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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!

“Rudy” on the Big Screen

“Rudy” on the Big Screen

Molly McFadden, Editor

September 27, 2019

AHS and the senior class are having a movie in the Trojan Bowl. On Saturday, Oct. 5 “Rudy” will be shown on the big screen. The gates to the Trojan Bowl will open at 7 p.m. and the movie will begin around 7:30.  The movie will be free-will donation and concessions will be available for purch...

The Love and Hate of ASMR

The Love and Hate of ASMR

Alyssa Brockob and Grace Clay

September 26, 2019

ASMR--or autonomous sensory meridian response--is a popular internet sensation that many people around the globe love or hate. Video and audio recordings showcase the sounds of speech, eating, and the clicking of nails, among other things. Some people listen to the noises to relax and fall asleep, whil...

All the Good Chemistry Jokes Argon

All the Good Chemistry Jokes Argon

Molly McFadden, Editor

September 26, 2019

“Inconceivable.” Science teacher Valerie Jaerhling’s favorite movie is “The Princess Bride” and many things that Jaehrling has done in her life could be described as Vizzini would say, inconceivable. Throughout Jaehrling’s life she has been a driver for the CyRide, a member of the Peace Corps...

Freshman with Knowledge of Finance and Food

Freshman with Knowledge of Finance and Food

Ariel Clark, Editor

September 25, 2019

“Get yourself out there,” Charlotte Saluk said towards other students that wish to become an entrepreneur. Saluk has been running a sweets business for the past two to three years. She sells a variety of desserts, such as cakes, but her favorite and most popular one to sell is her cupcakes. The bu...

The Life of a Trojan Swimmer

The Life of a Trojan Swimmer

Da'Jai Wesson, Editor

September 25, 2019

Swimming is an activity enjoyed by people from all walks of life, whether it be for exercise, sport or entertainment. Debatably, the people who spend the most time in the pool are on the Atlantic swim team, as they wake up for 6 a.m. practice and then go straight to practice after school at 3:30 p.m. Bo...

Trojan XC Continues To Prosper

Trojan XC Continues To Prosper

Grace Clay, Editor

September 25, 2019

With a cancelled meet on Saturday, the Trojan cross country teams continued the season Tuesday when they ran in Creston. The boys earned first place and the girls earned third. Three of the boys’ runners finished in the top ten. Junior Craig Alan Becker took the top spot with a time of 17:09.5, wit...

The Dangers of E-Cigs and Vaping

The Dangers of E-Cigs and Vaping

Camryn Church, Editor

September 24, 2019

Vaping has taken the news by storm as 530 individuals have been hospitalized, and nine deaths, all with ties to the new trend, according to The Independent. Michigan and a few other states have already started to take action against teen vaping and juuling. Michigan was the first state to ban flavored e-cigs, and Ne...

Atlantic Volleyball Competes at Bondurant-Farrar Tourney

Atlantic Volleyball Competes at Bondurant-Farrar Tourney

Hana Holtz, Editor

September 24, 2019

The Bondurant-Farrar tournament was the last of the new schedule additions for Atlantic volleyball in the 2019 season. Round-robin play resulted in a busy day of six matches. In the first match of the day, Atlantic took on Dallas Center-Grimes. The opposition was 10-2 coming into the tournament. The...

Trojan Football Drops One to Harlan

Trojan Football Drops One to Harlan

Connor Church, Editor

September 23, 2019

The Trojans fell to the Harlan Cyclones on Friday night. The Trojans were hoping to bounce back after they lost to Clarinda the week before. Atlantic also honored the 1965 football team at halftime. The Trojans started the game with the football, hoping to get out to a fast start. The Trojans were...

Expectations vs Reality: High School Edition

Expectations vs Reality: High School Edition

Grace Clay, Editor

September 23, 2019

Over the course of time, there have been many different movies made about high school. From “The Breakfast Club” to “F the Prom” what are the differences between these high schools and AHS? Let’s find out. In a typical high school drama, the students rarely ever spend much time in actual ...

Volleyball Girls Drop One at Home

Volleyball Girls Drop One at Home

Hana Holtz, Editor

September 23, 2019

Hawkeye-10 play continued on Thursday night, as the Trojans took on the Cyclones. This was Atlantic’s first home conference match, and third overall.  Harlan carried a record of 7-8 as they rolled up in Atlantic. This included conference wins over Denison-Schleswig and Shenandoah. In both wins, th...

Girls Wrestling Becomes a Reality

Girls Wrestling Becomes a Reality

Dani Mathisen, Editor

September 20, 2019

Last wrestling season, there was much talk of a girls wrestling program coming to Atlantic High School but much uncertainty by many whether or not the rumors were true.  However, now moving into the next season, the program is a for sure thing and will be coached by head coach Tim Duff and new as...

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