The Holtonian

Selfie Struggles

Faith Holaday, J1 Reporter

May 27, 2016

All over the nation people have died while taking drastic measures to take selfies. Since 2014, 16 have died while taking a picture on a cliff, 14 drowned, eight died while posing next to a train, four died posing with a gun,...

Students Plan for Busy Summer

Janae Skaggs, Assistant Feature Editor

May 25, 2016

With summer right around the corner Holton High School athletes are preparing for next years season. As the summer is packed with weight lifting, camps, conditioning, and commitment it seems as if the next school year gets closer...


May 17, 2016

As I fall into the abyss I feel that I will never be missed As I go deeper and deeper into the darkness I see no light in to end I see no kindness as I descend I reach the bottom, and all I feel is the cold I...

Kansas Schools might shut down

Gabby Katz

May 17, 2016

In February of 2016 it was announced that Kansas schools have a chance of not opening for the 2016-17 school year. The threat is brought on by Legislature failing to cure unfairness between rich and poor school districts. The...

Holton FFA Envirothon team wins State, headed to Canada

Holton Staff

May 17, 2016

Holton High School FFA Envirothon team, along with alternate sophomore Joshua Clark, will compete at the North America Envirothon competition July 24 - 29 at Trent University’s campus in Peterbourgh, Ontario, Canada.  They...

Four wheels and Freedom

Blake Harris

May 17, 2016

A first car is a big deal, but a new car is an even bigger deal. High school students all over the country are constantly receiving cars to transport themselves, and the entire luggage that comes with being a high school student...

Is Modern Culture Ruining Childhood?

Emma Wittmer

May 17, 2016

Kids will still remain kids; there will be endless sleepovers, bike rides, and birthday parties. However, as new technology says hello, play dates say goodbye. Parents are providing cell phones to their kids at an early age...

Good Hygiene?

Maleah Price, Assistant Feature Editor

May 16, 2016

Do you people shower everyday? If not, they should! They don’t want your fellow classmates to think they stink or they’re gross. Good hygiene is very important to have as a teen, especially if they are participating in a sport....

A Bad Case of Senioritis

Reagan Tinney, Copy Editor

May 16, 2016

With graduation right around the corner, seniors are starting to develop a certain disease that causes them to lose all motivation. This disease causes extreme laziness, random bursts of laughter, loss of thinking of important...


Corey Nordyke, Site Designer, Assistant Photographer

May 9, 2016

It's sad to grow up having a mom, but at the same time not having a mom. Moms are supposed to be there through thick and thin, but my mom wasn't. It wasn't that my mom was never there it was just that she never cared. It wasn’t...

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