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Track 3-17

Danson Kariuki
March 27, 2017
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The new season for track and field has officially started. This year, is the last year of the Track and Field head coach; Steve Crosley. Coach Crosley has been the head coach for 30 years, and has had a fantastic career. Let’s see what the amazing coach has to say about his experience at heights, and...

Bowling Final

Coach Kelly
March 27, 2017
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The Heights Bowling season has ended, they just finished State on March 2nd. There were only two girls who qualified for State, Desirae Corey and Melanie Darrow. The Boys team however qualified all there players and they placed third overall in State. Members included, Korey Bice, Mack Protheroe, Nate Sevie...

Boys Basketball Final

Jacob Fryman, Author/Producer
March 27, 2017
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The Boys basketball team has had a great season finishing at 19-6. They took the trip up to Topeka for the state tournament and there first opponent was Pittsburg. Pittsburg was 20-2 coming in at the 2 seed and Heights, the number 6th seed came out and did what many people believe was a huge upset.  ...

Rocket Launch 3-17

Haven Theseas, Student
March 27, 2017
Filed under Falcon People, Fun Stuff, News, Video

On Wednesday March 15th volunteers from the Cosmosphere in Hutchinson, Kansas came to Heights to provide an in school field trip for the Astronomy class. Over the day they were shown demonstrations, built rockets, and launched rockets. A big thanks to the Cosmosphere.

Blood Drive Preview 3-3-17

Kaelyn Hannah
March 7, 2017
Filed under Falcon People, News, Video

Once a year, the American Red Cross comes to Heights and takes donated blood to people who need it. Approximately 36,000 units of red blood cells are needed every day in the U.S. Although 38% percent are eligible to donate blood but less than 10% actually do donate. Heights students are helping out by...

Spring Sports Intro 2017

Kevon Lane
March 7, 2017
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Spring sports started this week which means there are six different sports getting ready for competition this spring. Boys Tennis is led by Coach Paul Biays in his twelfth year as the head coach. Kerry Dunn is one of their best players which finished second place in city league, first place in regionals,...

Spring Break Story 3-3

Trasaul Jones
March 7, 2017
Filed under Falcon People, Fun Stuff, News, Video

Spring break is the best time for relaxing and enjoying the time away from school. Most students would like to go out of town or hang out with friends. We caught up with a few students to see what they will be doing over this extended break. Some people go on trips. Others stay at home and relax the...

Bowling Story 3-3

RJay McCoy
March 6, 2017
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The Heights Bowling team fresh off of regionals are pushing through postseason play. The Boys coming off a third place finish at regionals earning a spot in the State Tournament. Those who advanced to State for the Boys are Korey Bice, Mark Protheroe, Caleb Limes, Nate Sevier, Chris Marcum and Ryan George....

Wresting story 3-3

Haven Theseas
March 6, 2017
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports, Video, Wrestling Team

The wrestling team competed in regionals two weeks ago at Goddard and only two wrestlers qualified for state tournament at Hartman Arena this past weekend. Cortez Orange at 160 lbs qualified 8th at regionals and had a disappointing finish at state losing both matches.  Dejuan Scott at 182 lbs qu...

Forensics Story 3-3

Kerry Dunn
March 6, 2017
Filed under Falcon People, News, Video

The forensics team had great deal of success at the Kapaun tournament on Feb 24th and the 25th. They brought home 6 medals out of the 9 events they entered in. Dat Trinh — 1 in Student Congress, Senate division. Mackenzie Johnson and Cyla Heofgen — 3th in Public Forum Debate Rachel Blue and Val Vallin ...

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