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  • Good luck to the girls swim team against Lewis Central on Saturday, Oct. 19!
  • The volleyball team is playing in the Winterset Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 19. Good luck!
  • The movie in the Trojan Bowl is Saturday, Oct. 19.
  • The last home football game of the season is Friday, Oct. 18. Good luck!
  • The first quarter ends on Friday, Oct. 18.
  • Good luck to the cross country teams at the conference meet on Thursday, Oct. 17!
  • The 2018-19 Javelin is in!

Atlantic Girls Take On Kuemper

Atlantic Girls Take On Kuemper

Hana Holtz, Editor

October 8, 2019

The Trojan volleyball team hosted the Kuemper Catholic Knights on Thursday, just two days after they broke the eight-year conference curse against Creston. The Knights boasted a record of 23-2, their only losses coming from Spirit Lake and Harlan, which was a non-conference game. Kuemper Catholic was ranked #7 in class 3A by...

Trojans Fall to the Falcons

Trojans Fall to the Falcons

Connor Church, Editor

October 7, 2019

The Trojan football team was defeated by the OA-BCIG Falcons this past Friday. The Trojans were looking to go 2-0 in district play. It was OABCIG's Homecoming. The Trojans got off to a fast start, as they forced the Falcons to fumble the ball. The Trojans recovered, and they started out with good field...

What’s it Like Having Car Clout?

What’s it Like Having Car Clout?

Hana Holtz, Editor

October 7, 2019

As a teenager, having easy access to a vehicle is key. Whether it’s an impromptu trip to grab a snack before practice, a jam sesh with friends, or a late-night cruise, having the ability to drive is many teen’s first taste of freedom. Every student craves that precious moment when they turn 16 and ca...

Lights Up on Homecoming 2019

Lights Up on Homecoming 2019

Dani Mathisen, Editor

October 7, 2019

Calling all Trojans to the stand as Homecoming is just around the corner. On Oct. 7, the annual activities will commence with every inch being covered in black and gold along with a friendly competition between each grade. This year, the Trojans will take on the Greene County Rams at 7 p.m. for the l...

Gaining Varsity Volleyball Experience as a Freshman

Gaining Varsity Volleyball Experience as a Freshman

Connor Church, Editor

October 4, 2019

Aubrey Guyer and Abby Smith suit up for varsity volleyball as freshmen. In fact, Guyer starts. She is a middle hitter in the varsity lineup. Smith plays freshmen volleyball, along with subbing in for varsity. Her position is outside hitter. "I have played volleyball for three years," Smith explained....

Dance Team Jumps into a New Season

Dance Team Jumps into a New Season

Da'Jai Wesson, Editor

October 4, 2019

The beginning of autumn means many things for AHS, including football season, Homecoming, and much more. For AHS’s dance team, it means time to put the practice they’ve been putting in for various approaching performances to the test.  The Atlantic High School dance team has been active for around s...

ACSD Hosts Annual Picture Day

ACSD Hosts Annual Picture Day

Kenzie Hoffman and Brynna Ray

October 3, 2019

School Picture Day was held Sept. 30 at the Atlantic High School, Atlantic Middle School, Schuler Elementary, and Washington Elementary. School picture day packets were handed out a week prior, but could also be found at all of the school’s offices, or from teachers.   Lifetouch is the company ACSD hires to take ...

The Eight-Year Streak Comes to an End

The Eight-Year Streak Comes to an End

Hana Holtz, Editor

October 3, 2019

The Trojan volleyball team was still searching for that precious, curse-breaking conference victory when they took on Creston and Lewis Central on Tuesday. On the home court, Atlantic played Creston first. Creston came to town with a record of 8-11. They had been victorious against a few conferen...

Trojan Guard Hits the Road

Trojan Guard Hits the Road

Molly McFadden, Editor

October 3, 2019

The Trojan Guard will be traveling to Clarinda on Saturday, Oct. 5 to perform at the Clarinda Band Jamboree. This annual event hosts schools from across southwest Iowa to perform in a parade. The bands are judged on their performance and receive a score that afternoon. Senior Zachary McKay, a percuss...

When Friends Speak of Suicidal Thoughts

When Friends Speak of Suicidal Thoughts

Dani Mathisen, Editor

October 1, 2019

When you ask a parent what’s the one thing they’re most scared of, their answer would be getting the call that their child has been in a car accident or they have an incurable illness. However, according to The Jason Foundation, “more teenagers and young adults die from suicide than from cancer, heart disease, AIDS, birt...

Trojan XC Working Hard This Season

Trojan XC Working Hard This Season

Grace Clay, Editor

October 1, 2019

The Trojan cross country teams ran at Harlan on Saturday, Sept. 28. The girls are ranked at #10 and the boys are ranked at #12.  On the girls' side of the meet, Atlantic ran against a variety of ranked teams. The host team boasted a team ranking of #4 in class 3A. Other ranked squads included AHSTW...

Trojans Fall to Saintes on the Road

Trojans Fall to Saintes on the Road

Hana Holtz, Editor

September 30, 2019

The conference grind continued on Thursday for the Trojan volleyball team when they played St. Albert. The Saintes were ranked #2 in class 1A, and held a record of 12-6.  Earlier in the season, Atlantic played St. Albert in tournament play. At the Trojan Invitational, St. Albert took the match in straigh...

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