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

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

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

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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...

World According to Hannah Ryan
World According to Hannah Ryan
Dory Holms and Allison Christensen

Walking down the choir hallway you can hear beautiful music being sung by music teacher Hannah Ryan’s top choir, Cantus. Hannah Ryan has been...

1/1800 Alec Bauer
1/1800 Alec Bauer
Allison Christensen, Editor-in-chief

A fan favorite on the basketball court, senior Alec Bauer’s ambitions go beyond the gym.  Bauer sees himself writing scripts for movies...

Instagram
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)...

Childhood Then VS. Now
Ellie Todd, Staff Writer

For teens at JHS, reminiscing on their childhoods can cause major nostalgia. As kids growing up in the 2000s and 2010s, things were a lot different...

Riley Reads #BookTok
Riley Reads #BookTok
Riley Babel, Copy Editor

  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...

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...

Late push helps Johnston prevail a 3-1 win over Ankeny
Late push helps Johnston prevail a 3-1 win over Ankeny
Kaden Krebs, Sports Reporter

08 APR 24, Johnston IA - The Dragon Boy's Soccer hosted the Ankeny Hawks Monday evening at Dragon Stadium. Scoreless at halftime, Johnston provided...

3 Goal second half boosts Johnston to a 4-1 win over DCG
3 Goal second half boosts Johnston to a 4-1 win over DCG
Kaden Krebs, Sports Reporter

25 MAR 24  Johnston IA The defending class 4A state champs, the Johnston Dragons, opened their season at home against the Dallas Center Grimes...

Like, Love and Lack thereof
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...

Corey and his Crown Victoria
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...

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...

Totally Rad Vintage Fest 2023
Totally Rad Vintage Fest 2023
Belén Thompson, Ben Poe, and Ike Venter December 21, 2023

Ben, Ike and Belen make their way downtown to pick up some vintage items and explore the unique atmosphere of Totally Rad Vintage Fest!    

Riley Reads Colleen Hoover....unfortunately
Riley Reads Colleen Hoover....unfortunately
Riley Babel, Copy Editor • December 21, 2023

International TikTok sensation. Award winning author. Over the last few years, Colleen Hoover—CoHo, as she is more informally and affectionately...

Riley Reads Holiday Romance
Riley Reads Holiday Romance
Riley Babel, Copy Editor • December 21, 2023

10 Blind Dates by Ashley Elston I spent a good portion of this book terrified that the main character was going to go out with her cousin.  A...

Abigail Madison
Abigail Madison
Staff Writer

Abigail Madison is a sophomore and this is her first year in the newspaper. Abigail has two part time...

Ena Basic
Ena Basic
Staff Writer

Ena Basic is a sophomore who loves to read and write. She is a member of Johnston’s Mock Trial team,...

Lauren Holm
Lauren Holm
Staff Writer

Lauren Holm (she/her) is a Junior and in her second year of Newspaper. Outside of the newsroom, she enjoys...

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,...

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