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Seniors register to vote in presidential election

Seniors register to vote in presidential election

Ann Pomeroy, Newtonian Editor-in-Chief

September 30, 2020

Many seniors are faced with a difficult decision this November. As their 18th birthday’s fly by they gain new responsibilities and opportunities. One major opportunity for the legal adults in the class of 2021 is the choice whether or not to vote in the 2020 election. No matter one’s political viewpoint, most ...

Homecoming candidates 2020

Homecoming candidates 2020

Kati Blaylock, Elly Green, and Libby Crawford

September 30, 2020

The 2020 homecoming candidates participate in various activities to introduce themselves to the student body. Based off of a satire Tik Tok trend, the candidates state who they would like to win king/queen and who they do not want to see win. Candidates walk through the school answering questions abou...

Zoo Story gives back to drama department

Senior Creed Ekerberg preforms a monologue during the Saturday production of Zoo Story.

Eris Rindt, Reporter

September 29, 2020

Students from the drama department recently put on a play that was performed outside. During the Zoo Story performances there were great times and a few laughs. Zoo Story was performed outside due to Covid-19 at the Athletic Park.  Senior Tryston Mitchell helped with the set up and the performanc...

Second NHS student tests positive for COVID

Second NHS student tests positive for COVID

Ann Pomeroy, Newtonian Editor-in-Chief

September 29, 2020

On Monday, Sept. 28, Newton High School reported it’s second case of COVID-19. The school was notified of the individual’s positive test result on Saturday, Sept. 26, however, the individual had not been present in the building since Friday, Sept. 18. The first case of COVID-19 was reported ...

Exchange student takes on cheerleading

In order to support the team senior Cecilia Merlini cheers to the crowd. Merlini is the first foreign exchange student to be on the cheer team.

Libby Crawford, Reporter

September 28, 2020

NHS is facing challenging and unprecedented times in many ways, one of which is welcoming the first foreign exchange student onto the cheerleading team for the 2020-2021 school year. Due to exchange students missing tryouts in the spring and the summer practices, this has never been done before, but...

The five best ways to get better grades

The five best ways to get better grades

Kati Blaylock, Reporter

September 28, 2020

  As students make the adjustments from a hybrid class schedule to a five-day schedule, they also have to adjust their organizational patterns. Here are a few ways to stay organized and develop better study habits.  

NHS music deals with pandemic

While playing in the Sept. 11 varsity football game, sophomore Preslee Ellette focuses on her music.

Matt Olson, Reporter

September 28, 2020

From outdoor concerts to band practice over Zoom calls, the structure for music classes this year has adjusted dramatically. The COVID-19 outbreak last spring brought with it many challenges in the school setting, such as transitioning to online classes and cancelling/postponing sporting events. For student mu...

Students share hobbies from the COVID-19 outbreak

Junior Nikolas Lampman Thompson poses with his guitar which served as a form of entertainment for him throughout the COVID-19 outbreak.

Daniel Gonzalez-Arevalo, Reporter

September 27, 2020

COVID-19 has changed a lot of things throughout the year. Almost everything people do in their everyday lives has been affected by the pandemic. From going to school, the store, the park, sports, etc. However, it also challenged the mental health of many people, forcing them to quarantine and avoid ph...

Seniors give advice about high school

Seniors give advice about high school

Ava Olson, Reporter

September 23, 2020

The transition from middle school to high school can cause a lot of mixed feelings for many teenagers. Some students may be excited to leave their awkward middle school years behind them, while others may be worried about the social and academic standards that come with starting high school.  Ther...

NHS student tests positive for COVID

While wearing masks, students and staff walk through the halls before seminar on Sept. 22.

Ann Pomeroy and Libby Crawford

September 22, 2020

On Monday, Sept. 21, NHS principal Caleb Smith sent out an email to all highschool parents, informing them that a 9-12 grade student had tested positive for COVID-19. The individual was last reported on campus on Sept. 8. In his email, Smith informs parents that USD 373 is taking the matter very se...

New staff feature: Caleb Smith

Principal Caleb Smith poses in his office.

Ann Pomeroy, Newtonian Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2020

Anytime someone takes on a new challenge, whether that be a new job, sport or hobby, they are bound to face hidden challenges. The COVID-19 pandemic has created more difficulties amongst the faculty at Newton High School. For the 18 new staff members at NHS, the year has proposed unforeseen circumstanc...

Fall Homecoming changed to meet restrictions

Alumni Drake Henrich and Maddie Edson preform their handshake in front of the crowd in the 2019 homecoming.

Libby Crawford, Reporter

September 21, 2020

COVID-19 has altered the way activities are being held this school year and throughout the community. Homecoming is an example of one of the events that will be put on differently. In previous years each grade, club and sport builds a float to ride on during the homecoming parade. The parade finishes whe...

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