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Hendrickson participates in pagaents

Libby Crawford, Newtonian Reporter

November 13, 2019

Toddlers in Tiaras, a pageant show that aired from 2009 to 2016 that did in fact depict toddlers wearing tiaras, implanted the pageant bug in many young women. Freshman Gracie Hendrickson happens to be one of them. The show inspired her to begin participating in pageants. Her mother, however, was not...

Counselors assist students in college application

Counselors assist students in college application

Ellen Miller Garrett, Newtonian Online Manager

October 30, 2019

As October comes to a close, it also marks the end of College Application Month. During this month counselors offered themselves to students to assist in their applications. While students are always allowed to go to their counselor for college application help, this was also used to encourage students...

Students describe immigrant culture

Students describe immigrant culture

Daniel Gonzalez-Arevalo, Newtonian Reporter

October 28, 2019

Immigration has been a hot topic for the past few years. It is one of the most talked about topics in the news and media. Everyone seems to have an opinion in regards to the topic and will fight to defend it. Not everyone however knows what it is like to be raised by a family of immigrants. Sophomores...

Edwards competes in MMA tournaments

Edwards competes in MMA tournaments

Kati Blaylock, Newtonian Reporter

October 26, 2019

As children, everybody had something they aspired to be when they got older. For 5-year-old Maylee Edwards, her dream was to fight. Now a junior, Edwards has been Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighting for 11 years. MMA is a form of fighting in which each opponent can strike anywhere and with any part of t...

Students attend World Language Fair

Students attend World Language Fair

Elly Green, Newtonian Reporter

October 26, 2019

The school offers three world language classes, ranging from Spanish to French to German. All of these classes are available to students in varying levels of difficulty, an example being Spanish I, Spanish II, Spanish III, going to Spanish V, but those classes (in addition to German and French) are the...

Passion for music inspires student creation

Passion for music inspires student creation

Daniel Gonzalez-Arevalo, Newtonian Reporter

October 18, 2019

Music is something that can be heard almost everywhere. It can even be created by tapping your fingers on a table and making a catchy sound. However, few people understand the process of working for long periods of time trying to create something that is appealing enough for everyone to enjoy. Seniors...

Lujano, Hamm breed fish as FFA project

Lujano, Hamm breed fish as FFA project

Benton Dreasher, Newtonian Reporter

October 18, 2019

Often times, it is easier to learn when the subject one is studying is of interest to them. This is exemplified in juniors Drake Hamm and Cole Lujano\; both having an interest in fishing, whether it be competitive or casually, now are taking on an attempt to breed fish as an FFA project. Hamm and Lujano...

Kennell receives Commended Student distinction

Kennell receives Commended Student distinction

Ann Pomeroy, Newtonian Reporter

October 17, 2019

Every year, sophomores and juniors gather in the lecture hall to participate in the PSAT. Students enter the National Merit Scholarship competition by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). Senior Joshua Kennell was recognized as a Commended Student with the...

Get to Know 2019-20 Exchange Students

Get to Know 2019-20 Exchange Students

Matt Olson, Newtonian Staffer

October 8, 2019

Laura Nervi, Italy Laura Nervi is one of the twelve foreign exchange students enrolled in the 2019-20 school year. While growing up in Italy, Nervi loved American movies and wanted to compare her high school experiences to the ones she saw in films. “I felt like I wanted to be in American dream in a s...

Homecoming Candidates face off in game of ‘Most Likely to’

Homecoming Candidates face off in game of ‘Most Likely to’

September 23, 2019

Watch as the 2019 Homecoming candidates answer questions about themselves and their partner. Jaden Anton & Eli Blaufuss Maddie Edson & Drake Henrich Addie Lindenmeyer & Mikey Smith ...

Railaires host ‘Glow Ride’

Railaires host ‘Glow Ride’

Ann Pomeroy, Newtonian Staffer

September 17, 2019

On Sept. 13, the Railaires hosted a glow ride to help fundraise for their upcoming Disney World trip. The 2019-2020 Railaires consist of 24 students in total, 12 females and 12 males. The Railaires are led by choir teacher Amy Ives. Glow ride participants were assigned the task of decorating their...

Williams participates in 104 mile bike ride

Williams participates in 104 mile bike ride

Libby Crawford, Newtonian Reporter

September 6, 2019

Debate, forensics and speech teacher David Williams took on a goal he has been training for since July 2019. A 60 mile bike ride that turned into a 104 mile bike ride. Williams showed an interest in biking years before and is now getting back into riding them. Lots of morning bike rides, being chased...

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