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Holton FFA Envirothon team wins State, headed to Canada

Holton Staff

May 17, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Student Life, Top Stories

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 qualified for nationals by winning first place in the State Envirothon competition...

Mother

Corey Nordyke, Site Designer, Assistant Photographer

May 9, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Creative Writing, Short Stories

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 until 2004 that I finally felt what it was like to have a mother who cared....

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...

Plunge for a purpose

Lauryn Moore

February 24, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Student Life

Get ready to run out into frigid waters and freeze for a great cause! The Special Olympics Polar Plunge is being held at Banner Creek Reservoir this Saturday, February 27. The Polar Plunge is a unique opportunity for individuals, organizations and businesses to support Special Olympics athletes by...

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