The Black & White

Rumor-busting: Student rights in school

Rumor-busting: Student rights in school

Jenna Gilbert, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Earlier in the semester school resource officer James Slack and student liaison Josh Kennedy spoke with Kristine Volesky's Business Law for Personal Use class. While discussing the topic of the Fourth Amendment rights in the school, Kennedy asked the class what they know about searching and seizure....

The story of the after prom props

The story of the after prom props

Emily Chambers, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018


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The after prom committee received help from the Mitchellville womens' prison to assist in painting the after prom props. Sally Kreamer's job as the Fifth Judicial District Department of Correctional Services deputy director is to supervise community-based corrections. Kreamer is the mother of Ben...

Dragon Time leads to mixed responses

Dragon Time leads to mixed responses

Kennedy Stone, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018


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The new addition of Dragon Time this year has left a variety of impressions on staff and students. Depending on the teacher and student's situation, the popularity of Dragon Time can be vastly different. Dragon Time was supposed to be a time for students to get help in classes they are struggling...

Tragedy in Zoology

Tragedy in Zoology

Jenna Gilbert, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


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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


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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


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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...