The Black & White

  • Senior speakers announced: Kendall Hostetler and Andrew Janni

  • Football informational meeting will be held April 24 at 3 P.M. in the high school small gym.

  • Senior Challenge will be held 6:00 P.M. May 2 in the large gym of the high school.

  • Prom ticket prices are $22 from April 16-22. Tickets will be $25 from April 23-27, with $25 tickets at the door.

  • Midnight Masquerade themed Prom will be held April 28 at the Community Choice Credit Union convention center from 8:30-11:30 P.M.

Tragedy in Zoology

Tragedy in Zoology

Jenna Gilbert, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under Feature

Tabitha Doherty 18' walked into the A.P. Environmental Science room and was surprised by science teacher Kyla Burns’s reaction when they met eyes. “What?” Burns said, looking around as half of the class surrounded the front half of the classroom. All the students had similar reactions to he...

Animal Spotlight – Sunny the crested gecko

Animal Spotlight – Sunny the crested gecko

Jenna Gibert, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Science teacher Kyla Burns is well known for her exotic classroom and the many animals it houses. Students have the opportunity to interact with the many different species available including reptiles, mammals, and insects. Enrollment in Zoology, A.P. Environmental Science or even a study hall there...

Done with DPAs

Done with DPAs

Ada Basic, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

The Designated Professional Areas (DPAs) have failed to win over the students, and some of the teachers. They were built with the purpose of giving teachers a space where they could collaborate and work together on whatever they needed to, and offer a place for teachers to work with students one on one...

C.O.R.E. for creating change

C.O.R.E. for creating change

Shabana Gupta, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Students are banding together in the newly formed group Community of Racial Equality for Advancement or C.O.R.E. to bring up thought-provoking issues and create an area for students of all racial background to promote equality. The group is led by students Obsee Abbajabal '19, Jimmy Le '18 and Parul...

Zach Price, Johnston’s record holder for career wins in wrestling

Zach Price, Johnston’s record holder for career wins in wrestling

Ethan Richards and Brandon Spraggins

April 6, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Sports

Zach Price's grandfather Dennis Price wrestled in at Fort Dodge High School and Simpson College. Zach's, dad, Steve wrestled, too. Two reasons Zach started wrestling. "My dad influenced me to wrestle,” Zach said. "He's been wrestling his whole life from being a little kid to now him being 50 years...

Student participation drops

Student participation drops

Erina Lee, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

An email from Student Council member Emily Battani, '18 regarding the low student participation in intramural was sent to the student body March 7. The email discussed the low student participation and requested feedback on how to encourage future participation Most of the school activities are developed...