Johnston High School - 6501 NW 62nd Ave Johnston, IA
  • Winter Formal date set for Jan. 6.

  • Jolly Jamboree, community holiday event, set for Dec. 10 in high school auditorium 2 p.m.-5 p.m. $5 admission.

  • 100th Street bridge over Interstate 35/80 now open to traffic

  • Pat Hennes named as All-Iowa Coach of Year

  • Leslie Shipp named as a Dow Jones Fund Distinguished Newspaper Advisor

News

NHS sells sweet treats

NHS sells sweet treats

Kathryn Ikeda, Head Editor-in-Chief

National Honor Society (NHS) members are selling candy outside of the cafeteria for one dollar. Students can purchase a note to write, which can be exchanged for candy on Friday, Dec. 9. The proceeds will go towards an organization for youth in the Des...  Read More »

Dec 8

Dance team competes at state

Dance team competes at state

December 7, 2016

On Friday Dec. 2, the varsity dance team competed at the state dance team competition held at Wells Fargo Are...  Read More »

Returning to the renaissance

Returning to the renaissance

December 5, 2016

Madrigal Feast is an event hosted for the community by five choirs from both the middle school and high...  Read More »

Anatomy classes dissect sheep hearts

Anatomy classes dissect sheep hearts

December 2, 2016

Students in teacher Justin Mead's Anatomy and Physiology classes dissected sheep hearts Dec. 02. Their...  Read More »

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Feature

Family Connections is not I Have A Plan

Family Connections is not I Have A Plan

Grace Ballesteros, Staff Writer

In 2005, the new mandated law, HF 2392, requiring schools to have a program to get the career ready, was put into place. As a result, the free program, I Have A Plan Iowa (IHAPI),  began using up students' class time with long surveys and instructions...  Read More »

Nov 30 • No Comments

First generation students

First generation students

November 29, 2016

Now that we are a few months into the year, most students have gotten used to the school life. Yet some students are doing something their parents may not have gotten the...  Read More »

Terra Park under construction

Terra Park under construction

November 28, 2016

Around $5 million dollars of tax revenue and just over $1.5 million dollars of fundraising money are being put towards a new park at 6300 Pioneer Parkway. In May 2014 work...  Read More »

Robotics team kicks off season

Robotics team kicks off season

November 28, 2016

The Des Moines Metro Robotics team, team ASAP, placed 15th at the first Robotics Competition in Kansas City, MO Oct. 29. This was the first competition of the season for t...  Read More »

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Emily's Etchings

Big Major

Big Major

Emily Poss, Staff Writer

No matter what college you go to, your money from your major will always fall back into the economy.      ...  Read More »

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I was sick

I was sick

November 29, 2016

In my dreams

In my dreams

October 7, 2016

Desperation Week

Desperation Week

September 26, 2016

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November Issue

Archives

Humans of JHS

Humans of JHS

Humans of JHS

Arts & Entertainment

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”: a whimsical and earnest fantasy adventure

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”: a whimsical and earnest fantasy adventure

Erin Bockenstedt, Staff Writer

To be honest, I am not the biggest Harry Potter fan. Although I have seen all eight of the movies and consider myself a proud Ravenclaw, I have not gotten past the first book...  Read More »

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Good Grief

Good Grief

December 6, 2016

To think a title that I would associate with "Charlie...  Read More »

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Bon Appétit

Bubba: Authentic Southern in Downtown Midwest

Bubba: Authentic Southern in Downtown Midwest

Sophie Cordaro, Staff Writer

Southern Comforts Bubba is a "Downhome & Downtown" authentic Southern food restaurant located in downtown Des Moines. The restaurant gets its name "Bubba" from a traditional...  Read More »

Dec 1 • No Comments

Waveland Cafe: best breakfast in the galaxy

Waveland Cafe: best breakfast in the galaxy

October 10, 2016

Guru BBQ: Asian/southern flavor fusion

Guru BBQ: Asian/southern flavor fusion

September 21, 2016

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