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We All Scream for Ice Cream

There is a constant line at Udderly Delicious, as many wait for their sweet treat.

Camryn Church, Editor

May 26, 2020

Have you been to Udderly Delicious? Many can be seen waiting for their delicious treats on the corner of 7th and Walnut St. The owner Chris Conrad said, “I buy the best ice cream I can, it’s high in butterfat, very creamy.” The quality of the ice cream is “what it’s all about”. The ice c...

The Quarantine Cup Comes to a Close

Senior Kenzie Waters dribbles the ball down the field during a game last year. Waters participated in the Quarantine Cup.

Hana Holtz, Editor

May 22, 2020

After spring sports were cancelled on Friday, April 17, Atlantic teacher Dan Vargason developed an idea in which spring sport athletes would be able to compete in a fun and safe way. Dubbed the “Quarantine Cup,” athletes in the Hawkeye 10 conference were given the chance to participate in a thre...

Resignations at the High School

Four high-school-related resignations have been approved in recent months. At the same time, two contract recommendations have been approved.

Hana Holtz, Editor

May 20, 2020

While the school year ended early due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the administration and school board have been hard at work, holding monthly meetings to discuss a variety of topics. The group has met electronically to talk about new protocol in these quarantine times, reschedule events, and approve resignation...

Thoughts for the Future

Students spend their study hall in the media center. This atmosphere may look a little different going into next school year.

Dani Mathisen, Editor

May 19, 2020

As the end of the school year approaches, many ponder what the 2020-21 school year may look like. Students, teachers and staff question what may come in August as this ever-changing time leaves many uncertainties. The biggest question may be whether or not the district plans to return to school in-person...

The Quest for the Best Appetizer — OPINION

A clean plate and an opened ketchup packet was all that was left after we visited our first location in the appetizer journey.

Hana Holtz and Grace Clay

May 18, 2020

Appetizers are everything. They can influence a meal either positively or negatively. Some restaurants are known around the area for their onion rings, others for their fried pickles. It's time to settle the debate--or maybe reignite it--on which hole-in-the-wall in the area offers the best cheese...

Prom is On

Three seniors pose for a picture at last years prom. Prom 2020 is themed The Roaring 20s.

Molly McFadden, Editor

May 15, 2020

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the original Prom date of Saturday, April 4 was postponed. The rescheduled date is Saturday, July 11. According to an email sent out by principal Heather McKay, the final decision will be made on Tuesday, June 30. If it is decided that Prom can not be held on the Jul...

Celebrating Inside

Senior Savannah Cameron blows out her candles with a friend that she shares her birthday with. This year, her birthday was a lot different than usual.

Da'Jai Wesson, Editor

May 13, 2020

Many social gatherings have been canceled or postponed due to the COVID-19 social distancing regulations. Because of these circumstances, for many, it’s hard for life to feel “normal,” especially while celebrating various holidays and birthdays. For most, family and friends have found creative...

What’s Baking?

Baking cakes, pies, and other goods has become a popular quarantine activity for many.

Camryn Church, Editor

May 12, 2020

Many people -myself included, have started baking since school let out. Some even sell their baked goods to others. I have been making pies for over a month. My first pie was a lemon meringue, which by the way, is very difficult to make. The lemon curd and crust were easy enough, but when it came t...

A Flashback to Chemistry Class

Juniors Gunner Kirchhoff, Molly McFadden, Drey Newell, and Skyler Handlos preform an experiment. The students were assigned to create a video explaining different reactions.

Brynna Kern, Staff Writer

May 11, 2020

Science teacher Valerie Jaehrling’s general chemistry classes have been learning how to control the rate of a reaction either by altering the concentration or the temperature of a solution. On March 9, the students gathered data to see a graph relationship, from there you could calculate how much of...

A Quarantine Creation

Senior Evan Brummer's artwork was posted on twitter at the beginning of April. The poster showcases senior athletes from AHS.

Eleanor Greving, Staff Writer

May 5, 2020

Senior Evan Brummer has had quite a bit of time on his hands during quarantine. With such time and nowhere to go, Brummer decided that to occupy his time he would draw an illustration for the senior class. “I had practiced tracing and turning things into cartoons before on some of my own pictures and ...

AHS Journalism Cleans House

The AHS journalism team holds up their awards at the 2019 IHSPA fall conference. Awards are announced in the spring and then distributed in the fall.

Hana Holtz, Editor

May 4, 2020

Each spring, the Iowa High School Press Association holds a contest for journalism departments in the state. A variety of awards are given out--from videography to writing. Any IHSPA-member school can submit entries for the contest. The 2020 edition of this contest was announced on Wednesday, Feb...

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