The Black & White

Newspaper alumni throwbacks to high school

Newspaper alumni throwbacks to high school

Natalie Larimer, Guest Writer

January 20, 2019

What is up JHS?? It has been far too long. For those of you who do not remember me, I graduated from Johnston back in 2015, though I am sure that you have all been briefed on my historic presence in J-Town. After I graduated, you were so kind to have built a new high school and moved across town, gotten...

More Than a Project

More Than a Project

Brooklyn Dilley, Story Editor

January 16, 2019

I have been called an idiot. An extremist. I have been teased, ridiculed. Why? Because I am vegan, and I am an animal activist. Flashback to May, as I was quickly approaching the end of my sophomore year.  I sat in Advanced Integrated Language Arts (AILA, or as I always called it, ALIA, IALI, AIAL,...

Hair The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical New Broadway Cast Recording

Hair The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical New Broadway Cast Recording

Jacob Marren, Staff Writer

January 13, 2019

Beginning off-broadway in October of the year 1967, "Hair" is a rock musical that is a product of the hippie counterculture and sexual revolution in the late 1960s. Several of its songs became anthems of peace during the Anti-Vietnam War Peace Movemonet. This musical originally caused massive controversy...

Recap of semester one

Recap of semester one

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

January 11, 2019

The media always uses the term, “high school flies by.” I never truly understood that until this moment. First semester went by in a snap, so fast that I am just left stunned. However, I am proud of all the good that came from this first semester in the high school. I completed my first marching...

First Date the Musical

First Date the Musical

Kara Green, Staff Writer

January 7, 2019

The musical "First Date" first premiered in Seattle and showed during March of 2012. One year later, "First Date" opened on Broadway on July 9, 2013. The show ran for five months on Broadway before closing. The story follows the first date of Aaron (Zachary Levi) and Casey (Krysta Rodriguez) as they...

The Color Purple 2016 Revival

The Color Purple 2016 Revival

Jacob Marren, Staff Writer

December 24, 2018

Originally a book with a well deserved Pulitzer Prize, The Color Purple had started its novelty when it was written as a book in 1982 by Alice Walker. The year after it was published, The Color Purple won the 1983 National Book Award for Fiction Pulitzer Prize. It them went on to be adapted into a movie...