The Black & White

Sophomore Fears

Sophomore Fears

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019

Entering the high school on the first day, I was frightened out of my mind. I was intimidated by everything; the building, the teachers, driving in the parking lot and the football field. Mainly, however, I was frightened by the upperclassmen. I already had some interaction with them, as marching band...

Newspaper Fiasco

Newspaper Fiasco

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019

It really sucks when you see your work being disrespected. If you have put your time toward something and worked hard on it, it would be really rewarding to see other people reading your work and enjoy it. Yet in this schoo,l the majority of students do not appreciate other student’s hard word. This...

Self-diagnoses: Senioritis

Self-diagnoses: Senioritis

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019

I am physically and emotionally exhausted from school. I have not been motivated to accomplish anything for any class recently unless it is absolutely necessary. I have also seen a slight, however present, decline in my grades since the beginning of second semester. I was complaining about this situation...

Silver Cord Struggles

Silver Cord Struggles

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019

I joined Silver Cord at the beginning of my sophomore year, I expected to be able to reach out to my community but also enjoy spending time with the people I was helping. However, I found out that during the past two years, the Silver Cord program that our high school hosts has made a drastic change.  F...

The first day of the rest of my life

The first day of the rest of my life

Connor Tomlinson, Staff writer

February 20, 2019

Another trip to the Iowa State Fair, I go with my family every year and the fair of 2017 was no different, with one exception. It was a nice warm evening as the sun started to set while my brother and I walked the fairgrounds together, and I noticed a particular tent set up. Next to the tent was a big...

Hadestown: The Myth. The Musical

Hadestown: The Myth. The Musical

Kara Green, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019

Hadestown: The Myth. The Musical was released as a stage musical adaptation in 2016 of the stage opera which was released in 2010 and is coming to Broadway March 22nd, 2019. It was performed in New York Theatre Workshop in May 6th, 2016 and ran through the end of July. The musical follows the story of...