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New Elementary School

New Elementary School

November 25, 2015


Filed under Features

Is Cheer a Sport?

Is Cheer a Sport?

Gracie Frakes, Assistant Online Editor

November 24, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Many people have been having small talk about if cheer is a sport. Many people could argue both ways. Fellow students at Holton High School have different opinions about cheer. Lately there have been a lot of arguments about it. Many disagree that cheer is a sport. But all together agree that Holton...

HHS students help design graduation announcements

Brooklyn Klahr, Online Editor

November 20, 2015


Filed under News

Recently a group of five students from Holton High School got the opportunity to go on a trip to Wichita University to work alongside Jostens in the task of designing graduation announcements. “It was a really good creative opportunity, I liked that we got to make an announcement that seniors would...

Thanksgiving rounds the corner

Emma Gilliland, Online editor

November 18, 2015


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Turkey, stuffing, pie, oh my! With Thanksgiving around the corner students are getting excited for the start of the holiday season. “Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. Getting to spend time with my family while eating food is always good,” said sophomore, Dylan Aeschliman. Thanksgiving...

Anything Goes

Emma Reith, Online Editor

November 16, 2015


Filed under News

The Holton choir put on Anything Goes for their annual musical this year. Anything goes is set on board the ship S.S. American, so the music for the stage crew had to build the stage to look like a ship. There were some difficulties with this.   “This biggest hurdle we’ve had to overcome...

Bjelland Breakdown

Josh Bjelland, asst. sports editor

November 12, 2015


Filed under Bjelland Breakdown, Sports

The NBA season kicked off this past weekend and there’s one thing that makes it great for me. Kobe Bryant, the legend, is back on the court and healthy. He start- ed off the season with a 24-point game and is hungry to show the young-bloods how it’s done. Another thing to look forward to thi...

A Passion for Politics

A Passion for Politics

November 12, 2015


Filed under Features, Top Stories

As many students spent their summer basking in the blistering Kansas sun, Sonora Sheldon, senior, voyaged 1,286 miles away from home. As an accepted participant of the National Youth Education Summit (Y.E.S.) sponsored by the friends of NRA (National Rifle Association), Sheldon was awarded an all expenses...

Thank goodness for Kimmi

Mikaela Mayhew and Maggie Pruitt

November 12, 2015


Filed under Features, News

Many have seen her in the office working on her computer, or know her voice from over the intercom during morning announcements. This is HHS’s secretary, Kathi Kimmi, who will be retiring in December. Kimmi, who has been working at the high school for sixteen years, first started as a para at the...

Paxton prevails

Mason Strader, Assistant Sports Editor

November 12, 2015


Filed under Football, Sports

Some would consider it “The Kick of the Season”; others, such as close friends, family, teammates, and I would consider it to be “The Kick of a Lifetime.” My cousin Peyton Paxton, a senior at Holton High, wears number 8 proudly on his blue Holton football uniform. Usually Peyton is with Grandpa...

Unprecedented KU volleyball fights to stay in top 10

Courtney Boswell, Feature Editor

November 6, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

After starting off the season with an unknown record of 19-0 Kansas University volleyball traveled down to No. 2 ranked Texas. The Jayhawks fought hard against the Longhorns, but eventually the Longhorns came out on top winning 25-16, 25-19, and 25-14. The Jayhawks are ranked No. 10 in the AVCA Division...

Bully Free Zone

Maleah Price, Assistant Feature Editor

November 4, 2015


Filed under Features

Today bullying is the number one weapon used due to aggression towards teens. The definition of bullying is to use superior strength or influence to intimidate someone, typically to force him or her to do what one wants. Twenty years ago bullying wasn’t a worldwide issue. Holton High School has...

It’s that time of the year

Mason Strader, Assistant Sports Editor

November 4, 2015


Filed under Features, Football, News, Sports

It’s that time of year, as the first round of the 4A Division 2 playoffs start this Friday, November 6. Holton Wildcats, with a 3 and 0 district sweep, will face the Trojans from Osawatomie. The Trojans have a record of 7-2 with a one-point loss to Wellsville and a District championship loss to...

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