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18th annual Green Days celebration connects the high school

18th annual Green Days celebration connects the high school

Allexis Mahanna, Staff Writer April 23, 2015

When the annual Johnston Green Days celebration was started in 1996, it focused on the town's agricultural and horticultural tradition, but now the event is a leading summer festival for Iowa. The...

There are four steps in order to get an internship, but sometimes you have to redo steps one through three until you are actually hired.

Internships are the secret to success

Allexis Mahanna, Staff Writer February 4, 2015

As college approaches, stress becomes a common sensation. There seems to be a million things to do in order to get picked by your favorite school. You have to keep your grades up, become a leader in everything...

Seniors Jordyn Kleve and Sandra Kromminga, along with junior Sara Ness hold up their state champion trophy after winning the state meet Nov. 1. This is the first state title in the girls' cross country history. Kleve ran a time of 14:14, which is the fastest in Johnston history.

Top runner chosen to attend Nike nationals

Allexis Mahanna, Staff Writer November 18, 2014

As senior Jordyn Kleve crossed the finish line at the state competition, she thought her cross country season was finished. Instead, the girls' and boys' cross country teams ran at the Nike regional...

Shayla Warrick races in the 100 freestyle, and finishes second during the Marshalltown meet. Warrick will be racing at state Nov. 8 in the 100 freestyle, 200 freestyle relay and 400 freestyle relay.

Girls’ swimming team dominates regionals

Allexis Mahanna, Staff writer November 5, 2014

Bert, the stuffed gator that the girls’ swimming team carries around for go green week, is an inspirational message to improve every race time. Go green week, which is the week of regionals and state,...

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