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Kaia Newton

Kaia Newton has 5 articles published.

Kaia Newton is a photographer, cross country runner, and a new addition to the Polaris Press staff. This is their first year as a writer, and they were most excited to be able to express themselves through their writing, as well as create new bonds with other members of the staff. Kaia also happens to be a board member for ARS’ Real Talk and is a huge social justice advocate. They also are a lover of reading and are even a member of the Library Minions. Aside from school, Kaia also does aerial art on the side, meaning they love doing art using silk.

About Kaia Newton

Kaia Newton is a photographer, cross country runner, and a new addition to the Polaris Press staff. This is their first year as a writer, and they were most excited to be able to express themselves through their writing, as well as create new bonds with other members of the staff. Kaia also happens to be a board member for ARS’ Real Talk and is a huge social justice advocate. They also are a lover of reading and are even a member of the Library Minions. Aside from school, Kaia also does aerial art on the side, meaning they love doing art using silk.

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March for our lives: Details on the upcoming national walkout

in ARS News/Beyond Our Walls/News by

After the Stoneman Douglas school shooting in Florida, students across the country have been inspired to take charge, and many groups are planning to lead their own gun control protests. One established nationwide walkout is on April 20, 2018. The exact information on what time it will take place and where the students will walk…

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Full bloom: Sixth graders finding leadership through gardening

in ARS News/News/Photography by

The 6th grade gardens are blooming and full of vegetables that are ready for consumption. This can be attributed to Ms. Carey Warner, who has been working to let the sixth graders make an impact. “As far as the green spaces in our campus go, they’re the leaders on our campus in that,” said Ms.…

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Rodent on the run: Class pet continues to escape

in ARS News/Investigative/News/Photography by

Amongst the many rodents around the school, one is special. Chubs Maloy has lived in Mr. Albert Marino’s math classroom since August 2017 – well, most of the time anyway. He’s been known to escape his enclosure and disappear for days at a time.       “Mr. Ward offered [me] a hamster cage over…

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It’s hot in here: Confusion around global warming

in Beyond Our Walls/Showcase by

The last week of 2017, the East coast experienced record low temperatures, and on December 28, 2017 Donald Trump tweeted: “In the East, it could be the COLDEST New Year’s Eve on record,” Trump tweeted. “Perhaps we could use a little bit of that good old Global Warming that our Country, but not other countries,…

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Pride 2017: Middle schoolers attend pride with GSA

in ARS News/Showcase/Uncategorized by

Austin’s annual PRIDE parade, originally scheduled earlier in September, was rescheduled to the 30th due to Hurricane Harvey, and the extra time allowed Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) a chance to get middle schoolers transportation to the parade, which is a new option for ARS. GSA is a student-run organization that allows students to have a safe…

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