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

The Black & White

  • Wrestling informational meeting for any high school student interested in wrestling on Nov. 6 at 3:05 p.m. in the wrestling room.

  • Volleyball intramural will be held Oct. 29 at 11 a.m. in the gym. Forms can be picked up in room 507 and 123.

  • Art Club to host annual pumpkin painting/carving contest on October 24 from 3-4 p.m. in room 722

  • French Club will have a pre-Halloween get together on Oct. 30 in room 205 @ 3:00 p.m.

  • Fishing Club will be hosting a fundraiser at Bass Pro Shops in Altoona on Saturday (10/21) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Wrestlers going to UNI Dome

Wrestlers going to UNI Dome

Rachel Vaughan, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Noah Rogers, '17 will be competing in Cedar Falls at the Preseason Nationals tournament on Oct. 28.  The folkstyle tournament has a double-elimination format, and begins at 9:00 that morning. Since this tournament takes place before the high school wrestling season, the wrestlers have the option to...

Cross country teams almost sweep at Fort Dodge

Cross country teams almost sweep at Fort Dodge

Evan Newcomb, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Both of the cross country teams won their varsity races with the boys also winning the JV race with the girls finishing third in JV at the Fort Dodge Invitational Oct. 5. Tom Altier ‘18 led the team finishing seventh with a time of 15:57 and is returning to his best after being injured earlier in the...

Johnston teams shine at Heartland Cross Country meet

Johnston teams shine at Heartland Cross Country meet

Evan Newcomb, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Johnston cross country teams competed in the Heartland Classic cross country invitational on Sept. 16. This meet is one of the biggest meets in the region and consists of some of the best cross country teams in Iowa and surrounding states. The girls were the more successful of the teams winning the carsit...

Cross Country fights well without top runners at Indianola

Cross Country fights well without top runners at Indianola

Evan Newcomb, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The boys cross country team finished sixth in the varsity race and fifth in the junior varsity (JV) race in the team's most recent meet at the Indianola Invitational Sept. 21. In the varsity race, they only finished seven points behind fifth placed Valley. They also had a severely depleted squad with ...

Girls Volleyball team competes at Ballard Invitational Tournament

Girls Volleyball team competes at Ballard Invitational Tournament

Jacob Kim, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The varsity girls volleyball finished 4-1 at the Ballard Invitational Tournament on Sept. 19, earning a second place overall. Even though the girls finished second on the day, both they and their coach felt satisfied with the performance they gave. “It was really cool because it shows our school and...

Cross Country teams have successful meet at Valley

Cross Country teams have successful meet at Valley

Evan Newcomb, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

This Tuesday night the Varsity Boys and Girls Cross Country competed at the Tom Karpen Cross Country meet in West Des Moines at the Valley Freshman High School. The boys finished 5th in the Varsity and 2nd in the JV race while sitting most of their top runners. Some of the boys Varsity athletes felt...