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National Read A Book Day

Brooklyn Klahr, Online Editor

September 6, 2017


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Happy National Read A Book Day! In honor of this holiday, the Holtonian staff asked Head Librarian at Holton, Annie Brock, to submit her book recommendation for this month. “Ready Player One by Ernest Cline was published in 2011, but if you haven't already read it, now is the perfect time, because...

Holton artists display talents

Alyssa McCammon, Photographer

May 9, 2017


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During the week preceding the League track meet and during the day on Thursday, there will be student art work displayed.  This slide show features some of the student art work on display.

Spanish students strut their stuff

May 5, 2017


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Brenda Eubanks Spanish II students presented the annual What Not To Wear Fashion Show.  Here are some of the favorite outfits and models....

Vocalists prepare to perform

Alyssa McCammon, Journalism 1 Reporter

May 4, 2017


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All three vocal classes have been preparing for concerts and performances this spring. “For the most part all the classes have worked very well this semester,” Bond said. “The Notables are the prepared out of all the classes with the Singers a close second.” The lowest level class that...

Winter Formal Spirit Week, assembly entertain

Shaye Leavendusky, Journalism 1 Reporter

May 4, 2017


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To celebrate winter formal and get students in the spirit, SutCo put together a spirit week. “I think Spirit Week brought the student body together and also got students pumped for formal,” said freshman Addie Degenhardt. On Monday it was Pajama Day, which worked out pretty nicely because students...

Alvarez lands TCC internship

Karen Ford, adviser

April 27, 2017


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Senior Berenice Alvarez never has studied To Kill a Mockingbird during her course work at HHS, but thanks to a graphic design internship with Topeka Civic Theater, she will be part of the audience viewing a production of that novel. Alvarez was invited to lunch and to attend Topeka Civic Theater...

Home Away From Home

Ashlyn Robinson, Retrospect Asst. Editor / Reporter

April 26, 2017


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Many students and parents at HHS see each other both at home and at school.  See what they have to say about their home away from home.

Last month’s Winter Sports ceremony held during wrestling meet

Savanna Booth, J1 Reporter

February 16, 2017


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During Winter Royalty week last month at HHS, many events were held leading up to the ceremony Friday night. Some of the events that happened during this week were a pep-rally, spirit week, and the winter formal dance. The winter royalty pep-rally was hilarious for everyone in attendance. The candidates...

Holton wins United Way competition

Mary Pritchett and Gracie Fischer, 21st Century Journalism

December 17, 2016


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Christmas is the time of giving! The United Way of Jackson County committee organized a Royal Valley and Holton High School competitive food drive to support the Jackson County Food Pantry and the Jackson County Christmas Bureau. The canned goods donated were split between the Bureau and the food pantry....

Students Plan for Busy Summer

Janae Skaggs, Assistant Feature Editor

May 25, 2016


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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 and closer. As summer begins, the children are at the pool the first...

Good Hygiene?

Maleah Price, Assistant Feature Editor

May 16, 2016


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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. Everyone should have a shower or bath everyday. Without shower they will...

A Bad Case of Senioritis

Reagan Tinney, Copy Editor

May 16, 2016


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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 things, and obsessive Netflix watching. Its official definition is called...

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