The Black & White

Graduation speakers announced

Kelsey Acheson and Andrew Boge will be the female and male speakers at the graduation ceremony on May 20.

Ellen Bennett, Staff Writer

April 8, 2014

Andrew Boge and Kelsey Acheson will be the male and female speakers at the graduation ceremony on May 20. Students wishing to be speakers first volunteered by signing up. From the list of volunteers, teachers then voted on the top two males and females. To select the final two, seniors voted on one...

Two students achieve podium spots at state wrestling

Sophomore Alec Ksiazek wrestles his opponent in the state tournament at Wells Fargo Arena.

Ellen Bennett, Staff Writer

February 28, 2014

Four wrestlers competed in the state wrestling tournament held in the Wells Fargo Arena Feb. 20-22. Sophomore Alec Kziazek placed sixth at 106 lbs, junior Henry Pohlmeyer placed second at 113 lbs, junior Shane Vaughan at 126 lbs and junior Nathaniel Standish at 160 lbs did not place. Looking back...

Student Council Big Give update

Shoes hang on the walls by the cafeteria after the first day of shoe sales for JDRF as a part of the Big Give.

Ellen Bennett, Staff Writer

February 24, 2014

The Big Give, put on by student council, raised nearly $5,000 for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). Through events like the talent show, t-shirt sales for the JHS vs UHS basketball game, shoe contest at lunch, a dodgeball tournament and many more, the school came together in support of JDRF. The...

Sports move indoors

Sports move indoors

Ellen Bennett, Staff Writer

February 7, 2014

During the long winter months, sports are driven indoors both in-season and off-season. The offseason sports during the winter time have to alter their training method in order to still improve their overall fitness and be ready for when their season comes around. Soccer is one sport that is affected...

Shirts show support for student with cancer

Ellen Bennett, Staff Writer

November 13, 2013

Facing the truth that a friend has been diagnosed with cancer is not easy. Senior Callie Alvarez thought she needed a way to show her support when her friend, senior Allie Bierle, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Alvarez had the idea of making t-shirts after a previous experience at her church....

Crosse earns grants to benefit PLTW classes and TSA

Industrial Technology teacher Nick Crosse holds both of his grants he received on Friday November 1st. The grants will pay for a VEX Robotics Classroom Expansion and Lynxmotion Robotic Arms to benefit the PLTW classes and TSA.

Ellen Bennett, Staff Writer

November 5, 2013

Industrial technology teacher Nick Crosse earned two grants from the Johnston Community School Foundation Nov. 1. The first grant that Crosse received was $3,140 for a VEX Robitics Classroom Expansion. These robots will help the growing student club, Technology Student Association (TSA), compete at...