The Black & White

Activities Resume

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Copy Editor

May 20, 2020

On May 20, Governor Kim Reynolds announced in her 11 a.m. press conference that all high school activities and learning can resume on June 1. Summer activities would include things like baseball and softball.

JCSD Secondary Grading

Noah Gilbert, Staff Writer

May 20, 2020

The Johnston Community School District released their plan on secondary grading for the spring semester.  Students will automatically receive “p” or “pass” if they have a letter grade of D or higher, if students have a non passing grade (a letter grade of F), a grade of “NM” or “no ...

Tentative Graduation Date Set

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher

May 9, 2020

The school had to postpone the commencement ceremony for the Class of 2020 due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The school has since sent out an email regarding the fate of graduation. As of now, the in-person graduation has been set to occur on June 27, 2020 at the Knapp Center. However, the district wanted...

Continuous Learning Plan

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Copy Editor

April 22, 2020

As a part of the continuous learning plan the district has created a new website where students can find updates from their teachers on their lessons, assignments and plans for the upcoming weeks. The google-site created is accessible at the top of each district school's homepage. The high school's can...

Women Should Not Be In the Draft

Ramayana Kazazic, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

The draft has been a long debated discussion in the United States, especially when it comes to women registering for it. Many people consider enlisting women in the draft as another step towards equality without realizing what that "equality" would mean for our country. Not only are there problems with...