The Black & White

Meet your Candidate: Karin Derry

Meet your Candidate: Karin Derry

October 17, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Disclaimer: The Black & White does not endorse any political candidates. However, it is part of our job to report on relevant and important news, including politics. Karin Derry contacted the Black & White to do an interview. Her opponent has been contacted. "I’m Karin Derry and I’m running for t...

New parking signs in the parking lots

New parking signs in the parking lots

Kara Green, Staff Writer

September 11, 2018


Filed under News

On Thursday September 6th two prime parking spots on the south side of the building in the main parking lot were obstructed. The parking spaces were blocked off by two cones and a stack of large wooden planks. Ryan Woods, Johnston's principal, stated, "I believe Buildings and Grounds were installing...

Seniors continue the elementary school visit tradition

Seniors continue the elementary school visit tradition

Sarah Nelson, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018


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All across the district, the class of 2018 was welcomed to their elementary schools the attended on May 18. Former Lawson elementary seniors were paraded down the halls while current Lawson students lined up on either side. They were given a tour of all the updates of the building done in 2012 rig...

Protest leads to questions of what flags can be flown at school

Protest leads to questions of what flags can be flown at school

Emily Chambers, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018


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Students participated in a walkout April 20, protesting for school safety. The students had varying opinions from wanting gun regulations to honoring the victims from the Florida shooting to wanting to protect the Second Amendment. many students walked out of class to voice their opinions. During...

New attendance policy proves ineffective

New attendance policy proves ineffective

Taryn Kauffman, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018


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When Hanna Peterman '18 came home from school one day, she was approached by her parents. She was told that a letter had been sent home saying she had missed too many days of school. During the first semester Peterman had missed almost the entire month of November due to traveling to Hawaii with her...