Johnston High School - 6501 NW 62nd Ave Johnston, IA

The Black & White

  • Rugby substate tournament May 9 at 5:30 p.m. at Des Moines Rugby Club

  • Junior Attendants: Valerie Boksa and Josh Marckmann

  • Senior Commencement Speakers: Nicole Hobson and Luke Grezch

  • Student Council Intramurals Director announced: Emily Battani

  • Student Council Communications Director announced: Kathryn Ikeda

Girls’ track runs well at home meet

Girls’ track runs well at home meet

Justin Gard, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
Filed under Sports

The girls' track team competed at home on April 11. They competed against Boone, Ankeny  Centennial, Waukee, Iowa City West, Des Moines North, and Gilbert. Jessica Mckee ‘18 and Brooke Mckee ‘20 placed second and third in the 1500m run. Mackenzie Laughlin ’18, Kendall Nead ’20, Josie Hovey ’19, ...

Varsity girls’ track team competes at home meet

Varsity girls’ track team competes at home meet

Justin Gard, Staff Writer
April 3, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The girls' track team competed March 28 against Ankeny Centennial, Dowling and Valley. Jessica Mckee placed first in the varsity 3000m race. Josie Hovey ‘19 placed second, while Brooke Mckee ’20 placed third in the varsity 800m race. Mackenzie Laughlin ‘18, Brooke Mckee ‘20, Taryn Swaim ‘18,...

Student athletes pop pills pre-game

Student athletes pop pills pre-game

Will Reiher and Joey Dow
April 3, 2017
Filed under Feature, Sports

Preparing for their junior year state cross country meet, Student A thought it would be advantageous for them to take some pain medication. They thought it would keep them from feeling any pain if they got hurt, so they ingested six ibuprofen pills before the meet. These pain relieving medications,...

Archery team competes at State Tournament

Archery team competes at State Tournament

Noah Haynes, Staff Writer
March 7, 2017
Filed under Sports

Students competed in the archery Iowa State Tournament March 4. Joe Tegels '17 finished with a score of 280 with 16 tens. Konner Jurasek '17 scored 280 with 14 tens. Tyler Bucher '17 finished with a score of 277 with 18 tens. The team ranked 13 out of 23 with a total score of 3,265....

Girls’ basketball loses to Indianola at state

Girls’ basketball loses to Indianola at state

Kitarrah Mangra-Dutcher, Photo Editor
March 2, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Dragons lost against Indianola during the quarterfinal round of girls state basketball on Mar. 1. The girls lost with a final score of 77-67. "All the emotions started flooding in me, I started feeling super sad and starting to face reality," Brooke Wilmes '17 said. "I also got mad and pissed, but...

Wrestling beats Norwalk, Dowling

Wrestling beats Norwalk, Dowling

Kitarrah Mangra-Dutcher, Photo Editor
January 24, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

At a dual meet Thursday night the varsity wrestling team was able to defeat both Norwalk and Dowling Catholic. Norwalk fell against the varsity team 45-27. The team won 51-15 over Dowling Catholic. Dowling lost a point after a wrestler left the mat, not shaking his opponent's hand. Collin Hushagen...