A meeting to discuss facility needs of Newton Public Schools will be held on Monday, February 2nd at 7pm in the Board Room of the McKinley Administrative Center, 308 East 1st St. Parents, staff and other community members are invited to attend.
Building on its dedication to outstanding communication and responsiveness, Newton Public Schools announces Let’s Talk!, a simple way to monitor the pulse of its community by giving parents, teachers, staff, students and community members a 24/7 outlet for ideas, concerns and praise.
Designed by technology and communications firm K12 Insight, Let’s Talk! is an open feedback form on the district website where anyone can submit questions, concerns, suggestions and compliments directly to district staff anytime, anywhere, from any device.
Chisholm Middle School seventh and eighth graders placed 2nd in the regional science olympiad at Kansas State University Salina.
The students competed in 20 events and placed in 12:
Mark and Erik, 1st Road scholar and bridge building.
Milo and Josh, 1st Green generation,
Hannah and Lillia, 1st Disease detectives,
Daniel and Lillia, 1st Experimental design,
Josh and Milo, 2nd Anatomy,
Daniel and Milo, 2nd Elastic launch glider,
Brynne and Ashley, 2nd Dynamic planet,
Becca, Taylor, Lillia, 3rd Picture this,
Hannah and Ashley 3rd Crime busters,
John and Daniel, 3rd Wheeled vehicle, and Becca and Taylor 3rd in Fossils.
Left to right back row: Chelle Coffee, coach, Josh Kennell, Daniel Buller, Milo Jones, Mark Mills, Lillia Marble, Victoria Wise coach.
Middle row:Taylor Tasaka, Brynne Cross, Ashley Arellano,
Kneeling: Becca Meyer, Erik Jantz, John Jantzen, Hannah Teater
Congratulations to Newton High School Senior, Kasey Stucky on being selected as a 2015 Winner for the Western Missouri and Kansas Affiliate Award for Aspirations in Computing from the National Center for Women in Information Technology! Kasey will be honored at an awards ceremony in February in Lenexa, KS.