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Holton FFA Envirothon team wins State, headed to Canada

Holton Staff

May 17, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Student Life, Top Stories

Holton High School FFA Envirothon team, along with alternate sophomore Joshua Clark, will compete at the North America Envirothon competition July 24 - 29 at Trent University’s campus in Peterbourgh, Ontario, Canada.  They qualified for nationals by winning first place in the State Envirothon competition...

Four wheels and Freedom

Blake Harris

May 17, 2016


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

A first car is a big deal, but a new car is an even bigger deal. High school students all over the country are constantly receiving cars to transport themselves, and the entire luggage that comes with being a high school student around. The bags filled with practice clothes, and the dry cleaned notables...

Is Modern Culture Ruining Childhood?

Emma Wittmer

May 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Student Life, Top Stories

Kids will still remain kids; there will be endless sleepovers, bike rides, and birthday parties. However, as new technology says hello, play dates say goodbye. Parents are providing cell phones to their kids at an early age all the time. My brother and I did not receive a cell phone until we entered...

Plunge for a purpose

Lauryn Moore

February 24, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Student Life

Get ready to run out into frigid waters and freeze for a great cause! The Special Olympics Polar Plunge is being held at Banner Creek Reservoir this Saturday, February 27. The Polar Plunge is a unique opportunity for individuals, organizations and businesses to support Special Olympics athletes by...

Spring Break fever

Spring Break fever

Emma Gilliland, Online Editor

February 22, 2016


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

As winter comes to an end and the sun starts to shine, students begin to dream about spring break activities. The break is popular among students as it is the time to take a vacation from a busy high school lifestyle. From homework, band, sports, clubs, and jobs, students have no problem staying busy. “Homework,...

Haunted Town brings Spooks and Scares

Blake Harris, Assistant Editorial Editor

October 29, 2015


Filed under Features, Student Life

With Halloween right around the corner, many teenagers find fun in touring haunted houses, going on hayrack rides, and finding other activities to scary the heebie–jeebies out of them. Thirty miles northwest of Kansas City, sits a small town, Atchison. The majority of people in Kansas know Atchison...

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