Seeing Double

Addie Lindenmeyer, Newtonian Managing Editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under Features

One womb, two people and six pairs for a total of 12 people roaming the halls of Newton High School. People may be enlightened when they hear that they can cancel that eye appointment they had scheduled- they might actually be seeing double. Unlike any other pair of twins attending the high school,...

Edson Falls Ill with Wegner’s

Benton Dreasher, Newtonian Reporter

December 17, 2018


Filed under Features

Peculiar medical cases are often seen as abnormal. Such anomalies were presented when junior Maddie Edson fell ill in late September 2018. Although students may have heard about Edson’s ailment and extended absence, they may not know the extent of it. Edson fell ill with Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis,...

Welcome Home

Welcome Home

Kaete Schmidt, Newtonian Graphics Manager

December 17, 2018


Filed under Features

Teacher, coach, dad; these are all titles that business teacher Tyler Swalley now possesses. For the last few months, Swalley and his wife have been caring for three foster children. Although not so well-known or openly broadcast, Swalley’s plan to be a part of the foster care system had been in the...

Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes

Kaeden Thurber, Newtonian Reporter

December 17, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Drama teacher Jessica Heidrick has had her fair share of experience in the theatre world. Taking advantage of the opportunities that her high school offered, Heidrick worked her way from Wichita North High School to Baltimore, Maryland. where she taught for a private theatre company. Returning to...

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


Filed under Features, Showcase

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


Filed under Features

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


Filed under Features, Showcase

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


Filed under Features

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...

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