The Black & White

Students learn self-defense

Students learn self-defense

Ethan Marshall, Staff Writer

April 5, 2013

During March, students participated in team building activities and self-defense lessons in P.E.

Students plan to release school app

Ethan Marshall, Staff Writer

April 3, 2013

The iPad student leadership team are developing a school app. In the beginning of April the hopes are that the school app will be released. The students worked with the company Zirous out of Clive to learn how to program the school app. "The goal was communication," Wiley said. In October the iPad...

Graduating requires IHaveaPlan

Ethan Marshall, Staff Writer

March 7, 2013

In Iowa, freshman to senior students have to take multiple surveys to find multiple jobs that fit their interests. "It is a department of education expectation, all schools are required to do it here in the state of Iowa," principal Brent Riessen said. Which means, IHaveaPlan is here to stay....

The diversity of thinking

The diversity of thinking

Ethan Marshall, Staff Writer

February 28, 2013

Math teacher Julie Probst gives a survey at the beginning of each semester. One question asks the following: What type of learner are you? Explain your answer. (Ex: visual, auditory, musical, hands-on, spatial, linguistic). Learning styles vary among students as well as teaching styles with teachers. ...

Prom theme announced

Prom theme announced

Ethan Marshall, Staff Writer

February 24, 2013

The prom committee declared the prom theme Arabian Nights. Seniors in advisory were given a ballot to vote on their favorite theme Feb. 13. Those choices were Arabian Nights, Masquerade, Imperial Dreams, and Touch of Class. Principal Brent Riessen approved the choices beforehand. The following ...

Students choose their promenade

Senior Bailey Comegys records prom committee's theme ideas to prepare for the senior advisory ballots. The right most column is the colors the theme will be decorated with, the center column shows the name of the theme in the prom magazine to order supplies to make decorations, and the left most column shows the prom committee student's idea and/or name of their theme.

Ethan Marshall, Staff Writer

February 4, 2013

This year, senior advisories will be given a ballot in order to decide the winning prom theme. The seniors will have five theme options, pre-selected by the prom committee. The last time the majority of prom attendees were able to choose the theme of the traditional dance that defines part of the high...