The Holtonian

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,...

“New Year, New Me”

Blake Harris, Editorial Edit

January 20, 2017

A common testimony many will hear while ringing in the New Year is “new year, new me.” All around the world people make resolutions to better themselves. Some are to be fun, like walking dogs once a week at the Humane Society;...

Black Friday Shopping

Lauryn Moore, Assistant News Editor

December 5, 2016

Those loud obnoxious noises, or people rustling through shelves and running around the store like a chicken with their head cut off are people Black Friday shopping. Now Black Friday shopping and getting those huge deals aren’t...

Protestors deserve to be heard

Gabbi Katz

November 30, 2016

Ever since Donald Trump’s win on November 8, many people have taken to the streets or to social media to say that they don’t support his win. The streets have been crowded with people, chanting ‘not my president,’ among...

A Letter to Hillary’s Supporters

Gabbi Katz, Assistant Editoral Editor

November 16, 2016

Many supporters of Hillary Clinton woke up Wednesday morning feeling like a stranger in their own country. The previous night they had been optimistic of a Clinton presidency, one that would go down in history, but that was not...

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