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Students share excitement for Freddy’s location

Students share excitement for Freddy's location
January 20, 2021

Rumors of a Freddy’s Frozen Custard opening in Newton have been spiraling since at least four years ago. In October 2016, The Kansan reported that someday we would receive a Freddy’s. To many people’s...

Reflect on the 58th annual T.O.C.

Sophomore Nick Treaster competes during day one of Tournament of Champions.
January 20, 2021

Each year, schools from all across Kansas, Oklahoma and Missouri travel to Newton High School to compete in a wrestling competition named Tournament of Champions. This year’s event marked the 58th year...

Work concludes on pool renovations

Work concludes on pool renovations
January 13, 2021

Last summer, there were several large projects completed throughout the Newton High School campus. One of those projects was renovating the natatorium, which was in desperate need of repairs. Summer was...

CNA students uniquely adapt to the pandemic

CNA students pose for a quick photo while dressed in personal protective equipment (PPE).
January 13, 2021

The demand for healthcare workers across the nation is at an all time high as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on. NHS is lucky to host an academic pathway into the medical field for those interested in pursuing...

Student journalists recognized by KSPA

Student journalists recognized by KSPA
January 13, 2021

The Kansas Scholastic Press Association (KSPA) has recognized three NHS students for their work in journalism this school year. Despite the transition to a new journalism adviser and battling the everchanging...

Anatomy and Physiology classes dissect fetal pigs

Juniors Lauren Anton and Madelynn Hamm examine their fetal pig before dissection.
January 12, 2021

Dissection is nothing new to Fred Schmidt’s Anatomy and Physiology class. Schmidt’s students spent the first week of classes back after winter break, Jan. 4-8, dissecting fetal pigs. The fetal pig...

The impact of spectator limitations on athletes

Junior Kaden Anderson prepares for his heat at the Newton Invite hosted on Dec. 14.
January 7, 2021

Sports are a major part of high school culture throughout the United States. Extracurricular activities allow students to represent their school and town respectively. The ability for students to go out...

Holiday Horoscopes

Holiday Horoscopes
December 30, 2020

  Aries: 2021 will be a year of change for you, Aries, and likely for the better. You will face many decisions, so this is not the time to be indecisive. Face things head on. Is there a goal you...

Students share favorite holiday movies

Students share favorite holiday movies
December 24, 2020

Gathered from a survey filled out by 117 students, it has been determined that How The Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) is the favorite Christmas movie amongst Railers in 2020. Coming in a close second...

Most wanted Christmas gifts of 2020

Most wanted Christmas gifts of 2020
December 24, 2020

The holiday season is fast approaching. 80 students were surveyed, responding to what their top Christmas gifts are on their wish lists this year. Gifts ranged from makeup to the new PS5. However, the...

5 COVID safe ways to hang out with friends

5 COVID safe ways to hang out with friends
December 21, 2020

1. Campfires With the weather getting colder, it is getting more difficult to find ways to socialize outside without nearly freezing to death. If you or a friend of yours has a fire pit, having a campfire...

Is Kansas nearing a second lockdown?

Is Kansas nearing a second lockdown?
December 21, 2020

Since the end of October, the United States has seen a rise in COVID-19 cases unlike any rise seen during the pandemic. Recently, the current number of cases reached 201,073 in the U.S. In March, schools...

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