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Trojans fall to 2-2

Trojans fall to 2-2

Cooper McDermott

September 19, 2017


Filed under Activities, Football, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Friday night, Sept. 15, the Trojan football squad squared up against the Huskies from Winterset. The Trojans were beaten 0-21 by the Huskies. The defense kept the Trojans in the game allowing the Huskies to score three touchdowns. Junior Logan Reilly said, "I think we played as a cohesive unit,...

AHS Fuel Could be Bringing a Sweet Treat to Activities

AHS Fuel Could be Bringing a Sweet Treat to Activities

Alexis Handel

September 15, 2017


Filed under Activities, Showcase

A new snack option could soon be available at Atlantic High School sporting events, as well as other extracurricular activities. AHS Fuel has begun talks of a cotton candy machine coming to various events. Currently, it is not 100 percent certain if the machine will be ordered. Leader of AHS Fuel...

EDITORIAL: Superintendent Barber off to a Great Start

EDITORIAL: Superintendent Barber off to a Great Start

Shelby Pelzer, Lead Editor

September 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Superintendent Steven Barber has shaken the school district in his first few months of working in Atlantic, becoming a visible presence across ACSD. Barber has attended numerous fall sporting events including away games, and he even wrote personalized letters to some of the softball players. Softb...

Trojans Suffer First Loss of the Season

Trojans Suffer First Loss of the Season

Cooper McDermott and Dillon Sonntag

September 12, 2017


Filed under Activities, Football, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The Trojans took a tough loss after 48 bruising minutes with the Denison Monarchs Friday night, Sept. 8. The lead changed seven times between the opposing teams before the Monarchs took the lead for the final time with 50 seconds on the clock. The Trojans had one last chance at winning the game but ...

XC Teams Place Second at Clarinda Meet

XC Teams Place Second at Clarinda Meet

Erin Wendt

September 8, 2017


Filed under Activities, Cross Country, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The Atlantic High School boys’ and girls’ cross country teams traveled to Clarinda on Tuesday, Sept. 5, for their second meet of the season. Both varsity teams placed 2nd overall. The JV and Varsity teams ran together and the top seven overall for the team counted for the varsity score. The girl...

2-0 Trojans to Take on 1-Win Monarchs

2-0 Trojans to Take on 1-Win Monarchs

Dillon Sonntag and Cooper Mcdermott

September 8, 2017


Filed under Activities, Football, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Uncategorized

The Atlantic Trojans are off to their best start in five years. In their first two wins they have scored 40 or more points and only given up 14 total points. The Trojans are playing well but are facing a much more talented and experienced Monarch team who are led by senior quarterback Drew Polzin...

Creston High School Students Disciplined for Offensive Post

Creston High School Students Disciplined for Offensive Post

Shelby Pelzer, Lead Editor

September 8, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase, World and National News

Several Creston students are facing national media backlash after a photo of five males wearing white hoods while waving a confederate flag was posted on Twitter. Creston's principal, Bill Messerole, told the associated press that the students involved "have been disciplined" but the specific discipline...

Trojan Volleyball Keeps Improving

Trojan Volleyball Keeps Improving

Cooper McDermott

September 7, 2017


Filed under Activities, Girls' Volleyball, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Volleyball

Last Saturday, Sept. 2, the Trojan girls volleyball team went undefeated as they won the Championship at the Coon Rapids-Bayard volleyball tournament. The girls played 5 matches on Saturday. They beat Panorama 21-16 and 21-19. Then beat Paton-Churdan 21-15 and 21-7. The Trojans then squared of...

Senior Austin Alexander Signs With Northwestern College

Senior Austin Alexander Signs With Northwestern College

September 6, 2017


Filed under Activities, Boys' basketball, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Uncategorized

Senior point guard on the Atlantic Trojans varsity basketball team signed to continue his basketball career at Northwestern college today. Alexander said Northwestern “made me feel really comfortable outside of basketball as well” due to “the faith aspect.” Austin verbally committed Aug. 8. And ...

AHS Fuel Requests Hurricane Harvey Donations

AHS Fuel Requests Hurricane Harvey Donations

Kylie Proehl

September 1, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase

Tonight at Atlantic's home varsity football game AHS fuel is asking that people bring items to donate to the victims of Hurricane Harvey. The items include the following: gloves, plastic totes w/Lids, contractor trash bags, tarps, dish soap, bleach, sponges, scrub brushes, pet food, disposable diapers,...

Good Conduct Code Explained

Good Conduct Code  Explained

Alexis Handel, Shelby Pelzer

September 1, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase

The student handbook at Atlantic High School has recently become the topic of discussion throughout the halls. Students have questioned whether or not the consequences are followed equally for all. Athletic director and assistant principal Matt Alexander wants to assure students the handbook is followed...

AHS Dance Team Fundraises for Trip to State Competition

AHS Dance Team Fundraises for Trip to State Competition

Mariah Cook and Shelby Pelzer

September 1, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase

The AHS Dance Team has begun fundraising for their trip to the State Dance Competition in December. This year is the biggest team in the five years they have been a club with a total of 18 members on the team. With the fee per person and other fees, state will cost around $400. The dance team would also...

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