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Charlie, Cameron, Evan, and Joel Drafted the Best NBA Teams of All Time

Charlie, Cameron, Evan, and Joel Drafted the Best NBA Teams of All Time

Charlie Pattinson, Cameron DeRoos, Evan Newcomb, and Joel Kellar

May 30, 2019


Filed under Columns, Hat Trick, Showcase, Sports

On a normal day in Newspaper, three other staff writers and I thought it would be a fun idea to draft all-time NBA teams. This came about when Joel Kellar joked that Damian Lillard was a top five point guard of all time. We rolled dice for draft order and spent about 30-40 minutes on it and chose based o...

Boys and Girls Varsity Track Compete at State

Boys and Girls Varsity Track Compete at State

Joel Kellar, Staff Writer

May 24, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Boys and girls varsity track competed at the state meet Thursday, May 15 through Saturday, May 17. The boys shuttle hurdle relay placed 17th with a time of 1:03.21. Kyle Schneider '19 started the relay, Tyler Kronlage '21 ran second, Max Roquet '21 ran third, and Caden Haggerty '22 anchored the relay. Sam...

National French Honor Society

Liz Jones, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

Teachers Tapped Out

Teachers Tapped Out

Caroline Christensen, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019


Filed under Feature, Showcase

On average, teachers have $26,792 in debt, are paid less than other college educated graduates, and are rarely given adequate funding for classroom materials. As a result many teachers are finding themselves to be in financial trouble. “We are definitely not teachers for the money,” Geometry teache...

Strangers misjudge large families

Strangers misjudge large families

Kaylee Ross, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Everything is so clear, almost as if it happened yesterday. I was very young, around nine years old. My mom, four sisters, and I were waiting for a stall in a public restroom. An older women walked in, and with eyebrows raised asked, “Are they all yours?” My mom went on to tell her that we were all ...

TikTok

TikTok

Parker Anderson, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Last August, a company called ByteDance bought over the very popular app, Musical.ly. The app was for videos of mainly lip-singing but was also a creative outlet for everyone. As musical.ly, a lot of people looked down on the app. They saw it as cringe, and for teenage girls only, but now that it is...