The Holtonian

Students mix it up at lunch

Students mix it up at lunch

Courtney Boswell, Feature Editor

January 27, 2016

As part of spirit week for Winter Royalty, the Anti-Bullying Task Force had their annual "Mix It Up" at lunch. At lunch on this day, students get handed a card with either a rectangle or circle on the card with a number on it. Students then find their number on the assigned table and sit there during...

HHS students prepare for upcoming Winter Formal

Maleah Price, Assistant Feature Editor

January 27, 2016

The lights get low, the music gets loud, shoes come off and the dance begins. Every year, following the basketball game and the crowning ceremony, Student Council puts on a dance for all of the student body, called Winter Formal. Girls flow into the commons area dressed in their sparkling dresses,...

Wildcats look forward to a change in fate

Mason Strader, Assistant Sports Editor

January 25, 2016

The Wildcats hope for a splendid second round of the league breaking the 8 game losing streak, Saturday 23 against league opponent Jefferson West. With a loss to Eudora in the first round of the Mid-Season Tonganoxie Invitational basketball tournament, and an overtime loss the Tonganoxie. The Wildcats...


Sydney McRae, Editor

January 21, 2016

Toilets are no ones favorite subject. They are both disgusting and mysterious. Why mysterious people may wonder? Not mysterious as in that cute guy who sits a few rows back in your third period that is quiet and sultry. Mysterious as in when we flush the coverless, horrifying toilets at school, where...


Blake Harris, Assistant Feature Editor

January 19, 2016

There is a tiny ghost White and fair That lives in my phone The touch of a thumb The camera flashes And takes a quick pic Selfie or not Sending to all my friends This ghost runs my life All day Everyday Snapping is the name Chatting is the game

TED Talk

Janae Skaggs, Assistant Feature Editor

January 19, 2016

Everyone has their own views on the world’s most debated subjects, as well as the least thought about specifics; TED Talks cover that and everything in between. TED was created in 1984 and then, it was an invitation only event in Monterey, California that covered technology, entertainment, and design....

One Life

Blake Harris, Assistant Opinion Editor

January 19, 2016

One life we have, one life we lead Don't let your heart be filled with greed Carpe Diem, seize the day! Be extraordinary, be wonderful, and be astounding today. An eye for an eye is no way to live, For a smile is an easy gift to give. If that is the first thought that comes to mind, Then...


Corey Nordyke, Site Designer, Assistant Photographer

January 12, 2016

I don’t care if you don’t think I’m pretty. Being pretty isn’t about being popular, wearing name brand clothes, or how much money you have. Being pretty is about knowing who you are and not caring what people think about you. I have come a long way to get where I am today. I’m not saying...

Seniors take advantage of early release

Claire Mosier, Feature Editor

January 8, 2016

Students generally dread coming back from Christmas Break. Those two weeks are essentially a preview of what summer will be like, only much warmer. So when the Sunday before the first day back rolls around, students go into the winter blues. However, for some seniors that have schedules that allow it,...

Are guns a good thing?

Are guns a good thing?

Gracie Frakes, Online Editor

January 6, 2016

Through this year, many people have been arguing if we should have the right to be able to carry around a gun or not. The Second Amendment states, “ A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.” The...

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