Johnston High School - 6500 NW 100th St, Johnston, IA

The Black & White

Johnston High School - 6500 NW 100th St, Johnston, IA

The Black & White

Johnston High School - 6500 NW 100th St, Johnston, IA

The Black & White

Pros/Cons of Online and Hybrid Learning

Theron Luett, Content Manager September 24, 2021

Last year, Johnston was introduced to the unknowns of hybrid and online learning, whether we liked it or not. Certain students thrived in the new amount of freedom and independence that came with learning...

Stephanie Riessens desk-less Spanish classroom.

Desk-less Classrooms

Laila Hasanovic, Online Editor September 23, 2021

Over the summer, Spanish teacher Stephanie Riessen decided to try out something new for her classroom. She removed all of the desks except for a table that holds her laptop. "I read a lot of blogs over...

Mental Status Between Grades

Mental Status Between Grades

Abby Lehan, Staff Writer April 13, 2021

High school is one of the places where people figure out who they are and who they want to be, but self discovery does not come without its downfalls. One of those downfalls can be mental health. With...

Some of the Monster energy drink flavors.

Caffeine with consequences

Levi Manley, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

School nurse Kristin Sheldahl knows about energy drinks. One time a student drank two Monsters on a dare from his friends. He had not eaten that day. Soon the symptoms hit. While the caffeine in the...

All About Water

All About Water

Edina Suljic, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

Water. It has no taste yet it tastes so good. It is essential to the point that no one could function without it. Almost everything consists of it, including our bodies. “We’re made up of anywhere...

Johnston football recruit Jack Rutz 22 prepares to squat weight on Monday, March 8th.

When Talent Works Hard

Nathan Anderson, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

Collegiate athletes undeniably possess an above-average athletic skillset. Talent alone, however, appears to often leave players falling short of college rosters. College coaches often look for intangible...

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