The Black & White

Donations lead to inexpensive tickets

Students stand in line at the accounting office after school to purchase prom tickets.

Jeremy Caracci, Online Editor

May 9, 2014

Contrary to popular belief, none of the money students spend on prom tickets actually goes to the after prom event. The price of the tickets fund the entire event. Prom tickets have stayed at this price for the past three to four years, prom committee sponsor Kyla Burns explained. "We set it up...

High school kids shouldn’t make CDs

High school kids shouldn't make CDs

Kevin Wu, Staff Writer

December 5, 2013

So, recently I received a package in the mail from “Bosue Recordz”. Someone apparently made the mistake of sending me a CD, “Playing Her Guitar Suite,” with really poorly produced and arranged music on it to review. I’m not quite sure why they did this. They cited my previous opinion features on ...

Thatcher and Ganzer perform at Friedrich’s

Jeremy Caracci, Online Editor

November 1, 2013

Sophomores Joe Thatcher and Grant Ganzer performed at Friedrich's coffee shop Oct. 26. The two got the idea from their friend, Garry Meyer, who's dad owns the shop. "I just asked if we could come play," Ganzer said. "We were just kind of hoping people come grab a cup of coffee and then hang out...

Simon Estes visits student council lunches to talk to students

Simon Estes visits student council lunches to talk to students

Jeremy Caracci, Online Editor

October 15, 2013

Simon Estes, a world renowned opera singer, came to talk to student council members during lunch Oct. 11 about a fundraiser he is starting in Iowa. Estes is trying to get students to sell CDs to help buy nets to prevent Malaria in sub-Saharan Africa. Estes performed a short version of "God Bless America"...

Bell “mistake” there for a purpose

Jeremy Caracci, Online Editor

September 20, 2013

Every day 7:55 rolls around and school starts, but also when 7:55 rolls around, two bells go off instead of one. The bell was put in accidentally. "If I go to the company and ask them to change it, they're going to send me a bill for $75," Lois Faley, administrative secretary said.  "Until we have...

Johnston: grinding no more

Johnston: grinding no more

Jeremy Caracci, Staff Writer

April 5, 2013

Grinding will no longer be allowed at school dances starting with prom May 4. Only face-to-face dancing will be allowed. In the past, this has only been a suggestion. Junior Calvin Kimrey described grinding as "Two people facing the same direction rubbing up against each other." Brent Riessen,...