Blaufuss attends Youth Senate Program

Blaufuss attends Youth Senate Program

Faye Smith, Editor-in-chief

March 7, 2019


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As a child, junior Eli Blaufuss was always interested in history. Each Christmas he received multiple books, even an entire retelling of the history of war. Little did he know that his passion for history and American Civics would lead him to become a delegate for one of the most prestigious programs...

Nature through a lens

Nature through a lens

March 7, 2019


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*Click* sounds the shutter of a camera that is capturing an American Kestrel, a falcon which is most commonly found in North America, with anticipation, the photographer looks down at the screen of his camera, and lets out a sigh of relief. This was the exact scenario sophomore Logan Headings experi...

Love is in the air

Love is in the air

Ellen Garrett, Newtonian Content Editor

March 7, 2019


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Known to many as “the Bread Chick”, senior Quinn Rhodes and Hesston High School senior Lulu Williams have turned onto a new entrepreneurial venture. The pair plans to take a cross-country road trip this summer to celebrate their high school graduation. To fundraise for this occasion, Rhodes and W...

Queer Student Profile

Queer Student Profile

Ellen Garrett, Newtonian Content Editor

March 1, 2019


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IRVIN ZAMORA GALVAN: From preparing to move from Colorado to Kansas to realizing he was gay, junior Irvin Zamora Galvan had an eighth grade year full of changes. Shortly after this self discovery, Zamora Galvan came out of the closet to his school. “In Colorado it was just like ‘It’s eighth grade, I’m go...

19 Questions with 2019 winter homecoming candidates

19 Questions with 2019 winter homecoming candidates

Faye Smith and Addie Lindenmeyer

February 4, 2019


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Get to know your the six winter sports candidates as they answer 19 questions from The Newtonian staff. ...

Seeing Double

Addie Lindenmeyer, Newtonian Managing Editor

December 17, 2018


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

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