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  • The football banquet is at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 24.
  • All state is on Saturday, Oct. 23.
  • There's a state cross country qualifying meet on Wednesday, Oct. 20.
  • The volleyball season has come to an end!
  • The pink out game is on Friday, Oct. 22.
  • There is a girls basketball meeting with Mr. Vargason on Tuesday, Oct. 19.
  • The varsity football team plays Creston on Friday, Oct. 22.
  • Football and cheerleading senior night is Friday, Oct. 22 at the Trojan Bowl.
  • There is a fall vocal concert on Tuesday, Oct. 19.
  • The next driver's ed class begins on Oct. 25.
  • NHS is holding a blood drive on Tuesday, Oct. 19.
  • Order your yearbook!
Steele McLaren and his family present the check to the Shenandoah athletic director. All the fundraisers made over $4,500.

Atlantic Community Raises Support for Shenandoah

The Trojans are supporting the Mustangs during their time of grief.
Taliya James September 17, 2021

Atlantic students showed up and supported the Shenandoah community who is grieving the loss of a student. Grace Johnson, a senior who attended Shenandoah High School, passed away on August 23, 2021, as...

The cross country team celebrates a successful practice.
(Photo illustration)

Cross Country

Runners are excited to race to success.
Elizabeth Anderson September 16, 2021

“Exciting,” is how cross country coach Dan Vargason would explain this season. “We’re finally back from all the Covid protocols, we can just go out and run, fans are at the meets, new kids, kids...

The volleyball team celebrates their win at the AHSTW tournament.

Volleyball

The volleyball team is ready to take on the season.
Elizabeth Anderson September 16, 2021

High energy practices, staying consistent, individual work, and teamwork is how volleyball coach Michelle Blake would describe volleyball. The team has 38 kids out, with the varsity team having nine wins...

The football team practices everyday after school.

Football

The football team trains for success.
Elizabeth Anderson September 16, 2021

“Our main goal is to get better each week. We try to make progress as we go on and try to build our successes from week to week,” is football coach Joseph Brummer’s main goal for the team this season....

The girls swim team practices for their first meet.

Girl’s Swim

Girls swim is ready to kick off the season.
Elizabeth Anderson September 16, 2021

Swimming 6,500 yards a day, coach Dean Junker hopes to have the girl’s swim team at 10,000 yards per day. Practices usually look like pulls, kicks, lifting weights, and a variety of swimming styles....

The senior cheerleaders are excited for their last season as a team.

Cheerleading

The cheerleaders are ready to bring pep to the students.
and Elizabeth Anderson September 16, 2021

“The hardest part of cheer is overcoming the stereotype of the sport. People often think of cheer as a “girly sport” that doesn't require physical effort, but it is truly a difficult sport that requires...

The Cross Country team  embraces before the Ballard meet on September 13.

Fall Sports Preview

Fall sports are in full swing!
Elizabeth Anderson September 16, 2021

As students get settled into the groove of school, the fall sports begin and kick off the 2021-2022 school year. Each sport dedicates time for their practices for the best outcome of their season.

Junior Lane Nelson preps for a swing at a home match. At the Hawkeye Ten Championship, Nelson placed 7th individually with a score of 80.

Boys Golf Wins Hawkeye Ten Championship Fourth Year in a Row

The boys' hard work this season paid off at the Hawkeye Ten Championship where they won first place for the fourth year in a row.
Da'Jai Wesson, Editor May 13, 2021

Working through their season, the Atlantic Boys Golf team has been picking up a handful of wins since the beginning of spring.  On May 10, the team competed at the Hawkeye Ten Championship, earning...

Sophomore Abby Smith preps for a swing at a home meet. A large portion of the girls golf team consists of underclassmen who didnt have the opportunity to play last season.

Girls Golf Prepares for Final Matches

With just four matches left, the Atlantic girls golf team hopes to earn state qualifications.
Da'Jai Wesson, Editor May 7, 2021

Starting off the season in April, the Atlantic girls golf team has teed off a number of matches. As the end of the school year approaches, they have only a handful of matches left until the final tournaments...

The girls pose after beating Shenandoah 5-4. This was the first time in 11 years that the girls have taken home the Pyramid of Power.

Trojans Make a Racket This Season

Both boys and girls currently have a winning record and hope to do big things in the Hawkeye-10.
Molly McFadden, Editor April 28, 2021

The Trojan tennis teams have been working hard at practice each day since March and are now cruising through their season. The girls currently have a winning record of 5-3 with most meets having a score...

Senior Caroline Pellett keeps her eyes on the finish during the 100m hurdles. Pellett has been in track, among other activities, throughout her high school career and will be playing softball at Simpson College next year.

A Peek into the Girls Track Season

The girls have competed in 8 meets so far this season.
Lexie Trotter, Editor April 27, 2021

The girls track team started their season off with a scrimmage at the middle school against AC-GC and Treynor. Following that, the freshmen and sophomores went to Glenwood to get some experience under...

BIG THROW - Sophomore Tristan Dorscher upsets the number one seed with a huge throw and pin. Dorscher advanced tot he State tournament for the first time in his young career.

Images of AHS Wrestling

A collection of photos from the 2020-21 season by Eleanor Greving
March 7, 2021

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