Johnston High School - 6500 NW 100th St, Johnston, IA

The Black & White

  • Student Council to host food drive on Dec. 14 at 6 p.m. Sign up outside of room 507 or 123

  • Girls soccer informational meeting to be held Dec. 8 at 3:15 p.m. in the auditorium

  • Archery club will meet Dec. 10 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Auxiliary Gym. No equipment or experience needed.

  • Drama Club to give constructive criticism on monologues Dec 7 from 3:00-4:30 in the auditorium

  • No-Shave November donations accepted Nov. 27 - Dec. 1. Donations can be deposited in participating teacher's money jugs.

Rocks mystify administration

Will Reiher, Design Editor

December 8, 2017

When students attempted to park Dec. 4 they were presented with two parking spaces filled with bowling ball sized landscaping rocks. One student moved a number of rocks out of a third space to clear up enough room for him to park his car. Dec. 5, a...

Looking forward at life skills

Looking forward at life skills

December 4, 2017

  JHS Looking Forward is an organization recently created to help students learn necessary skills no...

Madrigal: Dressed to impress

Madrigal: Dressed to impress

December 4, 2017

The high school's vocal music department performed Snow White and the Seven Sprites at 2017's madrigal...

State shirt switch-up

State shirt switch-up

November 29, 2017

In Cross Country history, every single year that the team has made state, they have designed t-shirts. The...

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Photography classes give students new opportunities

Sarah Nelson, Staff Writter

December 5, 2017No Comments

Starting this year, the introductory courses for photography made some adaptations to shift into two courses. This change has been in the works for quite some time. "We had several meetings to come up with what would be the best way to design a photo...

Fighting for neutrality

Fighting for neutrality

December 2, 2017

The Federal Communications Commission is expected to reach an agreement to repeal net neutrality Dec. 14. The repeal was proposed by Chairman Ajit Pai and is expected to pass...

In lieu of expulsion

In lieu of expulsion

December 1, 2017

Once in a while word goes around that a student has been expelled from school. Technically speaking, most students are not kicked out. Some of them experience what is called...

Man enough for empathy

Man enough for empathy

November 14, 2017

Only one man out of the entire student population challenged themselves to the extent Kalambayi "Moses" Ntambwe '18 did. He pushed through student humiliation and social ridicule...

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The limited knowledge Americans have in geography is appalling

Katie Michalski, Guest Writer

December 6, 2017

My sophomore year of high school, I graded a geography pre-test during history class.  In the blank space next to the island of Great Britain, the answer “Poland” was wri...

No benefits to a marching band P.E. credit

No benefits to a marching band P.E. credit

November 27, 2017

As a member of marching band, I have spent years hearing students complain about the strenuous activity that marching requires. It's not uncommon to hear disgruntle...

Save your words and show some respect

Save your words and show some respect

November 1, 2017

I'm standing off to the sideline waiting to run onto the field excited to be playing my first Friday night game. I'm excited to show the people there, especially...

The rules for the commons need to be more clearly explained

The rules for the commons need to be more clearly explained

October 27, 2017

One day, I was doing my homework in the upstairs commons. After finally settling in and getting focused on my assignments, I was disrupted by the imposing figure...

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Humans of JHS

October 31, 2016

Inspired by Brandon Stanton's "Humans of New York," Humans of JHS serves as a look into students' lives. Students are chosen at random to prevent any bias in reporting.

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