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  • The choir is having a fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 16. The chili-cook off starts at 5:30 p.m.
  • The fall play is showing Friday, Nov. 15, Saturday, Nov. 16, and Sunday, Nov. 17. Break a leg!
  • The 2018-19 Javelin is in!

An Ax-citing Mystery

An Ax-citing Mystery

Ariel Clark and Shayla Luke

October 23, 2019

Found in Villisca, Iowa, the Villisca Ax Murder House obtained its infamous name from a heinous crime. It harbors the gruesome story of an unknown culprit that occurred on June 10, 1912. Two adults, Josiah B. and Sarah Moores, along with six children, two of those being Lena and Ina Stillinger who wer...

Atlantic Volleyball’s Last Tournament

Atlantic Volleyball’s Last Tournament

Hana Holtz, Editor

October 22, 2019

The Atlantic volleyball squad headed to Winterset bright and early Saturday morning to compete in the last tournament of the season. The girls took on East Mills, Gilbert, and Carlisle in pool play. Hot on a four-game winning streak, East Mills came into the tournament with a record of 20-6. They also w...

Trojans Go Out in Style at the Trojan Bowl

Trojans Go Out in Style at the Trojan Bowl

Connor Church, Editor

October 21, 2019

The Trojans went out in style at the Trojan Bowl this past Friday. With it being the last game at the Trojan Bowl, the Trojans wanted to leave it with a win. They did just that, as they defeated the Shenandoah Mustangs 55-25. The Mustangs started the game with the ball. They drove the ball down the...

Trojan XC Compete in Hawkeye 10 Meet

Trojan XC Compete in Hawkeye 10 Meet

Grace Clay, Editor

October 21, 2019

The Trojan cross country team competed in the Hawkeye 10 Thursday, Oct. 17. Creston hosted the meet. Harlan took the first place spot on the girls’ side, while Lewis Central was the top dog in the boys' competition, though they tied with Harlan. The boys finished in third place with two runners earning a top ...

Warming Up for All-State

Warming Up for All-State

Molly McFadden, Editor

October 21, 2019

Atlantic will host band and choir All-State auditions on Saturday, Oct. 26. These auditions are hosted by Atlantic each year, as AHS is centrally located. Many students from AHS audition. This year, Atlantic will have 13 students auditioning for the choir and 15 students auditioning for the band. Two s...

Letter to the Editor Prompts Donated Kleenex

Letter to the Editor Prompts Donated Kleenex

Emilee Collins and Asten Pastrana

October 18, 2019

Junior Becca Folds wrote a story to the Atlantic News Telegraph about Kleenex not being in the classrooms at AHS. Little did she know her story would appear in the "Speak Up" column. She decided to write in as she was concerned about the health issues that could develop with the lack of readily-availa...

Freshmen in the Varsity XC Lineup

Freshmen in the Varsity XC Lineup

Connor Church, Editor

October 18, 2019

Ava Rush and Claire Wiederstein are both on the varsity cross country team as freshmen. Rush is in the top five, meaning her score counts for the team score. While Wiederstein isn't a top five runner, she still competes at the varsity level, honing her skills for upcoming races. Rush started to run...

Three Sets to Atlantic

Three Sets to Atlantic

Hana Holtz, Editor

October 17, 2019

In their last home contest of the season, Atlantic played Shenandoah and Red Oak. It was also senior night, honoring the trio of Chloe Davis, Emma Templeton, and Kenzie Waters. The Shenandoah Fillies were 11-14 when they arrived in Atlantic. The matchup against Shenandoah was pretty even, as the Fi...

Loneliness and Its Effects

Loneliness and Its Effects

Hana Holtz and Mia Trotter

October 16, 2019

Lonely is an adjective. “Sad because one has no friends or company” is its definition. It’s also a feeling that can persist and cause other health concerns. There are many causes to loneliness, but all revolve around some sort of disconnect. While one doesn’t have to be by themselves to fe...

Fall 2019 FFA Update

Fall 2019 FFA Update

Hana Holtz and Craig Becker

October 16, 2019

The Atlantic FFA chapter has been very busy this fall. The crew participated in a variety of contests at Northwest Missouri State University, along with schools from two other states. The events the chapter participated in were Livestock Evaluation, Horse Evaluation, Dairy Cattle Evaluation, Farm Business,...

Apple Versus Android: Users’ Take

Apple Versus Android: Users’ Take

Da'Jai Wesson, Editor

October 16, 2019

There has been a longstanding feud between Apple and Android users surrounding the question over which phone is better. This comes down to quality, features, and even popularity, or “hype.” The banter about which device is better is ever present in social media posts, often in the form of memes. Als...

Trojans Fall to the Rams in Homecoming Game

Trojans Fall to the Rams in Homecoming Game

Connor Church, Editor

October 15, 2019

The Trojans fell to the Greene County Rams in their homecoming game this past Friday. The Trojans were looking to move to 3-4 overall, and 2-1 in district play. However, the Rams were the third ranked team in the state, which made it a tall task. The Rams started the game with the football, as they...

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