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Makeup Makeover

April Vanderholm and Mckenzie Hoffman

Kenzie Hoffman and Drew Engler

March 13, 2020

With Prom approaching, students are making preparations to get their makeup done. Sophomore Kenzie Hoffman showcases a makeup look on freshman April Vanderholm. Hoffman, along with junior Kaden Mahan, will be doing makeup on Prom day from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the YMCA.

Spring 2020 FFA Update

The ten boys who participated in Tractor Day pose with one of their sick rides. Tractor Day is an annual event.

Hana Holtz, Editor

March 13, 2020

The warmth in the weather has brought along a full schedule for the Atlantic FFA chapter. On Friday, March 6, students participated in Tractor Day, in which kids can drive a tractor to school. The participants met at the Atlantic Walmart parking lot before making the jaunt to school as a group. Ten stude...

Scholarship Opportunities for AHS Seniors

Guidance secretary Gina Honke recommends applying for several scholarships. Students can consult Honke or the guidance counselors for questions about the scholarship process.

Da'Jai Wesson, Editor

March 12, 2020

Every year, AHS seniors have the opportunity to fill out scholarships to be financially rewarded for their academic and extracurricular achievements.  The website for scholarships is open to all seniors as of Saturday, Feb. 1. There are multiple scholarships sponsored locally throughout the commu...

NHS Wants Your Blood

Senior Bethaney Meurer donates blood during the last blood drive. Donators should consider drinking lots of water before they give blood.

Hana Holtz, Editor

March 12, 2020

The Atlantic NHS chapter will be hosting their second blood drive of the year on Wednesday, March 18 in the high school gym. Individuals can begin donating at 7:30 a.m. The Red Cross will close up shop at 1:00 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome from the high school, as well as from the community. Anyone wh...

Look Out, Here Comes “Little Shop of Horrors”

Seymour Krelborn--portrayed by senior Bradley Dennis--looks in shock at the dentist--played by senior Clayton Jipsen. This is both boys' fourth musical production at the high school.

Camryn Church, Editor

March 11, 2020

“Little Shop of Horrors” cast members will be performing this weekend in the AHS auditorium. There are three shows audience members can watch. The Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 p.m., and the final show on Sunday kicks off at 2:30 p.m. The tickets are $5, and activity passes aren’t ac...

Attacking the Track

Freshman Jazzy Dagel practices her skills at track practice. She competes in sprinting events.

Taliya James, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

Atlantic High School is filled with extraordinary students, including freshman Jazzy Dagel. Known for her passion for the sport of track and field, Dagel has been running and training for four years, both on her own and with the school program. Currently, Dagel is preparing for her freshman season with th...

Speech Kids are State Bound

A group of freshmen work together during Drama class. Speech coach Alex Bales teaches the course.

Hana Holtz, Editor

March 10, 2020

Twenty-one events will be back in action on Saturday, March 14 at the individual IHSSA State speech contest. As a member of the Southwest District, Atlantic will head to Abraham Lincoln High School in Council Bluffs to compete. In order to make it to State, contestants must first compete at the Distr...

The Arrow Points to Nationals

Senior Dustin Dreager aims his how at the State tournament. He competed in both the bullseye and 3D tournament.

Molly McFadden, Editor

March 10, 2020

Atlantic archery attended the State tournament this weekend in Des Moines. The event was held at the Iowa State Fair Grounds and Atlantic took 24 bullseye archers and 12 archers to the 3D tournament.  Placing 11th in the high school girls bullseye category was freshman Halle Copeland. She shot a...

Accessory Go-Tos

Sophomore Taliya James works during class. James wears her signature accent item on her left wrist.

Reagan Leonard, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

Getting ready in the morning can often be a struggle. While scrambling to get out of the door, many times students aren’t thinking of the perfect way to spice up an outfit. This is why many people have acquired a go-to signature item that adds a little flair and even finishes their look. Sophomo...

Another One Bites the Dust

Mayor Pete Buttigieg shares his ideas during a campaign stop in Atlantic. Buttigieg dropped out of the race before Super Tuesday.

Camryn Church, Editor

March 6, 2020

This week has been the defining week for some of the presidential candidates, with Super Tuesday’s results leaving only a few left in the race. Senator Elizabeth Warren dropped out on Thursday, March 5. Former Mayor Mike Bloomberg, Senator Amy Klobuchar, and Mayor Pete Buttigieg also ended their camp...

Scram Spam: A Staff Editorial

Adviser Allison Berryhill showcases yet another spam phone call during class. Callers can spoof phone numbers to appear like they are coming from in town.

Staff Editorial

March 6, 2020

As a staff, we are sick and tired of spam phone calls disrupting our productive work time. Our class time is precious, and we need every moment to bring the news to your screen. What we don’t like on our screen is an unknown caller targeting us to sell life insurance and back braces.  According to New York M...

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