2018 Homecoming Information

Johnston Homecoming traditions are right around the corner! Festivities will start on September 24 and go through September 29. Many are specific to individual schools, such as dress up days or other celebrations. The community is encouraged and invited to attend the Homecoming parade on Thursday, Sept. 27 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Parade entries/participants will line up along Greendale Road and within the three cul-de-sacs on Greendale. The parade route takes place along Pioneer Parkway, starting at Greendale and ending at Johnston Middle School. This section of road will be closed during the parade.

View the 2018 Homecoming Parade Route

The Homecoming football game will take place on Friday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. as the Dragons take on the Ottumwa Bulldogs. Th theme is “blackout,” so wear your black clothing. There are a number of home sporting events taking place during Homecoming week – come out and cheer on the Dragons to victory! View the schedule here. Here are other events taking place during the week you may enjoy:

Sunday, September 23rd

Stadium Painting; 11:00 – 3:00PM (JHS Stadium)

Monday, September 24

Rock Around the Clock; 7:00PM (JHS Football Field)

Best Buddies Tailgate; 5:00 – 7:00PM (Gym Entrance)


Thursday, September 27

Parade; 6:00 – 7:30PM (Pioneer Parkway)

Community BBQ; 7:00 – 7:45PM (JHS Stadium)

Powder Puff Football; 7:30 – 10:00PM (JMS Stadium)

Friday, September 28

Coronation; 7:00 – 7:15PM (JHS Stadium)

Football Game; 7:30PM JHS vs Ottumwa (JHS Stadium)

Saturday, September 29

Homecoming Dance; 8:00 – 11:00PM (JHS) Carnival theme