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

The Black & White

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

The Black & White

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

The Black & White

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Humans of JHS: Tyler Phi and Show Choir
Ike Venter, Online Editor

Tyler Phi ‘24 was inspired to join the show choir after watching his cousin, a senior at the time, perform on stage. Despite having not taken...

No Such Thing as Empty Threats
No Such Thing as Empty Threats
Anna Catlett, Copy Editor

With the rise of social platforms and desensitization in the media, empty threats have become an epidemic alarming school districts across the...

Hall of Fame
Hall of Fame
John Kirkpatrick, Sports Editor

The bright lights of Carver-Hawkeye Arena shine down on the tan hardwood floors of the basketball court. The distinctive sounds of a bouncing...

Get to Know Superintendent Dr. Nikki Roorda
Get to Know Superintendent Dr. Nikki Roorda
Ena Basic, Staff Writer

On October 25th, 2023, Dr. Nikki Roorda was named the new permanent superintendent of the Johnston Community School District. Dr. Roorda was...

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America: A Theocracy in Disguise 
America: A Theocracy in Disguise 
Sam McAlister, Staff Writer

“The legitimate powers of government reach actions only and not opinions, I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American...

A Country Past its Prime
A Country Past its Prime

The members of the political class running America are getting to an age where they can no longer properly govern the country, a national concern...

The Death of Public Schools
The Death of Public Schools
Sam McAlister, Staff Writer

Iowa is consistently ranked among the best states in the country for education, but recent legislation targeting our Area Education Agency (AEA)...

J-Town Weekly Recap
J-Town Weekly Recap
Kaden Krebs, Sports Reporter

      Saturday afternoon Thriller 11 MAY 24 Johnston IA, What more could you ask for in the final regular season...

Kadin Nguyen ‘25 throws the ball in play by the Dowling sideline
Johnston Soccer- Thursday night thriller
Kaden Krebs, Sports Reporter

25 APR 24  Johnston IA, In the final game of April, the Dragons were looking to end the month on a high note. Newly ranked #1, Dowling was...

#1 Johnston suffer first loss on the season to #7 Valley
#1 Johnston suffer first loss on the season to #7 Valley
Kaden Krebs, sports reporter

19 APR 24 West Des Moines IA, The #1 Dragon Boys headed to West Des Moines to face the 5-3 and #7 ranked Valley Tigers of West Des Moines on...

J-Town Weekly Recap: Sweeping the Weekend
J-Town Weekly Recap: Sweeping the Weekend
Kaden Krebs, Sports Reporter

The Dragon boys were on the road this weekend with games against Urbandale on Friday and a doubleheader Saturday at Valley Stadium against Sioux...

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Humans of JHS: Tyler Phi and Show Choir
Ike Venter, Online Editor • May 6, 2024

Tyler Phi ‘24 was inspired to join the show choir after watching his cousin, a senior at the time, perform on stage. Despite having not taken...

Pt. 3 - Like, Love  and Lack Thereof
Pt. 3 - Like, Love and Lack Thereof
Elise Lambert, Staff Writer • May 3, 2024

During the Like, Love, and Lack Thereof series, I have talked about both the good and bad parts of high school relationships. To finish off the...

Pt. 2 - Like, Love and Lack Thereof
Pt. 2 - Like, Love and Lack Thereof
Elise Lambert, Staff Writer • May 2, 2024

As hot girl summer ends and cuffing season begins, many are starting to wish for love in a long term relationship. In part two of Like, Love,...

Pt. 1 - Like, Love and Lack thereof
Pt. 1 - Like, Love and Lack thereof
Elise Lambert, Staff Writer • February 5, 2024

In the first entry of Like, Love, and Lack Thereof, I am going to be talking about the ‘like’ part of dating. The harmless start of dating...

Cars of JHS
Cars of JHS
Ike Venter, Online Editor • February 1, 2024

Corey Suckow 2004 Ford Crown Victoria ‘Vikki’ “So, I was in the parking lot of Johnston High School and it had just snowed and...

Riley Reads #BookTok
Riley Reads #BookTok
Riley Babel, Copy Editor • February 1, 2024

  Twisted Love This is the first time I have had to read the words “Itty Bitty Titty Committee” in a book, and I pray it will be the...

Belén Thompson
Belén Thompson
Staff Designer

Belén Thompson is a senior in her first year of newspaper. Belen is very interested in designing for...

Sam McAlister
Sam McAlister
Staff Writer

Sam is a senior and it is his first year in the newspaper. He enjoys running on the cross country team...

John Kirkpatrick
John Kirkpatrick
Sports Editor

John Kirkpatrick is a senior in his third year of newspaper, and is the acting Sports Editor. Outside...

Bria Fisher
Bria Fisher
Staff Designer | Photographer

Bria Fisher, Junior, is in her 1st year of newspaper. She is also apart of the yearbook editorial staff,...