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Streets of After Prom

Streets of After Prom

Shabana Gupta, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under Creative Differences, News

In order to put up decorations for after prom, parents decided to consult the art teachers and set up a time for students to create their own artwork and decorations. Roxi Evans-Guilloz brought spray paint for students to use after school with the art club and anyone else who wanted to join. ...

Raising Healthy Dragons: A community-focused learning forum

Raising Healthy Dragons: A community-focused learning forum

Sarah Nelson, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Summit Middle School hosted a resource fair and featured sessions to help parents better understand their kids. C.O.R.E., G.S.A. and We The People, UnityPoint Health, JCSD Nutrition, Johnston Public Library, Johnston Police Department, Orchard Place, Youth Homes of Mid-America, Project Silence No More...

Choir students leave the rooms

Choir students leave the rooms

Shabana Gupta, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

There have been multiple times over the year that the choir students have left their rooms for practice. Samantha Robilliard brought out her group today to sing in a circle in front of the auditorium. “When a song gets to the point where we’re confident, we take it out to a space with different acoustics...

Seniors have last performance in youth symphony

Seniors have last performance in youth symphony

Katelyn Kempkes, Copy Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Anna Xiang '18, Cameron Randall '18, Elvin Nui '18, Lydia Stanley '18 and Will Julstrom all played their last Des Moines Youth Symphony performance. Their last performance took place on April 11 at the Sheslow Auditorium on the Drake campus. The Youth Symphony is an opportunity for musically-gifted...

Student walkouts lead to concern over punishment

Student walkouts lead to concern over punishment

Megan Walker, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

After the events that transpired at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Feb. 14, public high school students have staged walkouts in protest of current political situations in regards to guns. In response to this, certain high schools have stated they will punish students for missing...

City of Johnston announces construction on 70th Avenue

City of Johnston announces construction on 70th Avenue

Nick Irwin, Online Editor

April 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Starting April 16, 70th Avenue will be closed due to construction. An email from the City of Johnston announced plans to work on construction on 70th Avenue. The construction area will be Peckman to 86th Street. The detour route will be from 86th Street to NW 100th Street. Local traffic in the...