the crowd, the band marching at halftime, and of course--the fans in the stands. The many people who contribute to the football experience can now reflect as the 2019 season ...

Lettering in Academics

Lettering in Academics

Grace Clay, Editor

November 7, 2019

Just as they recognize students for extracurricular achievements every year, the Atlantic High School formally recognizes the academic achievements of their students as well.  This year the assembly will be held on Monday, Nov. 25 at 9:36 a.m. in the high school auditorium. The academic award is p...

Helping Out in the Classroom

Helping Out in the Classroom

Da'Jai Wesson, Editor

November 6, 2019

There are many opportunities for high school credits at AHS. Being a teacher’s aide, or T/A for short, is one. High schoolers taking on the position of a teacher’s aide can find themselves assisting teachers who offer the job in whatever they need help with in the classroom.  Senior Aly Broc...

Atlantic Theatre Under New Ownership

Atlantic Theatre Under New Ownership

Grace Clay, Editor

November 6, 2019

With a new month comes new possibilities for the Atlantic Theatre. As of November 1, the Atlantic Fridley Theatre will no longer be owned by Fridley Theatres. It will be its own entity called the Atlas Atlantic Cinema.  There will also be many other changes coming with the new name, including ne...

Cross Country Season Ends in Fort Dodge

Cross Country Season Ends in Fort Dodge

Grace Clay, Editor

November 5, 2019

The cross country season has come to a close following the state meet. The boys’ team came in 14th place on Saturday. There were 15 squads present at the meet.  Individually, junior Craig Alan Becker earned 20th place, while seniors Bradley Dennis and Evan Brummer received placings of 39th and ...

Six Events Qualify for State Swim

Six Events Qualify for State Swim

Hana Holtz, Editor

November 5, 2019

The Atlantic girls swim team went to Johnston on Saturday for the regional meet. Squads from around the state were present. Atlantic competed against teams that are two to three times bigger in size, as the Trojan girls swim team only has ten members. Individually, senior Anna Lowary qualified for state in two even...

The Tea on the Tower Trees

The Tea on the Tower Trees

Camryn Church, Editor

November 5, 2019

What’s the tea on the tower trees in the media center? These machines grow plants like lettuce, arugula, and basil. They have a set time to turn on their lights and water the plants. After school, visitors to AHS can spot the glowing lights. The tower trees were on display at Parent/Teacher conferences t...

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