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

The Black & White

  • 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

  • Student Council secretary announced: Gwynna Miner

News

Mead resigns from position

Mead resigns from position

Kathryn Ikeda, Co Editor-in-Chief

Executive Director of Human Resources Laura Kacer confirmed that former science teacher Dustin Mead's resignation was accepted by the school board. "We are working to find a great replacement for students next year," she said in an email. A job opening...

April 12, 2017

Students donate blood to LifeServe

Students donate blood to LifeServe

April 12, 2017

Student council brought in LifeServe so students could donate blood April 12. In order to donate blood...

French students bake foreign food

French students bake foreign food

April 5, 2017

French classes worked on a French food project and presented their dishes April 5. "It was really cool...

Financial literacy course becomes required for juniors

Financial literacy course becomes required for juniors

April 5, 2017

After much deliberation and consideration with the Iowa core education, administration decided to add financial...

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Feature

Comparing student siblings

Comparing student siblings

Shabana Gupta, Staff Writer

Teacher expectations about a younger sibling's abilities make some kids self-conscious. "Teachers call on me because my sister's really smart and loved answering questions," Collin Needham '18 said. "For some reason, they think I can answer them, too." When...

April 26, 2017No Comments

The key to success for AP tests

The key to success for AP tests

April 25, 2017

Balancing a challenging schedule and a manageable one is important with students--especially when the end of the school year approaches. 15 unique Advanced Placement, or...

The problem with fake parking passes

The problem with fake parking passes

April 24, 2017

The parking situation at Johnston High School is somewhat of a controversy among underclassmen. Many students are upset because spots in the parking lot remain vacant throughout...

Students risk futures at parties

Students risk futures at parties

April 24, 2017

Music plays throughout the house and dancing ensues, all of the sudden bright red and blue lights and blaring sirens fill up the room. Cops busting a party is just another...

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March Issue

25th Anniversary Edition

Archives

Humans of JHS

Humans of JHS

Humans of JHS

Opinion

Grades don’t define you

Grades don’t define you

Angela Cai, Feature Editor

With AP exams and finals approaching in the near distance, grades are about to be on the minds of many students. Grades are often a significant cause of stress. “I honestly ...

April 24, 2017

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...

Protest for the repressed

Protest for the repressed

April 3, 2017

My first protest started with me writing on a piece of poster board as I ran to catch up with the crowd...

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