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Divergent makes its way to the screen

Morgan Kennedy

March 27, 2013


Filed under Movies, Reviews

For the past decade books such as, “ Harry Potter, Hunger Games, Twilight Saga, and The Host” have been made into movies. What do these movies have in common? They’re all scientific fiction based and are very popular when it comes to the box office. The next big movie to come out and join the...

The Host

Maddie Reith

March 26, 2013


Filed under Books, Reviews

Television screens are filled with the trailer for the new movie The Host. It is going to be released this coming Friday. Some might not know that it is based off of a book that Stephanie Meyer wrote, also called The Host. The book starts out with an alien soul being put into a human. It shows that this...

One Last Strike scores hit

Heather Gillie, J1 Reporter

March 6, 2013


Filed under Books, Reviews

The book “One Last Strike” is a great book because Cardinals fans and other MLB team fans get an opportunity to get inside Tony LaRussa’s head about the 2011 season. Readers get an insider’s view of how the Cardinals were able to achieve one of the most amazing comebacks in sports history,...

Big seven league to explore changes

Jason Yingst

March 6, 2013


Filed under Sports

The Big 7 League meeting was hosted at Holton last night to recognize the Winter Sports Champions. It seemed fitting to host it at Holton because Holton won at least a share of all three winter sports titles. The boys won a share of the title with Nemaha Valley. The boys finished with a record of...

Freshmen finish strong

Abigail Heitzman and Alys Gomez, Reporters, J1

March 1, 2013


Filed under Basketball

Even though the freshman boys lost to Sabetha 36-40, and the girls lost 32-40, both teams think they have something to look forward to next year. According to the coaches, the freshmen had worked hard all season, and played their best in their last games, coming to a close finish. Austin Frakes, a...

Two movies worth viewing

Walker Degenhardt, Reporter, J1

March 1, 2013


Filed under Movies

The Dark Knight and Red Tails. These two movies are in my Top 10 of movies. They are both action movies and they keep the audience on the edge of your seat the whole movie. The most recent one I watched is The Dark Knight. Dark Knight is a Batman movie. The Joker and the mob are trying to destroy...

Jacob Gillie heads to regional spelling bee

Heather Gillie, J1 Reporter

March 1, 2013


Filed under News

On Saturday, March 2, Jacob Gillie, seventh grader, will be representing Jackson County in the Regional Spelling Bee in Topeka. Jacob was declared champion at the Jackson County Spelling Bee after correctly spelling “quiver” and “windily.” There will be 26 counties represented at the regional...

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