The Black & White

Saucy alumni

Saucy alumni

Kyle Deutsch, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

In the freshmen dorms at Iowa State University, two college students met up during a class they had together. One of which, Johnston alumni Michael Hanstad '13, has since formed a business making and selling barbeque sauce, called Deadeye Premium BBQ. He, along with friend Tyler Devos, started the sauce...

AP World proves rigorous

AP World proves rigorous

Jacob Kim and Ethan Richards

February 20, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

A.P. World Studies is one of the first opportunities students have to be in an advanced placement (A.P.) class. A.P. World Studies operates at a rapid pace and requires a more intensive reading in comparison to World Studies. There were 63 students who started the year in A.P. World Studies. A.P...

Formed through art; Amberly Dal

Formed through art; Amberly Dal

Shabana Gupta, Staff writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Columns, Creative Differences, Feature, Showcase

Growing up, Amberly Dal '20 spent Saturday mornings with her mom playing with beads. "I would come downstairs and she would have a cup of hot cocoa ready for me and we would just sit by the window and we would make jewelry," she said. "My jewelry was horrible, but I got to pick out beads and I could...

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


Filed under Feature

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


Filed under Feature

“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...