From left, Holton High School seniors Josh Bjelland, Madison Beightel, Samantha Beauchamp, Javier Batista-Alvarez and Mason Barta listened to classmate Alexandria Bontrager give her graduation speech during Saturday’s commencement exercises in the HHS main gymnasium.
As Holton High School graduate Abigail Heitzman noted at the outset of her commencement speech, graduation day is “one of those special days on which we are allowed to reminisce, weepy-eyed, while we treasure up all the lessons these ha
Working in one school district for 40 years, Superintendent John Rundle has helped facilitate countless facility upgrades, curriculum changes and a one-to-one technology initiative.
Royal Valley Superintendent John Rundle (right) is shown handing a diploma to graduating senior Nick Ehrhart (center) during Royal Valley High School’s graduation on Sunday. Assistant High School Principal Travis Van Vleck is shown at left. This was Rundle’s last graduation at Royal Valley as he is retiring at the end of the school year.
Royal Valley High School’s commencement ceremony Sunday afternoon was a mixture of celebration and anticipation among the 54 graduating seniors.
Amy Haussler
  For 15 years, Amy Haussler of Holton worked as a school psy­chologist for the Holton Special Education Cooperative, most of that time under former long-term Director of Special Education Mark B. Wilson.
Holton Community Hospital recently received an Award of Merit from the Kansas Healthcare Collaboration.  Pictured include (front row, from left) HCH staff members Loretta Fitzgerald, safety officer; Mandy Bontrager, director of nursing, home health and hospice; Cody Utz, director of quality; (back row, from left) Kurt Scott, president of KaMMCO Foundation; Sarah Gideon, risk manager; Brandon Speer and Kendra Tinsley, KHC executive director. (Submitted photo)
  Holton Community Hospital and three other Kansas hospitals were recently recognized for their leadership and achievement in quality improvement and patient safety by the Kansas Healthcare Collaborative (KHC).
Members of the Holton High School Envirothon team that qualified for the North America Envirothon competition this summer in Canada include (from left) juniors Ian McAsey, Tel Witmer, Alexandra Myers, Alexandra Clark and freshman Walker Sheldon.
Holton High School’s FFA Envirothon team will compete at the North America Envirothon competition, set for July 24-29 at Trent University’s campus in Peterbourgh, Ontario, Canada.
From left, Holton High School seniors Josh Bjelland, Madison Beightel, Samantha Beauchamp, Javier Batista-Alvarez and Mason Barta listened to classmate Alexandria Bontrager give her graduation speech during Saturday’s commencement exercises in the HHS main gymnasium.
Royal Valley Superintendent John Rundle (right) is shown handing a diploma to graduating senior Nick Ehrhart (center) during Royal Valley High School’s graduation on Sunday. Assistant High School Principal Travis Van Vleck is shown at left. This was Rundle’s last graduation at Royal Valley as he is retiring at the end of the school year.
Amy Haussler
Holton Community Hospital recently received an Award of Merit from the Kansas Healthcare Collaboration.  Pictured include (front row, from left) HCH staff members Loretta Fitzgerald, safety officer; Mandy Bontrager, director of nursing, home health and hospice; Cody Utz, director of quality; (back row, from left) Kurt Scott, president of KaMMCO Foundation; Sarah Gideon, risk manager; Brandon Speer and Kendra Tinsley, KHC executive director. (Submitted photo)
Members of the Holton High School Envirothon team that qualified for the North America Envirothon competition this summer in Canada include (from left) juniors Ian McAsey, Tel Witmer, Alexandra Myers, Alexandra Clark and freshman Walker Sheldon.
From left, Holton High School seniors Josh Bjelland, Madison Beightel, Samantha Beauchamp, Javier Batista-Alvarez and Mason Barta listened to classmate Alexandria Bontrager give her graduation speech during Saturday’s commencement exercises in the HHS main gymnasium.
As Holton High School graduate Abigail Heitzman noted at the outset of her commencement speech, graduation day is “one of those special days on which we are allowed to reminisce, weepy-eyed, while we treasure up all the lessons these hallways and classrooms taught us.” Minutes later, Heitzman,...
The last day of school means no more homework and tests, but it also means the end of reliable meals for parents who might struggle to feed their children.  A recent Jackson Heights High School graduate is partnering with several organizations to make sure local school-aged children do not go...
On Memorial Day, members of Bernie Deghand American Legion Post 423 in Mayetta will be visiting cemeteries in Jackson County to salute the county’s fallen military men and women. The recently created American Legion post was named for MSgt. Bernard Lee “Bernie” Deghand of Mayetta, a 35th Infantry...
The filing deadline for residents who are seeking election to local, state or federal offices in the 2016 elections is noon on Wednesday, June 1, it has been reported.  The state’s primary election has been set for Aug. 2, and potential candidates have one week left to file.    Candidates can file...

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From left, Holton High School seniors Josh Bjelland, Madison Beightel, Samantha Beauchamp, Javier Batista-Alvarez and Mason Barta listened to classmate Alexandria Bontrager give her graduation speech during Saturday’s commencement exercises in the HHS main gymnasium.

As Holton High School graduate Abigail Heitzman noted at the outset of her commencement speech, graduation day is “one of those special days on which we are allowed to reminisce, weepy-e

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The Royal Valley softball team will compete at regionals in Oskaloosa. 

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