Johnston High School - 6501 NW 62nd Ave Johnston, IA

The Black & White

  • Rugby substate tournament May 9 at 5:30 p.m. at Des Moines Rugby Club

  • Junior Attendants: Valerie Boksa and Josh Marckmann

  • Senior Commencement Speakers: Nicole Hobson and Luke Grezch

  • Student Council Intramurals Director announced: Emily Battani

  • Student Council Communications Director announced: Kathryn Ikeda

News

Debate team qualifies for nationals

Debate team qualifies for nationals

Sam Farrell, Staff Writer

After nine students qualified for the National Debate Tournament in Birmingham, AL, in June, four of them travelled to Kentucky in April for a tune-up. Prakhyath Bujimalla, Jack Lucas, Peter Beebe and Kate Snyder participated in the Tournament...

May 24, 2017

Rumor busting: New high school

Rumor busting: New high school

May 24, 2017

Rumor: Graduation will be held in the new gym of the high school next year due to the increase in seat...

Library hosts fun-filled activities over summer

Library hosts fun-filled activities over summer

May 11, 2017

The Johnston Public Library's annual summer reading program will kick off June 3. The program will be...

Rugby team secures second place

Rugby team secures second place

May 8, 2017

On May 1 the rugby team Placed second in a tournament consisting of ten Iowa teams. The team lost to...

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Feature

Teacher organizes outdoor learning center by new high school

Teacher organizes outdoor learning center by new high school

Grace Ballesteros, Staff Writer

AP Biology teacher Sara Kate Howe plans to create a science space at the new high school by getting a grant to make the land a prairie. The retention pond and land on the southwest corner of the property inspired her to create a outdoor learning space. Howe ...

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Students compete in National History Day

Students compete in National History Day

June 1, 2017

Allie Tubbs '19 made it to nationals for the first time for National History Day doing an exhibit.  She tried NHD after watching her brother do it, and ended up falling in love w...

Teachers resign as school year ends

Teachers resign as school year ends

May 24, 2017

Four staff members will not be coming back to the district next fall. Jill Versteeg, Madeline Gage, Curt Larkin, Susan Krebs, Alicia Rollison all have memories of Johnston....

New school brings new course

New school brings new course

May 23, 2017

Along with the opening of the new high school, the education department is also introducing a new class called "Blended History." Blended History will be a learning style...

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Humans of JHS

Alvin Chen

Alvin Chen

Humans of JHS

Humans of JHS

Opinion

Unicorn frappuccino is a waste of money

Unicorn frappuccino is a waste of money

Bryce Schulte, Co Editor-in-Chief

Before the Unicorn frappe was released, people like myself were excited to see it in stores. When it made its debut, there were many mixed reviews. Some like it, but the people...

April 25, 2017

Grades don’t define you

Grades don’t define you

April 24, 2017

With AP exams and finals approaching in the near distance, grades are about to be on the minds of man...

Pros and problems of partner tests

Pros and problems of partner tests

April 24, 2017

In the last couple years, collaborative and group tests have gained popularity among high school teachers....

Boy Scouts get progressive

Boy Scouts get progressive

April 14, 2017

As an Eagle Scout I’ve been in Boy Scouts for quite awhile, and throughout that time my image of what...

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