Johnston High School - 6501 NW 62nd Ave Johnston, IA
  • Varsity volleyball team wins against Ankeny 3-2

  • Varsity baseball team to play Waukee at Principal Park Wednesday, July 27 at 11:00 a.m. for chance at state title

  • Varsity softball team to play Pleasant Valley Friday, July 22 at Buena Field in Fort Dogde at 2:39 p.m. for state title

  • First day of school Aug. 25

  • Student Council Vice President announced: Nicole Hobson

News

Musical rewarded for hard work

Anna Toot, Staff Writer

The school musical "Footloose"cast gained the attention of the Iowa Musical Theater Awards, which are presented by Des Moines Performing Arts. A panel of judges travels to schools within 125 miles of the Des Moines Civic Center and judge the schools'...  Read More »

May 23, 2016

Parking crisis: update

May 20, 2016

As a solution to the overcrowded and parking without passes in the lot, the school has started issuing ...  Read More »

Student Council creates new constitution

May 20, 2016

Student Council ratified a new constitution April 24 to take effect for the 2016-2017 school year. Thes...  Read More »

Establishing an annual tradition

May 17, 2016

Welcoming a new fundraiser, over 70 students including Johnston Mayor Paula Dierenfeld participated i...  Read More »

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Feature

Animal Science presents habitat solutions for zoo

Rahul Kumar, Staff Writer

Pointing to a picture of a bird at the Des Moines Zoo, junior Maddie Gregurek eventually had the chance to hold two birds with her hand. " I really liked those birds and also being able to feed the alpacas," she said. These are some of the things Animal...  Read More »

May 24, 2016 • 0 comments

Surviving the first year

May 24, 2016

This year, the high school has not made too many adjustments to the staff, but the changes that they did make affected the new teachers' lives greatly. The new teachers ar...  Read More »

Student spotlight: online edition

May 24, 2016

  Sophomore Jesse Balmer had never tried taking pictures of the night sky before but had decided to try after seeing other peoples attempts at it on Instagram. He had t...  Read More »

Scooping the loop part of metro history

May 13, 2016

Scooping the loop has been a part of the Des Moines culture for years, extending back into the 1960s. Some students do not know what "the loop" is. The loop is in downtown...  Read More »

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Eileen's Eats

Lemon bars

Eileen Lagerblade, Design Editor

 Ingredients 1 cup of flour ½ cup powdered sugar ½ cup of soft butter 2 eggs ½ tsp baking powder ¼ tsp salt 1 tsp lemon zest ⅛ cup lemon j...  Read More »

May 3, 2016 • 0 comments

Ice cream cake

April 22, 2016

Orange bunt cake with chocolate glaze

April 6, 2016

Waffle Cookie

February 17, 2016

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Archives

May Issue

Arts & Entertainment

“Star Trek Beyond”: decent but forgettable entry

Mason Lillegraven, Staff Writer

“Space. The final frontier.” Audiences first heard that statement in 1966 when Star Trek first appeared on television screens. It is now 50 years later. I remember m...  Read More »

August 8, 2016 • 0 comments

“Lights Out” renewed my fear of the dark

August 2, 2016

In the past few years, I have become obsessed with hor...  Read More »

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Tech Talk

Microsoft Hololens: The Future of Computing

Rahul Kumar, Staff Writer

This year at E-3, Microsoft displayed the future of computing, the Microsoft Hololens. The Microsoft Hololens is a wearable device that displays holograms that the user can...  Read More »

February 3, 2016 • 0 comments

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