The Black & White

Show Choir

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019


Filed under News

Johnston Synergy and Innovation ended their 2018-2019 competition this past weekend at the Heart of America Competition in Kansas City. Synergy ended with first place in the mixed division and best show set up, allowing them to have an exhibition show after finals. Johnston Innovation won best vocal...

Spring Blood Drive

Kara Green, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019


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Students Line Dancing

Students Line Dancing

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

During the last round of Dragon Time sign ups, all students had the opportunity to sign up for a line dancing Dragon Time. The Dragon Time was hosted by the choir director, Samantha Robillard. The line dancing was taught by her student teacher, Trevor Wiley. Line dancing is a dance most often used to...

Portrait of A Learner Wallpapers

Portrait of A Learner Wallpapers

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019


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When students walked into school on Tuesday, many of them noticed new additions to the cafeteria balcony. New wallpaper was added over the long weekend in order to introduce the Portrait of A Learner initiative the staff has put into place. There was also wallpaper added to the stairs by the offic...

Show Choir Snow Show

Show Choir Snow Show

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

February 17, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The Innovation and Synergy show choirs had a delay on their way home from the Davenport Great River Show Choir Invitational. The show choir Directors made the decision, after talking with Activities Director Joe Nelson, to stop in Newton, Iowa for the night. Due to the short notice, the show choir had t...

BuzzFeed Blocked

BuzzFeed Blocked

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Many students were disappointed on Tuesday when they made the discovery that the website BuzzFeed had been blocked by the district. The majority of students use Buzzfeed as their primary news source, while others use it as their main form of school appropriate entertainment. Students will now have to...