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Storm takes over: students at work taken by surprise

Kenzie Foldes & Anne Rogers

September 20, 2013

An unexpected storm hit Johnston on Sept. 19 around 3:30 pm. Severe winds, heavy rain and hail, and lightening shocked students who were working at the time of the storm. Junior Carlyn Waetke works at a daycare and was at snack with the kids. "The front of the building is all windows and at first...

Storm takes over: football team seeks shelter

Kenzie Foldes & Anne Rogers

September 20, 2013

Junior Jordan Weddington takes shelter in the football house with the rest of the varsity football team during practice on Sept. 19. An unexpected storm hit Johnston at approximately 3:30 pm with strong winds, heavy rain and hail, and lightning. "We were in the House because we saw lightning," Weddington...

Students participate in Suicide Prevention Day

Senior Taylor Kilstrom writes

Kenzie Foldes, Design Editor

September 10, 2013

After a 5:30 a.m. cross country practice, sophomore Anna Toot writes the word "Love" on junior Kelsey Caffrey's wrist. Other members of the girls cross country team gather around a lunch table as they write "Love" on each other's wrists as well in honor of Suicide Prevention Day on Sept. 10, 2013. "Brian...

Before Prom altering for next year

Kenzie Foldes, Design Editor

May 15, 2013

Many students the night of prom reach far down into their wallets and paying extensive amounts of money for the perfect dress, an elegant dinner, and a limo to make the event memorable. Doug Applegate, father of sophomore Hezekiah Applegate, saw this as an opportunity to reach out to high school students...

Featured Artists- Photo Art 2

Kenzie Foldes, Design Editor

April 8, 2013

Photo Art 2 Photo art classes are held at Johnston to help students with interests in photography to continue their art education. Photo Art 2, taught by Daniel Weiss, is a class that is offered to students who have completed Photo Art 1 and are interested in further expanding their art portfolio...

Proposed suicide prevention bill advances

Kenzie Foldes, Design Editor

March 29, 2013

Senate File 337 (previously named Senate File 216) was approved by the Senate on March 13, 2013. The bill, presented by Brian Carico, would add suicide prevention and trauma care training for all teachers who are certified. All certified teachers are required to be trained in OSHA regulations (Oc...