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The 2023 cross country seniors line up at the last meet of the season. The team consisted of 18 seniors, most of whom participated in cross country for all four years.

Completed Season, Completed Goals

Alyssa Neal, AHS Needle Senior Editor November 27, 2023

Cross country has come to an end for the 2023 season, runners have wrapped up their goals and taken off their shoes. Goals are a major factor in the result of a sport, and many runners had expectations...

The first grade kids line up in preparation for the starting whistle.

Trot For Turkeys!

Claire Pellett, AHS Needle Lead Editor November 22, 2023

It's the Wednesday before Thanksgiving which means all of the elementary students ran in pursuit of the grand prize: a turkey and bragging rights for the coming year. The race is split by grade level...

Teacher Anna Pauley offers a towel to para-educator Mallory Kirchhoff at the conclusion of the assembly Wednesday.


Alix Nath, Editor November 22, 2023

SPLAT! The whipped cream hit three AHS educators’ faces. On Nov. 22, 2023, Atlantic High School concluded its fundraiser for the Atlantic Food Pantry. The fundraiser took place over the course of a week...

The Eye of the Needle

Alex Sonntag, EON Lead Producer November 20, 2023

Happy Thanksgiving AHS! In this episode, the team covers school sports and news, an aviation advertisement, and a Pilgrim special...

Applications for FAFSA will open Dec. 1, 2023.

FAFSA Is Changing

Anna Potts, Editor November 15, 2023

Have you ever heard of Free Application for Federal Student Aid? Do you know what it is, or why it is important? Do you know that applications open on December 1, 2023? What about changes made to the application...

The members of the AHS FFA chapter stand with the grateful server. The chapter gave her a $900 tip on the last night of their trip.

Atlantic FFA Gives Back

Abigail Muller and Claire Schroder November 14, 2023

Fourteen students and two AHS staff attended the annual National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana. This year, the chapter found a way to give back while on their trip. AHS teacher and trip chaperone...

The Eye of the Needle

Bennett Whetstone and Nick Bennett November 13, 2023

Welcome back AHS, in this week's episode we cover state cheerleading and the season they've had, and we also cover the Veteran's Day Assembly. We also introduce our latest segments: How to Guides!

The Point Episode 4: Seniors Last Fall Sport Season

Ella Meyer and Kate Nichols November 10, 2023

Hosts Ella and Kate talk with AHS Seniors about their last fall sport season, including journalism broadcasters Nick Bennett and Bennett Whetstone. Music by AHS graduate Evan Brummer.

Most people use a skincare routine. Skincare routines have been found to not only help heal your skin but also boost your self esteem.

All Skin Deserves Care

Gracie DeArment, Staff Writer November 9, 2023

Skincare is extremely important for your skin. AltaMed said, “Your skin is your armor. After all, skin is the body’s largest organ, and part of its purpose is to serve as a barrier and protect us from...

Roman Empire books are stacked in the library. The TikTok trend has been circling for many weeks now.

What’s Your Roman Empire?

Addie Freund and Ellie Butler November 8, 2023

The Roman Empire. This is a topic that seems to be on every guy's mind lately. Think back, has the Roman Empire ever crossed your mind? If not, what is your Roman Empire?   Recently, TikTok’s "For...

DICE GAMES - Students join together at Homecoming dance to hit around the three giant dice which were available. The dice were deflated by the end of the night.

Each & Every Homecoming

Ryley Kuhns and Nevaeh Fewson November 7, 2023

Homecoming is a big time for everyone. The whole community looks forward to that one week during the fall season. However, each school celebrates it differently. AHS does some of the same fun activities...

The Eye of the Needle

Bennett Whetstone, EON Lead Producer November 6, 2023

In this week's episode, we ask YOU to join broadcasting! We need YOU to keep this channel going! Talk to your counselors and Ms. Berryhill today! We also celebrate Fortnite returning to season 5 and ask...

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