Johnston High School - 6501 NW 62nd Ave Johnston, IA

The Black & White

  • Wrestling informational meeting for any high school student interested in wrestling on Nov. 6 at 3:05 p.m. in the wrestling room.

  • Volleyball intramural will be held Oct. 29 at 11 a.m. in the gym. Forms can be picked up in room 507 and 123.

  • Art Club to host annual pumpkin painting/carving contest on October 24 from 3-4 p.m. in room 722

  • French Club will have a pre-Halloween get together on Oct. 30 in room 205 @ 3:00 p.m.

  • Fishing Club will be hosting a fundraiser at Bass Pro Shops in Altoona on Saturday (10/21) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sarah Andreason; jeweler in the making

Sarah Andreason; jeweler in the making

Shabana Gupta, Staff

October 18, 2017


Filed under Columns, Creative Differences, Feature, Showcase

Sarah Andreasen '20 is interested in starting up a stand at the farmer's market in the future. Andreason is able to make detailed jewelry with a minimal amount of time, and loves to create when she has free time. Andreasen has been making jewelry seriously for 3 years. She first started out whe...

Powderpuff needs cheerleaders

Powderpuff needs cheerleaders

Kennady Anderson, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


Filed under Columns, What's Bugging Kennady

Two years ago Noah Janssen ‘18, and graduates Vincent Oriade and Tyler Cardwell boosted graduate Zach Bohall into the air at chest-level as they cheered the female football players at the 2015 Powder Puff football game during homecoming week. This year the school said no more boy cheerleaders because some...

Art: Anyone Can Do It.

Art: Anyone Can Do It.

Sarah Nelson, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


Filed under Creative Differences, Opinion

Art isn't about skill level. Think about some artwork you appreciate. Do you enjoy their work because they can paint a tree well or make a proportionate face? Probably not, I'm guessing they evoke some sort of emotional response that makes you think or feel something. Creativity does flourish under expertise,...

What’s the need for Hoco King and Queen?

What’s the need for Hoco King and Queen?

Joe Kronberg, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under A Cup of Joe

Homecoming 2017 was overall a success. Everyone seemed to be enjoying themselves, the music was actually good for once, and a bowl of gummy sharks ensured a good time, including our King and Queen, Tom Altier and Emma Ford. My question is, what's the need for the continuation of the Homecoming King...

Social Policies – What’s Bugging Kennady

Social Policies – What’s Bugging Kennady

Kennady Anderson, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under What's Bugging Kennady

We are here at the new high school as 15-18 years olds. We've been attending schools for the greater portion of our lives, yet here we are using our 45 minutes of class to talk about respect and learning new hand motions to try and keep kids under control. I understand that students can act like children...

Spray paint for beginners

Spray paint for beginners

Shabana Gupta, Staff Writer

October 7, 2017


Filed under Creative Differences

Around Iowa, there are few areas for people to learn detailed spray painting. Most people do not see this as a form of art, and those who practice are questioned on if they are secretly doing graffiti. People do not normally think about spray painting to be a work of art that they can make in the garage. To...