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Asian Invasion Part 2: Japan Edition

Asian Invasion Part 2: Japan Edition

Sarah Margolin, Staff Writer

March 13, 2013


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 Cosplay Getting ready for an anime convention, junior Anna Lam packs the night before to prepare for Anime Iowa in Iowa City. Her costumes, accessories and sometimes her wigs all go into a suitcase to cosplay at the convention. The morning of Anime Iowa, Lam gets ready by putting in her ci...

The writer’s tale

The writer’s tale

Austin Busch, Staff Writer

March 11, 2013


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While most of the school practices creative writing in English class, there are several students who pursue writing for fun. Seniors Hannah Wiles, Erin Selinger, and  junior Andrew Mills practice their craft as ELP projects, online challenges, and coffee house poetry slams, trying to express their own u...

Acting class learns stage make up

Acting class learns stage make up

Daisha McAvaddy, Staff Writer

March 8, 2013


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Wendy Arch's acting class worked on stage make up from Feb. 22-March 1. They have practiced things such as stage makeup, old age, bruises, cuts, and burns. This year the acting program has received more funding for the makeup than in past years. This is the first year funding has covered an entire...

Students model for Stacy’s Prom Fashion Show

Students model for Stacy’s Prom Fashion Show

Anne Rogers, Sports Editor

March 8, 2013


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Stacy's Prom hosted the first annual Johnston High School Fashion show on Feb. 28. Students dressed in prom outfits to walk down the runway for audience. The cost for the audience was $5 to get in, and the money raised went to Dollars for Scholars and after prom.

Graduating requires IHaveaPlan

Ethan Marshall, Staff Writer

March 7, 2013


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In Iowa, freshman to senior students have to take multiple surveys to find multiple jobs that fit their interests. "It is a department of education expectation, all schools are required to do it here in the state of Iowa," principal Brent Riessen said. Which means, IHaveaPlan is here to stay....

Student sings at Carnegie Hall

March 7, 2013


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Working through the Italian piece "Se Florindo è Fedele" junior Kyla Grau solfeges through her music with the help of her voice teacher, Sarah Van Waardhuizen. A recording of her singing this song along with the song "A Change in Me" from "Beauty and the Beast" was sent as an audition for singing in t...