The Black & White

New Teachers

October 16, 2019

Every year new teachers are hired. These new teachers come from various paths and have many fun and interesting experiences! This year there are five new teachers, all bringing different backgrounds and ideas to the high school.

Art Against the Odds

Art Against the Odds

Kylie Emery, Online Editor

October 9, 2019

Jack Marren '22 has three words that will forever be important to him. “I always have and always will live by the words dream, dare and do because I always have and always will live by dreaming, daring myself to dream, and chasing down my dreams,” he said.  Although many people may relate as far as tr...

Meet your Candidate: Scott Syroka

Meet your Candidate: Scott Syroka

Taylor Siebert and Brooklyn Dilley

August 26, 2019

Position Running For: Johnston City Council Age: 25 Occupation: Founder of Next Door Saints LLC Education: Georgetown University What would his role be as a Johnston City Council Member? "So the city of Johnston's jurisdiction is literally just the city of Johnston. So there can be l...

Ending the Stigma

Ending the Stigma

Kylie Emery, Online Editor

July 7, 2019

Two days after learning a classmate that he graduated with had committed suicide, Tristan Coaldrake ‘15 received a phone call from Luke Johnson ‘15. “I can still hear it all in the back of my head and I have goosebumps just thinking about it,” Coaldrake said. “He said ‘We’ve got to do something....

Heart attack Eagle Stress

Heart attack Eagle Stress

Ben Pegg, Staff Writer

June 18, 2019

It finally hit Evan Houston '19 that he had five months left in Scouts when he started shopping for Eagle Projects. Each wasted a lot of time on his already-tight-schedule, which just stressed him out more. School and Boy Scouts have many, many parallels. From a work ethic to stress to inclusivity, school...

Incentive to leave: retirement packages offered to experienced teachers

Incentive to leave: retirement packages offered to experienced teachers

Duncan Christakos, Staff Writer

May 24, 2019

Students throughout the district are learning that many of their teachers - 16 in total - are retiring at the end of the school year. Two of those who are retiring are from the high school - Spanish teacher Nora Olguín and social studies teacher Mark Schillerstrom. The teachers who chose to retire...