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Show Choir Snow Show

Show Choir Snow Show

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

February 17, 2019


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The Innovation and Synergy show choirs had a delay on their way home from the Davenport Great River Show Choir Invitational. The show choir Directors made the decision, after talking with Activities Director Joe Nelson, to stop in Newton, Iowa for the night. Due to the short notice, the show choir had t...

BuzzFeed Blocked

BuzzFeed Blocked

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


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Many students were disappointed on Tuesday when they made the discovery that the website BuzzFeed had been blocked by the district. The majority of students use Buzzfeed as their primary news source, while others use it as their main form of school appropriate entertainment. Students will now have to...

Students Make Another Motivating Sign

Students Make Another Motivating Sign

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


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The sign that was made during finals with a motivating message of  “Good Luck” now reads “Be Mine” with Valentine’s Day in mind. It still over looks the main hallway leading to the cafeteria so all students can see the message.

AP Biology students travel to Iowa State University

AP Biology students travel to Iowa State University

Akshaya Kumar, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019


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On Jan. 25, AP Biology students visited Iowa State University (ISU) to conduct laboratory experiments. To prepare for the visit in the days prior, students learned how to use various lab instrument, such as micropipettors, and familiarized themselves with the procedures. The experiments were conducted...

School Cancelled Due to Weather

School Cancelled Due to Weather

Ada Basic, Online Editor

January 23, 2019


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Due to the weather, all Johnston schools are now closed for Wednesday, Jan. 23. KTC is also closed. There will be no afternoon or evening activities.

Buddies with Brushstrokes

Buddies with Brushstrokes

Andrew Maresca, Editor-in-Chief

January 20, 2019


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Best Buddies hosted a painting party from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on January 20. The event was hosted in Katie Black's art room. Members paid five dollars for a canvas, and were provided paints and brushes.