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Posted Feb 12, 2015 at 1:01 AM

Olson Memorial Scholarship recipients pictured left to right: Adrianna Lettau, tuba; Rose Sanchez, violin; Oscar Gonzalez, violin; Maddie Stonehouse, violin; Chloe Woodward, cello; Katelyn Terbovich, flute; Chris Meister, percussion; AJ Dugan, tenor saxophone; Jesus Martinez, saxophone; Justen Schroeder, saxohone; and Elaina Bergquist, violin (not pictured). The Olson Scholarship board also would like to thank the music teachers who mentor these promising musicians: Jessica Embach,...

Posted Jan 30, 2015 at 2:00 AM

Whether their children are learning in a public school classroom, a private school classroom, at home or online, families have a variety of choices when it comes to education in Harvey County.This week is National School Choice Week, a...

Posted Jan 23, 2015 at 2:00 AM

Students from around the region got a chance to peek behind the scenes at Newton High School's Career and Technical Education programs during an open house event Wednesday, learning about different careers they could pursue and how NHS prepares...

Posted Jan 18, 2015 at 2:00 AM

The Newton High School Health Occupations Students of America club recently hosted a Pennies for Patients campaign to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The event was a competition between seminar class with the winning class...

Posted Jan 15, 2015 at 2:00 AM

Nine students represented Newton at the Kansas Thespian Conference in Wichita, with the Newton troupe awarded a Silver Honor Troupe Trophy.All thespian troupes in the state of Kansas can try to earn a Gold, Silver or Bronze Honor Troupe...

Posted Jan 9, 2015 at 2:00 AM

An advocacy group has raised concerns the state legislature will cut funds for gifted education in local schools.The Kansas Association for the Gifted, Talented and Creative is watching legislation that would remove gifted education from...

Posted Dec 27, 2014 at 2:00 AM

Khalil Izard has a gift. At first glance, one might look at the lanky 6 foot, 6 inch Berean senior and assume athletic prowess: but his gift is music. When a trumpet is in his hands and he begins to play, the sound that he produces is...

Posted Dec 11, 2014 at 2:00 AM
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