Tolbert Attends Columbia University Camp

Tolbert Attends Columbia University Camp

Natalie Kuhn, Reporter

May 21, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

While the most students might spend their summers doing anything from attending a camp to earning money through a job, sophomore Emily Tolbert will attend a one-week summer immersion session in New York City from Aug. 5-9 at Columbia University (CU). Tolbert was contacted via email by the progra...

Swim contract allows out of district athletes opportunities

Swim contract allows out of district athletes opportunities

Kaeden Thurber, Reporter

May 21, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Recently, the girls swim team competed at the state meet, but had to compete against one of their teammates. Due to an agreement between Newton and Hesston, students from USD 460 could join Newton during the regular season, but had to separate for the league and state meets. Hesston junior Rache...

International lack of knowledge about vulvas hurts women

International lack of knowledge about vulvas hurts women

Ellen Garrett, Newtonian Content Editor

May 20, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Lady bits, hoo ha, vaj-j, vag. The bringer of life, controller of cycles, the DESTROYER OF WORLDS: the vagina. But how could the vagina be the destroyer of worlds? Let us take a trip down memory lane, you may remember a movie coming out in 2008 called Teeth. This story flirts with the age-old folk tale vagina dentata ...

It’s all greek to me

It’s all greek to me

Faye Smith, Newtonian Editor-in-chief

May 13, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Showcase

As students begin life at their prospective universities, many begin to consider how to be involved on their campus. In addition to clubs and other group organizations, students can be involved in the greek life on campus. Although, a common question asked among students, is what exactly do greek...

Asatru

Asatru

Kaeden Thurber, Newtonian Reporter

May 13, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

While the traditional NHS student might attend church on Sundays, senior Dominic Ellis practices his unique religion of Asatru, also called Heathenism or Contemporary German Paganism. Originally, Ellis’s family expected him to follow their religion and be a permanent Baptist. However, never feeling...

Philippines to the U.S.

Philippines to the U.S.

Ellen Garrett, Newtonian Content Editor

May 13, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

Stepping out into a flurry of snowflakes, senior Mary Diane Soguilon sees her new home for the first time. For months, Soguilon and her family had been planning on making the 8,098 mile move from the Philippines to Newton and finally on April 13, 2018, they arrived. “My parents want me and my sister...

Order Up!

Order Up!

Benton Dreasher, Newtonian Reporter

May 13, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

Families live together, laugh together and occasionally even fight, although it is not often you find a family that works together. Senior Lylia Fernandez, as well as her younger brother sophomore Santiago Fernandez, work at their father’s local restaurant, Kiko’s. Opening a restaurant was a long...

Leaving a legacy

Natalie Kuhn, Newtonian Reporter

May 13, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Just as in almost all other circumstances in life, all good things must come to an end. This year marks the retirement of multiple noteworthy teachers, including history and social studies teacher Grant Scott, math teacher Randy Tolle and special education coordinator Perry Warden. Scott’s retirement...

Dorrell Faces Abdominal Infection, leads to surgery

Dorrell Faces Abdominal Infection, leads to surgery

Kaete Schmidt, Graphic Manager

March 27, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

On Jan. 28 senior Amanda Dorrell was admitted into the hospital and one day later was under the scalpel in the operation room. What had seemed to be harmless abdominal pain, turned into a life-threatening infection in just a matter of days. “For like two and a half weeks, I just had abdomen pain, but I...

Mr. Railerman Pageant

Mr. Railerman Pageant

Marco Aramburu, Natalie Kuhn, and Lorelei Jacobs

March 26, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Broadcasts, Features, News, Showcase

Saturday, March. 22, marked the second annual Mr. Railerman pageant. Two to three contestants from each grade competed head to head to see who would be crowned Mr. Railerman of 2019. Categories of the event included  talent, runway, and a lip sync battle against other grades. Eleven students com...

Varsity baseball team participates in annual alumni game

Varsity baseball team participates in annual alumni game

Faye Smith, Newtonian Editor-in-chief

March 23, 2019


Filed under Photos, Showcase, Sports

On March 22, the Varsity Baseball team held their 13th annual Alumni Game. Past team members of all ages geared up to play one more game under the lights as a way to benefit the current team by also serving as a fundraiser event. This year the Varsity team not only held a 50/50 raffle ticket sale, b...

College admission scandals show corruption within upper class

College admission scandals show corruption within upper class

Addie Lindenmeyer, Newtonian Managing Editor

March 20, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Going from televisions screens in the 90s to headlines on March 11, Lori Loughlin, famous for her role in “Fuller House”, was one of multiple prominent figures to have allegedly bribed college coaches and other insiders to get her children into some of the nation’s most selective colleges. As a y...

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