The Black & White

Practice saving habits now

Practice saving habits now

Sarah Caporelli, Staff Writer

May 12, 2014


Filed under Opinion

One day as I was driving to school, it was snowing hard. As I was turning around the bend in my neighborhood, my brakes lost traction and my front right wheel slammed into the curb. The collision dented the rim and messed up the alignment in my steering wheel. The first thought that went through my h...

Take a different look at Goodwill stores

Take a different look at Goodwill stores

Olivia White, Staff Writer

May 12, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Everything that you see at a thrift shop or at Goodwill has a story behind it, a history of its own. These stores sell more than clothes and other “junk." Not only are you saving money at stores like this, but you're also donating to those in need. An amazing feeling can be acquired by helping others...

School security measures need to be raised

Courtney Mithelman, Staff Writer

February 7, 2014


Filed under Opinion

About two months ago, I was coming into school late because I had an appointment that morning. While approaching the fitness center doors to go inside, I saw a man staring into the school trying to get in. I knew that my iPad would unlock the doors, which was only supposed to let students in, not visi...

March for Life, Washington DC

March for Life, Washington DC

Carmen Vajgrt and Mallorie Goodale

February 3, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Photos

Carmen Society often makes us feel like we are alone if we disagree with the status quo. Society makes us feel like we should just sit down and be quiet. When senior Mallorie Goodale and I went to Washington, D.C. for the March for Life, I had no idea that when I got there, our nation's Capitol would be...

Do not be afraid to apply

Do not be afraid to apply

Laura Scieszinski, Editor in Chief

December 23, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Lying in bed at 1 a.m., I toss and turn consumed with thoughts of my final paragraph to my essay of why I want to be a journalist. I should be sleeping, I have a French test tomorrow and a meeting after school, but all I can focus on is where the commas should go and another way to phrase the words...

Socializing: an evolving form of interaction

Aaron Gray, Staff Writer

December 16, 2013


Filed under Opinion

The art of socializing has been around as long as humans. Actually, scratch that; its been around since long before that, before we even hit the monkey stages of our evolution (sorry, theists). The interaction between two or more people as a means of communication predates any form of ancient history,...