Kyla Burns Named PAEMST Finalist

(Written by the Iowa Department of Education) The Iowa Department of Education today announced that six Iowa educators have been named 2021 finalists in the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. This year’s finalists are:...
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Understanding the Juneteenth Holiday

The Johnston Community School District is proud to join the millions who are commemorating African American freedom on Juneteenth (June 19) and celebrating the achievements of Black Americans, including those of our Black students, educators, administrators and staff....
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Horizon Students Help the Homeless

During one of the last days of the school year, Horizon students in Susan Chronister’s fifth grade classroom were hard at work, with their minds, hands, and hearts. As one last community service project, students, with the support...
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Three Earn NMSC College-Sponsored Awards

Today, National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced over 3,100 winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities. Three of those students are Johnston graduates James Grimm, Alexander Lehman, and Abbie McLaren. All three students are...
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Last Day of School Info

The 2020-21 school year is nearly complete! Students’ last day is  Wednesday, June 2. It is a full length day, meaning there is no early out. Grades 6-12 dismiss at 2:50 p.m. and grades K-5 dismiss at 3:35...
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