The Black & White

Vocaloids: Trying but dying

Art of Kagamine Rin, from the song

Kennedy Stone, Staff Writer

May 18, 2018

I will never forget how I felt when the virtual idol Hatsune Miku was on a "Kids React" video from the Fine Brothers. It was a strange combination of excitement and shame. This was because I was glad that “Vocaloids” were getting more popular and noticed, and appalled at the kids’ reactions at...

Isle of Dogs; An interesting movie that is not to be missed out on

Liev Schreiber, voice of Spots, at a screening of Isle of Dogs. Picture provided by commons

Kennedy Stone, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018

One of the things that sadden me as a reviewer is the fact that most people miss out on interesting movies just because they look or sound different than traditional American films. Stop motion, anime movies and other cultural pictures only stay in theaters for two weeks at a time, because they do n...

Dragon Time leads to mixed responses

Kennedy Stone, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018

The new addition of Dragon Time this year has left a variety of impressions on staff and students. Depending on the teacher and student's situation, the popularity of Dragon Time can be vastly different. Dragon Time was supposed to be a time for students to get help in classes they are struggling...

Johnston needs to recognize Black History Month

Kennedy Stone, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018

This year, the staff has been focusing on connecting and being more open with the students. I know they are trying hard to connect with all the kids in the building. Yet they are missing some of the biggest and most obvious ways in the process. For example, why does Johnston not do anything for Black...

Let You Down

Picture provided by Wikimedia Commons.

Kennedy Stone, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018

Songs that are about regret, holding grudges, or being sorry always run the risk of being repetitive and unappealing. This is because even if you can relate to the problem presented in the song, most people do not want to feel negative emotions for an extended amount of time if they can help it. So,...

Yule Ball themed Winter Formal leads to mixed responses

Students line up to take pictures in the photo booth. They could also use many differents props for the pictures as well.

Kennedy Stone, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018

Students were able to dance and take photos at the Winter Formal held Jan. 27 in the school cafeteria. The dance started at 8 p.m. and lasted until 11 p.m. "I did not see anything go badly while I was there,” principal Ryan Woods said. Woods helped student council plan the dance, and served as a d...