Moore recieves football scholarship from Air Force Academy

Moore recieves football scholarship from Air Force Academy

Faye Smith, Staff Writer
May 18, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Receiving scholarships is an accomplishment for anyone, academically or athletically. Division one athletic programs are some of the hardest programs to be accepted into and having two students from the same high school attend a division one, collegiate program together is a rare occasion. On May...

Greek Recruitment 101

Greek Recruitment 101

Katherine Lindgren, Editor-in-Chief
May 5, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

White works to turn childhood dream into a career reality

Morgan Barnes, Features Editor
May 5, 2017
Filed under Features

Almost everyone had childhood dreams of what they wanted to be when they grew up. But for some, like senior Cody White, these childhood dreams become a reality when they are older. White has had an interest in guns since he was a young boy. While most students will be attending college in the fall to...

Jantzen family experiences German culture on two-month trip

Payton Fenwick, Opinion Editor
May 5, 2017
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In 2016, senior Kristin Jantzen and freshman John Jantzen traveled to Germany with their family for two months. They were enrolled in a local high school to keep their education and German up-to-date. “My brother and I were enrolled in a high school while my dad researched an author named Fontane,...

Yearbook staff works to represent entire student body in book

Katherine Lindgren, Editor-in-Chief
May 5, 2017
Filed under Features

Each school year is filled with events, memories and new people. The yearbook staff works to capture these moments in the pages of their publication to be remembered for years to come. The finished product itself does not give away how hard the staff works behind the scenes to make sure each page is...

Brandt takes gap year to donate time, complete mission work

Caroline Barger, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017
Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Many seniors are used to being asked what their plans are after they graduate, and most give the same general answer. However, senior Karina Brandt has decided to take a different path than most of her peers. In August 2017, Brandt will be leaving for Quito, Ecuador, and plans to stay for 11 months....

Talent show

May 2, 2017
Filed under Broadcasts, Entertainment, Features

Students perform during seminar on Monday, April 24 in the auditorium.

Angolo gives first major lead performance in spring musical “Lucky Stiff”

Angolo gives first major lead performance in spring musical “Lucky Stiff”

Kobi Mathies, J1 Writer
April 21, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Freshman Rai Angolo recently performed in the spring play “Lucky Stiff,” a musical comedy murder mystery. Angolo spent over two months preparing for the show, where he appeared for his first time as a leading role. In Lucky Stiff, Angolo plays Harry Witherspoon, a gawky English shoe salesman....

Banding together: friends connect through music, new album

Banding together: friends connect through music, new album

Taylor Tasaka, J1 Writer
April 21, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Danger No Diving (DND) is no longer just a warning found in the shallow areas of public pools. Thanks to the musical minds of junior Garrett Mick, sophomore Seth Bontrager and junior Richard Regier, Danger No Diving is now a local student band. Mick and Bontrager began composing covers in Bontrager’s...

Sebes dances her way to nationals

Marissa Gauthier, J1 Writer
April 21, 2017
Filed under Features

As a child, sophomore Kate Sebes hid behind her mother’s legs because she was shy. Her mother decided to put her into dance as a way to boost her confidence, and that’s when it all started. Sebes has been dancing for 14 years, doing various types of dance such as ballet, pointe, jazz, contemporary/modern,...

Chemistry club mentors younger students

Chemistry club mentors younger students

April 21, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Science is just another part of the daily life of Chemistry Club students. Senior Brandon Murrell is president of the club and devotes his time to teaching and mentoring the youth in and around Newton. “I enjoy it quite a bit. It is fun to just do some of the experiments without all of the write...

Regier family of six harmonize through music, everyday life

Michaela Regier, Sports Editor
March 17, 2017
Filed under Features

For freshman Eli Regier and senior Addie Regier, a family of six is the perfect size for a band. With their father Ken on bass guitar, mom Amy on vocals, oldest sister Erin on viola and second oldest Austin on banjo, that leaves guitar for Addie and mandolin for Eli for the optimal bluegrass sound. “We...

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