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Brett Miksch headshot submitted on Johnson High School homepage.

Principal Resigns After Five Years

Avery Humphries and Daniella Moreno April 1, 2024

Effective immediately, JHS principal Brett Miksch resigned on March 27. He will be pursuing an opportunity outside of the education field. With his resignation, David Pierce will be appointed as the interim...

The JHS library was full of journalists from the central Texas region attending a midwinter journalism workshop on Jan. 25

Mid-Winter Journalism Workshop

Jayme Estrada, Staff Writer February 2, 2024

Johnson hosted a mid-winter journalism workshop for students and teachers with different keynote speakers from the University of North Texas, Texas Association of Journalism Educators, and more. “I...

Junior co-captain Austin Martinez and freshman cheerleader Olivia Lawrence on mat during prelims.

Applause for Cheer

Avery Humphries, Editor January 11, 2024

Though it may come as a surprise, sometimes it’s the cheer team that needs their own cheerleaders! Like when they made school history in finals at the UIL Spirit State Championship.  Johnson cheer...

Salon Nights occur every so often to support the funding of cosmetology program.

Understanding Cosmetology and Its Advantages

Chloe Youngkin, Staff Writer November 14, 2023

Steam prowlers over straightened hair strands menacingly in a hot flurry. The chemical scent of hairspray is potent in the room and tangy. The first dip of fresh nail polish is nothing but a shine of black...

Restroom Closure

Michael Bohuslav, Newspaper staff October 5, 2023

  As the first semester of 2023 kicks off at JHS, the restrooms are facing closures due to various reasons concerning students.  Students around JHS highschool have been facing minor problems...

Lily Tamayo and Serena Rincon at Jag Jamboree.

Hope For Hispanic Heritage

Daniella Moreno, Writer September 20, 2023

Over the years, the girls of Las Valentina’s club have heard the same thing: they’re too white to hang out with the Hispanic kids, they’re also too Hispanic to hang out with the white kids. “So...

Cavasos teaching orchestra during 4A.

Tune In To New Orchestra Class

Daniella Moreno and Ryan Sheely September 11, 2023

Even though orchestra has only been a class for four weeks, even though there's only 16 students, everyone is trying their best. This year, the first JHS orchestra class has started taking over the choir...

Zoe Mabie with Mallory Russell at Senior Sunrise.

The 2024 JHS Class

Daniella Moreno and Ryan Sheely August 18, 2023

Third times the charm, and for JHS this will be their third class of graduates in the five years that they’ve been open. More than 600 seniors are attending this year, compared to the thousands of underclassmen.  Homecoming...

GoFundMe page for the Hernandez family.

Unheard Voices At JHS

Daniella Moreno April 25, 2023

Junior Jennifer Hernandez doesn’t get a lot of sleep. Now, this is common for plenty of teenagers. Most teens can’t sleep because they’d rather watch Netflix or TikTok, or scroll through Instagram....

Holding a sign that reads Bring Back Senior Quotes, Alex Vasquez continues to campaign for their inclusion

Senior puts up posters to “bring back” senior quotes to the yearbook

Trevor Wall April 19, 2023

With the yearbooks getting closer to being shipped to school, and students being reminded to buy their yearbooks, seniors are realizing they were never asked to provide senior quotes. After confirmation...

Hope Becker

Hope Becker Earns Her Veterinary Assistant Certification

Avery Humphries, Staff Writer April 6, 2023

When Hope Becker was very little, she wanted to own 1 million pet pugs. Not one hundred, not one thousand, but 1 million pet pugs. She may not have all those pugs yet, but as a senior in high school, she...

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