Events, Dates, and Important Info

This is it – you’re a senior and the road beyond Johnston is just around the corner! Don’t miss out on senior year activities and deadlines – we’ve put them all right here. Check back frequently, as information is updated and added.

Class of 2021

Schedule your SENIOR MEETING with your Counselor early in the school year to discuss options, next steps, they CAN help.   Schedule your meeting HERE.

Thursday, October 29th @ 3:00 p.m. Diploma name submission.  Via the google doc you will be sent, submit your legal first, middle, and last name to be printed on your diploma.   Watch your emails for this google doc link.

Thursday, October 29th –  Senior Class Meeting in the JHS Auditorium – Seniors with the last name beginning with A – L will attend from 9:20 – 9:40 a.m.; Seniors with the last name beginning with M-Z will attend from 10:30 – 10:50 a.m. Seniors will measure for cap and gown and receive valuable ordering information from Herff Jones.  You can order your cap and gown with the following link. ouhttps://highschool.herffjones.com/secom/school/IA/Johnston%2BHigh%2BSchool%2BDragons/14004140000/1333/home?gradYear=2021 .  Online students will receive the information via their jdragonmail.

Tuesday, November 3rd – 7:30 a.m -3:30 p.m. Cafeteria Herff Jones Reps available to take graduation product orders.

November 6th,  Senior Photo due, see the link later in the page for information.

Complete your Senior Tribute DEADLINE EXTENDED TO OCTOBER 26th, email JHSeniors@johnston.k12.ia.us see the link below for information.

Class of 2021 Senior Tribute Form

Tuesday, February 23 – Herff Jones Product Pick up – Pick up your Herff Jones order; invitations, thank you notes, bling tassels, sweatshirts, picture frames, etc. (this does not include cap and gowns), in the Cafeteria from 7:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Spring Date TBD – Senior Meeting – All seniors are requested to attend a meeting in the Auditorium from 9:10 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. to learn who your senior speaker and junior attendants will be, and receive valuable information about senior events for the remainder of the year.

Saturday, May 1st, Prom and After Prom –  Located at the Community Choice CU Events Center from 8:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.  Tickets will go on sale mid April.  The Grand March will be from 8:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in the lobby of the Community Choice CU Convention Center.  Parents are welcome to come and take pictures.  Watch for more information about After Prom as plans are made.

Tuesday, May 18th, 7:00 p.m.,  JHS Auditorium Senior Recognition Night – All award/scholarship winners who will be recognized, including Dragon Scholarship Fund recipients, should be in attendance to be recognized.

Thursday, May 20th, Last school day for Senior classes

Friday, May 21st, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 – JHS Gym, Mandatory Rehearsal for Graduation Ceremony

Tuesday, May 25th, Drake Knapp Center, Graduation Ceremony at 7:00 p.m.

Senior Photo Submission

Please use the document below for senior photo specific requirements. All photos must be submitted to JHSeniors@johnston.k12.ia.us by November 6th for inclusion in the yearbook. If a senior photos is not submitted, a student’s school photo taken in August will be used.

Class of 2021 Photo Submission Guidelines