JHS junior receives perfect ACT score

    JOHNSTON, Ia. (Sept. 28, 2022) — Siddarth Rajkumar, a junior at JHS, recently earned a perfect score on the ACT — the standardized test used for college admissions. This is rare. Less than one half of...
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17 associates take part in new teacher apprenticeship

JOHNSTON, Ia. (Sept. 22, 2022) — Seventeen Johnston paraeducators are participating in Iowa’s first-in-the-nation Teacher and Paraeducator Registered Apprenticeship Grant Program. The program, just launched in the 2022-23 school year, is a new model of teacher preparation. It...
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Clear bags now required at Dragon Stadium

JOHNSTON, Ia. (Sept. 9, 2022) — Johnston is implementing a clear-bag policy at Dragon Stadium in an effort to improve safety and make it easier for those checking bags at the gate. Regular backpacks or other bags will NOT...
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Johnston unveils new mascot

JOHNSTON, Ia. (Sept. 1, 2022) — The Johnston Community School District proudly introduces its new mascot, JD (Johnston Dragon)! Welcoming him is the JHS varsity marching band and representatives of JCSD Admin, cheerleaders, dance team, school board, the Johnston...
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