The Black & White

Cotillion, left in the past or brought into the modern world?

Cotillion, left in the past or brought into the modern world?

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Copy Editor

January 17, 2020

Ball gowns, different-sized utensils, escorts in tuxedos, pricey meals, tall heels, and a lot of manners. All things that come with an event called Cotillion. Cotillion is an event that is used to showcase the manners of middle school aged children of upper class families. It is more commonly practiced...

What’s Good and Bad?

What’s Good and Bad?

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Copy Editor

January 10, 2020

Everyone has their own morales, thoughts and opinions. We all have our own definitions of good and bad. How we decide what is good and bad depends on many stipulations like the the environment we are in and how we were raised. The final for the English class, Heroic Men and Women, was to create their...

New Year, New Me?

New Year, New Me?

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Copy Editor

January 4, 2020

It is officially the start of a new decade. The new year began with a bang of fireworks and parties. However, along with the new year comes new year resolutions. New year resolutions are goals or promises someone makes to do or not do something. They usually revolve around changing one’s lifestyle...

Too Old to Have Stuffed Animals?

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Copy Editor

December 14, 2019

When I was little, I always begged my mom to buy me stuffed animals. I mainly collected Giraffes however, if I ever saw anything cute I would beg and plea for my mother to buy them. While she did not give in every time, I managed to create a large collection. I am still adding to the collection to this...

I Have Lost Motivation

I Have Lost Motivation

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Copy Editor

December 7, 2019

It has finally happened. School has gotten to the point of being almost unbearable. Call it early on-set Senioritis or whatever, but I have lost the motivation to do all things school. I have always been one of those kids who actually enjoyed going to school and learning new things. When I got to...

Sketchy Santas

Sketchy Santas

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Copy Editor

November 29, 2019

Now that Thanksgiving is over people are stepping into full Christmas Mode. Places have started decorating and selling Christmas themed items and prepping for all things Christmas. This time of year brings all of the above and...mall Santas. Mall Santas are typically elderly men paid to play the role...