The Black & White

Green guest joins cafeteria

Niki Ferguson, Staff Writer

May 12, 2013

Walking through the salad bar this week, students may have noticed a new item available. Green onions made an appearance on Thurday, May 9. "We do catering through this kitchen," kitchen manager Boe Stoebener said. "We were catering for a baked potato bar (earlier this week)." The onions will only...

Counselor leaves for Ankeny

Niki Ferguson, Staff Writer

April 4, 2013

Audrey Bell has been a counselor for special cases, after eight years of being employed at Johnston. Now, she will be switching over to Ankeny to advise their students. “Personally, it will be really hard to leave,” Bell said. “I’ve become just as attached to the students as they have to me...

Bear arms or bare arms?

Niki Ferguson, Staff Writer

April 4, 2013

When I hear about all the shootings that have happened, whether they were at schools or movie theaters or wherever, I always put it into my own perspective. What would happen if the shooting was at Johnston? With our new security procedures I do feel safer, but there’s always that twinge of dou...

Horizon Elementary acquires new security

Niki Ferguson, Staff Writer

March 4, 2013

The high school is not the only building in the district to be putting new security measures in place. Horizon Elementary now has a different procedure for visitors. "The doors are open from 8:35 to 8:50, and then other than that they are locked," Horizon secratary Tammy Joslin said."Visitors hav...

Swimming through sickness

Coach Shari Walling sets out buckets every practice for any boys who happen to vomit during a set. These buckets were used often during the week the boys became sick.

Niki Ferguson, Staff Writer

December 17, 2012

Looking back at the past few weeks of practice, there was something missing. The coaches were there, the lane ropes were in, kickboards and pull-buoys set out, but not as many. The spaces of open water should have been filled with swimmers. The weeks after Thanksgiving break sickness spread through the ...