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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Q&A with your local hijabi

Obsee Abbajabal, Print Editor October 18, 2018

After encountering many obscure questions from the people of JHS about the "thingy" on my head, I've decided to answer all of them. Before continuing, please keep in mind that these are all questions asked...


Kavan-NAH: A letter to Chuck Grassley

Obsee Abbajabal, Print Editor September 29, 2018

The Honorable Chuck Grassley Chairman, Judiciary Committee United States Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 Hello. My name is Obsee Abbajabal and I am 17.5 years old. I am high school student in...

New building layout changes how drills are conducted

New building layout changes how drills are conducted

Obsee Abbajabal , Staff Writer April 11, 2018

Office staff were frazzled when an alarm started beeping. “First time it went off we were like 'Huh, what’s happening?’ associate principal Jerry Stratton said. This alarm was a pre-alarm, which...

A firefighter walks towards his truck after checking and securing the building. Students fled the high school early after alarm went off.

Unexpected fire alarm ends school day early

Obsee Abbajabal, Staff Writer February 7, 2018

A few minutes before the bell marking the end of the day rang Feb. 7, the fire alarm went off. Shortly after, an announcement was made through the intercom that teachers needed to help evacuate students...

Precious Pate 20 and Emily Nguyen 20 collect change for the Hurricane Relief Coin Battle. Ryan Woods paired up with Silver Cord students to make sure change got donated.

Cross my heart before donating to the Red Cross

Obsee Abbajabal, Staff Writer 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 should buy a certain item. I am incapable...

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