The Black & White

New gaming regulations initiated

Paige Cramer, Editor in Chief

February 11, 2013


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School officials asked students not to play shooting games or games suggesting violence at  school. The discretion of what is acceptable is left up to each individual teacher. An e-mail through Infinite Campus sent out to all the students and parents Feb. 5 explained the game policies when at school...

Grease trap causes unpleasant smell

Jeremy Caracci, Staff Writer

February 11, 2013


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“Sweet Honey,” a grease trap cleaning company, cleaned out the grease trap on the west side of the high school Friday, Feb. 8. This caused an unpleasant smell both inside and outside. Sweet Honey cleans the grease trap four times a year. “Since they’re outside, they just come and do it,”...

Updating school apps not allowed

Laura Scieszinski, Editor in Chief

February 10, 2013


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For legal reasons, students cannot update the school-bought apps on their iPads by themselves. The school has to retain ownership of these apps, therefore student access to downloading is not permissible. However, updating the apps on each iPad is planned for the future. The apps are planned to be...

Hennes creates DAGVRAI

Courtney Mithelman

February 8, 2013


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On Feb. 4, the Dragons Annual Great Virtual Run/Walk Across Iowa began. This program is encouraging people in the Johnston Community to be active. Cross country coach Patrick Hennes came up with this program. DAGVRAI will take you approximately 344 miles across Iowa. This is mapped from the Missouri...

Talent for a cause

Talent for a cause

Katelyn Lunders, Staff Writer

February 8, 2013


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This year marked the second annual talent show for Johnston’s Big Give. Members of the talent show committee are sophomores Hailey Cooper and Senad Besic, juniors Shelby Fechner and Katrina Fey, and junior and head of the committee Craig O’Keefe. Johnston’s Big Give is an annual fundraiser held...

Students flip over pancakes

Students flip over pancakes

Ellen Bennett

February 7, 2013


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Once a student had "JBG" written on his or her hand by a student council member, the student could enter the cafeteria for all you can eat pancakes. JBG stands for Johnston's Big Give and the pancake breakfast on Feb. 6 was a part of it. Tickets were $5 for all you can eat pancakes, milk, and juic...