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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!
Side-conversations often get brought up in class, and Mr. McDermott is known for his stories during lessons. When his physics-defying “Honda-Davidson” moped is brought up, eighth graders may become confused or jealous. “My Honda-Davidson goes 19 miles-per-hour down 10th Street hill, and goes 21 up it.” 
Eighth grade is when students start to become of legal age to ride mopeds, so the stories of the “Honda-Davidson” are highly relevant.

Eighth Grade at AHS – Photo Gallery

Due to a fire at Atlantic Middle School in August, eighth-grade students have been housed in the high school.
Bennett Whetstone December 13, 2021

A fire at Atlantic Middle School in August displaced 350 students. The sixth- and seventh-graders are housed in the Cass County Educational Opportunity Center, but 125 eighth-graders have been snuggled...

Teacher Stress in 2021 – VIDEO

AHS faculty open up about the challenges they are facing this year.
December 6, 2021

Athlete of the Week: Colton Rasmussen!

Jada Jensen, Madison Huddleson December 6, 2021

Musical Cast Examines Their Characters

Katie Birge, Megan Birge, and Nolan Perez
November 23, 2021

Dodging Defeat

Dodging Defeat

Taliya James October 11, 2021

During Homecoming week, teams assembled together for a dodge ball tournament. A tournament took place on Tuesday, Oct. 5, and Thursday, Oct. 7.

The Final Face-Off

The dodge ball championship took place on Thursday during AO.
Elizabeth Anderson October 11, 2021

Balls flying, crowds roaring, stakes high, dodgeball championships were back during AO on Thursday.  Starting off, the senior team and freshmen team faced off for third and last place. Senior Addison...

Traditional Tuesday Dodgeball

Homecoming week is off to a powerful start with Tuesday's dodge ball tournament.
Elizabeth Anderson, Editor October 6, 2021

Dodgeball is a Homecoming tradition at AHS. After the absence of it last year due to COVID, dodgeball has made a comeback for the high school students. This is the first time the freshmen and sophomores...

The Eye of the Needle

September 29, 2021
Sept. 29, 2021

COVID: A Year’s Difference

This video revisits students and staff who originally shared reactions to COVID a year ago.
April 16, 2021

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