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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...

Varsity soccer player Jocelyn Rodriguez warming up before Vandegrift game

Girls varsity soccer team ends season in Vandegrift game (3-0)

Daniella Moreno April 4, 2023

On March 24, the girls varsity soccer team played their last game of the season against Vandegrift High School. Despite losing, the team was actually the first varsity girls soccer team at Johnson to make...

A homeroom announcement slide commemorating Black History Month that was created by an AP English Language and Composition student.

Faculty and students honor Black History Month

Ava Swanson, Editor February 23, 2023

February is recognized as Black History Month, a time that draws attention to the understanding and commemoration of Black cultures, achievements and histories. The theme for this year, chosen by the Association...

Tanna Bills, Tristen Avant, Casey Smith, Noah Moore, Ethne Ferrell at TMEA Area Auditions in San Antonio.

Senior Makes Treble After Audition

Daniella Moreno and Rachel Oates January 18, 2023

Tristen Avant, a senior choir member, attended Texas Music Educators Association Area Auditions on Jan. 7. She was one of four students from the choir program who auditioned for the All-State-Choir.  “Tristen...

Junior Claudia Garcia Martinez de Ubago smiles for a photo.

Conquering Change

Ava Swanson, Editor January 13, 2023

Welcome to Buda, Texas! Home of Johnson High School, and your home for the next eight months. This is the situation that junior Claudia Garcia Martinez de Ubago was faced with when she signed up for a...

Giovanni Pezulich smiles after bowling a strike.

Special Olympic Showdown

Julia Fender, Staff Writer December 6, 2022

Hays Heat isn’t just what Buda gets during the summer. What many people don’t know is that Hays Heat is the name of the district’s very own Special Olympics team. Special Olympics is where all of...

The main cast of Annie Jr. bows to the crowd after completing their performance on press night.

Theater department to perform “Annie Jr.” as Johnson’s first musical

Ava Swanson, Editor November 30, 2022

The theater department will put on Johnson’s first musical, “Annie Jr.” on Friday at 7 p.m. After this opening night, the cast and crew will perform again in the Black Box Theater on Saturday at...

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