The student news site of Atlantic High School


The student news site of Atlantic High School


The student news site of Atlantic High School


Colton Rasmussen reaches for the ball during the tip in the first seconds of the game. Rasmussen will be a senior this upcoming season.

Changing Seasons

Anna Potts, Editor October 30, 2023

Leaves are changing colors, the temperature is getting colder, and athletes are putting away their football cleats and pulling out their basketball shoes. As AHS transitions from fall sports to winter...

Eye of the Needle 12.23

May 11, 2023

In this weeks episode, we highlight some of our wrestlers and learn more about them. We even get to see some moves demonstrated with the help of Mason.

Senior Miles Mundorf squeezes tight for the pin.

Wrestling Season at AHS

Emma Rose, Staff Writer March 1, 2023

A lot of people like watching wrestling meets, but does everybody know what goes on behind the scenes? The AHS wrestling program has been going smoothly over the years but has undergone some changes that...

Freshman Hunter Quist talks to his mom after his race. Quists mom was helping with the meet while cheering him on.

Boys’ Swim Team Makes Waves this Season

Katie Birge, Editor February 3, 2023

The boys swimming season has been thriving for the past two months. According to Dean Junker, the high school boys, and girls swim team and YMCA Flying Sharks’ team Coach, the boys swim team has swum...

Working Towards Improvement

Working Towards Improvement

Claire Pellett, Editor February 1, 2023

“You know we’ve had our struggles, had our ups and downs, but we’re starting to play better basketball,” said senior Jackson McLaren. The boys basketball team’s record is 6-11. It may not seem...

Girls Basketball Team Soars Towards Success

Girls’ Basketball Team Soars Towards Success

Claire Pellett, Editor February 1, 2023

The dream season. After a slump in the girls basketball program for seven years, the team set high goals for the 2022-23 season. They have been breaking records and are among the top teams in the state....

Archers prepare to shoot their arrows. The archery team is comprised of middle and high schoolers.

Archery Pre-Season News Brief

Mariah Hadley October 13, 2022

With archery season around the corner and tournaments coming up, archery members are getting their bows out and ready to compete.  Sophomore Conner Johnson said he is most excited for "My best year...

Pictured above is the equipment used for archery.

Atlantic Archers Bring Home Two Trophies

Staff May 12, 2022

The Atlantic High School Archery Team brought home two second-place trophies from the National Archery in the Schools (NASP) Western National level competition in Sandy, Utah, April 29 and 30.  Atlantic...

WINNING- The archers pose for a picture. Before heading to state, the Archers walked the halls with pride while fellow students cheered them on.

Atlantic Archers’ Success at State

Josie Colton, Staff Writer March 10, 2022

The Atlantic High School archery team went to state March 5 and 6 in Des Moines at the state fairgrounds. The team had a strong season and went to the state tournament with high hopes for success.  AHS...

Pictured above is the equipment used for archery.

Aiming Towards Success

Taliya James February 25, 2022

The archery team traveled to Kansas City, MO on Feb. 18-20 for the Border Wars tournament. This tournament put nine different states head to head, and Atlantic came out victorious. The entire team took...

The girls swim team swims laps in the YMCA pool during the 2021-22 swim season. The team had seven members, which is the fewest number of participants it has had in years.

Just Keep Swimming

Eleanor McCalla February 18, 2022

The ache of your muscles as you slice through the water like a hot knife through cold butter: there’s no feeling quite like it. According to an AHS Needle story from 2013, the Atlantic High School...

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