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Murry becomes first NHS girls wrestling state placer

Murry becomes first NHS girls wrestling state placer

Lucy Buller, Reporter March 5, 2021

On Feb. 25, sophomore Jaymie Murry made history as the first female wrestler from NHS to ever place at state. After just two years of wrestling, Murry’s hard work has paid off as she placed sixth in...

Ambitious freshman opens Etsy shop

Ambitious freshman opens Etsy shop

Ann Pomeroy, Newtonian Editor-in-Chief March 5, 2021

Most high school students find themselves overwhelmed balancing everyday tasks such as school, extracurricular activities and work and could never imagine opening their own business. For freshman Abby...

Students engage in animal care

Students engage in animal care

Kati Blaylock, Reporter January 27, 2021

Having animals in the Agriculture barn is something that students are not unfamiliar with at NHS. After having a cow in previous years, students in Future Farmers of America (FFA) have decided to take...

Railer Boy Scouts soar through ranks

Railer Boy Scouts soar through ranks

Elly Green, Reporter January 27, 2021

When most people think of boy scouts they think of a younger generation, however, there are plenty of high school boy scout participants. Even a few high schoolers hold the Eagle Scout title. Eagle Scouts...

Assistant principal Gregory Dietz poses with this newly obtained award on Dec. 11.

Dietz is awarded Assistant Principal of the Year

Assistant Principal Gregory Dietz has been working in administration at the high school for 22 years. After the 2020-2021 school year, Dietz plans to retire after working to create a positive impact and...

Bookout crosses the 100 mile marker.

Bookout runs 24 hour race

Eris Rindt, Reporter November 30, 2020

Running a 24 hour race is seemingly impossible for most but for Social Studies teacher and head cross country coach DJ Bookout this is a dream of the past. The name of this 109 mile race is the Kansas...

Senior Luke Schmidt (gray) talks to various members of the cross country team at the Oct. 3 home meet.

Schmidt participates in state cross country

Elly Green, Reporter November 19, 2020

The high school boys cross country team celebrated sending senior Luke Schmidt to the state cross country meet in Augusta. Although the entire team did not qualify for state, they were extremely proud...

New staff feature: Steve Hamersky

New staff feature: Steve Hamersky

Elly Green, Reporter October 9, 2020

After the departure of Student Resource Officer (SRO) Officer Salmons, the high school was in need of a fresh face to patrol the halls. Steve Hamersky, deputy at the Newton Police Department, offered his...

Senior Lindsey Antonowich poses for junior Olivia Adams during a summer photo shoot.

Adams starts photography business

Libby Crawford, Reporter October 9, 2020

Finding a hidden talent and creating a business out of it may not be something that is possible for everyone. Junior Olivia Adams found her passion for photography by taking a simple journalism class and...

Senior Enyisha Peterson faces the camera while giving her candidate speech on Sept. 15.  Candidate speeches were prerecorded in order to abide by social distancing guidelines.

Student council elects new members

Eris Rindt, Reporter October 5, 2020

Student council is facing some changes this year with new presidents, more students joining STUCO and Covid-19. Student council elections occured last week and the elected members were announced september...

Hodge starts tie-dye business

Hodge starts tie-dye business

Daniel Gonzalez-Arevalo, Reporter October 5, 2020

Summer vacation, what many students often look forward to all throughout the school year. Longer days, shorter nights, and more importantly no school. With not having to commit to school during the weekdays...

Homecoming candidates 2020

Kati Blaylock, Elly Green, and Libby Crawford September 30, 2020

The 2020 homecoming candidates participate in various activities to introduce themselves to the student body. Based off of a satire Tik Tok trend, the candidates state who they would like to win king/queen...

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