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Club pictures for the yearbook will be Friday, November 10. . No passes will be given, no intercom announcements will be made. Staff members, seminar teachers, and students all have access to view the club day schedule in advance. Students will be responsible for getting to Willis Gym to take their club photo.

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Posted by: Melinda Rangel
Published: 11/6/17




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YE Market day is back! This Thursday, November 9th, YE students will be selling delicious food items during all 3 lunches! Bring your cash and enjoy the following:  Beef Jerky (Spicy and Regular) and soda (Mountain Dew, Dr. Pepper), Guacamole and salsa (chips included), Pancakes, Chicken Nuggets(sauce available), edible cookie dough, Quinn’s bread, Bierocks, Japanese Rice balls, Burritos and Jarritos, Authentic Enchiladas, Cinnamon Rolls(Raspberry, Normal), Supreme puppy chow with 3 flavors including regular, Cookies n’ Crème and Cupcake, Chicken Alfredo and Mozzarella Sticks, Cheese Fries, Crispitos, Mac and Cheese, Cake Balls, and Oreo Balls. Don’t forget, this coming Thursday the 9th and bring your cash!

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Posted by: Melinda Rangel
Published: 11/6/17




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The Newton FFA is holding an Ag Day Camp on Saturday, November 11 from 9 AM to 12 PM. The morning will be filled with fun, hands-on activities focused on agriculture. See the flyer for more details and fill out the attached sign-up form to register your student!

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Posted by: Melinda Rangel
Published: 11/4/17




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Our FCCLA members are selling flavored popcorn! See a member or Miss Schauf to place your order.

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Posted by: Melinda Rangel
Published: 9/12/17




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Representatives from WSU met with students in the Engineering classes to explain a new college credit option for high school students. Students enrolled in Intro to Engineering and Engineering Design and Development can earn college credit toward an engineering degree at Wichita State. For more information about this great new partnership, contact Mr. Brian Rickard, engineering instructor.

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Posted by: Melinda Rangel
Published: 9/4/17




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Mike McConnell, NHS welding instructor, was honored as the Kansas CTE Teacher of the Year at the Kansas Career and Technical Education Association Conference. The award was presented at the state conference held in Manhattan in July. Congratulations, Mr. McConnell!

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Posted by: Melinda Rangel
Published: 8/20/17




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Sign up for the Lego camp held at Newton High School July 10-14. For more information and a camp flyer, go to the NHS Robotics Team 935 website at https://team935.com/.

 

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Posted by: Melinda Rangel
Published: 7/3/17




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Watch all of our previous matches on The Blue Alliance!

 

Watch our team captain’s interview on KAKE Talented Teens! Watch here!

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Posted by: Melinda Rangel
Published: 6/9/17




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LEGO camp sign up sheet here! July 10-14, 2017. Check the attached flyer to participate in this year's event. Cost is $150 per child. Questions? Contact Shawn Taylor at shawn.taylor@usd373.org

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Posted by: Melinda Rangel
Published: 6/9/17




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Forty-four Kansas high school seniors have been named 2017 Kansas Career and Technical Education (CTE) Scholars, the Kansas State Department of Education announced Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

 

The Kansas CTE Scholar program is an opportunity to recognize well-rounded outstanding CTE students who are finishing their senior year of high school. This is the first year for the initiative.

 

Students have to be a high school senior and meet the following criteria to be selected as a scholar:

  • Have earned or presently enrolled in 3.0 or more CTE credits.
  • Provide documentation of technical skill attainment.
  • Have a CTE Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.5 or better in CTE coursework.
  • Demonstrated leadership.
  • Demonstrated community engagement.
  • Have professional learning experiences.
  • Provide a career vision summary statement.

 

Scholars will receive a commemorative pin, special certificate and statewide recognition.

 

The following NHS students received this honor:

  • George “Max” Karst
  • Brandon Murrell
  • Michaela Regier
  • Guadalupe “Lupita” Reyes
  • Kara Peaney
  • Shaedon Wedel
  • Adyan Rolph
  • Katherine Lindgren
  • Anabel Gomez
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Posted by: Melinda Rangel
Published: 4/20/17




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Four students from the Welding Technology program competed in the SkillsUSA competition at Hutchinson, KS. Matthew Whitehurst, from Burrton High School won gold for Welding Sculpture and Kadin McBee, NHS, took 3rd place in Welding. Congrats to our welding students!

(pictured L to R: Abel Bustillos, Kadin McBee, Matthew Whitehurst, and Ian Hanna)
 

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Posted by: Melinda Rangel
Published: 4/20/17




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You are invited to attend the annual FFA Plant Sale. The sale will run from April 10-15 at the Newton High School greenhouse. Sale hours are: Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 11:15 AM and 12:00 - 3:00 PM. Saturday hours are 8:00 - 11:00 AM. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Ely at 284-6280, ext. 2841. The attached flyer includes the various plants that are for sale.

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Posted by: Melinda Rangel
Published: 4/4/17




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Come out and support the BPA students at the annual Chili Feed held at the Breadbasket, 219 N. Main, on Thursday, April 20 from 5-7:00 PM. The cost of the meal is $7 and all proceeds go to benefit the BPA students attending the National Leadership Conference. 

