The Black & White

Boys’ and girls’ basketball teams compete against Valley

Camden VanderZwaag'18 completes a shot over a defending Valley player. The boys play next Friday, Dec 9. at home.

Jack Lucas and Ben Lunn

December 7, 2016

The girls' and boys' basketball teams played state powerhouse West Des Moines Valley Tuesday, Dec. 6. Both games were extremely close at halftime, with the girls up by 4, and the boys down by 2. However, the beginning of the 3rd quarter was a turning point for both games. The girls went on a 19-4 run, lead by a swarm of 3-...

Dragon boys’ dealt defeat

Jaden Kephart' 17 goes for a lay-up against an Ames opponent. The Dragons lost to Ames 55-48 Dec 2.

Ben Lunn, Staff Writer

December 5, 2016

The varsity boys were defeated on Friday, Dec. 2 by the Ames Little Cyclones. The score was 55-48. The team looks to improve for Tuesday, Dec. 6 against West Des Moines' Valley, at Valley High School.

Cross country teams succeed at state

[From left] Aidan MacGregor '19, Luke Perman '19 and Cade Meyer '19 run as a pack in the state championship race. The boys placed 6th at the meet Oct. 29.

Ben Lunn and Justin Gard

October 31, 2016

The boys’ and girls’ cross country teams competed at the state meet in Fort Dodge Oct. 29. Patrick Bose ‘17 was ranked number one in the state going into the race. The boys as a team were ranked sixth in the state. The boys’ team finished sixth and Bose won the race with a time of 15:37. Bose...

Parking crisis: update

The parking lot after the administration began ticketing.

Ben Lunn, Staff Writer

May 20, 2016

As a solution to the overcrowded and parking without passes in the lot, the school has started issuing tickets. A $10 ticket for your first offense, a $20 for the second and then $30 for the third and all other offenses. The administration started issuing the tickets May 16 in the morning. Although...

Graduation celebrations

Graduation celebrations

Ben Lunn, Staff Writer

May 10, 2016

After eight years of middle and high school, the seniors will return to the elementary school to reunite with the beginning of their education at Johnston. Senior receptions are new to the district, they started a few years ago at Lawson Elementary. The principal, Trisha Lenarz-Garmoe, thought it would...