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  • November 12There is an All State music festival this Thursday Friday and Saturday!

  • November 12There is an FFA meeting tomorrow at 6:30 in Mr. Miller's room.

  • October 15Buy your yearbook!!!

To Grandma, with Love

To Grandma, with Love

Hana Holtz, Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

While a stroke can happen to anyone, not everyone will recognize the symptoms: droopage in facial features, arm weakness, and slurred speech--and act to prevent the condition from worsening. And it takes a special person to step in and assist with the rehabilitation process. Sophomore Sydney Sann...

Students Prepare for All-State Performance

Students Prepare for All-State Performance

Molly McFadden

November 9, 2018


Filed under Activities, Band, Choir, Fine Arts, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

After spending hours each day learning and practicing their music, four students from Atlantic are ready to perform at the 2018 All-State Music Festival. Genevieve Martinez, Sarah Schorle and Avery Andersen will be performing in the All-State Choir. Alexander Somers will play the tuba in the All-State ...

Curtains Close for “Almost, Maine”

Curtains Close for “Almost, Maine”

Shayla Luke

November 9, 2018


Filed under Fine Arts, School News, Showcase, Speech and Theater

The performance has wrapped, the cast has taken their final bows and a collective sigh of relief can be heard through the auditorium. As a tale from the perspective of the various characters, the play’s particularly interesting vinette-style provided a refreshing experience for its young actors and audien...

Twelfth Place Finish for Girls’ Swim Team

Twelfth Place Finish for Girls’ Swim Team

Erin Wendt and Lead Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Swimming

This past weekend, members of the girls’ swim team traveled to Marshalltown to compete in the State Swim meet held on Nov. 2 and 3. They competed in eight events, five individual and three relays. Overall, the girls’ placed 12th in a field of 31 teams. Clare Christensen and Anna Lowary were two o...

FFA Brings Seven to National Convention

FFA Brings Seven to National Convention

Ashley Wendt and Erin Wendt

November 7, 2018


Filed under Activities, FFA, School News, Showcase

With the theme of “Just One,” 2018 marked the 91st annual National FFA Convention, held in Indianapolis, Indiana. According to the 2017-18 National FFA Officer Team, the idea is that “one moment, one encounter, one opportunity is all it takes to radically change the course of our lives.” The...

Marching Band Performs Their Friday Night Finale

Marching Band Performs Their Friday Night Finale

Sarah Schorle

November 1, 2018


Filed under Band, Fine Arts, Showcase

On the night of Friday, Oct. 19, the Atlantic Trojan Guard wrapped up their 11 week season with their final set, “The Greatest Showman,” featuring 3 songs from the popular film. The set highlighted seniors Dylan Litty on Trombone, Avery Andersen on Trumpet and Chris Krogh on Flugelhorn. The se...

One Last Go Around for Trojan XC

One Last Go Around for Trojan XC

Ashley Wendt, Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Showcase, Sports

Since 1979, girls and boys across Iowa have competed together in an annual statewide meet with 2018 marking the 89th year for IHSAA State Cross Country and the 53rd year for IGHSAU State Cross Country. Each of the Trojan cross country teams had the opportunity to compete this year on Saturday, Oct. 27 ...

Girls’ Swimming Dives in at Regionals

Girls’ Swimming Dives in at Regionals

Erin Wendt, Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Swimming

Six Trojan swimmers will be competing at the State meet in Marshalltown on Nov. 2-3. The girls’ swim team traveled to Johnston for their regional meet, finishing fourth out of a field of eight teams with 250 points. Ames came out on top with 569 points, a huge lead over second place Johnston with 356....

On the Road to Fort Dodge

On the Road to Fort Dodge

Ashley Wendt, Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Showcase, Sports

For the first time since 2002, cross country will be sending both the boys and the girls teams to compete at the State meet in Fort Dodge. Six runners qualified individually as well: Taylor McCreedy, Pluma Pross, Karsyn Rush, Jalen Petersen, Evan Brummer and Bradley Dennis. Returning from the 2017 meet ar...

Writing Club Inspires Students to Explore Their Literary Abilities

Writing Club Inspires Students to Explore Their Literary Abilities

Shayla Luke

October 23, 2018


Filed under Club News, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

With an aspiration to improve upon writing skills and development, students can engage in their desires of knowledge with a new addition to Atlantic High School. Writing Club, an extracurricular activity held by advisors Allison Berryhill and Randall Simpson, is a half-hour experience for students to expa...

Trojans Finish the Season Strong Against Red Oak

Trojans Finish the Season Strong Against Red Oak

Connor Church, Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The Trojans finished the season strong on Friday night at the Trojan Bowl against the Red Oak Tigers. It was the last game of the season, and the Trojans wanted to go out with a win. It was also the last game for the seniors. The Trojans got the ball first, but fumbled on their first possession. This...

NEWS BRIEF — AHS Investigates True Crime

NEWS BRIEF — AHS Investigates True Crime

Mia Trotter

October 22, 2018


Filed under Club News, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

Have you ever wanted to stick your your fingers into the mind of serial killer? In room 303 English teacher Emma Bireline holds a class during the A-O period every Friday dedicated to true crime. “This is a student-led group,” Bireline said. Learning about what other students know about true crim...

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