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Student walkouts lead to concern over punishment

Student walkouts lead to concern over punishment
April 16, 2018

After the events that transpired at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Feb. 14, public high school students have staged walkouts in protest of current political situations in regards...

Noelle Amiry

Noelle Amiry
December 11, 2017

"I have family who lives in Egypt, my grandma and my aunt on my dad's side, so I've been there a few times before. It's pretty cool because I've been inside of a pyramid, and at the top you would think...

Petition on a mission

Josie Barsness '18 watches as Anika Schmitt '18 signs the petition she created for the handprint wall.
Students create a petition to bring back the handprint wall.
December 9, 2017

As the Black & White reported in Oct., the tradition of the handprint wall will not be continuing this year. Since that news broke, students Josie Barsness, 18' and Abby Watkins, 19' came together...

Project Silence No More

Statistics provided by The American Foundation For Suicide Prevention.
Johnston Alumni start non-profit dedicated to spreading awareness about mental health
October 23, 2017

Most students are aware of the school’s history of students committing suicide, and how the deaths of these individuals affect the whole community. Despite the experiences formed from these losses, many...

Brianna Johnson

Brianna Johnson
September 25, 2017

"Venturing is a part of Boy Scouts of America, and its for youth ages 14-21. Its kind of like Boy Scouts, but its co ed and you get to do a lot more high adventure activities. My family is heavily involved...

Veronika (Nika) Silkin

Veronika (Nika) Silkin
September 25, 2017

"Classes at Drake are a lot easier to transfer over for college credit, so when I get to college regardless of where I am, its going to be a lot easier to finish it sooner, which means paying for less...

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