The Black & White

  • Senior speakers announced: Kendall Hostetler and Andrew Janni

  • Football informational meeting will be held April 24 at 3 P.M. in the high school small gym.

  • Senior Challenge will be held 6:00 P.M. May 2 in the large gym of the high school.

  • Prom ticket prices are $22 from April 16-22. Tickets will be $25 from April 23-27, with $25 tickets at the door.

  • Midnight Masquerade themed Prom will be held April 28 at the Community Choice Credit Union convention center from 8:30-11:30 P.M.

City of Johnston announces construction on 70th Avenue
New building layout changes how drills are conducted

New building layout changes how drills are conducted

April 11, 2018

Office staff were frazzled when an alarm started beeping. “First time it went off we were like 'Huh, ...

Therapy pets visit students during Dragon Time

Therapy pets visit students during Dragon Time

April 10, 2018

Over the last three weeks of March and the first week of April, guidance counselor Lisa Boge has been...

Former teacher Dustin Mead sentenced

Former teacher Dustin Mead sentenced

April 9, 2018

Former teacher Dustin Mead plead guilty to harassment in the first degree, a lesser charge taken from...

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Tragedy in Zoology
C.O.R.E. for creating change

C.O.R.E. for creating change

April 11, 2018

Students are banding together in the newly formed group Community of Racial Equality for Advancement or C.O.R.E. to bring up thought-provoking issues and create an area for...

Zach Price, Johnston’s record holder for career wins in wrestling

Zach Price, Johnston’s record holder for career wins in wrestling

April 6, 2018

Zach Price's grandfather Dennis Price wrestled in at Fort Dodge High School and Simpson College. Zach's, dad, Steve wrestled, too. Two reasons Zach started wrestling. "My...

Student participation drops

Student participation drops

April 2, 2018

An email from Student Council member Emily Battani, '18 regarding the low student participation in intramural was sent to the student body March 7. The email discussed the...

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Johnston needs to recognize Black History Month
The limited knowledge Americans have in geography is appalling

The limited knowledge Americans have in geography is appalling

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 “Po...

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...

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Humans of JHS
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