The Holtonian

Romney surprises Republicans

Allie Iverson, asst. news editor

January 30, 2015

Friday morning, Mitt Romney surprised donors when he announced he would not be running in the 2016 presidential election. “After putting considerable thought into making another run for president, I’ve decided it’s best to give other leaders in the party the opportunity to become our next nominee,”...

Journalism students taste test chocolate for experiment

Maddie Foster, News Editor

January 28, 2015

As an elective at Holton High, the students can take journalism classes with Karen Ford. Most people start when they are freshmen and take 21st Century Journalism. This is a class to introduce new journalists to the techniques and history of journalism. This last week, the freshmen journalism class just...

Foul smells fill the halls

Maggie Pruitt, Assistant News Editor

January 26, 2015

On Monday, Jan. 26, Holton High students were welcomed back from the weekend with a horrid smell from the building. The smell came from the room of science and agriculture teacher, Alex Bartel. His room is located in the basement of the building. “As a student who goes to Washburn Tech., I came...

LadyCats hoping to make a strong finish at mid-season tournament

Emily McKinsey, Photo Editor

January 22, 2015

The Holton High School Girls Basketball team is currently competing in the Basehor-Linwood tournament. They are two games in and guaranteed one more. So far, the girls have played the Blue Valley Tigers and the Basehor-Linwood Bobcats. The LadyCats fell short to the Tigers, losing by ten with a score...

Cawby Makes Important Life Decision

Reagan Tinney

January 21, 2015

Since Joel Cawby, junior, dedicated his life to Christ, he has made the decision to do missionary work. Most missionaries stay local and talk to others about their faith, but Cawby has made the life-threatening decision to go to China and the Iraq-Iran-Syria combo to save Christians from being persecuted....

National Blood Donor Month

Sydney McRae, Reporter

January 15, 2015

To many, January is a gloomy, cold time. The holidays are over, fun decorations come down and you are left with cold weather without all the fun. But, not many people realize that January is National Blood Donor Month. So, why is this month National Blood Donor Month? Blood is in short supply during...

Student’s hopes of no school crushed

Maddie Reith, Newspaper Editor

January 7, 2015

Today, several students woke up and checked the weather in hopes of a day off. However, school was not canceled, even with the extreme temperatures. Holton's temperature today has a high of four degrees and that is at eight tonight. Snow flurries late after the game last night also put hope in the...

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