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Fabiola Castaneda '21 casually posses on stairs.

Fashion Forward

Lily Simpson and Payton Blahut March 10, 2020

Thomas Nsereko '22 Nsereko is known around the school for his laid back personality and style.  He wears his style because of the ease and how comfortable his clothes are. If there are...

Me driving my car on the slick ice round-a-bout.

Roads: Salt vs Sand

Lily Simpson, Staff Writer February 12, 2020

Recently, Johnston has been slammed with incoming snow and cold weather. Because of this, roads have to be plowed and salted to be driven on. But that comes with consequences. When all of the roads are...

The dumpster chair vs a new chair.

The Mystery of the Disappearing Furniture

Lily Simpson, Staff Writer December 18, 2019

A few years back, the school was tasked with transporting things from the old high school, to the current high school. However, many things did not make it through the move. All old furniture was replaced...

Age Segregation in School

Age Segregation in School

Lily Simpson, Staff Writer November 20, 2019

In high school, students rarely mix with people in other grades. Since Kindergarten, students have only interacted with people in their grade. It is like they are on their own little island. If...

Unable to reach a worthy grade due to standard based grading.

Standard-Based Grading

Lily Simpson, Staff Writer November 20, 2019

Standardized grading. Students and teachers hear so much controversy about it at school. Teachers sound like they are obligated to say they like it because it is what the district chooses, and kids say...

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Be Aware of Sex Offenders

Lily Simpson, Staff Writer October 28, 2019

People keep secrets.  The only thing to unmask those sometimes dangerous secrets, is to educate yourself.   In the state of Iowa, it not a law that registered sex offenders have to go up to...

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