The Black & White

Band takes their last step on stage for the year

Playing on the alto saxaphone junior Charles Charlie Hoekstra focuses during the prime of their final song. Both Concert and Wind Symphony band had their last concert on May 16 at the middle school.

Esmeralda Flores, Photo Editor

May 23, 2016

Both Concert and Wind Symphony band play for the last time this school year May 16 starting at 7 p.m. at the middle school auditorium. Ending the night on a light hearted way band teachers Jason Heeren and Jeff Robilliard recognized all senior band participants. The seniors were recognized and they announced...

Inside look of the new high school

Entering the entrance of the new high school the tour group was explained the rules before being allowed in. The new high school will be open the start of the 2017-2018 school year.

Esmeralda Flores, Photo Editor

May 23, 2016

During the month of April the newspaper staff was able to get an inside look as to what the new high school building has to offer and how construction was going. The staff members tagged along with Communications Director Laura Sprague during a tour. The tour group consisted of different school board...

Students compete in Special Olympics

Sprinting in her event senior Miranda Kerr participates in the 50 meter dash. The Special Olympics were held April 5 at Indianola High School.

Esmeralda Flores, Photo Editor

April 18, 2016

The Special Olympics was held April 5 at Indianola High School and many students participated in the events. Events ranged from the 50 meter dash to the softball throwing event. Special Olympics Iowa is a statewide event that allows for students with physical disabilities to have an enjoyable time while...

Johnston places in top three at Urbandale Invitational

Having a strong grip on his Valley opponent Sophomore Elliott Pohlmeyer takes a strong lead. Johnston participated in the Urbandale Invitational Jan. 23 and placed third with a score of 140.

Sam Farrell, Staff Writer

January 26, 2016

Johnston along with Valley, South East Polk, Waukee, Dowling, Urbandale, DCG and 14 other schools competed in the Urbandale invitational Jan 25. There was a very close finish with Valley winning by one point more than the SEP Rams. The final scores had Valley in first with 203 points, Southeast Polk...

Boys’ swimming sweeps the competition

Positioning himself into his lane sophomore Ran Warrick gets ready for the 200 meter freestyle. Warrick placed in third with a final time of 1:57:17.

Meredith Campidilli, News Editor

January 11, 2016

In an invitational held at Summit Jan. 9, the boy's swim team defeated eight other schools to win first place at the meet. Both JV and varsity teams swam, and the Dragons scored the most amount of points, totaling 332 points to win the meet. Currently the team is ranked number two in the state,...

December current event quiz answers, Type A or B quiz link

December current event quiz answers, Type A or B quiz link

Kate Lichter, Online Editor-in-chief

December 22, 2015

Current event quiz answers: A C B B A B C A If interested in taking the quiz that will determine if you are considered to have a Type A or B personality, click here