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APOW is whitewashed

APOW is whitewashed

Siri Mandava, Staff Writer

March 31, 2019

A change in the current AP World History syllabus has troubled many of the students. This new change has truly bothered several teachers and upset several students. "I'm going to have to change the way this class has taught drastically," AP World History teacher Sue Cline said. Students have al...

Sequels That Never Should Have Been Made

Sequels That Never Should Have Been Made

Annie Culbert, Staff Writer

March 31, 2019

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

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

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

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

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...