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Are pass cards going away?

Are pass cards going away?

Cody Burns, Writer
January 16, 2014
Filed under College and Career, News, Opinion

There's a rumor going around in the Heights area that pass cards are going to be taken away next year. This is a dumb decision. The administration took away 7 minute passing periods before I even started my high school career. Then, at the start of my junior, they took away late start. Late start was...

Applying for Financial Aid

Applying for Financial Aid

Taylor Moseley, Campus Editor
January 9, 2014
Filed under College and Career, News, Opinion

College bound seniors, now is the time to seriously start thinking about financial aid. Financial aid ranges from scholarships to FAFSA. Students need to be setting goals, making lists, setting priorities; whatever is necessary to get that financial aid that is needed, students need to just do it. FAFSA...

Heights recruits a new softball member

Jordyn Bryant, Writer
December 11, 2013
Filed under College and Career, Sports

Heights softball has a new recruiter, freshman, Lulu Dean. Dean feels softball isnt as serious to her than how serious it  may be to a lot of players do but she's gonna try. Dean says she likes softball because it's a sport.That may seem odd, but she says she wouldn't really consider herself a sports...

Heights Q&A

Jordyn Bryant, Writer
December 11, 2013
Filed under College and Career, Opinion

Amy Warhurst-Wiens was born and raised in Salina, Kansas and would like to visit Fiji. She hated school until college. She plays the piano and clarinet. Q) What are you passionate about? A) Encouraging a love of reading whether it's magazines or books, plus everything between. I want everyone...

Heights Q&A

Jordyn Bryant, Writer
December 9, 2013
Filed under College and Career, Opinion

Kerry Lipsey, a Senior at Heights, would like to visit Milan or Venice, Italy. He enjoyed elementary school the most because it was easier. Q) What are you passionate about? A) Going to college and being a doctor, because I’m passionate about helping people. Q) Who do you look up to? A)...

Heights Q&A

Jordyn Bryant, Writer
December 9, 2013
Filed under College and Career, Opinion

Caroline Barnes was born and raised in Wichita, Kansas. She always wanted to go to Los Angeles, California. Caroline is 15 years old and a sophomore at Heights. She enjoyed elementary school the most and her favorite musician is August Alsina. Q) What are you passionate about? A) How a woman can bar...

Heights Q&A

Cody Burns, Writer
December 9, 2013
Filed under College and Career, Opinion

Andrew Reyes Q: What do you want to do when you grow up? A: I want to be a successful tennis player. Q: what scares you the most? A:  Not being successful. Q: Do you want to go to college? A: Yes, of course! Q: what college? A: KU or WSU; any would be good. Q: what is your goal in life? A: T...

Heights Q&A

Jordyn Bryant, Writer
December 9, 2013
Filed under College and Career, Opinion

Katelyn Powell is a freshman at Heights. She’s 14 years old and loved middle school the most. She was born and raised in Wichita, Kansas. She’s a talented piano player. Q) What are you passionate about? A) I am passionate about softball because it brings me out. Q) Who do you look up to? ...

Lending a helping hand

Lending a helping hand

Brittany Garcia-Jonker, Writer
December 4, 2013
Filed under College and Career, News

In the United States, 64.5 million people of all ages volunteered between September 2011 and September 2012. There are many different kinds of volunteering including charities, working with children, counseling and many more. Benefits of Volunteering People volunteer for many different reasons. There...

Let’s Talk Music!

Jordyn Bryant, Writer
December 2, 2013
Filed under A&E, College and Career

Wichita Heights High School music teacher, Travis Hale, says his favorite thing about teaching music is being able to watch the students grow and mature through music. Hale started out in band in 6th grade playing the saxophone in 1986. Never having private lessons, Hale says he wasn’t a normal kid, b...

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