The Holtonian

How COVID-19 affects students saving money for college

Savanna Booth, Editor

May 11, 2020

  Due to COVID-19, the graduating class of 2020 has experienced an ending to their senior year like no one has before. The last semester of high school is meant to be spent face to face with friends, making memories, finding...

How the Coronavirus could affect summer

Faith Haussler, Editor

May 11, 2020

  At this time in life, many things are unknown. Nobody knows what the next day, week, or month looks like. Most of our lives are planned out well in advance, but many things are left unknown at this point due to Covid-19.  ...

HOLTON HIGH SCHOOL journalists win at State Contests


May 4, 2020

LAWRENCE, May 2, 2020 – The Kansas Scholastic Press Association is proud to announce the winners of the 2020 State Contest, which rewarded the best student journalism from around the state. To earn the chance to compete in the...

State provides new guidelines beginning May 4

Allison Campbell, news editor

May 3, 2020

After more than a month under a state issued stay-at-home order, Governor Laura Kelly has decided to let the order expire, allowing Kansans to begin to return to their daily activities. To prevent a spike in COVID-19 cases, Kelly...

How COVID-19 is changing school

Lillian Mulenga, Editor

April 16, 2020

  On March 11 the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 as a national pandemic. Shortly after, Kansas governor Laura Kelly made the decision to shut down all Kansas schools for the rest of the year, as did many other ...

Online Learning – the good, the bad, and the ugly

Faith Haussler, Editor

April 14, 2020

  As we all know, life is a little different during these days and school has been greatly affected. Instead of going through the normal morning routine, students get up and get on computers to have classes. Kids don’t...

Pregnancies in the midst of Pandemic

Savanna Booth, Editor

April 14, 2020

  As delivering a baby is already a stressful situation, imagine delivering a child into a world full of COVID-19. The current coronavirus pandemic is adding practical and emotional layers of stress to the already overwh...

COVID-19 impacts community, businesses

Allison Campbell, News Editor

April 13, 2020

  As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak many Jackson County businesses, restaurants and community members have had to take extra precautions to avoid spreading the virus. On March 30, governor Laura Kelly enacted a stay at h...

Students participate in icebreaker activity

Riley Mulroy, Online Editor

September 11, 2019

Paper snowballs is an icebreaker activity students in Haussler’s class played at the start of the school year. The activity was designed for students to get to know their classmates. Everyone started off with a blank sheet of...

Students engage in nation-wide movement

Holtonian Staff and Samantha Wilson

March 14, 2018

Students across the nation spent time at 10 a.m. recognizing the importance of school safety. While some schools engaged in protests and walkouts, the HHS Student Council invited the student body to participate in an optio...

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October 31, 2017


National Make a Difference Day

Savanna Booth

October 31, 2017

During the last week of October, minds are normally thinking about pumpkins, candy corn, spooky stories, and Halloween. A nation holiday that is greatly over looked is Make a Difference Day. Make a Difference day is every year...

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