The Black & White

Rubik’s Cube Mosaics

Austin Ledesma created his largest ever Rubik's cube mosaic of famous electrical engineer, Nikola Tesla.

Kaya Young, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

Austin Ledesma 20’ creates expansive Rubik’s cube mosaics and displays his works in the library. “A Rubik’s cube mosaic is essentially a big picture made out of smaller images, pictures, or things,” Ledesma said. In every spare moment, Ledesma labors for hours on his mosaic projects. Ever si...

Glassy Skies

Robin eggs hide under a porch.

Kaya Young, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

The courtyards are meant to be a place where students can enjoy nature. Their large windows let light into the building and allow students to see the outside world, but also result in the deaths of unsuspecting birds. The expansive, reflective surface of the glass tricks birds into thinking that the wi...

Plant Sale

Plant Sale

Kaya Young, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

Teacher’s Pets

 Rango the chameleon sits on Arushi Suresh's shoulder.

Kaya Young, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

At the front of room 221, Mango the hedgehog sleeps beneath a tiny tie blanket. At 7:20 a.m. on a Monday morning Mango was not eager to wake up. He remained curled up in a ball barely visible through the folds of his blanket. Eventually, he poked his nose out of the blanket and squinted at the st...

Prairie in Progress

A monarch butterfly rests on prairie flora.

Kaya Young, Staff Writer

September 17, 2019

The new high school is not entirely surrounded by endless fields of corn; a secluded plot of land surrounds the southwest and northwest corners. Two years before the high school was built, the science department discovered the undeveloped land included in the school property. Science teachers Sarah Howe, Li...