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Retail riot

Alys Gomez, Assistant Editorial Editor

November 25, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Get ready to be stomped out this Black Friday. Bring all your weapons, armor, and bodyguards because there will be fights breaking out left and right. After a wonderful Thanksgiving dinner, people will be speeding their way to their favorite store to be thankful for the deals the stores have to bring....

More opportunities could create experience

Emma Wittmer, asst. editorial editor

November 21, 2014


Filed under From My Perspective, Opinion

The thrill student vocalists feel before going on stage, knowing all their hard work has come to this, that is a feeling that occurs only once a year. Despite that the last performance of Holton High School’s Fiddler on the Roof took place just last weekend, vocal students have already started anxiousl...

Baum takes Baker

Allie Iverson, asst. news editor

November 14, 2014


Filed under News

Following in his father’s footsteps, Mason Baum, senior, has loved wrestling as long as he can remember. Wednesday, Nov. 12, at Holton High School, Baum signed his letter of intent to wrestle with Baker University during their duel against University of Central Missouri. Baum has wrestled for 14 years...

Jump Start Your Future

Emily McKinsey, Head Photographer

November 13, 2014


Filed under Top Stories

On Tuesday, Nov. 11, Holton High School counselors hosted sessions about “Jump Starting Your Future.” There were several sessions to attend and students and parents chose three. These sessions included opportunities for Washburn Tech, Highland Community College Online, ACT Prep Life After High School...

Boko Haram prime suspect in Nigeria bombing

Maddie Foster, News Editor

November 11, 2014


Filed under News

Following a suicide bombing in Northern Nigeria on Tuesday, Nov. 10, at least 47 were killed and 79 wounded. The suicide bombing occurred outside of a government boarding school in the town of Potiskum, Nigeria. The bomber was dressed like a student when he set off the explosion outside of the principal’s...

Baker leads Baum to success

Maggie Pruitt, Assistant News Editor

November 11, 2014


Filed under News, Wrestling

Tomorrow night Holton High is hosting a dual. College teams, Baker University and University of Central Missouri, will wrestle at 7 p.m. At the request of Cullen Jackson, Holton High School’s head wrestling coach, these teams will travel a total of 230 miles all together for this meet. Before the...

Search for Aurasma for interactive experience!

Anne Bowser, Video editor

November 7, 2014


Filed under News

  Hot off the press, here’s a new app called Aurasma! It’s a free app on the app store that will bring life to still images found in lots of different places. In this case, you will be able to find it through our Holton wildcat image in the Holtonian newspaper and yearbook.   Once...

Ebola: save the panic

Sydney McRae, Copy Editor

November 3, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Everywhere you look there are headlines about Ebola. Could it spread to the United States? Should we really be that concerned? Did you know that Influenza actually spreads more easily and kills more people per year than Ebola? According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, “More than...

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