The Black & White

Girls basketball win, boys basketball lose by 15

Girls basketball win, boys basketball lose by 15

Cameron DeRoos, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The boys and girls varsity basketball team both played Waukee on Tuesday Dec. 4. The girls won their matchup with second ranked Waukee by eight with a final score of 49-41. The boys didn't have the same success losing by 15 by a final score of 52-37. The girls impove to 5-1 after the win, while Waukee go...

Fall Fashion 2018

Kaylee Ross, staff writer

November 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Celebrity Influence: Beneficial for Society

Celebrity Influence: Beneficial for Society

Benjamin Williams, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

On October 7th, Taylor Swift shared an Instagram post encouraging her followers to register to vote in her home state, Tennessee. Following this post, voter registration spiked in Tennessee dramatically, especially amongst 18-24 year olds, which are Swift’s key demographic. An estimated 65,000 18-24 year ...

Open period in the case of emergencies

Open period in the case of emergencies

Karla Lopez, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

When people think of open periods they think time to go home early, go out to eat, or just catch up on homework. What most people do not think about is what to do during emergencies. Do people even know what to do? Especially when there is an intruder lockdown. The questions they ask themselves...

Girls finish Second at State, Boys finish Ninth

Girls finish Second at State, Boys finish Ninth

Evan Newcomb, Sports Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The girls cross country team finished second at the state meet Oct. 27 in Fort Dodge. They lost in heartbreaking fashion losing by one point to champions Southeast Polk who had 79 points to their 80 points. Brooke McKee '20 got her third all-state finish and her third top five placement finishing third...

Johnston eliminates Cedar Rapids Prairie

Johnston eliminates Cedar Rapids Prairie

Cameron DeRoos, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In their first game of the 2018 playoffs the Dragon football team played against the Cedar Rapids Prairie Hawks. Both Johnston and Cedar Rapids entered the playoffs with a regular season record of 7-2, but after the game Johnston's record comes out to be 8-2 with its losses against Dowling and Waukee. Joh...