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

The Black & White

  • Boys' basketball ends season with a 48-44 loss against Newton

  • Game one of girls' state basketball begins Wednesday, March 1 at 1:30 p.m. against Indianola

  • Boys' sub-state basketball game against Newton at DSM Roosevelt beginning at 7:00 p.m.

  • Girls' bowling places first at state

News

School cracks down on attendance

School cracks down on attendance

Nick Irwin, Staff Writer

On Feb. 20, administration made the decision to continue to uphold the previously neglected attendance policy. The policy changes the communication system between parents and teachers in regards to unexcused absences. The previous policy was to notify...

February 24

Speech and debate students break school record

Speech and debate students break school record

February 21

A record-breaking seven speech and debate students qualified for nationals at a speech and debate competition...

Dragons defeat Mason City Mohawks

Dragons defeat Mason City Mohawks

February 8

Johnston defeated Mason City in the final JV meet of the season Jan 31 . This victory left the girls'...

Encore Pizza closes unexpectedly

Encore Pizza closes unexpectedly

February 3

Recently Encore Pizza closed permanently and was replaced with Marino's Italian Restaurant at 5775 Merle...

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Feature

Mennen influences Youth Home kids through education

Mennen influences Youth Home kids through education

Jacob Kim, Staff Writer

When the bell that signifies the end of seventh period rings, instead of preparing to grind out his last period teaching the students of Johnston High School, physical education instructor and strength trainer Dan Mennen gets in his car and makes his...

March 24No Comments

Music department struggles with copyright

Music department struggles with copyright

March 20

Recently the music department has had trouble with the way they choose music for the choirs and bands. "Usually I use catalogs that are sent to me and websites like JW Pepper,"...

Teachers spend day as students

Teachers spend day as students

February 13

Sitting in the middle of a history class, teacher Kristi Miller tries to engage in the group work assigned to the other students in the class. Sue Cline, Jeremy Yenger,...

Pride surpasses prejudice

Pride surpasses prejudice

February 13

Twelve years ago, then senior Joshua Merritt  worked on an Extended Learning Program (ELP) project together, aiming to create the first Gay/Straight Alliance (GSA) in the...

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Humans of JHS

Humans of JHS

Humans of JHS

Opinion

Cryotherapy: scary at first, amazing after

Cryotherapy: scary at first, amazing after

Anicka Schmitt, Staff Writer

  There are so many different forms of therapy, each best suited for different problems. Cryotherapy isn't very common in Iowa, but it does exist. There's a lo...

March 24

Give Trump time

Give Trump time

March 9

No matter how you feel about the outcome of the election, as an American citizen, Donald Trump is your...

Art class not just for the artistic

Art class not just for the artistic

February 17

Up until this year, I was one of those people that always told myself I wasn’t creative. I never wanted...

Finals are forever

Finals are forever

February 10

I'm the epitome of type A when it comes to schooling. I get all my assignments in on time,  I study...

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