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Elementary School Teacher Parade

Elementary School Teacher Parade

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Copy Editor

March 28, 2020

On March 25, 2020 the teachers from each Elementary School gathered in their cars at their respective buildings and set off on routes specific to their school. The parade and their routes were released by the district on their social media and website on March 24, 2020. The teachers decked out their...

BREAKING: School Closure For Four Weeks

BREAKING: School Closure For Four Weeks

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Copy Editor

March 16, 2020

A district email was released at 12:29 p.m. on March 16 containing information regarding school closure. The school will be closed until at least April 13. All school sponsored events like sports practices are cancelled until April 13. The School Board is holding an emergency session on March 19 in order...

Follow Up: More Trip Cancelations

Follow Up: More Trip Cancelations

Noah Gilbert, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

United States President Donald J. Trump, has suspended travel from all European countries to the U.S. “We will be suspending all travel from Europe to the United States for the next 30 days. the new rules will go into effect Friday at midnight,” President Trump said in an address from the Oval Office....

BREAKING: French Trip Cancellation

BREAKING: French Trip Cancellation

Noah Gilbert, Staff Writer

March 10, 2020

1,412 cases of Covid-19 have been reported in France since January 24, 2020, and France's Ministry of Education suspend all exchange and school sponsored trips. 20 students and two staff members were planning on going to Normandy, France for twelve days. "The purpose of the trip was the exchange, t...

Johnston Girls Comeback to Win It Against Southeast Polk, Move On to Face Iowa City High Thursday

Johnston Girls Comeback to Win It Against Southeast Polk, Move On to Face Iowa City High Thursday

Cameron DeRoos and Charlie Pattinson

March 3, 2020

The girls basketball team faced off with Southeast Polk on Monday, Mar. 2 at Wells Fargo Arena. The girls came into the quarterfinals as the three seed facing the sixth seeded Southeast Polk. The Dragons went ahead in the first quarter with a 23-17 score. But when the second and third quarters came around,...

Wiebers Turns 40

Wiebers Turns 40

Teja Jetty, Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

On March 2, it was business teacher Rod Wiebers' 40th birthday. To celebrate, his room was decorated with streamers and balloons and some students surprised him with a cake.