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...

Blaufuss attends Youth Senate Program

Blaufuss attends Youth Senate Program

Faye Smith, Editor-in-chief

March 7, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

As a child, junior Eli Blaufuss was always interested in history. Each Christmas he received multiple books, even an entire retelling of the history of war. Little did he know that his passion for history and American Civics would lead him to become a delegate for one of the most prestigious programs...

Gone Fishing

Gone Fishing

Kaete Schmidt, Graphic Manager

March 7, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Typically thinking about the average high school sport, football, basketball or baseball might be some of the options that come to mind. On the contrary, sophomore Cole Lujano has turned his hobby of fishing into a sport. Starting from a young age, Lujano developed a fondness for fishing. What starte...

Closed Captioning: Deaf community needs accessibility

Closed  Captioning: Deaf community needs accessibility

Natalie Kuhn, Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

You are sitting in history class trying to watch a clip of a film about one of many revolutions, but all of the dialogue is muffled and distorted. You cannot decipher what the information you’re supposed to be learning, not only affecting the worksheet you are supposed to fill out, but your grades...

Knee injury affects life-long player

Knee injury affects life-long player

Natalie Kuhn, Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

What started as a small pain within the first week of her junior season of soccer has evolved into senior Aspen Olson battling an unknown knee injury for nearly a year. As a result of her undiagnosed knee injury, Olson will be unable to participate in her senior season of soccer. While injuries are n...

Love is in the air

Love is in the air

Ellen Garrett, Newtonian Content Editor

March 7, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

Known to many as “the Bread Chick”, senior Quinn Rhodes and Hesston High School senior Lulu Williams have turned onto a new entrepreneurial venture. The pair plans to take a cross-country road trip this summer to celebrate their high school graduation. To fundraise for this occasion, Rhodes and W...

The game of life

The game of life

Faye Smith, Addie Lindenmeyer, Editor-in-Chief, Managing Editor

March 5, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Walking into Newton High School, bright-eyed and bushy tailed, eighth grade students received the rundown of all Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses that the school has to offer. Although, odds are, their knowledge of the CTE program stops there, ceasing with the awareness of courses and le...

Global speaker Kevin Hines visits Newton High School

Global speaker Kevin Hines visits Newton High School

Kaete Schmidt, Graphic Manager

March 3, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

For the past 18 years, global storyteller, author and filmmaker Kevin Hines has been sharing his life story. In such time, he has managed to present in front of two million people face-to-face and has reached around one billion people through the internet. Principal Lisa Moore received an offer from ...

Queer Student Profile

Queer Student Profile

Ellen Garrett, Newtonian Content Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

IRVIN ZAMORA GALVAN: From preparing to move from Colorado to Kansas to realizing he was gay, junior Irvin Zamora Galvan had an eighth grade year full of changes. Shortly after this self discovery, Zamora Galvan came out of the closet to his school. “In Colorado it was just like ‘It’s eighth grade, I’m go...

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