The Black & White

  • Dodgeball intrumural will be held Feb. 4 at 11 a.m.

  • Auditions for spring musical now open. Pick up forms from Ryan, Robilliard or Fitzpatrick. Auditions will be held after school Jan. 30

  • Student council coin war will be held Jan. 22 - Jan. 26. Bring coins to second period in order to compete.

  • Prom committee to have first meeting Jan. 18 in room 409

  • Seniors are now able to sign up for their Dragon Scholarship Fund interview. To do so, visit http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080e48a5af2aa75-dragon

The new walls of Wallace Elementary

The new walls of Wallace Elementary

Gretchen Lagerblade, Staff Writer

January 4, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

As high school and middle school students are getting settled in their new schools Stahl Construction is working hard for the students of Wallace Elementary to be in theirs. The gutting of the middle school started in June as soon as the middle school moved to the old high school. “At one point it...

The state-wide substitute shortage

The state-wide substitute shortage

Ada Basic, Staff Writer

January 4, 2018


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When chemistry teacher Jennifer Lehman's sixth-period students walked into class they were expecting to find a substitute. Instead, they found chemistry teacher Chris Siewert playing the part of Jennifer Lehman. This situation is not uncommon considering the state as a whole is experiencing a subst...

Sleight of hand: from party tricks to careers

Sleight of hand: from party tricks to careers

Abby Nichol, Staff Writer

January 3, 2018


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“Pick a card, any card.”; A magician’s favorite line. For some, the preferred line of work involves sawing people in half and making people disappear in boxes, while others prefer to trick the eye through the use of sleight of hand. Two local magicians, Ben Ulin, a professional entertainer and C...

Mixed heritage without mixed resonses

Mixed heritage without mixed resonses

Jacob Kim, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017


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As interracial couples have become more socially acceptable over the past few decades, the number of biracial children has only increased. A statistic taken from National Public Radio predicts that the biracial population is going to be the fastest growing over the next 44 years. As of 2017, there are...

Geothermal heating: eco-friendly, human foe

Geothermal heating: eco-friendly, human foe

Shabana Gupta, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017


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The high school is an eco-friendly invention that has temperature-controlled rooms that are expected to be at the perfect temperatures at all times. Because of this, if a window is open, it messes up the entire system. Teachers were made aware of this new rule in an email from the buildings and grounds...

Eating out in the open

Eating out in the open

Brooklyn Dilley, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017


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Students’ shouts echo across the room and the beeping of a microwave can be faintly heard in the distance, as Erin Gardner, ‘18 sits in the cafeteria with other special education students. Gardner brings a homemade lunch with two cookies every day, enjoying the noise and company that comes with the...