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Freshmen, Kalleigh Davis, Gracie Newhouse, Brynn Budde, Chaylee Nash, and Pozzi Krehbiel pose for a picture after a softball game.

Freshman Expectations Vs Reality

Regan Hirsh, Editor-In-Chief May 21, 2024

  Freshman year brings an intense new lifestyle to many students with new classes, teachers, expectations, and an entirely new building to navigate. Through a short 10 months of school, freshmen...

Malissa Oum and her mom inside their business Newton Donuts

Local family businesses impact NHS students

Bailey Rhodes, Reporter April 22, 2024

Though many students have jobs in high school, some students might be expected to help out a little more. There are numerous Newton High School students whose families own many businesses around town.  Senior...

Entz, with a beaming smile, is excited for her first day of work as a new teacher at Newton High School.

Almost Done: New teachers reflect on first year at NHS

Nery Sanchez, Reporter April 2, 2024

Time is an endless construct, taking place worldwide and working in mysterious ways. Getting excited for big events in time is natural, especially when the end of school is around the corner and the preparations...

Madeleine Riley and Chase Camarena enjoy their time together at a KC Cheifs Game

NHS teacher couples share what it’s like working together

Nery Sanchez, Reporter March 28, 2024

Newton High School is a nest for many types of relationships, professional, formal and even romantic. Among those relationships, one that stands out the most is the loving relationship among teachers. Currently,...

Seniors Natalie (top left) and Anahi Sanchez (bottom right) pose with handmade posters outside of Newton High School to celebrate their college acceptances.

Sanchez twins receive scholarships to prestigious universities

Annika Yoder, Online Editor March 28, 2024

The Sanchez twins defied the odds as they both secured scholarships to prestigious universities earlier this year, proving that hard work and determination can lead to high success after high school. Next...

English teacher Ryan Kopper brainstorming with NHS students during writing society.

Faythe creates publishing company

Addie Clayton, Print Production Editor March 28, 2024

Every person has a story and every person’s story matters, is a phrase English teacher Kynda Faythe lives by. Faythe loves to read and write just about anything from journals to horror fiction. In the...

Junior Finn McHughes, Senior Ayden Stockham, Freshman Emma Vidan, Mentor Jim Rippe, and Coach Alan Vermilyea, test and analyze their prototype for a launching mechanism for the upcoming tournament.

RaileRobotics works on new robot for upcoming season tournaments

Nery Sanchez, Reporter February 29, 2024

Hearing the sounds of mechanical whirring, keyboards clacking and the sounds of soldering all while working tirelessly for the goal of building a top-notch robot that can conquer the upcoming challenges...

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...

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