Johnston High School - 6500 NW 100th St, Johnston, IA

The Black & White

Johnston High School - 6500 NW 100th St, Johnston, IA

The Black & White

Johnston High School - 6500 NW 100th St, Johnston, IA

The Black & White

2022-2023 Staff

Abigail Wharton
Online Editor

Abigail Wharton

Abigail Wharton, junior, is the online editor for the JHS Black and White. Outside of school and newspaper she runs track and cross country, is an avid reader, works at Scheels, and engages in local politics....

Sidny Pohlman
Staff Writer

Sidny Pohlman

Sidny is a sophomore in her first year of newspaper. In her free time, she enjoys reading, writing, running cross country with her friends, playing basketball, and golfing. When she is not busy with activities, she is usually...

Dory Holms
Staff Writer

Dory Holms

Dory is a sophomore and in her first year of newspaper. She enjoys volunteering for Urbandale Community Action Network in her free time. She also enjoys competing in Irish Dance competitions. When she is not at work or hanging...

Riley Babel
Staff Writer

Riley Babel

Riley is a junior in their first year of Newspaper. They love to write their own books, read, and draw dragons. Their core personality trait is working at Barnes & Noble.

Anna Catlett
Staff Writer

Anna Catlett

Anna Catlett is a sophomore in her first year of the newspaper. Besides writing, she likes to dance, bake, and binge shows in her free time.

Corie Lies
Staff Writer

Corie Lies

Corie Lies is currently a junior in her first year of newspaper and is aiming to be the photographer for the newspaper team. She is always listening to music and spends most of her time with friends or her girlfriend at parks...

Catherine Reiher
Print Editor

Catherine Reiher

Catherine is a senior and this will be her third year in newspaper. She is currently serving as the Print Editor. When she is not stressing about school work, Catherine can be found in a number of extracurriculars. Her interests...

John Kirkpatrick
Sports Editor

John Kirkpatrick

John Kirkpatrick is a junior in his second year of newspaper, and is the acting sports editor. Outside of newspaper he is a part of Boy Scouts and band. In his free time John can be found playing basketball with his friends, p...

Ike Venter

Ike Venter

Ike Venter, junior, is in his first year of Newspaper. He hopes to bring in new ideas to entertain and get a laugh out of his audience. He enjoys spending time with his friends and occasionally skateboarding. He is a trumpet ...

Sydney Hodges

Sydney Hodges

Sydney is a junior in her first year of newspaper. She is involved in basketball and track. In her free time she enjoys hanging out with her friends, reading, spending time outside, and listening to music.

Lily Fleming
Copy Editor

Lily Fleming

In her second year of Newspaper, Lily Fleming is a senior and the Copy Editor of JHS Black & White. Apart from journalism and writing she enjoys reading, drawing, being outside, and all things music. 

Theron Luett
Editor-In-Chief

Theron Luett

Theron Luett is a senior in her third year of newspaper, and is currently the Editor in Chief. When she isn’t busy with newspaper or band, you can find her making art, obsessing over Harry Styles, or working at the Des Moines...

Audrey Allen
Design Editor

Audrey Allen

Audrey is a junior and in her second year of newspaper. She is involved in many things around school like speech, fall play, and musical pit! Outside of school, she loves crocheting, rock climbing, and jigsaw puzzles!

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News-Brief Editor

Allison Christensen

Allie Christensen is a junior in her second year of newspaper, and is the news brief editor. Outside of school, Allie is usually on the tennis court, in the band room, or on her couch scrolling for hours on Netflix only to en...