GSA finds new sponsor for club

Macy Rice, Newtonian Opinions Editor

September 8, 2017


Filed under Features

As clubs begin, Spanish teacher Cheryl Loeffler and French teacher Zachary Dent will be sponsoring the Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) club. Last year, when the previous club sponsor left the district, members of GSA were faced with the struggle of finding a replacement sponsor. Members emailed teachers regard...

Zimbabwe to America: Moyo moves from home country during childhood

Gracie Hammond, Newtonian Content Editor

September 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Eight thousand, nine hundred and ninety-five miles. That is the distance between Newton and the life senior Linda Moyo left behind. At the age of eight-years-old, Moyo boarded a plane with her mother and brother to restart their lives America. “I left everybody except for my mom and my brother, which...

Ledesma publishing original poetry book

Ledesma publishing original poetry book

Taylor Tasaka, Staff Writer

September 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Junior Aliah Ledesma’s world was shifted when her family relocated from Garden City to Newton in 2010. This change caused a mixture of emotions that led to an unanticipated seven year journey. The final outcome was ‘Possibility’, a book of Ledesma’s original poetry, that is scheduled to published...

Cap placed on exchange student numbers

Addie Lindenmeyer, Newtonian Asst. Features Editor

September 8, 2017


Filed under Features

Each year, the high school hosts foreign exchange students from all over the world, including countries such as Japan, Germany, Spain, Italy, Thailand, Brazil, Russia and others. This year, however, there has been a limit placed on the number of students allowed due to class sizes and problems acquiring...

Bradley performs in professional show

Erica Beebe, Newtonian Features Editor

September 1, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

On Aug. 27, senior Ellie Bradley performed in ‘Yellow Brick Road to Broadway’ at the Scottish Rite Center in Wichita. The show, her third cabaret and fifth professional show, was a large-scale performance to start the school year. “I was really excited because I took the summer off, for the m...

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


Filed under Features

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.

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