The Black & White

Marching to the beat of success

Marching to the beat of success

Hannah Crooks, Staff writer

November 12, 2014

At the start of the marching band season, the drumline members could tell it was going to be a successful year, in more ways than one. "There's a breadstick record at Fazoli's," junior and drumline member Sarah Henry said, "And we were determined to beat it. One day, we went and we ate all 80 breadsticks....

Boys’ and girls’ cross country excels at state

Boys’ and girls’ cross country excels at state

Anne Rogers, Editor-in-chief

November 5, 2014

The boys' and girls' cross country teams dominated the state cross country meet Nov. 1, with the girls bringing home their first state championship title in history and the boys bringing home a third place title. The meet was held in Fort Dodge. Among the many accomplishments both teams had, sophomore...

Day spent in art class

Day spent in art class

November 3, 2014

During Daniel Weiss' sixth hour class, many different projects are underway, such as a mural in the hallway, a French Collage of a photograph, and developing film.

Dragons defeat Ankeny Centennial in play-off blowout

Dragons defeat Ankeny Centennial in play-off blowout

Carly Kinning, Online Editor-in-chief

November 3, 2014

The Dragons' varsity football team beat Ankeny Oct. 29 in their first playoff game of the season. The final score of the game was 34-6. The Dragons were able to pull ahead early in the game with a score of 17-0 at the end of the half. The Ankeny Centennial Jaguars remained scoreless until the fourth...

Potential abduction false alarm

Potential abduction false alarm

Anne Rogers, Head Editor-in-chief

October 31, 2014

The Johnston Police Department held a live press conference on the news around 10:50 to inform the community that the alleged abduction was a misunderstanding. According to KCCI, the police department released a statement saying, "The Johnston Police Department has been able to identify the persons...

District sends out email informing about potential abduction

District sends out email informing about potential abduction

Natalie Larimer, Online Sub-Editor

October 31, 2014

Around 7:15 a.m. on Oct. 31, two unknown Johnston students reported a potential abduction. An email was sent out to all parents and teachers from JCSD and an announcement was made to the first hour classes to double check attendance. A long list of students was called down to the attendance office to c...