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Castillo showcases her unique fashion sense

Castillo showcases her unique fashion sense

Caileane Thurston, Reporter May 17, 2022

Senior Stephanie Castillo has always been interested in shopping and figuring out her own unique style. Castillo wears many different kinds of clothing, inside and out of the school and purchases many...

Koontz follows family footsteps

Koontz follows family footsteps

Addie Clayton, Reporter May 17, 2022

Figuring out what to do after high school can be a hard decision for anyone. As the school year comes to a close, seniors are finalizing their plans for after graduation. Whether they are going straight...

Alumni Feature #2 - Lupita Gonzalez

Alumni Feature #2 – Lupita Gonzalez

Annika Yoder, Reporter April 11, 2022

Lupita Gonzalez, assistant professor of psychology at Allegheny College, graduated from Newton High School in 2010. Gonzalez was the creator of a course at Allegheny titled Psychology of BIPOC, black,...

Alumni Feature #1 - Angela Parrish

Alumni Feature #1 – Angela Parrish

Annika Yoder, Reporter April 11, 2022

In 2004, highly esteemed songwriter, composer and recording artist, Anglea Parrish graduated from Newton High School. Parrish is most well known for singing “Another Day of Sun,” the opening song in...

Jones finds creative outlet through pottery

Jones finds creative outlet through pottery

Caileane Thurston, Reporter April 9, 2022

Excelling inside of the classroom and out, junior Leigh Jones has become heavily interested in ceramics while being a part of the class this school year. Many, teachers and students alike, say she is very...

Music lovers reflect on concerts

Music lovers reflect on concerts

Elly Green, Print Production Manager April 9, 2022

Concerts have long been enjoyed by the general public since they made their first appearances in the late 17th century. It is reported that the first concert that required admission was by English violinist...

Newton Area Women of the Year scholarship recipients

Newton Area Women of the Year scholarship recipients

Ann Pomeroy, Newtonian Editor-in-Chief April 8, 2022

Each year the graduating class is bombarded with various activities and responsibilities that must be completed prior to walking across the stage for graduation. While these final assignments, projects...

Exchange students experience American spring break

Exchange students experience American spring break

Annika Yoder, Reporter April 8, 2022

Just after the third quarter ends, students head off to enjoy their spring breaks. For many students, this is a time for vacationing and many decide to take trips over the week-long break. For spring break...

Kyla Miller poses alongside students with the Zero Reasons Why campaign poster.

Counseling department expands

Caileane Thurston, Reporter February 10, 2022

NHS has officially named a new therapist for the remainder of the 2021-2022 school year and for future years, Kyla Miller. While there are many social workers and other counselors currently employed and...

Piglets on campus

Piglets on campus

Caileane Thurston, Reporter February 9, 2022

As of 2022, NHS has a new set of four-legged creatures just outside of the main campus. Brought to campus by senior Reagan Gay, the pigs will serve as a key component to Gay’s Supervised Agriculture...

Gary the Gecko!

Gary the Gecko!

Annika Yoder, Reporter February 7, 2022

In January, Newton High School business teacher, Amanda Gillespie, decided that she wanted to own her first gecko. Her leopard gecko, Gary Littlefoot, was brought into her classroom soon after and he quickly...

English department grows

English department grows

Eris Rindt, Newtonian Social Media Manager January 28, 2022

Flipping the page into the new year, 2022 brings a new teacher to the English department, who was once a student at NHS herself. Alumni Lydia Deckert, NHS class of 2016, graduated ready to pursue a career...

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