The Black & White

Boys and Girls Cross Country Open Their Season At Pleasant

The boys Varsity team starts the race in the front. They placed second at the meet only losing to Prairie by six points.

Joel Kellar, Sports Editor

September 10, 2020

The boys and girls varsity and top JV teams opened their season on Saturday September 5, 2020. Both teams started their seasons off well with both JVs winning their meets. The girls varsity won their race and the boys varsity placed second by only six points. The girls JV team that placed first was le...

Positive Covid-19 Case Found in Week One

Noah Gilbert, Photo Editor

September 9, 2020

On Sept. 4, parents and staff received an email about a positive Covid-19 case. The email read, "The Johnston Community School District learned today that a student at JHS has tested positive for COVID-19." They then explained that said student was not in close proximity to other students, which is...

Hybrid Schedule for Week Two

Noah Gilbert, Photo Editor

September 4, 2020

Monday September 7, 2020 is Labor day, meaning there will be no school. Due to this holiday next week's schedule will have a few changes. Tuesday September 8, will be a Purple B-day even. Wednesday September 9, will be a Gold A-day odd. Thursday September 10, will be a gold B-day odd. Friday...

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...