The Black & White

  • Science Club- All are welcome to attend the first Science Club Meeting. Thurs., Oct. 4th at 3:00PM in Rm. 222

  • Golden Circle College and Career Fair-Plan to attend Sun., Sept. 23rd from 12:30-3:00PM.

  • FCA will be having a huddle this Wed., Sept. 19th, at the Grimes Sports Complex at 7:00PM

  • GSA- Will meet Thurs., Sept. 20th after school in Mr. Walker’s room

  • Homecoming tickets are on sale in the accounting office for $10 this week.

Girls Win, Boys Finish 4th at Tom Karpan Invite

Girls Win, Boys Finish 4th at Tom Karpan Invite

Evan Newcomb, Sports Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The girls Cross Country team added another meet win to their resume winning the Varsity at the Tom Karpan Invite hosted by Valley High School, they also finished third in the JV race. They won the race without their top five runners from their last meet at Marshalltown and sixth runner Samantha Strauss...

Girls win, Boys disappoint at Bobcat Cross Country Invite

Girls win, Boys disappoint at Bobcat Cross Country Invite

Evan Newcomb, Sports Editor

September 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The girls Cross Country team has started their season of strong with a win in JV and Varsity at the Bobcat Cross Country Invite in Marshalltown. They were lead by two time all-state runner Brooke McKee '20 who won the race with a time of 19:24 and asserted why she is a favorite to win the state meet....

Grant Lair wins 800m at State

Grant Lair wins 800m at State

Jenna Gilbert, Staff Writer

May 23, 2018


Filed under Sports

Grant Lair's '18 heart was pounding as he rounded the curve for the last 100m in his 800m race. The race started off poorly, with a start putting him in last place for the first 200m. He tripped around 170m, which put him even further back. Eventually, he had gotten into third to last position, and...

Naanep wins District Singles Title

Naanep wins District Singles Title

Jack Lucas, Sports Editor

May 17, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Cari Naanep '19 won the girls' district singles title on Wednesday afternoon, qualifying to state in an assertive fashion. This is Naanep's third District title in three years, winning a doubles championship as a freshman and a singles championship as a sophomore. By winning each and every match she...

School board finalizes plans for new baseball/softball complex

School board finalizes plans for new baseball/softball complex

Jack Lucas, Sports Editor

May 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Earlier this year, the school board announced plans to improve the baseball-softball complex through revamping the current baseball facility and building an adjacent softball field in a $3.4 million project. Construction will begin Aug. 2018 and will end May 2019. “The biggest feature will be the fie...

Advanced golf practice facility opens

Advanced golf practice facility opens

Jack Lucas, Sports Editor

April 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

While professional athletes use advanced technology to analyze their game, this equipment commonly is not available to high school, or even college competitors. Science and statistics have revolutionized the way players prepare, and access to this kind of information can give one team th...