Johnston High School - 6500 NW 100th St, Johnston, IA

The Black & White

Johnston High School - 6500 NW 100th St, Johnston, IA

The Black & White

Johnston High School - 6500 NW 100th St, Johnston, IA

The Black & White

Reaper by Sia - Song of the Day

“Reaper” by Sia – Song of the Day

Meredith Campidilli, News Editor January 8, 2016

Known for her massive hits “Chandelier” and “Elastic Heart” and their haunting music videos featuring Dance Moms star Maddie Ziegler, Sia has released some new music that follows her same brooding...

Junior Taryn Knuth prepares to serve at the Dig Pink Spike Blue volleyball match on September 29. Knuth, who was named 1st team all conference and 1st team all division this school year, signed to play Division I volleyball at Florida State University.

Knuth signs Division I to complete family legacy

Meredith Campidilli, News Editor December 17, 2015

In a family full of Division I college athletes, junior Taryn Knuth is the only one who decided to take her talents to a college outside of the midwest. Knuth has signed to play indoor and sand volleyball...

The Dragons defensive line rushes to tackle Valley Tigers offensive line during the final round of State playoffs Nov. 6. The Dragons lost to the Tigers 20-17.

Considerable changes for State football playoffs

Meredith Campidilli, News Editor November 18, 2015

Next year the Iowa High School Athletic Association is implementing new state football playoff rules, including a new number of teams that make it to the playoffs. Currently 32 out of the 46 4A teams in...

Junior Anna Miller hugs and hands a carnation to one of the standing cancer survivors in the crowd. The girls varsity volleyball game took down the Urbandale Jayhawks during the Digpink/ Spikeblue game Sept. 29.

Dragons triumph over Jayhawks for a cause

Meredith Campidilli, News Editor September 30, 2015

The Varsity volleyball team defeated Urbandale 3-1 at their biggest fundraising event and match of the season Dig Pink, Spike Blue Sept. 29. After winning the first two games and losing the third, the...

Senior Michaela Davis gestures to the projection screen, where the costumes she selected for her show choir project are displayed. As part of the annual project, students have to create their own show choir show, complete with music, themes, and costumes.

Show choir project sparks ideas

Meredith Campidilli, Staff Writer April 30, 2015

Senior and Innovation member Elliot Suiter is working to construct a show choir show that may be among the strangest the show choir world has ever seen. “My show as a senior is a Spongebob-themed show...

There are eight lead teachers in the building, and the rest of the teachers are not.

Evaluating engagement in classrooms

Meredith Campidilli, Staff Writer November 5, 2014

During Wendy Arch’s AP Lit class Oct. 16, the class was discussing digging graves, pulling up dead bodies, and cutting off limbs- all from the book "Frankenstein," of course. "The part of Frankenstein...

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