• There will be a 1.5 hour early dismissal on Sep. 2.
  • Atlantic will host a freshman volleyball tournament on Tuesday.
  • Cross country will run at DCG on Sep. 1.
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Camryn Church
Camryn Church, a junior at Atlantic High School, said that she joined journalism because she didn’t really know much about it and wanted to learn more about it. She also wanted to have more classes with journalism and English teacher Allison Berryhill she also likes to write stories.  Church said that she is happy she joined and her favorite part about it is being able to talk to different people, learn new things when writing stories as well as being able to spread the news that people might not know about. She said that her favorite story to write was about vaping in schools. She liked it because she got to talk to AHS principal Heather McKay and a lot of different people about it. She enjoyed being able to hear different opinions on the matter. When Church isn’t writing for the Needle or doing homework she enjoys acting, singing, hanging out with friends and taking naps. After high school, she wants to go to college. She is unsure of what she wants to major in but said, “I know journalism will help me with any job field I go into.” Church said that the most important thing she has learned so far in journalism is that, “ You have to be able to work with others and hold yourself and others accountable to get stuff done.” 


Story by Rual Ruiz and Taylor McCreedy

Camryn Church, AHS Needle Editor

Sep 18, 2020
Girls Volleyball Powers Through (Story)
Sep 14, 2020
“Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again is a Flop — OPINION (Story)
Sep 10, 2020
Having Different Political Opinions Than Your Parents — OPINION (Story/Media)
Sep 02, 2020
Varsity Volleyball Girls Sweep Tournament (Story)
Aug 31, 2020
White House Rose Garden Remodel Faces Backlash (Story)
Aug 26, 2020
Senator Grassley Continues 99 County Tour (Story)
May 26, 2020
We All Scream for Ice Cream (Story/Media)
May 12, 2020
What’s Baking? (Story/Media)
Apr 08, 2020
Let’s Talk About “Tiger King” — REVIEW (Story)
Mar 26, 2020
The COVID-19 Diaries (Story)
Mar 11, 2020
Look Out, Here Comes “Little Shop of Horrors” (Story/Media)
Mar 06, 2020
Another One Bites the Dust (Story)
Feb 28, 2020
Do You Really Know Randall Simpson? (Story/Media)
Feb 24, 2020
Strange Dreams at AHS (Story/Media)
Feb 18, 2020
Spaghetti Supper Funds Upcoming Music Trip (Media)
Feb 13, 2020
A Look For a Special Occassion (Story)
Feb 06, 2020
Meet a Dirt Bike Hauss: Zane Brownsberger (Story)
Feb 05, 2020
AHS Dominates District Speech (Media)
Feb 03, 2020
Caucus Season Kicks Off in Iowa Tonight (Story)
Jan 28, 2020
An Update on the Class of 2019 (Story)
Jan 15, 2020
Passing Period Anthems (Story/Media)
Jan 10, 2020
On the Brink of War? (Story/Media)
Dec 20, 2019
Joe Biden Dropping by Atlantic on Sunday (Story)
Dec 18, 2019
Dead or Alive: Juice WRLD (Story)
Dec 12, 2019
Madrigal Creeps Closer (Story)
Dec 09, 2019
The Soccer Grind Doesn’t Stop (Story)
Dec 02, 2019
Pete Buttigieg Speaks to the People of Atlantic (Story)
Nov 21, 2019
Pete Buttigieg Coming to Atlantic Monday (Story)
Nov 21, 2019
School Board Meeting Sparks New Beginnings (Story)
Nov 13, 2019
You Can Drive My Tractor (Story)
Nov 05, 2019
The Tea on the Tower Trees (Story/Media)
Oct 29, 2019
Activity Equality — OPINION (Story)
Oct 21, 2019
How ADHD Affects Students (Story)
Oct 21, 2019
Trojan XC Compete in Hawkeye 10 Meet (Media)
Oct 11, 2019
Got Play-Doh? (Story/Media)
Oct 07, 2019
When was the Last Time You Cried? (Story/Media)
Sep 24, 2019
The Dangers of E-Cigs and Vaping (Story/Media)
Sep 16, 2019
What to Know Before You Caucus (Story/Media)
Jan 21, 2019
100 Word Rants: 2018-19 (Story)
Jan 17, 2019
District Large Group to be Held on Saturday (Story)
Sep 28, 2018
NEWS BRIEF — All-State Competition is Approaching (Story)
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