The Black & White

Track athletes represent high school at Drake Relays

Senior Jack Bergstrom runs the hurdles during the track invitational March 31 at the home football stadium.

Carly Kinning, Online Editor-in-chief

April 24, 2015

This weekend, athletes from the high school represent the school at the annual Drake Relays meet. There are a total of seven individual qualifiers in addition to five relay qualifiers, a distance medley and a sprint medley. The participants are listed below. Boys: Senior Hezekiah Applegate - shot...

Student Council holds contest for best dressed

Student Council holds contest for best dressed

April 6, 2015

Spring Fling week takes place April 6-10 prior to prom April 11. The student with the most votes will win the contest and be awarded by Student Council with a prize Friday, April 10. Voting for each day will be closed at 3 p.m. Friday.      

Prom court members announced by committee

Prom court members announced by committee

Carly Kinning, Online Editor-in-chief

March 27, 2015

The 2015 prom court was announced today, consisting of four girls and four boys. The girls on the court are seniors Ruchi Shekar, Zoe Wilson, Elea Kaptain and Quinn Stigers. The boys are seniors Troy Ikeda, Ben Poss, Brian Brass and Luke Davis. Pictures for posters of the court members will be taken...

50 shades of masochism: the twisted “Twilight”

50 shades of masochism: the twisted

Carly Kinning, Online Editor-in-chief

March 6, 2015

On Valentine's Day, some strange part of me felt compelled to see the highly-hyped movie, "50 Shades of Grey." I went to the movie theater and witness hundreds of seemingly eager couples on their dates who were probably expecting a romantic film full of love and pleasure. I did not read the book so...

Wrestlers qualify for state dual tournament, send nine to individual state

Jakob Allison from Waukee High School attempts to get a reversal on freshman Zach Price during the district championship on Feb. 14. Price preceded to stop the reversal, however he eventually lost the match, placing second in the district. Price will be competing in the state championships at 106 pounds Feb. 19-21 at Wells Fargo Arena.

Carly Kinning, Online Editor-in-chief

February 17, 2015

The varsity wrestling team won the district 3A tournament at Waukee High School Feb. 14. Nine wrestlers, a school record for most individuals sent to state, qualified for the state tournament, held at Wells Fargo Arena Feb. 19-21. The team will also be competing in the state dual tournament Feb 18....

Racial slurs thrown at basketball game

Number 44 from the West Des Moines Valley Tigers boys' basketball team guards senior Regen Siems.

Carly Kinning, Online Editor-in-chief

January 14, 2015

It was the last quarter of the varsity boys' basketball game. The Dragons were down by 12 to the West Des Moines Valley Tigers, and students and fans were becoming more frustrated with how the game was ending. Obscenities and racial slurs were not the first thing I expected to hear coming out of the...