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Parker Anderson

Parker Anderson, Staff Writer

Parker Anderson is a senior and this is her third year on the newspaper staff. She likes hanging out with her friends and watching competition baking shows. She has recently developed a strange obsession with Squishmallows. Per her request, please stop wearing Crocs. She believes that Crocs are the ugliest shoes to exist please stop wearing them. 

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Virtual Snow Days

Virtual Snow Days

October 29, 2020
Nikita Deymich '21 checking out the crib in the blue bedroom upstairs in the Ax Murder House. One child was killed in this crib. The Ax Murder House is located in Villisca, Iowa.

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October 29, 2020
The sign outside of the Ax Murder House. Visitors and tourists take a lot of pictures here. The Ax Murder House is located in Villisca, Iowa.

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October 29, 2020
This is the closet leading to the attic in the Ax Murder House. This is where the killer hid while the family was out during the day. The Ax Murder House is located in Villisca, Iowa.

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October 29, 2020
Makenna Pauley '21 on the left watch Nikita Deymich '21 mess with some metal in the attic of the Ax Murder House. The Ax Murder House is located in Villisca, Iowa.

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October 29, 2020
The imposter pink kills crewmate orange.

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October 29, 2020
Wendy Avalos '21 dancing in the auditorium commons for her small following of a tiktok account.

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February 29, 2020
Wendy Avalos '21 perfecting her tiktok dancing skills during digital photography.

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February 29, 2020
Wendy Avalos '21 doing a tiktok dance for fun in the hallway.

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February 29, 2020
A screenshot of the TikTok account for the business and media teachers. Their most viewed video has over 1000 views.

Teachers on TikTok

November 20, 2019
Joy Nyamu ‘22 and Julia Manyame ‘22 teaching part of their dance to the rest of the club members.

STEP Club

November 14, 2019
Choir Students practicing in the auditorium commons during Dragon Time.

Choir in the Commons

October 2, 2019
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October 2, 2019
Choir Students practicing in the auditorium commons during Dragon Time.

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October 2, 2019
The Purple Poppy truck driving down the parade.

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October 2, 2019
The vandee’s car driving down the parade.

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October 2, 2019
The Charter Bank truck driving down the parade.

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October 2, 2019
The Vandee’s truck driving down the parade.

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October 2, 2019
The cute car for shear madness driving down the parade.

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October 2, 2019
The football team enjoying their ride in a dump truck for the parade.

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October 2, 2019
Band kids dancing in a circle before they marched in the parade.

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October 2, 2019
Another shot of the marching band kids. They did not care whether people judged or not, they just kept playing.

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October 2, 2019
A group of marching band students in the parade. They were directed by one of their own.

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October 2, 2019
A lot of young students promoting Girl Power at the parade last Thursday.

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October 2, 2019
The French Club, sponsored by Tamara Andrews, the French Teacher, posed for a fun picture with their banner and signs encouraging fellow peers to join The French Club.

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October 2, 2019
Miss Heartland, Emeleeta Paintsil, poses for the camera. She rode In the back of a nice car for the parade.

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October 2, 2019
The Dental Studio of Iowa was well represented by students of Johnston High School. Melanie Gradeler '21 poses with a toothbrush.

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October 2, 2019
The swim teams truck getting ready for the parade. The homecoming parade was last Thursday.

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October 2, 2019
Johnston Blaze swim team waiting to throw some candy before the parade.

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October 2, 2019
Jessica Young and a group of students representing the Library in the parade.

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October 2, 2019
Karin Derry and her team walking the parade. She is running for Iowa House in the upcoming election.

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October 2, 2019
Scott Syroka's campaign team during the homecoming parade. He is running for City Council in the upcoming election.

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October 2, 2019
Suresh Reddy's team at the homecoming parade. He is running for City Council in the upcoming election.

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October 2, 2019
Dance Vision has participated in the homecoming parade for many years now. This year they spiced it up by adding flags to their annual dance routine since the theme for the homecoming dance was Around the World.

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October 2, 2019
The Girl Scouts truck full of children and fun streamers. If you look close enough you may see a tiny boy inside of the truck. I doubt he is actually apart of the Johnston Girl Scouts.

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October 2, 2019
The float for the Girl Scouts. They had fun streamers and fun handmade signs.

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October 2, 2019
The Johnston Girl Scouts posing for a picture before the parade.

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October 2, 2019
The Dragon Scholarship Fund team had a smaller group turnout, but they did have a very cool car.

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October 2, 2019
Johnston All Stars girls softball club showing off their clout from winning districts.

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October 2, 2019
The front of the semi-truck the younger softball teams used.

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October 2, 2019
The girls from softball wave at their families and friends watching the parade.

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October 2, 2019
The girls from softball getting ready to throw candy to family and friends of the community during the homecoming parade.

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October 2, 2019
Swett Dental entertained kids at the homecoming parade by making a cool dragon out of cardboard.

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October 2, 2019
Collin's community choice bank crew was prepared for this parade by getting a tiny car for a larger group of people.

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October 2, 2019
Charter Bank putting up an inspiring sign for young dragons watching the parade with their families. They have been in the homecoming parade before.

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October 2, 2019
The truck Vandee's used for kids sitting in the back and throwing out candy. They know the routine for entertaining kids at the homecoming parade.

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October 2, 2019
The cool car for Vandee's. They have participated in the Homecoming  parade for many years now.

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October 2, 2019
The truck for Purple Poppy, the new boutique on Merle Hay by Ace Hardware. This was their first year participating in the homecoming parade.

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October 2, 2019
The car for The Bark Shop on 86th street. They participated in the homecoming parade last Thursday.

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October 2, 2019
Police car from the beginning of the parade. This was the first of many cars who made an apperance in the parade last Thursday.

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October 2, 2019
Four men from the National Guard walking at the homecoming parade.

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October 2, 2019
Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts walk and ride on their trailer during the parade.

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October 2, 2019
Cole Palmisano '21 making a TikTok of him hitting the '

TikTok

May 17, 2019
Sara Gilbreth ‘21 gets makeup applied during the “improv FX club” in the library.

Special FX Class

May 1, 2019
Before technology came along, students would change their F’s into A’s by adding it on to their papers. It is also a play on words since the story is about rounding grades, and the F was rounded.

Rounding grades

April 8, 2019
Mrs. Howe's students made paper mache sheep. They made them in biology class sometime in this past week.

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April 8, 2019

Gingerbread Fun

December 24, 2018
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December 24, 2018
General teacher opinion on finals

Teachers Versus Finals

December 18, 2018
Students eat during the newly added A+ Lunch. Administration added the fourth lunch because Lunch A and B were so full that there was no where to sit.

Over A+ lunch

September 26, 2018
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