The Holtonian

Holton High students spread positive messages

Rachel Bryant

February 14, 2013


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Holton High will open its doors to middle school students this Saturday to help them learn about making good decisions. Students in grades 6-8 from Jackson Heights, Royal Valley, and Holton will be attending. The conference will start at 8 a.m. and will end at 4 p.m. These students will learn about...

Kiddie Camp returns to USD 336

Dalton Beightel, Holtonian Editor

February 2, 2013


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It’s that time of year again. Holton High School Spirit Squad are taking to the gym and preparing the kindergarten through 6th graders for the annual Kiddie Camp. On Saturday February 2, the children of Holton Grade School will pile into the high school. “We have 97 little kids coming this year,...

Bullying Activities Warn Students

Bullying Activities Warn Students

Maddie Reith

January 24, 2013


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This year students decided to inform Holton High all about bullying. They hoped that if they knew about the dangers of bullying, it would happen less. Each month upperclassmen go to all of the AEPs to do an activity that is somehow related bullying. “The bullying activities teach me the affects...

Sandy Hook Makes the new Move

Morgan Kennedy

January 8, 2013


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It’s the New Year and there have been changes that have been made in our country, such as gun control, and other things. For Sandy Hook School, they’re making a huge change. After the deadly shooting that happened less than a month ago, they have decided to move. It was an emotional day back for...

Trevin leaves, Three still Remain

Kenton Tegethoff

December 13, 2012


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During the winter people usually don’t get out of the house much because of the cold weather. They usually watch TV, play video games, and browse the web. If you’re one of those people turn on the tube and start watching The Voice. It is one of the most viewed, exciting shows airing right now. As...

“Angels” Rock the Runway in New York City

Rachel Bryant

December 11, 2012


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The annual Victoria’s Secret fashion show was held in New York on Lexington Avenue Armory and the runway was shining with “angels”. Special music artists included Rihanna, Bruno Mars, and Justin Bieber attended and performed their hit singles. The opening of the show began with a circus act...

Students help out at Christmas Store

Danica Haverkamp

December 11, 2012


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Getting into the Christmas spirit for the clubs at Holton High means one thing: giving.  SADD, FCA, StuCo and JCYC are getting into the spirit by making donations to the Community Christmas store and volunteering at the Salvation Army.  All clubs are targeting their gifts to teens as sometimes the...

FFA Succeeds

Shannon Sides

November 20, 2012


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The Holton FFA chapter has worked hard during their studies this year, and it paid off at the 2012 NE District FFA Leadership School, which took place on November 8th. The day consisted of various competitions, one being Parliamentary Procedure, which included a par law demo and a par law test.  ...

Students want more Halloween

Sam Nichols

October 23, 2012


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Is it all because of the dress code? The students get reminded of it daily. We hear it every year at the beginning of school. What to wear, or what not to wear. Do they not trust us? Hundreds of schools across the U.S. are allowed to wear their Halloween costume to school. I’m sure they have to...

National 4-H Week

Danica Haverkamp

October 15, 2012


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“I want you for 4-H!”  At the fall fest there is a scarecrow contest, many different people compete in this contest.  4-H clubs are one of many people that devote a few hours to create a good theme for the contest.  The “I want you for 4-H” is the Denison Builders scarecrow to help promote...

Wednesday Pep Rally proves unforgettable

October 5, 2012


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Wednesday night at the Holton High School pep rally, a series of exciting events happened from football players dancing to homecoming candidates getting a fine makeover. Holton High school seniors Tyler Burdiek, Kara Decker, Trent Tanking, Connor Strader, Ryan Heafke, Elizabeth Allen, Hannah Sweet,...

Last Day of Spirit Week

Emily Nevil

October 5, 2012


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TGIF! Listening to Mrs. Kimmi say that in the morning on announcements makes every Friday so much better. Thinking just this one more day and we’re free for the weekend! Holton High takes spirit week very serious, everyone takes time to dress up and win prizes at the end of the week. Blue/white...

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