On the rise: students showcase choreography

Macy Rice, Newtonian Opinions Editor

March 16, 2018


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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


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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...

Shootings prompt national school walk-out

Shootings prompt national school walk-out

Payton Fenwick, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

March 16, 2018


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Following the devastating Feb. 14 shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School, there is currently a nationwide call to social and political reform. Among these was the organization of a national student-led walkout, which Newton students participated in on March 14. Approximately 150 students...

Moyo recognized by House of Representatives, Senate

Moyo recognized by House of Representatives, Senate

Ben Crump, Newtonian Online Sports Manager

February 28, 2018


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As the state president of Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG), senior Linda Moyo has many responsibilities. Moyo, along with 220 other students from across Kansas, visited state legislature buildings in Topeka on Feb. 21 as a part of their capital day. “We got to go to the House of Representati...

Regier plays for local renowned ensemble

Regier plays for local renowned ensemble

February 23, 2018


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As one of the youngest musicians in the Mid Kansas Jazz Ensemble, sophomore Eli Regier is a little fish in a big pond. He has played the alto saxophone for over five years, an instrument that was created to be one of the most powerful and vocal of the woodwinds. Regier also plays a variety of other instruments,...

Ventura creates beats to sell to rappers

Meya Green, Reporter

February 23, 2018


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In the rising rap industry, young entrepreneurs are earning money through creating and selling ‘beats.’ Music artists use these beats in their songs as background noise to their raps. Junior Orlando Ventura has joined this movement and is now making money from selling his beats online. “I use...

Edgmon, George embrace second job

Addie Lindenmeyer, Newtonian Asst. Features Editor

February 23, 2018


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After the end of day bell rings, students have the good fortune of being able to go home and spend the rest of their day to their likings. Some teachers on the other hand do not receive the same prosperity. In addition to being a physical education teacher and high school wrestling coach, Tommy E...

Jamieson endures injury, experiences success

Jamieson endures injury, experiences success

Ben Crump, Newtonian Online Sports Manager

February 23, 2018


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Overcoming obstacles is something every student has to deal with from time to time. For sophomore Jamieson Jones, his obstacle was a major injury. Jones suffered a dislocated clavicle and would be sidelined from the sport he loved, football, for the rest of the season. He originally didn’t think much...

“Brigadoon” cast holds open auditions for USD 373 staff

“Brigadoon” cast holds open auditions for USD 373 staff

Taylor Tasaka, Reporter

February 12, 2018


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This year, the drama department opened their auditions to the USD 373 staff and their kin because of the demand for a larger cast in “Brigadoon”. This change attracted staff member Jennifer Horn and her daughter, Ronnie Horn. “I was planning to audition all along. I love interacting with students...

Mattress fundraiser helps pay for new drum set

Emma Pulaski, Reporter

February 12, 2018


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After a mattress fundraiser put on by the fine arts department earlier in Dec. earned over 5,000 dollars, the band used the money they received to buy a new drum set. Being that the previous drum kit was more than 30 years old, the instrument was something band students and band director Greg Bergman...

18 Questions with Winter Sports Candidates

18 Questions with Winter Sports Candidates

February 8, 2018


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Get to your the six winter sports candidates as they answer 18 questions from The Newtonian staff. ...

Arambaru critiques for Rotten Tomatoes

Arambaru critiques for Rotten Tomatoes

Ben Crump, Newtonian Online Sports Manager

February 2, 2018


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When it comes to the bright lights of cinematography, there is much more than the actors who bring ideas to life on the big screen. Behind the scenes, the director gives a guiding voice to the actors while movie critics, like junior Marco Aramburu, pour over every line of a scene and scrutinize all aspects...

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