The Holtonian

Coloring in Quarantine

Sydney Althauser, Editor

May 19, 2020

  All teenagers need something that helps them destress, especially in the times we are going through currently.  When you think of coloring, children probably come to mind.  In recent years though, ‘adult coloring...

Try a publications class

Trey Wright, Assistant Sports Editor

May 15, 2020

   Taking a journalism class all four years of high school was one of the best decisions I made in high school. It is a different experience than any other high school class.    In journalism you learn...

How quarantine is good for the environment, but bad for the economy

Lillian Mulenga, Editor

April 16, 2020

  Starting March 9, 2020, and going until March 16, the stock market surpassed its previous record and had reached its three lowest point drops in U.S history. The last time the stock market had a drastic point drop as suc...

How to stay healthy and not get cabin fever during coronavirus

Olivia Yingst, Editor

April 14, 2020

  The coronavirus pandemic has put us all in a state of both anxiety and boredom. Kids are practically locked inside by worried moms, which leaves everyone in the house on edge. From adults to five-year-olds, everyone is...

If cell phone use isn’t distracting, it should be permitted

Cameron Smith

December 6, 2017

For years the fight between student and teachers over cell phone use in class has been an issue. Students will do anything they can to try to sneak a quick text or send a Snapchat without being seen by a teacher. Teachers, on...

What age is too young for technology?

Madi Kennedy

December 6, 2017

My parents always told me I would never get a phone until I turn 16. I was 14 when I got my first phone. iPhones these days are becoming more popular and more advanced. There are children under the age of 10 that have iPhones...

Life skills more important than mere test scores

Kinsley Watkins

December 6, 2017

Some child development experts are now becoming concerned that young children and students are not learning the education and skills that they need to succeed later in life. Parents are becoming more and more worried when their...

Kneeling for anthem is wrong

Chloe Amon

December 6, 2017

National League football players have been kneeling during the Pledge of Allegiance. Many of them won’t stand during the pledge to the flag because they don’t believe in showing pride for a country that oppresses black people...

Mold can be health issue

Isabell Watkins, Journalism 1 Reporter

May 4, 2017

Holton High School has some possible health issues due to the age of the school. The most important health issue is mold. Mold can cause problems because it is a health risk to all of the students. There are several causes...

School custodians treat locker room infestation

Brady Boswell, Journalism 1 Reporter

May 4, 2017

  Some students would say that the school is not very clean. From personal experience, I’ve seen roaches in the locker room. I think that the cause of this infestation is that kids leave stinky, sweaty clothes in...

Rethink fast food choice

Savanna Booth, Journalism 1 Reporter

May 4, 2017

  Did you know, that about one in three kids in the U.S. eat burgers, fries, and sodas, the staples of the American fast food fix, every day? Isn’t that crazy? According to the Centers for Disease Control and National...

HHS renovates auditorium

Adalee Degenhardt, Journalism 1 Reporter

May 4, 2017

  Over the last few months several changes around Holton High School have occurred. The biggest change is the renovation of the auditorium. Over the years small additions have been made such as new curtains, updated lighting,...

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