BCAPA Haunt Fest Oct. 27

BCAPA Haunt Fest Oct. 27

Natalie Kuhn, Newtonian Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Features, Photos, Showcase

On Saturday Oct. 27, the Bethel College Academy of Performing Arts dance students, performed their annual Haunt Fest at the Bethel Performing Arts Center for families in Newton. The Haunt Fest consisted of four different dance performances by multiple skill level classes, a children's costume contest, a...

Students compete in math competition, place in top 50 percent

Students compete in math competition, place in top 50 percent

Natalie Kuhn and Addie Lindenmeyer

October 29, 2018


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While Emporia State University students were going about their regular days, high school students from surrounding towns attended the annual Math Day Competition on Oct. 24. Students in Pre-Calculus, Advanced Placement (AP) Calculus and Algebra II were presented with the opportunity to attend this even...

Beating the Odds

Beating the Odds

Emma Pulaski, Newtonian Sports Manager

October 11, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

As seniors Alexis Felix and Angel Silveyra spent the day with friends in Wichita on March 23, they never could have anticipated what would soon lead to months of worry and recovery. Felix and Silveyra, along with two other friends, were involved in a car accident that resulted in many physical and e...

Gifted students for dummies

Gifted students for dummies

Natalie Kuhn, Newtonian Reporter

October 11, 2018


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A gifted student is often perceived by their peers as peculiar or an overachiever, but according Newton Public Schools Gifted Services powerpoint; Best Practices, “a gifted student is one who posses a form of higher thinking from early on in their education and displays a desire for complex learning”. Gifted...

It’s a Classic

It’s a Classic

Faye Smith, Newtonian Editor-in-chief

October 11, 2018


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For most coming-of-age teens, purchasing a car is one of the first steps to adulthood; finally getting a grasp at driving by themselves, instead of driving in a mini-van with a parent yelling in their ears. Instead of purchasing a new or contemporary used vehicle, three students have invested their ti...

Fall Fest brings together players, community, performers

Ellen Garrett, Marco Aramburu, Addie Lindenmeyer, and Benton Dreasher

August 27, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Sports

Like any annual event, Fall Fest is a mixture of tradition, preparation and nerves. It brings forth different thoughts and feelings for its participants and supporters, which can vary from year to year. This year’s activities began with a volleyball scrimmage in Willis Gym. “[Fall Fest] helps b...

On the rise: students showcase choreography

Macy Rice, Newtonian Opinions Editor

March 16, 2018


Filed under Features

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 ten person dance, which she also performed in. Brandt got the idea of choreographing...

Behind the scenes: staff you should know

Taylor Tasaka, Newtonian Reporter

March 16, 2018


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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 assistant librarian Kari Sauerwein, the work is worth it. ¨It varies day-to-d...

Shootings prompt national school walk-out

Shootings prompt national school walk-out

Payton Fenwick, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

March 16, 2018


Filed under Features

Following the devastating Feb. 14 shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School, there is currently a nationwide call to social and political reform. Among these was the organization of a national student-led walkout, which Newton students participated in on March 14. Approximately 150 students...

Moyo recognized by House of Representatives, Senate

Moyo recognized by House of Representatives, Senate

Ben Crump, Newtonian Online Sports Manager

February 28, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

As the state president of Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG), senior Linda Moyo has many responsibilities. Moyo, along with 220 other students from across Kansas, visited state legislature buildings in Topeka on Feb. 21 as a part of their capital day. “We got to go to the House of Representati...

Regier plays for local renowned ensemble

Regier plays for local renowned ensemble

February 23, 2018


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As one of the youngest musicians in the Mid Kansas Jazz Ensemble, sophomore Eli Regier is a little fish in a big pond. He has played the alto saxophone for over five years, an instrument that was created to be one of the most powerful and vocal of the woodwinds. Regier also plays a variety of other instruments,...

Ventura creates beats to sell to rappers

Meya Green, Reporter

February 23, 2018


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In the rising rap industry, young entrepreneurs are earning money through creating and selling ‘beats.’ Music artists use these beats in their songs as background noise to their raps. Junior Orlando Ventura has joined this movement and is now making money from selling his beats online. “I use...

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