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Dragons defeat Mason City Mohawks

Dragons defeat Mason City Mohawks

Abby Nichol, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017

Johnston defeated Mason City in the final JV meet of the season Jan 31 . This victory left the girls' team undefeated going into the final few meets of the season, leading up to the State Bowling Tournament, which is scheduled to take place on Feb 22. Senior Night honored Carter Lundgren, Hunter...

Encore Pizza closes unexpectedly

Encore Pizza closes unexpectedly

Kennedy Stone, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017

Recently Encore Pizza closed permanently and was replaced with Marino's Italian Restaurant at 5775 Merle Hay Rd Johnston Iowa."I went there because my friend worked there," Destiny Brown '17 said. "It was really good. I liked their Alfredo." There were many different reasons for why the restaurant...

Best Buddies holds fro-yo fundraiser

Best Buddies holds fro-yo fundraiser

Grace Ballesteros, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017

The high schools' Best Buddies chapter, part of a nation-wide organization where students can connect with their classmates with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD's), spent the evening from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Orange Leaf on NW 86th St. Jan. 31. Ten percent of the proceeds from that...

Ping-pong table breaks during class

Ping-pong table breaks during class

Shabana Gupta, Staff Writer

January 30, 2017

On Jan. 27, eighth period P.E. class heard a loud crack as they were cleaning up. Everyone looked around for the source of the sound echoing within the enclosed area. Near the back doors to the small gym, they found the problem. One of the tables for table tennis had split. One fourth of the table...

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...