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  • Senior class night is Wednesday, May 12 at 7:30.
  • The track and field state qualifying meet is on Thursday
  • There will 1.5 hr early out this Wednesday, May 12.
  • The boys soccer team will compete on May 13 and 14.
  • There is a home girls soccer game on Friday.
  • Order your yearbook!
Some of the first employees of Udderly Delicious practice their roles in the shop before opening day last year.

The Inside Scoop: Udderly Delicious

Ice cream shop Udderly Delicious made a name for itself after a year of success in the community.
Jada Jensen, Staff Writer May 17, 2021

As the weather gets warm and the sun comes out, citizens of Atlantic form a line at the sweet spot, Udderly Delicious. Locally owned by Chris and Lynda Conrad, this ice cream shop showed early success...

Former AHS student Harison  Richter, who graduated in 2015, now tattoos professionally. He began working the front counter at Big Brain West in September of 2020 and has been an apprentice since November of 2020. Only in “the last month or so” has he been tattooing people.

Tattoo or Not Tattoo: That is the Question

Should high school students be able to get tattoos?
Eleanor McCalla, staff writer May 17, 2021

When it comes to expression, high schoolers find many ways to show their personalities through style. While some articles of clothing can be prohibited by the dress code at school or get damaged from the...

FCS teacher Rebecca Wallace's Tik Tok account has gained traction since she began her journey in quarantine.

Teaching Through TikTok

FCS teacher Rebecca Wallace has had over 376k views on her TikTok.
Taliya James, Editor May 14, 2021

When quarantine started, teacher Rebecca Wallace came down with a severe case of boredom. After hearing many students talking about the app TikTok, she decided sharing her humor with the world might cure...

Junior Lane Nelson preps for a swing at a home match. At the Hawkeye Ten Championship, Nelson placed 7th individually with a score of 80.

Boys Golf Wins Hawkeye Ten Championship Fourth Year in a Row

The boys' hard work this season paid off at the Hawkeye Ten Championship where they won first place for the fourth year in a row.
Da'Jai Wesson, Editor May 13, 2021

Working through their season, the Atlantic Boys Golf team has been picking up a handful of wins since the beginning of spring.  On May 10, the team competed at the Hawkeye Ten Championship, earning...

Sophomore Abby Smith preps for a swing at a home meet. A large portion of the girls golf team consists of underclassmen who didn't have the opportunity to play last season.

Girls Golf Prepares for Final Matches

With just four matches left, the Atlantic girls golf team hopes to earn state qualifications.
Da'Jai Wesson, Editor May 7, 2021

Starting off the season in April, the Atlantic girls golf team has teed off a number of matches. As the end of the school year approaches, they have only a handful of matches left until the final tournaments...

Junior Jaci Smith closely follows her music at the Late Winter Concert earlier this year. Smith has been in band and choir all throughout high school and plays the flute.

One Last Concert

Band and choir members will perform in the State Large Group competition.
Molly McFadden and Camryn Church May 5, 2021

On Friday, May 7 band and choir members will perform in the State Large Group competition, as their last event of the year. The Chamber Choir will be performing two songs: “No Time” and “Unclouded...

The girls pose after beating Shenandoah 5-4. This was the first time in 11 years that the girls have taken home the Pyramid of Power.

Trojans Make a Racket This Season

Both boys and girls currently have a winning record and hope to do big things in the Hawkeye-10.
Molly McFadden, Editor April 28, 2021

The Trojan tennis teams have been working hard at practice each day since March and are now cruising through their season. The girls currently have a winning record of 5-3 with most meets having a score...

Senior Caroline Pellett keeps her eyes on the finish during the 100m hurdles. Pellett has been in track, among other activities, throughout her high school career and will be playing softball at Simpson College next year.

A Peek into the Girls Track Season

The girls have competed in 8 meets so far this season.
Lexie Trotter, Editor April 27, 2021

The girls track team started their season off with a scrimmage at the middle school against AC-GC and Treynor. Following that, the freshmen and sophomores went to Glenwood to get some experience under...

Senior Gwen Irlmeier has been pioneering her handmade card making business for the past year. Irlmeier customizes the cards to each customer's preference and in accordance with the occasion.

Letters From a Loved One

Senior Gwen Irlmeier has a handmade card business, each card made individually with watercolors and a calligraphy pen.
Camryn Church, Editor April 26, 2021

How often do you give someone a card? For Senior Gwen Irlmeier, giving out cards is a way to spread love among her friends and family members. Irlmeier wanted to start designing and creating custom cards...

Seniors Brendan Atkinson, Drey Newell, and Braden Smith smile on the pond. The boys have placed second in two tournaments.

A Big Catch

Students at AHS compete in club fishing tournaments.
Taliya James, Editor April 23, 2021

Iowa is known for its beautiful outdoors and lakes. The Southwest Iowa Fishing Team allows students to get out and truly experience the lakes firsthand. The nonprofit organization invites students, middle...

Every week new Gen-Z phrases are shouted across the halls at AHS.

A Guide to Gen-Z Slang

Gen-Z regularly popularizes new sets of different phrases.
McKenna Nelson and Alexis Reynolds April 22, 2021

Do you have a hard time figuring out Gen-Z phrases? Here’s a guide to some of the most commonly used slang among the generation. The results of an AhsNeedle Twitter poll show “Bet” as one of...

This podcast is full of, as the hosts like to say,

ConspiraTEA: A Podcast

Laney and Kylie dive into the conspiracy theories revolving AHS.
Laney Brosam and Kylie Pulido April 22, 2021

Listen as Journalism Production students Laney and Kylie dive into the conspiracy theories revolving AHS. ConspiraTEA is available only on Spotify. Follow the link to listen to it there.  

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