Johnston High School - 6500 NW 100th St, Johnston, IA

The Black & White

Johnston High School - 6500 NW 100th St, Johnston, IA

The Black & White

Johnston High School - 6500 NW 100th St, Johnston, IA

The Black & White

A firefighter walks towards his truck after checking and securing the building. Students fled the high school early after alarm went off.

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...

A student looks to the fire truck as it pulls up to investigate the fire alarm. The fire alarm went off during B Lunch, sending students and staff outside into the snow.

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...

As members of the choir pose behind her, Amanda McGowan 18, performs her solo during Feeling Good Melody. McGowan was able to complete her solo before the fire alarms went off.

Fire alarm halts Showzam

Kitarrah Mangra-Dutcher, Photo Editor January 23, 2017

Performing exhibition, the varsity show choir Innovation took the stage. After the beginning of their second song "Feeling Good Melody," the fire alarm began to go off. People began to get up and head...

Students huddle to preserve body heat during the fire alarm. Students were forced outside Dec. 8 after the alarms went off.

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...

Students and staff wait as firemen inspect the building to make sure it is safe for them to return inside. They were stuck outside for 17 minutes after a fire alarm was set off.

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...

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