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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...

Meet Mr. Myers

Meet Mr. Myers

Brittany Conley

October 3, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Every school year brings new teachers and new students. Many times we can get to know the student sitting next to us, but we don't know very much about the person teaching. This year, we have many new teachers who are excited to be a part of Holt and its students. Mr. Myers is one of those teachers....

Meet Miss Hollander

Meet Miss Hollander

Lexi Pettit, Writer

September 27, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

As the school year began, many unfamiliar faces were seen throughout the halls. New teachers, they are the talk of hallways, just as much as new students are. Miss Hollander is one of those new teachers. The Tribe recently asked her some questions to get to know the new teacher. There are several ...

Current Movies

Current Movies

Alec Reeves, Writer

September 22, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Many great movies came out this season. Those include IT, Home Again, Hitman’s Bodyguard, Wind River, Dunkirk, Logan Lucky, Glass Castle, and Annabelle Creation. IT  has gotten 85% Rotten Tomatoes and 8.1/10 on IMDb. Home Again has gotten 31% Rotten Tomatoes. Hitman’s Bodyguard had gotten 38...

Holt’s Old Souls

Holt’s Old Souls

Tori Payeur, Writer

September 13, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

There are many people who feel as though they belong in a different generation. Many of these students go to Holt. They are called old souls. Old souls are people with a passion for vintage. At Holt,there is an abundance of lovers for the old. "My favorite thing is bringing back the classic look and...

St. Louis Music Scene Grows with A Scarlet Summer

St. Louis Music Scene Grows with A Scarlet Summer

Maggie Poronto and Lillian Bancroft

April 12, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

St. Louis is well known for having a bustling music scene, but the flow of new talent can grow stale from time to time. However, St. Louis natives Asa Wilson, Jay Morgan, Eddie Scalise and Jamison Dietz, promise to breathe new life into St. Louis pop-punk with their new project, A Scarlet Summer. Asa Wils...

Be Our Guest

Be Our Guest

Brooke Ginger, Beat Editor

March 16, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Remakes always have good and bad reception, but now Disney is back at it again and are inviting everyone to Be Their Guest! On Friday, March 17, the live action version of Beauty and the Beast is coming to theaters, and people are thrilled. This Tale as Old as Time has captured the hearts of viewer...

And the Winner Is…

Simon Osler, Online Editor

March 7, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Congratulations to “La La Land” on winning the coveted… wait no, we were given some fake news. “Moonlight” has actually won Best Picture, but the real winner was the audience for getting to experience the best blunder in recent Oscar history. On Sunday February 26, the 89th Academy Awar...

Top 3 Daytrips – Explore Missouri Over Spring Break

Talia Cornejo, Writer

March 3, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Uncategorized

Spring Break is approaching and some people are travelling, but others are stuck here in Missouri. Although Wentzville isn't too fun, Missouri is full of fun things to do to spend your break or even a day. Here is a compiled list of the 3 top things to do in Missouri that are relatively close to Wentzville.  1. Elephan...

Valentine’s Day Playlists

Valentine’s Day Playlists

Elissa May, Writer

February 7, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Uncategorized

These songs are based on reader’s responses, Billboard Top Hits, and my own opinion. The opinions do not represent all of Holt Publications.  These are also not in any specific order. Love Songs: These are the songs for the ones in love.  This is a great playlist for any Valentine’s Day ...

Turn the Pages of a New Year

Turn the Pages of a New Year

Brooke Ginger, Beat Editor

January 27, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Features

When times and life around people get rough, they do anything to get away from it, even for a few minutes. They desperately looked for escape, and they found it hidden within the pages of a book.  Readers got many new wonderful series next year, and others continued on. As people around the world turn...

Kanye Class

Kanye Class

Talia Cornejo, Writer

January 26, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Features

Some argue that pop culture is something that needs to be left out of education, but one Washington University professor disagrees. His name is Dr. Jeffrey McCune, he is an associate professor in the African American Studies. The class he will be teaching is "Politics of Kanye West: Black Genius and...

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