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Senior feature: Lopez-Correa moves from Puerto Rico for high school

Senior feature: Lopez-Correa moves from Puerto Rico for high school

Libby Crawford, Newtonian Reporter

May 5, 2020

For most, coming into high school freshman year can be terrifying. In senior Ricardo Lopez-Correa’s case, he started his freshman year in a whole different part of the country. Growing up in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Lopez-Correa and his family moved to the United States to find better opportunities for...

Senior Feature: Valle moves countries for high school

Senior Feature: Valle moves countries for high school

Daniel Gonzalez-Arevalo, Newtonian Reporter

May 3, 2020

When transitioning to high school, it can be difficult to make friends, understand what is being taught, manage your time, and schedule as well. However, when making the move to a new school from a completely different country, these simple issues can become more complicated. Senior Estefany Valle...

Senior Feature: Frary graduates as teen mom

Senior Ali Frary poses with her three year old son, Colton

Elly Green, Newtonian Reporter

May 1, 2020

Being a teen mother comes with three common misconceptions: they will not perform well in school, teen moms have ruined their lives forever and teenagers are not fit to be parents, according to Teen Success, Inc. Despite giving birth to her son freshman year, senior Aliana Frary breaks all of these misconceptions. Frary...

Senior Feature: Make-up artists

Posted to her Instagram on Dec. 10, 2019, Estrella Chavez shows off her red toned makeup look. Chavez was initially hesitant to create a profile, but was inspired by famous Instagram makeup accounts.

Addie Lindenmeyer, Newtonian Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2020

While some artists opt for the typical canvas, paper, or even walls, makeup artists transform human canvases into the desired character or appearance. Seniors Becca Meyer, Estrella Chavez and Kyndal Peck express themselves through makeup, sharing their creations on social media and providing others with...

Day in the Life of…

Libby Crawford, Newtonian Reporter

April 27, 2020

Junior Avery Dutcher has not had to change much of his schedule in the change to virtual school as a result of COVID-19. Instead, he has had to manage his time in a way that works best for him. Dutcher has to help take care of his siblings and complete chores throughout the day. Dutcher said that due...

Baldwin creates jewelry during quarantine

Baldwin creates jewelry during quarantine

Libby Crawford, Newtonian Reporter

April 27, 2020

Finding oneself stuck at home during this quarantine, some may have found a new hobby. Junior Callan Baldwin has started making bracelets, necklaces and anklets out of clay beads to be his new hobby. Baldwin said that his inspiration was the Pura Vida jewelry that he saw online. During his sophomore...

Elective classes during continuous learning

Focusing in on her music, sophomore Dhriti Sriram works in her new online learning enviornment.

Ann Pomeroy, Newtonian Reporter

April 27, 2020

Many NHS students as well as parents were recently concerned over how elective classes as well as other academic classes would function with the new set up for continuous learning. A large amount wondered whether or not the many hands-on electives offered at the high school would have any reasonable...

Hanchett creates etsy boutique

Hanchett creates etsy boutique

Kati Blaylock, Newtonian Reporter

April 20, 2020

During quarantine, many students are doing whatever they can to keep themselves occupied. For junior Chloe Hanchett, to keep her busy, she has plans to open her own Etsy boutique entitled “Faith and Beyond.” Having the dream since she was a child, Hanchett is benefiting from her free time and accomplishing...

Roger Gillespie: business owner, community baseball supporter

Elly Green, Newtonian Reporter

April 17, 2020

From running a local meat shop that employed student workers to being the Legion Baseball manager for 25 years, Roger Gillespie has done it all and touched many lives along the way. Both student baseball players and coaches reminisce on how Gillespie has influenced them to be better men and citizens. Gillespie...

Students celebrate birthdays in quarantine

Smiling at the camera, Madyson Groves and Gretchen Otter celebrate around a picnic table for Otter's 18th birthday on April 7. Groves also helped in putting together a video and birthday parade for Otter.

Addie Lindenmeyer, Newtonian Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2020

Imagine one of your past birthday celebrations. A group of family and friends gathered around while you prepare to blow out candles on your birthday cake. With the stay at home order and encouragement to social distance, such celebrations were not possible for some students this year. Seniors Gretchen...

COVID-19 part three: Students as essential workers

Elly Green, Newtonian Reporter

April 12, 2020

With the recently announced “stay at home order”, many local businesses have been forced to shut down, leaving some with lack of hours or a job in whole. Some students that are more fortunate to work at an essential business give student workers a chance to make some money during the “stay at home...

COVID-19 part two: Living with essential workers

In an organized fashion, the Mathies' toy room sit unattended after a day of providing entertainment to daycare clients. Mathies' mother has rotated and clean toys in light of the pandemic.

Addie Lindenmeyer, Newtonian Editor-in-Chief

April 9, 2020

Despite encouragement to stay home during the COVID-19 pandemic, essential tasks and goods require essential workers. Seniors Annika Senn and Kobi Mathies and junior Alaycea Kremeier live with essential workers, Kremeier even being one herself. Due to the greater risk of exposure to the virus, daily...

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