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  • ISU Honor Band is on Feb. 4 and 5 in Ames.
  • State show choir is on Monday, Jan. 31.
  • State jazz band is on Saturday!
  • Winter formal is on Feb. 26!
  • State speech is February 5, 2022!
  • There is a wrestling tournament on Saturday.
  • There is a wrestling meet on Thursday!
  • There is boys and girls basketball on Friday at St. Albert.
  • There is a girls basketball game on Tuesday against Shenandoah.
  • The Prom Closet in Coon Rapids has free prom dresses! See Bulletin!
  • Order your yearbook!
Jade Harter asks geometry teacher Lisa Sonntag for help with the homework. Harter is involved in basketball as well.

Balancing It All

Athletes' struggle with handling stress and balancing academics with their athletic responsibilities.
Abby Muller January 5, 2022

The life of a student is hard, but the life of an AHS athlete or participant in school activities is even harder. Students at AHS are juggling it all.  Some athletes don’t have an off-season. Four-season...

Athlete of the Week: Colton Rasmussen!

Jada Jensen, Madison Huddleson December 6, 2021

The 2020 wrestling team breaks it down after Wrestle-Offs.

Time to Hit the Mats- Wrestling Season Commence!

The 2021-2022 wrestling season begins on Nov. 11.
Josie Colton November 9, 2021

The Trojan wrestling season is about to start! The boys wrestling team last season had 28 male wrestlers and 4 managers. The girls team only had 5 girls on the team and no managers. Last season the team...

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...

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