Railer News

District survey reveals community concern Students weigh in on issues, give district ratings

Ellen Garrett, Newtonian Asst. Opinions Editor

March 16, 2018

In January 2018, the USD 373 school board conducted a survey in an attempt to discover the reason that the 2017 school bond failed. The survey was sent out over the phone to 400 random heads of households who voted in the bond...

Black Panther gains student approval

Gracie Hammond, Newtonian Content and Photo Editor

March 16, 2018

With an over $290 million opening week, “Black Panther” made waves in the cinematic world. The movie’s opening followed the footsteps of many of Marvel’s previous movies, but quickly outshined them. The opening came only...

4 X 100 relay team looks to repeat success

Meya Green, Newtonian Reporter

March 16, 2018

The girls track team has gotten a necessary amount of attention for their success in recent years and now that the track season is coming up, there are high hopes and standards for these talented women. “We hope to be well-rounded,...

On the rise: students showcase choreography

Macy Rice, Newtonian Opinions Editor

March 16, 2018

Following a six year tradition, eight high school students participated in Bethel College Academy of Performing Arts’ student choreography concert on March 12. Sophomore Emily Brandt worked for two weeks to choreograph a...

Behind the scenes: staff you should know

Taylor Tasaka, Newtonian Reporter

March 16, 2018

Kari Sauerwein Most students use the library without a passing thought, whether it be checking out books for leisure or reserving a book for a project. However, few know the work that goes into maintaining the area. For ...

Students, staff attend anti-oppression training

Caroline Barger, Newtonian Arts & Culture Editor

March 16, 2018

Teachers and students attended the Anti-Oppression Training led by Roots of Justice on March 12. Everyone taking part in the training wanted to gain understanding and have a better perspective on racism by the end of the day....

Newton girls basketball team fall to Salina Central, ends season on bittersweet note

Ben Crump, Newtonian Online Sports Manager

March 4, 2018

The Mustangs played a tight game in the first quarter, but the basketball team met them point for point. Junior DesiRay Kernal would be a big part of that, scoring six of the Railers eight 1st quarter points to give them the 8-7...

Pauls coaches golf for first time without child on team

Kaete Schmidt, Newtonian Asst. Arts & Culture Editor

February 28, 2018

For the first time in seven years, head golf coach Joanie Pauls will not be coaching one of her children. Pauls began coaching girls golf in 2004 and later went on to begin coaching boys golf as well in 2010. Her first year...

Winter sports and activities overview

Emma Pulaski, Reporter

February 23, 2018

Bowling The bowling team will travel to Great Bend on Feb. 23 to compete in regionals. The team competed in both matches and triangulars during the regular season. Boys basketball With substate beginning on Feb. 28, the boys...

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