News

Moore named permanent principal for 2017-18 school year

Macy Rice and Faye Smith

Interim principal Lisa Moore was voted to be the permanent principal by the Newton Public School Board for the 2017-18 school year on Feb. 13. Prior to the meeting, Moore was uncertain whether she would retain the position as principal. “There’s always worry. You don’t know what other candidates will bring to the table, what experience they have, how they would interact with our staff, and...

March 17

New changes to bell schedule to help employees, students

Erica Beebe, Entertainment Co-Editor

Due to recent changes, the printed edition of the 2017-18 bell schedule was incorrect. The Newtonian staff regrets this error. This online schedule is accurate. NHS 2017-2018 Bell Schedule Next year, students will be unable to wake up at 7:50 a.m. and still make it to school on time. Principal Lisa Moore has made adjustments in the school day schedule for next year, which will include an earl...

March 17

District bond includes possible renovation of high school

Kaete Schmidt, Reporter

During the USD 373 school board meeting on Feb. 13, several bonds were presented concerning different forms of renovation for the high school and other schools in the district. The school board voted to allow the bond to go through, however, they have not yet decided when to hold the election where the decision will be made on a specific renovation. A bond is a method of borrowing money in order...

March 17

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Staff Ed

  • Freedom of press now more important than ever March 17
  • America a melting pot for all February 16
  • Be aware of college security environment January 27
  • Choose college based on self, not others December 21

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Opinion

  • Learning foreign language earlier in life stimulates brain growth March 17
  • Making jokes about suicide unacceptable March 17
  • Take advantage of living in small town March 17
  • Church should support spiritual relationship over ritual behaviors March 17

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Features

  • Regier family of six harmonize through music, everyday life March 17
  • Bergman siblings share workplace, other common interests March 17
  • Upper-level French students prepare for collegiate learning March 17
  • Wenger leads Robotics as captain March 17

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Entertainment

  • Committing to cruelty free: brands without animal testing March 17
  • National nutrition month: how health-conscious are your food choices? March 17
  • Thrift Shopping: Staffers Take on Trends for Less March 17
  • Spring break staycations: Kansas day trips and activities March 17

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Polls

How often do you hear or make jokes about suicide in your day-to-day routine?

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Photos

Behind the Scenes: Building of Lucky Stiff Set

Behind the Scenes: Building of Lucky Stiff Set

Alaina Stucky, Railroader Staffer
March 17

Students in Intro to Drama help in the set production for Lucky Stiff

Boys Sub-State Basketball

Boys Sub-State Basketball

Gaby Lara, Railroader Photographer
March 17

The boys basketball team faced Valley Canter at sub-state on March 2.  

Girls Swimming

Girls Swimming

Alexis Hightower, Railroader Staffer
March 17

The second day of girls swimming practice held at Newton High School on February 28, 2017.

Broadcasts

Spring break in Newton

Staying in town for spring break does not have to be a drag. Here's a few things that can be done in Newton, Kan. ...

Azteca Dance Troupe to travel, perform throughout Europe

While many clubs fundraise to take trips, the Azteca Dance Troupe has taken a different route and will not only be taking a trip abroad, but will be performing...

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Yearbook

Order your yearbook now!

Order your yearbook now!

Watch this promotional video to see a preview of the cover, spreads and other photos included this year! Staff members give you reasons to purchase! Feb. 17 is the ...

February 9

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