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Senior Esmeralda Posada in one of her senior pictures.
Photo by Nesbeth Ramirez-Bencomo

Posada receives full tuition scholarship to Southwestern College

Nadiya Avendano, Reporter February 6, 2024

Esmeralda Posada, a senior at Newton High School, is ready to take on college. Posada recently received a full tuition scholarship to Southwestern College, which will cover her tuition for all four years...

Seniors Nick, Haley, Zach Ruth dress up for prom of 2021

Twins and triplets share their experiences

Nery Sanchez, Reporter January 8, 2024

There is a camaraderie among the twins and triplets who attend Newton High School together. Having someone from the beginning of birth to hang out with forms a strong relationship. Twins and triplets...

Senior women couple with underclassmen

Senior women couple with underclassmen

Mateya McCord, Design Coordinator January 8, 2024

Younger guys are dating older girls at Newton High School. Specifically, senior girls are dating juniors and sophomores. The term for an older girl dating a younger guy is a “cougar,” and the guy would...

Junior Amaree Henderson is expecting

Junior Amaree Henderson is expecting

Mia Malcolm, Reporter December 22, 2023

“I am due December 19, 2023,” junior Amaree Henderson said. In early April of 2023, Henderson found out she was pregnant as a sophomore at 16 years old. She expects a baby boy with a secret name. She...

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Creative writing class publishes student-produced novel

Lindsay Schepmann, Reporter December 21, 2023

English and creative writing teacher Kynda Faythe has been teaching intermittently for the past 20 years. Since the fall of 2021, she has begun a book launch in her creative writing class. This project...

Between events, BPA members take the chance to relax

BPA members participate in annual regional competition

Bailey Rhodes, Reporter December 21, 2023

Newton High School offers a wide range of activities students can participate in, from the different sports to the many different academic programs. However, one program students might not know about is...

Junior Natalie Cassant performs as Snow Queen in the 2023 Nutcracker performance on Sunday, December 10 at the Krehbiel Auditorium.

NHS dancers perform in local Nutcracker production

December 18, 2023

Every other year Newton Dance Connections hosts an engaging performance of the popular two-act classical ballet, The Nutcracker. Krehbiel Auditorium, on the Bethel College campus, hosted the show this...

Nick Ruth hugs his mom on Senior Night. The Railers played Campus on Oct. 13

Ruth earns coveted football recruitment spot

Anna Lakey, Reporter December 18, 2023

As seniors find their way through their last year of high school, they are deciding where they want to go and what they want to pursue. Nick Ruth, a senior at Newton High School, has already been accepted...

Eicheschule (German High School)

World from a flipped perspective

Emelia Mosqueda, Reporter November 13, 2023

Newton High School has gained a lot of students from different countries coming to attend American high school. Some of these students are here for a full year, while others are exclusively from Germany...

Kioski poses for his song cover No Introduction

Kenny Kioski explores his rap career

Nery Sanchez, Social Media Manager November 13, 2023

In the world of music, it's very hard not to find a genre that fits someone’s style. Junior Kenny Kioski found his true calling in rap music. From working in a tabloid to becoming a rap lord, Kioski...

Athletic trainer, Katrina Steiner and her student athletic trainers. From left senior Evelyn Gaertner, athletic trainer Katrina Steiner, freshman Leah Weldon, junior Cadalina Blasi, senior Brooklynn Black, freshman Katie Schmidt.

The growing athletic training program at NHS

Taylor Rose, Reporter November 6, 2023

For all kids in high school, secondary goals are something that is often considered all the time. A few kids from Newton High School have goals of someday pursuing a career in the medical field and are...


German students plan first trip since COVID pandemic

Regan Hirsh, Ad Manager May 10, 2023

On May 29, nine students and German teacher Nanette Bergen will be taking off to visit Germany. The students will be spending 11 days and 10 nights in Germany visiting many different places within the...

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