Varsity football plays under Thursday night lights, possibility of hosting playoff game

Varsity football plays under Thursday night lights, possibility of hosting playoff game

Marco Aramburu and Benton Dreasher

October 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Oct. 18, the varsity football team will travel to Salina South for their last regular season game on a Thursday night, due to the Salina high school's shared football stadium. Both Salina South and Salina Central share the same stadium like many other teams in the league including Goddard and Ando...

Head in the clouds

Head in the clouds

Ellen Miller Garrett, Newtonian Content Editor

October 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Juling is the new trend among teenagers all across the country. The sleek, portable nicotine device makes it easy for underage smokers to conceal them in their pockets and palms. While these small sticks resembling USB drives may not seem like they could do much damage, they pack a punch of nicotine. According...

Going in head first

Going in head first

Kaeden Thurber, Newtonian Reporter

October 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Concussion training has always been prevalent in school athletics, but this year it has reached a larger audience. For years, select sports have gone without concussion training, this year, however, all sports were required to watch informational videos about concussions symptoms and procedures. Th...

Escapism: from reality to reverie

Escapism: from reality to reverie

Marco Aramburu, Newtonian Reporter

October 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Despite the possibility of never before having heard the term “Escapism”, it is a big part of everyone's daily lives. Escapism is the tendency to seek distraction and relief from unpleasant realities, especially by seeking entertainment or engaging in fantasy. Forms of this include watching movies, listeni...

Beating the Odds

Beating the Odds

Emma Pulaski, Newtonian Sports Manager

October 11, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

As seniors Alexis Felix and Angel Silveyra spent the day with friends in Wichita on March 23, they never could have anticipated what would soon lead to months of worry and recovery. Felix and Silveyra, along with two other friends, were involved in a car accident that resulted in many physical and e...

Vaccines: Beneficial or Harmful?

Kaete Schmidt, Newtonian Graphics Manager

October 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

One question that an expecting mother is frequently asked is “Will you vaccinate your baby?” As a first-time mother, this sparks quite a bit of curiosity, leading into weeks of research to come up with a solid answer. Each website varies; there are ones that make vaccines seem like the devil himself, an...

It’s a Classic

It’s a Classic

Faye Smith, Newtonian Editor-in-chief

October 11, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

For most coming-of-age teens, purchasing a car is one of the first steps to adulthood; finally getting a grasp at driving by themselves, instead of driving in a mini-van with a parent yelling in their ears. Instead of purchasing a new or contemporary used vehicle, three students have invested their ti...

Trauma Informed Teachers

Trauma Informed Teachers

Lorelei Jacobs, Newtonian Reporter

October 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

English teacher Lisa Otter and orchestra teacher Kara Tann will be adding a new role to their resume. Otter and Tann have begun training to be trauma-informed teachers. Otter and Tann volunteered for the three-day training that took place at Essdack in Hutchinson in July. The purpose of being a trauma-informed teach...

Fresh faces

Ellen Garrett, Newtonian Content Editor

August 17, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On Thursday, Aug. 16, while upperclassmen were sleeping in late and watching tv, the new freshman class was busy with their first day back. The day was opened up by a speech from the student body president, Kate Sebes. StuCo prepared a few skits teaching the new students about dress code and lunchtime e...

Football team kicks off season with midnight practice

Football team kicks off season with midnight practice

Marco Aramburu, Newtonian Reporter

August 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Under the Kansas State High School Activity Association (KSHSAA) regulations for 2018, fall sports teams were not legally allowed to begin practices until Aug. 13. The football team wasted no time and therefore the second annual midnight practice went underway, finishing at 2 a.m. on Monday. The decisi...

Senior Awards Night 4/23

Senior Awards Night 4/23

Rebekah Nelson, Railroader Staffer

April 27, 2018


Filed under Photos, Showcase

The senior awards night was held on April 23 in the auditorium. Students were honored with scholarships and awards for their academic, artistic, athletic and leadership achievements. Seniors were awarded a total of 40 scholarships and awards.

District survey reveals community concern Students weigh in on issues, give district ratings

Ellen Garrett, Newtonian Asst. Opinions Editor

March 16, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

In January 2018, the USD 373 school board conducted a survey in an attempt to discover the reason that the 2017 school bond failed. The survey was sent out over the phone to 400 random heads of households who voted in the bond election. An additional online survey was made available for community members...

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