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A firetruck arrived at AHS Tuesday morning in response to an alarm. There was no actual fire.

Fire Alarm Deemed Accidental

Kenzie Hoffman and Laney Brosam March 8, 2022

A fire alarm triggered the school-wide exodus of Atlantic High School Tuesday during first-period classes.  Principal Heather McKay said, “Equipment was being moved in the band room and the [fire alarm]...

Recycling bins pile up around the school.

The Concept of Recycling Becomes Trash

Dakota Oswalt February 9, 2022

A common misconception at Atlantic Community School District is that the recycling bins are emptied into the trash. High school custodian Rich Smith said the recycling bins are “most generally not”...

Eye of the Needle Sept. 14, 2018

[/video] Featuring School News: 2018 Homecoming court, college fair; picture day; Fine Arts: marching band performed Imagine Dragons, fall vocal concert preparation, fall play "Almost Maine" auditions;...

GOOD CHEMISTRY - New AHS teacher Jedd Sherman works with students in his new classroom. Sherman comes to Atlantic with experience as both a teacher and as an administrator.

Jedd Sherman Joins AHS

Zeke Whetstone August 31, 2016

New chemistry and physics teacher Jedd Sherman comes to AHS after a year of teaching at St. Albert's in Council Bluffs. Before that, Sherman served as principal at Walnut, Spirit Lake and Red Oak. His...

Juniors and Seniors Vote for Class Officers Sept. 11

Ashley Freund September 10, 2015
Vote Friday, Sept. 11
Each student at AHS has a designated computer for school use. On Wednesday, many students computers were remotely accessed by unknown persons.

Students Experience Suspicious Computer Activity

March 4, 2015
“Somebody got a little sneaky with it and is planning on getting themselves in trouble,” said Warne.
The board meeting is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. tonight.

Board to Cut $35k From Activities

Tanner Mauk February 9, 2015

by Tanner Mauk Activities Director Matt Alexander confirmed some information about how tonight's expected budget cuts may impact Atlantic activities. “Right now, with what the board has been given,...

AHS students took to Twitter on Tuesday night in response to Coach Nick Rosss announcement that he has accepted a position in Waukee.

Football Coach Resigns

May 1, 2014

By Savannah Sorensen On Tuesday, April 29, Atlantic head football coach Nick Ross announced his resignation to the football players in the auditorium after school. Ross was offered a teaching position...

A teachers 2013 Ford Fiesta was damaged by a falling light pole in the AHS parking lot on Wednesday. Photo by AHS journalist Brecklyn Carey.

Light Pole Flattens Teacher’s Car

April 17, 2014

By Tanner Mauk and Travis Small On Wednesday, April 16, a light pole fell during strong winds and damaged an unoccupied car in the AHS parking lot. . AHS Principal Heather McKay said that the incident...

CCEOC Runs a Greenhouse Business

CCEOC Runs a Greenhouse Business

April 4, 2014

By Connor Burg The CCEOC students are in business. Mondays and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. students work in the greenhouse behind the high school.  Under the direction of teacher, Justin Williams,...

Coach Pelzer Resigns

Coach Pelzer Resigns

April 4, 2014

By Stephanie Freund and Kylie Juelsgaard On Mon., March 24, Girls' Basketball Coach Casey Pelzer announced his resignation to the girls basketball team in a morning meeting. Later on that night the school...

April Fools: Facts and Fun

April Fools: Facts and Fun

April 1, 2014

By Monica Brewer April Fools Day is one of my favorite holidays because people can prank each other without getting mad.  Throughout the years, people have been pulling pranks on each other and starting...

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