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Sayonara, seniors

Sayonara, seniors

Abby Nichol, Staff Writer May 22, 2018

Going into high school, we're typically told to go make some friends. So we do that, we go out and make friends with people all around us, who end up being upperclassman. Then, at the end of the year,...

Sleight of hand: from party tricks to careers

Abby Nichol, Staff Writer January 3, 2018

“Pick a card, any card.”; A magician’s favorite line. For some, the preferred line of work involves sawing people in half and making people disappear in boxes, while others prefer to trick the eye...

Brina Bily poses for cameras at photoshoot in preperation for a pageant.

Local models chase their dreams

Abby Nichol, Staff Writer 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 walking runways and posing for...

Teacher Jessica Dowell teaches her seventh period AP US History class.

New school brings new course

Abby Nichol, Staff Writer May 23, 2017

Along with the opening of the new high school, the education department is also introducing a new class called "Blended History." Blended History will be a learning style that is a combination of online...

Purpose of the pill

Purpose of the pill

Abby Nichol, Staff Writer April 4, 2017

Birth control does more than prevent pregnancy. For some, it helps with acne, while for others, it helps solve problems with their menstrual cycles. For others it simply takes away the fear of unplanned...

Johnston Science Olympiad teams competed at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Science Olympiad competes at Coe College

Abby Nichol, Staff Writer March 31, 2017

Seven teams competed in the Science Olympiad competition at Coe College in Cedar Rapids. The teams competed in various challenges throughout the day including building events and forensics events. Team...

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