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Posted by: Melinda Rangel
Published: 4/3/17




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On March 29, 2017 the Newton FFA Chapter’s Senior and Greenhand poultry and floriculture teams competed in Marion, KS. Those who participated on the senior floriculture team were: Abby Harder, Kit Kingsley, Ethan Entz and Kaitlyn Black. Faye Smith participated as an individual in the floriculture competition. Participants on the Greenhand floriculture team were: Micah Epp, Annika Senn, Andre Sulentic, Lindsey Voth and Kelsie Verbeek. Newton’s Senior team took second in their competition while the Greenhand team also took second. Kit Kingsley medaled placing fourth in the senior division. Annika Senn took first place in the Greenhand division. The participants on the Senior poultry team were: Kit Kingsley, Ethan Entz, Faye Smith and Kaitlyn Black. Participants on the Greenhand team were: Micah Epp, Annika Senn, Andre Sulentic, Lindsey Voth and Kelsie Verbeek. Newton’s senior team did not place. Newton’s Greenhand team took second. Annika Senn took first in the Greenhand division.

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Posted by: Melinda Rangel
Published: 3/30/17




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The NHS Robotics team placed second at the Kansas City FIRST Regional Competition. The team also received the Quality Award. In addition to this, the RaileRobotics team won the Hub City Regional Competition in Lubbock, TX. This win qualified the team for the National competition in St. Louis in April.

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Posted by: Melinda Rangel
Published: 3/28/17




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BPA members are selling pies from Carriage Crossing to raise funds to attend the National Leadership Conference in Orlando, FL. To order your pie contact Jessica Crabtree at jessica.crabtree@usd373.org. Each pie is $15 and there are multiple flavors to choose from.

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Posted by: Melinda Rangel
Published: 3/4/17




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On Monday, February 27 students in the Automotive program attended the the Pratt Community College Automotive Contest.  NHS students placed 1st, 2nd and 5th.  To compete in the contest,  students take a 115 question timed test covering general automotive topics. The results of the competition are below:

 

1st Place - Joel Harms (right).  Joel won a rolling tool cart as well as a full two year scholarship to the PCC auto program

 

2nd place - Trevor Koehn (middle).  Trevor won a ratcheting wrench sent and a full two year scholarship to the PCC auto program.  

 

5th Place - Tino Varges (left).  Tino won a $500 scholarship to PCC.


 

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Posted by: Melinda Rangel
Published: 3/3/17




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Congratulations to Team 935 for their win at the Hub City Regional Robotics Competition.


 

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Posted by: Melinda Rangel
Published: 3/3/17




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It's National FFA Week and our FFA students are ready to celebrate. Here are the daily themes for the week:

Tuesday: Blue and Yellow 

Thursday: Farmer Day

Friday: Denim Day


 

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Posted by: Melinda Rangel
Published: 2/14/17




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From February 15th to March 1st, the HOSA Club will be conducting a Pennies for Patients service project.   As in year's past, we will have a competition between NHS Seminar classes with the "winning" class receiving treats as a reward. Please consider participating by sending a donation with any NHS student or contacting Mr. Mick directly. Money raised goes to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society which helps combat blood cancers.   

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Posted by: Melinda Rangel
Published: 2/14/17




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On Wednesday, February 15th, the NHS HOSA Club (Health Occupations Students of America) will be hosting a Wendy's night.  A portion of all sales from that evening (5-8 p.m.) will be returned to the club. Money raised helps send students to Fall and Spring Conferences. Please consider participating!

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Posted by: Melinda Rangel
Published: 2/2/17




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The Newton High School Career and Technical Education department will host the 2nd annual Building Bridges event on Tuesday, February 21 from 6 - 8:00 PM. The event is designed to make connections between educators, parents, students and business and industry leaders in and around Harvey County. The evening will start at 6:00 with appetizers prepared by our Culinary Arts students and a time of networking. We will then move to the auditorium for student celebrations of WorkKeys certificates and Career Success awards. Break-out sessions lead by our CTE staff begin at 7:00 PM with conversations centered around a specific group of questions.

 

All business and industry leaders are encouraged to attend and be part of these important conversations to build bridges in our community. Please RSVP to Melinda Rangel at melinda.rangel@usd373.org by February 14.

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Posted by: Melinda Rangel
Published: 1/23/17




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January is tour season in the CTE department. All 8th graders from Chisholm Middle School toured on January 11-12. Students saw all areas in the career and technical education department as well as other elective choices within Newton High School.

 

Students from surrounding area schools will tour the CTE offerings on January 25 starting at 9:00 AM. To be included in a tour, contact the CTE office.

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Posted by: Melinda Rangel
Published: 1/7/17




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The NHS Robotics team started their build season with the annual FIRST Robotics Kick-off on Saturday, January 7. If you missed the kick-off you can watch it at http://www.firstinspires.org/robotics/frc/kickoff. Teams now know the game for the season and can begin creating and designing a robot to compete. RaileRobotics plans to compete in two regional competitions this season. Follow the team at https://team935.com/.

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Posted by: Melinda Rangel
Published: 1/7/17




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K-State Salina will host its annual Teen Women in Science and Technology conference on January 5. Newton High School will attend and take 5 girls who have an interest in science and technology career fields. The girls will choose sessions that best meet their interests and learn from professionals in that industry.

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Posted by: Melinda Rangel
Published: 11/29/16