The Black & White

Assembly recognizes students, activities from the year

Becky Scoles hugs athletic director Gary Ross. Scoles was recognized for her achievements in the special olympics.

Kitarrah Mangra-Dutcher, Photo Editor

May 24, 2017

In an end of the year assembly many students, clubs and sports were recognized for their achievements. One to three members of 44 different groups were able to place an object representing their activity. Items such as trophies, helmets and banners were placed around a "J" made of pompoms in the center...

“Seussical” takes the stage

Sour Kangaroo (played by Abby Kate Boeschen '19) declares she will help to protect the Whos. Suessical performances were April 21, 22 and 23.

Kitarrah Mangra-Dutcher, Photo Editor

April 26, 2017

55 students acted in three productions of "Seussiccal." 25 cast members portrayed characters from many Dr. Suess stories, 17 students played in the orchestra, and 13 students participated in the crew, moving objects on and off stage as well as playing extra characters such as Thing 1 and Thing 2. "Seussical"...

Students donate blood to LifeServe

Lauren Bellies '17 prepares to have blood drawn. Around 120 students volunteered to have blood drawn April 12.

Kitarrah Mangra-Dutcher, Photo Editor

April 12, 2017

Student council brought in LifeServe so students could donate blood April 12. In order to donate blood students had to be at least 16 years old and weigh 120 pounds. If it was their first time donating, those who were 16 or 17 years old had to have a parents signed permission slip. Students received...

Girls’ basketball loses to Indianola at state

Attempting to get the ball from her Indianola opponent, Taryn Knuth '17 reaches her hand out while her teammates step back. The girls lost the quarterfinal round of state basketball against Indianola, 77-67.

Kitarrah Mangra-Dutcher, Photo Editor

March 2, 2017

The Dragons lost against Indianola during the quarterfinal round of girls state basketball on Mar. 1. The girls lost with a final score of 77-67. "All the emotions started flooding in me, I started feeling super sad and starting to face reality," Brooke Wilmes '17 said. "I also got mad and pissed, but...

Wrestling beats Norwalk, Dowling

Elliot Pholmeyer takes control over an opponent while checking how much time is left in the period. Pholmeyer wrestles in the 152 pound weight class.

Kitarrah Mangra-Dutcher, Photo Editor

January 24, 2017

At a dual meet Thursday night the varsity wrestling team was able to defeat both Norwalk and Dowling Catholic. Norwalk fell against the varsity team 45-27. The team won 51-15 over Dowling Catholic. Dowling lost a point after a wrestler left the mat, not shaking his opponent's hand. Collin Hushagen...