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

The Black & White

Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame

John Kirkpatrick, Sports Editor March 24, 2024

The bright lights of Carver-Hawkeye Arena shine down on the tan hardwood floors of the basketball court. The distinctive sounds of a bouncing basketball and the squeak of shoes running down the court echo...

Get to Know Superintendent Dr. Nikki Roorda

Get to Know Superintendent Dr. Nikki Roorda

Ena Basic, Staff Writer March 22, 2024

On October 25th, 2023, Dr. Nikki Roorda was named the new permanent superintendent of the Johnston Community School District. Dr. Roorda was named Interim Superintendent following the resignation of Laura...

World According to Hannah Ryan

World According to Hannah Ryan

Dory Holms and Allison Christensen March 21, 2024

Walking down the choir hallway you can hear beautiful music being sung by music teacher Hannah Ryan’s top choir, Cantus. Hannah Ryan has been teaching for 20 years, 19 of those years at Johnston, but...

1/1800 Alec Bauer

1/1800 Alec Bauer

Allison Christensen, Editor-in-chief March 20, 2024

A fan favorite on the basketball court, senior Alec Bauer’s ambitions go beyond the gym.  Bauer sees himself writing scripts for movies and television in his future.  “I am planning to go to...

1/1800 Gabriela Ferreira La Rota

1/1800 Gabriela Ferreira La Rota

Cate Taylor, Staff Writer February 6, 2024

In addition to a packed school schedule, La Rota is advocating for inclusivity within the STEM community and connecting with her family in Brazil.  La Rota’s passion for the sciences motivates her...

Winter Burnout

Winter Burnout

Anna Catlett, Copy Editor February 1, 2024

Winter burnout; a complication negatively impacting Johnston students mental health and overall work ethic. As we transition into winter, many students report having no motivation and feeling completely...

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