The Tribe

  • February 23Basketball Boys Varsity Game 7:00 @Home vs FHC

  • February 23Basketball Boys JV Game 5:30 @Home vs FHC

The Hamilton Legacy

The Hamilton Legacy

Megan Thompson, Writer

May 3, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Hamilton: the American Musical was at the Fox Theatre between April 3 through April 22. Getting tickets to see Hamilton was not an easy processes for most, but if you got to see it the musical proved to be absolutely worth it. It’s hard to imagine a musical about the guy on the ten dollar bill would t...

Meet the Author: Melissa Scholes Young

Meet the Author: Melissa Scholes Young

Megan Thompson, Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Melissa Scholes Young visited Holt High School’s library to talk about her book "Flood" and her journey as a writer. She taught college writing, creative writing, advanced fiction and poetry at American University in Washington DC. She also has a 16-year-old daughter. Young comes from a farm family and grew up i...

WSD Film Fest

April 9, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Video

Nug Day

Nug Day

Jacob Rothenberger, Writer

April 6, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Student Life, Uncategorized

On May, 25 the last day of school, two Holt students are holding a ridiculous competition for a good cause.  John Hirschbuehler ('20) and Alex Meyer ('20) are bringing an eating competition called "Nug Day" to the city of Wentzville. The winner gets a trophy; those who puke or quit, get their shirts...

Cross the Universe and Wrinkle Time

Cross the Universe and Wrinkle Time

Brooke Ginger, Design Editor

March 22, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

While everyone is talking about Black Panther, a wonderful movie in many ways, there is another movie in theaters that has come from across the universe and out of the hearts of childhood. A Wrinkle in Time, directed by Ava DuVernay, hit the big screen on March 9th, and while it might not be doing amazing...

DECA’s 19th Annual Spring Fling

DECA’s 19th Annual Spring Fling

Lexi Bilzing, Contributor

March 14, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Are you an avid Easter-loving, candy-eating, prize-winning fanatic?? Spring fling is where you belong. Whether you have small siblings or you want to volunteer some help to Holt DECA, our community would love your presence! Our 19th annual Spring Fling is happening on March 30th. It’s theore...

12 Dates Around the Sun

12 Dates Around the Sun

Alexis Bilzing, Contributor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

In spirit of Valentine’s Day, I have compiled a list of a date you and your significant other can go on once a month, until the next Valentine’s Day. Majority of students at Holt believe that the crossroads of the nation is the most boring place on Earth. Prepare yourself for some exposure, because we h...

Battle of the Bands

Battle of the Bands

Marcus Shontz, Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Battle of the Bands will be held next week on Thursday, February 8th. The Event will be held in C.H. Jones Auditorium There will be multiple guests featured, including "The Wild & Free" Wristbands will be on sale during the lunches all next week.   Battle of the band ticket costs...

Wonder Movie Review

Wonder Movie Review

Jada Sosa, Contributor

January 3, 2018


Filed under A & E, Entertainment, Showcase

The movie Wonder tells a heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time. August even wears an astronaut helmet occasionally because of his face. Auggie has been loved, nurtured, and protected, but...

The Right Direction

The Right Direction

Lillian Bancroft, Writer

December 18, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Holt High School is hosting two student led, one acts early next year. They will be almost completely student led and have just started production. Two students are directing the plays, one each. Rebecca Hawkins (19’) and Lillian Bancroft (18’) are the student directors this year. Each one act is a co...

Gaining Confidence

Gaining Confidence

Tori Payeur, Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Sometimes we lack confidence within ourself. There are times when we just do not feel the best about who we are. It can also be a challenge to see the greatness we hold. Here are some things to consider when you feel down or just need a reminder about your potential. You are the only you. There is...

What Happens When You Submit Sarcastic Responses To Our Surveys?

What Happens When You Submit Sarcastic Responses To Our Surveys?

Maggie Poronto and Anna Ramsey

October 5, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Video

One fateful day, Lillian Bancroft (‘18) sent out a survey entitled “What Makes You Legendary”. The survey asked students to describe a special talent that they possess. Bancroft received many amazing responses from many students in our school, yet one stood out far above the rest. Michael Blunt (‘19) told our m...

The student news site of  Holt High School
Entertainment