Campus News

The evolution of a high school student

The evolution of a high school student

Throughout the years, the experience of the high school experience has changed. Here’s how high schools have evolved since the Johnson faculty were in school.

April 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
Mehlbrech says farewell to the seven-year students

Mehlbrech says farewell to the seven-year students

Elementary school to middle school, middle school to high school, high school to college. Three transitions that mark changes in a student’s expected maturity, responsibility and workload. Some students in the senior class of 2014 and principal John Mehlbrech have had the unique experience of sharing this entire journey.

April 15, 2014 | By | Reply More

Community News

E-cigarettes on the rise

E-cigarettes on the rise

E-cigarettes are becoming more and more popular. From teens to seniors, e-cigarettes are being used for a variety of reasons, such as a healthier alternative to smoking, or even entertainment.

January 30, 2014 | By | Reply More
After the Crash:  What comes next after a car wreck

After the Crash: What comes next after a car wreck

It was a normal conversation. Late on a Saturday evening, Shonda Gonzales’s daughter called her to say she was off work and going to a friend’s house. Yes, she had a good day at work. No, she would not stay out too late. Suddenly, there was a loud crunching sound. Her daughter stopped talking.

January 22, 2014 | By | Reply More

Jag Sports

An unpredictable season

An unpredictable season

For Johnson varsity baseball 2014 no one really knew how this season would play out. Expectations weren’t high but they most definitely weren’t low.

April 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
Johnson tennis district champs look to continue hot streak

Johnson tennis district champs look to continue hot streak

For the second year in a row, Chu Yang Guan has won district for tennis. This marks the first time in Johnson tennis history that an underclassmen has been district champ in back to back years.

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Op-Ed

Lies my Twitter feed told me

Lies my Twitter feed told me

Has social media made the world a more naive place? When did we start believing everything we see without thinking twice?

April 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
Saying goodbyes to your favorite TV shows

Saying goodbyes to your favorite TV shows

As April and May roll around, many face the hard task of preparing for the finales of their beloved shows. Here are some ways to help you say (a hopefully temporary) goodbye to your favorite shows.

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Arts & Entertainment

Screen Time with Amon Jackson

Screen Time with Amon Jackson

Junior Amon Jackson host a weekly podcast looking at film and television right now. Podcast: Play in new window

April 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
Is censorship in the media still necessary?

Is censorship in the media still necessary?

Breaking Bad has Meth use in every episode, Teen Wolf is known for their ungodly amounts of gore and How I Met Your Mother has more sexual innuendos than it does dialogue. Yet, the use of things like the F-word is what can cause a network harm in terms of censorship. So is it time for our media to take the ‘explicit’ approach and let everything be in the open?

April 16, 2014 | By | Reply More

Features

Powell twins take on unique hobby

Powell twins take on unique hobby

From playing sports in the backyard together to having family game nights, parents have different ways of connecting to their kids. For seniors Hannah and Blake Powell however, that bonding time comes partly in the form of their dad teaching them to fly a plane.

April 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
Juniors find unique jobs

Juniors find unique jobs

When high schoolers think of getting jobs, they generally consider entry level positions in restaurants, grocery stores, movie theaters, or other related businesses. However, juniors Chad Chapman and Max Morgen have both found jobs which are uncommon for their age.

April 4, 2014 | By | Reply More