The Black & White

  • Dance Team tryouts will be held May 17 at 6:00 p.m. in the cafeteria.

  • The counseling office has arranged for the Iowa College Access Network to present to Johnston juniors and parents in the high school auditorium May 21 at 7:00 p.m.

  • Student council will be hosting a dog walk on May 20 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Beaver Creek Elementary school

  • Student council barbecue will held May 12 at Price Chopper from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Sophomore and junior girls wishing to play volleyball must attend the meeting held May 11 at 7:15 a.m. in room 611.

Sick Days

Sick Days

Joe Kronberg, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Song of the Week

From the release of his single Funeral, I've been a fan of AUGUST 08, who first appeared alongside Rich Brian in Arizona. Since the song dropped, I have patiently waited for the release of his EP Father, which was finally released May 11, despite it being expected in April. The R&B artist rel...

Funeral

Funeral

Joe Kronberg, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Song of the Week

Since his debut in Arizona on Rich Brian's Amen, I've anxiously waited for his first solo work. Luckily, the wait wasn't long, as his first single, Funeral, was dropped on February 7th, just 5 days after Amen's release. The new R&B/Soul artist steps into the music scene with a very simple...

Let You Down

Let You Down

Kennedy Stone, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Song of the Week

Songs that are about regret, holding grudges, or being sorry always run the risk of being repetitive and unappealing. This is because even if you can relate to the problem presented in the song, most people do not want to feel negative emotions for an extended amount of time if they can help it. So,...

Church

Church

Kennedy Stone, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Song of the Week

There have been countless songs that have either strongly supported or grossly disrespected religion. Songs about religion can either be profound or really cliche, and rarely anything in-between. Depending on who you ask this can be the best or worst thing ever, but when done in a way that doesn't insult...

18

18

Joe Kronberg, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under Song of the Week

18 features up and coming artists Kris Wu, Rich Brian (formerly known as Rich Chigga), Joji, and Trippie Redd, who all sing about their sudden rises of fame through their music, produced by Baauer, the artist who brought us the Harlem Shake. Kris Wu is a former member of EXO, a South Korean-Chinese boy grou...

Handlebars

Handlebars

Nick Irwin, Online Editor

January 17, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Song of the Week

Even though the Flobots have been producing music for the past thirteen years, they seem to have only found success in 2007's Fight with Tools, the group's debut album. Handlebars was the first single of Fight With Tools. Handlebars has a composition mirror's the duality presented in story told...