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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!

Trojan Girls Swim Rallies Against CB Abraham Lincoln

Trojan Girls Swim Rallies Against CB Abraham Lincoln

Hana Holtz, Editor

September 19, 2019

Besides having two-a-day practices, the girls swim remained busy this week with a meet on Saturday and a dual on Tuesday.  The girls traveled to the Linn-Mar aquatic center on Saturday to take on some of the best teams in the state. Besides the host team, Atlantic competed against Cedar Falls, D...

Clarinda and Glenwood Outlast Atlantic

Clarinda and Glenwood Outlast Atlantic

Hana Holtz, Editor

September 19, 2019

Atlantic competed in a triangular on Tuesday against Clarinda and Glenwood. This was the first conference event of the season for the Trojans. The girls were looking to snap their 11-year winless skid in the Hawkeye 10. The Trojans played the Rams (9-6), who were coming off a three-game win streak. Ea...

Trojan XC Continues Season Strong

Trojan XC Continues Season Strong

Grace Clay, Editor

September 19, 2019

On Monday, Sept. 16, both of the Trojan cross country teams had a big opportunity to compete against some of the top-ranked teams in the state. Of the class B girls teams, the girls placed second with two runners in the top ten. Freshman Ava Rush finished 6th with a time of 21:19.05, and junior Mad...

Trojans Celebrate 125 Years of Football

Trojans Celebrate 125 Years of Football

Connor Church, Editor

September 19, 2019

The Atlantic Trojans are celebrating 125 years of football this year. The tradition all started in 1894, when Atlantic played the Red Oak Tigers. The teams met in Griswold. The players would end up riding on trains to the game, because it was their only mode of transportation. This meant that a lot of...

Volleyball Girls Compete in First Home Contest

Volleyball Girls Compete in First Home Contest

Hana Holtz, Editor

September 17, 2019

After a week full of skill work and focus on fundamentals, the Trojan volleyball team took the court on Saturday in their first home contest of the season. Five teams were on the slate at the Trojan Invitational, which was played between the middle school and high school gyms.  Starting at 9 a.m., ...

How Enrollment Affects Our School

How Enrollment Affects Our School

Molly McFadden, Editor

September 16, 2019

When the school year started, many noticed the hallways were filled with new faces. These new faces had everyone asking questions. “Where are you from? Why did you move to Atlantic? How many new students are there?”  Atlantic High School currently has 424 students. By the numbers, there are 124 ...

The Finances of Teen Drivers

The Finances of Teen Drivers

Da'Jai Wesson, Editor

September 16, 2019

Being a teen entails many new responsibilities, especially when the privilege of driving is involved. Car insurance, gas, and repairs are all among the added finances. But the question is whose responsibility is it to pay for those finances, and who does? The parents, or the students?  A recent ...

What to Know Before You Caucus

What to Know Before You Caucus

Camryn Church, Editor

September 16, 2019

The Iowa caucus is quickly approaching, and that means it is time to get registered if you’re able. It is important to know how to vote and who to vote for in this upcoming caucus because it decides who will be on the ballot for the 2020 election. “The biggest thing that people need to know is how...

Cardinals Crush Trojans on the Football Field

Cardinals Crush Trojans on the Football Field

Connor Church, Editor

September 16, 2019

The 2019 Trojan football team suffered a tough loss against the Clarinda Cardinals on Friday night. The Trojans were looking to rebound loss against the Creston Panthers. They were coming into the game with a record of 1-1. The Trojans started the game with the ball. They were hoping to get off to...

Boys and Girls XC Stomp Out Competition

Boys and Girls XC Stomp Out Competition

Grace Clay, Editor

September 13, 2019

The cross country teams had a great night on Tuesday, Sept. 10 at the Clarinda meet. Both teams earned first place. The girls had a score of 30, while the boys had a score of 37. Second place at the girls’ meet was Shenandoah with a score of 68, and second place at the boys’ meet was Red Oak with a...

The 411 on the CCEOC

The 411 on the CCEOC

Hana Holtz, Editor

September 12, 2019

“The CCEOC’s purpose is to provide basic academic instruction, personal and social growth activities, job experience training and career exploration in a small, individualized educational program designed to enhance self-esteem and promote personal responsibility in its students.” This is the vi...

The Story of “Radium Girls”

The Story of “Radium Girls”

Molly McFadden, Editor

September 11, 2019

This year's fall play will keep you on the edge of your seats. The play was announced Wednesday, Sept. 9 during AO and is titled “Radium Girls.” Auditions were held the following Monday and Tuesday.  “Radium Girls” is a drama, based on a true story, about women in the 1920s who used radium to paint...

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