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Sequels That Never Should Have Been Made

Sequels That Never Should Have Been Made

Annie Culbert, Staff Writer

March 31, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

Sequels can be a great addition to a popular franchise, a beautiful ending to an adored standalone movie, or they can fall into the trap that many other movies fall into; they suck. Grease 2: Grease is one of the most iconic movies of all time. With a fan base stretching from people who saw it...

Do schools offer alternative essays?

Do schools offer alternative essays?

Ben Pegg, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


Filed under Opinion

For the most part, I have had alternatives and/or extended deadlines due to Cerebral Palsy. The question was posed; "Do schools offer alternative essays?" I was surprised to find that for the most part the answer is no, but can change on a case by case basis depending on the class, usually English an...

The Parking Lot Should Not Be An Ice Rink

The Parking Lot Should Not Be An Ice Rink

Ben Williams, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Winter weather has arrived with a vengeance, and with it has come snow and ice covered roads. The city of Johnston is relatively good about getting the streets cleared in a reasonable amount of time, but this does not hold true to the high school. The school itself is responsible for clearing the...

I Started a Political Revolution

I Started a Political Revolution

Charlie Pattinson, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, Hat Trick, Opinion, Showcase

On an average Tuesday, during my second period health class, I heard something shocking and disturbing. Coolmathgames.com had been blocked throughout the Johnston Community School District. My heart dropped. This was a travesty. One of the most enjoyable things about school had been swept from under th...

Spotify vs Apple Music

Spotify vs Apple Music

Jenna Olson, Staff Writer

January 13, 2019


Filed under Opinion

There are many important debates in the world: books or movies, "Star Wars" or "Star Trek", and is the dress black and blue or white and gold. There is one debate that tops them all: is Apple Music better than Spotify?   One of the biggest differences between the two is the fact that there is a free version of Spotify...

30 Seconds Late, Marked Tardy

30 Seconds Late, Marked Tardy

Erina Lee, Staff Writer

December 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

On September 24, I woke up at 7:15AM, 30 minutes later than when I was supposed to get up. I started panicking and quickly began getting ready for school. I had 30 minutes to get to first period on time with half the amount of time I usually take to get ready, so it was going to be a close call. I got re...