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Unexpected fire alarm ends school day early

Unexpected fire alarm ends school day early

Obsee Abbajabal, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018

A few minutes before the bell marking the end of the day rang Feb. 7, the fire alarm went off. Shortly after, an announcement was made through the intercom that teachers needed to help evacuate students from the school. During a fire, students would normally evacuate the building and head to the football...

Fourth fire alarm shoves students outside

Fourth fire alarm shoves students outside

Bryce Schulte, Online Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2017

For the fourth time this school year, students have been forced to evacuate the building after the fire alarms going off. The first occurrence was in October, the second in December and the most recent being at Showzam. "Johnston needs to fix whatever is going on," Bryony Whitelaw '17 said. "It makes this happen all the t...

False fire sends students into cold

False fire sends students into cold

Kathryn Ikeda and Bryce Schulte

December 8, 2016

For the second time this school year, a false fire alarm blared through hallways due to either dust in a smoke head or an expired smoke head in a science hallway. Administrators are not sure of the exact cause. The alarm went off between second and third periods, causing students to evacuate for app...

Fire alarm blares before school

Fire alarm blares before school

Bryce Schulte, Online Editor-in-Chief

October 25, 2016

Students and staff were pushed outside after a fire alarm went off Oct. 25 at 7:23 a.m. Associate principal Jerry Stratton said the alarm was caused by dust in a sprinkler. After 17 minutes of standing outside, waiting for the fire department to clear the building, students and staff were able to return i...