The Black & White

Dragon Head Debacle

Caroline Christensen, Staff Writer

April 19, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

In front of every Johnston school building there are colorful concrete dragon statues guarding the front doors. However, despite the abundance of decorative flaming J's, the whereabouts of the high school's dragon heads remained a mystery. Until recently when the high school’s dragon heads were instal...

L’incendie de la cathédrale Notre-Dame (The burning of the Notre Dame cathedral)

L’incendie de la cathédrale Notre-Dame (The burning of the Notre Dame cathedral)

Cecilia Allemagne, Staff Writer

April 19, 2019


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Notre Dame de Paris was engulfed in flames at around 6:30 PM on Monday, April 15, 2019. While the exact cause of the fire is still unknown, the Paris prosecutors have ruled out arson, meaning the ancient monument was not purposefully set alight. As far as Parisians and the rest of the world know, th...

Suffering through sick days

Suffering through sick days

Kaylee Ross, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019


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Going to school sick is something many students face in order to keep up with grades and classes. Either parents tell them they have to go and push through the day or there may be an important upcoming test. Although grades are the main priority it is important to get rest in order for that nasty cough...

Rolling in the Dough

Rolling in the Dough

Caroline Christensen, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019


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In these divisive times when it is seemingly impossible to reach a general consensus, the American people seem to agree on one thing...college is expensive. In Iowa, the average cost for a four-year public college is an average of $19,548, while a private college education costs $43,921. With tuitio...

Boys Soccer beats Des Moines Roosevelt 1-0 in Extra Time Thriller

Boys Soccer beats Des Moines Roosevelt 1-0 in Extra Time Thriller

Evan Newcomb, Sports Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On a cold and windy night Tuesday night the boys soccer team defeated Des Moines Roosevelt Roughriders 1-0 after two extra time periods when attacker Evan Kilstrom '20 scored the game-winning goal with 1:34 left to play in the match. The boys dominated the entire match and they had quite a few chances...

Digital Photography Students Playing Cards

Digital Photography Students Playing Cards

Kylie Emery, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Students in Andrew McCormick’s Digital Photography class are currently working on taking portrait photos of their peers participating in various activities. Students took photos of their friends playing hacky sack and playing various card games including Go Fish and Rat-slap.