The Black & White

Student Austen Knowlton sheds 85 pounds

Now junior Austen Knowlton waves to the crowd during football (left) sophomore year and (right) junior year.

Laura Scieszinski, Editor in Chief

April 16, 2014

Austen Knowlton, now a junior, stepped on the scale freshman year to see the number 240 staring back at him. That moment he decided to make a change. He decided to go on a run that day. Two years later, Knowlton has lost about 85 pounds and continues to learn and practice more healthy habits. "I'm...

Do not be afraid to apply

The Free Spirit Scholars pose in front of the White House at the Free Spirit Conference of 2013.

Laura Scieszinski, Editor in Chief

December 23, 2013

Lying in bed at 1 a.m., I toss and turn consumed with thoughts of my final paragraph to my essay of why I want to be a journalist. I should be sleeping, I have a French test tomorrow and a meeting after school, but all I can focus on is where the commas should go and another way to phrase the words...

Vote on best halloween party costume

Vote on best halloween party costume

Daisha McAvaddy, Staff writer

November 7, 2013

Vote below on who was best dressed at the Evans' costume party.

Heitkamp celebrates beach day

Heitkamp celebrates beach day

Evan Trainer, Staff Writer

September 26, 2013

Senior Taylor Heitkamp placed a tarp as a fake pool in the bed of his truck in lieu of beach day for homecoming week.

Storm takes over: storm damage in photos

Storm takes over: storm damage in photos

Mollie Greenwood, Print Editor in Chief

September 20, 2013

Damage remains all over Johnston due to the storm last night, Sept. 19.

Summit storm damage causes cancelled practices

The hole in ceiling of the Summit Middle School pool is the aftermath of 65% of the roofing over the pool area being ripped off by the storm.

Mollie Greenwood, Print Editor in Chief

September 20, 2013

Winds ripped off 65% of the roofing covering the pool area of Summit Middle School Sept. 19. The storm also created a small hole about four fist sizes big in the ceiling of the pool area.  Water poured in through the hole during the storm which soaked the pool deck. Shortly before the wind ripped...