Best gifts for every budget

With the holidays just around the corner, it can be time consuming and difficult to pick out the perfect gift for your friend or loved one. Luckily, this list has the best gifts for every budget! Keep reading to find the purchase you’ve been dreaming of.

Party buses create new area of concern

Everyone knows the cliche: boy picks up girl in a limousine and they cruise their way into prom. However, limousines might not be the only things pulling up to prom anymore. A newer, bigger, and louder animal has come onto the scene and it’s rightfully called the party bus.

Discovering the depths of teen depression

Approximately 20% of teens will experience depression before they reach adulthood (ineedalighthouse.org). This may not seem like an alarming number, but depression increases suicide risk by 12 times. Have we missed something as a society to make depression so prevalent, or are we finally learning to talk about the signs?

Top 10 trends of 2015

With over 3,000 students roaming the halls, Johnson is the size of a small town. So, it's easy to see why we develop our own trends and fads. Below is a list of the top 10 trends of 2015 at our school.

Caution: exams ahead

As the excitement of the upcoming holidays grows, so does the anxiety that comes with final exams. Exemption forms and study guides have been cluttering backpacks for nearly a month, but there’s more to success than just having a study guide. Exam time requires precise scheduling and student involvement, too.

The proposal

Homecoming is by far the most sought out event in the fall for Texas schools. You get the fancy dresses, the humongous mum that probably weighs more than you, and there’s at least a handful of girls that get the homecoming proposal.