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

The Black & White

  • Art Club to meet Nov. 21 after school to create Art Club t-shirts.

  • Interested in joining Students 4 Change and making a difference in Johnston? Contact Chris Wilson. They can be found at cwilson@johnston.k12.us

  • Drama club to hold session on constructive criticism on monologues in Drama Club Nov. 17

  • Basketball Intramural will be held Nov. 19 at 11:30 a.m. Sign up sheets can be picked up and returned to room 507, 123, or from Emily Battani

  • Rugby Club to meet Nov. 14 in room 108 at 3 p.m.

News

Get out the vote

Get out the vote

Sarah Nelson, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017

Eligible citizens can cast their vote in the municipal elections Nov. 7. The incumbents running again include Gerd Clabaugh, running for his second term and David Lindeman, for his third term. The new council candidates include Rhonda Martin and ...

Emergency drills considered to be a success

Emergency drills considered to be a success

November 1, 2017

After being postponed due to extreme weather, a school-wide fire drill was held Oct. 30 during third...

Government students learn how to caucus

Government students learn how to caucus

October 31, 2017

Students in Sarah Hottle's government classes had a chance to experience what a democratic caucus would...

Students receive Hydrive Energy samples in the commons

Students receive Hydrive Energy samples in the commons

October 23, 2017

Today in the commons/lunchroom, students received free samples of Hydrive Energy Water, a healthy alternative...

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Feature

Examining the cost of parking tags

Examining the cost of parking tags

Nick Irwin and Sabrina Romero

November 7, 2017No Comments

For years now, the cost for parking tags has remained at $20. "We made the comparison to some of the other schools that are significantly higher than ours," Jerry Stratton, the associate principal said. "We've had the $20 price for nearly 10 years, just ...

Memories reach reality

Memories reach reality

November 1, 2017

Clay 1 classes are working on creating visual representations of portions of their life. They are supposed to use slabs, flat pieces of clay, to create 3D forms that for...

Saturday school; effective punishment or convenient solution?

Saturday school; effective punishment or convenient solution?

November 1, 2017

Saturday school is for students who have broken rules, have low grades, or done something morally wrong. They come to school on Saturday between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. to sit in...

Local models chase their dreams

Local models chase their dreams

October 30, 2017

For some children, a dream of theirs is to become wild things such as an actor, a professional athlete. Other children dream of becoming models and spending their careers...

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Opinion

Save your words and show some respect

Save your words and show some respect

Molly Hauser, Staff Writer

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 my parents,...

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...

Cross my heart before donating to the Red Cross

Cross my heart before donating to the Red Cross

October 24, 2017

When the money in my bank account decreases, I get a gut-wrenching feeling in my stomach. I am the type of person to internally debate myself on whether or not I shou...

Dream, dare, do

Dream, dare, do

October 20, 2017

It took me ages to write this, mostly because I didn't know what to say. How do you encapsulate a life-changing experience? For five days over the summer, I attended...

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Humans of JHS

Humans of JHS

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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