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.

Zanzibar’s Coffee Adventure: a unique and cozy experience

Zanzibar’s Coffee Adventure: a unique and cozy experience

Sophie Cordaro

May 26, 2017


Filed under Bon Appétit

Zanzibar's Coffee Adventure, located at 2723 Ingersoll Avenue in Des Moines, is described as an "enduring, local art-filled coffee shop with in-house roasting and all-day breakfast in cozy surroundings.  This small coffee shop is known for its unique beverages and homemade pastries, but its sale of...

Grocery Store Chicken Nugget Taste Test

Grocery Store Chicken Nugget Taste Test

Sophie Cordaro, Staff Writer

May 26, 2017


Filed under Bon Appétit

Americans consume more chicken than anyone else in the world at over 90 pounds per capita, according to the National Chicken Council. One of the most popular ways to enjoy chicken is through the form of nuggets. Unfortunately, running out and buying a pack of chicken nuggets from any fast food establishment...

SmallCakes Cupcakery: everyday average cupcakes

SmallCakes Cupcakery: everyday average cupcakes

Sophie Cordaro, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017


Filed under Bon Appétit

SmallCakes Cupcakery is a very small and very pink cupcake bakery located in West Des Moines at 6305 Mills Civic Parkway, Suite 3109. Selected by USA Today as one of the top cupcake shops in the nation, SmallCakes offers 18 gourmet cupcake flavors and 15 homemade ice cream flavors. The interior of...

Hurts Donut Company: creative flavors and donut masterpieces

Hurts Donut Company: creative flavors and donut masterpieces

Sophie Cordaro, Staff Writer

February 23, 2017


Filed under Bon Appétit

At this point, almost everyone in the metro area has heard of or seen pictures of the donut masterpieces that derive from Hurts Donut Company. Located at 5513 Mills Civic Parkway in building #105, this is the perfect spot for a snack for those headed to Jordan Creek Mall. Hurts Donut is also open 24/7,...

Krunkwich: Southeast Asian Comfort Food

Krunkwich: Southeast Asian Comfort Food

Sophie Cordaro, Staff Writer

January 23, 2017


Filed under Bon Appétit

Krunkwich Ramen House is a small and colorful restaurant located on 2721 Ingersoll Ave. in downtown Des Moines. This restaurant specializes in ramen, vietnamese-style bahn mi sandwiches, and Korean cuisine. Walking in to the establishment, customers are immediately greeted by a large mural painted on...

Bubba: Authentic Southern in Downtown Midwest

Bubba: Authentic Southern in Downtown Midwest

Sophie Cordaro, Staff Writer

December 1, 2016


Filed under Bon Appétit

Southern Comforts Bubba is a "Downhome & Downtown" authentic Southern food restaurant located in downtown Des Moines. The restaurant gets its name "Bubba" from a traditional Southern nickname for male siblings, and ties together the concept of Southern comfort food. This restaurant made a fantastic...