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...

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,...

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...

Dangers with henna; beware

Dangers with henna; beware

Shabana Gupta, Staff

October 4, 2017


Filed under Creative Differences

For those who don't know, henna is a popular new practice among the American population. Many people love the designs and the fact that it comes off within weeks thus giving it the title of a temporary tattoo. Henna has been used as body art for centuries, dating back to the 1100s. It has been used on...