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Rewarded with Cords at Graduation

Rewarded with Cords at Graduation

Akshaya Kumar, Staff Writer March 31, 2019

For a high school student, graduation is perhaps the single most impactful day in their academic life. Commencement, the graduation ceremony, recognizes and validates the accomplishments that each student...

AP Biology traveled to ISU's Molecular Biology building.

AP Biology students travel to Iowa State University

Akshaya Kumar, Staff Writer January 28, 2019

On Jan. 25, AP Biology students visited Iowa State University (ISU) to conduct laboratory experiments. To prepare for the visit in the days prior, students learned how to use various lab instrument, such...

Get out the vote

Sarah Nelson, Staff Writer November 7, 2017

Eligible citizens can cast their vote in the municipal elections Nov. 7. The incumbents running again include Gerd Clabaugh, running for his second term and David Lindeman, for his third term. The...

Students prepare to return to school Oct. 4 following threats

Students prepare to return to school Oct. 4 following threats

Nick Irwin, Online Editor October 3, 2017

The police department will be fulfilling a request from the district to perform proactive security sweeps of each school building prior to classes beginning Oct. 4. Due to this, there will be a two-hour...

Lt. Tyler Tompkins of the Johnston Police Department speaks to reporters at the press conference regarding the recent arrest of four Johnston students Sept. 28, 2017. The four students were each charged with one count of robbery, one count of sexual abuse second degree and one count of felony assault on a juvenile.

Students arrested following charges of sexual abuse

Kathryn Ikeda, Editor-in-Chief September 28, 2017

Four high school students were arrested Sept. 28 after warrants were issued under charges of felony assault, sexual abuse in the second degree and first degree robbery. Johnston Police Department (JPD)...

Prakhyath Bujimalla and Jack Lucas '18 debate in the semifinals t the Iowa State tournament.

Debate team qualifies for nationals

Sam Farrell, Staff Writer May 24, 2017

After nine students qualified for the National Debate Tournament in Birmingham, AL, in June, four of them travelled to Kentucky in April for a tune-up. Prakhyath Bujimalla, Jack Lucas, Peter Beebe...

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