The Black & White

Zach Price, Johnston’s record holder for career wins in wrestling

Zach Price, '18  wrestles in 2018 state wrestling.

Ethan Richards and Brandon Spraggins

April 6, 2018

Zach Price's grandfather Dennis Price wrestled in at Fort Dodge High School and Simpson College. Zach's, dad, Steve wrestled, too. Two reasons Zach started wrestling. "My dad influenced me to wrestle,” Zach said. "He's been wrestling his whole life from being a little kid to now him being 50 years...

School board still considering changing start times

Johnston High School students arrive at the school around 7:30 a.m.. If the start times were to be changed, high school students would begin their first period at 8:30 a.m..

Brandon Spraggins, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018

When students and faculty planned to the move to the new high school in 2016, the topic of late start times seemed to a pressing issue. After many studies suggesting that school start times directly impact student learning, the district exploring the possibility of delaying the start time.  Students...

Abolishing the auditorium lectures

Abolishing the auditorium lectures

Brandon Spraggins, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017

Last year, government was not always held in the conventional classroom. Instead of being lectured with a group of 30 students in a small classroom, nearly 120 students would convene in the auditorium ever Monday and Tuesday as it became a makeshift lecture hall. Instead of holding a discussion, the...