The Black & White

Chirstmas decor

Chirstmas decor

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018

Thinking of Christmas, many things come to my mind, like Santa Clause and presents.  Yet, the one thing overarching all of these things is Christmas decorations. They can be simple, but some people choose to go all out, decking their house out in lights and inflatables. However, when my family decorates fo...

A necessary evil

A necessary evil

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018

There are a lot of people who do not like group work, myself being one of them. The majority of group projects, I end up becoming a bossy person, just so we can get the project done or just do the majority of the project by myself. Many students share the same thinking as I do, when it comes to gro...

Respect our property

Respect our property

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

In the past three years, we have been lucky enough to have brand new facilities built for our school district. However, we are already neglecting the new facilities. So many students are taking the new building we have for granted, as they completely forgo any common sense they may have had when it comes...

Student council…who?

Student council…who?

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018

I complain about stuff every now and then, more frequently than I would like to admit. Sometimes I complain to teachers about something, just as a conversation starter. However, usually when said conversation is over they would say something along the lines of, “Bring it up with student council....

Immigrants need understanding, not accusations

Immigrants need understanding, not accusations

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018

Doesn’t everyone deserve the chance to be happy? Doesn’t everyone deserve the chance to live their life in peace? Doesn’t everyone deserve time where they don’t have to fear for their lives? I’m not someone who knows about our politics, I’m not really interested in them. However I bel...

Planned absences might not bode well with teachers

Planned absences might not bode well with teachers

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018

A majority of the time, when a student tells a teacher they’re going be gone on a specific day for a specific reason, they are generally okay with it. Yet every once in awhile, you’ll have that one teacher that you know is judging you by the look on their face. In my school career, I’ve found...