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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!

The Tik Tokers Among Us

The Tik Tokers Among Us

Da'Jai Wesson, Editor

September 11, 2019

The History of Tik Tok Whether you’ve heard the occasional “sksksk” in the halls or seen students in classrooms dancing to what’s new on the “for you” page, it’s become clear that the app “Tik Tok,” and its trends, earned popularity over the summer. Formerly known as “Musical.ly...

Trojans Start XC Season Strong

Trojans Start XC Season Strong

Grace Clay, Editor

September 10, 2019

As all the fall sports seasons begin, the Trojan cross country teams competed at Dallas Center Grimes and Harlan. Time trials were held Tuesday, Aug. 27 to determine which runners would run varsity for the first meet but it’s not permanent. The JV players can take a varsity spot if they run a fast...

Trojans Suffer First Loss of Season to Creston

Trojans Suffer First Loss of Season to Creston

Connor Church, Editor

September 10, 2019

The 2019 Trojan football team suffered their first loss of the 2019 season to the Creston Panthers on Friday night. The Trojans were coming off of a win against the Saydel Eagles, and they were hoping to start the season off 2-0. The Trojans started the game off with the ball, but they were forced...

Stiff Competition for Trojan Volleyball

Stiff Competition for Trojan Volleyball

Hana Holtz, Editor

September 9, 2019

The Adel-DeSoto-Minburn Invitational, Saydel, and Boundurant-Farrar are all three new additions to the Trojan volleyball calendar for the 2019 season. On Thursday, Atlantic checked off the first of their fresh face-offs in competing in the ADM Invite. Nevada was the first team Atlantic played. The opposition’s re...

Trojan Teams Tear Up Summer

Trojan Teams Tear Up Summer

Hana Holtz, Editor

September 8, 2019

Some Atlantic students kicked back in summer ‘19. Those on the baseball and softball teams did not. Playing a combined total of 61 games, the Trojan summer athletes were hard at work. The Trojan baseball team went 7-18 in their 2019 campaign. They started off the season with a bang, defeating Loga...

Girls’ Swim Team Dives In

Girls’ Swim Team Dives In

Hana Holtz, Editor

September 7, 2019

With the 2019 swim season upon them, the Trojan girls’ swim team began their season last weekend in a triangular against Dowling Catholic and Pleasant Valley. Both teams are considered to be some of the top teams in the state. Last season, Dowling Catholic was the runner-up at the state swim meet. Pleasan...

Aviation Class Soars at AHS

Aviation Class Soars at AHS

Ariel Clark, Editor

September 6, 2019

“Never turn down an opportunity to learn.” After the departure of math teacher Morgan Staashelm, fellow math teacher Lisa Sonntag decided to try and take on the Aviation class. She was sent to Maryland, to the headquarters of the AOPA (Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association). The AOPA is the largest aviatio...

Volleyball Girls Bump Record Above .500

Volleyball Girls Bump Record Above .500

Hana Holtz, Editor

September 5, 2019

The Trojan volleyball team took on three non-conference teams on Tuesday at the ACGC quad. Up against the host school, East Union, and CAM, the Trojans knew they had a shot at putting some wins together. First off, Atlantic faced off against the host--ACGC. Coming into the match, the Chargers were u...

New Teachers Galore At AHS

New Teachers Galore At AHS

AHSneedle Staff

September 4, 2019

AHS welcomed nine new teachers this year. Henry Hallgren, Laura Vogel, Rebecca Wallace, Connor Larson, Ethan Pruisman, Alyssa Dovenspike, Sarah Elm, Susan Wedemeyer, and Dexter Dodson make up some of the new faces in AHS' halls. All of the new teachers bring new personalities and interests to our school....

Servin’ Up A New Volleyball Season

Servin’ Up A New Volleyball Season

Hana Holtz, Editor

September 4, 2019

With a roster full of experience and hopes for the new season, the Trojan volleyball team rang in the 2019 season with tournament play in Avoca. Going against a variety of different area schools from different conferences and classes, the Trojans were excited to test out their offense and skills. Th...

Trojan Football Starts Season With a Victory

Trojan Football Starts Season With a Victory

Connor Church, Editor

September 4, 2019

The 2019 Atlantic Trojans football season kicked off on Friday night, as the Trojans opened up the season at home against the Saydel Eagles. The Trojans were looking to get off to a great start. They did just that, as Tyler Moen returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown. However, it was called back...

Another Year of Halftime Hurrahs

Another Year of Halftime Hurrahs

Molly McFadden, Editor

August 29, 2019

What happens at band camp, stays at band camp. That is, except for the music they learn. This Friday, Aug. 30, the Trojan Guard will perform their first set of the season. The set is titled contemporary, featuring a mix of pop music. Gwen Irlmeier, a flute player, said that she is excited for the ...

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