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FFA horse-judging team takes first in nation

October 31, 2014


Filed under News, Top Stories

   The Holton High School FFA Horse judging team was named 2014 NATIONAL CHAMPIONS! Each team member wins $1000 for college.    Tristan Parks was the high individual in oral reasons, placing first individually in performance.    Others who scored in the top ten in reasons individually were...

Fiddler on the Roof

Anne Bowser, Video Editor

October 30, 2014


Filed under Features, Video

Fiddler on the Roof will be presented in mid-November.  See video for details.Fiddler on the Roof

Red Ribbon Week emphasizes fatalities caused by impaired driving

Maddie Reith and Maddie Reith

October 20, 2014


Filed under News

This week is the annual Red Ribbon Week. This tradition started in 1988. In 1985, a DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) agent was kidnapped and then later killed in Mexico. The agent, Enrique Camarena, had figured out a multi-billion dollar drug scam and was tortured to death by people involved in...

First annual National News Day

Claire Mosier, Assistant Feature Editor

October 7, 2014


Filed under News

Tuesday October 7th, is the first National News Engagement Day. The goal of this event is to encourage people of all ages to read some form of news. This could be any form of news: digital or printed. The AEJMC (Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication) has created a special we...

Take the Crown

Quinn Holaday, Assistant Feature Editor

October 6, 2014


Filed under Sports

The Kansas City Royals are moving up. As of October 5 the Royals will be in the American League Championship series. The first game of the series will be Friday, October 10. The Royals started the playoffs by playing a wild card game against the Oakland Athletics; they won that game at home 9-8 in 12...

Advice to freshmen

Alys Gomez, Assistant Editorial Editor, Reporter

October 2, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Freshman year can be the most exciting and nerve racking year of anyone’s life. A common stereotype on freshmen is that they’re annoying and hated by all upperclassmen. Typically, that’s true. Last year’s freshmen were pretty easy to get along with. This year is a whole new ball game. In order...

Do it “Wright”

Courtney Boswell, Assistant Feature Editor

October 2, 2014


Filed under News

Recently, the LadyCat volleyball team had their annual Pink Out game. This year the game was in memory of Carly Wright. Carly was the daughter of Melissa Wright and Stacy Wright, a Holton graduate, and she was also a cousin of Will Wright, junior. Carly went to school at Mayde Creek High School in Katy,...

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