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The Fantastic Five

Charity Williams

October 26, 2016


Filed under Activities, Band, Fine Arts, Showcase, The Gallery

Aaron Rothfusz How long have you been singing? “I’ve been singing for about 5 years, and have been taking private voice lessons for 3 years.” How many times did you make it into allstate? “This is my second year to be accepted into the All-State Choir.” How long did you p...

Meet a State Qualifying Cross Country Runner: Ashley Wendt

Meet a State Qualifying Cross Country Runner: Ashley Wendt

Jena Brosam

October 26, 2016


Filed under Activities, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

This year, the girls cross country team has made great strides towards improvement. The team has big numbers, most of them coming from the freshmen and sophomore classes. One runner in particular has made some of the greatest improvements on the team. In her second year on the high school cross c...

FFA Carves Pumpkins with Second-grade Students

Nick Joyce

October 26, 2016


Filed under Academics, Activities, School News, Showcase, The Gallery

Every year, students in agriculture classes help kids carve pumpkins. The students get their pumpkins from McCurdy Pumpkin Patch, and the classes use money from fundraisers to pay for the pumpkins. Second graders started to come up to the high school at 8:30 A.M. to Mr. Miller’s room on Wednesday...

Trojan Football Ends Their Season in Harlan

Trojan Football Ends Their Season in Harlan

Jena Brosam

October 25, 2016


Filed under Activities, Football, School News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Last Friday, Oct. 21, the Trojan football team played their last game of the 2016 season at Harlan. The team lost the game 14-49, ending their season with a 1-8 record. In the first quarter, the Trojans had the first big play of the game scoring a touchdown, and leading the Cyclones 7-0. Soo...

AHS Hat Day

Cody Buchman and Noah Bruckner, Editor

October 24, 2016


Filed under School News

Wednesday, Oct. 26, is hat day at Atlantic High School. Bring $1.00 and your hats to school Wednesday and you will receive a stamp to wear your hat all day. Student Council is putting this on to raise money for any project or to buy hats, gloves, boots, snow pants, etc. for kids at Washington. ...

AHS Introduces Student Support Groups

AHS Introduces Student Support Groups

Rob Hitch

October 21, 2016


Filed under Academics, School News, Showcase

Atlantic High School counselor Michelle Huber, along with the help of students, has put together a support group for students in need of a guiding hand. The group came about when senior Shaylee Brown shared a personal experience she’s had during a discussion in her child development class. Shortl...

AHS Hosts All-State Auditions

Charity Williams

October 19, 2016


Filed under Activities, Band, Fine Arts, School News, Showcase, The Gallery

AHS will be hosting the Southwestern Iowa All-State auditions this upcoming Saturday, Oct. 22. The students auditioning are either choir or band students. The Atlantic high school has a total of 35 band and choir students auditioning, 14 for band and 21 for choir. The 14 students auditioning for band are the...

AHS Fuel Dodgeball Tournament

AHS Fuel Dodgeball Tournament

Emily Schreiner, Editor

October 19, 2016


Filed under Activities, School News, Showcase

AHS Fuel has created a dodgeball tournament, and it will be held on Saturday, Nov. 5 in the AHS gym. The first game will start at 10 a.m.   The entry forms are in the office or in Spanish teacher Dan Vargason’s room (510), there is no entry fee. Forms need to be turned in by Monday, Oct. 31. ...

Meet Mr. Henderson

Meet Mr. Henderson

Chloe Newbury

October 18, 2016


Filed under Academics, School News

New weights teacher, Ryan Henderson, was drawn to AHS because of the bigger school community in a town, that just like Goldilocks, “it isn’t too big, or too little, it’s just right,” or maybe “it’s the shorts,” joked Henderson. Henderson attended Iowa Lakes Community College for two years b...

PREVIEW: Football @ Harlan

PREVIEW: Football @ Harlan

Cody Buchman, Editor

October 18, 2016


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The Trojan football team will travel one final time this season to round out their season on the road in Harlan this Friday night. The Trojans’ record currently stands at 1-7, their last win coming in the season opener versus Clarinda in the Trojan Bowl. This season is the first year the team has b...

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