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Mental Health Awareness Concert

Mental Health Awareness Concert

Kylie Emery, Online Editor

July 14, 2019

On July 13, Project Silence No More held their second annual Mental Health Awareness Concert at Terra Park. The concert featured live music by Vinyl Vagabonds as well as performances from former students. In addition, everyone participated in a moment of action, where they discussed different ways that...

National French Honor Society

Liz Jones, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019

Last Tuesday, May 14,  National French Honor Society (NFHS) hosted a French Celebration. The purpose of the event was to induct this years members of NFHS, the first members of any Johnston NFHS. They also celebrated the finalists in Les Grands Concours, a national French exam as well as honori...

Lizards Lazying Around

Lizards Lazying Around

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

Elliot Fisher ‘19 and Casey Hodson ‘19 spent their seventh hour on Monday watching over Marley and Persephone, Zoology teacher Kyla Burns’s Bearded Dragons. The reptiles are being taken outside more in hopes that they will eventually mate. Fisher and Hodson have seventh hour off, and dedicated...

Speed Bump Stress

Speed Bump Stress

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

Students arrived to school on Monday April 29, to a traffic back up. The back up was caused by the speed bumps added to the lot over the past weekend. The school added 5 speed bumps to the parking lot, along the main drive that passes door two, better known as the activity doors. Speed bumps are used...

Dragon Head Debacle

Dragon Head Debacle

Caroline Christensen, Staff Writer

April 19, 2019

In front of every Johnston school building there are colorful concrete dragon statues guarding the front doors. However, despite the abundance of decorative flaming J's, the whereabouts of the high school's dragon heads remained a mystery. Until recently when the high school’s dragon heads were instal...

L’incendie de la cathédrale Notre-Dame (The burning of the Notre Dame cathedral)

L’incendie de la cathédrale Notre-Dame (The burning of the Notre Dame cathedral)

Cecilia Allemagne, Staff Writer

April 19, 2019

Notre Dame de Paris was engulfed in flames at around 6:30 PM on Monday, April 15, 2019. While the exact cause of the fire is still unknown, the Paris prosecutors have ruled out arson, meaning the ancient monument was not purposefully set alight. As far as Parisians and the rest of the world know, th...