The Black & White

More students attend annual Friendship Ball

Sophomore Becky Scoles dances with senior Selena Young. The two danced almost all night. The Friendship Ball was held on March 28th.

Brianna Erickson, Staff Writer

April 2, 2015

The Friendship Ball was held at the Embassy Club West in Des Moines. The event was open to all Best Buddies program participants in Iowa March 29 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. This is the highest turn out that The Friendship Ball has ever had. "I would say around 30 from Johnston were there," senior Connor...

Girls’ basketball season ends with loss at first round of state

Sophomore Madelyn Hurn holds her head in disappointment as Dowling takes the lead and advances to the semifinals. The girls played Dowling Catholic and lost 58-52, eliminating them from the tournament.

Brianna Erickson, Staff Writer

March 6, 2015

The varsity girls' basketball team went on to the quarterfinal for state March 4. They played against Dowling Catholic, but lost 58-52. In the first and second quarter of the game, the girls were down by seven but quickly made a comeback and managed to obtain a lead of four points. The girls kept...

Dragons defeat Dowling Catholic by single digit

Cheerleaders lead the crowd in a cheer during a time-out. The Dragons beat the Maroons 69-64.

Brianna Erickson, Staff Writer

February 12, 2015

The varsity boys’ basketball team hosted the Dowling Maroons Feb. 6. The final score of the game 69-64 and the Dragons were victorious over the Maroons. The two teams remained fairly close throughout the game. Until the fourth quarter where the Dragons gained a larger lead, however, they were never...

Student design team chosen for teachers’ feedback

The design team holds up signs stating what they want to talk about during in-service days.

Brianna Erickson, Staff Writer

December 17, 2014

Five students were chosen to be on a panel to express their views on teaching standards and some specific things going into the new high school. “Listening to what is important for students and their learning is important for all of us to becoming the best we can be,” superintendent Dr. Corey Lunn...

Dragons defeat Polar Bears in homecoming game

Juniors Sage Hassel, Sophia Cresta, and sophomore Kati Anderson create a pyramid to start a cheer with the crowd. The homecoming varsity football game was held Sept. 26 against the North Polar Bears. The Dragons won 45-6.

Brianna Erickson, Staff Writer

October 2, 2014

The homecoming varsity football game was held Sept. 26 against the North Polar Bears. The Dragons won 45-6.