The Black & White

Planned March Ends in Conversation

A student sets down their sign crafted from a cereal box as they wait for instruction. Community members staged a march at the middle school June 26 to address inequality and racism in the district.

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Editor-in-Chief

June 29, 2020

Students and community members gathered around the entrance to the middle school on June 26 in order to protest the district's reaction towards recent events. The event was arranged and shared via social media.  People shared two screenshots as a digital flyer on their Instagram and Snapchat stori...

Commencement Ceremony at the Stadium

Students take their seats as the commencement ceremony began on June 27 at the stadium.

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Copy Editor

June 28, 2020

On Saturday June 27, 2020 students and their families gathered at the stadium for a commencement ceremony. Each student was allowed to invite four people to the ceremony. Majority in attendance wore face coverings due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Speeches were given by Ryan Woods, Laura Kacer, Justin Allen,...

Send Off for the Robilliards

Neighborhood kids watching as the cars pass for the send off to Jeff and Samantha Robilliard.

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Copy Editor

June 10, 2020

On May 29, many students from the music department drove by teachers Jeff and Samantha Robilliard's home in order to say goodbye. The Robilliards' have resigned from their positions at Johnston in order to spend more time with their family. The send off was arranged by their coworkers Hannah Ryan, Jason...

Choir Pick Up

A show choir member finding their costume, in order to take it home.

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Copy Editor

May 29, 2020

On May 28, choir students, show crew members and show band members were told to pick up items from the school. These items included costumes, lettering packets, senior posters and other props from this past school year. It was done in a drive through fashion to follow social distancing guidelines. Cars...

Wallace Graduation Parade

Former Wallace teacher holding a sign out of her car for the passing graduates.

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Copy Editor

May 29, 2020

On May 28, past students of Wallace Elementary School were invited to visit their old teachers at the new Wallace building, which formally housed Johnston Middle School. The visit was done with the social distancing in mind, as it was requested that graduates stayed in their cars. They were to drive...

Sophomore and Junior Drop Off

Sophomore and Junior Drop Off

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher and Noah Gilbert

May 28, 2020

On Thursday May 28, sophomores and juniors dropped off school supplies in a drive through manner. There were stations that were being monitored by staff where students dropped off athletic uniforms and library books. There was an iPad drop off station for students however only students moving out of...