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HHS senior signs with Highland Community College

Regan Tinney, Editor

December 18, 2015


Filed under News

On Friday, December 11, Megan Rhule, senior, signed with Highland Community College to further her love for volleyball with the team. “I always enjoyed playing volleyball. It’s something I can play to just take my mind off of things,” said Rhule. “I’ve worked very hard to get where I am...

Threat of ISIS over Kansas

Quinn Holaday

December 17, 2015


Filed under News, Top Stories

All over the world others are reading about ISIS. In the past month ISIS has torn down many cities inside the United States along with many cities outside of the states. According to wibw.com, dozens of investigations regarding Islamic terrorism are going on right now in Kansas stated Congressman...

Standpoint on stress

Standpoint on stress

Emma Wittmer

December 17, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Spend evenings doing homework, stress over the little things, and tired of having no free time. Academic stress started at a young age, in first grade I would start to feel sick by how stressed or worried I would get over schoolwork. It’s hard to think about a seven year old first grader already...

Easy Tips to Getting a Job

Sydney McRae, Editor

December 12, 2015


Filed under Features

Job searching: go in, get an application, fill that baby out and hand it back in. Sounds simple, right? Wrong. The typical high school student is very busy. With family, friends, school, homework, extra curricular activities and millions of other things to balance in a young adults life, it is often...

FCCLA spreads christmas cheer at local nursing home

Maddie Foster, Copy Editor, Newspaper Editor

December 12, 2015


Filed under News

Christmastime brings many community service opportunities. One always participate in toy drives, food drives, and assisting with the Christmas Bureau, but Holton High School’s Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is switching up the community service this year. FCCLA is going...

Tis The Season

Tis The Season

Maggie Pruitt, Editor

December 12, 2015


Filed under Features

Christmas is not celebrated by all, but most. Lights and decorations hung, festive foods shared among friends, and Christmas attire spread throughout the community, ugly sweaters or not. There is no right or wrong way to celebrate this holiday. Depending upon age could determine Christmas festivities. One...

50 years and counting

50 years and counting

Gracie Frakes, Online Editor

December 3, 2015


Filed under Features

Throughout the previous years, Charlie Brown has reached the homes of many families through the Christmas season. This year however is more exciting then the many other years. For this actors and the producers of this wonderful Christmas movie are proud to announce that this is their 50th year! I...

The Frozen Field

Josh Bjelland, Sports Editor

December 3, 2015


Filed under Bjelland Breakdown

With a touchdown and a two-point conversion in the closing minute of the Sub State game against the Colombus Titans, the Holton Wildcats earned a trip to the State Championship, where they would face off with the Holcomb Longhorns. “We knew whichever team had the ball last would win the game. It...

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