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...

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...

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...

Senior Day

One of the various signs places around the grounds celebrating the 2020 graduating class.

Noah Gilbert, Staff Writer

May 28, 2020

On Wednesday May 27, graduates of the Class of 2020 received their diplomas and dropped off school issued materials in a drive through manner. There were stations monitored by staff where graduates were to drop off athletic uniforms, iPads, library books and any other school items. There were also other...

Cap and Gown Pick Up

Marc Havnen, a Herff Jones Representative, helping to maintain the flow of cap and gown pick up.

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Copy Editor

May 9, 2020

On May 5, 2020 the class of 2020 picked up their graduation caps and gowns. The school had the students come in shifts designated by their last name. The pick up started at 10 am and ended at 1 pm. Each shift was an hour long, A-H went at 10 am to 11 am, I-P went at 11 am to 12 pm, and Q-Z went at 12...