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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!

Willy Wonka Update: Audition Results

Willy Wonka Update: Audition Results

December 10, 2014

By Monica Brewer On Friday, Dec. 5, results for parts in this year’s musical of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory were in.  Auditions took place over the course of Tuesday, Dec. 2 and Wednesday, Dec. 3, and were done over the course of a two-hour span.  Audition material used included a monologue...

Making Bacon in Ag Processes

Making Bacon in Ag Processes

December 9, 2014

by Kerran McFadden The Ag Processes class will be cooking bacon in class. There are 14 students in Eric Miller’s Ag Processes class.  Miller has split up the class into four groups, and each group is cooking a different kind of bacon. The four different kinds they are making are a regular cure...

Boys Basketball Victory Against the Falcons

Boys Basketball Victory Against the Falcons

December 9, 2014

by David Thomsen The Atlantic boys basketball team kicked their season off with a victory against conference foe, St. Albert, 61-52.  The boys split the season series with the Falcons last season. Leading the way for the Trojans was sophomore Garrett Franken who scored 28 points, including 4 of...

Winter Driving Hints

Winter Driving Hints

December 3, 2014

By Tori Krogh and Mary Hayes The first snow of this winter was late Monday night, Nov. 10. Iowa weather in the winter is not always the safest to drive in. Scott Fulk, owner of Second Street Repair and Transmissions, said, “Cars are like humans. The colder it is, the stiffer they become.” It...

OSHA Safety Class Being Offered

OSHA Safety Class Being Offered

December 2, 2014

by Kerran McFadden The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, OHSA, is a new class that can be taken this spring. The OHSA safety class is an introduction to the following fields: plumbing, electrical, welding, sheet metal, insulator, carpentry, and HVAC. Students interested in continuing...

Trojan Boys Defeat Panorama at Corning Basketball Jamboree

Trojan Boys Defeat Panorama at Corning Basketball Jamboree

November 26, 2014

by Skyler Svoboda The AHS boys basketball team played at the Corning basketball jamboree on Tuesday night of Nov. 25. The boys played the Panorama Panthers, who were expected to be a worthy opponent. However, after just 16 minutes of basketball, the Trojans brought out a victory of 38 to 29. Senior...

Top Music Hits of 2014

Top Music Hits of 2014

Monica Brewer

November 25, 2014

by Monica Brewer 2014 has been a plentiful music year.  With albums from new artists, new songs, and breakout artists that have hit number one on the Billboard 100s, there’s many songs that could be great music to listen to. One of the albums that I loved this year was Ariana Grande’s second...

Editors Weigh in on Career-Day Absences

Editors Weigh in on Career-Day Absences

November 24, 2014

On Career Day, Wednesday, Nov. 19, 97 community guests came into our building to share their expertise.  On that same day, 135 AHS students were reported absent. AHSneedle Editors present two views of what these numbers say about Career Day and AHS students.   Click here for Turner Russell's opinion Student ...

Join the Trojan Mob!

Join the Trojan Mob!

Jena Brosam

November 20, 2014

by Allie Siggins and Jena Brosam Join the mob, the Trojan Mob. AHS Fuel is selling Trojan Mob t-shirts to support all 2014-2015 winter season activities. T-shirts are only $10, and you can pick up your order forms in the office. All order forms must be turned in Friday, Nov. 21. Black out is the...

Fire Alarm Fiasco

Fire Alarm Fiasco

November 20, 2014

by Skyler Svobada During third period on Tuesday, Nov. 18, there was an unexpected fire alarm.  Industrial technology teacher Derek Bair’s third period metal processes class was putting crushed pieces of a radiator into a foundry (which melts metal) when it caught on fire and caused lots of smoke....

Both Basketball Teams Purchase Team Shoes

Both Basketball Teams Purchase Team Shoes

November 17, 2014

by Skye Thompson and Kody Harris Fall sports recently came to an end, and now it's time for the winter sports to begin. Girls and boys basketball are already practicing, and have both ordered team shoes. Unlike the boys, this is the girls first year getting team shoes. According to head coach Kelly...

New Non-Fiction and Fiction Titles Arrive

New Non-Fiction and Fiction Titles Arrive

November 14, 2014

by Mary Hayes There have been some new additions to the AHS library this fall, including a wide selection of fiction and nonfiction books. Librarian Ginger Bechtold said, “After doing a lot of research and what is recommended by other librarians, I chose the books that looked the most interesting.” When...

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