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Baseball 4-13

RJay McCoy
April 18, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Video

The Heights Baseball Team has kicked off their season on a for sure high note going 6-0 overall and 4-0 in city league play. The Falcons opened up the season taking a trip to garden city Kansas and sweeping the buffaloes by scores of 6-4 and 7-5. Heights came home for Opening Day capping off the whole...

Prom 2K17

Jacob Fryman
April 18, 2017
Filed under Falcon People, News, Video

Prom has come and gone, it was fun while it lasted. For many of you that was your last high school dance, for you juniors who went it’s time to save up for next year. Congrats to Matthew Shoemaker and Madison Angel for winning Prince and Princesses. Big congrats to Anthoney Collins and Tania Lowe...

Water Field Trip

Brylen Gilmere
April 18, 2017
Filed under Falcon People, Fun Stuff, News, Video

Last Friday, Mrs. Paschal took seniors to the work in water field trip. The students learned more information about water and how it gets to our homes. At this field trip, students got to participate in some hands on experiments and projects. Senior participants qualified for an exclusive paid summer...

Tech Jobs

Kerry Dunn, videographer
April 18, 2017
Filed under News, Uncategorized, Video

The job market is alive and thriving in tech. There are 627,000 unfilled occupations in the u.s right now. The vast majority were employed by tech companies. But many worked as technologist in other industries such as banking and health care, underlining the opportunity for workers with the right...

Girls Basketball Final

Danson Kariuki
April 6, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports, Video

The girls basketball team placed 3rd in the city league. The leading scorer for the team was junior Trinity Conley, which is sure to achieve honors at the end of the year. Senior Tania Lowe was the second leading scorer, averaging 11 points per game. In the final game of the season the girls went to...

Boys Swimming Final

Brylen Gilmere
March 29, 2017
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports, Swimming, Video

The boys swim team ended the season like they wanted to, and that was winning a state championship. The team put up 242 points. Maize and Lenexa-St. James Academy were running for second with 181 points each. This was the teams 2nd state title in the last 3 years. Heights took 1st in the 200 medley rel...

Trick Questions

Jamir Johnson
March 28, 2017
Filed under Falcon People, Fun Stuff, News, Out of the Ordinary, Video

On the Studio H show we have always been giving you serious topics and we have never once had a little fun. So TraSaul Jones went out and asked random people ridiculous questions to see what they had to say.

Prom 2017 Preview

Cyla Hoefgen
March 28, 2017
Filed under Falcon People, Fun Stuff, News, Video

Who’s excited for prom? I know I am. Prom this year will be on Saturday April 1st from 8:30 to 11:30pm at Venue 3130. This is a new place this year which is located at 3130 W Central Ave. The theme for prom will be A Night under the Big Top.  Tickets will be $22 per person. After prom this year will...

Video Yearbook Tutorial 3-17

Kerry Dunn and Antonio McCoy
March 27, 2017
Filed under Fun Stuff, News, Video

Interactive Dvd yearbooks were made to show the final videos that were made over the school year. But that has been replaced with augmented reality videos that can be watched on the year book. Make a account on Aurasma.com Go to the link provided on the first page of the yearbook follow the F...

Buckle Down Seniors 3-17

Brylen Gilmere
March 27, 2017
Filed under Falcon People, News, Video

Senior year is coming to a close. Also the senioridis disease is coming in, and it’s time for the seniors to take their meds and stay focused in school. Here are some special dates for the seniors to remember.  Finals are on Friday May 5th, and on Monday May 8th. May 9th is the Senior Breakfast, and it ...

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