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Ag-Ed: Glimpse into Activities

Ag-Ed: Glimpse into Activities

April 29, 2016


Filed under Features

Dad

Mary Gorden

April 28, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Creative Writing, Poetry

Dad, you are like a hurricane. I still see your aftermath in my reflection wrecked, scattered, strewn, yet you evaporated years and years ago. Your waterline is still drawn on my mother’s skin, a reminder of when you swept in and left only debris. How can you sleep at night knowing that your ...

Not a Victim

Mary Gorden

April 28, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Creative Writing, Poetry

I am glass. I am glass at home while I sit behind my computer. Each word they type about me is a thrown rock projected by artificial light onto my skin at 9pm on a Tuesday night. I must pretend that the words thrown are not cracking my surface.   In the hallways I am ice. if...

Glass

Mary Gorden

April 28, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Creative Writing, Poetry

You treated me like I was a thin sheet glass in your hands. You believed whole-heartedly that I was frail and fragile- easy to crack. You thought you could see right through me.   You loved the idea of being the one in control, loved having the power to fracture me with a twist...

Holton KAY Club Participates in Feed A Bee Campaign

Holton KAY Club Participates in Feed A Bee Campaign

Brooklyn Klahr and Janae Skaggs

April 27, 2016


Filed under News

On April 22nd, the Holton KAY club joined together to teach elementary aged students about Earth Day, by showing them a campaign called “Feed A Bee”. The campaign focuses on students getting outside and planting flowers for the bees to pollinate. The KAY club introduced this concept to the childr...

Yeti Cups

Claire Mosier, Feature Editors

April 8, 2016


Filed under Features

Do Yeti cups and coolers hold up to the hype? Yeti cups have recently become very popular with Holton High students. What exactly goes into a Yeti cup to keep your drinks cold longer? The Rambler cup is made from kitchen grade stainless steel with a double-wall insulation. This ensures that your drinks...

Instilling Confidence

Lyndie Copeland, Ad Manager

April 6, 2016


Filed under Creative Writing, Short Stories

A short story written by Lyndie Copeland: In the middle of a Manhattan apartment swirled Archie Abbott. Streaming through the window, light glistened off of Archie’s 6’1” frame, highlighting his warm, brown hair and hazel eyes. Dressed head-to-toe in a stiff suit, freshly shined shoes, and a...

Caffeinated Bliss

Lyndie Copeland, Ad Manager

April 6, 2016


Filed under Creative Writing, Poetry

A soft sweep of sensations,   Flooding, a stream of aromas, through my being.   Fragrant, sugary fragrances,   Suddenly, stress relieving,   Yet, I must wait. Minutes, oh agonizing minutes.   Patience vanishes, replaced vacantly by my dancing foot.   Name...

Dark Illumination

Lyndie Copeland, Ad Manager

April 6, 2016


Filed under Creative Writing, Poetry

Oh, sweet light   Energy sparking, glowing bright   Passion and fervor, ignite   Faces tilt upward, glistening, basking in delight   Heated energy, generating excite   Illuminating rays, enhancing, enchanting sight   Be gone deep orange...

How to Survive Your Last 30 Days

Maggie Pruitt, Newspaper Co-Editor

April 6, 2016


Filed under Features

30 days left? What? Just yesterday I was parked in the pavement and received a ticket because I was supposed to be in the gravel. Senior year has swiftly flown by as we have celebrated senior nights, made plans for next year, survived scholarship week, and have our last hoorah at senior prom in less...

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