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

Kathryn Ikeda

Kathryn is a senior who loves napping and caramel lattes. It is her fourth year on the newspaper staff. She loves bad puns, dogs and social justice, though not necessarily in that order. Kathryn hopes to continue her journalism career to do advocacy for journalists imprisoned abroad.

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Kathryn Ikeda, Editor-in-Chief

Jul 09, 2017
Season(ing): Flower ice cubes (Story/Photo)
Jul 09, 2017
Season(ing): Sparkling lemonade (Story/Photo)
May 26, 2017
Seniors slide into graduation (Story)
Apr 13, 2017
After prom details announced (Story)
Apr 12, 2017
Mead resigns from position (Story)
Apr 05, 2017
French students bake foreign food (Story/Photo)
Mar 29, 2017
Teacher accused of sexual assault (Story)
Mar 02, 2017
Mock trial teams advance in competition (Story)
Feb 23, 2017
French class hosts speakers from Quebec (Story/Photo)
Apr 04, 2017
School-to-Work class creating connections (Photo)
Dec 13, 2016
French students taste authentic cuisine (Story/Photo)
Dec 08, 2016
NHS sells sweet treats (Story/Photo)
Dec 08, 2016
False fire sends students into cold (Story)
Aug 30, 2016
August answers (Photo)
Jul 23, 2016
Girls’ varsity softball defeats Pleasant Valley to win state title (Story/Photo)
Jul 23, 2016
Students’ Infinite Campus log in process changed (Story)
Jul 16, 2016
Pokémon GO does as much harm as good (Story)
May 24, 2016
May current events quiz answers (Story)
Jan 12, 2016
Sticking to the positives (Story)
Dec 01, 2015
Capitals beat Oak Leafs in annual Turkey Cup (Story/Photo)
Nov 24, 2015
Case on caffeine quiz (Story)
Oct 30, 2015
Dragons roll Huskies 45-13 (Photo)
Oct 28, 2015
Des Moines, IA (Story)
Oct 14, 2015
If I Should Go Before You (Story)
Oct 09, 2015
Lay It All On Me (Story)
Sep 30, 2015
Clockwork competition (Photo)
Sep 21, 2015
TLC program shifts around teachers in effort to build leadership ()
Mar 12, 2015
Show choirs overcome challenges to succeed (Story)
Feb 26, 2015
McDonald’s allowed customers to ‘pay with love’ (Story/Photo)