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  • March 11There is a college planning/financial aid night on Thursday in the auditorium starting at 6:00 p.m.

  • March 11There is no school Thursday and Friday due to Parent/Teacher Conferences.

  • March 11The Female Athlete Symposium is tomorrow night 5:00-10:00 p.m.

  • March 11Tennis practice starts today!

  • March 11The wrestling banquet is tonight starting at 6:30 p.m. Congrats on the incredible season wrestlers!

  • March 11Boys' soccer practice starts today!

  • March 11Golf practice starts today!

  • October 15Buy your yearbook!!!

ISASP Testing to Replace Iowa Assessments

ISASP Testing to Replace Iowa Assessments

Dannon Mathisen, Staff writer

March 25, 2019


Filed under Academics, School News, Showcase

Testing, testing, one, two, three. This spring a change in testing has come to AHS and many schools across the country. Students will no longer sharpen their number two pencils to fill in the circles but instead will type or click their responses on computers. ACSD Curriculum Director James Northwick met...

Trojan Girls’ Track Starts Off the Season Right

Trojan Girls’ Track Starts Off the Season Right

Kennedy Goergen and Mia Trotter

March 23, 2019


Filed under Girls' Track, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Saturday, March 16, the Atlantic Girls Track & Field team traveled to Northwest Missouri State. Sophomore Haley Rasmussen said it was “a good start to the season across the boards." Rasmussen placed first individually in the open 400 and second in long jump. She was also part of the winning 4x...

My Top Ten Songs of the 1970s

My Top Ten Songs of the 1970s

Grace Clay, Editor

March 21, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The 1970s were a time of great recreational drug use as well as experimentation with music. The ‘70s brought about bands like Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, and Queen. It also brought about solo acts like David Bowie, and Elton John. All of these musicians are massive influences on today’s musicians. Here ar...

The Kree vs The Skrulls — Captain Marvel Review

The Kree vs The Skrulls — Captain Marvel Review

Grace Clay, Editor

March 20, 2019


Filed under Humor/Satire, Opinion, Reviews, Showcase

As always, my dear readers, spoiler alert ahead and if you have not watched this amazing movie yet, leave now or forever hold your peace. Captain Marvel is the next installment of the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe.) The movie starts out with the Kree, an alien race that lives on the planet Hala,...

Teacher Feature

Teacher Feature

Kylie Neal, Producer

March 11, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, Video

Science teacher Valerie Jaehrling, Spanish teacher Daniel Vargason, and English teachers Randal Simpson and Emma Bireline compete in the "Teacher Feature" to see who knows the most. Check out this video to find out who wins.

Renovations Proposed for the Softball/Baseball Fields

Renovations Proposed for the Softball/Baseball Fields

Haylie Handel, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under School News, Showcase, Sports

On November 28, 2018, the Atlantic Community School District created a plan to improve many of the district’s athletic facilities, two of which are the baseball and softball fields. The improvements proposed for the baseball/softball fields include all new dugouts, batting cages, concessions and more. V...

My Top Ten Songs of the 1960s

My Top Ten Songs of the 1960s

Grace Clay, Editor

February 28, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Reviews, Showcase

Welcome to the next installment of My Top Ten Songs. This time, I’m going to talk about my top ten songs of the 1960s. This is the time period where there were massive protests happening all over the country due to the Vietnam War and young people were saying “make love, not war.” These are som...

Meet the 2019 State Wrestling Participants

Meet the 2019 State Wrestling Participants

Ashley Wendt

February 23, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Wrestling

After a tough three days of competition, the troupe of five Atlantic wrestlers left the 2019 State wrestling tournament with two place-winners: seniors Chase McLaren (138) and Connor Pellett (152). McLaren made it to finals and finished in the runner-up position, while Pellett made it to the podium i...

Boys Basketball Season Ends in Overtime

Boys Basketball Season Ends in Overtime

Hana Holtz, Editor

February 20, 2019


Filed under Boys' Basketball, Showcase, Sports

In what could be their last outing of the season, the Atlantic boys faced off against Denison-Schleswig in Glenwood for the first round of Sub-State on Monday night. Ranked ninth in class 3A, Denison-Schleswig had beaten Atlantic two times this season, both by a double-digit margin. After suffering anot...

Atlantic Boys Fall to #9 Monarchs

Atlantic Boys Fall to #9 Monarchs

Hana Holtz, Editor

February 17, 2019


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

A successful Monarch team matched up with Atlantic on Thursday night in their second meeting of the season. Both teams tipped off in Atlantic with a winning streak attached to their names--the Trojans’ stood at four games, while the Monarchs had won seven straight. First up was the JV teams. The Trojans were ...

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